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Chelsea FC Announces the Relaunch of its Popular Sports Bar and Restaurant

180614 Chelsea Football Club: Frankies Restaurant Refurbishment

Chelsea Football Club, located at Stamford Bridge on the Fulham Road, has announced the relaunch of its popular sports bar and restaurant under its new name, Frankie’s Sports Bar & Grill. The restaurant, which opened to the public on 14 June 2018, serves a new menu specialising in steaks cooked on a chargrill; as well as main plates such as BBQ...

Sticks ‘N’ Sushi Restaurant Review.

sticks n sushi

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...

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...

Review: Zen Sai Bar and Restaurant @Zensaibar

The little side road of Inverness Street is quickly becoming a corner for classy eateries of Camden and the Zen Sai Bar and Restaurant fits in quite well. The small, two-level location boasts signature bespoke cocktails, Malaysian and Indian fusion dishes, small sharing plates, bespoke cocktail happy hour and DJs or live music late in to the night. The bar’s...

Namaaste Kitchen (Camden) celebrates it’s 5th birthday

namaaste kitchen

Namaaste Kitchen in Camden one of our hidden gem restaurants recently celebrated it's 5th Birthday where the mayor of Camden attended with a guest alongside MP Keir Starmer. The photo below sees the cake cutting from the 5th birthday party with The Mayor of Camden Councillor Larraine Revah, Keir Starmer MP and Owner and Chef Patron Sabbir Karim with his wife.The second is...

***Reader Offer*** Free Fizz at Lancaster London

Lancaster London would like to offer readers a free glass of fizz when they book Afternoon Tea until 30 June 2015. Readers just need to quote ‘Luxe’ when booking or on arrival at the hotel to receive this special deal.Guest can enjoy a free glass of fizz with Lancaster London’s new fun yet traditional Afternoon Tea, with nostalgic candy...

Hidden Gem – Namaste Kitchen (Camden) Review

namaste kitchen venue photo

I had the pleasure of dinning at one of Camden's hidden gems, the Namaste Kitchen. Looking in from the outside, you could easily walk past this restaurant many a times without even noticing it's there. It subdued exterior has no reflection on the interior or the amazing food on offer at the Namaste Kitchen.Comfortable seating, ambient lighting that's slightly romantic...

REVIEW: HUNter 486 at The Arch hotel

The problem with London is that you often end up paying a small fortune for a nice setting in a posh location and feeling cheated so when someone suggested HUNter 486 at The Arch hotel it was with a certain amount of skepticism we went for a visit. Firstly this is a beautiful, peaceful and luxurious setting, that is unarguable....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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

M Raw Vegetarian Dishes

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...

Le Cordon Bleu High Tea

As I sat down at the table immaculately set with a crisp white table cloth and classic white china I suddenly felt the desire to don evening gloves and discuss the shortcomings of my butler, Jeeves. Le Cordon Blue’s High Tea at the Mandeville Hotel is the showcase of the Diplôme de Patisserie graduates where these hard working chefs demonstrate...

Vegtoberfest is the UK’s first vegan Oktoberfest celebration taking place in Camden Town

Launching on Saturday 6th October at Camden’s exciting new venue Fest, Vegtoberfest is the UK's first vegan Oktoberfest celebration. The Bavarian-themed beer festival will couple the merry traditions of Oktoberfest with vegan-friendly beers, wines and street food.Oktoberfest is a beer festival first and foremost and Vegtoberfest is just that. Vegan-friendly Bavarian beers will sit alongside a handful of local...

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...

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...

All Star Lanes goes Stranger Things for Halloween

All Star Lanes goes Stranger Things for Halloween

All Star Lanes are launching a ‘Stranger Things’ themed menu this year for Halloween, their sci-fi theme will take over from October 10th to 4th November across all of their sites. To celebrate the hallowed season All Star Lanes are introducing a Halloween package available over the 10th Oct – 4th Nov this will include – Halloween burger, side, dessert shake, cocktail and a game...

Galvin HOP (Spitalfields) launch artisanal charcuterie & cheese bar

artisanal charcuterie and cheese bar

Galvin HOP Bistros & Bar, the trendy little sister of Michelin-starred La Chapelle located in Spitalfields, has just launched an artisanal charcuterie and cheese counter. Modelled on the fashionable bistros and bars of Paris and New York, Galvin HOP has re-invented for 2019 and the charcuterie revolution rolls on as the Galvin Brothers open a meat and cheese counter.The outstanding charcuterie board...

Grey Goose flavoured miniature set – The perfect stocking filler or secret santa

Grey Goose La Collection

The Grey Goose – La Collection is the perfect stocking filler... A gift of five beautiful miniature bottles in five different flavours: Cherry Noir, L'Orange, Original, Le Citron and La Poire. This is the perfect gift to delight any cocktail lover, and enable them to create elegant cocktails from the comfort of their home this festive season.The Grey Goose – La Collection is available to buy...

You simply must try the Lava Stone Wagyu Steaks at Sakagura

lava stone steak

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...

Introducing British favs Gordon’s Pink Spritz and Pimm’s Spritz

Summer is the season of Spritz and the huge trend of the typically Venetian-style aperitif has now seen us Brits show off our own take on the drink. Introducing British favs Gordon’s Pink Spritz and Pimm’s Spritz – all the flavour of our favourite drinks topped with a splash of prosecco to make it extra special. See the recipes and unique tasting notes below –...

New Brunch Menus – Five places in London to get brilliant brunch

ampersandhotel brunch

London isn’t short of places to go for a brilliant brunch but finding the best of the new brunch menus can be a challenge. From bottomless sushi to stunning Mediterranean platters, we’ve got it covered in our roundup of the top five best new brunch menus to try in London this month. Pacific, MayfairWhat? Bottomless modern Japanese food with an...

Macdonald Berystede: The place to relax and rejuvenate

Whether you're at work or studying as well as trying to make time to see friends and family the toils of life have a habit of taking its toll, so it's good to take a break from reality and relax and rejuvenate. I decided to  do that recently with a girl friend, so we hoped in a car to...