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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 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...

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...

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...

Disappearing Dining Club and Graham’s Port launch ‘Little Porto’ in the heart of the City

Disappearing Dining Club and Graham

Fancy going on a sumptuous journey of the delights of Portuguese cuisine without leaving Zone 1? Look no further than the latest partnership between Graham’s Port and supper club aficionados Disappearing Dining Club, who have collaborated on a series of six-course dinners inspired by up-and-coming holiday hotspot, Porto. Little Quiet, nestled on the backstreets of Barbican, will be transformed into ‘Little Porto’ for...

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 –...

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...

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...

Hankies Marble Arch Review – Indian street food with twist

Hankies Marble Arch by Moment Hunter Digital

Named after the classic roomali roti folded into convenient “hankies”, this Marylebone restaurant offers Indian street food with a twist. Whether you’re planning a date or a get-together with friends, their tapas-sized plates are perfect for sharing.With the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street and Marble Arch just around the corner, I was happy to escape into the quiet...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Celebrate Pride in London on July 6th with a Pride and Prosecco Beach Party at Bucket

Pride and Prosecco Party at Bucket

Bucket is having a beach party! To celebrate Pride in London on July 6th and raise money for a great young charity, Westbourne Grove’s favourite beach-vibe seafood restaurant Bucket will be closing its doors to the public and kicking off the summer with a glass of Prosecco DOC, the sparkliest of Italian libations. From 6pm-1am Bucket will be home to summery...

Introducing the finest Black Sea Cuisine, at Babel House

Babel House

Set in the heart of Mayfair, on Bruton Place, Babel House is offering a boutique European fine dining concept, and a modern take on the traditional cuisine of the Black Sea. Seating up to 80 guests over two floors. The ground floor offers a traditional restaurant setting while upstairs features additional seating as well as a stunning private dining room which...

REVIEW: Foxcroft and Ginger, Whitechapel

Foxcroft & Ginger Whitechapel

London is known for taking places known as 'cheap and cheerful' and turning them 'expensive and elitist' but the Whitechapel area on the edge of Shoreditch has escaped all these tags. The main high street of Mile End Road has escaped all these tags and managed to achieve a happy medium in 'affordable and amiable'. It's still easy to...

May Fair Kitchen – Mayfair glamour without the price tag

May Fair Kitchen Pistachio cake

The mention of Mayfair invokes thoughts of glitz, glamour and celebrities and I got a taste of all three on my recent visit to May Fair Kitchen which combines a warm atmosphere, upscale shared dining and reasonable prices with great service to boot. Arriving at May Fair Kitchen, which is located in the opulent May Fair Hotel near Green Park,...

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...

Everything Everything and Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes headline BrewDog’s First Beer Festival

Brewdog

Metro Mayhem takes place on Saturday 10th November 2018. Brewery and pub chain BrewDog are holding their very own festival with some very special guests, Everything Everything and Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes are set to headline. Fans can enjoy up to 9 hours of beer, food and awesome live music before doors close at 11 pm.Frank Carter and The...

***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...

Sell-out supper club Little Kolkata now open in Covent Garden

Little Kolkata

The team behind Little Kolkata are delighted to announce the launch of their first restaurant, now open on Shelton Street. The new addition to Covent Garden’s diverse dining scene celebrates everything that guests have come to love about the original sell-out supper clubs, whilst welcoming a more extensive Calcuttan menu, cocktail list and exclusive themed evenings. Co-founders Prabir Chattopadhyay and Biswajit Deb Das...

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...

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...

Review: LIMBO

Somewhere between rapture and damnation lies the world of LIMBO. A fantastical cosmos of fire eating, gravity defying chaos which beckons you inside with a lustful grin.LIMBO is a unique blend of circus, gig and general jaw dropping antics which leave the audience riveted and slightly perturbed. Watching supposed human beings bend themselves in half, scamper up poles 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...

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...

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...