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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 […]

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Smooth Sundays: Live Jazz and a Roast

Perfectly pink beef, rich gravy, crisp roast potatoes, smooth… jazz music? OK we’re listening. Already a renowned destination for live music, Boisdale has everything from Soul Fridays to Latin Party Night, with Queen tributes and Suspiciously Elvis Unplugged in between. And, as well as spicing up your Friday night, they want to add a little soul to your Sunday lunchtime too with swinging classical jazz alongside a full Sunday roast, duck fat roast potatoes included. 18-hour slow roast rib of Aberdeenshire beef will compete with the live band to be crowned star of the show, and the three course lunch […]

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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 your life then have a look at the list below and if you are a mum then drop some hints by sending this to your children…

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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 D&D for a grown-up University-style ski trip, but a little bit more civilised. After a Friday night out and hungover Saturday brunch, a weekend spent in London basically flies by, so a long weekend spent in the Alps sounds like a great idea for some […]

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Where to Celebrate London Beer Week

LFW might be ending today, but you know what is still happening? LBW aka London Beer Week, a whole week devoted to lagers, ales and craft beers. Make sure you get hold of a LBW wristband (check out the website below) and head to these events, sorry in advance for any hangovers… Cheers!

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The Most Fashionable Afternoon Tea

London Fashion Week might be finishing today but that doesn’t mean that you have to stop being the sartorial don that you are…the streets are your catwalk and all that. And what isn’t finishing is The Montagu’s Haute -Tea which is running until March 31st. Combining food with all the other things we love, (food and art, food and sport etc) is one of our favourite things, so food and fashion is definitely up there. With a client list that includes the likes of Dita Von Teese, Kylie Minogue and Diana Ross, designer Antony Price has teamed up with The […]

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Best Bars to Celebrate National Margarita Day

Today is suddenly a whole lot better when you realise that it’s National Margarita Day! Whether you sip, slurp or shot yours, that first sip is to be savoured once you’ve survived the first day of the week. We have rounded up the best happy hours, masterclasses and most imaginative margaritas in town for you to celebrate this day appropriately.

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Finishing Touches at W London

As London Fashion Week takes over the capital, W Hotel in Soho will be transformed to your one stop shop for looking preened, poised and ready to take the FROW by storm. Aptly named Finishing Touches, the pop-up will run from the 19th to the 21st February and is packed with talks, classes and treatments. Adam Bennett aka the professional Pony Tailor will be making sure your hair is coiffed to perfection, NailsInc will be performing super-fast manicures with spray technology, Girl Meets Dress will be offering styling advice and In Your Dreams will host their lavish eye bar to […]

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The Wild West Comes East

North, South, East, West – we all have our little pocket of London we are most at home in, but now the West is coming to the East… Confused? Wild West-themed Django Bango is coming to Brick Lane; a full replica of a desert town, complete with hay bales, hog roast and copious amounts of liquor (although swigging from bottle is frowned upon…). A fully immersive experience, designed by a specialist events company, the town is suited to big gangs of Westerners who can hire a space in one of the houses or go one better and hire the full […]

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BAFTA Inspired Cocktails

Guess what day it is on Sunday? And here’s a clue we’re not talking about Valentine’s Day that would be too obvious.…. any ideas? Well, amongst the love hearts (or mourning veils depending on how you view the day), it’s also the BAFTAs – something we can all get on board with. Whilst we can’t get you to the BAFTAs what we can do is tell you what they’ll be drinking at the after parties and how you can drink it too. This year Grey Goose vodka have created the Grey Goose Film Awards Season Cocktail Collection, which will pay […]

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The Lido Cafe’s Kitchen Takeovers

To us, any mention of a lido brings back rose-tinted memories of sun drenched days when we were little, splashing around the local lido then sitting patiently on a picnic rug, wrapped in a towel and waiting to be served cocktail sausages and sandwiches with the crusts cut off. Those days may be long gone and any thought of stripping down to our swimmers at a moments notice is something we will put off until the mercury really calls for it, but what about a lido experience that doesn’t involve lycra – but does involve food? The Lido Cafe in […]

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