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River Cottage Residency at The Imperial

We just Googled how long it would take us to get to the award-winning River Cottage from The Handbook HQ. Apparently, it’s somewhere between 5 and 13 hours, unless we paid an unholy amount and flew. Basically, it takes rather a long time to get to there, it isn’t somewhere we can just visit for...

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Duck & Waffle Opens 2nd Restaurant

This is big news. Duck & Waffle are flying the nest and waddling on over to St James’s Market to launch Duck & Waffle Local. London is big on fast chicken – we’ve even got a fast-casual restaurant for turkey but not one for duck which, quite frankly, is a shame because the stats...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

House of Holi at Cinnamon Kitchen

The February chill is starting to thaw, flowers are blooming, and that can only mean one thing: spring is coming. As the grey begins to ebb, Cinnamon Kitchen has announced the return of its immensely popular House of Holi, celebrating the Hindu festival of spring in a fabulous display of...

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Motu
Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Motu Kitchen Set To Spice Up Canary Wharf

When the Sethi siblings launched Motu Kitchen last Autumn, they set a new standard for Friday night takeaways everywhere. The food delivery service, created by the family behind Michelin-starred Gymkhana and Trishna and the award-winning Hoppers, brought quality Indian cuisine to SW Londoners...

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Pizza Pilgrims
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Chocolate Calzone and BYOB at Pizza Pilgrims Shoreditch

The Scottish might have deep fried Mars Bars but soon London is going to be home to the calzonified chocolate and we it has got us coming over all sorts of giddy. It’s going to be one of the new additions at Pizza Pilgrims, which after years of trading from their van in east London, are finally...

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London Fashion Week Festival: The Most Stylish Event of the Year

New season, new wardrobe. Well, the temperatures may still be in the single figures but that doesn’t stop us from planning ahead, Pinning our favourite summer looks and mentally packing for our trip to Croatia we booked on payday. Fashion week fever is upon us; the streets of Soho have come...

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Battersea Power Station Unveils Its Eagerly Awaited New Venues

Let’s play a game. No11, No32, No1, No197, what comes next? The answer is No29. No29 Battersea Power Station to be precise, in other words the next venue from neighbourhood pub group, Darwin and Wallace, who is adding to their portfolio which includes No32 The Old Town and No197 Chiswick Fire...

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

The Handbook Meets… Christabel Beeson

Putting on a show-stopping parties, supper clubs and pop-ups worthy of Instagram envy, has made Christabel Beeson the go to events planner for brands including Nike, MTV, Kurt Geiger and Versace as well as every day Londoners. With everything from stunning venues, lively entertainment and...

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Hush Mayfair Celebrates LFW With ‘Icons’ Menu

Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren and Coco Chanel. No, we’re not talking about powerful women but, instead, fabulous cocktails on Hush Mayfair’s new ‘Icons’ menu. The menu, specially curated to turn back time to the golden age of fashion, is inspired by London Fashion Week...

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XUXU
Openings & Launches

XU: The Next Restaurant From the BAO Team

Shing Tat Chung, Wai Ting Chung and Erchen Chang, aka the team from BAO are back. That alone should be enough to get you excited. We’ll tell you more though. They’re back with a new Taiwanese restaurant and bar XU and it’s opening this spring. Opening on Rupert Street on the edge of China...

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