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Halloween bottomless brunch at Crab Tavern

Brunch is as much a chance to cure your hangover as it is an instagram opportunity. Scroll down your homepage on a Sunday and guaranteed you’ll see a dozen photos of artfully positioned coffee cups and green juices next to perfectly poached eggs on a nice rustic wooden tabletop. Bonus points for sunglasses in view and any cute vases/bowls of sugar cubes/vintage crockery. Crab Tavern are giving you a very unique instagram opportunity, this Halloween only. From 1-3pm revamp your brunch and enjoy unlimited cocktails with your meal, all spookily named. Glass Eyeball: gin, limoncello, grenadine and crushed ice with […]

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Spectre Premiere and Lunch at Gaucho

Steak favourites Gaucho are kickstarting their new premiere season with the slickest man on the silver screen. Bond is returning full-force when Spectre is released nationwide on 26th October and what better environment to gasp at his bravery/heroism/good looks (delete as applicable) than Gauchos slick monochromatic restaurant at the O2.  A Belvedere Vesper Martini masterclass will start the day before a two-course meal with Argentine starters and, yep, no surprises here, steak. Opulent white leather seating, sparkly glass chandeliers and glossy black tables provide the perfect setting for suave secret agents and glamorous Bond girls. OK we can dream on […]

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Ma’Pluckers Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea brings with it certain etiquette. According to Debrett’s, tea should be poured first, with milk only ever added afterwards; the spoon should be placed on the saucer once stirred; never slurp and never hold your pinkie in the air. This is all good and well but standards may slip a little when chicken restaurant Ma’Plucker bring their afternoon tea to town; finger licking will be involved. A nice change from the abundance of formal afternoon teas across the city, Soho are welcoming Ma’Plucker to the very aptly named Beak Street. Boozy iced teas will wash down your chicken […]

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Christmas Unwrapped Afternoon Tea

Best meal of the year? Christmas lunch… obviously. The roast potatoes, the turkey, the pigs in blankets, the fact that you are able to eat so much and no one looks at you in disgust. But what if we were to tell you there was another way? What if we were to tell you that this year the InterContinental Park Lane are reimagining the traditional Christmas lunch in the form of afternoon tea – two of our favourite things. Launching on the 22nd November Christmas Unwrapped, which is served in the Wellington Lounge, uses the key ingredients, scents and flavours […]

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British Museum of Food by Bompas & Parr

If the Mad Hatter opened a museum then this would be the outcome. Culinary curators Bompas & Parr have already delighted Londoners with their breathable alcoholic experience and Buckingham Palace made of jelly, and now they are bringing their trademark quirky theatrics to the civilised bounds of Borough Market.  Nothing they do is really just for fun (although of course it is fun), there is always some kind of underlying motive or curiosity, their latest venture being no exception. The British Museum of Food will be the world’s first devoted to all things food; history, evolution, science, sociology and art. […]

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York & Albany’s Winter Chalet

If you can’t make it to the Alps this winter then fear not, because York & Albany in Camden are launching their winter chalet and we’re pretty sure you can get to Camden. So stop crying into your salopettes, put down your skis and read on. Inspired by an alpine chalet, the walls will be adorned with fairy lights, lanterns will light the way and the room will be scented with spiced candles. Head outside onto the terrace where an open fire and blankets will keep out the winter chill. Head Chef Will Stanyer will be serving up a menu of […]

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Back to the Future at Pizza Pilgrims

Film buffs all know that certain dates throughout the year bear particular significance; October 3rd (‘On October 3rd he asked me what day it is’), 4th May (‘May the fourth be with you’), the list goes on. It is extremely rare that a date is a one-off, and that the year mentioned is one we will get to experience. Well, get excited; it is happening. Wednesday 21st October 2015 doesn’t just sound familiar because you’ve got your 6.45pm haircut, it sounds familiar because it’s the date that Marty and Doc Brown travelled forward in time to in Back to the […]

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Wahaca’s Day of the Dead Fiesta

In Mexico, Day of the Dead is celebrated with face paint, marigolds and foodie offerings to passed loved ones, and in London… we have DJs, bands, debates, immersive theatre and a whole lotta great food. Of course such a fiesta is being put on by Wahaca which means that no dancer will go unfueled. Traditional style stalls will be serving Mexican market tacos, roasted elotes (grilled corn), smokey barbacoa (pulled pork) and perhaps our favourite hispanic dish of all… churros. At this post-Hallowe’en party you can enjoy live music from The Horrors and Crystal Fighters and the more authentic sounds […]

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Top 10 Private Dining Rooms

For a truly unforgettable meal, booking a private room is a must. It offers the best of both worlds – the comfort of your own space combined with world-class kitchen and staff. And with so many hotels offering unique private dining room experiences, there’s no need to make that long journey home either. Perfect!

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HKK Launches Duck & Champagne Lunch

The Hakkasan Group has forever improved our weekends by announcing the launch of their Duck and Champagne lunch at HKK. Ducks – the underrated birds – have given us many things over the years from entertainment on country walks to influential characters (i.e. Scrooge McDuck) and now they’re serving another more delicious purpose. A whole menu will be dedicated to the Peking duck, created by Hakkasan and HKK’s Executive Head Chef Tong Chee Hwee, with dishes like Duck and abalone supreme stock with egg fried rice showcasing the skill and expertise of the Chinese kitchen. If you want to go […]

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5 of the Best Hot Dogs

This Autumn we see ourselves wrapped up warm visiting street food markets perhaps with a little red nose as we enjoy the best comfort food London has to offer. Here we have rounded up 5 of London’s best hot dogs, from restaurants to markets. Don’t be shy, it’s bulking season after all.

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Festive Gherkin Pop-Up

It’s begun. Sorry to break the news but in case you missed it the first Christmas advert played on the radio a couple of days ago. The instantly recognisable sleigh bells enough to snap anyone out of their summer-is-over-daydream. Whilst we are all too aware that Harrods launch their Christmas shop in August, we are slightly more traditional when it comes to the festive build-up, preferring to wait, at least, until pumpkins carved/lit/rotting. There is a reason for our eagerness; good things don’t hang around for long. The Gherkin is turning their iconic glass dome into a Snow Globe and […]

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