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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...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Two Big Vegan Announcements From London Favourites

This week, two London giants have made big vegan announcements. Two big announcements about doughnuts and burgers…two of our, and now everyone’s, favourite things. First up, doughnut connoisseurs, Crosstown has announced that at the end of March they’ll be opening their first all-vegan...

Openings & Launches

11 Top Restaurants and Bars That Opened in February

Well if we thought spring was around the corner then February has proved that we are definitely some way off.  If you’ve spent the month not leaving the house in fear of frostbite, then here at The Handbook we’re going to change that and entice you out of your caves. Along with...

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Last Chance Tickets and A New Champagne Bar

Everyone knows that when it comes to gravity defying acrobatics, jaw-dropping stunts and edge of your seat performances then Cirque du Soleil is at the top of their game. Their latest show OVO is a riot of energy with crazy crickets, amazing ants and flexible fleas and even features a 14m high...

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Hamilton Inspired Afternoon Tea

We Review: The Hamilton Inspired Afternoon Tea at The Lanesborough

What? Hamilton, it’s the most talked about musical to hit the West End since the Book of Mormon and right now the hottest ticket in town. I didn’t get tickets, the self-defeatist in me came out and I didn’t even try to go get them (that coupled with the fact that I completely forgot), what I...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

What Happens Late At Night At The Ivy?

The Ivy, London's iconic restaurant, has launched a series of 'lates'

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

There’s a New Gin Festival Coming to London

Wandsworth: home to The Handbook HQ, but more importantly (and there aren’t many things that are more important than us), home to a new gin festival from the guys at The Gin Society. Taking place on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th March, there’ll be over 120 different gins from all around the...

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Openings & Launches

The Grosvenor’s New Restaurant

A taste of the Middle East is coming to The Grosvenor, in the form of Dubai restaurant, Rüya, which will be heading overseas for the first time. Said to be opening on the site of an empty bank building which is adjacent to Corrigan Mayfair, the 100-cover restaurant will have its own entrance and...

Experiences & Pop-Ups

The Pop-up Where Vegan Isn’t A Dirty Word

Dirty Bones is going vegan! Well, for two nights at least

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Openings & Launches

Tom Kerridge Weighs In At The Corinthia Hotel

Restaurant heavyweight Tom Kerridge is opening a new restaurant at The Corinthia

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