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Start Your Easter Early With Wyld Things at Wyld

The Leicester Square club Wyld, known for it's Rock ‘n’ Roll decadence theme, is launching a new mid week club night to see you through the week. Exciting new artists and producers will take to the decks at the exclusive Soho late-night venue. First up to the decks is Becky Tong, daughter of famous DJ Pete Tong, who will be entertaining guests this Wednesday until the early hours of the morning. Future artists booked alongside Becky include Anna Metronomy, the drummer of Mercury prize nominated indie-electro act Metronomy, and Future Cut who launched careers for the likes of Lily Allen, Rizzle Kicks, Wretch 32 and Olly […]

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Inamostagram

Inamo is Oriental fusion restaurant that serves delicious pan Asian food suitable for a wide variety of palates, but it's so much more than that. Inamo is the first interactive restaurant that features virtual menus navigated via table top projections. The E-Tables are the first interactive food ordering system with overhead projection technology which gives customers complete control over their dining experience. The tables can be used for ordering food, playing games, setting the table ambience, discovering the local neighbourhood, and even ordering a taxi home. The E-Table works in the same way as a tablet does and even has apps where you […]

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Christopher’s reopens

Christopher’s, London’s original American restaurant, is to re-open next month following an extensive, three-month refurbishment of its dining rooms and Martini Bar. Originally opened in 1991 in Covent Garden, the venue has long been a stalwart of American cuisine. The Hon Ambar Paul and family, who have been running Covent Garden’s slice of American pie since 2010, are keen to retain its essence and it will relaunch as an all-day operation serving a retooled menu that incorporates innovative Stateside staples alongside Christopher's classics. The three areas, Dining Room, Martini Bar and Club Room will each have its own identity, but […]

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Mint Leaf Restaurant: Celebrity hangout

The Haymarket venue Mint Leaf certainly has been popular with the celebrities lately! The restaurant and bar hosted Shrek The Musical's closing night party on 18th February with special guest Amanda Holden, of Britain's Got Talent fame – but equally talented in the theatre department. The Mint Leaf was also recently visited by legendary poet, lyricist and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar and renowned Bollywood actress and women's rights activist Shabana Azmi. International superstar Justin Bieber also made not one, but three appearances at Mint Leaf Haymarket during his UK tour, so must have loved the food! He celebrated his 19th birthday at the restaurant, […]

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Surprising combo at Oaka

If you’ve never been to the South London area of Kennington, there’s now a great reason to visit. Adding to the famous Oval cricket ground and a scattering of quirky pubs, brand new Pan-Asian restaurant ‘Oaka’ has just opened, handily just across the road from Kennington tube. Oaka at The Mansion House is part of the fusion concept taking off within the London food scene. However, rather than showcasing a blend of two cuisines, Oaka fuses food and drink, serving up the finest Asian cuisine with a selection of hand-crafted ales from an acclaimed Peterborough brewery. The Handbook had the pleasure […]

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Surprising combo at Oaka

If you’ve never been to the South London area of Kennington, there’s now a great reason to visit. Adding to the famous Oval cricket ground and a scattering of quirky pubs, brand new Pan-Asian restaurant ‘Oaka’ has just opened, handily just across the road from Kennington tube. Oaka at The Mansion House is part of the fusion concept taking off within the London food scene. However, rather than showcasing a blend of two cuisines, Oaka fuses food and drink, serving up the finest Asian cuisine with a selection of hand-crafted ales from an acclaimed Peterborough brewery. The Handbook had the pleasure […]

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Friday Fish at Marco

The opulent Marco restaurant in West London is known for its great British cuisine with a subtle French twist and now they are introducing Friday fish specials alongside the usual a la carte menu. Each week the team of chefs led by Executive Chef Roger Pizey will be creating innovative dishes using the freshest ingredients and the best of seasonal British fish. Alongside these dishes, due to popular demand, each week will see traditional fish and triple cooked chips being served. So if you heading to Chelsea for supper on a Friday night, Marco should definitely be your choice.  Marco […]

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Chilli Night at Ben’s Canteen

Rather than staying in and feeling depressed that it is the end of the weekend, this Sunday you should make the most of every last minute of it and head over to Ben’s Canteen on St John’s Hill. Why? Because this Sunday alongside their normal menu, they are serving up Ben Frank’s award winning Texan Chilli. Made from British rare breed beef, pork and wild venison from Cornwall, this is no ordinary chilli. It’s cooked over three days and added to the meat is Madagascan vanilla, 100 % cocoa and 8 types of chilli and served with a smoky bacon […]

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Stunning food at Sushinho

The high-powered city peeps based near Liverpool Street now have a new place to fill up on delicious food. Enter the quiet and welcomingly heated (!) haven of Devonshire Square, and you’ll spot Sushinho – a new Brazilian-Japanese fusion restaurant. We were invited to the launch last month, so returned with great anticipation – and we certainly weren’t disappointed. We started our evening downstairs, in the cosy yet sophisticated cocktail bar. The drinks were beautifully presented and paired with tasty plantain crisps which were shockingly moreish! Our taste buds suitably prepared, we made our way to the main restaurant upstairs. Full […]

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Stunning food at Sushinho

The high-powered city peeps based near Liverpool Street now have a new place to fill up on delicious food. Enter the quiet and welcomingly heated (!) haven of Devonshire Square, and you’ll spot Sushinho – a new Brazilian-Japanese fusion restaurant. We were invited to the launch last month, so returned with great anticipation – and we certainly weren’t disappointed. We started our evening downstairs, in the cosy yet sophisticated cocktail bar. The drinks were beautifully presented and paired with tasty plantain crisps which were shockingly moreish! Our taste buds suitably prepared, we made our way to the main restaurant upstairs. Full […]

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Courvoisier terrace at Harvey Nichols

Warm weather may seem like a long way off, but we promise spring is just around the corner – and Harvey Nichols are getting ready for the sunshine! The luxury Knightsbridge store is teaming up with the cognac brand Courvoisier, who will be transforming the shop’s Fifth Floor rooftop terrace into a stylish haven that brings the craft, heritage and alchemy of the famous spirit to life. Stepping onto the Alchimie de Courvoisier terrace, guests will be transported to a vineyard paradise, inspired by Jarnac in south-west France – the home of Courvoisier. A bespoke cocktail menu with three food pairings […]

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The Cornish or Devonshire way?

In the early nineteenth century it is said that Anna, 7th Duchess of Bedford complained of a ‘sinking feeling in the afternoon’, at the time it was common just to eat breakfast and supper, and so she began to snack on sandwiches and little cakes to curb her hunger. On returning to London, Anna started inviting friends over to join her and so the tradition of afternoon tea was formed. Today, the quintessentially English tradition is still as popular as ever and whilst  choosing a definitive list is arguably impossible, we've rounded up some of our favourites. The only question […]

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