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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 – #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...

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...

Review – Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa

Donnington Spa, Newbury is set in the picturesque surroundings of the Berkshire countryside surrounded by beautiful hillsides. Just over an hour from London it has everything you could wish for and makes an ideal city get-away: 18m swimming pool, steam room, sauna, aromatherapy room and monsoon shower, a generous poolside lounge and relaxation area, including a sun terrace; seven...

Review: Fancy Crab, Marylebone

Review - Fancy Crab

Situated in Wigmore Street, just behind the world famous Selfridges, Fancy Crab brings the Arctic Ocean, Red King Crab the world's biggest and most famous crab to central London.The Red king crab is only found in cold and deep waters and unlike other seafood (shrimps and lobsters), it is impossible to keep the red king crab in an artificial environment.From...

Galvin at The Athenaeum serves up Wimbledon Afternoon Tea

GALVIN AT THE ATHENAEUM SERVE UP WIMBLEDON TEA

If jostling for a spot on Henman Hill isn’t your cup of tea, then Galvin at The Athenaeum is serving up the perfect Afternoon Tea to celebrate Wimbledon fever. The five-star Athenaeum Hotel and Residences have created a delicious and Instagram-worthy afternoon tea to celebrate the iconic tournament.The tennis-inspired spread includes Wimbledon Tube Station carrot cake, tennis ball salted caramel...

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...

Calling all Gin lovers… McQueen and The Violet Fog the revolutionary new gin has arrived

McQueen and the Violet Fog

A revolutionary new Gin called McQueen and The Violet Fog has arrived with its beautifully unique design, taste and provenance. McQueen and The Violet Fog is distilled and bottled in Jundiai, Brazil, featuring 21 different botanicals, at least six of which are found in no other gin.A true small-batch gin with a unique distillation technique McQueen is limited to 500litress per batch, using...

Restaurant Review: Kouzu Japanese Restaurant

Kouzu Restaurant serves up some top-notch Japanese food. Where do I even begin? Well first things first it's situated in Belgravia in a beautiful Grade 2 listed building, let me tell you this venue sure brings a touch of class to the table. The waitress who served us was every so helpful in helping me decide what to order and...

Steak lovers rejoice as Gaucho unveils new direction for its restaurants

Gaucho Canary Wharf

Martin Williams (of M Restaurants) has taken over the lead at Gaucho and the group has introduced a brand new menu along with Martin has big plans for the restaurants. The plan includes a series of exciting events with world-class chefs across the Gaucho sites. The Gaucho group will remain a destination for top-quality Argentinian steaks, while also drawing on contemporary, modern flavours and the...

Review – The World’s End Market

Generally I tend not to research the restaurants I am going to review, this avoids misconceptions as well as disappointment, so on arrival to World's End Market, I was taken aback when I initially thought it was a pub. While standing outside the entrance I actually had to take a quick look up and down the King's Road (Fulham) and double-check...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

GREY GOOSE host Halloween at Oriole bar – 31st October!

Oriolle London Cocktail Week

This Halloween for one night only, Grey Goose is excited to present “Maison Gothique” at Oriole bar, a seriously glam and spooky night of macabre and delicious Parisian decadence. As the evening draws darker, Grey Goose & Oriole will be offering some ghostly chic cocktails, the perfect sacrifice for witching hour. Grey Goose will unveil a selection of spooky serves:On arrival, ghoulish gals and ghastly...

Sticks ‘N’ Sushi Restaurant Review.

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I went to check out the chic new Sticks 'n' Sushi in the brand new Canary Wharf development at Cross Rail Place. So new and shiny! Owwwwwww. On first impressions, it looked like I was walking into a chic monochrome restaurant with a big black desk at the entrance and lots of sharp lines everywhere. Then I noticed lots of...

Trade, Shoreditch

When we went down to Trade on Commercial Street we had to poke around under scaffolding to find it and that's both a pity and sneakily useful, because it really is a hidden gem. While the building work is probably going on for a bit longer (on the floors above and quite quietly) the cafe itself is a finished masterpiece....

Shaka Zulu Restaurant Review

Shaka Zulu is a restaurant, bar and club situated in the heart of Camden serving exotic South African food. Walking through the doors I was hit by the feeling of wow!I mean picture the setting beautiful ornate carvings on every surface with rich mahogany wood and statues of Zulu warriors and animals, a vast yet intimate space with what...

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...

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...

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...

Turtle Bay Brixton’s New Menu Has Landed!

Turtle Bay Brixton's New Menu Has Landed! It's all about the Caribbean social - sharing plates, goat burgers, Callaloo, Vegan options and more! This is a menu that will unite the food tribes as it's all about ‘anything goes’, laid-back Caribbean eating and drinking. From strict vegans to the most carnivorous of meat lovers, from the adventurous food explorer to those who would like...

5 Ways to Make a Restaurant Menu Less Expensive and More Attractive

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When we visit a restaurant, we do not go there simply because we are hungry. In addition to delicious food, we want to enjoy a whole experience complete with nice décor, friendly staff, and pleasant background music. Such an experience always begins with a look at the menu. Consciously or not, the way in which dishes are presented on paper...

Food News: Michelin-Star Galvin brothers launch take away window for city lunchtime crowd

Galvin Take-away Chicken Roll

Michelin-star brother duo Chris and Jeff Galvin have introduced a takeaway window at their popular Spitalfields location, Galvin HOP. The new takeaway window will be serving the bustling city lunchtime crowd a perfectly crisp and delicious chicken roll together with a soft drink or beer for an easy £8.50. The lunchtime roll consists of a crispy buttermilk chicken thigh fried in...

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 the pubs from the silver screen

pubs from silver screen

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...

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...

Blanchette Brick Lane launches weekend brunch

Blanchette Brick does brunch

Blanchette Brick Lane, the shabby-chic East end bistro, has extended its popular menu to include a weekend brunch, served Saturday to Sunday from 11 am to 2:00 pm. Showcasing the restaurant’s signature French cuisine with a North African twist, Chef Director Tam Storrar has created a brunch menu that ranges from egg dishes to buttermilk pancakes with various toppings, boulangerie...