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Simply fish

The first Simply Fish opened in Camden at the end of last year with its convivial atmosphere and menu of fish and seafood, delivered daily from its own merchants in Cornwall and transformed with a range of Mediterranean, Asian and Middle Eastern influences. And now owner Chris Singham is fast tracking his plans to expand the brand with Simply Fish St Paul’s opening next month on 13 February. A third outlet will launch in Chiswick in the summer. “The reaction to Simply Fish has exceeded all our expectations,” says Singham. “Customers seem to love the flexibility of being able to […]

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The BNC Events Show

Following the success of last year’s sell-out event on board the HMS President, the BNC Global Event Show 2013 is to take place at London’s The Brewery on 20 and 21 February and promises to bring together top event planners with the world’s top suppliers for two days of amazing networking opportunities and lots of fun! If you are a full time professional event planner from the 'MICE" industry, either a corporate event manager or work at an event planning agency, then you can register to attend at www.theBNC.co.uk. Successful applications will receive an amazing item to go in their […]

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PipsDish does Burns

Converted Citroen garage, PipsDish in Islington is hosting a Burns Night that would make Rabbie proud. Twinkling lights, candles, your own private table in a little red van and all the theatre of an open kitchen. Factor in Pip’s typical simplicity, flavour and top-notch ingredients, and a magical experience is guaranteed. The traditional four-course Scottish menu begins with a hearty bowl of cock-a-leekie soup followed by the offal-stuffed centrepiece, the haggis. Served with neeps and tatties, it will be  welcomed to the table by a bagpiped serenade. Leave room for the Cranachan, though, a delicious concoction of cream, whisky, honey, […]

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London Eye-catching Moments

The London Eye has teamed up with legendary street photographer Matt Stuart to bring to life many of the inspiring perspectives that make London one of the must see places in the world. Matt has taken twelve pictures from the London Eye which capture the essence of London through its iconic skyline. He commented; ‘London is one of the most exciting cities in the world and we sometimes forget this – the pictures I have taken try to bring to life the people and the skyline of London.’ To encourage people to get out and take the opportunity to look […]

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A feast of Scottish delights at supperclub

Celebrated Scottish chef Hardeep Singh, of Masterchef fame, is cooking up an exquisite Burn’s Night feast on the 18th January, complete with a Scottish-themed evening of music and entertainment. Staff at London’s supperclub will be sporting full tartan and kilts, and diners will be treated to a four-course culinary journey, including both traditional dishes and Hardeep specialties, such as Cullen skink, Balmoral chicken and Cranachan. Exciting ceilidh dancing will get the party started, leading a creative and inspirational troop of entertainers, featuring dancers, singers, musicians, and even acrobats! Later in the evening, internationally acclaimed DJs will take to the decks, […]

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York & Albany’s Pop-Up Hunting Cabin

York & Albany is taking inspiration from the historic hunting grounds of nearby Regents Park to open a pop-up and quintessentially British hunting cabin. Open for six weeks only, the cabin will offer seasonal specialities amidst soothing surroundings. Set on the edge of the park, the cabin is furnished with traditional tartans, tweeds and animal skins and the walls are covered with authentic antlers and taxidermy. There’s even an outdoor terrace complete with heaters where you can indulge in winter favourites such as spiced boozy hot chocolate and toast your own homemade marshmallows. Otherwise, drink the ‘Kentucky Winter Julep’ or […]

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Royal Suite at InterContinental Park Lane London

InterContinental  London Park Lane has recently unveiled their new Royal Suite, paying homage to the site of the hotel,  145 Piccadilly the location of the Queen’s former childhood residence. Designed by The Gallery, the suite which is situated on the 8th floor at the heart of the ‘By Royal Appointment’ suite, encapsulates and emulates the signature styles and elegance of the Queen from childhood to the present. The suite painted in a mix of pastel palettes and bolder brighter colours is decorated with delicate detail, such as the opulent hand – blown glass chandelier inspired by Her Majesty’s diamond collection […]

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Rooftop Film Club Returns to the Roof Gardens

The beautiful Roof Gardens above Kensington High Street are hosting the Rooftop Film Club once more. With an aim to banish the January blues and bring some fun to this bleak month the Rooftop Film Club will be show casing a line up of classic and cult films beneath the marquee set in the 1.5 acres of themed gardens. Snuggle up on the sofas with a glass of champagne or Peroni and some great food from the barbeque to watch films, ranging  from Breakfast at Tiffany’s to Drive. The first films to be shown on Monday 7th January will be […]

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Cinnamon Kitchen’s January Detox

  The city-based Cinnamon Kitchen is welcoming in the New Year with a selection of detox dishes guaranteed to ease your indulgences over the festive season. Available from the 7th to 31st January, their nutritious new menu draws on the health benefits of Indian cuisine, incorporating ingredients known to reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels, fight heart disease, and boost your immune system. Dishes include a spice-crusted hake with lentil ‘kichri’ & green sauce, accompanied by a punchy cocktail – £9.99 for both. If you’re in need of a deeper detox, the ‘Super-Spice’ menu is £30 per person, available for […]

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Mr Mercer Afternoon Tea

Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street Hotel is to be the official hotel partner for the London Collections: Men 2013 from 7th – 9th January. To celebrate the event, the Mercer Street will be welcoming its own Mr. Mercer Afternoon Tea to Dial – the hotel’s bar and restaurant. The tea will have a masculine, modern twist, being served with an Irish coffee or Hot Toddy. London Collections: Men emphasises both the creative and commercial importance of Britain’s brands and emerging talent. 48 designers will showcase collections including Aitor Throup, Tom Ford, Alexander McQueen and Joseph Abboud. Mercer Street Hotel is […]

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Three Course Lunch at The Caxton Grill

We can often start the New Year feeling a little sluggish, are waistlines and wallets a little worse for wear, but the Caxton Grill has come to the rescue, so that we needn’t hide from restaurants until February. Throughout January the Caxton Grill at St Ermin’s Hotel will be offering a three course lunch for just £15 between 12pm and 2 pm, Monday to Friday. With dishes such as Chicken consommé soup, Greek Salad and Lemon sorbet this is definitely the perfect lunch to treat yourself to, without feeling you like you have overindulged. Reservations: 0800 652 1498 www.caxtongrill.co.uk

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Brown’s celebrates its 175th anniversary

In 1837, James Brown, Lord Byron’s butler and his wife Sarah, acquired 23 Dover Street, the following year they expanded into 21, 22 and 24 Dover Street and created Brown’s the quintessential London hotel, still a second home for many visiting the city. Since 1837 Brown’s has seen many historic events, Alexander Graham Bell made the first  British telephone from inside the hotel in 1876 and Ruyard Kipling, wrote the beloved The Jungle Book whilst staying. The hotel is still frequented by many artists and names from the world of fashion, from Tracey Emin to Paul Smith. This year sees […]

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