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Camm & Hooper Open Six Storeys on Soho

When Soho Square was first built in the seventeenth century it was home to just nine inhabitants including the Earl of Stamford and Duke of Monmouth – it was also called King’s Square originally, hence the statue of Charles II in the middle of the square. It’s had rather a bohemian, decadent and debauched past and now the next chapter is being written with the opening of Six Storeys on Soho. Taking over all six storeys of 11 Soho Square, this is the fifth venue from Camm & Hooper who also have The Victorian Bath House and Tanner Warehouse to […]

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Kricket Opens in Soho

Starting life in a shipping container in Brixton, Indian restaurant, Kricket opened back in 2015 and quickly gained a loyal following of fans. Those who were after unpretentious dining, (you’re sitting in a shipping container, it isn’t going to be the most luxe really is it?), punchy Indian inspired cocktails and sharing plates. Well now, they’re heading to Soho, swapping metal for bricks and mortar. The duo behind it, chef Will Bowlby and Rik Campbell will be opening their second restaurant on Denman Street, as they continue to cook up simple Indian dishes at prices to sooth your January bank […]

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Detox with Cocktails by FACEGYM at Bluebird

January is the month of detox. Whether we keep to those detoxing plans is another issue but Bluebird in 2017 will be on hand to help you keep to those promises you made to yourself. They’ve teamed up with Open Beauty Lab at FACEGYM – a gym studio dedicated to the face, to bring you two mocktails that are sure to get you back on that health bandwagon after Christmas. The first, Glorious Greens, made from cucumber, ginger, green apple, rosemary, lime and spinach is packed full of antioxidants and vitamins. Plus spinach is a great collagen booster, so no […]

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Berber & Q Shawarma Bar’s Pita Party

Yes, it’s cold, yes the year is now stretching out with no Bank Holidays until April but forget having yourself a little pity party and join Berber & Q Shawarma Bar for their pita party. Throughout January Josh Katz and Mattia Bianchi are inviting in four of London’s top chefs to put their stamp on the classic, humble pita, the perfect hummus companion but also the giver of the worst steam burns… Starting up on the 9th January Dan Doherty of Duck & Waffle will be stepping into the kitchen to cook up his crispy duck shawarma, duck fat toasted pita […]

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Hot Cocktails at The Goring’s Winter Pop-Up Terrace

Christmas Day may be over but that doesn’t mean the festive pop-ups have ended too. Although it began back at the end of November, The Goring’s Cresta Run bar is sticking round until February, long after the indulgence has worn off… The Goring (Kate Middleton’s hotel of choice for her wedding night) is long established as one of London’s most exclusive hotels, so throw in a little old school apres ski inspired by the glamour of St. Moritz and you’re on to a winner. Can’t make it to the Alps, or waiting for some proper snow, then you’ll want to […]

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Plateau Off-Piste Winter Terrace

Get your Alpine chic on at Plateau this winter at their winter pop-up, Off-Piste. Offering views over Canada Square’s ice rink, the terrace is a warm escape complete with furry blankets. Indeed, it is also a great spot for a pre-skate or post-skate drink or two. Head Chef Jeremy Trehout has curated a menu of cheesy delights, perfect for any mountainside occasion including cod croquettes, raclette crostini and comte croque monsieurs. To accompany all the cheese, warm the cockles with the winter-themed cocktails, like the Avalanche which is made from rum, brandy, Campari and smoked with orange, lemon juice and […]

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Film and Fizz

Coming soon to a screen near you, or near Covent Garden should we say, is Film and Fizz. One Aldwych hotel in Covent Garden have teamed up Curzon Cinemas to bring you a season of film screenings (with many of the films still being on general release). The hotel will be screening new films like Nocturnal Animals and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as well as all time favourites like Notting Hill in their 30-seat theatre. As the name of the event suggests, guests will be treated to a glass of Champagne Lallier Grande Réserve and also a […]

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A NYC New Year’s Eve Comes to Brixton

The ball drop in New York’s Times Square is amongst the most iconic NYE countdowns. A romantic city, blanketed in snow, bringing the New Year in with a party you won’t forget, what more could you want? Well we can’t all be splashing the cash so instead, Big Apple Brixton have brought all that to you. Set atop a roof in the heart of Brixton, given it doesn’t rain, you may even forget you’re in London. With a 1970s theme, you’ll be transported to a historic time in New York – a time where a collapsing economy gave way to […]

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41 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in London

2016 has been, if nothing else, eventful. A bit of a roller coaster one might say. Whether you’ve been at the top or the bottom of that roller coaster, there is only one thing for it this NewYear’s Eve. Pick up a glass of Champagne, get your party hat on and say goodbye 2016, hello 2017… Menus: Bronte  Bronte will be offering two sittings for their New Year’s Eve menu – one at 6pm which is ideal if you have children and one starting at 9pm which is just for the adults and is when the DJ will be taking to […]

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Bōkan: Canary Wharf’s New Rooftop Bar

Canary Wharf, not somewhere you think of when it comes to rooftop bars, despite there being so many tall buildings which would make for ideal drinking spots. Well that’s all set to change with the arrival of Bōkan. Opening on the 37th, 38th and 29th floor of the Novotel London Canary Wharf, it’ll be serving up modern European dishes with a British slant and cocktails made from boutique spirits. Leading the kitchen will be Head Chef Aurelie Alternaire (L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon) who has created a menu using the finest British ingredients, start with British charcuterie and cheeses before moving […]

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