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‘Meat-reducing’ on the rise in the UK

The Rise of Meat Reducers_UK

Over a quarter (28%) of Brits identify as a ‘meat-reducer’ and 7 in 10 are avoiding restaurants due to lack of meat-free options research shows. The study conducted by Censuswide and commissioned by More Than Carrots, analysed 2002 UK adults and their dietary preferences and found that almost a third (32%) of Londoners identified themselves as meat reducers.To better understand the...

Summer Cooking Masterclasses at Tool Shed @ W2, Connaught Village

Summer Cooking Masterclasses at Tool Shed

Brand new Tool Shed @ W2, in Connaught Village, is the home of modernist cooking and specialises in the sous vide technique. Tool Shed @ W2 not only offers a retail environment to purchase their products, but also a training kitchen where customers can learn how to get the most out of their products. They stock everything from sous vide cookers to food dehydrators, blow torches and kitchen...

Vive La France! Where to celebrate Bastille Day in Style

Kettners Townhouse

With France, still in the world cup and Bastille Day fast approaching it's probably a good times to start seeking the best places to go and celebrate on this day. With GREY GOOSE vodka and French elderflower liqueur St-Germain, we have pulled together a plethora of Bastille Day events happening in the Capital that people can pop to in order to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Galvin La Chapelle create Gourmand Tasting menu especially for Vegetarians and Vegans

Popular French Restaurant Galvin La Chapelle has introduced a 7-course Menu Gourmand especially designed for vegetarians and vegans. Jeff and Chris Galvin have noted the importance to cater for diners needs, whether that is dietary requirements or lifestyle choices. The two menus offer the very same top-drawer French cuisine that the Michelin-star brothers have become known for. Menu highlights include textures...

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...

‘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...

Love Gin? Visit The Rivington Greenwich and sample some of its 136 different gins!

oysters at the rivington greenwich

On our recent visit to the Rivington Greenwich, we dined, feasted on a delightful menu of sexy summer foods and sipped a selection of Plymouth Gin based cocktails while we watched the sun set on what was a beautiful summers day in London. The Rivington Greenwich is a British restaurant with an emphasis on simple dishes based in the centre of Greenwich, literally...

London’s hidden secrets: The Florentine Restaurant – Brasserie-style menu, British bubbles, craft beers, signature cocktails and DJ sessions.

Florentine Restaurant

The Florentine Restaurant is a brand new opening situated only minutes from London South Bank’s trendy Lower Marsh and Waterloo, opposite Lambeth North tube station and offers an all-day dining restaurant and bar with a refreshing and relaxed vibe. Well that’s what it says on its website, and when I arrived at the Florentine restaurant, I simply had to concur....

M Restaurant in the Zig Zag Building – Review

M restaurant victoria

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...

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...

The Chinese Cricket Club at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (Blackfriars) Review

Flavourmag was invited to the Chinese Cricket Club at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (Blackfriars) to sample the delights on offer. The Chinese Cricket Club at the Crowne Plaza Hotel is located on the ground floor of the hotel. Although it's connected to the hotel, the Chinese Cricket Club is also a solo entity, so you can dine there anytime, even if you are...

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: Flat Iron, Shoreditch

Flat Iron, Shoreditch

I had been told about Flat Iron several times, but as steak does not usually come cheap, especially in London, I assumed it would be out of my league for a spare of the moment, mid-week meal. I was incorrect, and have been so many times since that I should have some kind of loyalty card.We visited the newest Flat...

Review: Sugar Dumplin Caribbean BBQ & Bar

sugar dumplin restaurant review

Fancy your own slice of the Caribbean? Then Sugar Dumplin's newest branch offering soul food and copious amounts of rum could be just the joint you've been looking for. Tucked neatly inside Kingston-upon-Thames Rotunda complex, you'd find it difficult not to saunter inside with it's eye catching neon lights, artistic street art and ear grabbing music from outside and within.The insides...

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...

Introducing ‘meat by the kilo’ at the Hungry Donkey

hungry donkey starter

Omnivores and carnivores rejoice the Hungry Donkey has launched the 'Meat by The Kilo' souvlaki menu. The Greek street food restaurant situated on Wentworth Street, London, E1 (a stone throw away from Spitalfields market) launched the 'Meat by Kilo' on the Greek day of Tsiknopempti which is aptly known otherwise as the ‘Feast of Carnivores’, the new menu allows groups to...

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: Anderson & Co

anderson and co

There are very few oasis of clam in London and even fewer that can offer excellent food in beautiful surroundings. Anderson and Co in Peckham is on the edge o the hipster scene but isn’t yet full of beards ordering craft ale. While we popped by for dinner, it’s called us back for brunch at the weekend and we’re also...

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...

Review: Lotus – Not your average Indian Cuisine

Lotus, a fine Indian cuisine dining restaurant situated at 17 Charing Cross, London, WC2H 0EP, which makes its location perfect for a dinner & show or casino or any other activity or outing you could do in central London.With a perfect location, we had to ask ourselves, whether the food was perfect too or was it just a farce. In London you can...

Review: Cafe Mish – Mayfair

Mouth-watering gourmet sandwiches you need to go out of your way to try. Based in the heart of Mayfair, London at 1a Shepherd Street, it’s not actually the largest of eateries you’ve ever seen. In fact, it only seats 6 customers but this cute little establishment also offers takeaway and delivery to the local area and we can guarantee after...

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...

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...