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Vegetarian Week at Porters English Restaurant

This week is Vegetarian Week, and Porters English Restaurant in Covent Garden is honouring this week by doubling the vegetarian menu, giving you no reason not to get your 5 a day.  They will also be serving up two of their famous pies, which literally have us wanting to leave our desks and run to Covent Garden faster than you can say vegetables, they sound that good: Creamy Five Wild Mushroom and Roasted Garlic Pie, and the Three Bean Spicy Lentil  and Vegetable Pie. It is definitely something that foodies should not miss out on, vegetarian or not.  www.porters.uk.com

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Gourmet Pies at The Malt House

Think pies and you think Britain. This Bank Holiday think The Malt House. Situated in Fulham, this relative new comer to the pub world is run by the guys behind Hibiscus and the Fox and Grapes, the Bosi brothers, with Cedric at the helm and this bank holiday they are holding a gourmet pie sharing weekend. But these aren’t any humble pies, firstly with former Hibiscus Head Chef Marcus McGuiness heading up the kitchen you know you are in for a treat and secondly they are big enough for two so you can share the pastry love with a friend. […]

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A pearl of a pop-up from The Botonist

Celebrate the Chelsea Flower Show’s centenary year next week with Sloane Square’s The Botanist. From Wednesday 22nd May until Saturday 25th May, the venue will be planting a pearl of a pop-up right in the middle of the Square. The Botanist will be offering an elegant Oyster and Joseph Perrier Champagne Bar complete with live entertainment to keep punters amused. There will be daily performances from a string quartet competing with the traffic! Freshly-shucked wild Colchester, Jersey, Lindisfarne or Prestige Speciale de Claire oysters can be enjoyed individually from £2.50 or by the half dozen from £14. Wash them down […]

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Kitchen Party

Kitchen Party is a new fully immersive dining, drinking and entertainment concept, just launched in Clerkenwell.  Curated by bar magnate, Bourne & Hollingsworth, Kitchen Party’s mission is to gather some of London's most exciting chefs and culinary entrepreneurs in one space, under one roof. The resulting party will feature a rolling programme that welcomes up to five temporary dining experiences at a time and changes every four to six weeks. Located in a three-floored airy space just off Exmouth Market, Kitchen Party will be a blank canvas for new talent and gastronomic stars alike to tell their individual stories whilst […]

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Life’s a Picnic at Buddha-Bar London

This summer Buddha-Bar London is opening its wicker basket to reveal the Buddha Bento, an assortment of light Pan-Asian dishes suited to every guest’s taste. Whether served as lunch or a pre-theatre dinner, this luxury ‘picnic’ will deliver quick 40 minute service without compromising on the high quality food for which Buddha-Bar is renowned. Each guest creates their own Bento, adding succulent Duck and fresh Green Papaya salads, Five Spiced Barbecued Chicken and tender Wok Fried Beef to a staple base of Miso Soup, Wakame Salad, Steamed Rice and Buddha-Bar Noodles. These dishes can also be combined with offerings from […]

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Launch of UK/US Coffee Shop Hybrid LOAF

A hybrid between the New York coffee shop and the British ‘caff’, central London’s new LOAF embraces coffee culture from both sides of the pond. Home cooking, retro décor and great service make LOAF a destination with edge and a far cry from the average chain-shop offering. LOAF is the brainchild of three food industry experts, inspired by great coffee and a visit to New York. Alongside its signature Allpress coffees, a selection of grilled cheese toasties, freshly rolled wraps and hand-tossed salads are also available for the ideal lunchtime bite. What’s more, in celebration of National Sandwich Week, LOAF […]

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Jazz at The Cadogan

This Friday 17th May The Cadogan is set to blend delicious food with jazz notes as it hosts a special Jazz Supper. ‘The Best of British and All That Jazz’ will be the first in a set of dinners planned for the last Friday of each month at the hotel’s restaurant, Great Taste at The Cadogan. The jazz soirée will feature performances from award-winning musicians The Blues Engineers, Georgia Mancio, Gabrielle Ducomble and Gordon Mark Webber. Head Chef Oliver Lesnik’s menu  of Miso Marinated Mackerel, Heather Fed Lamb and Passion Fruit Bakewell Pudding is also sure to prove a high […]

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Harry Gordon’s

Wine and cigar lovers should head over to Selfridges' new lower ground floor Wine and Cigar shop pronto as now, you don’t even have to wait til you get home to get stuck into liquid purchases because it’s got its own bar as well! Harry Gordon’s Cocktail and Wine Bar lies at the heart of the shop. With a focus on boutique London producers, the cocktails have been created by drinks guru Ryan Chetiyawardana. The menu features signature serves like the 1909 Smash – Sipsmith gin, peach, mint and Selfridges 1909 IPA – along with lots of other seasonal cocktails […]

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The Gin Garden at The Hoxton Hotel

For one week only, Bombay Sapphire is teaming up with The Gin Garden at The Hoxton Hotel in pursuit of the perfect Gin and Tonic. From Friday 24th – Friday 31st May, the Shoreditch hotel’s courtyard will be transformed into The Gin Garden’s Bombay Sapphire Botanical Experience, a must-visit for any G&T aficionado. Attractions include daily Gin Botanical Perfume sessions with Sarah McCartney and Ultimate G&T masterclasses with Bombay Sapphire chief mixologist Sam Carter. Guests will receive full access to the Ultimate G&T Cabinet plus the unique opportunity to mix and sample their own creations. Tickets can be purchased from […]

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A Prince or Princess’ Afternoon Tea at The Balcon

With the royal baby fast-approaching, Pall Mall’s The Balcon is leading the festivities with the launch of a new, celebratory afternoon tea fit for a prince or princess. The creation of Head Chef Vincent Ménager, the tea is set to welcome the new arrival in The Balcon’s signature style, traditional British with a French twist. On the top tier of the cake stand will be two specially designed caramel crown cakes: blue for a prince, pink for a princess, each decorated with sugared almonds and silver sugar balls. Below will be a selection of finger sandwiches, scones served with Devonshire […]

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