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The World’s Greatest Snowman

Chew, chew! Did someone say all aboard the fun train? How about choo-chooing your way through a four-course meal by BBC MasterChef finalist Louisa Ellis? Yep, we thought that’d get you on the right tracks to reading more… By way of introduction, and for those who don’t know but totally should, Funicular are a collective of award-winning theatre professionals whose last show-stopping projects you may be familiar with. That’s right, Funicular saw attendees ready to board the elegant dining car on The Murdér Express as well as descending into the dangerous depths of the underworld with a sultry gatekeeper as they Journeyed To The […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

17 Michelin Restaurants You Need To Check Out Within Three Hours Of London

A few weeks ago we published our list of the London restaurants that have just won Michelin stars and you foodies lapped it up. So now we’ve put our wellies on and braved the wilderness outside of the M25, to bring you an up-to-date list of the restaurants outside of London that have been awarded...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Bloody Vegans! The Best Bleeding Burgers That Are Totally Vegan

No, I’m not going all William Sitwell on you, these are bloody vegan burgers, as in they’re burgers, that are bloody. And vegan. Actually we should all be vegan. No, really, we should. Not only are we all eating so much processed meat that our bodies are reacting against it to the point...

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Awesome Afternoon Teas

Posh Tea: Victoria Beckham’s Afternoon Tea

It’s that time of year again where The Berkeley introduce their coveted Prêt-à-Portea afternoon tea menu, inspired by all of the fashion happenings of the year and trust us, it’s a good’un! Posh Spice might not be going all aboard the tour train as her ex band mates announce the news of their re-grouping, but she does feature rather spectacularly in the afternoon tea. The banquet features a Victoria Beckham based offering in the form of a Victoria sponge (Berkeley, we see what you did there) inspired by Victoria Beckham’s legs-out-of-a-shopping-bag 10th anniversary campaign. View this post on Instagram Putting Victoria into Victoria […]

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

All Fawn And Games: London’s Narnia Terraces Are Out Of Control!

What’s that lion doing in my wardrobe? Narnia business! Geddit? Because if you’re heading out in London this winter, you’ll definitely get it. This Christmas expect to walk through so many wardrobes that you’ll be on passing terms with Mr Tumnus come January. But the...

Openings & Launches

5 Reasons We’re Getting Excited About Selfridge’s Fancy New Restaurant

When it comes to Selfridge’s new eatery, Brasserie of Light, founder Richard Caring promises “Dreams in this restaurant will come true!”. And if your dream is eating roasted fennel and capers beneath a humongous suspended crystal-encrusted statue of Pegasus, the creation of none other than Brit-pop legend Damien Hirst, then he’s absolutely right. Here’s why we’re excited: It’s in Selfridge’s The new opening will throw its doors wide on 22nd November, but the early indications are that this one’s going to be a goody. Firstly it’s in Selfridge’s. As Caring also said, taken a little bit more in context this time, […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

17 of the Best Pre-Theatre Menus

With over 40 theatres in London’s West End alone, it’s not hard to see why London is one of the cultural capitals of the world. And where there is a theatre you can guarantee there is going to be a restaurant nearby serving up a pre- or post-theatre menu; they’ll have you in and out in time for the performance and they’re a wonderful way to eat at some of London’s best restaurants at a much more bank balance friendly price – take note if you’re on a date! So forget going to a chain or grabbing a rushed sandwich […]

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Seasonal & Celebrations

Santa’s Sarnies: We Eat ALL The Christmas Sandwiches

You may be destined to have a waistband as large as Santa’s after delving into the following Christmas sarnie’s but let’s face it, Christmas ’tis the season for eating way, way more than you typically would and lazing about in an ugly jumper knitted by your gran. Really...

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Openings & Launches

Right Back Matcha: There’s A New Matcha Joint Coming To Chelsea

Does your daily routine include popping into a high street coffee store to grab a corporate-branded cup of brown liquid? If so, then think again, because there’s a new matcha coffee bar opening and it’s going to beat any Costa Coffee skinny latte hands down. Matcha And Beyond has just opened on The King’s Road and is one of only a small handful of matcha bars in London. Situated next to Chelsea Town Hall this is the place for all your matcha needs. Matcha, which is made from a finely ground powder made from green tea leaves, is a Japanese delicacy […]

Seasonal & Celebrations

Delicious Dishes To Down This Diwali

It goes without saying that the Hindu festival of lights, more commonly known as Diwali, brings beauty in so many forms. From the mesmeric colours to the abundance of food enjoyed by families around circular tables, it’s a time where life is celebrated, against all odds. The festival...

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We Try Out Dr Alex’s Favourite Restaurant

If this summer taught us one thing, it’s that ruling your life according to Love Island makes sound sense. My diary throughout June and July was governed by the broadcast times of the reality TV show, as was most of Britain’s. I was at an engagement party that pretty much cleared out at 9:30 so everyone could be in front of their tellies in time for their daily instalment. So when Love Islander Dr Alex George tells you to head to a restaurant, surely it carries more weight than Giles Coren, Jay Rayner and Fay Maschler put together? The restaurant […]

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

And Now There’s Avocado Beer…

If you’re a millenial, chances are you’ve been Insta’d with a smashed avocado on toast in front of you; most likely on a pastel-coloured plate with a neon sign in the background. Yes, we’ve all been there, and it looks like the burning fire of our avo-obsession isn’t going to be blown out anytime soon. From avocado ice-cream to avocado lattes, things have now rocketed to new levels with Long Arm Pub and Brewery’s introduction of Avocado Beer! Yes, you heard right. Aptly timed for #VeganMonth, the pub will be sprucing up their pints with the coveted fruit, in the […]

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