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Awesome Afternoon Teas

We Review: Sheraton Grand Hat Tea

What: Not quite a Mad Hatters tea party but there are certainly hats. New: The Sheraton Grand has teamed up with the world’s oldest hat shop, (Locke & Co) to create a one of a kind afternoon tea. New to the menu, it was our privilege to go and check it out. Where: The Sheraton Grand Park

Experiences & Pop-Ups

London in the Sky Returns

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a 22-seater table floating 100ft in the sky. Oh right, London in the Sky must be back. The pop-up (emphasis on the up) is returning 5th to 15th July above South Bank meaning daring diners will enjoy beautiful and unique views of iconic London landmarks like...

Health & Wellness

Free Charity Fitness Class at Psycle London

There are some ‘national’ days and months that we could do without, purely created for the sake of sales, (cynical but true), but there’s one cause that is taking place in March that we are fully on board with: Brain Tumour Awareness Month. You probably didn’t know that 11,000 people a year...

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What to do This Weekend

What To Do This Weekend: 23rd – 25th March

Coming round so soon that you might believe it was a weekly event, it’s almost the weekend again! Hurrah! Yay! Crack open some bubbles. So as you contemplate what to do with your two days of freedom, here are some ideas from The Handbook. We hope they help.

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Openings & Launches

Think You Know About Burma? Have You Tried The Food?

We know so much about the changing political situations in Burma that it comes as a bit of a surprise to realise that we understand so little about the culture, if someone asked you who Aung San Sui Kui is, you’d (hopefully) have no difficulty in identifying her. If someone asked you what...

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

The Prince Returns For Summer

Before last year, Fulham and West Brompton didn’t really have much in the way of the food scene. Having lived there for six years and counting, I watched as my sister’s neighbourhood of Tooting grew into an exciting foodie hub, whilst I made do with another overly expensive pub, because...

Things to do Outdoors

Skylight at Tobacco Dock Returns for Summer

Amidst talks of the Beast of the East Part 3 and yellow snow ice warnings, we have some news which is a little sunnier, at least we hope by the time it opens it’s sunnier, if not we will be moving The Handbook HQ somewhere hotter (yeah, we’re threatening you weather). On the 3rd May, Skylight...

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The Handbook Meets

Top 5 East London Bars

In a world of Instagrammers and so-called influencers it’s easy to start to miss real writing and journalism, after all there’s only so much you can get from 167 characters. A perfect antidote to that is Nicola King a.k.a’d as East London Girl. As well as a popular Insta account...

Experiences & Pop-Ups

Is This Going To Be The Healthiest Restaurant In London?

Block out your weekends and lock up your yucca trees, Plates London is coming! The plant based restaurant is set to open in Dalston and will be offering their creations to the general public, initially just one day a week. Plates is the brainchild of brother-sister team Kirk and Keeley Haworth, the...

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Business & Careers

Invest In A Bar For The Price Of A Round

Have you always fancied owning a bar? Maybe not standing in front of the optics, changing the barrel and totting up the books at the end of the week, but rather as a silent partner, nodding to acknowledge the bar staff while someone pours your ‘usual’? Well, now you could. And for less than...

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