As sunnier climes creep up to finally drench London in a bit of well-deserved sunshine, we’re all hands on deck when it comes to the idea of a terrific terrace and a tantalising tipple. And, pandering to our post-work aperitif and glass-clinking dreams is the much-adored Dalloway Terrace; a venue that loves to dabble in a bit of flora and fauna to reflect the changing of the seasons and has been coined as “one of London’s most Instagrammable restaurants,” by Vogue! Recently, they played upon the theme of Leonard Woolf’s book, village in the jungle. Offering up a ‘Jungle Lunch’ menu set […]
Whoever researched this is a total Saint. Seriously! All we want in summer is to get off that sweltering tube and sink a pint and this awesome map is giving us the opportunity to do just that. Plus, they’re cheap! Love is ale we need, and we’ve found it in the form of a tube map just in time for International Beer Day on the 2nd of August, courtesy of StoreKit being much less lazy than us and doing all the dirty work – gosh, give ’em a pint! They’ve rounded all of the best pubs near tube stations to […]
What does the ultimate coming-of-age movie do when it comes of age? It’s a conundrum faced by classic comedy American Pie this summer as it turns 20 this July. If you’re now doing mental arithmetic and feeling entirely appalled at how old that makes you, join the club, but imagine what the ravages of time must have done to Stifler’s Mom. In fact, you don’t need to, because you can go and meet her. Back in 1999 we didn’t have mobile phones, music came from HMV, your laptop weighed as much as (and looked like) a pair of house bricks […]
While most people might associate cocktails with a sun-drenched bar in Ibiza, filled with hammocks, maraschino cherries and club reps trying to slap you with a 2-4-1 at Amnesia, there are actually healthy cocktails out there too. Trust me, maybe apart from the hard liquor, the accompanying ingredients provide quite the health kick… or at least that’s what we’re telling ourselves. Here’s where to get your five-a-day, so to speak… The Hangover Chloro-phyll your boots with The Little Yellow Door’s healthy, boozy offering. Combining The Botanist Gin with chlorophyll, this drink is literally called The Hangover and doesn’t take any […]
Three, two, one… charge! Forget battling it out on the Homefront, you’re about to embark on the mission of your life, right here in London. That’s right, get your NERF guns at the…wait, NERF guns? Yup, NERF have just announced that they’re partnering up with the world’s biggest inflatable obstacle course to bring us Londoner’s our most intense mission to date. Buckle up kids, we’re in for a wild one! To celebrate their 50th anniversary NERF have teamed up with The MONSTER, to host the capitals ultimate summer takedown. On August 27th and 28th, Alexandra Palace will be transformed into […]
There’s something alien about stepping foot in a casino at 7pm. First of all being ID’d and bag searched by burly bouncers that had just stepped of the Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels movie set, or so it seemed. And, secondly, watching a sea of suits tossing down more money on tables than I’d made that day in the office, or seen in my life, come to think of it! The Hippodrome is the jaunt of the elite, who don’t cast a care towards black or red. It’s also the stomping ground of the Leicester Square massive, who’ve dabbled […]
We’re obsessed with taking selfies. From guys in their local Holiday Inn snapping photos of themselves in footy shirts with an extraneous flash, to parents Whatsapping their holiday selfie across showing off their right ear lobe or sun burnt forehead with no other facial features in sight. View this post on Instagram It’s Dark on a Friday which means one thing…. The WEEEKKKEEENNND IS HERE! ✨🌈♥️🤪 A post shared by Selfie Factory 🌈 (@selfiefactoryofficial) on Dec 7, 2018 at 9:30am PST Some of you are way better than others. Selfies are splashed with Facetune and brightened, unblemished and boosted to […]
Does the chlorine get in your eyes? Do people get in your lane? Do you miss the sensation of eels slithering past your nearly naked body? If the answer to all these is yes, and you have more blubber than a sea lion to withstand the freezing temperatures, then this one is for you. Welcome to wild swimming. Here are the spots in and around London where you can swim wild relatively safely… Beckenham Place Park Swimming Lake Lewisham Council has just gone halvesies with the Heritage Lottery Fund on the £4.9m refurb of Beckenham Place Park, and excitingly the […]
OK, OK, summer in the UK may not be as sun drenched as some countries but we bet you’ll still be lining rooftops, gin in hand or picnic-ing in the park with strawberries a’plenty until the sun goes down. Yet, as we’ve learnt by now, sometimes the best things in life come with a...
Who let the dogs out? 🐾 Long gone are the days of paw-scraped doors, howling cries and pee-stained carpets, nowadays restaurants are inviting doggies to dine in style. So out with whatever’s in that jelly-canned dog food from your local store, the stench is bad enough! And in with an afternoon tea that’ll delight even the fussiest of canines. Thanks to South Place Hotel, you’ll be able to tickle both yours and your pup’s tummies with the launch of their new luxury afternoon tea, er, doggie-style… Pawfect! South Place Hotel have a pawsome new partnership with accessories brand, Radley (the […]
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