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The Vault at Milroy’s of Soho – What We Thought

With so many bars, pubs and speakeasies around London I often question how on earth there is space for them all. The answer, as I found out when I went to visit The Vaults at Milroy, is that some are hidden inside others and tucked underground behind hidden bookshelves (obviously!). I entered Milroy’s whisky shop and was met by blank faces when I introduced myself and asked where I should be heading. I then found out I was actually in the wrong place, and was ushered through the store and behind a bookshelf at the back. From here we descended […]

Openings & Launches

8 Mount Street Opens

Executive Chef Adrian Mellor has previously worked for some of the top five star hotels in the world including Waldorf Astoria, Maldives and has been King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan’s private chef, now however he is bringing his expertise to London with the opening of 8 Mount Street. With a Mediterranean inspired menu, highlights are said to include a pecorino crème brûleé with aged balsamic and onion marmalade, grilled marinated lamb cutlets with smoked aubergine and a lobster linguini. To accompany it will be an extensive wine list, naturally. Clèment Blanchete  is overseeing the design (previously he worked […]

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Top Heated Terraces

As much as we love our city’s weird and wonderful pubs and boozers, just because it’s now bitterly cold outside doesn’t mean that you have to curl up in some stuffy public house for drinks this Christmas. For an al fresco night of inebriation, make a beeline for one of London’s heated terrace bars. Here you can enjoy beautiful hanging gardens, wigwams, mini ski chalets and priceless views of our capital’s sexy skyline.

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Top Heated Terraces

As much as we love our city’s weird and wonderful pubs and boozers, just because it’s now bitterly cold outside doesn’t mean that you have to curl up in some stuffy public house for drinks this Christmas. For an al fresco night of inebriation, make a beeline for one of London’s heated terrace bars. Here you can enjoy beautiful hanging gardens, wigwams, mini ski chalets and priceless views of our capital’s sexy skyline.

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Top 10 Highest Paid Musicians

There are those out there lucky enough to get paid to do what they love, and there are those even luckier who get paid an extraordinary amount to do so on a ginormous scale. We’ve put together a list of those fortunate few. For a full roster of any celebrities full contact details, please click here or to sign up and get full contact details of any celebrities agent, manager and publicist please click here!     1. Katy Perry – $135 million We’re sure it’s not surprise that the most followed celebrity of all time tops the leader-board of wealthy musicians. […]

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Drake & Morgan at Kings Cross Review – What We Thought

Who would’ve thought it? It turns out that King’s Cross is full of decent places to eat these days! No longer do you have to suffer a miserable McDonalds or bland Pizza Express if you’re looking to fill your belly before jumping on the train home. The game has changed in recent months as more and more exciting eateries are opening by the day in the new developments that are sprouting up around the station that serves the north of England and Hogwarts. Set between St. Pancras International and Central St. Martins, Drake & Morgan is the newest addition. Fun […]

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Drake & Morgan at Kings Cross Review – What We Thought

Who would’ve thought it? It turns out that King’s Cross is full of decent places to eat these days! No longer do you have to suffer a miserable McDonalds or bland Pizza Express if you’re looking to fill your belly before jumping on the train home. The game has changed in recent months as more and more exciting eateries are opening by the day in the new developments that are sprouting up around the station that serves the north of England and Hogwarts. Set between St. Pancras International and Central St. Martins, Drake & Morgan is the newest addition. Fun […]

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Openings & Launches

Clarendon Cocktail Cellar Opens

Tomorrow sees the opening of the Clarendon Cocktail Cellar, a new bar opening in Charlotte and Justin Salisbury’s third boutique hotel: the Artist Residence in Pimlico.   Situated under the Cambridge Street Café, it takes its name from the pub, The Clarendon, that was designed by Thomas Cubitt and dates back to 1852. However unlike in the 19th century, the drinks this time round takes their inspiration from iconic artwork and will be made using home-made tinctures and infused spirits. Each drink will arrive with a coaster depicting the artwork, take for instance Andy Warhol’s legendary Campbell’s Soup Cans, turn […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Top 5 Christmas afternoon teas

We love afternoon tea, we love Christmas and now for a brief period of time we will be able to enjoy both at the same time. You might have seen our last piece, on festive afternoon teas, well now, we’re back with our guide to the top 5 Christmas afternoon teas in London… Corinthia Hotel London What: Laurent-Perrier festivi-teaWhy: Enjoy a hand-made Corinthia Christmas with their festive themed tea, or should we say festivi-tea (see what they did there?) in The Lobby Lounge which offers a selection of sandwiches, warm scones and then to finishes, a selection of festive themed fancies.Where: Whitehall Place, […]

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10 of the best places for Christmas lunch

Surely Christmas must be the most indulgent day of the year when everyone feasts to their heart’s content with food breaks taken, unjudged by your peers and family members who will be joining you? The only downside is all the work that goes into preparing Christmas lunch, from food shopping, to slaving over the oven, to all the clearing up afterwards. Well we say bah humbug to the downside and have gathered a list of our best places for Christmas lunch where your only job is to turn up and eat!

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Skylon Review – What We Thought

Skylon in the Royal Festival Hall have welcomed Tom Cook to their kitchen. Despite his surname instilling a strong sense of confidence, Cook has proved himself at Le Pont de la Tour and Le Gavroche to name but a few so when I was invited down a few weeks into his new job I was excited to see (but mainly taste) how much he has settled in. Thankfully, once inside the ugly concrete box that is the Royal Festival Hall, floor to ceiling windows mean Embankment is the view you get, and it’s not a bad one. Sitting in the […]

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8 Spots to Refuel at While Christmas Shopping

We could list all the festive pop-ups but we’ve been-there-done-that so here is an outside of the box guide to places that will really hit the spot when your fingers are numb from carrying shopping bags, you’re sweaty from trying things on, freezing as soon as you go back outside and all you really need is a drink and a bite to eat. Here’s a great little round up of places that will hit the spot whether that drink you need is alcoholic, caffeinated or you just want to stop your tummy rumbling at the checkout…

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