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London’s British Restaurants

At the moment we are celebrating all things British, from the glorious British sunshine and the copious drinking of Pimms, to the recent addition to the Royal Family and of course Great British food. Strawberries and cream, Sunday lunch, fish and chips and even eels, here are some of our favourite restaurants serving up great British cuisine in London: Boisdale of Belgravia Having conquered his own little part of London with fine Scottish culinary produce, Ranald Macdonald younger of Clanranald founded Boisdales.  Throughout the restaurant nods are given to its Scottish heritage, even before the menu, with a decor of […]

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Thistle Marble Arch’s Glenn Miller Bar

Thistle Marble Arch’s Glenn Miller Bar has put a modern day twist on its quintessentially British cocktail menu. Celebrity mixologist Andy Pearson has developed a range of cocktails inspired by the moods of the modern Londoner on busy Oxford Street. The newly developed menu allows for a cocktail to suit every occasion and individual. Bold luxurious choices are available to ease the hustle and bustle of the city, or as the perfect accompaniment to a warm summer evening, the citrus infused elixirs are refreshing and light.   Not only are traditional British staples such as London Dry gin found on […]

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Geo Gabriel performs at Morton’s Club, Mayfair

On Thursday 15th August, Morton's Club in Mayfair is set to host an evening of undeniable class, as singer Geo Gabriel performs in their stunning restaurant, with set and a la carte menus served throughout the evening. With promise of classic covers alongside eclectic performances taken from his forthcoming album entitled The Appetizer, the night is certain entertain anyone who likes to blend quality music with sophisticated surroundings. Although not an immediately recognisable name, Gabriel has worked alongside the likes of Lionel Ritchie, Will Young and even Take That, so whether you know his entire back catalogue or not, that certainly […]

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The Whistler Restaurant

The Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain will reopen 19 November following Tate Britain’s £45 million redevelopment project. The reopening will co-incide with the unveiling of a newly restored mural by Rex Whistler, The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats, which will take pride of place in the restaurant. When it originally launched in 1927, the restaurant was described as “The Most Amusing Room in Europe” due to the scenes depicted within Whistler’s mural displayed therein. The 8ft by 32ft painting depicts a fantastical journey through many lands by an unlikely royal hunting group and the artist was a student at […]

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

An Evening of 1920s Entertainment at Archer Street

With Gatsby fever still taking over London, Archer Street invites guests to their Soho Bar to unearth their inner starlet for a 1920s based evening this upcoming bank holiday.  Full 1920s attire is encouraged, which not only allows for zoot suits and flapper dresses to be donned, but it also guarantees a jazz themed cocktail on arrival to really set the evening swinging. Further Gatsby-esque drinks include the Cherry Cherry Bang Bang, a concoction of Tanqueray, cherry and lime. Or perhaps Wild Horses is more to your taste, featuring bourbon, raspberries and a fizz of ginger beer. Betty Blue may […]

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Sanderson Green

The Sanderson is celebrating the British Summer Season with the launch of Sanderson Green which promises to bring a touch of quintessential Britishness to the hotel's recently refurbished terrace. The new concept will feature a selection of modern dishes and inventive specialty cocktails alongside its Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea, whilst DJs including Morwenna, Nick Hadfield, and J Saintil provide the night time entertainment. The menu is comprised of classic grilled and summer favorites served from Monday to Sunday from 12pm to late. Dishes include 28-Day Dry Aged Rose County Beef Burger on a glazed brioche bun with a selection of […]

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Rocket to Tastebud Heaven

Tucked away in the heart of Canary Wharf, amongst the sky scrapers, is the two storey bar and restaurant that is Rocket. One of four restaurants, 3 located in London, the other in Nottingham, it is the perfect place to take a date or head to for dinner at the weekend before setting out on the town with its great location less than 5 minutes’ walk from the station. For starters the Buffalo mozzarella was an easy choice but the Scallop and prawn brochette turned out to be a secret winner, flavoured with ginger and lime leaf served with an […]

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Reviews

Rocket to Tastebud Heaven

Tucked away in the heart of Canary Wharf, amongst the sky scrapers, is the two storey bar and restaurant that is Rocket. One of four restaurants, 3 located in London, the other in Nottingham, it is the perfect place to take a date or head to for dinner at the weekend before setting out on the town with its great location less than 5 minutes’ walk from the station. For starters the Buffalo mozzarella was an easy choice but the Scallop and prawn brochette turned out to be a secret winner, flavoured with ginger and lime leaf served with an […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Charlotte Street Hotel Launches Summer Hampers

British summertime is now well and truly upon us, with sunny days and overflowing parks now very much the norm in central London. Charlotte Street Hotel located just off Oxford Street has launched the perfect accompaniment to a summer afternoon with a selection of hampers, ideal for an alfresco brunch or picnic. Split into three options, Charlotte Street offers hampers for an array of tastes. The Bloomsbury Hamper features simple British classics, with tuna and watercress and cheddar and tomato sandwiches included in the menu, as well as chocolate tiffin, fruit tart, and macaroons catering for the sweet tooth in […]

Openings & Launches

Ruski’s Tavern

When it opens next month, bang opposite Kensington Palace, Ruski’s Caviar & Vodka Tavern will pay homage to Russia’s history. Guests will be transported from London to one of the vodka dens, which sprung up in Moscow and St Petersburg in the sixteenth century. The new venue is conceptualised by nightlife entrepreneurs Diego Bivero-Volpe and Antoin Commane. Consultant Chef is Scott Hallsworth (formerly head chef of Nobu) who has created a menu featuring everything from caviar and chips to smoked salmon and steak tartare and caviar club sandwiches. There’s even a Russian hangover cure section for the end of the […]

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