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101 Date Ideas in London

You’ve probably ended up here after a curious Google of “date ideas in London” or “fabulous date ideas…!” You get the gist! Anyway, we’ve all been there, flicking through pages in frantic search of where to take your better half, and let’s face it, if...

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The Kensington: Art and Afternoon Tea

Here at The Handbook we aren’t even going to try and pretend we don’t love afternoon tea; like Bonnie and Clyde; Romeo and Juliet and Snoopy and Charlie Brown – it’s The Handbook and afternoon tea. Which is why when we heard the The Kensington hotel had launched not one, but two new tea...

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How to Live Like a Local in: Camden

Ah Camden, home of the late, great Amy Winehouse, the lock and the market, where you’re as likely to find a punky studded tartan miniskirt as you are deep fried Oreos. Cultures collide and the result? Mouthwatering street food, quirky bars and artisanal coffee shops, all in a few square miles.

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Slow-Cooked Dinner and Desserts by Fraise Sauvage

Think of the most beautiful dessert you’ve seen on Instagram and that’s the type of wonder that Fraise Sauvage create. Formerly the product of serious food envy but always seeming just a little bit out of reach for us mere mortals, now you can get your mitts on chocolate saucy pudding and tres...

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Bake Off’s Chetna Hosts Kitchen Takeover

We recently wrote a guide on the top 9 library bars, and we think we have another for the list. Aptly named LIBRARY, it’s a members club with bedrooms and a mezzanine bar with glass balcony area, armchairs and very well-stocked bookshelves. The concept is based around being more than just a...

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Eat the Movies: Cinema Supper Club

Ever drooled at a scene in a movie? Does the pasta Julia Roberts eats in the Italian part of Eat, Pray Love give you serious carb cravings? Bridget Jones have you reaching for the Ben & Jerry’s? We bring you news of an event that combines two of our favourite things: film and food. PECKish is...

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‘The Raw Chef’ Hosts Supper Club at Tiny Leaf

Food with the word ‘tiny’ associated to it wouldn’t normally sound that appealing but when the tiny in question is Tiny Leaf, the new organic, zero waste restaurant in Notting Hill, we’re all ears. Formerly associated with hippies in hot countries and people whose ovens have broken, raw...

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12 Classic Pies to Eat This British Pie Week

Who ate all the pies? Us, actually, but it’s British Pie Week this week so we think it’s completely acceptable. Crusty pasty has never been more enjoyable and it comes at the perfect time – January diets are forgotten and the concept of beach bodies still seems far enough away to be...

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Top Pop-Ups in March

London is known for its pop-ups, it’s just one of those things London does and does well. More than well really. From 80s themed office parties to learning about Champagne and gambling in 1921 here are 9 pop-ups you don’t want to miss this month! ...

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12 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Just a heads up: it’s Mother’s Day on Sunday, so you still just about have time to get that present sorted, book that table and get your card sent – you don’t want to be the child that forgets. If you’re in need of some inspiration of where to take the leading lady in...

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Bluebird Hits the Slopes

Walk down King’s Road on a freezing cold day and you may suddenly feel like you’re in a ski resort with the amount of Canada goose jackets and furry pom pom beanies on show. Favourite Chelsea haunt Bluebird is hitting the slopes of Val d’Isere for the second time as they team up with Club...

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