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A New Kind of Afternoon Tea Comes to Blakes

When éclair brand Maitre Choux and tea specialists Lalani & Co. come together to create the perfect Chelsea-style afternoon tea, you can expect great things. The unique dining experience will be available at Blakes hotel from 9th June and they’ve got the perfect pairings that will make you...

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Mayfair’s New Al Fresco Seafood Shack

It’s only very recently that seafood has got the attention it deserves in the capital. Yes Rick Stein has done his bit (he’s bringing A Taste of Cornwall to The Goring this summer) but there’s so much more to it, in fact there is a whole day dedicated to our love of fish and chips (2nd June...

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Nine Lives: Bermondsey’s New Cocktail Bar

We all know, now more than ever, that we need to work towards saving the planet, to waste less and recycle more. Here at The Handbook HQ we’re always going to be big fans of those trying to cut down waste; so, we’re rather excited to hear about Nine Lives, a new cocktail bar coming to...

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Guest Chef Series at The Cinnamon Club

So we are all fans of The Cinnamon Club but what if we told you that over the next few months they are inviting London’s favourite chefs for a series of special evenings with unique tasting menus. Just when you thought the famous Indian restaurant hadn’t brought enough flavour they will be...

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Martinis and Meringues at Quaglino’s

We often like to mix our desserts with alcohol but what about martinis and meringues? Now we’ve got your attention. Our favourite cocktail bar is teaming up with The Meringue Girls for a special pop-up cocktail and dessert bar this June. Head bartender, Davide Arruci will be serving a selection...

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Calling All Meat Lovers to STK London

June marks National Steakhouse Month and the guys at STK London have no choice but to celebrate with a meat-lovers menu. Executive Chef, Vincent Menager, has designed the menu to create the perfect selection of meat-filled dishes. The starters will include different options such as...

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Fiume Opens at Battersea Power Station

It’s not been that long since we told you about Francesco Mazzei opening Radici, but now the Italian chef is on to opening his next restaurant as he sets his sights on Battersea Power Station. Part of Circus West Village and joining the likes of Vagabond, The Coffee Works Project, The General...

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What To Do This Bank Holiday Weekend: 26th-28th May

It’s here; the second May Bank Holiday! These last couple of months have been good to us when it comes to four day weeks and we need to make the most of this one because after this we have to wait until August… So how should you fill it? With plenty of brunches, street food, festivals...

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Rick Stein Brings Cornwall to The Goring

Cornwall; famous for its clotted cream (jam first, cream second), rugged coast and Cornish pasties – it’s a far cry from the polluted skyline of London. If you are feeling the itch to grab your sunglasses and escape to the beach then hold off for a little. Godfather of Cornish cooking and...

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The World’s Best Bar Pops Up in Claridge’s

When Irish drinking tavern meets Lower Manhattan you don’t get the kind of Irish pub you may be thinking of. You get The Dead Rabbit; the world’s best bar (two years in a row) and all-round award-winner. If you’re ever in New York, be sure to pay a visit. If you don’t have a trip to the Big...

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