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Carom Summer Garden

Pan-Indian restaurant and cocktail bar, Carom is transforming into a vibrant and exotic Indian Summer Garden. Popping up inside the restaurant atrium, there’ll be colourful flower garlands, huge terracotta pots overflowing with native Indian plant life, intricate lanterns and, floating candles. Guests will be able to luxuriate under tall palm trees, harking back to the days of the Raj, while enjoying inspired pan-Indian snacks and dishes created by Carom’s acclaimed Executive Chef, Balaji Balachander. Eat Indian burgers with chutneys and drink Maharaja Fizz, a delicious blend of homemade saffron syrup, rosewater and Prosecco or the floral inspired Lychee & Rose […]

Culture

Chocolate Ballgowns!

Forget meringues, Harrods has partnered up with Patissier and Chocolatier, William Curley to create a limited-edition Belle of the Ball Afternoon Tea and patisserie range in celebration of Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950 at the Victoria and Albert Museum. He took his inspiration from some of the elegant designs featured in the beautiful fashion exhibition, creating four exclusive new patisseries for the store. They will be available to purchase in the Food Halls, Ground Floor, and as part of a special Afternoon Tea menu in the Tea Room, Second Floor, until 15 June, to coincide with the exhibition. We love […]

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Flowery tipples at The Langham

All you green-fingered folk will be well aware that the Chelsea Flower Show is about to hit town.  To honour this much-loved annual horticultural event, The Langham have designed their very own garden-themed cocktail. The 'Best in Show' Venus Flytrap cocktail, which will be sold at the Artesian, the Langham's award-winning bar, will be a sherry-based concoction of green plums, roses and orange flower water, too. Designed by head bartender, the renowned Alex Kratena, and coming in at a worthy £14, it's sure to be a hit with all those looking for the ultimate, but light, refreshment post-Flower Show.  But […]

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Quaglino’s to Exhibit Brand New BAFTA Photography

Next week Quaglino’s in St James will host an exclusive photography exhibition of new images commissioned by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). Shot by official photographer Ian Derry, the previously unseen collection features past winners and includes some of Britain’s most iconic TV personalities such as Julie Walters, Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, Ant and Dec and Jo Brand. The exhibition will follow a special pictorial publication of the images given to guests attending the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards on Sunday. Derry has covered everything from Terry Waite’s return from captivity to images for The […]

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Bukhara Pops Up

Tomorrow 17 May an exclusive two week only pop-up of renowned Delhi restaurant Bukhara will arrive in the capital. Executive Chef Manjit Gill will bring the tastes of India to London, taking diners on an epicurean adventure across the North West Frontier with exciting dishes including Tandoori Simla Mirch – capsicum stuffed with French beans, carrots, cabbage and cauliflower, nuts and sultanas, spiced with cumin and yellow chilli powder, roasted on a special skewer and Tandoori Jhinga – jumbo prawns marinated in an ajwain flavoured mixture of yoghurt, red chillies, turmeric and flavoured with garam masala skewered and roasted over […]

Openings & Launches

Gaslight Grill

'Modern steakhouse meets Victorian gin palace’ is how the new Gaslight Grill is being dubbed but you can see for yourselves when the sister venue to The Lost Angel in Battersea  – it’s housed in the same venue – opens later this month. We’re promised a refined yet relaxed eatery and after hours drinking den. The Gaslight Grill's kitchen will focus on the best of British, observing British produce's seasonal calendar. But seasonality isn’t only important in the food and at the bar too, fruits, barleys and hops will be sourced from crops in season. Chefs Marke Novak and Jindra […]

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Bellini Bar

Notting Hill’s Supperclub is launching London’s first ever dedicated Bellini Bar where some guests will even have the opportunity to bathe in champagne, in true Hollywood style. On arrival, you will be shown into the chic new bar area, where leather bar stools, black marble, and large mirrors create an air of decadence and style. A giant disco ball and bubbles cascading down from the ceiling provide the perfect backdrop for the focal point of the room: a roll top black bath that will be filled with champagne for one lucky guest to bathe in on a nightly basis – […]

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Taste By Appointment

Grey Goose Vodka are launching an interesting – and worthwhile – event this summer. Want to get involved? Wait til you hear about it … Taste by Appointment .. as it's being labelled … is a campaign which will set out to help cocktail aficionados be able to select the perfect cocktail with greater ease.   They are going to help us along our way by launching two tools with which to do this. First? Taste by Appointment consumer events, where guests will not only be welcomed with a Grey Goose Le Fizz reception, but will all be guaranteed to […]

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A night on the tiles

Well it may have been a soggy start but now The Roof Gardens’ famous barbeques should be getting properly into their stride. Taking place in the Tudor Garden on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7 – 11pm right up until the 6 October, they’re the perfect start to a night out. £60pp Friday and £65 on Saturday will buy you a glass of Pimm’s on arrival, a delicious 3 course BBQ dinner with live entertainment and club entry – however, for the rest of this month there’s a reduced rate of £50. It’s sure to set you up for the night ahead. […]

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Sunday Brunch at CUT

Wolfgang Puck’s first European restaurant, CUT at 45 Park Lane has just launched Sunday brunch and diners can enjoy a menu of traditional American breakfast classics (pancakes aplenty!) alongside savoury dishes such as Pork belly with parmesan polenta and brioche toasts and Salt beef hash cakes with poached eggs. There’s also a Bloody Mary Bar at which you can order your own bespoke concoction – whatever your preference. Special ingredients include CUT beef stock, horseradish vodka, chilli syrup and spice gomme. Chill out to live jazz music or if you’re feeling more energetic you can even take one of the […]

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