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The Emin Room Launch

Recently launched on the first floor of popular Mayfair haunt ‘34’ on South Audley Street, ‘The Emin Room’ is perfect for all sorts of events – from wedding receptions, to birthday celebrations, to corporate presentations and networking events. The oak-panelled walls, marble bar and deep vermillion leather chairs create a relaxed but ultimately luxurious atmosphere, ideal for impressing guests, colleagues and clients. But what really sets this room apart is its impressive Tracey Emin collection: the room is home to specially commissioned artwork by the widely celebrated artist, including tapestries, bronzes, upholstery, painting and neons. So if you’re looking to […]

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Spring 2014: Simon Rogan at Claridge’s

We’re looking forward to Spring 2014 for two reasons: firstly, it might get warm enough that we don’t have to wrap up like we’re in the arctic each morning, and secondly, Simon Rogan is due to take the helm at Claridge’s new restaurant! Simon Rogan, with his two Michelin stars at flagship restaurant L’Enclume, which was named as ‘Restaurant of the Year’ at the 2013 Observer Food Monthly Awards and as ‘Best Restaurant in the UK’ by the Good Food Guide 2014, is an exciting new addition to Claridge’s and to London. Rogan plans to use fresh ingredients, which he […]

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Night Tales: Fine Food in Dalston

On Thursday 7th November Abbott Street car park in Dalston ( don’t worry there is a canopy and log fires to keep out the winter elements)  is being transformed by the guys behind Background Bars to turn it into Night Tales the ultimate combination of fine food, bar culture and night life. Running Thursday to Saturday up until Christmas guests can get their hands on great food from the likes of Smokey Tails who will be serving up some of the finest ribs and pulled pork in town. Patty & Bun will be drawing in the crowds with their amazing […]

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Open until 22nd November 2019

Thanksgiving is a time for giving thanks, and for those who will not get the chance to return home to USA for 28th November and celebrate with family and friends, Gillray’s Steakhouse has prepared a special Thanksgiving offering for you to enjoy in London.

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Wharf Kitchen Opening

Wharf Kitchen, founded by Thomas Ermacora, is part of the LimeWharf innovation hub in East London, and is the perfect place to enjoy fresh, healthy food – ideal for a nutritious breakfast, a quick but hearty work lunch, or a seasonal drink on a Friday evening. Chef Matthew Casey loves cooking delicious Scottish, Latin American and Scandinavian dishes from an English angle. As well as the usual juices, soups, salads and sandwiches, there is also a slow-cooked dish of the day like cock-a-leekie broth or mince and tatties, as well as some wholesome regular dishes like spiced bean bon bons […]

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Halloween and Bonfire Night flavours at Gelupo

Summer may be over that doesn’t mean that you can’t keep eating ice cream, 1) because you can always eat  ice cream and 2) because over in Soho Gelupo have just created some brilliant new autumn flavours which are perfect for  Halloween and Bonfire Night. From the 31st October you will be able to get your hands on wonderfully decadent flavours such as Apple Strudel, Brown Sugar & Salt (which we can’t wait to try) Salted Caramel & Pecan and Whisky & Shortbread. There are also some slightly more daring flavours;  come Halloween you have to try the Pumpkin & […]

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Hair of the (bubble) dog

Bubbledogs has introduced a new hot dog special, inspired by the classic Bloody Mary cocktail. The Hair of the Dog features bubbledogs’ traditional frankfurter sausage, paired with fresh tomato slices, celery, homemade pickled English gherkins, grated horseradish, pickled jalapenos and celery salt, topped with Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce and black pepper mayonnaise and served on a traditional steamed bun. The Hair of the Dog will sit alongside bubbledogs’ menu of 13 hot dogs, including the BLT dog – wrapped in bacon and served with truffle mayo and caramelised lettuce; the Jose dog – with guacamole, sour cream, salsa and […]

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Afternoon Tea Masterclasses at One Aldwych

There is nothing more traditional in London than spending the afternoon indulging in tea, but rather than just working your way through the cakes and scones, One Aldwych are now offering afternoon tea masterclasses. Starting bright and early at 9:30am guests will meet  their other afternoon tea enthusiasts  in the Lobby bar for a spot of light breakfast before they don their aprons and head over to the kitchen. There  Executive Chef Dominic Teague will teach how to make delicate vanilla and blackberry macaroons, how to swirl candy floss and how to whip up some chocolate éclairs. Once the last […]

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The Social Pantry’s Christmas Canapés

Gone are the days where office parties or corporate events meant dull shop-bought snacks, and lone cocktail sausages circulating around the room. Now it’s all about the great, inventive canapés, mini meals in a mouthful if you will. If you don’t have good canapés, then you don’t have a good party. So it’s just as well that The Social Pantry has designed a selection of fresh, seasonal canapés to reward your employees or impress your clients with this Christmas. Forget cheese and pineapple sticks and eighties style vol au vents, think wild mushroom brioche, slow roasted lamb shank with mint […]

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Halloween Afternoon Tea at Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill

From 28 October to 2 November, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill will be putting a haunting Halloween twist on the traditional afternoon tea at its two AA rosette-winning restaurant, The Montagu. The Halloween menu features a selection of dangerously delicious treats for the occasion, including black liquorice panna cotta, pumpkin frangipane cakes, and sawn-off finger cupcakes! But it isn’t all ghoulish; keeping with afternoon tea tradition, guests will be served delicate sandwiches and, of course, warm scones, alongside the hotel’s first ever seasonal tea library which includes a collection of sustainably-produced teas. The Halloween Afternoon Tea will be served […]

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UK’s first alcoholic yoghurt

Frozen yoghurt, coconut yoghurt… alcoholic yoghurt was only a matter of time. Gourmet yoghurt producer, The Collective, has created a Raspberry & Amaretto limited edition pot that’s strictly for grown-ups. Tangy, fresh raspberry compote has been spiked with classic Italian almond liqueur in a double layer of intense flavour, all folded through thick and creamy yoghurt. The Collective founders may be chefs from New Zealand but this new flavour is made in Britain using only the best West Country milk. It’s also free from any artificial colours, flavours or preservatives, and suitable for vegetarians or those with gluten-free diets. But […]

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The Gilbert Scott at King’s Cross Journey

For those who don’t know, this weekend is King’s Cross Journeys, a two day festival celebrating King’s Cross Victorian history and as part of it The Gilbert Scott  Restaurant and Bar at the St Pancras Hotel which too has its foundations in the Victorian era, will be bringing a taste of Victoriana to the festival with the Gilbert Gin Garden and The Gilbert Parlour. Supposedly for the children whilst the adults are at the Gin Garden, but we have a feeling there will be a long queue of sweet toothed adults waiting to get their hands on some of the […]

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Lily Vanilli’s home brew

East London institution, Sebright Arms, is collaborating with baker Lily Vanilli in the latest of its Seabright Homebrew series. Previous collaborators include artist Pure Evil. Using its homebrewing kit, a ‘nano-brewery’ which allows for beer to be brewed in very small batches, Vanilli created Wit beer, a unique batch of light and summery wheat beer. The kit invites experimentation and encourages brewers to create more niche brews. Vanilli’s fruity syrup was concocted using hand-picked English raspberries and gorse flowers which was then brewed in partnership with LAB (London Amateur Brewers) to create the final version. The beer will be officially […]

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