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The Beach Hut Bar Pop-Up in the Sky

If we sultrily whispered the words: rooftop, gin and exclusive, to Londoners, chances are they’d get a little flustered. You can keep your 50 Shades of Grey stuff, in London what gets us really going is the chance to drink gin and get an Instagram of that #ViewOfLondon – don’t judge. It’s why ‘Seaside in the Sky’ at The Gherkin is so popular and it’s why you need to hurry up and book yourself in. Normally only open to members, Searcys at The Gherkin and the bar are now open to the public until the 1st September. Inspired by our […]

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Hutong’s New Head Chef

If Madonna has taught us anything throughout the years it’s that change is good, whether it’s changing your hair, your look or your menu, and Hutong has heard the message loud and clear. The acclaimed Northern Chinese restaurant on Level 33 of The Shard has recently welcomed new head chef and Sifu (meaning ‘master’ in traditional Chinese culture, a term given to those who have earned a wealth of experience in a skilled trade) Fei Wang, who has some show stopping dishes up his sleeve. Hailing from Chengdu (the capital of China’s Sichuan province) Fei brings his wealth of experience […]

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Top Chefs Collaborate at Angler

Next week, Angler, The South Place Hotel’s rooftop restaurant will be welcoming in three top chefs to join Executive Chef Gary Foulkes to create a feast in aid of the charity Hospitality Action. The evening will start with Champagne and canapes on the rooftop terrace, before guests sit down to a four course meal which celebrates seasonal produce and focuses on British seafood. Taking part will be Elystan Street’s Chef Patron Phil Howard; Typing Room’s Executive Chef Lee Westcott and Ben Marks, Chef Patron of Perilla – you’ll also be able to meet the chef throughout the evening. Afterwards an […]

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Cocktail Masterclasses at Company Below

Next month, Company Below, Greek Street’s hidden drinking den will be playing host to some of London’s best bartenders for a month of cocktail masterclasses and bespoke drinks and you know we can’t get enough of cocktails. Each week throughout August a different bartender will be showing you how to mix drinks as well as creating a signature drink for that week and first up it’ll be Miguel Arbe Rey, aka the Executive Bartender from the Ceviche group. Bringing the pisco to the party, his guest cocktail, Jamming, is made from Barsol Acholado Pisco, corn water, coriander and black peppercorn […]

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Suvlaki Opens on Brick Lane

This week sees the opening of new Athenian restaurant, Suvlaki, and two guesses what it’s going to be focusing on?  Yep got it in one, suvlaki. Not hot on your Greek cuisine? It’s the traditional grilled meat skewer. The work of Irene Margariti and Yannis Theodorakakos with Executive Chefs Alfred Prasad and Elias Mamalakis, the menu will revolve suvlaki which can be ordered on the stick or in pitas with dishes including: Mount Olympus wild boar sausage with smoked aubergine; spicy king prawn with dill and rose aioli and Gloucester Old Spot pork with grated tomato, tzatziki and red onion. […]

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Le Petit Chef: New Immersive Dining Pop-Up

Like immersive dining? Then let us introduce you to Dinner Time Story, a new, innovative dining concept which uses cutting edge 3D animations to bring your table to life, telling the story of Le Petit Chef. It’s had a hugely successful launch in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates and this autumn it’ll be coming to London. Set to arrive in October for three months, Le Petit Chef – In the Footsteps of Marco Polo, will take diners on a journey in the footsteps of Marco Polo, as the world’s smallest, muttering chef (he’s only 58mm) travels from Marseilles to […]

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9 Top Restaurants for Vegetarians

So you’ve tried every new type of food you can to quench your ever inquisitive appetite for the new and exciting, from the finest Mayfair eateries to the pop-ups of Shoreditch, and you’re wondering what else is out there? Well maybe you’ve been missing an obvious hive of new flavours in the form of vegetarian restaurants. Before you start getting trauma flashbacks from being forced to eat your greens as a child we challenge you to walk in to any of the following restaurants and not walk out thinking that our herbivore amigos may be on to something.

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Bufle Opens with £1 Bubble Waffles

Today sees the opening of Bufle, a new bubble waffle and cocktail bar in Soho and they’re celebrating by giving out £1 sweet bubble wraps! Having been popular in Hong Kong since the 1950s, the team are on a mission to make them just as popular over here in London and whilst a few have already popped up, Bufle will not only be selling the sweet, golden waffles but also cocktails inspired by the Far East. Toppings for the waffles include the Oreo Delight – a waffle filled with cookies and cream gelato and topped with Oreo chocolate cookies and […]

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18 of London’s Best Rooftop Bars

When the sun comes out it seems we want to be as close to the sun as possible…sky high to be precise. Contrary to popular opinion, London actually graces us with plenty of days that justify rooftop dining, drinking and dips, so read on for our pick of rooftop venues where you can marvel at the views, have a drink and enjoy a bite to eat.

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Matcha and Poké Heaven as Tombo Fitzrovia Opens

If there’s one thing that 2017 has taught us, it’s that we can’t get enough of matcha and poké. The Japanese trend has well and truly taken over London, so much so that the guys at Tombo need to open up a third café just to satisfy the city’s craving. They’ve had success in South Kensington and Soho and next they’ll be taking over Fitzrovia. Family run by mother, Manami, and her two sons, Louis and Leo Sloley the newest addition to the Tombo family has been designed by the trio. So we’ve got the authentic Japanese decor sorted, how […]

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Italian Gelato Delicatessen Opens

Just as winter is the time to gorge on mince pies, summer is the time to eat all the gelato and today we welcome a new place to get our dairy fix – Unico. Opening in Notting Hill, the new Italian delicatessen is run by the team behind one of Bologna’s best -loved gelaterias, Cremeria Funivia. Made on site in the gelato lab, flavours include pistachio, due torri – mascarpone gelato with chocolate and hazelnut sauce; cremino – white chocolate infused with hazelnut and the signature, Notting Hill – fior di Bufala gelato drizzled with Aceto Balsamico di Modena. Alongside […]

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Hush Open a Riviera Inspired Courtyard

Mayfair restaurant, Hush is turning 18 this year and unlike our WKD, warm beer fuelled parties, they are transporting diners to Cannes, Nice and St Tropez…way to reign on our 18th parade. They are transforming their courtyard into Hush Presents Riviera, a 1920’s Art Deco- inspired terrace. Picture, nautical stripes, lemon trees, vintage bicycles, fresh white table clothes and hurricane lamps filled with shells and candles. The perfect setting for your summer. Whereas our 18th probably ended with a dirty kebab, Hush will be serving up a menu of fresh French bread with sundried tomato tapenade and slow roasted tomato […]

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