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Passo: New All Day Italian Restaurant

Passo: the new contemporary Italian restaurant will be opening later this month. The menu is oozing with true Italian verve and flavour. Though the dishes are technically executed they remain simple in composition, in order to cater for a more casual dining experience. Massimiliano Iaquinto will be heading up the kitchen, having left his previous job as Head Chef at Shoreditch House to take up this new and exciting position. Working alongside Massimiliano will be Joe Hill the group executive chef. The restaurant caters for 40 covers and fashions itself after the deli style, common in piazzas round Italy. To […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Passo: New All Day Italian Restaurant

Passo: the new contemporary Italian restaurant will be opening later this month. The menu is oozing with true Italian verve and flavour. Though the dishes are technically executed they remain simple in composition, in order to cater for a more casual dining experience. Massimiliano Iaquinto will be heading up the kitchen, having left his previous job as Head Chef at Shoreditch House to take up this new and exciting position. Working alongside Massimiliano will be Joe Hill the group executive chef. The restaurant caters for 40 covers and fashions itself after the deli style, common in piazzas round Italy. To […]

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Drinking around Deutschland

Here’s a chance to up your #WineWednesday game – Wines of Germany will be back at Winerama, ready to take guests on a wine tour of Germany. Grab a glass, then travel through the Rhine valley and along the banks of the Mosel, by sipping Riesling and Pinot Noir. Keep an eye on our social channels for the chance to win more bottles of wine too!

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Wein Und Dine

Winerama bar on the top floor of Shoreditch’s buzzing street food hub, Dinerama, will be bringing a selection of fantastic German wines to try and pair with street food.  There will also be a chance to nab a bottle as there will be  give aways of German wine every half hour through the social channels. Open from 6-8pm, 23rd November 2017 

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Openings & Launches

Sex Cinema Turns Steakhouse

Swapping actual porn for food-porn, Sophie’s Steakhouse has a new home in a former sex cinema. But while the Moulin Cinema on Great Windmill Street was once one of Britain’s best known destinations for dirty men in their macs, an entirely new clientelle (it’s hoped) will now be making their way to one of London’s best known steakhouses when Sophie’s opens next week. Sophie’s has become a South Kensington institution since it launched in 2002. Recreating the atmosphere of New York steakhosues, Sophie’s is known for its classic cuts and warm hospitality, the restaurant is a byword for excellence and […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

There’s a Rooftop Cheese Pop-Up Coming

We don’t want to alarm you, or get you overly excited but we have some big news – it involves cheese, it involves the weekend and it involves a rooftop; three of our favourite things. Next Thursday, Brixton Rooftop’s South Pole Saloon is transforming into Cheese Town for three days. That’s three days of baked brie, melting mozzarella and comforting camembert, who doesn’t love a bit of alliteration? Actually, talking about camembert, Mac to the Future will be launching their new Camembert Mac, a mac n cheese dish served in an entire backed camembert, if you’re going to be indulgent […]

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17 Christmas Afternoon Teas to Book Now

What do you need for a great Christmas afternoon tea? How about starting with mince pies, stollen, gingerbread men and turkey sandwiches? What about if you add in yule logs, Champagne and bottomless mulled wine? Then you’re on to a winner. London of course is the connoisseur of afternoon teas and when it comes to Christmas afternoon teas we have it sorted. So here are nine of the best to book now:

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21 Places To Host A Christmas Party

We hate to break it to you, but Christmas isn’t that far away. No we aren’t ready to think about it either yet, but with every company in London looking to host the biggest and best bash their employees have ever seen, it pays to get the Christmas party venue sorted early. Part of our Christmas party series, this one focuses on larger capacity venues – everything from palace to pool party, so whatever your requirement there is somewhere in London ready and waiting. None of these take your fancy? Keep an eye out for our upcoming Christmas coverage (sorry, it’s […]

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Free Fried Chicken Sandwiches as 2nd Butchies Opens

Thank you very muchies Butchies! Butchies, London’s favourite premium fried chicken joint now has a permanent address on Rivington Street in Shoreditch. Starting life as a stall at Broadway Market three years ago founders Garrett and Emer FitzGerald set out to create the ultimate fried chicken sandwich. Sourcing sustainable packaging and premium ingredients, including higher welfare, slow reared free-range chicken from Castlemead Poultry in Somerset. Interestingly Butchies are also the first in UK street food to use a pressure fryer, specially imported from the US, and ensuring the juiciest most flavoursome fried bird possible. The new shop will have room for 45 […]

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Wright Brothers Opens in Battersea

Circus Village West is continuing to put Battersea on the foodie map as more restaurants open up and this time it’s the turn of Wright Brothers, who have it as the home for their fifth site. Of course, Wright Brothers are known for being seafood and oyster specialists and this new restaurant is right next to the Thames, but that doesn’t mean that they have forgotten about meat. No, this time, they will have a Josper charcoal oven taking centre stage and will be cooking up the likes of East Sussex collar of pork with chimichurri and Bannockburn beef on […]

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Brown’s Gets An Italian Makeover

Forget Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Titian, the real Italian Masters are coming, in the form of chef Heinz Beck and drinks maestro Salvatore Calabrese. And they’re heading straight toward Mayfair’s Brown’s Hotel restaurant and neighbouring Donovan Bar. So put your paint brushes and palate down, and get your palate ready. Brown’s founder Sir Rocco Forte is celebrating his love of everything Italian this month and next with a special six-week take-over during which time Beck, who has been awarded 3 Michelin stars for his hugely successful La Pergola, will create Ora, the Italian themed pop-up in the restaurant. Dishes will include La […]

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A Taste Of The Aegean In Soho

There may not be a ‘G’ in Hovarda, but the Aegean runs right through this latest opening from the Good Food Society. Inspired by the Aegean region, encompassing Turkey and Greece, the bar and restaurant will combine great cocktails, DJs and seafood in the heart of Soho. The menu comes courtesy of Hus Vedat from sister-restaurant Yosma and centres around the fantastic seafood dishes ubiquitous throughout the region. As in any local fishing village on the edge of the Aegean Sea, the fish menu will change daily depending on what the fishermen have caught, but main courses will include marinated […]

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