Island Poke ‘pops up’ at Kensington Place

Island Poke ‘pops up’ at Kensington Place

2019 looks set to be another fast paced year for London’s best loved poke shops, Island Poke who will be ringing in the New Year with a West London pop up at iconic restaurant, Kensington Place W8. Having first opened in 1987 Kensington Place has since established itself as the...

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The New Victoria Station: a taste of Market Hall Victoria

The New Victoria Station: a taste of Market Hall Victoria

The area immediately surrounding Victoria station has been encased in a cocoon of a scaffolding for what feels like decades, but the first fruits of these seemingly endless labours are finally beginning to appear. The Market Hall Victoria occupies the real estate that used to make up the late and...

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Farmacy

Farmacy

I’m late. Blame the traffic, blame the cab, blame the Circle Line, blame the walk from the station, blame the fat bloke with the wild-eyed stare who would really, really like me to buy a second hand copy of the Big Issue he has clearly dug out of a bin....

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Zima, Russian Restaurant

Zima, Russian Restaurant

  Here we go, word association. Russian – who`d like to go first? A nervous hand popped up “er, Oligarchs? “ Good – next. A few predictable suggestions came in, including some dark mutterings about spies and various nefarious goings on. I narrowed the discussion down to Russian food, and...

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Brocket Hall & the Auberge du Lac

Brocket Hall & the Auberge du Lac

You have just been engaged as the new minister,  and it could happen with the current number of reshuffles, you need a place for a quiet chat with your opposite number in Brussels, a couple of rounds of golf, and an elegant meal to round the day off. Of course...

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Experience the Royal Garden Hotel transform their Afternoon Tea  into the ultimate story of Evolution.

Experience the Royal Garden Hotel transform their Afternoon Tea into the ultimate story of Evolution.

Celebrate the return of Cirque du Soleil to London, with the official pre-show Afternoon Teaat the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington. Available from £31 per person, until the 26th February 2019. Get immersed inhumankind’s quest for flightas the Royal Garden Hotellaunchesits partnership with Cirque du Soleil’s newest spectacle, Totem. Alternating...

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VQ Euston

VQ Euston

VQ Euston is the sixth of its kind in London, and like its brethren aspires to fulfil a notable  gap in the market by providing late night comfort food for weary (and perhaps slightly  unsteady on their feet) travellers. Whilst Euston isn’t quite the same 24 hour proposition as  the...

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Clapham North and vegan “pop up” MEET

Clapham North and vegan “pop up” MEET

Nestled enchantingly in the railway arches of Clapham North, Fu Manchu stands out through the explosion of colour on a graffiti covered wall. The evening was off to a good start with The Meet’s stone throw proximity to the tube station providing a welcome surprise on a cold November night....

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19:20 at the Palm Court

19:20 at the Palm Court

Ah the 1920s: gangsters, Gatsby, prohibition and champagne soaked sophistication. Seemingly for most of the 21st century it has been the decade we have most tried to emulate . The Palm Court at the Sheraton Grand does it better...

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Hawksmoor Knightsbridge

Hawksmoor Knightsbridge

Whilst many of the gaudy supercars that litter the area around Harrods are more likely to turn the stomach, the presence of Hawksmoor’s Knightsbridge outpost offers significant rewards for those who can retain their appetite. On the sliding scale of chain restaurants, Hawksmoor hovers comfortably around the top-end, having managed...

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