You may have thought you had had enough of being surrounded by water what with the monsoon season we’ve inexplicably found ourselves in the last few months but instead of being wetted by above how about sitting serenely above the water? The Floating Classroom at Paddington Central will be transforming itself into a yoga haven for weekly classes beginning 26th July at 6pm. Away from the distraction of a normal gym, attendees will be able to exercise in a calm, serene atmosphere where your mind and body are given more of a chance to unwind compared to that of an overstimulated gym environment. […]
Something that we all need? More time. More time to see our friends, to squeeze in that yoga class that we missed, to indulge in a proper breakfast or just to see more of London. So we want to make the most of our mornings, we’ll happily go to bed an hour earlier if we know that come the morning we’ll be raving, exercising and heading to markets. Time to set your alarm.
New? OXBO Bankside is on the ground floor of the recently relaunched 5* Hilton Bankside hotel, which opened last year but the bottomless brunch menu launched in May. Where? OXBO Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, Southwark, SE1 0UG, www.oxbobankside.co.uk On the Menu: A classic British menu is inspired by the fresh produce of nearby Borough Market. Executive Chef, Paul Bates – formerly of the Intercontinental Park Lane and The Beaumont – has devised tempting all-day menus, with the Sunday Bottomless Brunch what we were there to try. Based around a ‘help-yourself’ area in front of the open kitchen, the selection […]
While New Years’ resolutions have been decided and broken long ago, it’s never too late to find a reason to get some much needed exercise in. And while you’re at it, why not make your experience as enjoyable as possible by adding in epic views overlooking the London skyline and a gluten-free power breakfast crafted by a Michelin star chef? That’s what Urban Coterie is offering with their ‘Yoga with a View’ class, and we’ve never been more excited to actually follow up with our vows to sweat more and eat better. Urban Coterie is debuting its series of monthly ‘Yoga […]
Wedding season is well underway and as if picking a wedding venue wan’t enough there is also the engagement party, bridal party day out, hen do, stag do, pre-wedding dinner to find homes for… To think we struggle to decide where to spend our Friday night. Couples wanting to spend their big day in the big city can take inspiration from Carrie and Big and have their very own cosmopolitan nuptials – Vivienne Westwood dress optional, Big’s no-show certainly not. OXO2 in the OXO Tower are giving brides-to-be a chance to look around their space which is ideal for a […]
New? Theo’s Simple Italian opened up earlier this year in Hotel Indigo in March after acclaimed chef Theo Randall decided to move on to restaurant number two following the immense success of his eponymous restaurant at the InterContinental. Where? 34-44 Barkston Gardens, Earl’s Court SW5 0EW, www.theossimpleitalian.co.uk First Impressions: The restaurant is conveniently located within close proximity to Earl’s Court station and it was easy to spot the light blue and white striped awning while strolling down Barkston Gardens. The interior is light and airy, complete with wood-panelled walls and low-hanging industrial lights, all of which is contrasted by the sleek and modern bar area. We were […]
Tomorrow will see the opening of Flora Indica on Old Brompton Road, a fantastical, surreal British – Indian bar and restaurant inspired by the 10,000 of plants found on the subcontinent. Sameer Taneja (formely Executive Chef at Benares Restaurant and Bar) brings his Michelin star training to the Flora Indica with the likes of sea bass, sea spinach, chilli coconut, parsnip purée and dill and smoked venison, burnt onion salt, fennel, beetroot textures and masala spiced potato on the menu. Pudding isn’t your usual sticky toffee pudding affair, oh no instead you’re much more likely to find beetroot doughnuts and rosemary […]
Ask someone to name a Peruvian restaurant in London and chances are that Ceviche and Andina are going to be two of the first answers. Well now, founder Martin Morales, is back and opening a new restaurant in Soho just in time for Peruvian Independence Day on the 28th July. Picanterias are family-run, traditional restaurants which are usually found in the Andes in the home of Andinas and Martin will draw on his memories from eating in them as a child and his Andina grandmother’s recipes to create Casita Andina set to be a home from home in the heart of Soho. […]
If you’re anything like us, you live like a Queen (or King) once you’ve just been paid and then the next few weeks of the month you have to find your inner Martin Lewis and be more frugal. Sometimes though, you just need something to get you through Monday or something to celebrate the start of the weekend – so here are some of our favourite deals which will make you happy and your bank balance happy. Win/win.
We are hosting our first readers event at Sanderson tomorrow (Wednesday 13th July) at 6.30pm for a 7pm start with Elizabeth Peyton Jones, author of ‘Eat Yourself Young’ and a favourite amongst A-listers such as Thandie Newton and Joanna Lumley. Elizabeth will be discussing topics such as ‘the main foods which help encourage youthfulness and good health’ and ‘what supplements to take to reverse the signs of ageing’. We are putting together an amazing beauty box of healthy snacks and great beauty products which you will also get on the evening along with a copy of her book. Due to […]
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