What? The two most popular meals in London? Brunch and afternoon tea. What if you can’t choose between the two? Quite the conundrum. So, Le Méridien Piccadilly have decided to go where no afternoon tea or brunch has gone before and has bought the two together with their B’n’T – so it’s effectively, breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea in one. New? Yes, the afternoon tea only launched at the end of April. Where? The Terrace Grill and Bar at Le Méridien Piccadilly, 21 Piccadilly, Mayfair, W1J 0BH, www.terracegrillandbar.com On the Menu: The menu marries brunch foods with afternoon tea, which means […]
There’s just something about bringing the outside in that Londoners find particularly enchanting. We can’t decide whether it’s because you feel at one with nature without leaving the hub of the city or whether flowers inside just make things a whole lot prettier, but when said flowers come in the form of giant installations hanging from restaurant ceilings then we are all for it. Blossom is no longer reserved for the streets of Kensington, nor wisteria to desirable Victorian townhouses – now we can all get a fix of nature as we have our dinner. ROKA Charlotte Street, has once […]
Today sees the opening of The Tapas Room, a new drink shop, deli and eatery opening in Tooting Broadway Market from the pair behind Donostia Social Club – Paul Belcher and Adrian Copplestone. There’ll be a Basque-inspired tapas, charcuterie and cheese menu with the likes of white tuna and escabeche; chicken liver parfait with pickled figs and griddled white asparagus with Romesco and toasted almonds and for pudding, a chocolate and macadamia brownie with a PX sherry glaze all appearing. To drink you’ll find specialist wines, sherries, vermouths and cavas from the Basque and Spanish regions which have all been […]
How does a Negroni and Old Fashioned vending machine sound to you? It sounds like a marvellous idea to us. That’s what you’re going to get at Sisu, Oxford Street’s new rooftop bar. Last year it was Notch London, the year before Roofnic and now it’s set around the idea of a utilitarian nature reserve with hints of Scandinavia. Back to the drinks. You’ll be able to buy tokens to operate a coin-operated cocktail tap so you can dispense your own Negronis and Old Fashioneds. Or, if they aren’t for you, there’ll be Camden Town Brewery beers, Caple Rd cider and […]
Arthur Hooper was a fruit salesman who occupied 8 Stoney Street back in the days when Queen Victoria ruled. These days, he lends his name to a restaurant that will be taking over the historical site and serving up European small plates alongside a curated wine list. Designed by Chef Lale Oztek, the menu will include the likes of harissa butter beans with charred tenderstem, ricotta and nigella seeds; pork and fennel ragu fettuccine; mackerel, white beans, radish and brown shrimp; lamb and bulgur meatballs with tomato sauce and yoghurt and, for pudding, there’ll be a chocolate hazelnut pot and salted […]
On Saturday 3rd June, Carnaby Street will be lined with picnic tables as it hosts Carnaby Street Eat – a one day food festival where you can feast on tasters from over 30 different global cuisines. Restaurants taking part include JinJuu, Cahoots, Wright Brothers Soho, The Detox Kitchen, Rosa’s Thai Café, Whyte + Brown, Le Bab, Pizza Pilgrims and Cinnamon Soho. It’ll be your first chance to try authentic Indian dishes from Darjeeling Express, ahead of them opening their first permanent restaurant in Kingly Court. There’ll also be live music and entertainment throughout the day. Entry is free and tasters […]
One of London’s most stylish bloggers, Nathan Rollinson, aka The Rollinson, is rarely seen without a statement pair of velvet slippers or funky pair of tailored trousers, not to mention perfectly coiffed hair. Impeccable dressing naturally leads him to drink and dine in some of the city’s most glamorous venues and neighbourhoods, from The Ivy to The Dorchester. We caught up with the man behind the blog (and almost 100,000 Instagram followers) to see how he would spend an ultimate day of luxury – here is his guide to luxe London venues.
May is set to be a month awash with exclusive chef collaborations, kitchen takeovers and rooftop yoga. Blossom is set to take over your Instagram feeds as some of London’s top restaurants bloom in time for spring, and you can have your say on a Michelin-starred menu as chef Adam Simmonds launches his Test Kitchen. Read on to see how you can get involved…
What? Exciting Levantine cuisine in a thriving small restaurant in South Kensington, bringing vibrant, colourful and fresh Eastern Mediterranean cuisine to the heart of London. New? Ceru opened late last year to strong acclaim – we are kicking ourselves for not going sooner. Where? Minutes from South Kensington Tube, Ceru is perfectly positioned close to the Royal Albert Hall, the museums and Knightsbridge, but hidden from the tourist hoards! 7-9 Bute Street, Kensington, SW7 3EY, www.cerurestaurants.com On the Menu? A plethora of colours, spices, ingredients and flavours will take your taste buds on a journey in to the Levant they won’t forget. Think of […]
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