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6 Reasons Why This Dating App Will Make You Delete Tinder… Forever

It’s getting to that time again where singletons feel somewhat like Mark in Love Actually’s Mark, desperately holding up declarations of love on a young Keira Knightley’s doorstep. Christmas. A time where those without a better half wretch at the sight of mistletoe and matching Santa onesies. This year however, naughty or nice, there’s a gift that keeps on giving in the form of dating app The Inner Circle. The miracle dating app makes connecting super easy by skilfully selecting from the dating pond those most likely to be your Prince (or Princess) Charming. Plus, it’s more than just dating, […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Bloody Vegans! The Best Bleeding Burgers That Are Totally Vegan

No, I’m not going all William Sitwell on you, these are bloody vegan burgers, as in they’re burgers, that are bloody. And vegan. Actually we should all be vegan. No, really, we should. Not only are we all eating so much processed meat that our bodies are reacting against it to the point...

Awesome Afternoon Teas

Posh Tea: Victoria Beckham’s Afternoon Tea

It’s that time of year again where The Berkeley introduce their coveted Prêt-à-Portea afternoon tea menu, inspired by all of the fashion happenings of the year and trust us, it’s a good’un! Posh Spice might not be going all aboard the tour train as her ex band mates announce the news of their re-grouping, but she does feature rather spectacularly in the afternoon tea. The banquet features a Victoria Beckham based offering in the form of a Victoria sponge (Berkeley, we see what you did there) inspired by Victoria Beckham’s legs-out-of-a-shopping-bag 10th anniversary campaign. View this post on Instagram Putting Victoria into Victoria […]

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Rooftops and Terraces

Is This London’s Most Surreal Rooftop?

Another day, another winter rooftop, right? Not right: Queen of Hoxton have gone in a very different direction, and we’re loving it. Welcome to Lady Celeste’s Parisian Rooftop Bar. Between now and April head to Queen of Hoxton and step back in time and place to the surrealist Paris of the 1900s; a world of extremes, of glamour, of romance and excess. Think Moulin Rouge on something mind-altering on a roof. And you’ve half grasped it. The massive great rooftop wigwam has been transformed into a music hall, dripping in velvet drapes, strewn with cabaret tables and oh-so-bizarre characters. Sip hot […]

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Hotels

London’s Historic-est Hotels – Stay Where History Was Made

London must vie with Rome as one of the most historic capitals in the word. And with much of our history living, it makes strolling the streets a joy to anyone with even an inkling of historic appreciation. The medieval streets of Soho, still purveying much of the same trade that made them infamous...

Experiences & Pop-Ups

Mary’s Popping Into Harvey Nicks

Fizz Bang Poppins! If you’re any sort of Mary Poppins fan then, love or hate the idea, you’ll know there’s a new movie on the scene. The 2018 version featuring a star studded cast including Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer and Julie Walters along with Colin Firth and Meryl Streep (to name a few) will be flying onto our screens on the 21st of December. Excited? Well, close your mouths kids… one is not a codfish! Anyway, on to the important stuff! To celebrate, Harvey Nichols is doing what they do best and dazzling Knightsbridge shoppers with a […]

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

All Fawn And Games: London’s Narnia Terraces Are Out Of Control!

What’s that lion doing in my wardrobe? Narnia business! Geddit? Because if you’re heading out in London this winter, you’ll definitely get it. This Christmas expect to walk through so many wardrobes that you’ll be on passing terms with Mr Tumnus come January. But the...

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Openings & Launches

5 Reasons We’re Getting Excited About Selfridge’s Fancy New Restaurant

When it comes to Selfridge’s new eatery, Brasserie of Light, founder Richard Caring promises “Dreams in this restaurant will come true!”. And if your dream is eating roasted fennel and capers beneath a humongous suspended crystal-encrusted statue of Pegasus, the creation of none other than Brit-pop legend Damien Hirst, then he’s absolutely right. Here’s why we’re excited: It’s in Selfridge’s The new opening will throw its doors wide on 22nd November, but the early indications are that this one’s going to be a goody. Firstly it’s in Selfridge’s. As Caring also said, taken a little bit more in context this time, […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

17 of the Best Pre-Theatre Menus

With over 40 theatres in London’s West End alone, it’s not hard to see why London is one of the cultural capitals of the world. And where there is a theatre you can guarantee there is going to be a restaurant nearby serving up a pre- or post-theatre menu; they’ll have you in and out in time for the performance and they’re a wonderful way to eat at some of London’s best restaurants at a much more bank balance friendly price – take note if you’re on a date! So forget going to a chain or grabbing a rushed sandwich […]

What to do This Weekend

Your Weekend Plans Sorted

The weather’s not giving into winter without a fight, so it looks like the temperatures this coming weekend won’t be too arctic (this is according to BBC’s weather app, which I’m always a little sceptical of, so beware). Assuming this prediction to be true, you should...

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

The 18 Best Pop-Ups Happening This November

What’s poppin’ this November? Well, aside from a range of ground spinners, sparklers and firecrackers, quite a lot! Yes, Bonfire Night isn’t the only must-do in this slightly chillier month. From Champagne supper clubs, Narnia themed wonderlands and more, Christmas most certainly...

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Best Brunches

7 Top New Brunches to Try This Winter

London’s never ending story of gin, afternoon teas and brunches seems to have no end, and now there’s a whole host of new brunches coming our way. From brunches where you can win real diamonds, to unlimited espresso martinis and Venetian twists, here’s where you need to be...

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