New to Maiden Lane is Mabel’s an all –day dining, drinking and dancing venue. Sat just over the road from the Porterhouse, the first thing to say about Mabel’s that for Covent Garden where restaurants and bars vying for space and attention is that not only is it understated but it’s also pretty darn big. A simple black and white exterior gives way to a bar, restaurant, and a further downstairs bar that becomes a club on Thursdays through to Saturday. Walls which are various colours are adorned with mirrors, Victorian –esque images, bookcases and a chandelier hangs from the […]
We all know that like us you spent the weekend swaggering around in your minimal summer outfit trying to absorb the maximum amount of summer rays after a dreary winter forgetting the purpose of that bright orb in the sky. But the sun is back and we need to make the most of it so here is our guide to the best rooftop bars to keep you golden in 2015. Sanctum Soho If you’re an in house guest at Sanctum Soho then you have access to 24 hour bar service on the roof terrace. So you can quaff Champagne under […]
We all know that like us you spent the weekend swaggering around in your minimal summer outfit trying to absorb the maximum amount of summer rays after a dreary winter forgetting the purpose of that bright orb in the sky. But the sun is back and we need to make the most of it so here is our guide to the best rooftop bars to keep you golden in 2015.
Every time we go to the Southbank Centre we come home amazed, a little bit tiddly and with dreams of ditching our editorial jobs for a life of music and performance. Then we catch ourselves on and realise we can’t sing…or dance. The next best thing is writing about it. On the 18th of April the Southbank Centre is honourably holding a fundraiser for the Battersea Arts Centre’s Phoenix Fund. This event is headlined by Bridget Christie and Stewart Lee and includes an evening of live entertainment with some of the UK’s leading comedians, musicians and performers. Stewart was the brains […]
Shoreditch’s Silicon Roundabout is fast becoming quite the destination. And no destination is quite complete without its own hotel. Welcome to M by Montcalm – a three minute hop away on City Road set within an 18 storey building complete with futuristic façade taking design cues from the work of ‘Op-Art’ pioneer Bridget Riley. Step inside and you’ll find 269 rooms and suites boasting luxe amenities from Elemis and Hermès, rain showers and Bose speakers. Guests can even select an aroma to suit their mood via a tablet which also allows them to control the lights, sound and temperature. And […]
For all you love birds out there The Arch Hotel London have whipped up a beautifulllll treat. They are introducing The London Unlocked package. This includes an overnight stay in one of the hotel’s luxurious guest rooms and a continental breakfast in the morning. Oooo romantic! Also included is the free ‘London Pass.’ The London Pass includes privileges such as skipping long queues, discounts on entry prices and complimentary drinks. They have also thrown in an array of activities and attractions such as Windsor Castle, London Zoo and The Royal Albert Hall. They are extremely considerate at The Arch London […]
If you’re planning a party outside of a bar and still want to serve up the best cocktails, but don’t really trust your own mixology skills, then the perfect solution is to a hire a mobile bar. Whether you want to set up shop (well bar) in a marquee, a field, beach or your own home these guys will make sure the drinks are flowing and more often than not tailor them to your event. From botanical bars to cocktails served out of a Land Rover Defender, here are five of the best mobile bars you can hire to make […]
The buzz that is Clapham High Street has all but petered out by the time you hit Clapham North tube but as of next month, all that’s set to change; new late night dim sum and cocktail bar, Fu Manchu is soon to take up residence snuggled under the railway arches of Lendal Terrace. Brought to us by the bods behind The Jam Tree, Fu Manchu takes its inspiration from the moustachioed Chinese master criminal of cult Twentieth century Sax Rohmer novel fame and promises to combine the atmosphere of a Victorian opium den with a contemporary edge – all […]
Like any good restaurant Poppies Fish & Chip Shop has been around for a while and owner, Pat ‘Pop’ Newland, began young working in the much loved chippy in the East End. He started from the bottom cutting newspaper to wrap the portions as they were dished out. And now he’s here…… Poppies Fish & Chips are opening their new kiosk at the historic Old Spitalfields Market today. Pop Newland offers it all, from the traditional choice of fresh cod and battered sausages, to jellied eels. And not forgetting the edible, inked newspaper your meal comes in. Of course none […]
A month today and we’ll all be taking to the polls to cast our votes and decide the next government. If you haven’t chosen who you want to vote for yet then M Restaurant have a new way to decide – through cocktails. Well ok, so it might not actually tell you anything about politics, you might actually have to read the manifestos for that, but at least we can all agree that we like cocktails. Today, (luckily with the sun shining) they are opening their Election Terrace on Threadneedle Street which is inspired by the Palace of Westminster’s Black […]
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