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Hey Presto, it’s Vegusto!

Calling all vegetarians and vegans, the holy grail of animal free products is here in the form of the award winning brand Vegusto! Originating in Switzerland, they create delicious, healthy food, free from damaging products like Cholesterol, Phosphate, Palm Oil, Sugar, Soya, and GMO. If you are a meat eater and the idea of eating vegan food has your taste buds recoiling in horror then fear not, Vegusto has cast their magic wand over their products to have them tasting as delicious as possible. They have even won awards for their flavourful food including the Great Taste Gold Star Award […]

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Edible Garden Afternoon Tea

Luxury hotel, InterContinental London Westminster, has combined two English pleasures, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and afternoon tea to create an ‘Edible Garden’ themed Afternoon Tea. Laurent-Perrier is also getting in on the action as guests can enjoy free-flowing champagne as they relax in the comfortable and glamorous surroundings of the InterContinental. The tea begins with savoury options including an avocado whipped mini-shot, tricky to get out of the glass but worth the effort, and a goat’s cheese and tomato canape with cheddar shortbread that melts in your mouth. Everything on the menu maintains the RHS Chelsea Flower Show including […]

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Cheese and Wine at The InterContinental: Review

Not wanting to stop indulging after the long weekend, we decided to go to Theo Randall at the InterContinental Park Lane on a Tuesday evening to work our way through their recently launched cheese and wine menu – because who can think of a better way to spend a Tuesday evening? Having won numerous awards including best Italian restaurant in the Sunday Times Food List 2013, the restaurant is simple, elegant with dark colours and low lighting it may look like many other luxury hotel restaurants but simple touches such as the large bowl of runner beans on the table […]

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Dog Pampering at The Arch London

Spend the day being pampered in the spa before having a chef cook your favourite meal and then end your day in a luxurious bed, sound like something you’d be interested in? Well this isn’t about you. It’s about your dog. London hotel, The Arch London, is welcoming man’s best friend to experience the indulgence of the boutique for themselves with delicious doggy food cooked to order by the chef and luxury dog beds. Guests can also leave their canine chums with trained dog walkers, to frolic in the 350 acres of nearby Hyde Park, before getting pampered in Chelsea’s luxurious […]

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The Clerkenwell Cabana

Due to the celebrations set to commence in Brazil later this year, The Well on St John Street is opening up its very own Clerkenwell Cabana, having the cocktail lounge transformed into an exotic cabana! Complete with beach vibe decorations, such as flowing white drapes that adorn the walls throughout and some Latin beats playing to give us a hit of that South American energy, it's set to be a very popular hang out. They'll be serving Brazilian bar snacks, such as the traditional pork and bean stew, or simple mini english beef burgers for those who aren't so daring […]

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Assado; the new Goan-Portuguese Restaurant

Opened in March 2014, Assado is the new Goan-Portuguese restaurant based a short walk away from Waterloo station. Perfectly positioned on the commuter route, Assado is ideal for a quick, easy and tasty meal on your lunch break. Offering a fresh selection of sandwichs and deli favourites, on a variety of breads, and a wide selection of delicious and unusual ready meals, just waiting to be heated up in the office or at home, such as a Pulled Pork Assado or a Lamb Xacutti with Garlic Rice, it couldn't be more varied. So whether you are wanting an unusual Venison Poker meal or […]

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City Social

With high rise City neighbours like the Gherkin and the Cheesegrater, Jason Atherton’s new City Social is keeping good foodie company. Located on the 24th floor of the towering Tower 42 in the City, diners will have a great view of the London skyline when it opens next month with head chef Paul Walsh (Royal Hospital Road) working his magic on British ingredients. Interiors will be a contemporary take on art deco with rosewood panelling, smoked glass and a free standing, black and steel open kitchen in the centre of the dining room. Cocktails too, short serves mixed by Gareth […]

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Sloane Square Poppy Pop Up

We’re in for a blooming marvelous treat this May as The Botanist and the RHS Chelsea Flower Show have joined forces to host a poppy themed pop up in the middle of Sloane Square in order to support the Royal British Legion as it’s the centenary year for WW1 A Chelsea favourite, the bar and restaurant will be running its Joseph Perrier sponsored Champagne and Oyster Poppy-Up Bar from Tuesday the 20th May until Saturday the 24th May, where you can enjoy a chilled glass of their delicious Joseph Perrier Champagne, or maybe a bottle of Brut Cuvée Royale (I’ve just taken the price out as we don’t tend to mention […]

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Brick Lane ArtCube Pop Up

A new PopArtCube will open between the 2nd and the 5th of May, hosting a unique dinner, exhibition and fair in the heart of London’s East End; Brick Lane, to launch the official ArtCube which will be opening up later this summer. Start with a candle lit dinner in a warehouse on the 2nd of May, where 30 of London’s top student talents will be showcased, it’s all aimed towards London’s creative young crowd. Alongside dinner there will also be live performances from Azari & III, followed by an exclusive after party at Casa Negra. Over the course of the three day weekend, there will be arts and crafts fair, workshops, live art and music […]

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The Strand Dining Rooms

Dinner on a train out of Charing Cross is generally more of a necessity than an event but all that’s due to change… Nope, Ferran Adrià won’t be operating the buffet cars but The Strand Dining Rooms, opening next month just a stone’s throw from the station, boasts interiors designed like a traditional Pullman Coach from the trains of yore. The all-day dining affair headed up by Mark Harris (Green’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar, and Searcy’s at the top of The Gherkin) promises contemporary British food with wine from top British suppliers including Bibendum and Corney & Barrow. Russell Sage […]

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London Cabaret Club Pop Up

Things are about to get a tad more glamorous at the popular London hotspot, The Collection. How, you ask?! With an explosion of sequins, tantalising food and music, that’s how! The London Cabaret Club is hosting a month long pop up, beginning in May, which will feature entertainment celebrating the very best of British. The pop up will be a full sensory experience from the food, which will be a specially prepared menu of the UK’s most beloved dishes, to the entertainment which will include celebrity guests appearances – Prince Harry perhaps?? Bit of a long shot but you never […]

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Cuervo’s Cantina

As summer approaches Londoners can finally emerge from the dark corners of restaurants and bars to take their place once more on the lofty roof terraces that cover this city. Handy then that Skylounge in Tower Hill have just announced their summer residency – Cuervo’s Cantina. Launching on the 2nd May (and then open daily from 4pm – 10pm) they will be celebrating all things Mexican with Jose Cuervo tequila cocktails think Mexican Mules, Palomas, Diablos and frozen  Margaritas and food-wise expect taquitos, nachos and bean burritos! Also what are you doing on 5th May? Yes it is Bank Holiday […]

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