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9 Of London’s Most Environmentally Friendly Menus

The environment is a fabulous place, and one we need to keep ticking if we’re going to enjoy it to the full! And, it seems, people are beginning to jump all aboard the save the planet train, as plastic bendy straws get replaced with pasta and paper, and cut backs are made on excess portions, to reduce food waste. So, we’ve trailed the London restaurant scene to find the best menus that are sticking their middle finger up to waste, plastic and more. Enjoy… Kalifornia Kitchen Ever thought about eating a banana skin? No, me neither. But vegan pioneers, Kalifornia […]

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The Epic Map Showing You The Cheapest Pints Near Tube Stations

Whoever researched this is a total Saint. Seriously! All we want in summer is to get off that sweltering tube and sink a pint and this awesome map is giving  us the opportunity to do just that. Plus, they’re cheap! Love is ale we need, and we’ve found it in the form of a tube map just in time for International Beer Day on the 2nd of August, courtesy of StoreKit being much less lazy than us and doing all the dirty work – gosh, give ’em a pint! They’ve rounded all of the best pubs near tube stations to […]

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There Are Such Things As Healthy Cocktails

While most people might associate cocktails with a sun-drenched bar in Ibiza, filled with hammocks, maraschino cherries and club reps trying to slap you with a 2-4-1 at Amnesia, there are actually healthy cocktails out there too. Trust me, maybe apart from the hard liquor, the accompanying ingredients provide quite the health kick… or at least that’s what we’re telling ourselves. Here’s where to get your five-a-day, so to speak… The Hangover Chloro-phyll your boots with The Little Yellow Door’s healthy, boozy offering. Combining The Botanist Gin with chlorophyll, this drink is literally called The Hangover and doesn’t take any […]

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Park It Right There At These London Park Cafes

The lungs of London, the city’s biggest asset, the place you’re most likely to get robbed by a bicycle gang; London’s parks are a place that we all head when it’s sunny, when we want to exercise, when we want to celebrate, when we want to get away; a communal space common to all Londoners, regardless of wealth or background. And because us Londoners love to eat, they’re, of course, the place we come when we want to eat. So, lucky for us, there’s little shortage of great places to eat in London’s parks… Pear Tree Café, Battersea Park Come […]

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Awesome Afternoon Teas

The Pawfect Afternoon Tea For You And Your Pooch

Who let the dogs out? 🐾 Long gone are the days of paw-scraped doors, howling cries and pee-stained carpets, nowadays restaurants are inviting doggies to dine in style. So out with whatever’s in that jelly-canned dog food from your local store, the stench is bad enough! And in with an afternoon tea that’ll delight even the fussiest of canines. Thanks to South Place Hotel, you’ll be able to tickle both yours and your pup’s tummies with the launch of their new luxury afternoon tea, er, doggie-style… Pawfect! South Place Hotel have a pawsome new partnership with accessories brand, Radley (the […]

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One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, Floor…

It’s National Tequila Day on Wednesday, 24th of July. Yep, apparently that’s a thing. And, whilst it sounds like an outlandish excuse for Brits to get mid-week wasted, we’re here in a desperate attempt to disassociate your thoughts on tequila with sweaty nightclubs and...

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BIG NEWS: Richard Corrigan Is Opening A New Restaurant

We simply adore Corrigan’s Mayfair. Think quintessential British and Irish cuisine fused with seasonal produce and chef Richard’s culinary prowess, so good in fact that we return time and time again to catch a taste of that Irish charm. Richard Corrigan is famed for his stalwart eateries, loved by many, which include Bentley’s Oyster Bar and Grill and the previously mentioned Corrigan’s Mayfair. Set to open in September, his new venture will sit just off buzzy Old Street and, we’re told, will venture deeper into seasonal influences with a direct connection to the chef’s farm at Virginia Park Lodge in […]

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Dance The Night Away At London’s Best Nightclubs

It’s time to partaaaaay! Long gone are our student days of partying it up until the early hours on a Tuesday night without a care in the world (except maybe a luring uni deadline). And, I’m sure some of us are still guilty of having one to many, then waking up with a stamp splattered on our wrist and a squashed kebab sprawled across your floor wondering how the night went so wrong… But if you’re wondering where to head out, no matter the day of the week (students we envy you), we plucked out a few of our ol’ favourite […]

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Awesome Afternoon Teas

Would You Pay £500 For A Cup Of Tea?

‘Tea for two, and two for tea, just me for you and’ – HOW MUCH? ‘Tap water for two, and two for tap water…’ as the song didn’t quite go. As a nation we’re obsessed with tea, we consume it by the gallon, we even built an entire empire on it (well, that and subjugation of native peoples, exploitation of natural resources, overcoming malaria with gins and tonic and playing too much cricket – so all the good stuff). But how far would you go for the perfect cuppa? And do you have £500 spare? If so then order an […]

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Where To Eat Out In… Kensington

Kensington, it’s the home of £100m houses, royalty, film stars and those flamingos that people occasionally throw off the top of the Roof Gardens. It’s also one of London’s best dining spots, with restaurants a-plenty. Here are some of our faves… Dishoom Kensington St Martin’s Lane Indian-extraordinaire Dishoom has branched out to Kensington, and the hugely successful restaurant chain just got even better. Dive into the world of old-school Bombay, of goondas and film stars, of 1930s glamour and fine Indian flavours. Dinner at Dishoom Kensington is an immersive and magical experience, one where anything might happen but one thing […]

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Howl With Happiness At 10 Of London’s Best Doggy Menus

It’s always a bit of a faff when you’re dying for a boozy bottomless brunch but Fido needs a walk. Well, we’ve got you sorted with some epic doggy menus that’ll put a toothy grin on any woofer’s face – from pugs to pointers! Whether it’s free-flowing pawsecco or poochie colada and dog treats, here’s where to grab yourself some serious human points…   The Egerton House Hotel For a pooch afternoon tea that’s tail waggingly good, get yourselves down to The Egerton House Hotel, and don’t paws to think it through! The dog feast will be served up in […]

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Want To Win Instagram? Head To Fendi Caffe At Harrods

It is a truth universally acknowledged that an influencer in possession of a large following must be in want of a new, highly fashionable, coffee and cakes shop, ideally from a leading fashion house. And while there’s nothing like posting pics of an expensive Italian fashion brand to absolutely rake in the Insta likes, a Fendi bag will set you back three grand; which is where Fendi Caffe at Harrods comes in… a Machiato and cutesy bag biscuit will only set you back £4.75. Instant Insta fame on a budget. Fendi Caffe is the next cataclysmic influencer magnet, if your […]

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