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Openings & Launches

Summer of Sound on the Roof: The Rooftop All About Music

The mini heat wave might seem like a distant memory, but one day the sun will return and when it does we’ll be flocking to The Gardening Society at John Lewis, which has had rather a makeover. Inspired by Londoner’s love of music and sound, the space has had a refurbishment and is relaunching for the summer with immersive studio spaces curated by Sono, Ruark Audio and Naim, which you’ll be able to book out over the summer. Opening on Saturday 5th May, Summer of Sound on the Roof will kick off with live performances from Daudi Matsiko and Slow […]

Experiences & Pop-Ups

The Supper Club That Uses Zero Plastic

Plastic, the unavoidable by-product of modern living, scourge of society and bogeyman de jour. Well not at this supper club and panel discussion. ‘Plastic Pledge’ is a supper club not to be missed. Devised by chef Rose Lloyd Owen, the founder of Fare Healthy and Peardrop London, the event will see five delicious courses served in a kitchen entirely devoid of plastic. With dishes created by food and wellness entrepreneur Jasmine Hemsley, Treadwells Chef Patron Chantelle Nicholson, chef and journalist Anna Barnett, eco-chef and food campaigner Tom Hunt, alongside Rose Lloyd Owen, all the dishes will be made to One Planet Plate […]

Openings & Launches

Babel House: Mayfair’s New Restaurant

Bruton Place is set to welcome a new face next month, Babel House, a restaurant inspired by the vibrant sounds and multicultural port towns of the Black Sea. Taking its name from the modernist Odessan novelist Isaac Babel, the restaurant brings together the history of the 19th townhouse it sits in and historic Odessan references. Designed by AvroKO it’ll have an elegant bohemian feel to it, the sort of place the literary crowd of the 1920s would have hung out in. art Deco touches of white and green marble are joined by accents of satin brass, dark wood and patterned […]

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Openings & Launches

Cora Pearl: Covent Garden’s Restaurant Based on a Courtesan

If you were in Paris in the nineteenth century and mixed in certain circles, then chances are you would be familiar with Cora Pearl, the London-born party queen of Paris but she wasn’t an heiress, far from it, she was a courtesan, a regular working girl in a glamorous world. If you’re in Covent Garden this summer then you’ll also be familiar with Cora Pearl as the team behind Kitty Fisher’s in Mayfair launch their second restaurant, based on the courtesan. Opening on Henrietta Street the restaurant will reflect the drama and excitement of her glamourous life and the will […]

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Reviews

We Review: Lutyen’s Grill at The Ned

What? With eight restaurants on the ground floor serving everything from French quiches and poke bowls to New York style bagels and Italian dishes, Lutyens Grill, is The Ned’s American grill restaurant. New? Lutyens Grill opened with The Ned last year, but until recently it was only for Ned’s Club members and hotel guests. Back in February they opened it up to the public meaning that all eight of the restaurants on the ground floor are now open to the public. However, if you are one of Ned’s Club members, then you can still find solace from us, the teeming […]

Openings & Launches

Selfridges Gets A New Rooftop Restaurant

Finally it’s tan-worthy weather and we’re all scurrying for the stairs to get us some of those rooftop rays. The rooftop terrace is all the rage and where better to capitalise on this than Selfridges? So it’s no surprise that they’ve chosen this week to launch a new restaurant, Alto by San Carlo. Replacing the longstanding relationship with restauranteur Des McDonald, San Carlo have wrestled control of this iconic rooftop and the result should be pretty decent. The restaurant group have been running restaurants for Selfridges for a while, but now they’ve acquired the crown jewell, we should expect good […]

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Openings & Launches

Alpes: Brixton’s New Raclette Restaurant

Street food favourites, Raclette Brothers has big news, they will be opening their first permanent site and a brand-new concept at Pop Brixton, which means Raclette for all, all the time. Aptly named Alpes, they’ll be serving up dishes inspired by the Alps region (funny that), and it’ll be the first restaurant in London to serve Raclette on a traditional machine with the front of house team scraping melted cheese at the table in front of diners. Or if you don’t want to scrape your cheese over your ingredients and you’d rather dunk them in cheese, there’ll be fondues to […]

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Openings & Launches

Check Out The New Aussie Restaurant Coming To Soho

Put another shrimp on the barbie, head down to Ramsey Street and let’s do a bush-tucker challenge while listening to Men At Work. Or let’s forget all the cliches and instead head to Scarlett Green for a real taste of Antipodean living. The restaurant, inspired by Melbourne and Sydney cafe culture, is opening in the centre of Soho next month and looks set to be the perfect place to find healthy food in a relaxed yet buzzing atmosphere. And founder Daisy Green certainly has form, she’s already made a mark on London cafe culture with openings including Timmy Green in […]

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

G-Force: Your Chance to Try Over 200 Wines

If you were to head down to the Phonica Records on Tuesday 1st May, then you would find yourself surrounded by over 200 wines, which is rather fun. Why? Because Wines of Germany are taking over the Soho building for an evening of German wine and food. Once there, you’ll have a chance to try over 200 wines from one of the world’s most exciting and oldest (and in places steepest) wine producing regions, including many wines that can’t be found anywhere else in the UK. We’re talking plenty of Rieslings, Pinot Noirs, Scheurebes and Silvaners. Wine is one of […]

Experiences & Pop-Ups

StrEATlife Returns to Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace’s legendary free street food and craft beer festival, StrEATlife is returning this summer for four weekends of food, craft beers, cocktails and music. Starting in May and running for one weekend each month until August, the festival will feature over thirty of London’s top street food vendors including: The Waffle Float Mother Clucker, Le Bao, Popdogs, Anna Maes, Bodeans and Vinn Goute. Add to that craft beer, a tiki bar, a gin trailer and a Pimms bar and you’ve got the recipe for a pretty epic weekend. It’s not just about the food though, each weekend they’ll have […]

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