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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

5 of London’s Top Restaurant Spin Offs

You may or may not have noticed, that a lot of top restaurants are opening smaller and often less expensive versions. More restaurants means there is more opportunity for people to sample and experience some of these wonderful places. Here the Handbook has picked out its top 5 that we think are...


We Review: Butchies

What? Award-winning fried chicken goodness in all its glory now served in Shoreditch. New? Whilst the permanent restaurant is, Butchies has actually been around for five years. Back in 2013, Garrett Fitzgerald started a fried chicken stand at Broadway Market’s school yard. Opening a fried chicken...

Awesome Afternoon Teas

13 of the Best Afternoon Teas This Spring

Now that the minor mishap of snowfall has cleared up. It is time to forget about the winter chill and start thinking about sunny spring. If hiding in cosy dining rooms is still high on your agenda but so is getting out and about, then checking out our guide to the best afternoon teas might just be...

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What to do This Weekend

What to do This Weekend: 9th – 11th March

The weekend is here! A weekend of Ben & Jerry’s, Bali and boating (who doesn’t love a bit of alliteration?) and also don’t forget it’s Mother’s Day…...

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Health & Wellness

DEFINE.London: Fitzrovia’s New Fitness Studio

This weekend sees the launch of DEFINE.London’s Fitzrovia studio. It’s mission? To help sculpt a stronger, healthier and more inspired version of you. Located on Great Portland Street, the studio couldn’t be further from the garishly coloured gyms, with worn mats and shouty slogans on the...

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Seasonal & Celebrations

12 Ways To Celebrate This Mother’s Day 2018

This Sunday it’s time to celebrate the leading ladies in our lives, our mums and the women who have raised us. They’ve been there through the ups and downs, they’ve seen it all, from our first steps when we were sweet and innocent to our angsty teenage years and confusing

Openings & Launches

A Swingers’ Paradise Opens In The West End

We’re all familiar with the swingers concept: car keys in a bowl etc. This isn't that

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Things to do Outdoors

Go Alfresco In East London This Summer

Another day another street food market! This time in Stratford

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...

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Openings & Launches

The Middle East’s Best Restaurant Opens In London

London is already in love with Middle Eastern cuisine, with some of the best Lebanese restaurants in the world. Well now the bar is being raised even further with the arrival of quite possibly the best restaurant in the Middle East. Abd el Wahab, one of the most acclaimed Lebanese restaurants in...

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