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OXO Tower Bar Terrace Unveils Japanese-Inspired Roku Gin Terrace

Roku GIn Terrace

The House of Suntory has today announced the launch of a Japanese-inspired immersive gin garden on the OXO Tower Bar Terrace. Discerning drinkers will have the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive range of Roku gin cocktails overlooking the South Bank from Thursday 5 July until Thursday 30 August. What’s more, Japanese-inspired bar snacks that complement each drink have been specifically designed to enhance...

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...

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...

***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...

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: Dukes St James London Picnic!

Picnics are quintessentially British - be it in the country-side or in one of London's many beautiful parks tourists and locals alike still love to dine al fresco with friends and family. Now, with the help of Dukes Hotel picnics are bigger and better than ever! The award winning hotel are offering guests the opportunity to enjoy a picnic...

7 of the best rum cocktails to enjoy in the UK on National Rum Day

Bacardi rum - Carta Hopster - The Curtain serve

In celebration of National Rum Day on 16th August, BACARDÍ, the world’s most awarded rum brand, with more than 674 awards for quality, taste and innovation, has shared 7 of the best rum cocktails to enjoy in the UK. From Dandelyan in London to Candy Bar & Diner in Scotland, rum lovers can celebrate this National Rum Day in a variety of...

Caffè Cinquanta brings masterful pasta and Italian dining to Baker Street

caffe cinquanta

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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;...

World’s Best Bar The Broken Shaker to pop-up at Madison London for LCW 2018

Bobby at Madison

Award-winning The Broken Shaker has taken Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York by storm and now, for the first time, Miami’s tropical hotspot is bringing its eclectic spirit to London for an exclusive pop-up at Madison London from Tuesday 2nd October - Friday 5th October. Equipped with a bespoke drinks menu from Bobby Eldridge, The Broken Shaker’s very own...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New cocktail pop-up opening this September at the OXO Tower bar

OXO Tower Terrace

While the heatwave has apparently gone for good, Graham’s Port is hoping to bring a bit of sunny Porto to London with a month-long takeover of the OXO Tower bar and terrace from 3rd September – 30th September. The entire venue will be transformed into a slice of Portugal but, what’s more, Graham’s have worked with an expert mixologist to create a...

Review: The Blues Kitchen, Brixton

Blues kitchen Brixton

With its original venues in Camden and Shoreditch, The Blues Kitchen has already made a name for itself; boasting classic Barbecue dishes, New Orleans inspired soul food, an unrivalled Bourbon selection and regular live music. As locals to Brixton and fans of anything residing ‘south of the river’ - we decided to try out its newest establishment on Acre Lane. Brixton’s...

Review: Pizza Union – Kings Cross

Super quick pizza for those on the go, Pizza in fast food restaurant form hits the spot. The first thing to note about Pizza Union in Kings Cross is its size; Think at least two medium sized restaurants in one. With huge windows looking out onto Pentonville Road letting in the light, makes the feel of the restaurant quite fresh...

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...

Rhythm & Brunch – Easter brunch specials at 100 Wardour Street

Rhythm and Brunch at 100 wardour street - 1

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...

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...

REVIEW: Zumbura, Clapham

I may be the biggest fan of South Indian food London has – it's a habit I picked up from my favourite eatery as a student and I am so happy to be able to share somewhere in London you can go to enjoy the way I always have. Zumbura is an exceptionally pretty open cafe and restaurant off...

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...

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...

If music be the food of love, jazz improv workshop at @hideawaylive #flavourdates

In my quest to find fresh and exciting dates that get you out of the mundane and typical, dinner, drinks and coffee arena. I've be scouring the best alternatives London has to offer for date night ideas you can try for a first date or with your long term partner. Recently we've been indoor skiing and completed a 7.5k assault...

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