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Experiences & Pop-Ups

The UK’s Largest Slip N’ Slide is Coming to London

It’s like something out of an obscure dream, everyone’s favourite Bake-Off contestant Selasi sliding down a slippery slope only to serve you a cocktail at the end. But this not a dream, it’s time to get wet and slippery and hurl your slightly sweaty, greased-up body down a 50ft high 120ft...

Experiences & Pop-Ups

Mister Fitz’s: Doughnut Time Launch Ice Cream Pop-Up

They’re known for their outrageous doughnuts, but now Doughnut Time are turning their hand to ice-cream as they launch their own pop-up parlour Mister Fitz’s Finest Ice Cream. Opening today, they’ll be serving up ice cream sandwiches, because why eat your ice cream out of a cone when you can...

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Openings & Launches

A Pick ‘n Mix of Cuisine: Isla Ray to Open in Deptford

If you’re an advocate for food-well-travelled, or if you find choosing whether to have an Indian or Chinese takeaway more challenging than rocket science, then new Deptford restaurant Isla Ray is the nomad-enticing, food conglomeration you need to try. Owner Rachael Dalton-Loveland has taken...

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Openings & Launches

Alfresco Bottomless Brunch at the New Soane’s Kitchen

A new restaurant and café is opening in the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, the country retreat of acclaimed British architect Sir John Soane built by him to entertain friends in 1800. Founder of catering company Social Pantry Alex Head is behind the exciting...

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Best Brunches

The New Decadent, Bottomless-Brunch You Need to Try

What: Brunch, everyone Londoner’s favourite time of the week, the meal that can cure a hangover, start a hangover and means you can technically eat twice as much as it’s two meals in one, although, not actually advisable of course. When we heard that Sea Containers had just introduced new...

Travel

Bathrooms Of Instagram

Is your loo Instagram ready? Probably not (the bathroom here at The Handbook is currently being plagued by ‘the phantom sh**tter’, so count us out), but unlike us thankfully the restaurants, bars and hotels of London not only have their loo brush game sorted, but they’ve got a...

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Travel

Foodie Spots in NYC You Didn’t Know You Needed

New York City: a food lover’s paradise. You visit and stuff your face at all the usual suspects that everyone you know insists you try, but what about those delicious spots that only a local would know? Well, I’m a local, and I’m here to tell you you’ve been missing out, but...

Experiences & Pop-Ups

Romance In The Air: Summer Love Film Festival

As a singleton, I usually look to movies to bring hope for this hopeless romantic. I like feel-good films with the heartbreaks, and many happy endings. My ideal Saturday night actually includes curling up in bed with a good snack and a tub of ice cream ready to watch a good romance movie. But this...

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Borough Wines and Beers Celebrate Their Birthday With Free Cocktails

When I read fortnight of free cocktails, I stopped everything I was doing and just stared at the sentence for a little bit. Free…cocktails… in what alternate-universe do such things exist? And where can I go to get my on my hands on such an alien concoction? Well, turns out not far away!...

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