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Old Bengal Bar’s Secret Cocktail List

Want to be let in on a secret? Old Bengal Bar is revolutionising Saturday night cocktails with their secret cocktail list, but just don’t tell any body…  Each week between 5:30 and 7pm guests can try six incredible new cocktails created by bar manager Milos Popovic.  To gain access to this secret list look out for the password released over Twitter @OldBengalBar during the week and just whisper it to one of the server’s.  So move over Mojitos, so long Long Island Ice Tea and ditch those daiquiris there are new cocktails in town. P.S  This week’s buzzword for Saturday […]

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Beagle

Beagle is a new restaurant, bar and coffee shop launching in Shoreditch in March. The venue will be set within three carefully renovated railway arches on Geffrye Street, Shoreditch next to Hoxton Station. It takes its name from one of the steam locomotives that used the original East London line. Brains behind the new venture are brothers Danny and Kieran Clancy. The duo are the founders and organisers of krankbrother, a specialist off-location music events’ company which showcases musicians in unique locations such as rooftops, streets, boats, theatres and railway arches and Danny is also a founder and director at […]

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Voucher Strike at Cabana

It’s not too late to try something new this January, Cabana is saving the January blues, one chicken skewer at a time! By ditching the vouchers for half price pizzas and burgers and bringing them to be recycled at Cabana you can swap them for two whole skewers of Cabana’s best selling spicy Malagueta chicken for the price of one. Bringing the fun, vibrancy and amazing street food of Brasil to London, Cabana is the perfect way to brighten up dreary January! So grab your friends and those unwanted vouchers and say no to burgers, pasta and pizza and head […]

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Out of the Ordinary at Smith’s Cocktail Bar

Smith’s bar in Hammersmith may sound ordinary, but rest assure this bar is anything but. Below Brook Green Hotel this fabulous bar is a slice of old school glamour think New York drinking den meets Paris elegance. Heavy silk curtains, decadent chaise lounges mixed with exposed brick walls and distressed leather sofas. The cocktail list is something to be marvelled at, classics such as Dirty Martinis and Daiquiris meet Smith’s ‘Signature Secrets’ innovative creations like Sherbet Foundations or the wonderfully named Tall, Dark and Handsome made from Young’s Double Chocolate stout, Havana Club 7 year old and Pedro Ximenez sherry […]

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Sunday Roast Sharing at The Orange and The Thomas Cubitt

Cubitt House the people behind The Grazing Goat, The Orange, The Thomas Cubitt and The Pantechnicon have just introduced a great way to indulge with friends and family on Sunday afternoons with their new way to enjoy traditional Sunday Roasts, a home from home experience. At The Orange and The Thomas Cubitt groups of four and more can have a whole roast joint brought to their table with all the trimmings and seasonal vegetables. If you are a bit of a connoisseur then you can impress your friends with your carving skills, but if the sight of a whole joint […]

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W Film Club new season

  W London has announced the new season of the ‘W Film Club’ – a fortnightly screening of new release films in the hotel’s luxury 39-seater, HD, state-of-the-art Screening Room by the first floor bar. Upcoming films include Life Of Pi in 3D on 15 January, Django Unchained on 29 January, Hitchcock on 12 February 2013 and Movie 43 on 26 February 2013. The W Film Club takes place every other Tuesday, with screenings of the hottest and most exciting new films starting at 8pm. Tickets cost £15 and include free popcorn, or £20 for VIP tickets which include popcorn […]

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Silence is Golden at Selfridges

To counteract modern London’s hustle bustle and endless noise, today Selfridges welcomes the multi-layered initiative ‘No Noise’, which promotes peace and tranquillity. The main feature of the launch is the reopening of the legendary 1909 ‘Silence Room’, providing an oasis of quiet for those eager to take a moment to pause and switch off. Designed by architect Alex Cochrane, this very quiet space has been created to encourage a mental detox – visitors will be asked to leave shoes, mobile phones and 21st century distractions at the door. ‘No Noise’ at Selfridges will also include a curated ‘Quiet Shop’, offering […]

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Detox in style with Bubble Food!

This January, Bubble Food shows you how non-alcoholic beverages can still be intoxicating. Whether you've made a resolution to drink less or to cut calories in the wake of the festive onslaught, this New Year could herald a new you. To make it that much easier, Bubble Food’s master mixologists have rustled up a trio of tantalising tipples that show how cutting back on liquor doesn´t mean compromising on taste. A contemporary take on lashings of ginger beer, these creations take traditional ingredients and recipes and imbue them with a playful twist.   Bubble Food’s guests will be able to […]

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Fancy a celerytini?!

Tired of sticking to your detox regime with a teetotal New Year? Harvey Nichols may have a cheeky solution for you. February will see the launch of their brand new skinny cocktail menu where the drinks will be less than 200 calories per glass, and will consist of various interesting combinations involving juices normally seen in a LA health drink. Tickets for the launch are going for only £25 and will begin on the morning of the 12th February. First the ‘dawn’ been greeted with yoga, under expert instruction from the teachers at Kensington’s new Equinox Gym. Afterwards you and your […]

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London Underground tea at Park Lane Hotel

To celebrate this week's 150th Anniversary of the London Underground, The Park Lane Hotel has created a special London Underground Afternoon taking guests on a culinary journey around the world-famous tube network. Pastry Chef, Sarah Hartnett, has created an menu which will be served in the the hotel’s Art Deco lounge, Palm Court. On arrival, guests will be greeted with a Metropolitan 1863 cocktail – Beefeater 24 gin and blackcurrant tea (produced in a distillery near Kennington Station!) To follow: a selection of five sandwiches and savouries including a ‘London Bridge’ roll with egg, crème fraîche, sun-blushed tomatoes and rocket; […]

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