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British Museum
Experiences & Pop-Ups

Treasure Hunt at The British Museum

Are you a culturally curious Londoner tired of the museum crowds? Or do you get museum legs (as we like to call it) at the thought of hours spent trudging round observing millions of artefacts? If you’re the former, this will excite you and if you’re the latter…read on anyway, because it may just convert you. Husband and wife team, Daisy and Hernan, spent their childhoods exploring the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and have now created a fact-filled adventure with a big dose of fun to make going to a museum an enjoyable experience for all. Following a successful stint in […]

GONG
Bars, Clubs & Drinks

World Famous Bartenders are Popping Up at London’s Highest Bar

Q: What do you get when you bring together the 9th Best Bar in the World and London’s most impressive view? A: Star bartenders from award-winning Athens bar The Clumsies taking over the bar at Shangri-La Hotel’s GŌNG in The Shard for four short nights. Let’s start at the beginning. GŌNG is the sultry, sexy bar on level 52 of The Shard, inside the luxury 5-star Shangri-La Hotel. They’ve just announced a series of ‘Star Bartenders’ to take charge of the drinks for a few days at a time, and are turning to the team from Athens bar, The Clumsies (great name) to get things […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Pergola on the Roof is Back For Summer

Unpredictable weather in London may have us carrying about umbrellas and sunglasses but, despite the rain, we are revelling in the sunshine; Pergola on the Roof is coming back! From 3rd May, the rooftop of the Television Centre will be transformed to give us Londoners a taste of New York’s The Hamptons. After an incredible year of success which saw the original Mediterranean-inspired pergola transformed into to a Nordic winter forest, Pergola on the Roof will once again open its doors to the public, this time redesigned to give a taste of the American East Coast. One hundred feet above […]

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Openings & Launches

Lupins Opens in London Bridge

What comes after your bespoke catering company and pop-ups are a success? A restaurant. And if you’re Lucy Pedder and Natasha Cooke then it’s a restaurant in Flat Iron Square called Lupins. The girls met when they worked together in the kitchen at Medlar, they then went on to work together at The Sands End before going on to open The Cross Keys back in 2015. After that they turned their hand to The Cooking Collective, now one of London’s most exciting catering companies and now they are heading to London Bridge to open a restaurant that focuses on ‘sunshine […]

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Mothers Day
Restaurants, Pubs & Food

46 Inspiring Ideas for Mother’s Day

This Sunday is the day that afternoon tea is more popular than any other, the day that families swarm to restaurants for a roast without the washing up, and the day that sales of flowers goes through the roof. Whether you want to treat your mother in a traditional way or slightly less traditional (bottomless brunch, we’re looking at you), here is your ultimate guide to celebrating Mothering Sunday in London… Ceru This will be the first Mother’s Day for new South Kensington restaurant Ceru, who opened at the end of 2016. They are putting a Levantine twist on the traditional […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Chocolat-Tea Afternoon Tea Arrives at The Montagu

We’re a tea-loving nation, there’s no denying that and according to recent chocolate consumption statistics, we seem to also be a chocolate loving nation too. Therefore, it was only a matter of time before someone created an afternoon tea made entirely of chocolate, right? Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill has done just that, the hotel has worked closely with Sir Winston Churchill’s family to redesign the hotel for it’s reopening and with chocolate being Sir Winston Churchill’s favourite dessert, it felt like a no-brainer to make a chocoholics’ afternoon tea dream come true. Let’s just call this heaven on […]

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Barbecoa
Reviews

Jamie Oliver’s Newest Restaurant: What We Thought

What? Six years after Barbecoa St Paul’s opened, Jamie Oliver’s ‘home of smoke and fire’ has come to Piccadilly, albeit a more formal/less corporate version that’s as popular for afternoon tea come the weekend as it is a midweek dose of meat. New? Barbecoa Piccadilly opened its doors in February with a star-studded launch party for Jamie and friends. Where? 194 Piccadilly, St. James’s, W1J 9EX, www.barbecoa.com On the Menu: The Piccadilly site is in-keeping with the primitive fire and smoke concept of St Paul’s, although a spruced up menu offers even more choice with a huge range of cooking equipment […]

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Tooting Pop
Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Street Food, Live Music and Movie Marathons in Tooting

We all love a pop-up, especially one that involves food and/or drink, so when we hear of multiple pop-ups under one roof, we’re sold. Tooting Pop Ups is brainchild of brothers, Al and Nick Heathcote, of Skeleton Entertainment who founded things like Dalston’s tapas and cocktail bar, La Cabina – basically, they know what it takes to have a good night out. Street food is of course playing a key part (see, we told you they know a good time), with two residencies taking place at a time for up to six months. Tasked with kicking things off is Every Juan […]

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Reviews

Little Smoke Review: What We Thought

What? Little Smoke is the latest restaurant from Noble Inns, the team behind Smokehouse, The Pig and Butcher and The Princess of Shoreditch. It specialises in meat, with a daily changing menu of whole native and rare breed animals sourced from small independent farmers. It’s then butchered over at Smokehouse before being roasted, smoked and grilled at Little Smoke. New? It opened back in October 2016. Where? City Point, 1 Ropemaker Street, City of London, EC2Y 9AW, www.littlesmoke.london On the Menu: The meat changes daily, the cuts written up on the chalkboard and then are crossed through once they’ve been sold, so […]

News

Bottomless Sangria at Balls & Company

Sangria Saturdays, it has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? We think so. Bonny Porter, Head Chef and Founder of Balls & Company thinks so too, because from next month they’ll be serving a bottomless sangria Saturday lunch. Between 12pm and 4pm you’ll be able to have two hours of unlimited red, white or rosé sangria whilst you feast on meatballs. Choose from the likes of pork, ricotta, parmesan and milk bread; short rib with sofrito; quinoa with beetroot and feta or carrot with parmesan and sage. Sides include manchego churros with house made quince paste and hassleback potatoes […]

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