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11 Venues For a Christmas Party With a Difference

So you’ve been told that you need to book the Christmas party but they want something a bit different, your mind fills with dread when you think about the team building activities you’ve had to do in years gone by. Well, put all notions of trust exercises out of your mind because when we talk about something a bit different, we’re talking about beach parties in Mayfair, acrobatics performances whilst you eat, learning how to play blackjack and playing golf like never before. You have this party planning sorted.

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Siberian Nights at the Churchill Bar & Terrace

At this time of year, Oxford Street can be a bit of a nightmare, but this season, The Churchill Bar are providing solace in the form of a Siberian hideaway. They’ve transformed their alfresco terrace into a fur lined haunt complete with rugs, blankets, hot water bottles and Siberian decor. You’ll also be sitting under twinkling northern lights, it’ll be easy to forget you’re sitting by one of the busiest streets in London! Beluga Vodka have teamed up with the bar to create a cocktail and snack menu, with each cocktail telling it’s own story (or history lesson!). The 7 […]

Seasonal & Celebrations

9 Top Restaurants Celebrating Thanksgiving

Black Friday, bad politics, the phrase ‘y’all’: why do we keep importing the worst bits of American culture? Instead of introducing, we should take their best ideas – mainly their food. And Thanksgiving is a time when they produce some of the best food so of course we’re on board! But if you can’t make it to the States this year, don’t worry. A number of London restaurants have wised up to how big Thanksgiving could be over this side of the Atlantic and are offering delicious feasts on the day to celebrate.

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Drake & Morgan Open The Otherist

Drake & Morgan are the team behind the likes of The Folly, The Fable and The Anthologist – chances are you’ve been to one post work. Well, now they are heading to Old Broad Street to turn Corney & Barrow into a new wine bar and restaurant, The Otherist. Open from breakfast through to the dinner, the menu will focus on seasonal British fare with a mix of small plates and sharing boards. Breakfast will feature the likes of eggs, blueberry pancakes and crumpets and plenty of coffee. Come the evening, you’ll find bar snacks like Scotch eggs, crispy squid […]

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Flavour Garden: Your New Lunch Spot

Organic, sustainable and ethically sourced. These are words we all like to hear when it comes to our food, if anything, at least it makes us feel better about ourselves! While it’s often difficult to guarantee your food checks these boxes elsewhere, you’ve got nothing to worry about at Flavour Garden. Serving food all day, the restaurant boasts a menu full of natural food, from açaí or yoghurt bowls in the morning, to salads such as teriyaki salmon, kale, beet and edamame at lunch. The dinner menu offers sharing platters and boards; no one could turn down the cheese platter […]

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Busaba Eathai Oxford Circus: What We Thought

New? It opened around 10th October making it the 16th venue for the Busaba group and a popular high street Thai restaurant. Where? 52-53 Eastcastle Street, Oxford Circus, W1W 8ED www.busaba.com On the menu: Embodying Bangkok with fragrant flavours and vibrant colours on every plate, dishes include tom yam soup, sen chan pad Thai, mussaman duck with star anise, and songkhla beef with tangy banana pepper. Exclusively to the Eastcastle Street restaurant is the Bangkok Char-Grill where the dishes boast a distinct seared barbecue aroma and taste, from Issan-style chicken with spicy cucumber salad to tamarind-grilled duck with Chinese broccoli. First Impressions: Close to […]

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Dickie Fitz Saturday Brunch Review – What We Thought

New? Dickie Fitz opened back at the start of the year, but they’ve only recently launched their Saturday brunch menu. Where?  This year really was Fitzrovia’s year when it came to restaurant and Dickie Fitz is one of the key players, find it at 48 Newman Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 1Q, www.dickiefitz.co.uk On the Menu: You’ll find classic dishes such as hot smoked salmon with slow, poached eggs, muffins, dukkah and hollandaise, their take on the full English: the Full Fitz and sweet dishes such as banana bread French toast with crème fraiche and berries. Dishes which are more on the lunch […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

London’s Best Lunch Deliveries

Let’s not beat about the bush – after home time, lunch time is the best part of any working day. You get in, get your coffee, check your emails and then start thinking about what you’re going to eat, clock watching until it’s an acceptable time to head to the kitchen. If you’re bored of your nearby lunch options, haven’t got round to prepping or just want something a little more exciting then check out these top lunch delivery options. Lunch al desko has never been so delicious… Motu Based in Battersea, Motu serve up indulgent, home style Indian food […]

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Openings & Launches

Corazón: Mexican Comfort Food

Winter is the time for comfort food.  It’s just a fact of life and this month a new kind of hearty food is coming to Poland Street in the form of Corazón taqueria, it’s serving up Mexican comfort food inspired by Mexico City’s Condesa neighbourhood. Created by Laura Sheffield, (a Texan who has been in London for over ten years managing places like The Riding House Café), Corazón will be focusing on a selection of ten signature tacos and daily specials. Taco fillings include the likes of chorizo verde (house made green chorizo, confit onions and salsa verde); duck carnitas […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

18 Restaurants To Book Now For Christmas

Not that we need an excuse to eat, but if we did then Christmas would be a good one. The time of the year (along with Easter, Valentine’s Day, Pancake Day et al) when no one is going to bat an eyelid if you eat enough for a small country. So if you’re going to eat a lot, you want to eat properly – we’ve rounded up some of our favourite Christmas menus from across the capital this year, so that when you plan your party you get the best. The Arch London What: Lavish Winter Wonderland Package Why: Being […]

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