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Fancy Curry At The Palace?

Apparently Prince Charles loves a good curry, can’t get enough of the stuff. So may we humbly suggest to the heir to the throne that he should toddle over the road from Buckingham Palace and check out The Rubens at The Palace’s new Indian restaurant, because it’s certainly fit for a king. The Rubens at The Palace hotel has been undergoing extensive renovations of late, and now the final piece of the puzzle falls into place as The Curry Room opens. Serving traditional Indian dishes the restaurant is yet another example of the Indian fine-dining trend sweeping the capital. And […]

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Ottolenghi Set to Open His Largest Restaurant Yet in Fitzrovia

Ottolenghi has been a house hold name now for years, and his empire has more than doubled in size since it all began in 2002. Once upon a time Ottolenghi was a pastry chef, with no comprehension of the English’s traditional meals. What was the appeal? So often our dishes lacked flavour, seasoning and most importantly imagination. Before things get too harsh and we start berating ourselves, let’s just take a moment. England is a country where the only things we grow particularly well are potatoes…and weeds. So, the fact that one our staples is bangers and mash, is not […]

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L’Ami Malo: The New French Creperie

The French are coming to Spitalfields. Don’t panic, it’s not an invasion, they bring sweet smelling crêpes and savoury galettes. Cue the heads turning, and sea parting, “make way for the deliciousness”. The owners Emilien Lesourd and Vincent Couvreur and head chef Williams Guillemot all hail from the land of berets and baguettes. It is guaranteed then, that anything that you are lucky enough to sample at L’Ami Malo is steeped in French authenticity. The clue is in the name, much of the inspiration for L’Ami Malo comes from the traditional french town of St Malo, which is famous for […]

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Street Feast Woolwich Needs Your Help

Food, glorious food, we all love it, we all need it, and we can’t get enough of Street Feast. You’ve probably been to Dinerama in Shoreditch or perhaps Giant Robot on Canary Warf. The delicious food markets that bring the best finest and freshest, to the streets of our local boroughs. Turning unused spaces into community hubs. Whether you like steaming dumplings, juicy burgers spilling over with ingredients or cheesy pizzas, there will be something to tickle your fancy. A perfect place to bring a rabble of mates, or a special friend. So now that I’ve convinced you all that […]

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The Supper Club Opening Its First Permanent Restaurant in Fulham

Everyone loves a supper club, they’re intimate, special and a little bit underground-y. They’re also not a restaurant. So when a supper club achieves enough success to go professional and open a bricks-and-mortar place of their own, there’s always a little bit of you that’s worried it’ll ruin things, a bit like when your favourite indie band gets signed by a big label. Well thank goodness that Bistro Mirey isn’t like that, in fact we think it’ll be the making of them. After a series of successful supper clubs, including popping up at Cookoo N1 in Islington and The Charles […]

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Bone Daddies Comes To Nova Victoria

Who doesn’t love rock n roll and ramen? Admittedly this is not a famous combination, but am I right in saying no one is opposed, in fact everyone’s quite intrigued and excited about it. Bone Daddies is the restaurant responsible for bringing Japanese food to the forefront of the London food scene. Ross Shonhan was a man with a passion for Japenese food. He says “I want to challenge people’s perceptions of Japanese food… I want to make it accessible to everyone”, how does one do that? Jam on some old school rock n’ roll and watch the flocks descend. […]

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Mindful City: Laughter Yoga, Beyonce Barre and Meditation

Living in London is great, always something to do, always someone to see, always somewhere new to eat; but in the great rush that is London life we can also be left feeling drained and exhausted. This is when we need to take stock and practice self-care and mindfulness. After all our mental health is every bit as important as a physical health. D&D London’s latest campaign Mindful City, will see its London restaurants host a whole series of events, talks and workshops throughout January until the 11th February, all designed for us to slow down and appreciate ourselves and […]

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Giant Italian Food Hall Set to Open in London

Calling all fans of cheese, olive oil, pasta, cured meats, ciabatta, gelato and all things Italian, rumour has it* that Italian cuisine big dogs, Eataly are going to be opening a massive Italian food hall right here in London. At the moment, the details are all still rather under wraps, it’s still in the planning stages, but we can tell you what we do know. It’s thought to be opening in Bishopsgate, it’s said to have a bar, restaurant and kitchen workshops as well as a lot of wine and all the other ingredients you’ll need to whip up an […]

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The Samaritans Say Boo To Blue Monday

Monday the 15th January, has me quaking in fear. Why? Why you ask, because apparently it’s the most depressing day of the year. I had no idea this was the case, but now that I’ve been told, I can’t shake the growing dread that consumes me every minute the 15th gets closer. With this in mind, the Samaritans have teamed up with Carnaby street for a tea takeover. In the true British sprit of things, the Samaritan crew are taking a stand with tea. Everything is better with a cup of tea. A good natter, a warm cuppa, and a […]

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Death Of The Goat: Smoking Goat Closes

What’s that smell? It’s the smell of a dead goat. OK, steady on. Maybe that was a bit sinister, but it is a sad tale we have to tell. Ladies and gents the Smoking Goat is closing. Grab your hankies, a tissue box or the collar of the guy next to you, because the time has come to say goodbye.  The Smoking Goat has been a stalwart on Denmark street for three and a half years. Despite its humble beginnings  the little restaurant has grown to be a favourite amongst locals whilst also drawing many from other parts of the […]

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37 Great Things to do This New Year’s Eve

They say that the way you spend New Year’s Eve is the way you’ll spend the following year and if that’s true then we’ll be spending 2018, dancing, feasting and partying. And that sounds just fine to us. Here are 26 ways to celebrate the arrival of 2018 in London: The Perception Bar Bring in the new year at NU/TOPIA at W Hotel’s The Perception. The night will be hosted by DJ Cici Cavanagh who’ll be soundtracking your night with a whole mix of music. There’ll also be a special guest live performance, bubbles, and canapés. www.theperceptionbar.com The London Cabaret […]

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Yoga, Brunch And Floristry Workshop

Are you feeling a little rushed off your feet? Is life getting a little hectic in the lead up to Christmas? Do you need a little zen in your life? If you have just spent the last three sentences vigorously nodding your head in despair then look no further. This month Xylem and Phloem have curated the perfect workshop for you. Somehow they have managed to combine yoga, brunch, and floristry into one harmonious afternoon. You will appear from the workshop with a glow bigger than the sun itself, so full of happiness and a sense of well-being. The fitness […]

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