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Le Caprice Saturday Brunch

Le Caprice is launching a Saturday brunch from 14 July. Chef Director of the Caprice group, Tim Hughes and Head Chef of Le Caprice, Andrew Mclay have developed the luxurious but keenly priced new menu. Highlights include a bacon, egg and foie gras muffin with hash browns; fried duck egg with chorizo, broad beans and Padrón peppers and a Wagyu rump steak sandwich with black pepper garlic mayonnaise, rocket, Datterini tomatoes and Parmesan. The extensive brasserie-style menu will continue to feature the all-time classics such as steak tartare and eggs Benedict – the favourite of Princess Diana who would often […]

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Fly to Ripley

If you're an aviation enthusiast but you can't get yourself to the Farnborough Air Show this month because you're stuck at work in London, there may be an alternative for you. Head to Ripley's Believe It Or Not in Piccadilly Circus… and you'll see why: there's an aviation theme this summer. There are artefacts galore here: a fragment of Amelia's Plane, the Lockheed Electra, discovered following its disappearance in 1937, and on show, there will be the original propeller of a Sopqith Camel Fighter from 1981. This was the plane responsible for over 1000 British air victories in World War […]

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Floridita fetes The Rolling Stones

Floridita in Soho is celebrating fifty years since the first ever Rolling Stones gig at its former incarnation, the Marquee Club, by staging a one-off evening of dining, music and dancing with The Counterfeit Stones. On Thursday 12 July, Floridita will lay on a special edition, sixties-themed three-course-meal accompanied by a jam packed night of entertainment. The Counterfeit Stones consist of Nick Dagger, Keef Rickard and Charlie Mott and Mick Jagger himself has described them as ‘The Most Famous Stones Band in England.’ Expect to eat the best of sixties haute cuisine including prawn cocktail, spit roast Appleton pork loin, […]

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Gastro Race around London

Are you taking part in the Olympics? No, neither are we … but this might take your fancy: Tom and Ed Martin (or The Jugged Hare and The Botanist fame) are holding their very own 'Gastro Race'. All you seemingly need to do, is pick up a ‘Gastro Race’ card from any pub or restaurant belonging to the group at any time from Friday 27th July and visit four of your favourite eating and drinking destinations from within the Martin empire up until Sunday 12th August to win. Once you’ve set out your game plan, visit any of the four […]

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Cannizaro House, Wimbledon

The Wimbledon Championships will this weekend reach their climax, but that's not to say we don't have a superb handful of days to come yet. To boost your enjoyment of what has frankly been a thrilling one and a half weeks, is the offer the kind people at Cannizaro House, the nearby and splendid country house hotel set in the heart of the very green and pristine Cannizaro Park in SW19, have put on for us all. Until 8th July, for £200 per person, they are suggesting you start your day of tennis with them: enjoy terrace champagne and canapes […]

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Ceviche pops up at Asia de Cuba

Asia de Cuba is opening a pop-up summer ceviche bar in St Martin’s Lane Hotel Front Room featuring some of the restaurant’s favourite dishes. Ceviche creatively blends Spanish, Japanese and local South American influences all found at A de C. The bar's extended ceviche extended menu includes traditional ceviche recipes with modern twists on classic dishes, including Scottish Salmon and Salted Avocado Helado, Curry Kingfish and Passionfruit; Grouper, Seville Orange and Aji Amarillo, and Prawn, Snapper and ‘Confit’ Watermelon. Get further into the spirit of things and sip on a range of classic South American creations and cooling cocktails. Oh […]

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Gin and Jazz at the Intercontinental

Every third Thursday of the month, at 8pm, the Intercontinental Park Lane takes you back in time to experiences the heady times of the cocktail-swilling, jazz-loving days of the Twenties. And guess what? One of those is coming up rather soon … Gin & Jazz is the night we're talking about, and the next event is taking place on Thursday 19th July – it really ought not to be missed. What is it exactly? Well, it's the exciting combination of two of our most favourite things: smooth jazz and even smoother gin from the award-winning hotel's gin bar (which stocks 35 varieties), […]

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Franco Manca’s Olympic breakfast

Franco Manca Stratford City is celebrating The Games by lighting the fire under its fabulous new Burning Torch Breakfast. Forget the traditional British fry up. Franco Manca is offering a selection of the finest organic ingredients, flame baked in the restaurant’s special wood burning brick ovens. We’re talking Old Spot ham, egg and cherry tomatoes, Smoked cured bacon, Old Spot sausage and egg, and Baked wild mushrooms, egg and mozzarella – all served with homemade sourdough bread baked with the residual heat from the ovens. Celebrating all things British, the eggs are of the Cotswold Legbar variety famous for their […]

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Penhaligon’s Peoneve Terrace

To coincide with the launch of Penhaligon’s new Peoneve scent, Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Terrace is to be transformed into a multi-sensory experience – think an eccentric English garden in high summer. The Peoneve Terrace will feature an innovative cocktail list created by Fifth Floor Bar manager Dominic Jacobs using spirits from Chase Distillery. These include Penhaligon’s Peony Punch served in a 5-litre Penhaligon’s perfume bottle for six to share – blending William’s gin with a bespoke tea inspired by the notes in the fragrance. There’s also The Rose Garden – made with Kentish raspberries, fresh white peach, Naked Chase […]

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Feng Sushi goes North

It's bewitched us for years now with its in-restaurant aquariums, calming trickling-water sounds and exquisite, constantly ever-modernising menus. But this month, to surprise us all a bit more, Feng Sushi comes to West Hampstead. It is the award-winning company's eight incarnation in London and it remains still a proud provider of Sustainable Fish (in March this year, Feng Sushi win the Sustainable Cities award in the food category). Architects Stiff + Trevillian have been in to ensure that the restaurant retains its tranquil setting, but this branch will come with the added bonus of having over 40 covers in total, […]

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Nozomi Delivered

There doesn't have to be wall to wall sunshine in order for us all to enjoy a take-away every now and again…. after all, they're not always best enjoyed in the park. So take note of Nozomi's exciting new delivery service, which means that all its wondrous Japanese fare can come to you without even having to leave home.  If you live within the postcodes – SW1, SW3, SW5, SW6, SW7, SW8, SW10, W1, W2, W8, W10, W11, W14 – then you're in luck. Rock Shrimp tempura, Chilean Sea-Bass and Akami Tataki are some of the things up for grabs on the […]

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The Langham picnic

This summer guests can take advantage of the Langham’s location, minutes from Regent’s Park and enjoy the hotel’s renowned afternoon tea for two in a traditional wicker hamper, complete with picnic rug. The new Palm Court Afternoon Tea hamper features a selection of sandwiches including: poached Scottish salmon and cucumber, Coronation chicken and cream cheese with piccalilli; home-baked scones with Champagne soaked raisins; jewel-like pastries from Palm Court’s Bijoux Tea inspired by Asprey trinkets.   £85.00 for two, 72 hours’ notice requested. Upgrade for £30 for a half bottle of Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve / £75 for a bottle of Laurent […]

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