London's Premier Venue, Celebrity and Events Guide

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Kua ‘Aina: Hawaiian burgers in Soho

The perfect antidote to the rainy weather, Kua ‘Aina is a surprising Hawaiian haven in very central London. Hidden just off Regent Street, this cosy burger restaurant welcomes you with a playful splash of colour (pink, yellow and aquamarine conjure the tropical beach and sea), a rough and...

Reviews

The Penny Black: Great British Food on Fulham Road

Since opening in 2011, The Penny Black on Fulham Road has won a reputation of serving great British food in a casual but sophisticated setting and The Handbook were lucky enough to go down and try it. The restaurant is informal but still classic, great service but unpretentious; it has none of...

Openings & Launches

Dior Cafe

Handbags at the ready, Dior is mounting a month long take-over of Harrods. And it involves (among other fashionable fancies) food. Chanel mounted a similar assault just over a year ago with window displays, pop-up fashion and beauty boutiques and even an exhibition dedicated to those iconic...

Read more

Become An Insider

Want free instant access to secret locations, exclusive parties, the latest openings and much more!

Fashion & Beauty

Heart & Noble Trunk Show Collection at Wolf & Badger

If fashion is more your thing than rugby, than ditch the noisy pubs showing the Six Nations this Saturday and head over to Wolf & Badger on Lebury Street for their trunk show event with Heart & Noble. Founded in the summer of 2012 by designer Cristina Gabriele, Heart & Noble design...

Read more

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Antonio Carluccio reopens Putney restaurant

Antonio Carluccio himself turned up in Putney this week, for the re-launch of his restaurant on the riverfront, at Putney Wharf. The legendary Italian chef was on top form as he hosted an aperitivo evening to showcase the marvellous refurbishment of Carluccio's Putney. The Handbook got the...

Read more

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

The Crooked Well hosts at Camberwell Film Festival

Film buffs get excited – the Camberwell Free Film Festival started yesterday, with a whole host of Camberwell venues taking part until the close on 24th March. Michelin-recommended restaurant and bar ‘The Crooked Well’ is one of these venues, holding a free screening of Me and...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Stefi Jakab’s Birdcage Cake Classes

Calling all cake-lovers… Cordon Bleu cake artist Stefi Jakab is launching a new series of masterclasses! Stefi’s bespoke and intricate creations have given her a loyal following in the industry, and now she is keen to pass on her expertise, with workshops across London. It...

Read more

Seasonal & Celebrations

MINT Polo in the Park

MINT Polo in the Park, the leading outdoor polo and luxury lifestyle event in central London, returns to the city this summer. From the 7-9th June, Hurlingham Park will once again play host to one of the most hotly anticipated sporting events in London's social calendar. MINT Polo in the...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Tanqueray pop-up Gin Palace

Tanqueray Gin is celebrating the revival of the Gin Palace and the birthday of company founder, Charles Tanqueray with a pop-up Tanqueray version next week, 27-28 March, in Covent Garden’s Floral Street. Actor Idris Elba will host the launch of this historic shop setting that promises a...

Read more

Openings & Launches

The Ship

Iconic Young’s pub, The Ship in Wandsworth has just undergone a fabulous renovation with new menus to match. The dining room has been refurbished and extended, the bar updated and there’s also a completely new outside bar, terrace and barbecue area plus three ten-seater cabins...

Read more

  • * a company email is required to download this file
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.