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Le Calbar's barmen in pants are coming to The Zetter Townhouse

Le Calbar's barmen in pants are coming to The Zetter Townhouse Le Calbar's bartenders and their infamous pants are jetting over from Paris for a night at The Zetter Townhouse in Marylebone. With several award nominations under its belts, the Parisian bar Le Calbar has been creating quite a stir. It's not just their inventive cocktails that have tongues... Read more >

Drink magical potions with this Harry Potter-themed cocktail menu in Kings Cross

Drink magical potions with this Harry Potter-themed cocktail menu in Kings Cross You won't need the Marauder's Map to find these great Harry Potter-themed cocktails.   Can you believe it’s been twenty years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published? It’s safe to say the world has got a bit more magical since then, and it's about to... Read more >

There's a Thai cookalong in London with Singha beers and Andy Oliver at the helm

There's a Thai cookalong in London with Singha beers and Andy Oliver at the helm Andy Oliver demonstrates all things delicious at this Cactus Kitchens cookalong.  If anyone knows me, i'm a dab hand in the kitchen, and by dab hand, I mean mess. If you're as ruthless with rice as I am, you might want to try learning a few tricks and tips from a professional, and that's... Read more >

A new dumpling restaurant heads to the famous Centre Point building

A new dumpling restaurant heads to the famous Centre Point building London's Tottenham Court Road has seen quite the overhaul as of recent, and the investment continues in the shape of the new Centre Building. Alongside this new development comes a roster of restaurants, one of those being Taiwanese favourite Din Tai Fung. Bringing their globally ranking dumpling... Read more >

Are you ready for a cheese street in London?

Are you ready for a cheese street in London? Let cheese get the feta of you this September in London.  If you could take cheese on a plane with you, you would. You stash cheese in your bag. You've defended the honour of cheese in a bar fight. You've been known to pull out cheese from under the pillow before bed. You're walking down a... Read more >

Suvlaki Brick Lane - London Restaurant Review

Suvlaki Brick Lane - London Restaurant Review Having visited the Suvlaki flagship in Soho previously and loved it, I was eager to try their new sister restaurant on Brick Lane. So, on a cool Thursday evening, I wandered over from Liverpool Street Station in search of this new East London hangout. The Venue Turning right onto Brick Lane from... Read more >

Essence Cuisine - Vegan Restaurant Review

Essence Cuisine - Vegan Restaurant Review It probably didn’t take a lot of brainstorming for the owners behind Essence Cuisine to pick a location to open their new plant-based 100% vegan and raw restaurant. They hit jackpot with their tiny shop-cum-restaurant, sandwiched between the stereotypically cool ends of Old Street and... Read more >

Sophie's Soho to open in one of London's oldest cinemas

Sophie's Soho to open in one of London's oldest cinemas Sophie's Steakhouse and Bar has been a Chelsea stalwart for more than 10 years, and now the renowned restaurant is opening up in Soho. Taking over the former Moulin Cinema, the spot will be an all-day eatery that appeals to both hot-deskers and evening diners. In homage to its history, interiors... Read more >

Croquettes and cracking burgers: Nanny Bill's announce residency at Birthdays in Dalston

Croquettes and cracking burgers: Nanny Bill's announce residency at Birthdays in Dalston Who doesn't love a nanny? Darren Simpson loves a nanny, but not just any nanny, he's pretty fond of his Nanny Bill. Darren Simpson is so fond of his Nanny Bill that he not only based his food truck and business on celebrating her love for real food, he even named it after her. Kicking things off... Read more >

Calling all cake-loving creeps: there's a Halloween themed afternoon tea in London

Calling all cake-loving creeps: there's a Halloween themed afternoon tea in London Black bakes are afoot at this Halloween afternoon tea.  Consider yourself a dark and twisted soul? A deviant for all things delicious? Then don't be the creep that misses out on this cult-inspired afternoon tea in London. Celebrating 50 years in the business on the cusp of their £80... Read more >

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