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The Henry Root Relaunches

Forget spring cleaning and forget your January resolutions, now is the time for new beginnings, that back-to-school, we’re done with summer, hello autumn sort of time. New stationary, new coats, new health promises to try and get a control on the summer drinking problem before the Christmas...

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Your Event Photography Sorted

From the classic saying ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ to the number of photos that are posted on Instagram and Facebook every day, it’s safe to say that we’re obsessed with images, but whilst it’s easy to take the selfie and filter it beyond recognition, where do you go when you...

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Champagne Brunch Party at STK

When we think of brunch we think of a light, airy room with worn wooden floorboards, sugar in mini jam jars and generous plates of eggs benedict, with a hungry queue on the street outside and maybe a few screaming babies. Forget everything you know about brunch and replace it with dim lights, loud...

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POP-Down at The Vaults Waterloo

Another day, another pop-up. Or it certainly seems that way. Having said that, we certainly aren’t complaining – pop-ups seem to have the kind of ‘cool factor’ that a stand-alone restaurant can rarely achieve. There’s something about feeling in-the-know that makes you feel like you...

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Maddox Club Presents UNDERCURRENT

One of London’s most exclusive private members’ venues, Maddox Club, is offering Mayfair party-goers something a little bit different in the form of a new Friday night event called UNDERCURRENT. UNDERCURRENT offers tech and deep house fans a unique opportunity to experience world-class...

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8 Of The Best Breakfast Spots in London

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and if you ask us, that means that we have the right to make the absolute most of this morning munch. In the spirit of early morning fine dining, we’ve rounded up 8 of the best breakfast spots in London, so that you can sample...

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Refreshingly British Afternoon Tea

Here at The Handbook we are suckers for the latest offering of teas from a remote village in China finely brewed overnight at the perfect temperature with macaroons presented in a flower pot but sometimes we do crave the good old traditional English afternoon tea. This Autumn, the OXO Tower...

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Il Cudega Opens in Hackney

Hackney resident of 20 years, Giovanni Brighi has joined with Milanese Luca Gaggioli and chef Paolo Elesbani to bring East London a taste of Lombardy, their home region, with Il Cudega an Italian eno-gastronomia. If you haven’t come across an eno-gastronomia then think of it as café/deli/...

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Pop Up Opium Den in Mayfair

Imagine yourself in the basement of a Chinese laundry, surrounded by a heady cloud of opium and slumped bodies inhaling vapour from pipes. Now image a legal and more civilised present-day scenario and you have yourself ‘The Blue Lotus’ Opium Den, a four-day event by award-winning immersive...

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Come Fry With Me Lands at Broadgate Circle

Every so often we get an email appear in our inbox that gets our breathing heavy and our mouths salivating and this time it’s because of the news that not only is Come Fry with Me returning to Broadgate but that they will be getting their own restaurant. The gourmet chip pop up is finally getting...

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