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Ceru: Levantine Cuisine in South Kensington

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 […]

Pizza Pilgrims
Openings & Launches

Pizza Pilgrims Open 1st Pizza Playground

There’s a new Pizza Pilgrims opening in West India Quay and it promises to be ‘you best night in, out’. It’s going to be the biggest Pizza Pilgrims yet, housed in a historic Grade I listed warehouse. First opened in 1802, the warehouse originally stored imported goods from the West Indies, but now will be decked out in the signature Pizza Pilgrims style with green and white checked tablecloths and pizza box art adorning the walls. There’s going to be 70 covers on the ground floor, a further 50 covers in the basement and bar and a 70-seater terrace on […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Top Chefs Announced for Meatopia

Meatopia is on the horizon, just the other side of summer and as the name suggests, it’s three days of meat from some of the biggest and best-loved chefs from London, the UK and around the world and they’ve just announced the line-up. Cooking for the first time will be the likes of Mark Hix, Gill Mellor from River Cottage, Ross Clarke of Tandoor Chop House, Stephen Hinkley from MeatUp and Nud Dudhia from Breddos Tacos. Flying in from around the world, you’ll have Nate Green of Rhoda in Hong Kong, Ashley Heeger of Ash in Cape Town, Angie Mar […]

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What To Do This Bank Holiday Weekend: 28th April – 1st May

May, we love you! Not one but two Bank Holidays means another blissful four day week and three day weekend. We’d almost say we’re not sure which is better but when you’ve got a glow in the dark boat parade, an England rugby player DJ-ing, a brand new afternoon tea and free beer we think we know the answer… Enjoy.

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Junipalooza
Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Junipalooza Gin Festival is Back!

GIN. Good, now that we’ve got your attention, let us tell you about Junipalooza, one of the world’s largest festivals, dedicated to everyone’s favourite spirit. Celebrating their fourth year over at Tobacco Dock, Junipalooza promises this will be their best event yet. With over 50 distillers from 14 different countries taking part, guests will not be short of free samples and bottles to purchase throughout the weekend, from big names like Sipsmith to smaller British distillers like The Lakes Distillery – the Lake District’s only gin. Ginsmiths will be on hand to give talks and masterclasses on all things gin, […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Night Market Announced for London Food Month

We are in no doubt that London is the world’s culinary capital – and we’re in good company. Respected food critics Grace Dent and Tom Parker Bowles have joined forces for the UK’s biggest food festival; Evening Standard’s London Food Month. The festival runs throughout June – we have already told you about the pop-up kitchen with a whopping 40 Michelin stars – and will see hundreds of events across the capital from high-end dinners to free community events to celebrate the diversity of our city. A night market is coming to Kensington for 12 evenings from 7th June and […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Deckchairs, Daybeds and BYOB Cocktails: Fulham’s Getting an Urban Beach

Fulham. Home to Fulham Football Club, Fulham Palace, the Sloaney Pony and…not much else. We’re not anti SW6 we just think there are more exciting places that spring to mind when you think of summer drinking, dining and all round socialising. That may have been the case but things are about to change and we’ll all be hopping on the Wimbledon branch of the District Line come 10th May. Alfresco drinking is about to get a whole lot better as Fulham welcomes Neverland London; a 20 metre Thameside beach complete with deck chairs, swings, palm trees and pastel-coloured beach huts. Authentic beach […]

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Openings & Launches

Leicester Square Kitchen Opens

May Fair Kitchen and Monmouth Kitchen are set to get a sister restaurant in the form of the Leicester Square Kitchen, opening at the start of the next month and serving up a contemporary Mexican and Peruvian menu. There’ll be a Mexican-inspired Mayan-spiced marinated chicken ensalada with cashews, black lime and sesame oil; prawn soft tacos with spicy papaya habanero salsa; robata-grilled pisco-glazed smoked paprika ribs and lime; robata-seared tenderstem broccoli and charred kale and shimeji mushroom anticucho served in a hot clay pot. Pudding will revolve around the likes of coconut, lime, guava and mango whilst on the cocktail […]

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17 of the Best Restaurants That Opened in April

And now April is over… We’re speeding through the year at alarming rates but luckily it’s another month that has been full of great restaurants. Several pop-ups have now turned permanent and there have been second and third ventures from London favourites. You know the saying; time flies when you’re eating well… The Kitchen Counter Following on from the success of The MaE Deli on Seymour Place and MaE on Weighhouse Street, Deliciously Ella is going for lucky number three and opening The Kitchen Counter in Herne Hill. Serving up an all-day menu, The Kitchen Counter is an extension of […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Top London Chefs Collaborate at J.Sheekey

Today sees the return of the female guest series at J.Sheekey, as three top chefs take to the kitchen to cook alongside Head Chef Andrew McLay. Each chef is set to produce distinctive dishes inspired from their experiences in the culinary world and J. Sheekey’s signature style. Taking to the kitchen first on 25th April is Anna Tobias, current Head Chef at Rochelle Canteen. Shortlisted by The Observer Food’s Monthly annual list of 50 trends, people, places and food to look out for in 2017, Anna’s simple and flavoursome food is not one to miss. Rachel Roberts will be at J. […]

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