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The Spellbinding Tea Shop And Museum All In One

There’s no doubt about it, a cup of tea really does make everything better. It sits on our work desks pushing us through e-mails, lands in the hands of strangers as we meet for the first time, perches on the lips of friends as we catch up, goes hand-in-hand with our morning cereal bowls and rests on our bed side table with a good book. If you think tea is simply tea-rrific then you may have caught wind of Mariage Frères’ opening; France’s oldest tea house and tea house, sitting snug inside a five-storey Georgian townhouse on King Street. The incredible spot brings tea savoir-faire […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

The Heat Is On At London’s Spiciest Restaurants

Whilst some people can sit there and easily hack a Carolina Reaper or Trinidad Moruga Scorpion, others just sense chilli in a building and vacate immediately. It’s certainly an acquired taste, and a hot one at that but there’s no denying it really spices up dishes – quite...

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10 London Urban Myths

London’s history is made up of thousands of tales and facts, some true (the District Line will never arrive when you’re in a rush) and some which are a little on the fantastical side but which make a brilliant story – why let the truth get in the way. From swarms of rats and monster pigs to Hitler looking to live in South West London, here are the best urban myths in our capital. Spring Heeled Jack Fifty years before Jack the Ripper terrorised London, there was another unknown Jack who was causing mayhem, Spring Heeled Jack. Not dissimilar to […]

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Following the success of their annual, sell-out summer event, FriendsFest, Comedy Central UK is returning, in partnership with The Luna Cinema, to launch FriendsFestive, an event celebrating all the best seasonal moments from the world’s favourite TV show, Friends.

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Health & Wellness

6 Places To Refuel Post-Workout

Back in 2013, three London friends, Tom Stancliffe, Rob Martineau and Guy Hacking, ran 1,000 miles across Eastern Europe to raise awareness of human trafficking, joined by 250+ runners on the way – Forrest Gump style! Off the back of this, TRIBE was founded. Frustrated with processed sports snacks, they now make performance nutrition from natural ingredients, to give athletes the fuel they need. They’ve built a strong community of runners, who you’re likely to see pounding the streets of London. We caught up with the guys to find their favourite post-run lunch spots around London, from the heart of East London […]

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What to do This Weekend

Your Trusty Weekend Guide

Cor blimey, that week sped away with itself didn’t it? Not that we’re complaining of course because it’s TGIF and then the freakin’ weekend! See below for our usual roundup of shenanigans big and small:...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Slice, Slice, Baby: Best Places For Pizza By The Slice

Whilst we’d like to think we could easily demolish a full pizza each time, often it’s just not the case due to piggish appetites leading to already full tums. Which is why the slice is a groovy alternative that you can grab and go. Here are some of the pizza by the slice spots you...

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It’s Going To Be In-Tents: 20 UK Summer Music Festivals To Rave About

Yes, we know, we’ve all been totally scarred for life after Fyre festival… disaster doesn’t even cut it! But fear not, we’re pretty sure these festivals don’t involve invisible tents and disgusting sandwiches, or so we hope.  And, if you’re sitting in the office...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Grub! Where To Eat Insects In London

“Excuse me waiter, is there a cockroach in my soup? If not, then bring some out, sharpish!” Yes, it turns out that there are times when you really do want creepy crawlies in your carrots, and that’s when you’re embracing the protein-rich goodness of insects, bugs and larvae.

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

3.14159265359…. Do The Math, Pie Week’s Coming…

Love Island might be a lifetime away, but the pie-ing is starting early. Not as another couple break up (RIP Adam and Zara), but rather the sort that you’ll want to pour gravy over. Welcome to actual pies and national pie week, running next week from Monday 4th March to Sunday 10th.

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Culture

Blag That You Bothered To Watch The Oscars With These 5 Lines

So you missed The Oscars? Course you did, it’s in the middle of the night on a school night, plus it’s long and boring. Problem is that it’s also going to be all over the news today and if you’ve set yourself up as the person in the office who knows what’s-what, then you’re going to need a quick download. So here’s five lines that’ll get you out of jail free: That Queen medley really blew me away! The Oscars started with a medley of Queen classics, honouring the new Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody which was up for five […]

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Travel

10 Insanely Beautiful Irish Castle Hotels

Ireland; the land of four leaf clovers, Game of Thrones settings and a whole load of Guinness. And, if you’re feeling like having a Harry and Meghan moment, there are some pretty awesome castles you can stay in too! From Gothic and ghostly castles to venues seeped in Irish history, it’s...

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