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We Review: Harvey Nichols’ First Vegan Menu

What: Harvey Nichols is moving with the times and offering vegan dishes in the form of limited edition 2 and 3 course vegan set menus. New? Brand spanking new, this is the first of its kind at the shopping retailer, only available 8th to 31st January 2018. Where? Fifth Floor Café, 109 – 125 Knightsbridge, SW1X 7RJ www.harveynichols.com On the menu: The menu is simple with 2 options each for the starters, mains and desserts; it’s a little experimental for their first try with options like vegan fish’n’chips (made with tofu) and an egg-free omelette (made with chickpeas). More usual dishes […]

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We Review: Tea at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square

What? The 1920s, a time of frivolity post-war, a time when England was recovering from First World War, a time when the likes of Cecil Beaton and Nancy Mitford were at the centre of London’s raucous party scene. It was also the time that the building that the Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square now resides in, was the headquarters for the Port of London Authority. Looking back at its history, the hotel team have now launched an afternoon tea and cocktail menu inspired ‘The Bright Young Things’ (the name given to the It crowd of the day). […]

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We Review: Le Petit Chef

What: Dinner Time Story is a quirky dining concept where a humorous, animated chef, brought to life by several projectors, takes guests on a multi-sensorial food experience called Le Petit Chef – In The Footsteps Of Marco Polo. New? Dinner Time Story had a hugely successful launch in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates before making it to London in October where it will run until the end of February, it is also in Berlin and Belgium, with expansion plans for China and Scandinavia. Where? From street view TT Liquor looks like a liquor store…and once inside this thinking does not […]

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We Review: Bhendi Bazaar at Cinnamon Bazaar

What: Cinnamon Bazaar (whose famous siblings are Cinnamon Kitchen and Cinnamon Club) has created a dining den serving a thali menu. The pop-up, Bhendi Bazaar, is a sexy hideaway suitable for no more than 12 people. New? With the mantra ‘always leave them wanting more’ in mind, Bhendi Bazaar is only available during December with its last day on NYE so move quickly if you want a piece of the (thali) pie. Where? Bhendi Bazaar can be found on Cinnamon Bazaar’s top floor. Cinnamon Bazaar, 28 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden WC2E 7JS www.cinnamon-bazaar.com On the menu: Thali is an Indian-style meal made […]

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We Review Perrier-Jouët Christmas Afternoon Tea

What? To celebrate Christmas and that joy everyone feels when you hear the sound of a cork being popped, Palm Court at The Langham has joined up with Perrier-Jouët has created an afternoon tea that pairs each course with a different glass of Champagne. New? Yes, the tea launched at the end of November and will be running until the 1st January 2018, so you’ll need to book quickly. Book it as a way to relax after what will most likely be an experience close to hell – Christmas shopping on Oxford Street, or do as we did and skip […]

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We Review: The Habit

What? A little cosy bistro with a lot to say. New? The Restaurant itself has been open for a while, and in light of their Brunch and Lunch menus doing so well, they are now launching their new dinner menu for Friday and Saturday evenings. Where? 60 Nunhead Lane, SE15 3QE, www.thehabitlondon.co.uk On the Menu: The Habit, has created quite the reputation as a fabulous place to stumble out of bed for some brunch or lunch. Now it is on the verge of breaking in to the dinner market. With a diverse range of dishes, many suitable for vegetarians such […]

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We Review: Canova Hall

What? Canova Hall has come to Brixton, turning what was once Le Bon Marche, Britiain’s first department store, into a new venue, whilst managing to keep the timeless feel of an old market canteen. New? …ish. It officially opened its doors on the 22nd August 2017. Three months later and it still has that new and excited buzz about it, with its happy crowds and waiters rushed off their feet. Where? 250 Ferndale Road, Brixton, Sw9 8BQ, www.canovahall.com On the Menu: Having imported their authentic wood oven all the way from Modena Italy, you can expect some exceptional pizzas that promise […]

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We Review Rooftop Restaurant: Il Tetto

What? Collaborating once more with renowned restaurateur, Des McDonald, Selfridges has opened their next rooftop restaurant, which this time is transporting diners to Italy, with a taste of traditional, rustic, neighbourhood restaurants. New? Relatively, it opened at the start of October, as one of Selfridges’ changing rooftop restaurants, it will be there for a year-long residency. Where?  On the roof of Selfridges (it has its own separate lift inside), you find it at  400 Oxford Street, W1A 1AB, www.iltetto.co.uk On the Menu: Overseen by Head Chef Luca Terraneo the menu is classically Italian. You’ll find pizzas from traditional pizza ovens with […]

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We Review Manetta’s Bar at Flemings Mayfair

What? Your latest haunt for drinks when  you need a little luxury. New? Yes and no…The bar was opened in the 1930’s as Manetta’s but after a while the bar lost its name and it rather faded into the background. However, with the refurbishment of Flemings and with the introduction of restaurant, Ormer Mayfair by Shaun Rankin, Manetta’s was brought back to life and even given its own entrance on Clarges Street. Where? Hidden away beneath Flemings Mayfair, this is your new secret ‘in-the-know’ bar in Mayfair: 39 Clarges Street, Mayfair, W1J 7EW, www.flemings-mayfair.co.uk On the Menu: Having drawn in a […]

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We Review: Vegan Street Food in Camden

What: So it turns out that Camden Market is much more than a thriving metropolis for overpriced goth wear, dubious looking drug alternatives and cheap fast food. Not only have their food stalls improved overall, from which they are part of 1000 plus stalls, but the vegan offerings are plentiful and varied. New? Hardly, Inverness Street in Camden Town started selling local foodstuffs from the beginning of the 20th century. It expanded in 1974 to include a small weekly crafts market that operated every Sunday near Camden Lock which then developed into a large complex of markets that over a […]

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