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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...

Review: Cocotte the French farm to table chicken rotisserie in Hoxton Square

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On a recent visit to Hoxton Square, we discovered a beautiful little restaurant by the name of Cocotte. In true Flavourmag fashion, we simply had to pop in a taste the delights on offer. Cocotte is a French farm to table chicken rotisserie offering healthy, delicious homemade dishes made from fresh, farm-grown ingredients.Staying true to its French heritage, all their free-range chickens...

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...

L’oscar’s new summer menu at The Baptist Grill

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L’oscar’s The Baptist Grill has launched a new summer menu, focussing on fresh and seasonal ingredients. Under the guidance of Head Chef Tony Fleming, The Baptist Grill will serve new starters such as Seared Scallops with guanciale, fennel, basil and strawberry vinaigrette and the delightful Herb Farfalle with trombetta courgettes, Chilcot goat’s cheese and marjoram.The Baptist Grill’s signature Vegetable Pithivier dish has also been given a seasonal...

You simply must try the Lava Stone Wagyu Steaks at Sakagura

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SAKAGURA - London’s much-loved Japanese restaurant and bar on Heddon Street has launched a new Ishiyaki Stone Steak menu, presented to guests on a hot lava stone grilling plate, allowing diners to grill their meat just the way they like it with a Japanese Ishiyaki style twist. The launch of the Ishiyaki Stone Steak forms part of a brand new...

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...

Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel has just added a Vegan menu to their brunch concept – The Unexpected Breakfast

Ushuaia Ibiza Unexpected Breakfast

The Unexpected Breakfast for 2019 - the popular brunch concept at Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel, has just added new vegan and healthy sections. The offering adds new and refreshed food stations for summer 2019, adding more healthy options and vegan dishes for party-goers looking to recover from the night before, or fuel up for the day ahead.A new vegan food station will...

The Grand Expedition, a new immersive dining experience from Gingerline

The Grand Expedition, a new immersive dining experience from Gingerline

Brace yourselves for a five-course meal, dance, poetry, projections and stunning animations with The Grand Expedition's new immersive dining experience from Gingerline. Once guests have stepped into the theatrical set, fashioned into a fantastical landscape among the clouds, they are sworn to secrecy and urged not to post photos online as they are taken on an incredible, edible journey.The Grand Expedition is...

Korean BBQ comes to Bethnal Green East London

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For those of you that live in the Bethnal Green or Shoreditch area, you can now experience and taste fantastic Yan Ji Korean Barbecue only a stone throw away from home. For those of you that don't live anywhere near Bethnal Green or Shoreditch, you can still pop down and give it a try (you won't regret it).It's time to...

Celebrate Pride in London on July 6th with a Pride and Prosecco Beach Party at Bucket

Pride and Prosecco Party at Bucket

Bucket is having a beach party! To celebrate Pride in London on July 6th and raise money for a great young charity, Westbourne Grove’s favourite beach-vibe seafood restaurant Bucket will be closing its doors to the public and kicking off the summer with a glass of Prosecco DOC, the sparkliest of Italian libations. From 6pm-1am Bucket will be home to summery...

Caffè Cinquanta brings masterful pasta and Italian dining to Baker Street

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The Good Food Society has launched a brand new Italian restaurant in the heart of Baker Street – Caffè Cinquanta. With a focus on seasonal pasta dishes and classic cocktails, guests will be spoilt for choice! Alongside daily specials, signature dishes include Rigatoni alla Carbonara, Spaghetti Pomodoro con la n’duja, Zucchini Trombetta and Carciofi e Fava. Boasting light, vintage-style décor and inviting interiors inspired by classic 1950s Italian restaurants, Caffè Cinquanta will soon become a firm favourite with tourists and locals...

RAW at M Victoria launches a new 100% vegetarian and gluten-free menu

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On the 7th June 2019, RAW restaurant in M Victoria is launching a new vegetarian and gluten-free menu. Usually renowned for their hearty steaks, the new menu is a decidedly lighter offering, giving a healthier dining option for guests and is a fresh alternative to the richer, steak heavy a la carte and wagyu tasting menus served in the main restaurant...

Burberry has launched its Classic Afternoon Tea at its all-day café Thomas’s

Burberry has launched its Classic Afternoon Tea

It's time to get yourself down to Burberry's flagship store on 121 Regent Street and enjoy its Classic Afternoon Tea at its all-day café Thomas’s. The Classic Afternoon Tea comprises a selection of sandwiches, scones and English cakes alongside a passionfruit and milk chocolate Burberry bar which features the house’s Monogram. The Monogram celebrates the house’s founder Thomas Burberry and its heritage through...

Christmas Drinks – Our Lust List of must have drinks for the festive period

Christmas Drinks Lust List

Tis the season, to drink and be merry... And that's why we have compiled a Christmas drinks lust list of must-have drinks for the festive period. Let's face it, there's no point doing Dry-January without making the most of December right? It's Christmas, it's that one time of year, you can drink and be merry with your family and your friends...

Rhythm & Brunch – Easter brunch specials at 100 Wardour Street

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Love Brunch? Looking for something fun and exciting to do in the daytime during the Easter holiday? Look no further than Rhythm & Brunch at 100 Wardour Street. 100 Wardour Street has Easter Brunch covered from Friday 19th April through to Sunday 20th April, which entails music, food, drinks and a whole heap of fun. Gather your mates and book...

Yauatcha City has launched its bespoke winter terrace

Yauatcha City winter terrace

Talisker has teamed up with Yauatcha City to create a bespoke winter terrace... Yauatcha City has launched its Winter Terrace with Isle of Skye whisky brand, Talisker, with the creation of a rugged winter snug featuring natural wood, faux fur blankets and throws for those looking to escape the harsh cold and warm up with a seasonal service in the...

Wild Rice & Mamasan restaurants opened in Soho

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Thai food has hit the streets of Soho last week in the form of new restaurants, Wild Rice and Mamasan. Wild Rice is the ground floor restaurant focusing the menu on small plates to share, showcasing traditional, bold and vibrant Thai flavours, paired with seasonal British ingredients to create reinventions of classic dishes. The underground basement casual concept is Mamasan,...

The Perfect Date Night… 100 Wardour Street – ‘Spotlight’ the new immersive live music and dining experience

Spotlight at 100 Wardour Street

100 Wardour Street has launched and brand new immersive live music and dining experience called Spotlight and it's the perfect date night. Every Thursday night during the month of May Spotlight will present live vocalists and musicians performing songs across a variety of genres and decades, while the venue serves up a unique and immersive live music and dining experience.Spotlight...

May Fair Kitchen – Mayfair glamour without the price tag

May Fair Kitchen Pistachio cake

The mention of Mayfair invokes thoughts of glitz, glamour and celebrities and I got a taste of all three on my recent visit to May Fair Kitchen which combines a warm atmosphere, upscale shared dining and reasonable prices with great service to boot. Arriving at May Fair Kitchen, which is located in the opulent May Fair Hotel near Green Park,...

Wanna see The real Wolf of Wall Street? Get tickets and go to M Victoria Street – Wednesday 8 May

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The real Wolf of Wall Street is hosting an intimate dinner at M Victoria Street on Wednesday 8th May at 6.30pm. Get your tickets now! Jordan Belfort aka the real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ will be in London for this one-off intimate dinner, where guests will sit down to a three-course dinner paired Californian wines and will have the opportunity to...

Margarita Rumble the bottomless festival returns to London & Manchester 5th May 2019

Margarita Rumble

Taking place at London Fields Arches on 5th May, Margarita Rumble is a bottomless festival that pits, top bars and mixologists against each other to find the UK’s best tequila cocktail. The festival is split into 2-hour sessions where guests can enjoy bottomless margaritas and vote on their all-time favourite once they’ve gone around each one!Entertainment will be provided by...

#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...

Visiting the pubs from the silver screen

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There are a number of pubs in the UK that have featured in a film. If you fancy ordering a pint at a watering hole from the silver screen, take a look through this guide of the UK’s best examples, courtesy of LPG gas tank supplier Flogas. The Beehive as The Horse & Groom Film: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the GalaxyIt was...

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...

The Play Brunch at Savage Garden – Spin the bottle & Jenga with delicious drinks and food

Savage Garden Brunch Torched Mackerel

Let the games commence. Have you heard that Savage Garden, London’s wildest rooftop bar, launched a brand new weekend brunch concept called the 'Play Brunch'? Savage Garden is one of London’s wildest sky-high destination, and together brings decadent décor, jaw-dropping views, dramatic cocktails and savage menus to Tower Hill.With favourite tipples and elements of play incorporated, the new brunch menu is...

X-Upper on Upper Street – Sausage is the new burger… Only better!

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A sausage revolution is set to sweep the streets of Islington in the new year, with the launch of X-Upper on Upper Street, 1st March. X-Upper is a brand-new concept centred around one of the most beloved products: The sausage. X-Upper will serve Europe’s finest gourmet sausages, curated by top-rated chefs into memorable recipes. The new restaurant, which is at 88 Upper Street,...