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Bookings Open Today! Here’s Our Sneak Preview Of Ramsay’s Lucky Cat

It’s the talk of the town, or the city if you will. The big opening. The one-to-watch. The restaurant from the man who loves an expletive and claims his least favourite sandwich is an idiot one. Yes, Gordon Ramsay’s got a new restaurant opening named Lucky Cat in June but we, as the greedy foodies that we are, got to sample some of the offerings ahead of time. Lucky Cat will be an “authentic Asian eating house”  and will replace Maze, the Ramsay restaurant that currently resides in Lucky Cat’s location. Ramsay lived up to all chef stereotypes upon meeting him, […]

Experiences & Pop-Ups

This Little Piggy Went To These 11 Street Food Markets

If someone tries to sell you a handbag or a bicycle in the street, then you’ll probably call the police. But if it’s an artisanal flapjack, then we give them a restaurant. The path from street food market to posho Soho restaurant is well worn, think of Hoppers and Kricket and a slew of...

Hotels

The 5* Hotel Rising From the Ashes

If walls could talk then I’d be requesting an audience with London’s hotels. They stand on our streets watching day to day life unfold over the decades, like guardians of our most debauched secrets – they really will have seen it all. One hotel that has had quite the illustrious history is Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London and following its multi-million-pound refurb (and that unfortunate fire) it’s re-opening on Monday with a series of special packages, afternoon teas, cocktails and exhibitions celebrating the hotel’s past. First opening its doors in 1889, the building started as an affluent gentlemen’s club, at […]

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BIG News: Harry Potter Studios Opens Gringotts Bank

Harry Potter is the gift that just keeps on giving and this time around we’ve got Gringotts Bank to explore, courtesy of Harry Potter Studios – eek! Who remembers that spine tingling scene in Deathly Hallows Part Two? The seat edge gripper was filmed in the bank and now it’s yours to take a tour of. They’ve teased and taunted with the #UnlockTheMagic campaign as we eagerly awaited the new secret development. Now, it’s been revealed that it is indeed a super swanky replica available for the public to see. Fingers crossed there isn’t a huge snake hanging about in […]

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Openings & Launches

Read All A’Bao It: Bao Borough Has Opened!

We’re so excited about this May opening – eek! For those who don’t know, BAO is the famed Taiwanese restaurant that took London by storm with its funky, animated steamed buns that have lit up our social feeds and taste delicious. It’s no surprise therefore that people are totally and utterly raving about the latest opening that has arrived in Borough joining the other outposts including BAO Soho and BAO Fitzrovia, XU Teahouse and Restaurant, as well as the original BAO BAR stand which remains at Netil Market. Oh, and did we mention it has a karaoke room named BAO […]

Culture

Killing Eve Returns… But Not To The UK (Yet)

It’s the series that had us all laughing, crying and hiding behind our seats in utter disgust. Yep, you may have heard on the good ol’ internet grapevine that the insatiably popular Killing Eve has returned for a second season but not to the UK just yet. Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh were back to their sadistic tricks this week as season two premiered on BBC America, with critics praising its “twisted, darkly-comic notes.” Season one, which was nominated for five Bafta TV Awards captured our hearts as Jodie played charismatic assassin Villanelle who we kinda didn’t know whether to love or […]

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Best Brunches

The Down The Rabbit Hole Brunch You Won’t Want To Miss

Bottomless prosecco. Ah, now we’ve got your attention we shall begin… Mews of Mayfair has whipped up an Easter treat that’ll beat any Cadbury’s offering – yep, we said it! Their Down The Rabbit Hole bottomless brunch experience hopes to get you grinning like the Cheshire Cat with a welcome cocktail, two delicious courses, and two, yes two hours of bottomless prosecco on offer. It sounds like we’ll more likely be recreating Babe the pig, let alone a character from Alice in Wonderland! The theme of this brunch is very fitting as Mews of Mayfair, for those who don’t know, […]

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

The Best Bar In The World Just Got Bester

There are a few things that you might normally be expected to do when you’re awarded the accolade of best bar in the entire world. Maybe open a bottle of Champagne, utter a muted whoop for joy or help yourself to an extra Weetabix at breakfast, you know, that kind of thing. What you don’t expect is to shut the whole joint down. Except, that’s exactly what Ryan Chetiyawardana did when his bar Dandelyan was lionised as the best in the world back in September. The shutters finally fell last month and now Lyaness has arisen from Dandelyan’s metaphorical ashes. And it’s […]

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Travel

21 Things To Do In Nashville

There are many places worth visiting in the US, and it can be overwhelming to try and settle on one. Still, an under-the-radar destination becoming trendier by the day is Nashville. The rightful home of country music, the state capital of Tennessee got its place in the spotlight with an eponymous TV show that ran until last year, and is a city fast turning into a tourist hotspot. If you’re a country music fan, you’ll know that the likes of Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and pretty much everyone else made their careers in Nashville, and their shadows are […]

Reviews

Xier Marks The Spot: Marylebone’s New Restaurant

Take a step back from the hell that is Oxford Street and you find yourself in pure foodie territory: Marylebone. Street food turned bricks-and-mortar restaurants sit alongside fine-dining and Michelin-star offerings. Big names like Hoppers, Fischer’s and Chiltern Firehouse all jostle for attention, whilst smaller restaurants tentatively open ready to make their name. The latest chef to throw his toque into the ring is Carlo Scotto (ex-Babbo) as he opened Xier last month. Scotto’s first solo project Xier, which has made Thayer Street its home, is a modern European fine dining restaurant divided between the more formal first floor dining […]

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What to do This Weekend

10 Fabulous Ways To Spend The Weekend

Oh weekend, hello dear friend! It’s that time again and we’re jolly glad of it too! This weekend you can shake your tail feather at a four-day birthday party bonanza or explore some neon restaurants that we’re sure will light up your life. Whatever’s on the menu, here are...

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Travel

10 Of New York’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Everything’s just that little bit more romantic in New York, isn’t it? Maybe we’re all just lusting for a Ross and Rachael style romance whenever we think of the Big Apple, but either way whether you’re anxiously planning the perfect first date or well into the honeymoon...

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