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27 of the Most Exciting Venues Set to Open in 2018

Another year, cue everyone saying ‘I can’t believe it’s 2018 already’, cue everyone declaring ‘new year, new me’ and cue a whole new host of London restaurants opening…not hard to guess which one is our favourite. Here are twenty that we are particularly...

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

My London: The Rum Runner’s Top 5 Notting Hill Bars

Sam Paget Steavenson is The Rum Runner, a man on a mission to prove that bar-quality drinks can be served at any event or pop-up, they’ve even got their own Airsteam. Whilst he might not have his own bar, he certainly knows a thing or two about where to go for a drink. Until you can catch him...

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Bespoke Hampers From London’s Iconic Deli

Happiness for The Handbook is, not surprisingly, food. When it comes to Christmas if you don’t know what to get us, then hampers get us giddy. Not that we’re hinting…of course not. If, however, you were looking to buy someone a hamper than let us introduce you to Panzer’s Deli. If you live...

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11 of the Best Christmas Cocktails

December, a month we spend all mildly tipsy, the last hurrah before we go cold turkey in January. If you’re looking for a festive drink then let us introduce you to these cocktails, which are sure to get you into a jolly mood – you’ll quite literally be filled with the Christmas...

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Openings & Launches

Dishoom Opens in Kensington

There aren’t many restaurants that still get queues snaking around the corner (why the Hard Rock Café does, is a mystery) but Dishoom is one of them and tomorrow, it’s opening in Kensington. As a homage to Bombay and its old Irani cafes, the restaurant will feature a Permit Room cocktail bar...

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What To Do This Weekend: 15th – 17th December

Whether you’re struggling to find your zen or your festive cheer this weekend, there’s a little something for everyone. Perhaps you want to relax and get in touch with your creative side at a floristry workshop, or maybe a day with your mates feasting on food and booze is the only thing...

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Dalston’s First Winter Rooftop

For the first time ever The Dalston rooftop is opening its doors. Owned by a charity, the Winter Roof Park will be running throughout winter adding a unique dimension to London’s nightlife. Special events are scheduled throughout the run up to Christmas and to welcome in the new year. Nestled...

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Tomos Parry Opens Brat

Brat, not something you call obnoxious children on the tube or those dolls with the oversized eyes and teeny waists (well technically they were Bratz) but also the colloquial term for turbot and the name of Tomos Parry’s (formerly of Kitty Fisher’s and Climpson’s Arch) debut...

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London’s 1st Bloody Mary Cafe

Have we got some Bloody good news for you! Yes that’s right it’s so good, it’s bloody, and not the “let’s take a trip to A&E” type bloody either. Nope, this is the type of bloody you can’t wait to taste, to let trickle down your pipes. Are you ready? It’s here. The first Bloody...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

The Espresso Martini Pop-Up

For the coffee lovers. For the alcohol lovers. Well, that’s basically everyone. The Belvedere Espresso Martini Lounge sets up shop at the Gaucho Broadgate this December. Nestled below the glass bar of Gaucho Broadgate, guests will have the chance to pop into the bar after their dinner, or are...

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