BACK TO Lifestyle

The Definitive Guide of Things to do and Events in London

a couple touching in front of Date Ideas in LondonDate Ideas in London
Culture

101 London Date Ideas: The Ultimate Guide to Dating in the City

That time of year is fast approaching. By that time of year, I am alluding to V Day, the big Valentines. The one day of the year when everyone is expected to be on a date. If you’re not in a relationship / marriage / convent and haven’t started cuffing then you need to get on that ASAP in order to find the one (or someone) for V Day. Once they are well and truly cuffed, you then need to work out where you’re going to go. That’s where we come in. We have devised the ultimate guide of date […]

Read more

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

18 Awesome Pop- Ups and Supper Clubs in October

We’re into the last quarter of the year and before we get stuck into Christmas there is still time for game menus, truffles, Diwali celebrations and as always, afternoon teas  – although this time they come with champagne fountains… Searcys 30 Pavilion Road What: Laurent Perrier Afternoon Tea Why: Guided by a charming Victorian butler (obviously not an actual Victorian butler, that would be crazy and impossible) the decadent afternoon tea will take place for two afternoons and will feature everything you’d expect: sandwiches, scones and cakes and things you wouldn’t, like a champagne fountain. Yes, a Laurent-Perrier champagne fountain […]

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

We’re Cock-A-Hoop About Cahoots Secret Immersive Birthday

In a land of underworld skullduggery, black market racketeering and spivvy good-for-nothings, life in post-war Britain may not seem too attractive. Unless you’re at Cahoots birthday party, in which case leave your ration-book at home, grab your demob suit and join in the chicanery going down at the illicit 1940s party. Cahoots is brought to us by the same people that created the worlds of Maggies, Bunga Bunga and Mr Fogg’s, immersive bars set in times and worlds far away yet instantly accessible. Founders Charlie Gilkes and Duncan Stirling have created in Cahoots an almost time-traveller ability to descend into […]

What to do This Weekend

What to do This Weekend: 29th September – 1st October

Not that we’re counting down the days (okay, we lied, we’re literally marking off the hours) but it’s very nearly the weekend! And it looks like it’ll be a cracker, too, with masses of events across the capital to keep you captivated. Whether you’re going to be diving into ball pits at Ballie Ballerson or treating your dog to a three course meal (yep, that really is a thing), this should be a packed weekend. Dickie’s Bar What: Cocktail Masterclass Why: London loves a cocktail and even more so with London Cocktail Week taking place next week. Don’t just drinks […]

Read more

Become An Insider

Want free instant access to secret locations, exclusive parties, the latest openings and much more!

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Godiva is Bringing an Immersive Chocolate Banquet to London… and It’s Completely Free

We’ve all heard Forrest Gump’s “life is like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get”. But never has this rung more true than it does now, because an immersive chocolate banquet was the last thing we expected. What was that, you ask? An immersive chocolate banquet. Because for the launch of its Masterpieces range in Sainsbury’s stores, luxury chocolatier Godiva is teaming up with immersive dining extraordinaire Gingerline to give lucky winners an evening of multi-sensorial dining, with three courses inspired by the Heart, the Shell and the Lion from the Masterpieces collection. But […]

Read more

Openings & Launches

West London’s First Ball Pit Bar Launches At Eclipse

Much has changed since our eight year old selves could merrily fling themselves into a large container of plastic balls, fearing no consequences. Luckily for you, the South Kensington Club Eclipse remembers these happy days too and has announced its plans to inject the fun back into adulthood with the launch of their brand new room, The BALLR. The BALLR Room will feature an array of live entertainment, as well as infamous cocktails and yep, you guessed it: West London’s first adult ball pit. Much like the ball pit of old, the BALLR room will still belong to the cool kids; Eclipse will be […]

Read more

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Raise A Glass To The Dead Rabbit

Bethnal Green is heading West! About 3,000 miles west, as New York’s hottest drinking den The Dead Rabbit arrives for one night only at Bethnal Green’s Sun Tavern. The takeover, part of London’s Cocktail Week, will see The Dead Rabbit’s beverage director Jillian Vose join The Sun for the one-off event where he’ll be curating a bespoke cocktail menu based around Ireland’s Slane Whiskey. The Sun Tavern has made a name for itself with its incredible whiskey collection, original cocktail menus and local microbrews (Handbook tip: head down on a Wednesday for ‘Whiskey Wednesdays’). They arrived in Bethnal Green, brought […]

Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Winter Feasting Returns With Pergola Paddington!

Pergola Paddington Central is returning this winter, with London’s premier drinking and dining extravaganza promising to be the season’s tastiest event. After a fantastic summer season, Pergola Paddington has equipped itself to host the crowds as the months get chillier, and is now fully winter-proofed – so you can enjoy the best food London has to offer, without sacrificing any of your extremities to the British winter. Hosting all the best independent eateries from across town, Pergola has transformed itself into an urban winter retreat, where you can while your winter hours away in comfort; the two floors have been […]

Read more

Great Guns Social
Restaurants, Pubs & Food

Championing New Chefs at Great Guns Social

Lamb lollipops, brioche French toast and caramelise chicken pastilla; the menu is kicking off at new restaurant Great Guns Social. Now while the name may spark off a heated debate in America, the reason this is called Great Guns, is after founder, Laura Gregory’s global content and music video company, Great Guns and just as that company champions up and coming talent, so will this new restaurant. By hosting a roster of exciting chefs, guided by celebrity chef Maria Elia, the menu will always be new and interesting and you have a reason to keep returning. First into the kitchen […]

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Grab The Bubbly, The Widow Series Returns

Veuve Clicquot literally translates as Widow Clicquot. Our Tricolore 3 textbooks might not have prepared us for such family tragedy, but Champagne marque Veuve Clicquot certainly doesn’t let us forget the straightened circumstances that mark the international brand’s beginnings. In 1805 the widowed Madame Clicquot, aged 27, took on her husband’s business interests, and unusually for the time, not only took control of the Champagne house but set the wheels in motion to ensure that Veuve became a worldwide success. Which brings us to The Widow Series. To celebrate the remarkable Madam Clicquot, Veuve Clicquot launched The Widow Series, a […]

Read more

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Europe’s Largest Mezcal Collection at The Bloomsbury Club Bar

Pass me a poncho and slip on a sombrero, because this is one Mexican extravaganza not to be missed. For London’s first Mezcal Week starting today, the Bloomsbury Club Bar is adding Europe’s largest collection of the agave-based liquor to its menu and transforming its space into a rustic Mezcaleria, complete with a twinkling garden adorned with agave greenery. Never tried Mezcal? It’s a relative of tequila, granted, but they differ in production technique and type of agave used. So now’s your chance to wave adios to that bottle of Jose Cuervo (you know, the one that gives you a […]

Read more

  • * a company email is required to download this file
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.