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Bonnie Gull Open a Cocktail Deck

Bonnie Gull is a delightful seaside restaurant in the heart of the city. Since opening its doors last year, Bonnie Gull has enjoyed a super successful launch, fast becoming a trusted source of the finest fresh British seafood. Bonnie Gull’s philosophy is centred around showcasing the best produce from around our shores in a sustainable, accessible and affordable manner. The catch varies from day to day but includes Isle of Man Queenies, Inverawe Smoked Salmon and Cornish Hake. Executive Chef Luke Robinson has also devised some smaller snack-sized dishes including; Isle of Barra cockles with parsley and bacon or salt […]

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

The Hellfire Consortium invites you to Barts

Thought it was Uncle Bart who devised the cocktails at Barts? Think again. It appears that (adding to the secrecy of Barts) it is, some mysterious group, with far higher powers known as The Hellfire Consortium. Now we don’t know who is usually part of this elusive group, but what we do know is that this secretive bunch convene once a month to imbibe, taste, test and create new concoctions and cocktails that get served at Barts. But for the first time ever, they are giving us mere mortals the chance to join them in their monthly reunion to help […]

Openings & Launches

WHYTE & BROWN

Whyte & Brown is a new breed of restaurant with two hero ingredients – free-range chicken and eggs – served from breakfast through dinner. A downstairs ‘coup’ space has floor-to-ceiling windows, statement lighting and a distressed bar cabinet while the whilst the main restaurant  boasts exposed ceilings, reclaimed timber flooring and pendant lights. There’s also a communal dining area and chef’s sharing table and in balmier weather, al fresco tables in Kingly Court. Creative director Fiona Gale has worked alongside head chef Paul Fletcher to create the menu. Starters and sharing dishes feature Bangkok-Scotch Egg of minced chicken thigh-meat, lime […]

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Jolly Fine Summer Supper at The Malt House

Following on from last week’s Jolly Fine Summer Supper at its sister pub, Fox and Grapes, it is now the turn of The Malt House, to make the most of the sunshine this weekend with their own Sunday evening supper. David Harvey of Raeburn Fine Wines has selected five wines, including Cremant 2011 by Pignier and a Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2008 by Claudine Gaunoux. Paired with these are four courses created by Claude Bosi, of sister restaurant Hibiscus, we can’t wait to try the  Almond Roasted Peach with Raspberry Sorbet which we think is the perfect pudding for this gloriously […]

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Tompkins bring New York City to London this July.

Tompkins, an uber-stylish new restaurant and bar in the Pan Peninsula development of Canary Wharf, will be holding a variety of events to brighten up the grey London July. On the 18th, Tompkin’s invites guests to shake things up in their mezzanine and master the art of cocktail making.  The evening includes a glass of prosecco on arrival and platters of food for each guest. Or ever wondered how to complement foods with the perfect wines? On the 23rd Tompkins will take its guests on a round the world adventure, demonstrating how some delicious wines can match a light food […]

Openings & Launches

Grosvenor presents…

The 18 day community event for those who visit, live and work in Mayfair kicked off this weekend. Organised by Grosvenor, Grosvenor Square has been transformed into a relaxing haven with foodie pop-ups, oversized games such as Giant Connect4 and chess, music and cultural and community events and performances. Divided into different zones, a space called ‘The Nook’ will host story-telling experiences, guided relaxation at lunchtime and mini craftsmanship lectures too. Artist in Residence, Ben Ashton will be creating a painting inspired by his time in Mayfair. The piece of work will be auctioned off on Thursday 25th July, with […]

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Tommi’s Burger Joint is Back in Town

After a successful stint in August 2012 at a temporary site in Marylebone Street, Tommi’s Burger Joint has gone from pop-up to permanent, finding a new stable venue on 30 Thayer Street. The intimate American-themed diner, which presently has 6 sites across Iceland, is the creation of Icelandic entrepreneur Tomas Tómasson, who has launched nearly 20 restaurants and hotels in his native Iceland, including the famous Hard Rock Cafe. The burger flipping in London will be led by Tommi’s head chef Siggi Gunnlaugsson, one of the group’s most senior chefs. Just like before, Tommi’s will be keeping things nice and […]

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea at One Aldwych

The sweet toothed in London must be praising Roald Dahl right now for having written Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, since its new musical adaptation has triggered a flurry of inspired puddings, menus and afternoon teas, including the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tea at One Aldwych in the heart of London. Reflecting the wit of Roald Dahl and no doubt Charlie’s wonder at the factory, the chefs have come up with a playful menu, that has been described as scrumdiddlyumptious and we agree. Choose from a range of teas, including Smooth Caramel and Midsummer Mango, or if you a […]

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The Butcher Bar at Anise

Cinnamon Kitchen is proud to announce its most primal pop-up yet: The Butcher Bar at Anise in the city. Coinciding with game season, the meat based menu is designed by executive chef Vivek Singh who will put a blood thirsty twist on his modern Indian game classics. Guests can feast on a sharing selection of beef, venison and grouse on a traditional block in an old-school butcher complete with hanging hooks, faux animals and feathered taxidermy. Share-and-tear “Cinnamon Cuts” like venison and Prune kofta balls and aged beef sirloin with chili invite diners to release their inner caveman and ditch […]

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Kitchenette Summer Pop-Up

Kitchenette is the UK’s first “kitchen incubator”. To those not in the know, they help our most promising and original food entrepreneurs get a foot in the kitchen door!  This summer, they will transform a disused Citroen garage in Islington into a pop up restaurant like no other! Talks, master classes but most importantly mouthwatering delights from London’s most promising start-ups. The events will feature Wong’s, Bunta, Roast restaurant’s Hog Roast, Southern Brunch from ex all-star lanes chef Wyatt Shevloff and where would we be without a chilled prosecco- brought to you by La Piadina Pronta? Yianni Papoutis of MeatLiquor […]

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