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What to do This Weekend: 15th – 17th September

It’s our favourite part of the week again, the end. This week we’ll be filling it with beer, burgers, brunch, bulbs, bric-a-brac and margaritas (the alliteration had to stop somewhere), question is, what are you going to be going to?

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Grab The Bubbly, The Widow Series Returns

Veuve Clicquot literally translates as Widow Clicquot. Our Tricolore 3 textbooks might not have prepared us for such family tragedy, but Champagne marque Veuve Clicquot certainly doesn’t let us forget the straightened circumstances that mark the international brand’s beginnings. In 1805 the widowed Madame Clicquot, aged 27, took on her husband’s business interests, and unusually for the time, not only took control of the Champagne house but set the wheels in motion to ensure that Veuve became a worldwide success. Which brings us to The Widow Series. To celebrate the remarkable Madam Clicquot, Veuve Clicquot launched The Widow Series, a […]

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Potions And Potter, Wand-erful Cocktails at The Savoy

He may be too young to order at the bar, but boy wizard Harry Potter is to be immortalised in cocktail form as part of The Beaufort Bar’s ‘Cocktail of the Moment’ series. The Beaufort, itself one of our favourite reasons to visit The Savoy, is launching the magical potion to celebrate the fantastical world of JK Rowling. The concoction, dubbed The Chosen One, is a mix of beetroot cordial, Benedictine, silver and salted butter. It sounds to us like Potions Master Professor Snape would be proud. Other cocktails lined up to feature in the series include a limited edition […]

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Hop On Over To Hoppers

Hop on over to Hoppers this lunchtime! After the success of their Soho restaurant, Hoppers St Christopher’s Place has just opened. Hoppers, named after their namesake dish of rice pancake ‘hoppers’, serves Sri Lankan fare in a thoroughly modern setting. Gone are the shagpile carpets, aertex ceilings and generic photos of Sri Lanka, that one often finds in South Asian restaurants. Instead marvel at the beautiful Jungle Mondernist movement interiors created by Katy Manolescue. The light and airy celebration of modern Sri Lankan design in St Christopher’s Place mirrors the style of their Soho restaurant and the decor is only […]

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Campari Residency: Bringing Milan to Kings Cross

Campari is taking over King’s Cross this September with their ten day residency, ‘Campari Creates’. Campari will be bringing drinks, art and design, and hopefully the last of the summer sunshine all the way from Milan to London’s Granary Square. Running from 15th to 24th September, ‘Campari Creates’ will showcase two of Milan’s greatest exports: Campari and creativity. The residency will feature a ‘Campari Creates’ masterclass so you can learn how to create your own Campari cocktails, including those iconic classics, the Negroni and the Americano. If the cocktails liven up your inner artist, there will also be the opportunity to design your […]

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Head Across Town To Crosstown

Wake up, smell the coffee and then scoff the doughnut! Independent doughnut coffee bar Crosstown launches today at their new location on Piccadilly and will be offering their perfect combination of caffeine and sugar, keeping you fully fuelled and ready to hit the shops, see the sights or head into that meeting. All Crosstown’s doughnuts are made onsite using a hybrid sough dough which gives them a stronger crumb and breadlke texture. All the jams, compotes and fillings are also made in-house using quality ingredients. Crosstown opened its first shop in Soho in 2015, since then they’ve expanded to three […]

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Cocktails At The Palace?

Stately Blenheim Palace is the birthplace of Winston Churchill and home of the Dukes of Marlborough. But while Churchill famously loved knocking back the Pol Roger, his former home would rather mix it up: step forward The Cocktail Service. The drinks agency famous for serving Hollywood A-listers and royalty has teamed up with the Oxfordshire ducal seat and UNESCO World Heritage Site to provide their exciting range of bespoke cocktails at Blenheim events. Offering expertise in bar-tending, cocktails and mixology The Cocktail Service will also be returning to its roots, having been founded and run from nearby Oxford. The Cocktail […]

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Waka up and smell the Nikkei

Waka’s going to be a cracker when it opens on Eastcheap this week. The new grab-and-go brand will bring Nikkei, a fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine, to The City. While the food may have started it’s evolution in Peru in the 1800s as Japanese migrants combined home cooking with local ingredients, the took and feel of Waka is entirely twenty-first century. The menu, prepared daily, will include sea bass ceviche with wasabi leche de tigre, hot chicken teriyaki rice bowls with Peruvian purple potato or try the salmon tiradito with apple and passionfruit sauce. All items are presented in […]

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What to do This Weekend: 8th -10th September

The weekend is here! A weekend of festivals, brunches and boats, celebrate new cultures, try new foods and drink lots of cocktails – it’s only two days so make the most of it.

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Old Street Showrooms: Exclusive New Events Space

It’s not often that you can go somewhere in London that no one’s been to before, you’ll discover a hidden venue, feel like you’re in the know and tell your friend only to find that they’ve been going there for years and it’s not really secret at all. Whilst we can’t tell you about a place that no one has ever been to before, we can tell you about a new exclusive space that has never been used for events before. Away from the bustle of Old Street, sits Old Street Showrooms, the next venue to be added to the […]

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London’s Latest Underground Hangout

If you’re after first class family fun then make post-haste down to The Postal Museum from the 4th September to catch the Mail Rail. To mark the re-opening of London’s subterranean mail network the museum has slapped a fantastic piece of street art across the pavement outside Liverpool Station depicting the scene below. If you can possibly avoid falling down the chalk-drawn stalactite riven chasm then make your way one station along to Mount Pleasant and give the real thing your stamp of approval. The old postal railway ran under the capital’s streets until the 1980s, ferrying millions of letters and […]

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Free Beer and Sunset Selfies from the Top of the Shard: Today Only

If the view from your commute is the subterranean pitch black of the Northern Line, why not swap it for the stunning vista from 800 feet above London Bridge this evening? For one day only The View From the Shard has teamed up with Corona Beer to offer complimentary entry to the famous viewing platform, letting you watch the sunset over London. What’s more, they’ll throw in a free bottle of Corona beer into the bargain. The exact moment of sunset tonight is 7:49 and Corona will be putting on a show to make the most of it with window-facing […]

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