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Augustus Harris

Augustus Harris arrives today in Covent Garden. Inspired by the bàcari of Venice, it will serve cicchetti and other bar snacks alongside wine and cocktails in the evening, and sell wine and Italian produce during the day. It is named after Sir Augustus Harris, the 19th Century...

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Dim Sum Sundays at Hakkasan : Review

The Handbook decided to make a change from its usual Sunday lunch haunts to try something a little bit different and headed over to Hanway Place for Dim Sum Sundays at Hakkasan. Having joined up with Champagne house Perrier Jouёt, Hakkasan are offering guests six courses of dim sum and puddings...

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MI1020: Pop-up Dining Meets Immersive Theatre

If you’re looking for something a bit different to do with your December evenings, we think we’ve got just the ticket. From 11 to 14 December, Nokia Lumia 1020 and Windows Phone will be teaming up with Gingerline (the creators of immersive dining) to host ‘MI1020’, a...

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Tea Lounge Wonderland Afternoon Tea

This festive season, Tea Lounge at St. Ermin's Hotel will be putting on a festive Wonderland Afternoon Tea to warm you up and put you in the Christmas spirit. So take a break from your Christmas shopping and treat yourself to Tea.On arrival, you will be offered a special Christmas...

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Whipped Cream Cocktails at Mary Janes

Stylish City bar, Mary Janes, have launched London’s first dedicated whipped cream cocktail menu in honour of the all-singing, all-dancing Guilty Pleasures shows. Whipped Lightning, the world’s first ever alcohol-infused cream, will be incorporated into all the Whipped Cream...

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Krug Kreperie

Here is something rather excellent for the hustle and bustle of Covent Garden: Pierre Koffmann has joined forces with Krug to create the unlikely but wonderful partnership of crepes and champagne! Pierre has created six delicious crepes, with flavours including crab, caramel, apple crumble and...

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Christmas in London 2

Christmas: that time to over indulge in one, two or three extra mince pies; the time when it is perfectly acceptable to live off a diet of canapés and Champagne! It is also a time for hot rum bars, festive films and of course ice skating! In the second part of Christmas coverage we have...

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Boulangerie Francois: Grey Goose Pop-up Artisan Bakery

From 28th November until 30th November, Grey Goose will be opening a special pop-up artisan bakery on Shaftesbury Avenue. The Boulangerie will celebrate the wonderful ingredients used to make Grey Goose vodka, and will feature ‘Grey Goose Pain’ made from soft winter wheat from...

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Exclusive Hampers from Alain Ducasse

Esteemed French Michelin-starred chef Alain Ducasse, has handpicked a selection of his favourite speciality chocolates, for a luxury hamper that people can take home this Christmas. These exclusive hampers also include a bottle of Champagne NV Selection Alain Ducasse Brut; previously...

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Peyote

This contemporary Mexican from Tarun Mahrotri and Arjun Waney (Zuma, Roka, Arts Club) mixes indigenous Mexican ingredients with both classic and modern dishes and drinks. Peyote is the colloquial name for a small cactus (Lophophora williamsii), native to the Chihuahuan desert. Known for its...

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