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Awesome Afternoon Teas

A Peter Rabbit Afternoon Tea In Mayfair

Fancy a nibble? At The Handbook we know everyone can’t get enough of afternoon teas. There is just something so decadent and fun about them. A chance to feel classy and elegant whilst stuffing your face with yummy food and these feelings rarely coincide apart from at afternoon tea, where gorging...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Bring On The Billions: Knocking Back Champagne Up The Gherkin

Splash your banker bonus at Searcy's at The Gherkin this weekend

Hotels

Richmond Hotel Scoops Star Chef

The Petersham Hotel really must be the best London hotel to not really be in London in. With a commanding position over the river Thames this grand yet intimate gem has much to recommend it, an enviable location, gorgeous interiors and, now, Head Chef Jean-Didier Gouges. Gouges has taken the helm...

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

Top 12 March Pop-Ups

So the beginning of March has been quite eventful (Beast/East/etc), but now the snow’s cleared staying home and cuddling a hot water bottle will no longer be an acceptable use of your time. Which is why we’ve compiled a list of the best pop-ups for you to immerse yourself in this month.

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Feeling The Cold? These Places With Fireplaces Will Warm You Up!

Brrrrrrrr, right? Our ancestors were out battling wooly mammoths in worse conditions than this, and yet here we are, cowering under a duvet and clutching a hot water bottle. But taking a leaf out of our caveman predecessors’ book (or thumb painting or whatever the correct analogy would be)...

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Best Brunches

There’s a Fairytale Brunch Coming to London

As a child, I didn’t expect to appreciate cartoons and fairytales at the age of 27 just as much as I did when I was five. Perhaps even more so, now that I fully understand all the little quips that went over my innocent head. And don’t get me started on conspiracy theories or how each film is...

Openings & Launches

Vegan Kebab Restaurant Opens in Camden

Another day, another vegan announcement (if you missed yesterday’s you can check it out here) today we’re letting you know that What the Pitta, the UK’s first vegan doner kebab stall is opening their third and flagship branch in Camden on the 9th March. Realising the benefits of a plant-based...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

10 Quick Recipes For Any Occasion

Even the keenest of cooks can sometimes lack a bit of culinary inspiration. We all like to work hard and play hard and occasionally the mere thought of having to slave over a hot stove amongst the chaos of London life can feel overwhelming. So here are some simple and no-nonsense recipes for when...

Awesome Afternoon Teas

The Afternoon Tea Fit For Queen Victoria

Ever wondered what it would be like to eat like The Queen? Not knocking back Dubonnet and picking out corgi hairs like our current monarch, but like the most glorious queen Britain’s had, Queen Victoria? Well now you can, thanks to Blenheim Palace. Led by Executive Chef Billy Bush, the team at...

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Reviews

Critics’ Choices: Everywhere We Reviewed In February

After the success of last month’s ‘Critics’ choices’ article we decided that we’d do a roundup of February too! So here is everywhere that the team visited, and reviewed, over the last month.Darcie and May Green Peter Blake, the famous painter, has designed two...

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