Surely one of the prettiest seasons, cherry blossom celebrations or Sakura will soon be taking place in Japan, blooming in the last week of March and the first two weeks of April in Kyoto (roughly between 20 March and 14 April). If you can’t make it to Japan to see the blossoms (you’d need to be quick, their beauty is fleeting) then check out this incredible pop-up we simply can’t get enough of… ROKA Charlotte Street, has once again transformed its underground bar, Shochu, into a spectacular cherry blossom-filled hideaway. The instalment encourages guests to take part in the Japanese tradition of […]
Chew chew! All aboard the Tattinger Express, a non-stopping service straight to your liver. Someone at Burger & Lobster has decided that the most efficient way to serve Champagne is to send it via trainset, and so for the restaurant’s new bottomless Champagne brunch they’ll be firing up the miniature railway and sending your drinks on the length of the nine-metre bar. Putting a whole new meaning to ‘the fat controller’, you can gorge on the full a la carte menu, which includes their ‘famous’ prime cut Nebraskan 10 ounce burger or wild Atlantic lobster (apparently one of the few […]
Since its opening in 1929, Quaglino’s has always been the place to see and be seen. It’s been London’s watering hole for A-listers, the arts set and royalty. Princess Diana snuck through the kitchens, a table was permanently reserved for Princess Margaret and it was the first public restaurant ever visited by a reigning monarch when the Queen and Prince Philip dined in 1956. Having survived both the recession of the early 1990s and 2000s it has continued to be the go-to place for partying, entertainment and no doubt side of scandalous behaviour. When smoking was in, everyone turned into […]
When reviewing restaurants you always hope that the chef will read the article, and if they take onboard the feedback you gave about the chips not needing to be served in a mini deep fat fryer (whoever thought that was a good idea needs to have a word with themselves) then even better. What you don’t expect is for the restaurant to take your words and use them to create a whole new brunch… but M Restaurants has gone there. They’ve taken Bill Knott of the Financial Times words “Stylish and ambitious…Michael Reid’s menu matches beauty with the beast” and […]
I’ve always been a fan of gherkins – I’ll eat them out of the jar if I’m given a fork. I understand though that gherkins belong to the same family as sprouts, Marmite and the Kardashians, they’re divisive. What about a chocolate gherkin though? More specifically The Gherkin (30 St Mary Axe, if we’re being pedantic) made from white chocolate filled with a dark chocolate ganache. I think that would be a yes from everyone. Why all the gherkin chat though? Well, following on from the success of their Tale As Old As Time afternoon tea, Town House at The […]
Surely one of the prettiest seasons, cherry blossom celebrations or Sakura will soon be taking place in Japan, blooming in the last week of March and the first two weeks of April in Kyoto (roughly between 20 March and 14 April). If you can’t make it to Japan to see the blossoms (you’d need to be quick, their beauty is fleeting) then check out these restaurants that will be dressing up for the month:
Believe it or not, this isn’t the first Beyonce brunch on the block – you may or may not have feasted at Ace Hotel’s Brunch with Bey back in 2017 or various others scattered across the globe – alas, this brunch looks like something worthy of putting a ring on. Single ladies, and gents and, well everyone, can enjoy this brunch experience that will feature a five hour – yes, FIVE hour – tribute to the Queen Bey herself, with an up-close performance from a vocalist and troupe. We can’t tell if we’re jealous or crazy, jealous or crazy for this brunch; […]
Some things are just quintessentially British; football hooligans tearing apart a Spanish café, Jacob Rees-Mogg spouting off about poor people, losing at cricket or losing at Brexit. But nothing beats eating on a train. And not a gently defrosted sausage roll on the delayed Virgin service to somewhere ghastly up north. No, proper eating. We’re talking silver-service dining on deep plush seats gazing out onto the rolling British countryside while the tracks clickerty-clack beneath you and somewhere in the distance the locomotive chuff chuffs its way toward a viaduct. And that’s where Belmond British Pullman comes in. Belmond British Pullman are the world’s […]
A recent study found London to be the most Instagrammed capital city in the world – take that, Paris! Whilst Hyde Park nabs the top spot, there are certainly restaurants that we consider worthy of a ‘gram, be it a dish plated up like a work of art, particularly cool interior design or just a good old brunch. Here is our pick of the most photogenic destinations in London that will have you reaching for your phone. After all, if it isn’t caught on camera, did it really happen?
As Mother’s Day rolls around once more on the 31st of March, it’s time for a bit of love and appreciation for the woman who always finds your missing sock and sends you selfies that show just her eyebrow (millennials they are not)! From spa deals that are jammed full of R&R to afternoon teas that will appease mum no end – a cup of tea always sorts everything out after all – here are the wonderful ways you can make Mum happy this Mother’s Day:
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