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London’s Most Unusual Watering Hole

Baths are very divisive; there are those who swear by them, those who hate them, and very little in between. I personally have never been a fan but if my bath was to be converted into a bar, the game would most certainly be changed and I reckon you’d have a hard time getting me out of...

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April Pop-ups and Supper Clubs

If you like avocados, salt beef, pizza, afternoon tea or wine then you’re going to love the pop-ups happening this month. Take a date to Venice, spend evenings in a French wine garden, travel back to the 60s to attend an East End wedding party and celebrate Thai new year – it’s set to be a...

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Surprise Five Course Meals at Kurobuta

We’ve written about them loads (yep, again) but we can just about forgive you if haven’t yet made it to one of Scott Hallsworth’s Kurobuta restaurants – so little time, so much to do. The Japanese bar and grill in Chelsea, Marble Arch and Harvey Nichols’ foodie fifth floor are now...

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Rockstar Treatment at Jumeirah Carlton Tower

Chances are, if you’re in London you’re after a culture fix. Unless of course you call London home in which case culture is probably just part of your weekly routine – a gig here, exhibition there, you get the idea. Whilst we at The Handbook whole heartedly believe that dining out counts...

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A taste of Brazil in Stoke Newington

Think Brazil and you probably think Olympics, nuts, football, beauty treatments (sorry but it’s true) and the carnival, what you probably don’t think about is Stoke Newington. Stoke Newington…Brazil…Brazil…Stoke Newington, the two don’t really go together. Or so you think –...

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Openings & Launches

Santa Maria: Award Winning Pizza in Chelsea

Cast your mind back to Valentine’s Day 2010 can you remember what you were doing? Chances are you were either weeping into a bucket of ice-cream; sat with all the other couples in some restaurant or  just going about your normal day – because who really cares about Valentine’s Day? What you...

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James Bond’s Tailor at Bar20

Enter into the mind of a master. The man responsible for some of the most iconic suits in 21st century cinema. The genius behind red carpet icons from Benedict Cumberbatch through to Mick Jagger, and on-screen heros, including Daniel Craig’s slick, hard-nosed James Bond. The man who has tailored...

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8 Top Venues for Live Music

With so much going on in the Big Smoke, it’s easy to forget that London is one of the best places for live music in the world. But you don’t have to splash out at the O2 or Wembley to get some groove in you. There are heaps of bars, pubs and clubs featuring live music all year round...

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Southbank’s Street Food Party

Birthday? Anniversary? Street festival? Whatever you want to call it, Southbank Centre Food Market is celebrating its 1st birthday; it’s a party and we want to be there. Celebrating the first year of showcasing London’s best street food, expect a fun-filled evening featuring fantastic live...

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Awesome Afternoon Teas

Kurobuta’s Tokyo Tea Party

What crazy ideas do you have on your bucket list? How many of those can you tick off in London? Do you seek exoticism, adventure and discovery but are unable to jet-set off somewhere abroad this Easter..we feel your pain? Fear not! With thanks to Scott Hallworth’s, you can be transported to the...

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