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Farmacy: The Vegan Restaurant Paving The Plant-Based Way

Vegans, listen up, because you’d be a buffoon not to tick this restaurant off your list. Quite literally a sanctuary for catering to all your plant based needs, Farmacy is the brainchild of Camilla Fayed opening in 2016 on Westbourne Grove between Notting Hill and Bayswater. The menu and concept was undeniably ahead of its game when it came about a few years ago, with a smorgasbord of seasonal, nutritional and sustainable flavours on offer. Fast forward a few years and there’s no doubting the restaurants consistent popularity, with diners filling tables that sit wrapped around the centrepiece bar. The restaurant really plays […]

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Here’s How to Get The Hottest Ticket of 2019

Unless you’ve been living under a metaphorical rock, you’ll know that the hottest ticket in town at the moment is the Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition at the V&A. You’ll also probably know that it is sold out. But we know how to get you into the exhibition, and it doesn’t involve dressing up as a V&A assistant. Instead, you can book into The May Fair Hotel any weekend up until the 14th July 2019 and not only receive a luxury stay but also two complimentary tickets to the exhibition. It’s the fashion equivalent of finding a Nando’s loyalty […]

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Where to Party Like It’s 1929

Since its opening in 1929, Quaglino’s has always been the place to see and be seen. It’s been London’s watering hole for A-listers, the arts set and royalty. Princess Diana snuck through the kitchens, a table was permanently reserved for Princess Margaret and it was the first public restaurant ever visited by a reigning monarch when the Queen and Prince Philip dined in 1956. Having survived both the recession of the early 1990s and 2000s it has continued to be the go-to place for partying, entertainment and no doubt side of scandalous behaviour. When smoking was in, everyone turned into […]

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Awesome Afternoon Teas

This New Afternoon Tea Celebrates London’s Icons

I’ve always been a fan of gherkins – I’ll eat them out of the jar if I’m given a fork. I understand though that gherkins belong to the same family as sprouts, Marmite and the Kardashians, they’re divisive. What about a chocolate gherkin though? More specifically The Gherkin (30 St Mary Axe, if we’re being pedantic) made from white chocolate filled with a dark chocolate ganache. I think that would be a yes from everyone. Why all the gherkin chat though? Well, following on from the success of their Tale As Old As Time afternoon tea, Town House at The […]

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Is It a VIVIctory For Centre Point’s New Restaurant?

Opening a new restaurant is stressful enough, opening a restaurant in an iconic building, well that adds a whole new level of pressure. There’s more hype, namely will the restaurant do justice to the building? Or have they left the building to do the talking with the restaurant being more of an afterthought to the architecture or the views? So, when caterers, rhubarb, announced they would be opening their next restaurant, VIVI, in Centre Point, it was received with anticipation. They’d be up against the likes of Aqua Shard, SUSHISAMBA and even one of their own, Sky Garden. Except they’re […]

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Farzi Café Is The New Indian Spicing Up Our Lives

London’s latest Indian, Farzi Café, has the full ability to present first impressions of grandeur, over-priced food and flashiness but it is, in fact, quite the opposite. The Indian import has finally landed in London, with venues already present across India and Dubai. Sitting proudly amongst theatreland, next to the Only Fools And Horses Musical, it’s blatant that this restaurant has landed itself a real whopper of a spot in central London, turning heads with its golden hued signage amidst a sea of concrete buildings. The restaurant offers two levels of dining alongside opulent colours of luxurious gold and emerald […]

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We’re Going Wild For This Soho Rice Restaurant

Famous amongst my colleagues for loving all things rice, I was zooming to this restaurant rocket-style. Wild Rice is Soho’s latest Thai edition, having opened up on the 18th of December last year. To be perfectly honest, as I guess I should be in a review, the name of the place – as the rice aficionado that I am – had me at hello. And so I went along to see if this aptly-named venue lived up to its tasty namesake. Brewer street certainly got lucky over Christmas as Both Wild Rice and Mamasan flung their doors open, both of […]

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There’s Nothing Tame About Wild Food Cafe’s Menu

A few crumpets away from committing carbicide, I was in desperate need of some vegetables. Enter Wild Food Cafe and their impressive plant-based menu.

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The Sinfully Good Holborn Restaurant That Everyone Is Talking About

Opening at the tail-end of last year, L’Oscar, Holborn’s new boutique hotel has been described as the hottest thing to have happened in the area recently and the jewel in the ornate crown is The Baptist Bar & Grill. Having heard good things, we headed over to see if the rumours were true. And we can say, we think they’re right. Here are the top reasons you need to add it to your London  restaurant bucket list. They’ve Given a Neglected London Building a New Purpose The hotel has made its home in a former Grade II-listed Baptist church, chances […]

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The Biggest Sticks ‘n’ Sushi Has Opened… And It’s Soy Good

The weather outside might be frightful, but what better place to hide than the brand new Sticks ‘n’ Sushi on the King’s Road? This trip to the Danish groups’ latest venue, which opened up in October, was literally a “come rain or shine” ordeal. Scarf wrapped around my eyes, posing as a really rather awful umbrella, I ran, sodden, into the restaurant, somewhat taken aback by the sheer luxe of it all. Did someone say sushi o’clock? Well, even if they hadn’t I was having my full endorsement of it, no questions asked. Despite having an abundance of restaurants in their […]

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Onima: Mayfair’s Sexiest New Addition

Mayfair is pretty magical around Christmas time, bright lights adorn the tops of buildings, a crispness lingers in the air and lining hidden-away streets lie post-work drinkers sipping on steaming mugs of mulled wine and munching on mince pies. My reason for visiting was to try out Onima, the latest addition to Mayfair’s sensational food scene. Bringing the spirit of Mykonos to London, the restaurant-cum-bar-cum-private members’ club, which lies snug inside what was once Cartier’s headquarters, allures you straight from the website to the lobby. Heavily based on sensory exploration, the venue and brainchild of founder Alexandros Andrianopoulos seeks to […]

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