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Juniper Journey at Worship Street Whistling Shop

On Wednesday evening, The Handbook headed east to attend The Juniper Journey by Tanqueray Gin press preview at Worship Street Whistling Shop.On arrival, we were greeted with the best-looking gin and tonics we have ever seen. As self-professed gin and tonic lovers, this was a great start. For...

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Aqua Shard launches afternoon tea

Important news: there is a new afternoon tea in town. Last week saw the launch of Aqua’s afternoon tea, which gives the English tradition even more of a British feel. Served every day between 3pm and 5pm with panaramic views of London, Head Chef Anthony Garlando is serving up...

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Mason House

There’s a new members only nightclub in town, launching this week in Argyll Street, amidst the vaults of The London Palladium. Team behind the new venture are Marc Merran, Eamonn Mulholland and Jean Philippe Kley.The name Mason House dates back to 1737, when the majority of residents on...

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The Magazine

Architect Zaha Hadid’s first designed restaurant space in central London opens this Friday 1 November at the new Serpentine Sackler Gallery in Kensington Gardens. The venue is operated by K&K London Ltd with head chef, Oliver Lange, a past guest chef for Kofler & Kompanie’s...

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New Opening: North Audley Cantine

Childhood friends David Bellaiche, Gabriel Cohen-Elia and Jeremy Coste have opened ‘NAC’ (North Audley Cantine) which aims to take traditional French dishes and put a creative modern twist on them: the bistro specialises in unique sharing plates and delicious desserts. Some of the...

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Halloween and Bonfire Night flavours at Gelupo

Summer may be over that doesn’t mean that you can’t keep eating ice cream, 1) because you can always eat  ice cream and 2) because over in Soho Gelupo have just created some brilliant new autumn flavours which are perfect for  Halloween and Bonfire Night.From the 31st...

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Halloween in London continued

Carrying on with London’s top Halloween events, today it is the turn of the most haunting parties, whether you want to party with twisted circus performers at Morton’s Club or take on dead disco icons over in Soho here are some of the best around. Of course celebrating Halloween...

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Red Dog

New addition to Hoxton Square is Red Dog American Sandwiches, an east London take on the American sub. Brains behind the venture is Tom Brookes, a pioneer of the gourmet, fast food scene, having opened American burger joint Red Dog Saloon back in 2011. The menu features fifteen hot and cold subs...

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Il Baretto

Local Marylebone Italian restaurant, Il Baretto is back – bigger and better than ever, having also acquired the site next door to create a larger full service bar, with increased dining capacity. The re-development has been overseen by interior designer, David D’Almada and the space...

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Far Rockaway

Brand new venue Far Rockaway, named after the buzzing Queens NY resort of the late Fifties and early Sixties, occupies a 400-capacity space on Shoreditch’s lively Curtain Road. Under the curatorial eye of Ben Oakley’s Gallery and Kevin Martin Hoxton Gallery, a roster of top-flight...

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