Bars

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Bloody Mary Brunch at Bellanger, Islington

If, like us, you’re obsessed with the time-warp-movie-set-brasserie-style-dining-hall that is Brasserie Zedel in Piccadilly, listen up: we’ve sniffed out a new spot in North…

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The Cocktail Village, Spitalfields

Spitalfields’ Cocktail Village has become a bit of a Glastonbury for mixed drinks; a sprawling hub of gins and spritzes, tonics and rums, juices…

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The Perfect Courtesan

‘The China Ghost is a reminder that life is beautiful and fleeting, as are we. We must grab hold of transient moments and live…

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Cocktails and caviar at 45 Jermyn St

At the back corner of Fortnum & Mason is a restaurant that used to be something of a Mayfair institution. 45 Jermyn St stands in…

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A fine way to welcome the summer

Our summer vibes multiplied by about 1000% last week thanks to the arrival of a delivery from the Fine Cider Company. Cider has slowly…

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The Nyetimber Garden Bar, Covent Garden

“There’s an actual garden at Covent Garden”, says a passerby at the launch of Nyetimber’s pop-up Garden Bar. She isn’t wrong. Sweet-smelling pink roses,…

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A summer cup with a story

Last week, the sun finally made an appearance, and in full force. It was great timing, then, that we’d been invited to Drake &…

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If you need us, we’ll be at Skylight

Tobacco Dock is smoking hot right now thanks to its latest addition, Skylight – soon to be London’s hottest rooftop bar. Well worth climbing…

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La dolce vita in Belgravia: il Pampero

Hotel restaurants are a funny bunch… they’re either utterly glamorous, polished and refined, with a devoted chef and exquisite service, or they’re bland and…

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Dinner at Hopscotch, Brick Lane

10 years ago, Brick Lane was filled with antique shops. Five years later, most of those antique shops became coffee shops (though still filled…