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Dinner Is Served: Where To Eat Out During Wimbledon Championships 🎾

When it comes to tennis, as nation, we’re pretty ‘meh, take it or leave it’, but for one fortnight only we care about nothing else. During Wimbledon we’re obsessive, dyed-in-the-wool tennis fans, digging out our whites, restringing our rackets, a state of heightened national...

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8 Of London’s Best Zero Waste Eateries

We’re all guilty of buying one to many treats when we’re wandering around the supermarket with a rumbling stomach. More and more people are trying to fight food waste – restaurants included. But can a restaurant really be 100% zero waste? We’ve rounded up a list of best...

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6 Of London’s Best Vegan Freakshakes

Long gone are the days where vegans have to opt for the tap water at a restaurant. Veganism is a craze that’s become a global phenomena, with celebs even advocating the plant-based lifestyle. But you haven’t got to just eat rabbit food. Oh no, vegans too can enjoy a milkshake or two!...

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The Top 31 Private Dining Rooms In London

Dining out is always quite the theatrical affair, from waiting staff whisking intriguing menus under noses to open kitchens and creative cocktails firing up appetites. And yet sometimes we want to close the doors on the clatter, if only for an hour or two, and bask in our own DJs, personalised...

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10 Of The Coolest Restaurants In Manhattan

The Big Apple and the home of Liberty, literally, she’s standing there in the harbour (or ‘harbor’ as they insist on misspelling it), Manhattan is the beating heart of New York City and, a cultural behemoth and a financial centre to rival London. It’s one of the most iconic...

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Everything Negroni Going On This Summer

At The Handbook, we’re all for new quirky cocktails spots with bizarre flavour combos. But we’re also the first to admit you can’t go wrong with a classic, and let’s face it the Negroni is the holy grail of all cocktails. With 2019 marking the 100th anniversary since the...

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The Airbnb Of Food Launches In London

Uber is the world’s biggest taxi firm, but doesn’t have any taxis. Airbnb is the planet’s largest hotel chain, but doesn’t own a single hotel. Alibaba is the biggest retailer, yet it doesn’t have any shops. So when food.social say they plan to be the world’s biggest restaurant chain without owning any restaurants, maybe we should sit up and listen? The new app launching today, aims to connect people through food, bringing together hosts and guests to enjoy all kinds of food experiences. Entrepreneur David Harriott is leading food.social’s UK launch. After successfully setting up his own events and property companies, he […]

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Openings & Launches

Get In The Habit: Moncks Opens In Mayfair

Grab your diary and open it straight to July because boy is there a whopper of a resto coming our way! Complete suckers for an opening with a bit of mystique surrounding it, we were charmed to hear that Moncks of Dover Street will be opening in the heart of lucky ol’ Mayfair on the 3rd of July. Already brimming with lavish, eclectic eateries, Mayfair seems to be the most suitable of spots for an all-day brasserie with only the highest of standards. Moncks comes from the brains behind Chinese dining concept Park Chinois; a restaurant that has wowed with […]

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A Sky-High Botanical Glasshouse Comes To London

This dreary weather is becoming a bore. We’re itching to crack out the maxi-dresses, sandals and down a few cocktails without having the fear of a potential downpour at any moment. Alas, we’ve found somewhere that’s guaranteed to bring a splash of fun to our British summer and that’s the new botanical glasshouse opening at Searcys at The Gherkin. From July 15th, you can be immersed in this new natural haven. Decked out with exotic plants and flowers, The Glasshouse will become an oasis of greenery – despite being at the top of one of London’s most iconic skyscrapers. Created […]

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Gelato Shops That’ll Make You Well Gel

After long and tiresome wintery weather, despite it technically being spring, we’ve finally been greeted with the sunshine and we cannot get enough. Say so long to the winter coats and bring on the maxi dresses and sandals. Of course, when the sun comes along, it means we can we have a legitimate excuse (not that you need one) to indulge in copious amounts of ice cream as humanly possible. There’s no longer the need to feel guilty or get the side eye from the check-out assistant as you pile in the tubs of your favourite male duo. That being […]

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Chow Down At Manhattan’s Hottest New Restaurant

When your first hit is a huge success, whatever it may be; restaurant, album, detective novel or sex-position, there’s always that overarching pressure for the second to not only equal it, but be even better (as a second child, I am living proof of this fact). Luckily Philippe Chow, who opened his second restaurant in Manhattan earlier this year has nothing to worry about. It’s already a smash. It’s been a while in the making, Philippe by Philippe Chow, which sits on New York’s Upper East Side was founded back in 2005 and in its 14 years it’s gained notoriety […]

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