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Review – The Hackney Pearl

Located conveniently 2 minutes from Hackney Wick Station lies The Hackney Pearl - an unassuming local eatery in the heart of trendy Hackney. From outside the cafe look's modest; a combination of benches and colourful furniture provide the seating for a mixture of trendy locals and young families enjoying The Saturday lunch-time sun. Upon entering you realise why so many of...

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...

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....

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...

Wanna see The real Wolf of Wall Street? Get tickets and go to M Victoria Street – Wednesday 8 May

m victoria street

The real Wolf of Wall Street is hosting an intimate dinner at M Victoria Street on Wednesday 8th May at 6.30pm. Get your tickets now! Jordan Belfort aka the real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ will be in London for this one-off intimate dinner, where guests will sit down to a three-course dinner paired Californian wines and will have the opportunity to...

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...

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...

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...

#Review: Flavourmag does a staycation in Leeds at the New Ellington

There's no better way to catch up with friends then to go on a staycation for a night of fun and luxury. My two best friends and I all live in three different cities and We have been meaning to plan a weekend away for some time but combining three busy ladies’ schedules had proven to be something of...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Korean BBQ comes to Bethnal Green East London

yanji korean bbq bethnal green

For those of you that live in the Bethnal Green or Shoreditch area, you can now experience and taste fantastic Yan Ji Korean Barbecue only a stone throw away from home. For those of you that don't live anywhere near Bethnal Green or Shoreditch, you can still pop down and give it a try (you won't regret it).It's time to...

Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel has just added a Vegan menu to their brunch concept – The Unexpected Breakfast

Ushuaia Ibiza Unexpected Breakfast

The Unexpected Breakfast for 2019 - the popular brunch concept at Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel, has just added new vegan and healthy sections. The offering adds new and refreshed food stations for summer 2019, adding more healthy options and vegan dishes for party-goers looking to recover from the night before, or fuel up for the day ahead.A new vegan food station will...

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...

X-Upper on Upper Street – Sausage is the new burger… Only better!

x upper islington

A sausage revolution is set to sweep the streets of Islington in the new year, with the launch of X-Upper on Upper Street, 1st March. X-Upper is a brand-new concept centred around one of the most beloved products: The sausage. X-Upper will serve Europe’s finest gourmet sausages, curated by top-rated chefs into memorable recipes. The new restaurant, which is at 88 Upper Street,...

Review – Oblix Restaurant at the Shard

Twas a dark and windy night walking through London Bridge, my destination wasn't that much further but the chill on the wind had made my pace increase from leisurely to hurried. I looked up at the night sky and towering above me was my destination, Oblix Restaurant in the Shard in all it's glory. The rooftop lighting up the skyline and the impressive design that...

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...

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...

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...

Review – Blue Harbour Health Club & Spa

A minutes walk from Imperial Wharf overground station within the picturesque Chelsea Harbour lies the Blue Harbour Health Club & Spa. The spa is part of the Chelsea Harbour Hotel which boasts the title of being the only five star all-suite hotel in London. The Health Club & Spa is home to a stunning 17 meter swimming pool, a...

‘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...

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...

You haven’t tasted chicken until you’ve tried Le Secret – Restaurant Review @LeSecretdesR

Le Secret des Rôtisseurs is a French restaurant serving perfectly cooked rotisserie chicken and the word perfect isn't far from the truth. Le Secret des Rôtisseurs is located in London, Canary Wharf, overlooking the River Thames leaving you with stunning views of the city skyline while dinning. You can pre book tables for you and your guest(s) and not only that, if you want...

Three virtuous recipes to get you in shape

Three virtuous recipes to get you in shape

Whether you’re just getting into the swing of exercising or you’re a veteran athlete looking for recipes that go beyond chicken and rice, check out these delicious, easy-to-make recipes that’ll help you stay in shape. They’re also great for fat loss and muscle-building. When you exercise, you need to eat the right foods, and while some recipes leave you feeling...

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...

Fancy Crab hosts a bottomless brunch every Saturday and Sunday

Fancy Crab brunch offer

Did you know that Fancy Crab hosts a bottomless brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-5pm, for just £15 per person? Fancy Crab boasts low-key luxury, with a menu built around one very extraordinary ingredient - the Red King Crab.Located in Wigmore Street, just behind Selfridges, the Red King Crab is a rare delicacy known to break the bank. However, Fancy Crab...