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What to do This Weekend

Who’s Ready For The Weekend?

There’s so much going on this weekend! But then we’re hardly surprised given it’s nearly July and summer is in full flow – yippee! So, what’s on our radar you ask? Well, you can don the roller skates and throw it back to the 60s at an epic roller party, or why not...

Openings & Launches

No Monkey Business: ZSL Launch Adult-Only Zoo Nights

Calling all animal lovers! While your expectations of the zoo might be hoards of children running riot, trying to poke a baby chimps eye out, the reality is far from it. ZSL London Zoo has launched adult-only zoo nights so you can revel in your childhood days without screaming kids charging at full pelt towards you and the animals… Until July 26th, you can experience London’s notorious zoo in a way you’ve never seen before. Every Friday night, they’ll be combining wildlife and city life, allowing you to see your favourite animals while living it up on your work-free night! Come Monday, […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

The Top 31 Private Dining Rooms In London

Dining out is always quite the theatrical affair, from waiting staff whisking intriguing menus under noses to open kitchens and creative cocktails firing up appetites. And yet sometimes we want to close the doors on the clatter, if only for an hour or two, and bask in our own DJs, personalised...

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Travel

10 Of The Coolest Restaurants In Manhattan

The Big Apple and the home of Liberty, literally, she’s standing there in the harbour (or ‘harbor’ as they insist on misspelling it), Manhattan is the beating heart of New York City and, a cultural behemoth and a financial centre to rival London. It’s one of the most iconic...

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

Grab Your Hats, Heels & Horses

Guys, we’ve got some big news – neigh messing around! The London Cabaret Club are bringing back their immersive Hats, Heels & Horses show and it’s packed full of action, vibrant colours and outfits that are giving us some serious summer wardrobe inspo. The show centres around all things quintessentially British summer time – hence the title – with top hats and teacups aplenty. This is why there seems to be no better place than Bloomsbury Ballroom to breathe new life into the popular performance. Rivalling the jazz hands and booty shakes of the Strictly Come Dancing crew, Hats, Heels & Horses […]

Experiences & Pop-Ups

The Café Proving There’s Such A Thing As A Free Lunch (If You’re Kind)

Amongst the hustle and bustle of busy commutes and jam-packed streets, it’s easy to lose yourself in a moment of frustration. To help you fight this is the Kindness Café, where kindness is the cash and in return, Londoner’s will be treated to a free plant-based lunch, made by Gosh! Food. On June 28th and 29th, the Gosh! Kindness Café will be pitching up at Shoreditch Boxpark, fuelling busy workers and passers-by with free wholesome grub. All you’ll have to do is pledge an act of kindness for a fellow human or animal, pin to the pledge wall and you’ll […]

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Hotels

5 Reasons You Need To Check Out The Newly Relaunched Mandarin Oriental

It was just over a year ago that news broke about the fiery blaze that had engulfed parts of the Mandarin Oriental hotel and, one refurb later, we’re bouncing off the walls with joy at the reopening of the stalwart Knightsbridge venue. The word on social media spread just as fast as the...

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

Head Undercover For This Immersive Spy Drama

Your top secret mission, should you choose to accept it, is to unmask enemy agents, save the country oh, and drink cocktails with your mates. COLAB is an immersive theatre company bringing Spy City, an evening of spy-based drama, to The Amber Bar, the subterranean venue on Flat Iron Square, and it’ll be totally spy-tacular. From the moment you walk in, you’ll take on your new life as a secret agent and over the course of an evening expect to collect secret packages, chase enemy agents, uncover your own true identity all while evading capture from malign government forces. Also, […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

The Airbnb Of Food Launches In London

Uber is the world’s biggest taxi firm, but doesn’t have any taxis. Airbnb is the planet’s largest hotel chain, but doesn’t own a single hotel. Alibaba is the biggest retailer, yet it doesn’t have any shops. So when food.social say they plan to be the world’s biggest restaurant chain without owning any restaurants, maybe we should sit up and listen? The new app launching today, aims to connect people through food, bringing together hosts and guests to enjoy all kinds of food experiences. Entrepreneur David Harriott is leading food.social’s UK launch. After successfully setting up his own events and property companies, he […]

News

Is This The Prettiest Ice Cream In The World?

You’ll be screaming for ice cream after you feast your eyes on this babe of a treat! Dominique Ansel, baker extraordinaire, is the name on most Londoner’s lips come dessert o’clock, and this summer they’ve created a What-a-Melon Soft Serve that oozes with dreamy watermelon ice cream. The vibrant treat was the talk of the town last summer with people from across the world heading, God’s speed, to the bakery to get their share in the dreamy dessert. The bakery will serve up several tonnes of ripe and juicy Italian watermelon with tens of thousands of tiny hand-cut dark chocolate “seeds,” in […]

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Culture

Fringe Benefits: All The Best Edinburgh Fringe Previews In London

Don’t get me wrong, I love Edinburgh, with its Hogwartsy cobbles and granite grandeur, seeped in history and united by culture, heritage and a too-often-racist hatred of the English. But when it comes to the Edinburgh Festival, the significant advantage of Edinburgh, that it’s nowhere...

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What to do This Weekend

Your Weekend Guide In All Things Food

Because we love food so much – and, if you’re reading then this you probably do too – we thought why not spend the weekend munching our way across the city? Interested? Here’s where to grab the best fodder…...

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