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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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What to do This Weekend

What’s Going On This Weekend? Friday 5th – Sunday 7th October

Here we go again, another weekend. Isn’t this a bizarre time of year? Treading water toward between summer and winter. And if the weather doesn’t know what to do with itself, at least you can. Here’s our suggestions of what to do this weekend.

Fashion & Beauty

Barbershop Quintet: 5 Of The Greatest Barbers In London

My regular haircut costs me £5 a pop, my barber and I don’t speak the same language and communicate in in charades and the haircut is pretty mediocre (don’t worry, he’s not going to read this). Turns out, there’s another way to do this. London has some of the best barbers...

Experiences & Pop-Ups

October’s Best Pop-Ups

Halloween; it’s the first word of most of our lips come October 1st, as we prowl the shops and world wide web looking for costumes that are going to rake in those likes. However, we’re here to shout about a whole lot more than just the ghost and ghoul filled day, as October sees pop-ups...

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Experiences & Pop-Ups

Is This The Sexiest Chinese Food In Town?

What: So while most of us might be used to eating Chinese food on our laps in front of the telly, high-end Chinese restaurant Park Chinois has a more luxurious idea of dinner and entertainment. Replace Chinese from your local take-away with Mayfair standard Asian cuisine and replace watching...

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What to do This Weekend

Don’t Miss These Weekend Belters: Friday 28th – Sunday 30th

It’s only the bloody weekend again! Yes, time has elapsed meaning that we’re staring down the barrel of two whole days (and an evening, if you count Friday) of time to fill with fun, food and flights of fancy. Which is where The Handbook comes in. Viva la weekend.

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Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Dante NYC Cocktail Bar Shakes up an Inferno

Quite a few noteworthy things have popped out from New York; from the Waldorf salad and teddy bears to the Tom Collins and pneumatic railway. It’s an innovative city and whenever anything New York City related steps in to any walk of life, we kinda know it’s going to be grandiose, big and...

Bars, Clubs & Drinks

Board Game Bars: Will You Take The Risk?

Feeling bored? Or are you feeling board? Here’s one for the players who love to go on nights out and play the game…You know, a bit of Cluedo here and there, maybe Twister if you’re feeling groovy. Yep, here are a round-up of London’s best places to play board games.

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Culture

Reasons to be Cheerful this Autumn

Whilst some might associate autumn with a glass half empty approach, what with it being the end of summer, heat waves, fond Love Island memories and all that jazz, others may take it in their stride, as a time to embrace the over-sized jumpers, don your best socks and wade through insta-perfect...

What to do This Weekend

Weekend wishlist: 21st – 23rd September

Happy weekend Handbookers! Yes, it’s only been a few short days (and getting shorter, have you noticed?), but the weekend is back upon us and with it no shortage of things to be getting up to. Here’s how you can indulge…...

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Culture

What’s up Zuck? We Met With Facebook and Here’s What We Found Out

We caught up with Stu Lerman, Head of Comms for Facebook EMEA, to shine some light on an at times grey area in the social media world.With figures showing Facebook now has 2.23 billion active monthly users, the platform has tried to move with the times, introducing various different incentives...

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