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Where To Drink Rum On World Rum Day

Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum (quick sidebar, that ‘yo ho ho’ business sounds familiar, do you think that Father Christmas was a pirate before he started santa-ing? Answers on a postcard…). But if, like me, you think rum is one of the best inventions ever (up there with the jet engine and the toaster) then you’ll be glad to know that we’re in Rum Month, the brainchild of rum makers Bacardi! So what better way to celebrate than a list of rummy places to head.   Trader Vic’s London Hyde Park Corner (0.3 miles) Why: I’m not […]

Rooftops and Terraces

Is This London’s Poshest Rooftop Bar?

There are a number of places that VVIPs head to when they jet into London; maybe it’s TV studios, rounds of interviews at the BBC, a quick gig at the O2, papped stumbling out of Mahiki or The Groucho. But regardless, there’s one constant: mega suites. You or I may think that a hotel’s luxurious when there’s posh soaps to steal, when there’s a bottle of bubbles waiting or when the adult channels aren’t disabled. No, a hotel room’s smart when it’s bigger than your house. When everything (except maybe the bed) is made from marble and you’ve a butler […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

15 Smokin’ BBQ Restaurants

With the sun looking like it’s here to stay for the foreseeable future, we’re living on the a very balanced diet of lettuce leaves because we need something refreshing and meat because sun = BBQ. We’ve rounded up 17 of our favourite BBQ joints in London, where you can feast on meat, cocktails and classic sides like mac’n’cheese and slaw:   The Big Red What: Ultimate Dive Bar Ribs Why: If you are a rib person, Big Red is your spot. The St. Louis ribs on the menu could rival any rack in the States, served with drunk beans and […]

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

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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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Is This The World’s Healthiest Restaurant? M RAW Arrives In London

When a restaurant has been awarded for serving up the best steak in the city, it’s a bit of a shock to the system to find they’ve now opened up a 100% vegetarian and gluten-free restaurant. Well, M Restaurants have done just so! Sister to the award-winning M Grill, RAW restaurant hopes to give diners a fresh alternative to the steak heavy a la carte and wagyu tasting menus – and it sounds bloody tasty! Tucked away within their M Victoria location, you’ll find RAW. The new nutritious menu champions the purity of natural ingredients and sustainability, through using organic […]

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Ever Wondered What Pikachu Would Taste Like?

I’ve tasted some pretty obscure meats in my time. Snake? Yep. Crocodile? Sure. Kangaroo? Of course. It’s like a Steve Irwin at a buffet round my place. But even the most exotic charcuterie can’t top this: I’ve never tasted a Pokémon. Well all that’s about to change as, for one night only, Pokébar will be grinding up loveable Pikachu into lean mincemeat and flinging his lifeless remains onto a flaming barbie. Thank you Pokebar Pop-Up, you’ve done the world a service ridding us of this perpetual Pokémon obsession, there’s probably a knighthood on the way. Get ready to Pika-chew! Oh, […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Posh Picnics: 15 Places Whacking Out The Wicker

Let’s face it, the jubilant thoughts surrounding a picnic after often quashed by the fact that you have to pack it yourself. The sandwiches always end up soggy, the ice always melts out of its packet – probably the reason the sandwiches get soggy – and a juice carton always bursts at some point or another. So, why not have a posh picnic? Let someone else do it for you (for the tune of £1000 if you’re Corrigan’s in Mayfair). And embrace the sunnier climes whilst they last! So, treat yourself! Pop some fizz open at one of London’s various […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Red Sky At Night, Diners’ Delight: 9 Stunning Sunset Restaurants

London does sunset really well. Like, really well. Think Monet’s Houses of Parliament, or The Fighting Temeraire by Turner. And in a glass and concrete city so at odds with the natural environment it’s the one thing that connects us back to nature, tying us to the universe and a beauty...

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Reviews

Veggies, Listen Up! There’s A New Bottomless Brunch In Town

When you get to spend one of the summer’s warmest Sunday afternoons (this year!) sipping on unlimited Bellini’s, you know you’re in for a good’un. Which is exactly how I spent last Sunday, piling up my plate with over 40 veggie dishes, and briskly knocking back as many Bellini’s as possible without a care in the world… And, oh boy, was it a treat! Thanks to tibits’ new bottomless brunch marking itself a permanent fixture on the weekend menu, Londoner’s too can dive head first into the Bellini’s and Prosecco, yippee! Arriving a little late for our table after soaking up […]

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

The Rooftop Bar That’s Hidden Up A Secret Staircase!

Up a secret Brixton staircase there’s something very exciting going on. Hidden far above Brixton Market an army of workmen are currently putting the finishing touches to London’s latest rooftop in a never-before-seen spot right in the heart of one of London’s coolest spots. From the people that brought us Pergola and The Prince, welcome to Lost In Brixton. Lost In Brixton sits on the roof of the iconic Brixton Market, and it’s going to be one of the biggest openings of summer. So far we’ve only seen renders (check out the guy on the left, with the beard!) but […]

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

9 Of The Best South American Restaurants In London

Got the winter blues? Haven’t we all! After months and months of grey darkness, we’re all craving a bit of colour in our lives. And where better to start than with your dinner? Say goodbye to winter stodge – here are seven of the best South American restaurants, with enough spice and flavour to kick you back into life:

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Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Surf ‘n’ Turf Your Way To The Coal Shed For Their Brand-New Brunch

Whilst you probably never expected in your lifetime that you’d be eating in a coal shed, this one is about to change the game entirely! Ladies, gents, The Coal Shed is the rustic babe of a restaurant you need on your doorstep, something we knew as soon as we saw the reluctant to compliment Financial Times magazine describing the Brighton outpost as “having done well for itself.” In fact, the turn of the century saw very little in the way of eateries around the London Bridge area but, ever since, a culinary growth has seen the food culture positively booming […]

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