Dylan Franks

The man, the myth, the legend...

28-50 Marylebone Lane - London Restaurant Review

28-50 Marylebone Lane - London Restaurant Review

Having worked for DesignMyNight for some years, I have been able to do many reviews, with a variety of outcomes - but 28-50 Marylebone was a joyful dining experience with attentive, knowledgable staff and stand-out food. The Venue and Service The restaurant had floor to ceiling windows which pleasantly…

Darwin Brasserie at Sky Garden - London Restaurant Review

Darwin Brasserie at Sky Garden - London Restaurant Review

Located in the beautiful Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street - towering over the city, 36 floors up - Darwin is a stylish brasserie with a lot of responsibility on its shoulders; delivering food and drinks to match what is quite simply one of the most breath-taking spaces in London. The Venue Darwinis…

The Happenstance London - Restaurant Bar Review

The Happenstance London - Restaurant Bar Review

The Happenstance, the latest offering from the ever-popular Drake & Morgan group, who also own The Anthologist and The Folly, to name a few, is meant to represent “curiously good times and happy coincidences”.  Well it was no coincidence that I was heading down there, but I was really…

Londoners' Essential Survival Guide

Londoners' Essential Survival Guide

How many hours have you spent searching on the web trying to find the best job board for you? Or the best website to use to find your next home? Probably countless hours right? London is not a cheap city and we need all the help we can get. The people behind BrokeinLondon feel your pain. They have put…

Hillhead Book Club - Glasgow Bar Review

Hillhead Book Club - Glasgow Bar Review

Hillhead Book Club to many may sound like a straight-laced, head nodding night out but this book club has quite a few stories waiting to be told.  The Venue Housed in an old  Art-Deco styled cinema with paint peeling off the walls outside, friends may raise a few eyebrows as they follow you…

St John's Hill Fabulous Feast Festival

St John's Hill Fabulous Feast Festival

Monday 13th to Sunday 19th May heralds the return of Fabulous Feast to St Johns Hill in Battersea. The festival is a week-long celebration of local food and drink, where restaurants and bars along the road will be offering up a £15 menu showcasing their special dishes. The event was a great success…

A New Jewel For Mojito Fans

A New Jewel For Mojito Fans

The ever-increasing volume of new bars and clubs opening across London has sparked a wave of already established venues stepping up to the plate by changing certain aspects of their sites. Some will change menus, others will change their look, but some of the most impressive undertakings are when a venue…

James Arthur Live @ Shaka Zulu Gig

James Arthur Live @ Shaka Zulu Gig

X Factor fans look out! James Arthur is performing live at the glamorous London night club Shaka Zulu on Friday 21st Decemeber 2012.  James Arthur was the stand-out performer on the 2012 X-factor series and a deserved winner of the show. His performances earned rave reviews from industry experts…

Empire State of Mind New Years Eve 2012 Party

Empire State of Mind New Years Eve 2012 Party

Hosted and Managed by XclusiveTouch… A prize event on their annual calendar, the Empire State of Mind New Years Party is set to rock Holborn House this year! New York is the theme for the event, a city known for its food, fashion, music and most importantly incredible parties!On 31st December…

The Roof Gardens Halloween Ball

Halloween in London just got a lot more exciting with the announcement of The Roof Gardens Halloween Ball!  The Roof Gardens will be transformed for a night of ghoulish goings on with fancy dress, cocktails and dancing. Enter the tower of doom, hidden high up from the bright lights of Kensington…

Autumn - What's On 2013

So summer is out and the cold, dark winter days are ahead of us. For London's party set there is nothing to fear as there are plenty of exciting events and openings in London coming up. Next week sees London Cocktail Week 2012 rear its head, with a fun-filled week of cocktail drinking, bar hopping and…

Grace Bar and Restaurant - New Soho Launch

Grace Bar and Restaurant - New Soho Launch

Your prayers may have been answered with the opening of this exciting new bar and restaurant in Soho. Finding a venue in London that can deliver all the elements of a great night out is always a difficult task. Somewhere where you can kick things off with fresh drinks and a fulfilling dinner, a bar where…