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Ping Pong: Review

Last week The Handbook headed over to Ping Pong at South Bank for a little bit of midweek dim sum. Arriving early on Wednesday evening the restaurant was already packed, to the point where it was almost hard to hear each other (a testament to the delicious dim sum and also their South Bank...

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Mamounia Lounge: Review

Last week The Handbook headed over to Curzon Street in Mayfair to Mamounia Lounge, the second Mamounia (the first being in Knightsbridge) to try out their Middle Eastern cuisine. Going on first impressions had we not known about the restaurant below we would have probably kept walking passed it.

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Mamounia Lounge: Review

Last week The Handbook headed over to Curzon Street in Mayfair to Mamounia Lounge, the second Mamounia (the first being in Knightsbridge) to try out their Middle Eastern cuisine. Going on first impressions had we not known about the restaurant below we would have probably kept walking passed it.

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Charm School comes to The Cadogan Hotel: Review

This week The Handbook went down to the Cadogan Hotel on Sloane Street to take part in Charm School. Run by the Mistress of Manners, Dana, Charm School’s aim is to make sure we all know the correct etiquette when it comes to social situations and modern life.Tuesdays for us normally...

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Snowflake Luxury Gelato: Review

Last night having found ourselves in Soho, The Handbook decided to defy the cold weather and head to Snowflake for gelato. Having opened at the end of September it is the second boutique, the first having opened in Bayswater. It was all very sleek, minimal with white walls, counters and tables...

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Snowflake Luxury Gelato: Review

Last night having found ourselves in Soho, The Handbook decided to defy the cold weather and head to Snowflake for gelato. Having opened at the end of September it is the second boutique, the first having opened in Bayswater. It was all very sleek, minimal with white walls, counters and tables...

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The Bull Hotel Review

The Bull in Wrotham, Kent, is a hotel, restaurant and bar that has been around for over six hundred years. It has undergone extensive work to restore its former 14th century glory including exposing the oak beams, the inglenook fireplace and even the war time victory stamps on the ceiling of the...

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12 Days of Christmas Afternoon Tea at the InterContinental Park Lane

The InterContinental Park Lane has just launched its new Christmas afternoon tea and The Handbook chose a suitably cold and wintery afternoon to go and curl up in the Wellington Lounge and check it out.Firstly  the term ‘sink into a chair’ has never been more relevant than in...

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Review: Est. India

On Saturday evening, The Handbook made a trip South of the river to review Est. India, a newly opened Indian restaurant in Southwark.The décor was fairly standard: minimal and neutral, but modern and clean. When we arrived at 7pm, the restaurant was pretty empty, although it had filled...

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Review: Est. India

On Saturday evening, The Handbook made a trip South of the river to review Est. India, a newly opened Indian restaurant in Southwark.The décor was fairly standard: minimal and neutral, but modern and clean. When we arrived at 7pm, the restaurant was pretty empty, although it had filled...

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