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Painted Black – Ella Canta celebrates Day of the Dead

Painted Black Ella Canta celebrates Day of the Dead

To celebrate Day of the Dead this November, chef Martha Ortiz has created the striking Painted Black menu, which will be available at her Park Lane Mexican restaurant, Ella Canta, from 1-17 November. The eight-course menu has a continuous line of black running through each dish and is accompanied by stunning cocktails such as the Lady in Black margarita.Furthermore, from 1–3 November both the...

‘Smiths’ of Smithfield new menu raises the steaks

50-day aged Bulls Head from Rare Breed, Colchester

'Smiths' of Smithfield is raising its steaks with a new menu that features 50-days aged 'Bull Head' prime cut. You'll also find fresh seafood started, spicy chicken mains and most excitingly of all, Smiths of Smithfield have introduced a 50-day aged Bulls Head under their big cuts options, served with chips and sauces.‘Smiths’ of Smithfield has long been the go-to...

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...

Barsmith Farringdon – The Bespoke Infused Cocktail Experience!

From the team that launched The Marylebone comes a brand new cocktail bar concept and a first for London. Barsmith is the brainchild of Ben Avigdori and Lawrence Santi, the duo behind The Marylebone Leisure Group which is becoming famous for its pubs & bars serving kick-arse infusion cocktails! Barsmith, at 18-20 St John Street, London EC1 opened at the...

Review: Bubbleology in Angel Islington

I visited Bubbleology for the first time last week and I had the opportunity to try their drinks. Bubbleology is unique and fun where customers can create their own tea. You can mix flavours up, starting from choosing a milk tea or fruit tea and then by customising your tea with bubbleology’s special flavoured jelly, popping boba and extra tapioca...

K West Hotel & Spa Review

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Hotel stay with a glitzy spa, Hells Yeah! Now that's what I'm talking about. Upon arriving at the K West Hotel and Spa located in Hammersmith, the first thing that took my eye was an unusual and beautifully lit exterior to the hotel. It seamed out of nowhere a glass box had popped up, with white flowing drapes and...

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...

Why BBQ Can Be Your Lockdown Health Food

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With summer just around the corner, most people would be dragging their barbeques out of the shed by now ready to fire up a feast. In fact, many may have dreamed of doing so already, what with the blessed cursed sunshine we’ve been witnessing from lockdown the last few weeks (thanks for that, British weather…).Yes, Covid-19 hasn’t so much as...

Bluebird Chelsea: A classic rediscovered

With it's cafe, courtyard, bar and restaurant, the newly decorated Bluebird could warrant a visit for every occasion; from birthday's to brunches, from dusk till dawn... we'll certainly be making our way through their food and drinks menu over the cosy winter months. With a recent refurbishment fuelled by designs featuring Sagrada & Celia Birtwell at the end of September, the refined...

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...

Roka: The Japanese Blockbuster of a Restaurant – Review

Have you ever read a restaurant review that consisted of only one paragraph? Well that was my initial thoughts on how to write this review for Roka (Canary Wharf), due to the simple fact that, YOU MUST EAT THERE. However no one wants to read one paragraph do they? No I suspect you want me to tell you about the amazing...

Turtle Bay Brixton Launch Secret Cocktail Menu for Christmas

Turtle Bay Secret Christmas Menu

Turtle Bay in Brixton is launching their Christmas "Secret Cocktail" menu launches on 19th November - get ready for a Caribbean Christmas! It’s all about serving up the magic of the Caribbean and Turtle Bay offers the ultimate alternative festive vibe with a Christmas that caters for celebrations of all sizes, durations and budgets.Secret Christmas Cocktail MenuA new collection of cocktails created especially for Christmas...

Review: Sleeperz the perfect place for a city break

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Whether you're visiting Cardiff for business or pleasure Sleeperz hotel is the perfect choice if you're looking for somewhere to stay. Having ventured to Wales for a staycation for a friend's birthday, Sleeperz impressed before I'd even walked through the door as it was only 2 minutes away from Cardiff Central train station.VITAL STATISTICS: This is a budget hotel with a stylish and modern...

Review: Pot and Grill (Stratford)

I love Caribbean food but strictly home cooked food-in other words I am damn picky a chef’s nightmare I assume. I have been to a few Caribbean restaurants and the last one left me scarred, battered and damn high because there was way too much sugar in every dish. The starter was sweet (it was meant to be savoury),...

M Restaurant in the Zig Zag Building – Review

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Just try to walk past the M without peeping inside, it's something you'd probably struggle to do with their eye- catching signs and their even more arresting array of wine and champagne collection on its street level, where M Wine store is housed. However set beneath the illuminating glow are two contrasting experiences, to the left the wickedly light and...

ONE LOVE Valentine’s menu at Turtle Bay (Brixton). Celebrate with your BF, GF, BFF or whoever you like

One Love at Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay in Brixton have just announced their glorious new Valentine's menu, and it's not just for lovers! It’s all about ONE LOVE - sharing great food with anyone you adore, from best friends to grandparents or whoever you like! It's launching on Bob Marley's birthday, so take a look at some of Bob's inspirational quotes below. One love, let’s get together and...

Thai Square Mansion House – Delightful Thai cuisine at amazing prices

Thai square mansion house

On a recent visit to the delightful Thai Square Mansion House, my friend and I enjoy a tsunami of dishes from the A La Carte menu. As you enter Thai Square, you'll see ornaments and lighting, candles on all the tables and a balanced mix of business and pleasure diners all in one place. Friendly staff great you with a...

Mister Lasagna’s Pasta & Prosecco Bottomless Brunch – Is this the most inexpensive bottomless brunches in London?

Pasta & Prosecco Bottomless Brunch

Mister Lasagna Soho has launched their Pasta & Prosecco Bottomless Brunch! The carbtastic, boozy menu is perfect for diners looking for something a little different in Soho. The three-course menu is priced at £25pp and includes 60 mins of unlimited bubbles! Guests can start their meal with a choice of either Sicilian Spaghetti Cake or Arancini (spinach or ham & cheese). For mains, you...

The perfect Valetine’s day dinners. Don’t miss out on these very special Valentine’s day menus

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Take a look at these exclusive Valentine’s options in London this year. From bespoke cocktails to tasting menus, these delighted options are perfect for celebrating with a loved one or best friend. Marvin Gaye Night at Quaglino'sQuaglino’s are hosting an exclusive night to celebrate iconic soul superstar Marvin Gaye on Sunday 17th February and I thought it might of interest to your readers/ audience....

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...

Everything Everything and Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes headline BrewDog’s First Beer Festival

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Metro Mayhem takes place on Saturday 10th November 2018. Brewery and pub chain BrewDog are holding their very own festival with some very special guests, Everything Everything and Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes are set to headline. Fans can enjoy up to 9 hours of beer, food and awesome live music before doors close at 11 pm.Frank Carter and The...

Review: Nipa Thai – Lancaster London

Arriving at the Lancaster in London the building itself was certainly grand inside. The Nipa Thai restaurant is located on the first floor. We were politely greeted at the reception and shown to our table, which was right by a large glass window with nice views of the area. I then had one of them moments where I sat down...

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...

Date night at the Big Easy in Canary Wharf.

The Big Easy in Canary Wharf the type of place where you can impress someone on a date night without breaking the bank. It's low-key and relaxed, quiet enough to have a romantic conversation over dinner, yet loud enough to keep your conversation between you and your guest and not the whole restaurant. Not pretentious in its approach, the Big Easy...

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...

Restaurant Review – Yauatcha

Currently celebrating its 10th birthday in the heart of London's trendy Soho is Yauatcha, a Michelin starred Chinese dim sum tea-house. Reaching 10 years as a restaurant in Londons uber-competitive restaurant scene is an achievment in itself and to celebrate Yauatcha have been holding a series of celebrations centred around four of its iconic offerings - the Chinese kitchen;...

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...

New Burger Alert: Gourmet Burger Kitchen launches the Prawn Star

GBK Prawn Star

GBK has a new summer special out now and it's called the Prawn Star. The Prawn Star is made up of a 6oz patty, two juicy wasabi tempura prawns, thousand island sauce, American cheese, smoked lettuce and pickled onion, all held together with a classic sesame seed bun."The Prawn Star burger is living proof that this summer, their famous patty’s and...

Alphabet (Islington) launches new bottomless brunch

alphabet launches new bottomless brunch

Alphabet, Upper Street’s newest cocktail bar and restaurant, brings its fresh take on bottomless brunch to Islington this Autumn. Launching on Saturday 22nd September, and available from 10am to 4pm every weekend thereafter, Alphabet’s brunch menu will include a range of Mediterranean influenced dishes, such as a full-English spiced up with merguez sausages or harissa eggs with mushroom, tomato and asparagus. The menu will...

REVIEW: Foxcroft and Ginger, Whitechapel

Foxcroft & Ginger Whitechapel

London is known for taking places known as 'cheap and cheerful' and turning them 'expensive and elitist' but the Whitechapel area on the edge of Shoreditch has escaped all these tags. The main high street of Mile End Road has escaped all these tags and managed to achieve a happy medium in 'affordable and amiable'. It's still easy to...