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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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Cocktails in the City: Summer Edition

Having trouble choosing your drink-of-choice this summer? G&T at Mr. Fogg’s? Vodka at Harvey Nics? Champagne at the Ritz? The list is endless, but, fear no more.  Cocktails in the City is back and this time it’s the al fresco version. The pop up event taking place in July will be...

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A dirty laundry night

A chance to air your confessions, wash away your dirty secrets and still enjoy a booze-filled night of cocktails? London’s new and most exciting night can offer this guilt free. Pop-up legend Meredith O’Shaughnessy has created ‘A Dirty Laundry Night’ in Fitzrovia for five nights only. She...

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5 Places You Have to Visit In London Fields

Although the weather hasn’t quite been living up to it, we’re half way through June and the English summer is here… sort of. And one of The Handbook’s favourite places to enjoy the sunshine (when it peeks through the cloud) is East London hot spot, London Fields. So to tempt you to venture...

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The Alice In Wonderland Bar Launches

There aren’t many people in the world who are cooler than the awesome, straight up gangsta that is Gwen Stefani. Gwen likes ‘Alice In Wonderland.’ In fact, she likes it so much that she based her ‘What You Waiting For?’ video around the book. Therefore, by The Handbook’s questionable...

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Cellar Fest at Source Battersea

South-West London’s most exciting basement bar, Source Battersea, has teamed up with The Vintner to open its doors to host Cellar Fest for one night only. So if you are looking for a fun and booze-fuelled night, look no further. Join other young bright sparks of London to embark on a night...

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Sipsmith Gin Sipping Garden Party

Want to take advantage of London’s sunny weather before the inevitable rain brings us all back to reality? Of course you do, well if you want something a little more than parks then the solution lies in the centre of town, just metres from Piccadilly, where cocktails and picnic-style food...

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8 of London’s Best Hotel Restaurants

As a cosmopolitan tourist destination, London is blessed with a variety of world class hotels and restaurants. Some bright sparks have managed to combine the two, creating some of London’s finest culinary delights! Here are The Handbook’s Top 8 Hotel Restaurants.

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Top 5 London Food Festivals

When it comes to festivals, England is up there as one of the best places, actually no we may be bias but we’re going to say we have the best festivals. And we’re not just talking music, oh no England and London in particular has some pretty impressive food festivals. From fancy dress and urban...

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5 of London’s Best Gin Bars

Gin, it’s been the drink of the moment for much more than a moment. And it’s the classic G&T that seems to be the tipple of choice, especially in the lead up to a big British summer and World Gin Day is this Sunday, so we thought we’d round up our favourite bars in the capital that...

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8 of the Best Summer Pop-Ups in London

Pop-ups are perfect for summer. Since the weather’s good, you want to be out as much as possible, so it makes sense that we suddenly need more bars, hang-outs and socials in which to while the long days and sultry nights away. Luckily London has an amazing selection of pop-ups – here are eight...

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