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A Christmas Wild Boar Grill Club

On 9 December, Brompton Bar & Grill will be collaborating with recently launched London Shooting Club to present the latest instalment of The Grill Club – and as it’s coming up to Christmas, what better theme to have than ‘Wild Boar’? On arrival, guests will be treated to an aperitif and crudités with saffron aioli, which will be followed by a brief presentation from The London Shooting Club’s founder Steve Jones, who will be hunting the wild boar in France. He will describe the best ways of hunting wild boar and the difficulties he came across. Guests will then be […]

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1 Lombard Street Exclusive Truffle Dinner

On 26 November from 7pm, 1 Lombard Street will be hosting a 4-course dinner to celebrate the much-loved truffle, which is almost in season, in their 1776 Restaurant. The menu is as follows – Jerusalem Artichoke Shot with Black Truffle White Truffle Tagliolini Baby Chicken Roulade Stuffed with Foie Gras & Spinach with White Truffle White Chocolate Fondant with White Truffle Ice Cream Each course will be accompanied by a different wine, and the meal will end with coffee and petit fours. If you’re a truffle lover, this is definitely one for you! www.1lombardstreet.com

Openings & Launches

Mamounia Lounge Launches in Mayfair

A slice of Middle Eastern cuisine has landed in Mayfair with the launch of Mamounia Lounge on Curzon Street. Set over two floors, from the sounds of it, it is all opulence and decadence with gold, bronze, deep jewel colours and beautiful chandeliers and the scent of orange blossom and jasmine decorating the air. Diners are encouraged to indulge in banquet style dining with tables being crowded with mezze, pastries, charcoal cooked meats, couscous and dishes such as cheese Sambousek. Classic Arabic dishes will also be being served up with a Mayfair flair, think tender tagines served in traditional clay […]

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Harrods and Disney Launch New Fairytale Retail Experience

On 25 November, Harrods and will open the world’s first Disney boutique experience outside of a Disney Park & Resort: a Cinderella-inspired ‘Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique’. It will be the centrepiece of the new ‘Disney at Harrods’ venture, which also includes a bespoke Disney Store, which opened on 1 November, and the Disney Café which will be refreshed over the coming months. The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique experience will create the ultimate magical storytelling experience. Children will enter a sparkling fairytale castle within Harrods, where their very own fairy godmother-in-training will greet them and teach them how to become the perfect princesses […]

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The Emin Room Launch

Recently launched on the first floor of popular Mayfair haunt ‘34’ on South Audley Street, ‘The Emin Room’ is perfect for all sorts of events – from wedding receptions, to birthday celebrations, to corporate presentations and networking events. The oak-panelled walls, marble bar and deep vermillion leather chairs create a relaxed but ultimately luxurious atmosphere, ideal for impressing guests, colleagues and clients. But what really sets this room apart is its impressive Tracey Emin collection: the room is home to specially commissioned artwork by the widely celebrated artist, including tapestries, bronzes, upholstery, painting and neons. So if you’re looking to […]

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Café Murano

Angela Hartnett’s newest Café Murano – offshoot of the original Michelin-starred Murano in Mayfair – opens today in St James’s Street with staff wearing some rather smart uniforms by royal warrant shirt makers, Turnbull & Asser. The 75 cover restaurant focuses on the regions of Northern Italy, with Head Chef Sam Williams creating signature dishes such as Culatella pasta fritti , Fettuccine with wild boar, Roasted monkfish tail, brown shrimps and golden raisins, and Sausage stew with tomato and sage. The dessert menu will feature Vin Santo and Cantucci biscuits, Roasted fig zabaglione, and traditional highlights such as Panna Cotta […]

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Purple Panther Events

Christmas party season is practically here; don’t tell us you haven’t secured your venue yet?! Well, for once, it may not be the early bird that catches the worm… Let us introduce one of London’s leading event management companies, Purple Panther Events. Founder, David Harriott has over 20 years’ experience arranging upwards of 5,000 corporate and private events worldwide for blue chip companies to ultra-high net worth individuals. However, what makes these big cats rather unique is their insanely large portfolio of venues and off market properties – accessible neither to the public or agencies. If you’re really out to […]

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Sixtyone Restaurant

Launching today in Upper Berkeley Street is Sixtyone, a partnership between chef/patron Arnaud Stevens (St Mary Axe, Maze, Le Jardin des Sens, La Tante Claire, City Rhodes) and Searcys. He will introduce a modern British menu that will feature dishes such as Mussels with bread soup and crispy suckling pork belly, Rabbit confit with parsnips, mustard and pistachio, Jerusalem artichokes with with Scottish girolles and hazelnuts, Fillet of venison with salsify, celeriac and  blackberries. Desserts include Banoffee parfait and Braeburn apple tarte tatin. General manager is Artan Mesedrani (Gordon Ramsay at Claridge’s) and the sommelier is Jonathan Cellier (Sercys Club […]

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House of St Barnabas

The House of St Barnabas, London’s first not-for-profit members club is now officially open for business and is celebrating today with the inauguration of its exhibition and permanent art collection, The Collective showcasing works all donated, consigned or loaned by artists, galleries and curators. HOSB has been a charity since 1846 and now supports London’s homeless back into work through its Employment Academy. The new club features a restaurant and bar, meeting rooms and event spaces and secluded courtyard garden complete with wood-fire oven for pizza and artisan flat breads while the actual restaurant offers dining in the style of […]

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A special announcement from deWintons

deWintons are pleased to announce a strategic partnership with The Admirable Crichton. All deWintons staff and operations are now based at The Admirable Crichtons offices in Camberwell, London. Anis Asghar, CEO of the Admirable Crichton, comments on deWintons' rich heritage, loyal and dedicated customer base, expansive food offering and strong and passionate team: all of which fuelled the decision to acquire the company. The boutique charm and dynamic team approach of deWintons and The Admirable Crichton's reputation for luxury entertainment and outstanding food combine to make the perfect partnership. The two separate brands will be maintained, enabling them to serve […]

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