Dining Out: Zuaya

Dining Out: Zuaya

5 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 5BA 020 7938 3533 Zuaya, a Latin American restaurant tucked inside a sinew between Kensington High Street to Kensington Court, promised to be something different from the insipid Europhile cuisine synonymous with the Royal Borough. The new chef, Francisco Lafee, whose glittering CV...

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Fulham Market Halls announces its new opening

Fulham Market Halls announces its new opening

“We’re very excited to bring the Fulham Broadway ticket hall back to life and think we’ve created something new and unique for Fulham and London. We’ve studied the local area and pulled together a varied roster of traders, from local favourites to street food stars, that we hope will please...

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Brunello Restaurant

Brunello Restaurant

The Baglioni has a covered walk way to the lobby that’s quite reminiscent of some high end apartment blocks in New York, and to reinforce that 5* style I was twice greeted at reception, then led through to the bar in case I wanted to wait for my partner there,...

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Top diet tips from people with extraordinary careers

Top diet tips from people with extraordinary careers

Bored with your diet? Maybe it’s time to change it up. But instead of trying to get your head around the rules and calorie-maths of the latest fad, why not create a bespoke meal plan? After all, the best diet is one you can stick to, as nutritionist Fiona Hunter...

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Dining Out: Dragon Inn Club

Dining Out: Dragon Inn Club

8 Upper Tachbrook Street, London SW1 020 7821 0105  dragoninnclub.co.uk The Dragon Inn Club on 16 – 18 Upper Tachbrook Street reports to be a “secret hideaway venue featuring ancient dark wood bamboo, authentic ornaments and decor recreating the voyage of the Silk Road …’ The clue is in the...

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The Dragon Inn Club

The Dragon Inn Club

The Dragon Inn Club on 16 – 18 Upper Tachbrook Street reports to bea “secret hideaway venue featuring ancient dark wood bamboo, authentic ornaments and decor recreating the voyage of the Silk Road …’ The clue is in the name Dragon Inn Club, as on entering the front door you...

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Review: Restaurant Ours

Review: Restaurant Ours

264 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW3 2AS www.restaurant-ours.com  As the Brompton Road tributary feeds into a confluence with Thurloe Place, catching a sighting of Restaurant Ours, a cocktail bar-cum-restaurant, on first passing can be difficult. Wedged between a designer clothing store and Aubaine, the dark cerulean-green exterior of Restaurant Ours...

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Middle East Peace

Middle East Peace

By Tim Epps Amidst an unending stream of highly polished, expensive cars we sat in the marvellous evening warmth in Lazeez Tapas on Duke Street. Our energetic, ebullient and charming host, Emilio, the owner told us that if the middle-eastern protagonists of the various conflicts sat down together and tasted...

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From Amsterdam to Ascot: The Hat Gallery stampedes into the UK

From Amsterdam to Ascot: The Hat Gallery stampedes into the UK

Reporting by Erin Adelman and Laura Dudones Though little is known about the hat’s origin, it has existed since antiquity. The first known image of a hat is in an ancient tomb in Thebes, depicting a simple skull cap. Hats, specifically those worn for fashion, were worn mainly by men, until...

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Dining Out: Harvey Nichols

Dining Out: Harvey Nichols

5th Floor 109-125 Knightsbridge Belgravia London SW1X 7RJ Pity the driver commuting through Knightsbridge. Wending through one of London’s busiest districts, they must contend with throngs of star-gazing tourists who marvel at the red-bricked flagship stores, glass-panelled designer outlets and camouflaged 4x4s for speedy passage through the borough. As perturbed...

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