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A-Mazing Sushi

Gordon Ramsay’s maze restaurant is opening a brand new sushi bar next month at its Mayfair property on Grosvenor Square. The sushi bar will form part of the venue’s distinctive modern design courtesy of David Rockwell and complement the French Asian menu to a tee. Guests will be able to pop in and enjoy the healthy sushi and sashimi dishes in a variety of ways – at the counter itself, where they can witness the art of sushi making; as a lighter selection with drinks at the bar or to accompany the a la carte menu in the main restaurant. […]

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Foxy Hens!

  Hen party alert! London’s cunning Fox Club, the members’ club and mini hotel in Clarges Street named after former resident Charles James Fox (who lived with a courtesan, gambled and drank there like a trouper) is opening its doors to non members – hens to be precise! £60 per person will buy you your own private area with cocktails, finger sandwiches, scones and cakes and the services of a NAKED BUTLER!! We’re sure Mr Fox would have approved. He may even have joined in! Minimum of 10 people including two cocktails per parson. Contact bethan@foxclublondon.com www.foxclublondon.com

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Tea GB

The Langham, London is celebrating the success of Team GB with a new take on its traditional Wonderland afternoon tea. Following the historical achievements of the British athletes, Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden has taken inspiration from individual sporting events to create a patriotic afternoon tea. So what’s on the menu? Well, there’s the Torch – A Cornish sea salt caramel filled cone, using the best British ingredients; the Raspberry dome – the bright RED dome, made with Kent raspberries, symbolising ball games; tennis, basketball, football, handball; the Tower –  a tall WHITE chocolate and passion fruit tower representing javelin, […]

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The Factory House

Set in the heart of Leadenhall Market, subterranean all-day restaurant and bar The Factory House promises to celebrate the Victorian industrial age with fine wines, carefully crafted cocktails and innovative twists on classic British dishes. Guests will descend an helical staircase surrounding a free-standing glass shaft lift, to a sweeping copper-faced bar below and an ample 180-cover dining room where key features include carefully sourced machines such as antique train station clocks reclaimed as wall sculptures, decorative gauges, pipe work and valves and even a Victorian coffee roaster which has been renovated as a functioning waiter station. A central open […]

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Kerbisher & Malt

Brook Green fish and chips institution Kerbisher and Malt has just opened a second site in Ealing which has evolved so customers at the 60-cover restaurant can book in advance, enjoy table service, dine al fresco on sunny days, and take away too of course! Owned by classically trained chef Saul Reuben (OXO Tower, Racine) and entrepreneur Nick Crossley, like its sister restaurant, the new venue offers a menu of both traditional and modern dishes, focused on fresh produce including sustainable fish such as coley and Pollock and served battered, crumbed in matzo meal or simply grilled. There’s also crispy […]

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Tommi’s Burger Joint

You might not usually associate Iceland with burgers but that was before Tommi’s hit our fair shores last week. The American-style diner currently has five sites across Iceland and is the creation of Icelandic entrepreneur Tomas Tómasson, who has launched nearly 20 restaurants and hotels in his native Iceland, including the Hard Rock Cafe. Tomas himself will be spending the first few months of his new venture flipping burgers right here in London town with head chef Siggi Gunnlaugsson, one of the group’s most senior chefs who has relocated to the UK with his family. Meat is being carefully sourced […]

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Matt Roberts for Sumosan

Sumosan Executive Head Chef Bubker Belkhit has collaborated with lauded personal trainer Matt Roberts to offer diners take-away bento boxes to help repair and rejuvenate their bodies. Two new menus have been created, one to ensure a well-balanced intake of proteins, carbohydrates and vegetables for optimum health and the other, under 400 calories to aid weight loss. Says Roberts, “Raw fish is a lean protein source and the vegetarian dishes rely on low fat plant proteins like soya bean and tofu. The portions of vegetables and salads have been maximised to ensure these dishes go a long way to helping […]

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G&T tea at Picadilly’s Terrace Bar & Grill

  What better way to combine two great British institutions – Gin and Afternoon Tea than the newly launched Terrace Grill & Bar at Le Méridien Piccadilly. The venue has unveiled its bespoke Gin & Tonic Afternoon Tea for a new perspective on these quintessential British classics. Guests can choose from a selection of six fruit or herb-infused gins which are then combined with a home-made tonic syrup. Each has been carefully paired with fruits or herbs that complement its flavours by the hotel’s head mixologist Boris Ivan. MONKEY 47 gin is paired with lavender, Bulldog gin with lychee, Hendrick’s […]

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Dukebox

Come September, those feeling the loss of Public can take solace in the opening of Dukebox just off the Fulham Road – boasting a team responsible for some of London’s – and Chelsea’s – most successful venues including, yes, you’ve guessed it, Public, beloved of Prince Harry, Pippa Middleton and Katy Perry. Dukebox which will have a capacity of approximately 250 people, promises to combine a New York warehouse-style interior with eccentric theatrical touches with nods to fantastical and idiosyncratically British design. The overall effect will invoke a grown-up’s playground, celebrating the elements of fun and surprise with nostalgic details […]

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The Aubin Edible Cinema

Following the success of Pan's Labyrinth in May Soho House Group is hosting another Edible Cinema screening at Shoreditch’s The Aubin Cinema on 25th and 26th August, showing 'Spirited Away' – a Japanese animated fantasy coming-of-age drama. Guests will receive a series of numbered 'packages' containing a variety of food, drink and other sensory aids to be experienced throughout the film – all corresponding to events occurring in the story and consuming each package will either mimic the action on screen or enhance the guests' viewing experience! Guests will also be served an imaginative Sapphire Rosato cocktail inspired by the […]

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