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The Betjemen Arms Ale Festival

Geronimo Inns pub The Betjemen Arms, Kings Cross St Pancras, is hosting an Ale Festival until Sunday 3 November. Teaming up with Croydon brewers, The Cronx Brewery, The Arms will be offering two new beers exclusively throughout the festival: Kotchin, 3.9% Blonde – A hoppy blonde ale which is brewed with Cascade hops to give it a passionfruit and peach aroma; Entire, 5.2% Porter – a blend of ale, hopped beer and tuppenny, which were originally mixed together by a Shoreditch barman; and Limited edition Fallout 4.6% Autumn ale – a hoppy, deep red autumnal beer available in Pumpkin Spice […]

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Halloween Afternoon Tea at The Corinthia

The British Afternoon Tea at the Corinthia Hotel, usually enjoyed under the splendid chandelier and sumptuous marble-lined atrium this hotel boasts, is being given a bit of a twist this Halloween. It will include such ghoulish treats as The Witch's Hat and The Spider's Tart (pictured) – which aren't exactly what they might seem. The 'Hat' will be a raspberry macaroon with fresh raspberries and cream, while the 'Tart' will be a pumpkin custard tart. All wonderfully delicious, of course. It doesn't stop there. There's the  lime and chocolate Poisonous Mushroom to try, the Broomstick, a blackcurrant mousse with black ink jelly and […]

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Randall & Aubin Catering

You all know Randall & Aubin for the mouthwatering and acclaimed food it provides diners at its seafood and rotisserie restaurant in Soho. Well, now, we're about to get a whole more access to the gastronomic wonders of this company …. Randall & Aubin are launching their very own event catering business. Overseen by chef Ed Baines and co-founder Jamie Poulton, party food won't quite ever be the same again. We promise you. We're talking canapes along the lines of Mini Wagyu Burgers, Seafood Frito Misto, Truffle Potatoes with Melted Cheese, ready-made picnics, weddings featuring delicious rotisserie meats and even […]

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Boorito

Would you like to do something good for charity this coming Halloween? Well, here's how: Chipotle Mexican Grill is helping raise funds to benefit FoodCycle through a fundraiser named, aptly enough, Boorito. On October 31, Chipotle will treat any customers who turn up to any of the five restaurants across town in fancy dress, a burrito, a burrito bowl, a salad, or an order of tacos for only £2 between the hours of 4pm and closing.  Proceeds raised – up to £10,000 – will benefit the food charity, FoodCycle, a UK charity that brings together volunteers, surplus food, and spare kitchen […]

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Diwali at Dishoom

You may have heard through the grapevine that Dishoom has recently opened its second London branch in Shoreditch. Well, there's more news to come out of this excellent Bombay cafe. For they are putting on a feast of festivities this Diwali (The festival of light, the biggest celebration in the Hindu calendar) when it comes to pass this November. On Sunday November 11, there will be a long list of events which will all be in association with the South Asian Literature Festival, at the two restaurants. Between live storytelling, face-painting and collaborative pavement art, there will of course be […]

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J Sheekey Fish

You know the restaurant, now know the recipes behind its success. J Sheekey is to divulge all the secrets behind the enduring and ever-crowd-gathering gastronomic options that have been gracing the celebrated fish restaurant's menu since the 1890s. It famously all began when stallholder Josef Sheekey was given permission by Lord Salisbury to serve his eponymous fish and seafood in St Martin's Court. The rest, as they say, is history. If you've never managed a trip to this theatreland haunt, not to worry. The book will certainly give you all the fishy inspiration you need to recreate J Sheekey's grand […]

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Martinis at the Draycott Hotel

You may have heard that the latest 007 film is upon us, but the all-new Skyfall isn't just bewitching film buffs at the pictures. For The Draycott Hotel, part of Mantis, has got in on the act, too. The elegant Cheslea hotel is to offer complimentary “Shaken, Not Stirred” martinis to guests beginning this week on October 25, and will continue on until November 15. The martinis will be offered each evening, along with the Draycott’s signature nightly champagne service. If you didn't know, as part of the attractive service at the Draycott, champagne (and now the limited martini rounds) […]

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GO Food

Tim Entwistle and James Hoole are the co-creators behind GO Food, a company which offers on-the-go quality food (think stone baked pizzas, artisan breads, croissants, espresso) at affordable prices. They have just opened in Spitalfields, making this sort of food perfect for the sort of people one finds in this are of London: keen on good food, short on time. Their signature dishes include: Made-to-order pizzas (7” for £3.50)/(10" £5.50) ready under three minutes; Italian Flatbreads (£3); hot filled croissants (£2.50), and so on. If you're in the Spitalfields area (36 Brushfield Street), make you sure you stop off at this innovative food outlet. […]

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Spooky Tea at Royal Horseguards Hotel

If the sound of Spiced Pumpkin Jammie Dodgers and Bitter Chocolate Witch Hats take your fancy, you  may want to head over to the Royal Horseguard's Hotel very soon. For in celebration of Halloween, the 19th Century-built Five Star hotel that overlooks the Thames and is situated at the heart of historic London, is launching a limited edition Halloween Afternoon Tea.  Book online at www.guonman.com/halloweentea, but hurry, as you only have until 5th November once the afternoon tea kicks off on 22nd October. The tea, expertly created by the hotel's resident pastry chef Joanne Todd, is priced at £35 per […]

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A freebie at the all-new Anise

If you're a regular at any of Vivek Singh's mouth-watering Indian restaurants in London, you'll have noticed the vivacious Cinnamon Kitchen – near Liverpool Street – has been missing its branched-on bar, Anise. But that's all about to change – thankfully – as the bar reopens after a complete revamp. The sleek new interiors and refurbished bar, famous for its Bhangra beats and as a perfect location for a post-working-week celebration, has another surprise to share with us all…. On Friday 26th October, Anise will be giving away a free Calcutta Cocktail – a concoction of Bombay Sapphire, assam tea, […]

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