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Experiences & Pop-Ups

Take A Chan-Chance On This New Abba Themed Restaurant

Mamma Mia, here we go again… Love it or hate it, we all know the words to pretty much every ABBA song, and whether or not we admit it we find it impossible to stop ourselves crooning into our hairbrush every time Dancing Queen comes on on the airwaves. So no wonder that the Mamma Mia film franchise has become so lucrative, every day there’s a new Mamma Mia pop-up to add to the diary and for the hardcore fans, the ultimate Mamma Mia inspired feast has just opened at The O2! But act fast because the tickets will soon be slipping through […]

Seasonal & Celebrations

There’s No, Ho, Ho, Time Like The Present To Book Your Street Feast Party

Christmas time, mistletoe and wine, children siiiiiinging Christian rhymes, with logs on the fire, gifts on the tree, it’s a time to re- Oh, sorry about that, we’re getting carried away because it’s September so that’s, like, basically Christmas, right? Wrong. But, there’s no denying that the countdown is on, and whether you’re someone who buys your pressies on Boxing Day, or perhaps you’re a last minute Michael and you rummage for odd socks for Dad at 4am on Christmas Eve, one thing everyone has in common is their love of Christmas food and frolics! Enter Street Feast! Providing some […]

Experiences & Pop-Ups

Gingerline Has Just Released A New Batch Of Tickets, EEK!

Beware! You’re about to be catapulted into a tantalising taste adventure, hidden deep inside Gingerline’s secret headquarters. That’s right, the Gingerline creatives have been hard at work creating the next of their latest interactive multi-dimensional dining experience, Chambers_ (no, not a typo). Returning to Gingerline’s Hoxton HQ, Chambers_ returns with a brand-new dining adventure, and even a shiny new name. And in true Gingerline style, it’s super top secret so we’ve just broken down the gist of the experience just for you. But shhh, don’t tell anyone! This summer, adventurers will embark on a two-hour playful endeavour through five different […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Lewis Hamilton Just Opened A Vegan Burger Restaurant & It’s Driving Us Crazy With Excitement!

From Idris Elba launching a cocktail bar named Parrot to David Beckham taking over a West London boozer, there’s really no shortage of celebs turning their hand to food and drink. Now, things are about to become even more random as Lewis Hamilton, as in racing driver Lewis, is launching a vegan burger chain in the city… and it’s driving us crazy with excitement (geddit, driving?). OK, perhaps reading that you might think it’s somewhat bizarre, however Lewis did announce he’d become vegan in 2017 and, since, he’s been working with several investors to launch Neat Burger which has been […]

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Openings & Launches

Madrid’s Luxury Rainforest Restaurant Heads To Mayfair

There’s a bit of a rumour going around the city. We’re told we’ll find giraffes roaming the streets, elephants causing havoc, and chimps will be swooping down to nab your sarnie you’d saved from lunch… Okay, not quite but Madrid’s hit luxury rainforest inspired restaurant, Amazonico is set to be making an appearance in Mayfair and Londoner’s are getting super excited… Although information is a little thing on the ground, the news about London’s newest rainforest restaurant has been spreading thick and fast. It’s said Amazonico will be taking over the 8,500 square foot former Allied Irish Bank site in Berkeley […]

Things to do Outdoors

Are You Headed To London’s Biggest Summer Party?

Is it just us or does the summer seem to be slipping away with the wind? And what the heck happened to the summery weather we’d grown to know and love so dearly?! The nights are already drawing in, winter is itching to make an early appearance, and we’re losing our mind over the fact all of the summer pop-ups are coming to an early end. But in an attempt to soak up the last of the summer, pop on your maxi dress, grab your heels, and why not head over to the mega summer garden party happening over at Battersea […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

5 Things To Know About Plant-Based Foods

I’m sure when you are walking down the aisle in your local supermarket, you have noticed the growing number of products listed as ‘plant-based’, ‘vegan’ or ‘vegetarian’ and are intrigued by the health benefits they may offer. Perhaps you are already following a plant-based diet and would like to know more about your favourite foods? Whatever the case may be, when it comes to the world of plant-based foods, there is always something new to learn. What exactly are plant-based foods? They are foods that are derived from plants including fruits, vegetables, roots, herbs, nuts, whole grains, stems, seeds, and […]

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Openings & Launches

But Why Did They Call It Eggslut? The Eggy Restaurant With The Edgy Name

Just when we thought we’d heard every restaurant name under the sun, there’s a new one hatching in central delightfully named Eggslut. Yep, you read that correctly. This LA-based diner has flown the nest over the Atlantic ocean launching their very first London venue, and it’s opening tomorrow! On 7th August, this new eatery is landing on Portobello Road and it’s been stirring up a bit of a name for itself. Mainly because of it’s charming name. But also because it’s serving up the ultimate comfort food – an eggy bap! Granted, you can’t beat an eggy bap, but with […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

London’s Hottest Restaurants Are Now All In One Place

When I picture a food arcade, I imagine screaming kids running around and sticky, faded canteen tables flooded with scrunched up napkins splattered with tommy K, trampled fries looking like dolled up cigarette butts, and half eaten micro-ed jacket spuds sprawled everywhere. In my mind, it’s chaos. So when we heard about the Arcade Food Theatre, we pushed it aside thinking it’d end up being just another crowded food court. But oh boy were we wrong. Arcade Food Theatre, located on the ground floor of the Centre Point building, is a new swanky dining experience featuring six of London’s finest independent […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Being A Cheeseboard Influencer Is A Real Job And It Looks SO Gouda

We’ve all heard of influencers. We’ve all seen them at work too… curling up on cupcake lilos, posing by palm trees and bobbing about in brightly coloured ball pits. But, have you heard of cheeseboard influencers? A whole different kettle of fish, or board of cheese, if you will. If you didn’t think there was such a thing as the perfect job, then cop an eye at what these cheddar-hungry tricksters do in their spare time. Yep, being a cheeseboard influencer is officially a thing, and it sounds pretty darn gouda… Posting snaps of brimming boards of brie, cuts of […]

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