Eelbrook: new restaurant opens in Fulham

Eelbrook, not to be confused with the adjacent pub and adjoining common of the same name, is the gastronomic brainchild of renowned chefs Brett Barnes and Aiden Brooks who have brought their unique stylings back to West London following stints at some of  the world’s culinary hotspots. The restaurant somehow...

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Prohibition under the streets of Westminister

Whilst England never got its own taste (or lack thereof) of prohibition, the idea of the illegal speakeasy possesses as powerful  a cultural allure for us as it does for any red-blooded hard drinking American. From absinthe-addled Gatsby wannabes attempting to do the Charleston at private parties to decidedly more...

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Royal Parks host Harvest Festivals this September

The Royal Parks are hosting two free Harvest Festival events – on Sunday 7 September at Kensington Gardens Allotment and Sunday 21 September at Regent’s Park Allotment Garden. The first event from 11am-4pm will take place Sunday 7 September and promises to be a great family day out. Kids can roll...

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Exciting oriental fusion eatery opens in Belgravia

When the Old Tree first opened in Golder’s Green in the summer of 2010, it was the first authentic Taiwanese bakery and restaurant in London, beginning its existence selling bubble pearl teas and some light Taiwanese dishes. The founders: Miss Chia Chin Lin and Mr. Ron Yap originated from southern...

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New Music Supper Club offers something different

Thursday 4th September The Kings Head Members Club 257 Kingsland Rd E2 8As The New Music Supper Club  has been developed to allow music lovers to see fast-rising acts in intimate settings. Due to the smaller size of the venues the ticket price is higher than a normal gig and spaces are limited....

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Awana – Restaurant Review

My Editor, Kate Hawthorne and I visited this stylish Malaysian restaurant and we had a delightful evening. The name ‘Awana’ means “in the cloud” in Malay and the decoration on one of the walls symbolising clouds is very imaginative. The restaurant has been invited to participate in « Taste of...

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Chabrot, Bistrot D’Amis – Restaurant Review

Situated at 9 Knightsbridge Green, a little lane-like cut through, Chabrot occupies one of those central, but slightly tucked away spots, which I rather like. Except in the most Chic Parisien quarter’s, Bistro’s are about the food of the people, cooked well, with its roots in the tradition of the...

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Feastival Clapham Common

Festival Season, that beautiful time of year which is as engrained in the British psyche as the national love of tea or Indian takeaways along with permeating and unavoidable discussions relating to anything and everything weather related. I find it fascinating how many adjectives, metaphors or similes exist in the...

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