Kerridge’s Bar and Grill

Kerridge’s Bar and Grill

Over the course of its nearly 140 year history, the edifice now containing Kerridge’s Bar and Grill has hosted everything from Jazz Age Cabarets to a stint as the Ministry of Defence’s home away from home. Since 2011 it has been the 5-star Corinthia Hotel and after we stumbled in...

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Cafe Tangerine opens its doors at the Institut francais

Cafe Tangerine opens its doors at the Institut francais

The Institut français is delighted to announce the opening of Café Tangerine, a new cafe-restaurant within its cultural centre in South Kensington. High-quality food, creative dishes and great flavours combined with stylish settings, a welcoming environment and a relaxing atmosphere will be on the menu of Café Tangerine. Part of...

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Bao Kitchen, Harrods

Bao Kitchen, Harrods

Bao Kitchen on the fourth floor of Harrod’s boasts the best duck sauce in London, but the roast duck is hardly the only bite you can enjoy at the restaurant.  Bao Kitchen, located on the fourth floor of Harrod’s, is open Monday-Saturday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm, Sunday 12:00 pm...

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Malta under siege

Malta under siege

Last month I wrote about Sri Lanka, its importance on the trade routes and strategic value in wars. I had just returned from that majestically beautiful island.  I haven’t visited Malta, another island that has an equally long, fascinating and complex history due to its location in the Mediterranean Sea....

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Could you afford to become the Joker?

Could you afford to become the Joker?

Could you afford to become the Joker?  Supervillainy is a thankless task but someone has got to do it. Joaquin Phoenix is the latest actor to take a stab at portraying the Joker, in a film that depicted an oppressed society ruled by classism. Which, after a long, hard slog...

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Sunday Beef Club at Rotunda, King’s Cross

Sunday Beef Club at Rotunda, King’s Cross

The success of King’s Cross’s dalliance with gentrification has seen so many high-end restaurant’s spring up in the crenulated shadow of St Pancras that it’s easy to forget that it was not ever thus. Rotunda, a gloriously airy bar and restaurant with a wheel-like shape to match its name, saw...

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Polpo Chelsea

Polpo Chelsea

Polpo Chelsea is one of a small network of Polpos that have exploded out across London. Russell Norman’s original successful attempt at creating a Venetian bàcaro in the heart of Soho has found an appreciative audience amongst London’s fickle gastronauts. Polpo has had enough success that it’s evolved into the...

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Crabanatomy

Crabanatomy

Crabanatomy 5A Berners Street, Fitzrovia London W1T 3LF To book a table please click here  London does not want for concept-restaurants or pop-ups, so it was with some hard-earned scepticism that I first scuttled across the threshold of Crabanatomy. This pop up, rather literally named with nearly all dishes featuring...

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Explore Open House London with Citadines

Explore Open House London with Citadines

This weekend (21st – 22nd September 2019) Open House London is giving guests free access to over 800 buildings, walks, talks, tours and activities, not usually available to the public, throughout the capital. Citadines, a collection of apart’hotels in London, has shared their top Open House picks to explore this weekend close to their...

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Active Westminster partnership invites local community for a weekend of FREE activities.

Active Westminster partnership invites local community for a weekend of FREE activities.

Westminster City Council and Everyone Active, an operator of City and Westminster leisure centres, will host a free Community Open Weekend on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September. This event invites the entire local community to get active and exercising entirely for free. The Active Westminster Community Open Weekend...

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