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5 a day Wednesdays at Bunga Bunga

It’s universally known that when detoxing in January you’re allowed at least one day off a week – at least. We say that day off should be a midweek treat at Bunga Bunga, because every Wednesday throughout January they are hosting 5 a day evenings. Before you panic, this isn’t an evening of vegetables and fruit, far from it, no instead it is a karaoke and live music evening – well it is Bunga Bunga after all. The 5  a day comes in the form of the five must have Italian components on a night out: a glass of Prosecco, […]

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#StreetFeastNYE

#StreetFeastNYE brings together the best of Street Feast with Hawker House favourites Baba G and Rola Wala, Dalston Yard regulars Sweet Tooth Factory, Yum Jungle and Vinn Goute, and Merchant Yard legend Ben Spalding, all making an appearance. Plus many more. There’ll also be a few special extras to help bring in the New Year including a champagne bar, jazz band and DJ’s playing ‘til 3am. Ben Spalding’s Stripped Back is making a return for the first time since Merchant Yard, offering a multi-course menu featuring ten of the best dishes of 2013, plus a look into the future with […]

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An Introduction to Innerplace

Along with the Home House, Morton’s and Disco New Year’s Eve events which will appear in tomorrow and Friday’s round-ups, Innerplace would like to clue you in to an array of wonderful parties this NYE. For those of you still without plans, here is a little taster of what to expect at each of these events – get in touch with Innerplace to discuss membership and claim special benefits and rates. Bacanal NYE at Baku. Renowned for hosting some of the craziest parties in London, Bacanal’s NYE party this year will take place at Baku. Each floor will host DJs […]

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B3 Designers Create Topolski Interiors

Located in the Hungerford arches of the Southbank Centre, Topolski Bar and Restaurant is a newly opened venue, which celebrates the highly regarded official Second World War artist. The restaurant offers a range of authentic, flavoursome food provided by Company of Cooks. Award-winning designers, B3 Designers, created the interior of the restaurant, making sure to install a scaffolding structure within the arches so that Topolski’s artwork can be displayed. Topolski’s utilitarian artistic approach is reflected in the design of the interior, which features plywood and soft wood battens, art crates, and reclaimed school desks. As well as displaying artwork, there […]

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Fish Market Restaurant: Review

In amongst the high rise buildings of Liverpool Street and Bishopsgate, and the crowds on the streets is Fish Market restaurant; a little slice of nostalgic seaside fun. From the twinkling tea lights and lanterns, to the minimal, wooden panels and blue and white stripe awning, it stands out from the other buildings in the area, like well, a lighthouse and that’s why we love it. We were there to sample the Winter Terrace Fun Fair menu but we first dug into half a dozen prawns with garlic butter and a mountain of salt and pepper squid, which was just […]

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Skylon: Review

Having heard mixed reviews of Skylon I was intrigued by what would be in store when we escaped the winter chill of South Bank and headed into the restaurant last week. For a Tuesday night both the restaurant and grill were bustling, drinkers surrounded the bar and almost all the tables were full. Being situated in the Royal Festival Hall, means that there is a steady stream of those in the pursuit of culture looking for a pre-theatre or exhibition meal and there is no doubt as well that Skylon’s views across the Thames are definitely in its favour. Starting […]

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Skylon: Review

Having heard mixed reviews of Skylon I was intrigued by what would be in store when we escaped the winter chill of South Bank and headed into the restaurant last week. For a Tuesday night both the restaurant and grill were bustling, drinkers surrounded the bar and almost all the tables were full. Being situated in the Royal Festival Hall, means that there is a steady stream of those in the pursuit of culture looking for a pre-theatre or exhibition meal and there is no doubt as well that Skylon’s views across the Thames are definitely in its favour. Starting […]

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Moving Venue

Moving Venue have reason to celebrate, this year has seen them catering at some London’s most high profile events including the Man Book Annual Awards and the Barclaycard Mercury Prize as well as catering at numerous Christmas parties across the capital. October saw the Barclay Mercury Prize awards take place in the iconic Camden Roundhouse. The guests, including some of the most influential and upcoming in the music industry, dined on a delicious menu of herb and red pepper risotto with sweet red pepper puree and feta foam, Thai marinated monkfish accompanied by sweet potato fondant, pak choi and Thai […]

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Wildflower Café Review

After an exhausting weekend of battling the crowds in an attempt to get some Christmas shopping done, we nipped over to the newly opened Wildflower Café in Notting Hill for some Sunday afternoon tea and cake – as you do. We collapsed into some chairs in the shabby-chic café and were swiftly brought a comforting cup of tea and hot buttered toast with strawberry jam. Feeling revived and ready to devour some homemade cake, we opted for the chocolate fudge and pear and carrot and walnut varieties, and we were not disappointed: the slices were huge and frankly just what […]

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Wildflower Café Review

After an exhausting weekend of battling the crowds in an attempt to get some Christmas shopping done, we nipped over to the newly opened Wildflower Café in Notting Hill for some Sunday afternoon tea and cake – as you do. We collapsed into some chairs in the shabby-chic café and were swiftly brought a comforting cup of tea and hot buttered toast with strawberry jam. Feeling revived and ready to devour some homemade cake, we opted for the chocolate fudge and pear and carrot and walnut varieties, and we were not disappointed: the slices were huge and frankly just what […]

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Dim Sum Sundays at Hakkasan : Review

The Handbook decided to make a change from its usual Sunday lunch haunts to try something a little bit different and headed over to Hanway Place for Dim Sum Sundays at Hakkasan. Having joined up with Champagne house Perrier Jouёt, Hakkasan are offering guests six courses of dim sum and puddings alongside half a bottle of Perrier-Jouët Blason Rosé. Hakkasan may be Michelin-starred and it may be all dark ornate wood, neon-lit bars and the bathrooms may be a complete mystery (‘is that a wall or is it a door?’), but pretentious it is not. The emphasis is on long, […]

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MI1020: Pop-up Dining Meets Immersive Theatre

If you’re looking for something a bit different to do with your December evenings, we think we’ve got just the ticket. From 11 to 14 December, Nokia Lumia 1020 and Windows Phone will be teaming up with Gingerline (the creators of immersive dining) to host ‘MI1020’, a combination of pop-up dining and immersive theatre. To apply, diners will need to register their interest on the Gingerline website. Spies will then be carefully selected for the mission and notified of their success. Those selected to take on the mission will be directed to an initial meeting point, before solving clues which […]

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