Olivia Cheves Olivia Cheves

Editorial Assistant at DesignMyNight. Loves mustard, hates mirrors, very bad at sitting still. @OliviacDMN

Believe The Hype: We Got The Goods At 1251

Believe The Hype: We Got The Goods At 1251

The interiors of 1251 are remarkably plain. Sparse and simple, it bears more similarity to a hospital waiting room than one of the most talked about spots on Upper Street, but this highly acclaimed endeavour from Whitstable-raised, Scottish-Vincentian chef James Cochran, is anything but plain. Boasting…

Tarantino Lends Inspiration  To This New Shoreditch Party Spot

Tarantino Lends Inspiration To This New Shoreditch Party Spot

Boasting colour-pop interiors and a PVC-covered bed (yeah, you heard me) Nikki's is the Shoreditch party bar your mother warned you about. The latest venture from the team that brought you underground throwback spot Blame Gloria and sweet-but-psycho cocktail enclave Tonight Joesphine, this new Hoxton…

The Club House Launches Its Cosy Winter Lodge

The Club House Launches Its Cosy Winter Lodge

Your cold-weather prayers have been answered by the quirky Christmas pop up at The Club House. Between cold winds, short daylight hours and the impending doom of Christmas shopping, it's going to take more than a fuzzy blanket and a lukewarm cup of mulled wine to get you through this season. Luckily…

Leeds-based Brewers Open New Manchester Taproom

Leeds-based Brewers Open New Manchester Taproom

Taking over from Tariff Street's Kosmonaut, this new taproom and casual restaurant from Leeds-based brewers Northern Monk is bringing beers and British cuisine by the bucket. Boasting 16 keg lines and four cask lines, it's a haven for craft beer buffs looking for a spot to sit back and sip on some unique…

Manchester's Favourite Pizza Joint Is Coming To Castle Street

Manchester's Favourite Pizza Joint Is Coming To Castle Street

Having made a name for itself both at home and in the international Where To Eat Pizza Guide, Manchester's favourite pizzeria, Rudy's, is making its way west to Liverpool. The independent chain that already has two restaurants in their home city will be bringing chewy bases and delicious toppings toCastle…

1766 Bar & Kitchen Opens At The Old Vic

1766 Bar & Kitchen Opens At The Old Vic

Part of the Bristol Old Vic's impressive redevelopment, this gorgeous bar and eatery is set to be the theatre scene's new social hub. Boasting bright and spacious interiors, it's the food here that's the real draw. With a menu designed by head chef Coco Barone the dishes aim at seasonality and sociability…

Kongs Arcade Bar Is Coming To Victoria Square Later This Year

Kongs Arcade Bar Is Coming To Victoria Square Later This Year

Taking over the site of late-night cocktail spot Chameleon, this new Victoria Square bar is bringing a more childish charm to the area. A dedicated arcade bar and gaming hub, console-happy customers are in for a treat as the bar hosts 80s and 90s arcade classics alongside foosball and ping pong. But…

Actual Idris Elba Is Opening A Bar In Covent Garden

Actual Idris Elba Is Opening A Bar In Covent Garden

The rumours are true - actor, DJ and all-round chill dude, Idris Elba, is opening a bar in London. An all new venture from the celebrity and brothers Lee and Nicky Caulfield, this 60-seater bar will be bringing a taste of more tropical climes to the city. Boasting vibrant cocktails and delicious small…