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London Restaurant Review: Steam & Rye

I'm always excited by a new restaurant opening, especially one   We went to sample the newly opened prohibition style, Steam and Rye in the City. A beautiful, charlston dressed host showed us through a packed bar to our table.  It is Christmas party season and at 9pm it's in full swing, with a trio of 1920s style singers on stage. the...

Review: Bath Spa the perfect place for a romantic getaway

Spending Valentines Day on an open top roof thermae spa with the one you love to revitalise, radiate and relax you both sounds like the perfect way to spend the most romantic day of the year to me. My boyfriend and I headed to the Bath's famous Thermae spa to experience the Twilight Package, which provides the opportunity to make use...

10 Reasons to visit Everyman Cinema (Canary Wharf)

I could describe the Everyman Cinema in Canary Wharf in one word, 'WOW', and I can easily end this article right now by simply saying, 'YOU MUST GO TO THIS CINEMA'. But a one paragraphed article wouldn't be fair to the time and effort put in place to make Everyman Cinema my new home for films. Let me instead break it down...

Sophisticated, intimate and relaxing atmosphere. Welcome to Boisdales in Canary Wharf

Its hard to find a perfectly romantic and sophisticated restaurant thats also relaxed and intimate enough to have an enjoyable yet unique evening. Boisdales however, does just that. With the live music from Jordan marsh's rockin' three. 'Blame it on the boogie.' The rich red walls and a view of neighbouring Canary Wharf's highrise buildings. Boisdales offers the opportunity...

Restaurant Review – Mamounia Lounge: A Middle Easten Gem In the Heart of Mayfair

Along the affluent Curzon Street in Mayfair lies one of London's many Middle-Eastern haunts, Mamounia Lounge. Middle-Eastern cuisine is becoming increasingly popular amongst British diners demanding deliciously seasoned delights such as Hummus, Falafel and Baklawa so on Saturday I went to see what all the fuss is about! Upon approaching Mamounia Lounge in Mayfair you are greeted by the...

Review: LIMBO

Somewhere between rapture and damnation lies the world of LIMBO. A fantastical cosmos of fire eating, gravity defying chaos which beckons you inside with a lustful grin. LIMBO is a unique blend of circus, gig and general jaw dropping antics which leave the audience riveted and slightly perturbed. Watching supposed human beings bend themselves in half, scamper up poles and...

REVIEW – Sarastro Restaurant in Drury Lane

In our search to find the idea date location we thought we'd check out one of Central London's querkist restaurants. Sarastro in Drury Lane sits in the heart of London's theatre Land and has embraced its location fully. It's a Turkish restaurant and captures this theme with a setting taken straight from Arabian Nights. Velvet table clothes and gilt furniture gives...

Sightseeing like the stars: Places to Visit Based on Films

los angeles film sets

Whether it’s a weekend break in a European city or a week on a tropical beach, travelling is always a good idea. Beautiful scenery, mouth-watering cuisine and gorgeous weather are good enough reasons to jet off into the sunset with your suitcase, but figuring out where to go can be a different matter altogether. So if you’re in need of...

Turtle Bay Ealing is Now Open @turtlebayuk

Ealing’s new Caribbean restaurant - let the carnival commence! Its all about rum, reggae and jerk this Autumn... Turtle Bay Caribbean restaurant and bar is now open in Ealing bringing a brand new, loud, proud and authentic Caribbean dining and drinking experience to West London. 

The opening was celebrated in style with a glitzy launch party on Thursday 2nd October, which...

Adults Only – Nobu Hotel Marbella opens 29th March. A sophisticated playground exclusively for grown-ups

Nobu Marbella - Adults only

The brand new Adults Only Nobu Hotel Marbella is opening on the 29th of March 2018 and we can bet this is undoubtedly the sexiest European hotel launch this year. Exquisite design, on-point amenities and VIP access to the most exclusive restaurant and nightclub in Marbella, the 81 guestroom Nobu Hotel Marbella, a member of the globally recognised Small Luxury...

British Airways, EasyJet & TUI now flying to Istria, Croatia (the Croatian Tuscany) a hot new destination

British airways, easyjet, TUI now fling to istria croatia

This summer, British Airways will celebrate its first full season flying to Pula Airport, Istria direct from London Heathrow. With increased demand for flights across the UK, other airlines such as Easy Jet and TUI Airways are also operating weekly direct flights to the hot new destination. Often referred to as the Croatian Tuscany, this stunning peninsula continues to make a...

11-17 year olds can drive a Jaguar F-TYPE sports car or F-PACE SUV on Jaguars driving programme

Jaguar First driving experience

If you are under 18 and dying to start driving, your prayers have been answered as  Jaguar has created the ultimate young driver experience allowing 11-17 year-olds to get behind the wheel of an F-TYPE four-cylinder sports car, capable of 0-60mph in 5.4 seconds. The Jaguar First programme has been updated and they have added to the Jaguar F-TYPE sports car and...

Release your inner Lara Croft at the ‘Tomb Raider’ Escape experience

To celebrate the March 15th release of the action-adventure epic TOMB RAIDER, Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures have created TOMB RAIDER: ESCAPE. A fantastic journey into the unknown that will push your limits and transport you into the film’s incredible world. You’ll discover your inner-Lara Croft and uncover the mysterious Tomb of the Mother of Death. Roar Uthaug, director of Tomb Raider, announces Tomb...

August at Underbelly Festival: Circa’s Peepshow, Black Cat Bohemia, Metta’s Little Mermaid, Piff & more

gals aloud at the underbelly

As the heatwave sizzles into August Underbelly Festival continues to provide London with summer thrills, with a new-look site and a spectacular programme of circus, drag, burlesque, variety and family entertainment all set in the glorious Paradiso Spiegeltent. Circa’s Peepshow has proved one of their most ambitious and astonishing yet, a virtuoso twist on the circus-cabaret format from some of the best acrobats in...

#Review: Flavourmag does a staycation in Leeds at the New Ellington

There's no better way to catch up with friends then to go on a staycation for a night of fun and luxury. My two best friends and I all live in three different cities and We have been meaning to plan a weekend away for some time but combining three busy ladies’ schedules had proven to be something of...

Bubba Gump Shrimp Makes Long Awaited London Debut!

The much-anticipated UK launch of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Restaurant in London has arrived and the USA’s favourite seafood restaurant group has opened its doors at London’s iconic Trocadero, in Leicester Square. Flavour Mag were invited down to the press launch last night where we got to sample some of the delicious food and cocktails which from now on...

Visiting Orlando? Take a look at this infographic of Orlando in numbers!

Orlando in Numbers – An Infographic

Orlando! Home of Jaws, animal experiences, theme parks and shopping! We've got this cool infographic from Ocean Holidays showcasing Orlando in numbers. The infographic shows a huge range of exciting reasons why you should visit Orlando, which you can see below, and we've picked three to tell you more about. To begin, Orlando is home to 11 world-class theme parks. Yes, I...

Upper 5th, Shoreditch’s New Sexy and Sophisticated Rooftop Bar

Upper 5th Shoreditch

This record-breaking summer looks set to stay, and what better way to relish the warm long evenings and bank holiday weekend than with a spell at Shoreditch’s hottest new rooftop bar; Upper 5th Shoreditch? Situated on the 5th floor of the newly-opened Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch and boasting unfiltered, panoramic views of the London skyline, the terrace brings a trendy New York City...

Restaurant Review – Dirty Bones

Quirky, loud and un-apologetically brash food spots are very popular in London right now; MeatLiquor, Bone Daddies et al pride themselves on serving London's cool crowd with delicious messy american dishes. Perhaps the last place you'd expect to find one of these haunts is in affluent Kensington - Dirty Bones, on Church Street is an experimental style restaurant and...

5 Best brunch parties you must attend

At Flavourmag, we love a good, boozy brunch, so we made it our mission to scour the fun-filled city of London for the best brunch experiences we could find. Who doesn’t love an excuse to get dressed up in the day, grab a gaggle of our favourite friends and head down to a snazzy venue to feast on fine foods,...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Weekend travels to Ibiza (Ushuaia) for its second edition

Ushuaia beach hotel

Top labels in Spanish fashion return to Ibiza this summer with the new resort collection being showcased on 25 May at Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel. Featuring a more comprehensive collection of labels with a greater number of catwalks and presentations from Spanish brands, as well as a guest international designer, the event will unite key members of the fashion industry...

Review – #flavourdates @the_snowcenter Indoor Skiing

It's a fact that entering into a relationship is a problem for your waistline. All the romantic dinners, wine, chocolates and other indulgences that go along with be being part of a couple cause us to gain upto two stone! In a bid to address this I wanted to find some fun and calorie burning activities you can try with...

Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House returns: August 9th – 22nd

Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House © James Bryant Photography

This year's stellar selection of films will be shown on London’s largest outdoor screen, presented in full surround sound and accompanied by DJ sets, exclusive onstage introductions from directors, cast and special guests. For the first time, Grey Goose will have a pop-up bar in the East Wing, plus there’s a delicious selection of craft cocktails and special Le Grand Fizz ice...

Cyprus – Aphrodite Hills Resort Tennis Academy: Get served at a 5* Tennis this summer

Aphrodite Hills

With summer in full swing and the Wimbledon Championships just around the corner on 2nd July, the whole world seems to be getting on court. This year, what better place to boost your backhand than in the Cypriot sunshine at the 5-star Aphrodite Hills Resort’s Tennis Academy, where leisure and luxury are perfectly matched. The Aphrodite Hills Resort Tennis Academy is one of...

Hakkasan Launch Brand New Seasonal Dim Sum Sundays Menu

This Autumn, Hakkasan Hanway Place will embrace the darker days and crisp weather with a brand new seasonal Dim Sum Sundays menu, offering a unique alternative to traditional Sunday lunch. From Sunday 26th October, when the clocks go back and the evenings are longer, the Michelin-starred restaurant will launch spicy cocktails to accompany the new Dim Sum Sundays menu, featuring...

Review of the Quantum of the Seas

When I found out I was going to get to stay on a massive cruise ship I was over the moon, even though I thought "isn't it going to be full of old people". After getting aboard this bad boy boat I realised my idea's of what a cruise ship was, is totally outdated. Did I have a great time? No!...

Review – Blue Harbour Health Club & Spa

A minutes walk from Imperial Wharf overground station within the picturesque Chelsea Harbour lies the Blue Harbour Health Club & Spa. The spa is part of the Chelsea Harbour Hotel which boasts the title of being the only five star all-suite hotel in London. The Health Club & Spa is home to a stunning 17 meter swimming pool, a...

Review: Manhattan Grill

I spent many years refusing to eat steak, because it was just too chewy. So I played it safe with chicken, and lamb, until one day I was persuaded to try my then boyfriend's steak, and it was great, little did I know the ins and outs of a great steak, how well its cooked, how long its been...

The NBA Crossover Cultural Exhibition makes its return to Westfield London Aug 10 – 12

NBA Star Steve Nash meets Tottenham Hotspur players Christian Eriksson and Victor Wanyama on 27th October 2016 in London, England

It's back and it's bigger and better than ever. Calling all NBA fans and enthusiasts, NBA Crossover, a cultural exhibition displaying the convergence of the NBA and popular culture is back August 10th - 12th at Westfield, London. Flavourmag is happy to announce that we are partnering with this event, which is a free exhibition and will feature appearances by a current or...

Hotel Within A Hotel: Santa Marina Beach Resort Opens Five-Star Pearl Wing

Santa Marina Beach Resort

Following extensive renovations, the impressive beachfront Santa Marina Beach Resort has announced the opening of the brand new ‘Pearl Wing’. Set apart from the hotel, every aspect of the Pearl Wing is 5-star with spacious rooms, luxury facilities and impeccable service. Santa Marina Beach Resort combines the very best of Mediterranean style in a vibrant and historical setting – Chania, Crete. A fashionable...

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