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10 Of London’s Healthiest Restaurants

Eating healthily has always been of huge importance, and yet there seems to be a turn in the times that’s seeing people actually abiding by this knowledge, swapping potato smilers and baked beans for avo and quinoa bowls with dustings of pine nuts. And here at The Handbook we’re all aboard the healthy bus, especially as London is a playground when it comes to #healthy food choices. So here’s proof that there’s more to healthy than smoothies with green hues and beetroot positioned neatly on salad leaves. Here are our favourite picks when it comes to London’s healthiest restos… Scarlett Green […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

The Michelin Stars Of Veganuary

If the thought of a diet of rabbit food and vegetables makes you feel that Veganuary is insurmountable, then think again. Here’s a selection of restaurants where you can expect only the best vegan food, guaranteed to be tasty and certified by the people over at French tyre manufacturer...

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Going Cold Turkey After Christmas? These Places Will Make Dry January Bearable

If Christmas is ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, then Dry January must be the least. There’s nothing in the diary to look forward to (unless you count Valentine’s Day, which I don’t), the weather’s dreadful, everyone’s in a foul mood and the last...

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Reviews

Zela: The Celebrity Owned Restaurant On Our A-List

Off the back of Usain Bolt-ing to open up a restaurant, David Beckham and Guy Ritchie buying a pub and Idris Elba squashing 007 rumours by instead opening a bar, it’s safe to say it has been quite the celebs-turn-hospitality led few months. So, why not throw Enrique Iglesias, Cristiano Ronaldo and Rafael Nadal into the mix, eh?! Yes, we scoffed at the random prospect but the news is true. The threesome, whose looks don’t stray far from triplet-dom, have financially backed Zela, a restaurant residing in the ground floor of the ME hotel in Aldywch, London. It’s a destination which, I’m sure, people are going to flock to for more than […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

ALL The Christmas Burgers

Carol concerts? Christmas trees laden with baubles? The sodding Coke advert? No, it turns out that nothing says Christmas quite like a burger. Which is why any place that’s any place are falling over themselves to produce Christmas burgers, with some of the tastiest creations hitting...

Openings & Launches

The Hottest New Openings This December

It’s the final month of the year and boy where did the time go? But one thing we can look back on is a an exquisite catalogue of new restaurant openings with no month left unblemished. So, as we carry through to the new year, it’s safe to say there’s by no means a lack of places...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Gordon Ramsay Takes The Heat Off Santa

IIt’s 19th December so you’ve obviously got all your Christmas shopping done, right? No, us neither. Panic not, and definitely don’t be an idiot sandwich, Gordon Ramsay’s got a solution for all of us – G-I-F-T  V-O-U-C-H-E-R-S. And not the type you’d give to any old someone either, these are seriously good dining experiences that will please even your most fussy recipient. Plus you can order an eVoucher online right up until Christmas Day (not that you’d forget anyone…). The nation’s favourite chef has created one of the nation’s most successful restaurant groups, with some of the most iconic names in […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

No Mr Bond, I Expect You To Dine! London’s ‘Spystraunts’

There are more spies in London than you can shake a poison-tipped umbrella at, with a recent report suggesting that Russia, alone, has over 200 intelligence officers handling an estimated 500 agents here. In the words of Watergate’s ‘Deep Throat’, “Follow the money”...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Where The Magic Happens: 5 Spellbinding Restaurants

Say Ava Cadavra to boring meals spent discussing Brexit or lamenting your lack of love life (hint, maybe it’s because you’re spending your meals discussing Brxit?). No, like ketchup, what most meals really need is a magician… So here’s a list we just magic-ed up, in case...

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