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Viking Tea at Prism

The best of British meets the best of Icelandic brews at Prism which is serving up Einstök Ölgerd’s Limited-Edition Doppelbock Winter Ale on its Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea Menu. So if you reckon lunch is for wimps, hold out for warm salt beef baguette, homemade Scotch Egg and Rhubarb crumble tart and wash it down with a manly tipple. Einstök is located 60 miles south of the Arctic Circle and brewed from Hlíðarfjall Mountain water that’s washed through prehistoric glaciers and ancient lava fields and has a suitable robust aroma and long mellow finish. Afternoon tea: definitely not just for the girls! […]

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Gone Fishing

Sushi is big business in Brazil and to prove it, launching in March on Lexington Street, is Yoobi, London’s first Brazilian inspired temakeria serving freshly made temaki rolls using high quality natural ingredients from its own rice blend to sustainably-sourced fish and fresh wasabi to locally sourced vegetables. Leading up to the opening, Yoobi is inviting the good people of Soho to play a little game with the chance to win free temaki. The Yoobi site is currently concealed behind a brightly coloured hoarding that hosts a school of black fish, each bearing its own QR code. Just scan them […]

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Truffles in Babylon

If you gave up chocolate for lent and are struggling – would it be sensible to give you something else to look forward to in the meantime? Probably not, but here you go anyway. Head to Babylon at the end of April and you may just find yourself needing to give Truffles up for next year's lent. The eponymous Kensington Roof Garden Restaurant is launching its very own Truffle Menu that week …. running for both lunch and dinner. It will be priced at £55. Be prepared for the famous hidden 'mushroom' to be ensconced into just about every course […]

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The great big fat Fabergé Egg Hunt

If you thought hunting for Easter eggs was just for the kids you evidently haven’t been on a Fabergé egg hunt! Starting today and running for the 40 days and nights up until Easter, 200 Fabergé eggs created by artists, designers, architects and jewellers will go on display across the capital – you just need to find them. But we’ll give you a clue, two gorgeous eggs decorated by Sophie Conran and Rhea Thierstein were installed last night at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel. In fact, Rhea is our new style crush. The artist and set designer […]

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Plateau Pancakes

It's not long until we reach the day when scoffing pancakes is a justified and perfectly-normal pastime.  So, where will you be eating your pancakes on Pancake Day? If you're not too keen on making your own, you could always pop down to Canary Wharf, where D&D restaurant Plateau have something special waiting for you. For pudding, their menu will be graced with the presence of the £7.50 pancakes with citrus sauce and lemon sorbet. Just a tip! 21st February will roll around fast…. www.plateau-restaurant.co.uk/

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Hendrick’s Courtship Clinics

Hendrick’s Gin is well known for flouting the rules of convention so as 29 February is set to reverse the rules of normal courtship, Hendrick’s Unusual Month of Reverse Courtship is hosting a variety of events to celebrate. Both ladies plucking up the courage to pop the question and gentlemen searching for a fail-safe get-out clause should head over to The Lonsdale on Monday 20 Feb when the Ladies School of Nuptial Conquest and Hendrick’s School of Scoundrels will be running concurrently. But who are the best students? Find out at the end of the month when Hendrick’s Preposterous Proposal […]

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Eat Sleep Fashion at The May Fair Hotel

You may have noticed the May Fair Hotel's new Fashion Week facade which was unveiled earlier this morning. This year, it's been created by Rihanna and Florence go-to designers FelderFelder. But trust us, there's a lot more going on inside so get ready to party like a fashionisha… Step 1 Hot foot it to the May Fair Spa which has devised a series of express treatments to deal with LFW fatigue such as the Fashion Eco Chic Pedicure (50 minutes £65.00) or The Crystal Face of Fashion Massage (30 mins £55) to emerge fresh-faced as a supermodel and ready for […]

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Chef Season at Benares

Head to Benares Bar, Mayfair, this month .. and you'll get more than you bargained for. Because head chef, the renowned Atul Kochaar is launching Chef Season: when top chefs from some other of the capital's top restaurants come together at Benares to create a series of fusion menus. Some of the guest chef highlights? Well, Anna Hansen, from The Modern Pantry, will be around from 21st February to 5th March wowing the crowds with her talents, as will Richard Corrigan (20th March to 2nd April) and Nigel Haworth, from Northcote, from 3rd May to 16th May. All the chefs […]

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Chip Week with Kerbisher

Oh thank heavens, you say, when you notice Valentine's is nearly over. Well, here's something to look forward to: it's National Chip Week next week! Yes, you read that right, and Nick and Saul of Kerbisher & Malt, renowned as the providers of the finest Fish & Chips around, are offering free bags of their excellent chips to the first ten customers who come through their doors on every day between 21st Feb – 26th). What more of an incentive can there be to scoff to your heart's content?  PS they open at 12pm. www.kerbisher.com  

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Hot Stuff at Mint Leaf

Mint Leaf is getting all loved up for Valentine’s Day and the team has devised a truly heart-warming Valentine Indian Feast plus a few love potions of their own. We’re talking four courses of the finest contemporary Indian food, an enchanted subterranean setting of black polished marble and did we mention the libations of love? We were just checking you were listening! But what’s also stolen our hearts is that it costs just £75 per couple. (Yes that’s PER COUPLE and not per head) which includes a glass of fizz and a lingerie voucher to spend at your leisure at […]

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Dim Sum Diner

Being Londoners, we're all thankfully treated to a wonderful array of food. Something with which we're all fairly familiar these days … is Dim Sum. But have you ever tried a Dim Sum .. with Guinness Crab? No, probably not. Take yourself down to the all new Dim Sum Diner in Bayswater, a three-month old restaurant whose Executive Chef, Chris Kwan, has incorporated a wide range of Irish influences he acquired during a stint in Dublin, into his food. Dim Sum Diner say, "Chris decided to fuse his love for the velvety stout with his skill for making dim sum […]

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Club Hearts in Westminster

  Have you thought about Valentine's Day yet? Don't worry a jot, someone else has done the hard work for you. Or at least, take your beloved to The Cinnamon Club, the famous Westminster restaurant manned by top Indian chef, Vivek Singh, and you can both indulge in a five-course menu – and all for £75. Schmoozing couples of the sickly kind, can opt for 'Two Spoons', a doubled portion that comes on one plate with, you guessed it, two spoons for sharing. One item on offer? Chargrilled black leg chicken breast stuffed with pistachio and chicken liver. They'll love […]

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