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Oyster Socials at Shuck London!

It is common knowledge that oysters are supposedly an aphrodisiac, and in the case of Shuck and their fun socials, it can definitely be said that this particular brand of sexy seafood is getting The Handbook hot under the collar. Shuck is an oyster vendor that serves the foodstuff in a variety of...

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Carom Spice Garden

Ever since that iconic (read: cheesy) girl band, whose name escapes us, sang ‘spice up your life!’ we’ve had a love affair with all things sugar and spice. Our love for all things hot can now be indulged, thanks to the new London pop-up, Carom’s Spice Garden this July. Pan-Indian restaurant...

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Crab Tavern Opens

I believe it was the great 20th century aquatic American philosopher Sebastian the crab who noted that ‘darling it’s better, down where it’s wetter, take it from me.’ Sebastian sure was right, as seafood is up there with some of the tastiest nosh this great planet has to offer us. He...

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Opera and Dinner at The Ritz

Here at The Handbook we don’t need a reason to get dressed up and sip on champagne like water but if we did, then you can’t do much better than the opera and it’s just our luck that The Ritz is hosting an evening where we can do just that. One of London’s most iconic landmarks...

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

House of Suntory launches The Hibiki Japanese Harmony Bar

Remember the days when a Barcadi breezer was enough to satisfy your needs at a house party? Well, now you can actually get into bars and your tastes have definitely matured. You’re now a hard-core drinker of gin and whiskey and laugh in the face of your younger self. So why not indulge in a WORLD...

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The World’s Healthiest Snack Box?

So normally we talk to you about afternoon tea and Champagne and pop-ups and they are some of our favourite things, but every so often you need to mix it up a bit, which is why when we were sent our first Tribe box we knew we had to tell you about them.  For many years, running was not a part of...

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Turntable Restaurants Opens

Here at The Handbook, we are always on the lookout for new and exciting restaurants, because just like Facebook has rendered repeating outfits futile, Snapchat has spelt the end of repeat-dining. Clearly only savages dine at the same restaurant twice, so check out all the details for the latest...

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The Summer Schedule at Villandry

Summer is the season of socialising. The guys don their best loafers and the girls their best cocktail dresses and we all enjoy some fun in the sun. The Villandry has plenty of stuff going on this season to keep you busy. Wimbledon Themed Dessert If you didn’t manage to secure tickets for centre...

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Top 5 American Restaurants

Whether it’s because of enormous portions, Pop Tarts or McDonald’s, American food still has a bad reputation. But here at The Handbook, we know that when American food is done right, it’s absolutely irresistible. Who hasn’t craved the savoury hit of a salt beef sandwich or a...

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Casa Cruz Opens in Notting Hill

When it comes to restaurants we have to admit that Notting Hill is one of our go to places and now it looks like we’ll be spending even more time there with the opening of Casa Cruz this month.  The work of South American restauranteur and designer Juan Santa Cruz, the 80 cover restaurant will...

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