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Jazz and espresso martinis: we spent a night at The Basement

Jazz and espresso martinis: we spent a night at The Basement When my current squeeze and I first started dating, we had a movie night which included a watch of La La Land. As I sat there unashamedly perving on Ryan Gosling, we made a bet – that my chap wouldn’t be able to teach himself piano and learn the theme to La La Land to the level that Gosling... Read more >

The Heathcote and Star - London Pub Review

The Heathcote and Star - London Pub Review I spend most of my nights staring at the night’s sky and pondering life’s big questions (are we alone? How has no one fallen for my witty Bumble one-liners?). It’s something that runs in the family; with every meteor shower, my dad would take us to the farmer’s field up the road to watch... Read more >

One Of London's Best Pizzerias Will Open Its Third Location Next Month

One Of London's Best Pizzerias Will Open Its Third Location Next Month Ealing's most illustrious pizza place is making the jump to Central London next month as it opens its Fitzrovia. Santa Maria has already seen great success in both its original Ealing location, which opened in 2010, and its Fulham restaurant which followed in 2016, and this new venture is likely to... Read more >

Balham Peaks - London Pop Up Review

Balham Peaks - London Pop Up Review Despite a frightfully middle-class upbringing, I have, in fact, never been skiing. Due to the presence of a clumsy mother who would break a leg as soon as look at a slope, it was safer for the whole family that we stay off piste entirely. However, when I found out there was a winter pop up that... Read more >

A Lego bar pop up is coming to London - REPEAT: A Lego bar is coming to London!

A Lego bar pop up is coming to London - REPEAT: A Lego bar is coming to London! Imagine if the bartenders were Lego too... Do you remember when you were a kid and you used to spend hours building something magical, like a castle from a faraway land, or a Batmobile, or a tower so high it could touch the sky? Well, imagine that but you are an adult with a limitless supply of... Read more >

Hope & Anchor Brixton - London Bar Review

Hope & Anchor Brixton - London Bar Review It is a universally acknowledged truth that Londoners bloody love a beer garden. Come the summer, every square foot of outdoor space attached to a bar is taken up, while in the winter; even the chilliest of nights doesn’t put off a group that are happy to swaddle themselves in blankets and huddle... Read more >

New York Cocktail Bar To Open In London With Cocktails In Cans

New York Cocktail Bar To Open In London With Cocktails In Cans Leading American design company AvroKO Hospitality Group are set to open their first UK-based venue in the form of GENUINE Liquorette, a casual bar which serves cocktails in cans. The new bar will be a sister venue to the already established GENUINE Liquorette in New York and will join the group's... Read more >

Farzi Café Brings Its Experimental Indian Cuisine To London For The First Time

Farzi Café Brings Its Experimental Indian Cuisine To London For The First Time After opening seven successful eateries across India, and one in Dubai, Massive Restaurants' Farzi Café brand will be making its way to London. Famed for its highly original and gastronomic take on classic Indian food, the restaurant, located on the site of the Haymarket Prezzo, the restaurant... Read more >

Disrepute - London Bar Review

Disrepute - London Bar Review I love scandal. I mean, who doesn't? The celebrity section of my daily news app gets thumbed more frequently than…well, than I’d like to admit. And so in the month that saw the passing of Christine Keeler, the former model at the centre of the Profumo Affair, a sixties political scandal that... Read more >

Hackney Favourite Randy's Wing Bar are expanding to the City

Hackney Favourite Randy's Wing Bar are expanding to the City Using Norfolk-sourced, free-range chickens and American cooking methods and sauces, Randy's Wing Bar has quickly established itself as a Hackney must-visit. Now, founders Richard and Andy are opening a second venue in the City, near Aldgate. Expect the usual deliciousness which established their... Read more >

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