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Dieci Review

Dieci is a lovely, intimate dining experience in the hotel of No. 10 Manchester Street that sits inconspicuously amongst the charming houses of the Baker Street area. Inside there are plush cushions and velvet lined seats to relax in either open booths or tables for two.Executive Chef Cristian...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Lily Vanilli’s home brew

East London institution, Sebright Arms, is collaborating with baker Lily Vanilli in the latest of its Seabright Homebrew series. Previous collaborators include artist Pure Evil. Using its homebrewing kit, a ‘nano-brewery’ which allows for beer to be brewed in very small batches...

Hotels

Cuban Afternoon Tea at St Martins Lane Hotel

Asia de Cuba at  St Martins Lane Hotel and Luna & Curious have done away with the traditional cucumber sandwiches and strawberry jam synonymous with afternoon tea in place of a more exotic, experiential tea. Cafécito & Afternoon Tea will send guests into the mystique...

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Reviews

Notting Hill Kitchen Review

Having fallen in love with Portuguese cuisine during a trip this summer to the Algarve, I was excited to hear that a Portuguese and Spanish restaurant was opening in Notting Hill. I was even more excited when I went down to review it.What I first noticed about Notting Hill Kitchen, is how it...

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Openings & Launches

Augustine Kitchen

Battersea is getting a new French bistro next week from Franck Raymond who has named the new Augustine Kitchen after his grandmother. Expect French-style tapas together with more classic fare, focussing on produce from France’s Evian region where Raymond was born.Formerly head chef at...

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Culture

Eric Lanlard at Charlotte Street Hotel

Charlotte Street welcomes Master Patissier Eric Lanlard to the hotel as part of ‘Food & Film’, taking place throughout September.  As well as being a seasoned presenter of Channel 4’s Baking Mad, Lanlard also has his own destination café and cookery school in...

Openings & Launches

Brides

Mark your diaries stylish brides to be! Brides The Show is taking place next month and bringing together a carefully curated collection of bridal companies and wedding experts, bridal designers and their latest gowns. Visitors can expect catwalk shows, workshops, wine tastings, beauty master...

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Reviews

Le Cercle Restaurant Review

Last week The Handbook braved the torrential rain to head over to Le Cercle, in search of their tasting menu. Having waded through the puddles on Sloane Square, we slipped off onto Wilbraham Place, through the glass doors, down a set of stairs into Le Cercle.Despite having no windows, Le...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Bond Breakfast At The Dorchester

On Saturday 28th of September to celebrate the release of ‘Solo’, the new James Bond book, come down to The Dorchester and enjoy ‘Breakfast with Bond’. The best selling international author William Boyd will be reading extracts from his book, which opens with 007 having a...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

London Restaurant Festival

London Restaurant Festival is back. Now in its 5th year the festival will be taking over restaurants throughout London for 2 weeks in October. Celebrating the best of London’s restaurants and eating out.New for 2013, London Restaurant Festival is proud to announce that chef, food writer...

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