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The InterContinental’s New Hotel

Pre-Millennium, Greenwich was barely given a second thought by Londoners. Enter the Millennium Dome (now the O2 Arena) and on any given weeknight you’ll find thousands of euphoric fans still singing as they pile onto the Jubilee line, long after the concert has ended. Wanting to avoid the...

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The Good Life Eatery Opens 3rd Site

With a loyal allegiance of Good Life-ers and celebrity fans, The Good Life Eatery is hitting the magic number and is opening its third site this month. Taking to Motcomb Street to join the likes of Rococo Chocolates, Christian Louboutin and nearby, Grace Belgravia the site which will seat 35, will...

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Fashion’s Biggest Pop-up: London Fashion Weekend

Fashion week is almost upon us which means you’re going to be bombarded with #OOTD posts on Instagram, the sartorial standard of the streets will go up and there’ll be more sunglasses then you can swing a stick at. It also means that fashion’s biggest pop-up is returning to the Saatchi...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

9 Underrated Antipodean Restaurants

Our Aussie rellies love their brunch as much as they (seemingly) love their surfboard. No surprise really when you consider their laid-back lifestyle and the appeal of sitting kerbside in the sun, armed with a green juice, latte in a glass and smashed avo on sourdough. Antipodean brunches rarely...

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Supper Pop-Up at Catering HQ

Four seasons, four playing card suits, four calling birds…and now the forth pop-ups from Top Hat Catering. Catering to foodies who don’t want standards to drop just because there are large numbers of guests, the caterers are one of the UK’s most exclusive – delivering food as high...

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Freakshakes come to London

When bad food happens to good diets – the UK edition. So we all saw and drooled appropriately at the pimped out milkshakes created Down Under, the cleverly named Freakshakes, so-called because they look like freaks of delicious wonder. A jug of sugary milkshake is then topped with delights from...

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Galley Opens

Galley: ˈɡali/ noun 1. a low, flat ship with or more sails and up to three banks of oars 2. the kitchen in a ship or aircraft 3. a new restaurant opening tomorrow in Islington. So you might not find that description in a dictionary, but it’s certainly true. Run by sister and brother team...

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6 of the Best Places to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Monday 8th February marks Chinese New Year, a date celebrated across the globe. 2016 is the ‘Year of the Monkey’, a zodiac symbol characterising quick-witted, curious, innovative but also mischievous people, which leaves The Handbook wondering what lies ahead! In anticipation, we’ve...

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Homeslice’s Unlimited Pizza Party

Stop the press because the end of January is in sight! We’ve made it people; we’ve made it through the most miserable month of the year – sorry January you have a bad rep. And to celebrate Homeslice are hosting their first Sunday Slice and Spritz Party. Taking place at the latest...

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Tiny Leaf Opens: Zero Waste

If 2015 was the year that we all got healthy and fell further in love with the avocado and acai bowls, then 2016 is the year that we need to be properly educated on food waste and how we can cut the 6.7 million tonnes of food that is said to be ending up in UK landfill sites every year. Hugh...

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