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Le Petit Chef: New Immersive Dining Pop-Up

Like immersive dining? Then let us introduce you to Dinner Time Story, a new, innovative dining concept which uses cutting edge 3D animations to bring your table to life, telling the story of Le Petit Chef. It’s had a hugely successful launch in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates and this autumn it’ll be coming to London. Set to arrive in October for three months, Le Petit Chef – In the Footsteps of Marco Polo, will take diners on a journey in the footsteps of Marco Polo, as the world’s smallest, muttering chef (he’s only 58mm) travels from Marseilles to […]

ICHIBUNS
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ICHIBUNS Opens in Soho

ICHIBUNS – not something you need to go to your doctor about, but actually inspired by the Japanese term ‘ichiban’ to mean number one, and now the name of a new Japanese-inspired casual restaurant opening on Wardour Street. Taking up residence in the heart of Soho, on Wardour Street, the three-story, 90-cover, venue features an eclectic Tokyo rock and roll interior, whilst the menu is inspired by Hokkaido, the food capital of Japan. Must tries the signature burger with a Wagyu beef and 28 day-aged, grass-fed Angus prime cut patty; ramen, hand rolled maki and CocoWhip. To drink you’ll find […]

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The UK’s First Rosé Festival

There’s a new rosé festival coming to Hoxton this weekend and it’s got your name written all over it. The first and only UK festival dedicated to rosé, the event will take place at The Geffrye Museum from the 21st to the 23rd July. Created by Chris Crosby and Myles Donneky, there’ll be thirty different varieties to try as well as Champagnes, sparkling wines, Prosecco, ciders and vermouths. To soak it all up there’ll be food from some of Britain’s best street food vendors – because if you’re going to be trying all that wine, you’re definitely going to need […]

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9 Top Restaurants for Vegetarians

So you’ve tried every new type of food you can to quench your ever inquisitive appetite for the new and exciting, from the finest Mayfair eateries to the pop-ups of Shoreditch, and you’re wondering what else is out there? Well maybe you’ve been missing an obvious hive of new flavours in the form of vegetarian restaurants. Before you start getting trauma flashbacks from being forced to eat your greens as a child we challenge you to walk in to any of the following restaurants and not walk out thinking that our herbivore amigos may be on to something.

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18 of London’s Best Rooftop Bars

When the sun comes out it seems we want to be as close to the sun as possible…sky high to be precise. Contrary to popular opinion, London actually graces us with plenty of days that justify rooftop dining, drinking and dips, so read on for our pick of rooftop venues where you can marvel at the views, have a drink and enjoy a bite to eat.

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Neil Rankin Opens temper City

Last November London was introduced to temper Soho and it’s safe to say, we welcomed it with opened arms – it’s been hugely successful, so now Neil Rankin is back with temper City and we’re predicting equally big things. Fire and wine will still be at the core, with meat (which is butchered on site) being cooked low and slow over oak and charcoal, but this time the menu will be all about curries from different countries. There’ll be mutton rolls and laksa lamb belly stovies to start; lamb scotch bonnet vindaloo; dry goat; meatball marrow masala; Dashi chip shop […]

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Matcha and Poké Heaven as Tombo Fitzrovia Opens

If there’s one thing that 2017 has taught us, it’s that we can’t get enough of matcha and poké. The Japanese trend has well and truly taken over London, so much so that the guys at Tombo need to open up a third café just to satisfy the city’s craving. They’ve had success in South Kensington and Soho and next they’ll be taking over Fitzrovia. Family run by mother, Manami, and her two sons, Louis and Leo Sloley the newest addition to the Tombo family has been designed by the trio. So we’ve got the authentic Japanese decor sorted, how […]

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Potter, Past and Present
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Potter, Past and Present: The Harry Potter Conference Coming to Shoreditch

In case you didn’t know, this year marks 20 years since the world read ‘Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much’ and instantly got absorbed into the world of witchcraft and wizardry.  It’s a reason to celebrate, we’ve told you about the Harry Potter supper club, but now there is a Harry Potter conference coming to The Book Club in Shoreditch: Potter, Past and Present. Yep, two days for all your Potter fans to discuss, debate and generally swoon over the last twenty Potter filled […]

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Petersham Nurseries Opens in Covent Garden

This summer The Boglione family are going to bring Petersham Nurseries to central London as they bring the garden back to Covent Garden (because yes, it did really use to be a garden way back when.) Centred around a courtyard with evergreen walls, aptly named the Floral Court, the 16,000 sq ft space will be home to two restaurants, a lifestyle, home and garden shop and a delicatessen with a wine cellar and florist – filled with plants, it’ll be an escape from arguably one of London’s busiest areas. It’ll follow the family’s ethos of everything being organic, thoughtful, respectful, […]

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Sardine’s New Summer Prix Fixe Menu

Prix fixe menus are often underrated – but they should be given more time, because they’re a great way to see what a restaurant has to offer, often with a menu that changes weekly if not daily and at a rate that means you can go back and try the menu more than once and without having to wait until pay day. So, you’re in luck that Alex Jackson has just launched a new summer menu at Sardine, the Southern French restaurant in Shoreditch. The menu is going to change several times a week, but you can expect the likes […]

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14 Venues that Opened in June

Yes, June may have been an uncomfortably hot month, but in the culinary world, things were heating up in a good way. We’ve seen The Ivy Collection, Cottons and Raymond Blanc all expand their empires, while there have been new bar concepts like Nine Lives and Coupette. Whether you’re feeling classic or adventurous, here are 12 venues you’ll be wanting to check out… The Ivy City Garden The Ivy grew their collection this month with the opening of The Ivy City Garden. The menu features Ivy favourites such as shepherd’s pie, brioche crumbed chicken Milanese with fried hen’s eggs and […]

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Frequent Flyers Cocktail Club

It’s time to go on a little rum fuelled adventure. You don’t need to pack anything, all you need is a past holiday photo and a penchant for rum. Throughout July, bars including El Camion, Opium and Rum Kitchen Brixton have teamed up with Jamaican rum Koko Kanu for their Frequent Flyers Cocktail Club. Show the guys at the bar your photo (the guys behind the bar obviously, but feel free to show your #hotdogsorlegs snaps to the drinkers if you want) and you’ll receive a Koko Kanu passport and a map which gives you two free serves. You can […]

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