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St Pancras Competition: The Year of Beer!

Whether it be beer or ale, traditional alcohol is definitely the current hipster tipple of choice. So if you want to get ahead on the social scene, you need to become a beer connoisseur, and quickly. What better way to impress your new, bearded friends, then by being the proud owner of a years’ worth of beers? For the next two months, the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel is offering the exclusive opportunity to re-design the bottle label of their famous St Pancras Beer, which is a craft beer brewed exclusively for the hotel by a microbrewery. In order to enter […]

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Beef & Flowers: Welcome to the Supper Club

Big chunks of meaty beef and delicate scented flowers might seem like a somewhat odd and contrasting pairing to the untrained eye. However, to the esteemed foodies among us, these are clearly the key ingredients for a standout supper. At least, that’s what The Newman Street Tavern supper club is hoping, with their new series of monthly suppers, each themed around a unique menu. The Tavern’s monthly supper clubs will each feature a five course tasting menu at a very reasonable price, as well as the option of specifically paired wine to enhance the flavour of your food…and who doesn’t enjoy a glass (or bottle) of wine […]

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Pret a Diner at Café Royal

Calling all foodies! As of next week, the culinary creatives behind Pret a Diner are to stage a brand new pop-up residency at The Club at Café Royal set within the iconic Regent Street hotel. Café Royal’s Executive Chef, Andrew Turner will team up with two New York based chefs Patti Jackson (behind Michelin star restaurant, Delaware and Hudson in Brooklyn) and West Village resident Ryan Tate who netted himself a Michelin star within six months of opening his Le Restaurant venue. The trio will create a selection of sharing snacks followed by one course from each chef while the […]

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Polo season at M Restaurants

If you love it then you’ll know that polo season is almost upon us and with it the quintessential fixture in our summer calendar, Chestertons Polo in the Park, three days of chukkas, cocktails and fingers-crossed, sun.. If you don’t know that much about it, then now is your time to learn with a little help from M Restaurants as this year they are the official partners. And to celebrate they are transforming their bar into the Chukka Lounge complete with polo mallets, saddles, a turfed floor and they’ll be screening classic polo matches which you can watch whilst sipping […]

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Battersea Arts Centre Phoenix Fundraiser

Every time we go to the Southbank Centre we come home amazed, a little bit tiddly and with dreams of ditching our editorial jobs for a life of music and performance. Then we catch ourselves on and realise we can’t sing…or dance. The next best thing is writing about it. On the 18th of April the Southbank Centre is honourably holding a fundraiser for the Battersea Arts Centre’s Phoenix Fund. This event is headlined by Bridget Christie and Stewart Lee and includes an evening of live entertainment with some of the UK’s leading comedians, musicians and performers. Stewart was the brains […]

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Share The Love With The Arch Hotel

For all you love birds out there The Arch Hotel London have whipped up a beautifulllll treat. They are introducing The London Unlocked package. This includes an overnight stay in one of the hotel’s luxurious guest rooms and a continental breakfast in the morning. Oooo romantic! Also included is the free ‘London Pass.’ The London Pass includes privileges such as skipping long queues, discounts on entry prices and complimentary drinks. They have also thrown in an array of activities and attractions such as Windsor Castle, London Zoo and The Royal Albert Hall. They are extremely considerate at The Arch London […]

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5 of the Best Mobile Bars

If you’re planning a party outside of a bar and still want to serve up the best cocktails, but don’t really trust your own mixology skills, then the perfect solution is to a hire a mobile bar. Whether you want to set up shop (well bar) in a marquee, a field, beach or your own home these guys will make sure the drinks are flowing and more often than not tailor them to your event.  From botanical bars to cocktails served out of a Land Rover Defender, here are five of the best mobile bars you can hire to make […]

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Once upon a dine…

Once upon a time in a land far, far away…well North London, a generous restaurant by the name of Almeida hosted an evening of childhood nostalgia where adults can relive their favourite tales all for a good cause. Guests can enjoy a 3 course dinner, inspired by fairytales and folklore of the past and present, whilst raising money for children’s charity NSPCC. Three prestigious head chefs; Tommy Boland of Almeida, Tim Allen of Michelin starred Launceston Place and Tom Cook from Pont de la Tour have each created a dish that will endeavour to show the creativity of a child’s […]

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Champagne and Peroni at Harvey Nichols

Everyone loves a brunch and everyone loves Champagne, right? So when you put the two together it can only be a glorious thing.  Which is exactly what Harvey Nichols has done with the launch of their bottomless brunch.  The perfect Sunday solution, it will be running from 11am – 3pm and will take place in the 5th floor café, terrace, bars and restaurants. Starting with a Bloody Mary to nurse the hangover of course, you’ll then move on to as much Champagne as you can drink – (we hope for our livers’ sake there is a time limit). To eat […]

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Pop Into Poppies For Some Oh. My. Cod.

Like any good restaurant Poppies Fish & Chip Shop has been around for a while and owner, Pat ‘Pop’ Newland, began young working in the much loved chippy in the East End. He started from the bottom cutting newspaper to wrap the portions as they were dished out. And now he’s here…… Poppies Fish & Chips are opening their new kiosk at the historic Old Spitalfields Market today. Pop Newland offers it all, from the traditional choice of fresh cod and battered sausages, to jellied eels. And not forgetting the edible, inked newspaper your meal comes in. Of course none […]

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