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The Stafford embraces humble pie

Nothing could be more hearty and warming in the winter months than a good meat pie! The Stafford London is embracing this concept with the launch of a new ale-matched pie menu, pairing delicious flavourful meat pies with distinctive fine ales. Head Chef Brendan Fyldes has teamed up with leading beer writer and sommALEier (get it?!) Melissa Cole to create a hearty menu including pies such as Grouse & Foie Gras with puff pastry, Buckinghamshire Pudding – beef, venison, red wine & damson with potato topping – and the unusual-sounding Rabbit & Crayfish! All pies are matched with a tasty […]

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Reservations open for Story

As of 9am on Friday 1 February, the reservations line for Story, debut restaurant from Tom Sellers will open for business. Taking bookings over the phone and online for the following month only, diners will have to move quickly to secure a table with only 42 covers available for both lunch and dinner. Following on from Foreword, Sellers’ successful 2011 pop-up, Story opens on Tooley Street in early March. Tom Sellers is a 25-year-old chef whose enviable cv takes in Thomas Keller at The French Laundry and Per Se, Tom Aikens at his eponymous Chelsea restaurant, Adam Byatt at Trinity […]

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PortSide Parlour

Coming to fashionable Broadway Market from 1 February is PortSide Parlour in collaboration with Appleton Estate Rum. East London's first pop-up rum cocktail bar promises a selection of the best specialty rums available on the UK market. Expect a range of hot sharing cocktails, a focus on classic drinks plus fortnightly rum clubs with full tasting sessions held by the brand ambassadors. Guests will enter a decedent captain’s quarters, lit by candlelight and soundtracked by rock n’ roll blues, sure to warm the cockles over the winter months. There will also be a Davie Jones Locker system which allows customers […]

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Following the success of their annual, sell-out summer event, FriendsFest, Comedy Central UK is returning, in partnership with The Luna Cinema, to launch FriendsFestive, an event celebrating all the best seasonal moments from the world’s favourite TV show, Friends.

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Spice Season at Corrigan’s Mayfair

All throughout January Corrigan’s Mayfair has been beating the January Blues by celebrating Spice Season and it’s not too late to get involved as it has been extended into February! Hurrah! Throughout the month Richard Corrigan’s foodie friends have been joining Head Chef Chris McGowan to share their favourite spicy recipes in complimentary cookery demonstrations. Guests are shown how to create the dish at home whilst being taught about the relationship between spices and the other ingredients in the dish, as well as being given recipe cards and spices to take home. Dr Pixie McKenna will be joining Richard McGowan […]

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BNC Global Event Show

The 1,200 event buyers attending The BNC Global Event Show, 20th and 21st February at The Brewery, will take in fantastic stands from Visit Scotland to Oman Ministry of Tourism, enjoy unrivalled opportunities to network with 200 top exhibitors, complimentary hospitality and the chance to win an all-inclusive holiday through BNC’s Golden Stand initiative. And when the first working day is over, there’s even more networking: from 18.01 on Wednesday 20th February, with a massive party for all attendees with the Ministry of Sound and even more complimentary food and drink. The event also sees the launch of the new […]

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Nobu Unplugged returns

Unplugged is back for the first session of 2013 this Sunday 27 January with a live performance from international music artists Tori Kelley and Andreas Moe – alongside a little signature Nobu sustenance. Californian Tori Kelly, who has over 30 million views on YouTube and works with Justin Bieber's management Scooter Braun. Her love of music began at a young age and has since earned her worldwide recognition and high profile fans including Ryan Seacrest. Andreas Moe has most recently collaborated with dance DJ’s Avicii and Tiesto and the singer-songwriter will release his second EP in March, titled 'This Year', […]

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Smith’s Cocktail Bar

Here’s one you may have missed from the final throes of last year. Enter Smith’s, bringing a welcome dose of glamour to W6r residents and Brook Green Hotel guests alike. Situated beneath the hotel, it’s all exposed brick walls and Louis XIV style furniture complete with velvet upholstery, tasselled lampshades and low lighting. Heavy silk curtains fall alongside chaise longues and distressed leather sofas, while exposed filament bulbs hang low over the bar. Boasting one of the most extensive cocktail menus in the area, mixologist Jeevan Perinpanayagam serves up a flamboyant array of contemporary and classic concoctions – Dirty Martinis […]

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Warming Wine Lunches at Quo Vadis

Take a break from the frosty air this weekend and step inside Quo Vadis for a warming wine lunch. Every Saturday until the end of March, the relaxed Soho restaurant will be serving lunches accompanied by a short list of incredible wines by the bottle, carefully selected from the longer wine list for the week. This new lunchtime treat is not only proving a big hit with the city’s wine connoisseurs, but is also gentle on the wallet, with most bottles offered at around half the usual price! Take advantage of these exceptional wine lunches and usher in the spring […]

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The Thomas Cubitt launches new bar menu

The Thomas Cubitt one of Belgravia’s most loved pubs has just launched a new bar menu, think Cod and Lemon Croquettes with spiced Mary Rose Sauce or Adnams Bitter Welsh Rarebit on Toasted Sourdough, and for us the crowning glory, the Honey Roasted Black Fig and Laverstoke farm Buffalo Mozzarella! If you are like us and think they sound just too good to share then fear not they make the perfect starter at just £6 each! But if you are in the sharing mood then you and your friends can mix and match three plates for just £15, perfect to […]

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Kiss Me Deadly

Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes Paradise Row Gallery’s new show, Kiss Me Deadly. The group show curated by Price Latimer Agah, features new art from Los Angeles inspired by the film noir culture that flourished in LaLa Land in the 1940's and 50's. Paintings, sculptures and film all come together in an immersive exhibition format with the artworks representing the archetypal protagonists of the genre: the femme fatale, the fall guy, the hardboiled detective, the hapless grafter and the lone wolf or victim of circumstance. The tenets of film noir were first defined in 1955 by French critics […]

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Clockjack Oven

Just launched in Denman Street this month  Clockjack Oven  is bringing free range rotisserie cooked chicken to the streets of Soho. The new venue is serving up a storm with its herb marinated chicken served with Clockjack Oven’s very own special sauces.  Taking its name from the Tudor cooking mechanism which proved its inspiration, Clockjack Oven’s chicken is roasted over a naked flame, where the intense heat preserves and intensifies the flavours in the skin whilst the rotation of the spit ensures the flesh is gently cooked so it’s succulent and tender. The venue’s founders, Jerry Goldberg and Fraser Duncan […]

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Traditional Delights at The Capital Hotel

The Capital Hotel is embracing its Britishness next week, with the launch of a brand new but traditional Afternoon Tea selection. No venue could be more qualified to perform in this department, as last year The Capital Hotel won the ‘UK Tea Guild’s Award of Excellence for Top London Afternoon Tea 2012’. New this January 28th, the fresh menu is created by acclaimed chefs Nathan Outlaw and Pete Biggs, and will be served daily from 2.30 – 5.30pm. It is certain to delight lovers of both traditional and good honest food – featuring classical British teatime treats such as Smoked […]

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