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Opium Den opens at Nam Long

In 1985 a certain Mr Thai Dang opened Nam Long Le Shaker, a haunt that quickly became renown for its celebrity diners, Flaming Ferrais cocktails, pan-Asian dining as well as its strict door policy, with Prince William and Mick Jagger both being turned away. Well now Thai’s daughter, Dzuyen is in charge and this summer she is opening the downstairs to the public with the launch of The Opium Den. They’re going for the Subterranean house party feel so a wrought iron staircase will take you downstairs to an elegant, sultry-lit lounge. Boxer and Brown are in charge of the […]

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Top 10 street food vendors in London

Street feast might be over but that doesn’t mean it’s the end for street food, far from it in fact with popular foody trucks popping up all over the city. While they are mobile, unfortunately this does mean you still need to go to them but when they food is so tempting it will be easy to follow the food. Here is our guide to the best street food vendors in London! The Cheese TruckWhat: Cheese glorious cheeseWhy: This might be heaven in a truck with all kinds of dairy goodness at your fingertips. Using only British cheeses The Cheese […]

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Top 10 street food vendors in London

Street feast might be over but that doesn’t mean it’s the end for street food, far from it in fact with popular foody trucks popping up all over the city. While they are mobile, unfortunately this does mean you still need to go to them but when they food is so tempting it will be easy to follow the food. Here is our guide to the best street food vendors in London!

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Pop-Up Picnic Bar Launches

The worst part of the summer? Being stuck in the office, with the air con on so cold you need at least two jumpers and a pair of gloves just to feel your fingers. So it’s no surprise that when it comes to lunch time, there is a rush to bask in the sun. If you work near the Grosvenor Square, then we have just the thing, as London Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel is launching a quintessentially British pop-up picnic bar as part of Summer in the Square. Recline on a deck chair, soak up the sun and enjoy the food […]

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The Latest Rooftop Bar ‘Playground & Proof’ opens

If we were to write a list of things all Londoners love, top of the list would probably be the magical words ‘There is a good service on all lines’, quickly following that would be markets and of course everyone’s favourite rooftop bars. As you might have guessed we can’t promise you that your commute home tonight won’t be delayed but what we can tell you is that London Fields is about to see the opening of Playground & Proof, a venue that combines the traditional market with the modern rooftop bar sensation.   Playground, the market half of the new venture, […]

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Hakkasan Presents Ling Ling

As Virginia Woolf said “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” With that in mind, we need to tell you about Hakkasan’s latest offering.  Over in Mykonos, Hakkasan is launching Ling Ling on the 1st July. Ling Ling will borrow the key elements from Hakkasan to create a dynamic and social experience in Greece. They’ll be serving up reinvented takes on their smaller plates which are perfect for sharing, whilst the London team have created the summer cocktail and wine list. They’ll also have the perfect soundtrack as London resident DJ, Pathaan is head […]

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5 Picnics You Have To Try This Summer

There’s nothing better than al fresco dining and, now that summer has arrived, it’s time to make the most of the glorious sunshine by packing a cool bag and heading to your nearest park. However, with more and more London restaurants now offering take-away picnic hampers, you no longer have to suffer squashed sandwiches and crushed crisps. Have a gander at our guide to 5 of our city’s best summer picnics: The Arch London What: Champagne and macaroonsWhy: The Arch London – a 5* hotel just a hop, skip and a jump from Hyde Park – has recently launched a […]

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5 Picnics You Have To Try This Summer

There’s nothing better than al fresco dining and, now that summer has arrived, it’s time to make the most of the glorious sunshine by packing a cool bag and heading to your nearest park. However, with more and more London restaurants now offering take-away picnic hampers, you no longer have to suffer squashed sandwiches and crushed crisps. Have a gander at our guide to 5 of our city’s best summer picnics: The Arch London What: Champagne and macaroonsWhy: The Arch London – a 5* hotel just a hop, skip and a jump from Hyde Park – has recently launched a […]

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A dirty laundry night

A chance to air your confessions, wash away your dirty secrets and still enjoy a booze-filled night of cocktails? London’s new and most exciting night can offer this guilt free. Pop-up legend Meredith O’Shaughnessy has created ‘A Dirty Laundry Night’ in Fitzrovia for five nights only. She has partnered with Whirlpool for an innovative and exciting night out in London at ‘The Laundrette’. Guests will be offered a chance to spill their sins and have their deepest-darkest secrets printed on a one-of-a-kind Dirty Laundry T-Shirt. Enter the Polaroid photo booth to make memories of the evening. Other treats include pizza and other Italian-American […]

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Christabel’s Edible Playground – What We Thought

What: Food you can play with.Where: Secret Location in North LondonWhy you should go there: If you want to play with your food and draw on the tablesFavourite thing we ate: Mango and Feta, Snake and Ladders  Caterer and event planner Christabel has been bringing the supper club scene to life with her themed parties in North London. Taking place in a secret flat Christabel hosts clubs such as the much loved Mad Hatter’s Brunch and the recently launched Edible Vacations, one of the most popular however is Christabel’s Edible Playground, so of course we went down to check it out. As soon […]

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