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The Fox Club

Mayfair has many secrets, but this is probably one of its best. (And well-kept). The Fox Club is the elegant bolthole ensconced on Clarges Street – it just happens to be the former home of statesman, Charles James Fox. The Restaurant, which serves such delights as Maple Roasted Leg of Duck, Warmed Spiced Apple Charlotte with Brandy Butter, etc, is a favourite among locals during busy lunchtimes, or for early evenings for a much-needed sundowner. Supper is sumptuous and draws just as many people, if not more, into its dining halls. There are pristinely-kept, hand-furnished rooms upstairs, too, just in […]

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Babington House Wedding Open Day

It’s a scary thought but the wedding planning is already underway for next year so with impending nuptials in mind, check out the Babington House Wedding open day on the 29th September. It promises a great opportunity to experience everything the house has to offer. The 18 acre estate dates back to the Georgian period and the House, nestled in the midst of rolling hills, offers a perfect setting for a traditional country wedding with a bohemian twist. Guests are invited for a full tour of the site, to experience some of the facilities and also sample the seasonal menu. […]

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Bentley’s Sea Grill

Bentley’s Sea Grill is launching on the 12th September within the Harrods Food Halls. It is the third London opening in Richard Corrigan’s London restaurant portfolio, which also includes the first Bentley’s Oyster Bar and Grill and Corrigan’s Mayfair. Bentley’s will offer exceptional seafood and fish in a relaxed environment with good old-fashioned hospitality at the fore. The restaurant will benefit from new seating within the hustle and bustle of the Food Halls. The menu will include a wide selection of the most popular classic and hot rock oysters as served at Bentley’s Oyster Bar. A dedicated seafood cocktail section will include […]

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Five years in Paradise

This month West London gastropub Paradise by Way of Kensal Green is turning five and to mark the anniversary, it’s teamed up with Kids Company for a five-day programme of events. Festivities kick-off Wednesday 12th September with a comedy night hosted by Jeff Leach. Thursday sees Kids’ Co founder, Camila Batmanghelidjh and Amber le Bon hosting an exclusive invite only party while things get started in earnest for the rest of us at the weekend with performances by Hollie Cook and DJ sets by Norman Jay, Jazzie B, Lonsdale Boys Club and Sam Young. All of the door entry charges […]

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Delano Marrakech

Is Marrakech being primed to take over from Ibiza as the jet set’s party destination of choice? Well, with the opening of the Delano Marrakech this month – a partnership between Morgans Hotel Group and Moroccan entrepreneur Ahmed Bennani and Hivernage Collection, that might just be a yes. The new location has been designed by Jacques Garcia with an opulent interior blending precious marbles with sumptuous velvet. Ceilings in the lobby are of hand-carved wood and a central rotunda is surrounded by an intricately patterned Moroccan design. The 71 room hotel features 27 luxurious suites and 44 deluxe guest rooms. […]

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Counter Culture at Fortnum & Mason

There’s a new concept in dining at Fortnum & Mason: The Counter Culture offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the finest seasonal selections from the fresh counters, paired with a choice of wines from Fortnum & Mason’s celebrated cellar.  Before being seated at the 14-cover Atrium, diners take a tour of the Food Hall counters where they can pick from the Buyers’ Choice of the Season (mix and match with two, three or five items).  Choose from charcuterie options including Highgrove lomo and Suffolk salami and  the stores’ signature specialities such as Hen Scotch Eggs and Royal Game Pie from […]

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Whisky at JW Steakhouse

JW Steakhouse are having an incredibly giving September, for its restaurant and bar have named this month, 'Jack Daniel's Month'.  But what does that exactly mean? Well, the restaurant's very own Jack Daniel's Single Barrel has acquired great popularity since it launched earlier this year, and to celebrate it, Jack Daniel's month will be bringing JD-inspired food items to the JW Steakhouse menu, while also being the inspiration behind a menu full of JD cocktails. Then there's an added bonus if you happen to be called either Jack or Daniel: there's a complimentary  cocktail in it for you.  One of […]

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Vivek Singh: The Cookbook

You know him for his delectable restaurants The Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen, Cinnamon Soho and for his array of cookbooks, The Cinnamon Club Cookbook, The Cinnamon Club Seafood Cookbook and Curry: Classic and Contemporary, but renowned Indian chef Vivek Singh has another trick up his sleeve. In November, he launches yet another book for culinary types: Cinnamon Kitchen, The Cookbook. Inside, there's compelling fusion between authentic Indian ingredients and Western cooking techniques. It's a glossy, photograph-heavy tome, making it simple to use and a delight to draw inspiration from.  It launches 8th November, and will retail for £25. Don't miss […]

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O-food

Head over to Shoreditch’s Rivington Street to check out O-food, the new pop up fast food bar set up by Jens Hannibal, Daniel Flösser and Roel Philippart and serving up delicious Nordic dishes using fresh and sustainable ingredients. Aim of the game is to show people low-impact alternatives to meat-based fast food. The fish it uses are non- ‘Big Five’ (haddock, prawns, tuna, cod and salmon). The popularity of the five types of fish creates problems when it comes to replenish-able fishing stock. O-food uses fish sourced from low impact fisheries in Kent along with fresh, locally sourced vegetables from […]

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Bompas & Parr’s Mercedes Drive Thru

Get set for a drive through – Bompas & Parr style. Digital interview magazine "The Avant/Garde Diaries" is hosting an interdisciplinary art and dining experience from 14 and 16 September. It’s being curated by Sam Bompas and Harry Parr who are creating a temporary, driveable restaurant in the lobby of the old Selfridges Hotel. And together with multimedia collective the Jason Bruges Studio, will present a spectacular mix of food and light art designed to turn the enjoyment of in-car-dining into an “exceptional sensory experience”. That’s where Mercedes comes in. The marque is promoting its new A-Class which we hear […]

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Simply Fish

Simply Fish is an exciting new fun and accessible collection of restaurants with the first launching today in the heart of Camden. The brand is all about seriously fresh (and sustainable) fish and seafood, with the latest catch delivered daily from its very own merchants in Looe, Cornwall – transformed by the culinary team into a dazzling array of dishes with Mediterranean, Asian and Middle Eastern influences. With its cool urban feel and exposed brick work, customers will be invited to select their fish assisted by a knowledgeable staff and given a range of options as to how they would […]

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Juju’s a Winner

Juju, voted Best New Bar 2009, Outstanding Mixology 2010 and Best Bar 2011 has now made it four in a row, having been awarded Best DJ Bar 2012 at this year’s London Club and Bar Awards as well. No surprise then that it’s become a firm favourite with the Made in Chelsea cast, recently hosting Gabriella’s birthday party and we hear that cast mate Kimberley Garner is also a fan. Factor in Mollie King and Topsy Ojo and it’s certainly the place to be seen on the King’s Road… www.jujulondon.com

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