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I’m On The Top Of The World Lookin’ Down On… Canary Wharf | Bōkan At The Novotel, Canary Wharf

Since mid-December I’ve been waiting. Every Monday to Friday I was teased by the huge ‘opening soon’ signs on the façade of the new Novotel in Canary Wharf, well Marsh Wall to be… Continue reading

Step Back In Time | The Gibson Bar, 44 Old Street, London

My day job as an art editor requires me to be fast and accurate, but the bar tenders at The Gibson put my skills to shame. Every stir, shake, twist and pour is… Continue reading

B.Y.O.C. ft.James Cochran, London, W1D 7LB | + WIN A Meal For Two!

Regular readers of our ramblings will know by now just how much we love a cocktail. And those of you who know about great and inventive cocktails should know all about B.Y.O.C. If… Continue reading

Shh, Don’t Tell Anyone… | The Mount Vineyard, The Mount, Church Street, Shoreham, Kent, TN14 7SD

The Mount Vineyard in Shoreham, Kent – we were totally divided on whether to tell you about this place or not. Half of us wanted it to remain our little secret, so we… Continue reading

Legendary Cocktails In The Sky | GŎNG Hosts Star Bartender Jorg Meyer Of Hamburg’s Le Lion

If ever you needed another reason to visit GŎNG, this is it. Creator Jörg of Le Lion Bar de Paris in Hamburg is in London from 11 to 14 May, guest bartending at GŎNG… Continue reading

Get Into The Christmas Spirit | Festive Cocktails At Ask For Janice, 50-52 Long Lane Farringdon, London EC1A 9EJ

I’m not actually a massive fan of Christmas food (unless it’s something dirty or Dishoom‘s turkey raan) but what I am keen on is Christmas booze – especially cocktails. So the other night… Continue reading

Burn Baby Burn | The Fire Station Waterloo, 150 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8SB

The Fire Station just outside Waterloo station is a long-standing institution, back in the 80’s it was one of London’s first Gastropubs. It’s been closed for over a year whilst undergoing a transformation… Continue reading

★ WIN ★ A Meal For Two With A Cocktail Each At The Piano Works Farringdon, London, EC1R 3BX

WIN a meal for 2 and a cocktail each at The Piano Works in Farringdon! To celebrate The Piano Works coming to the London bar scene, we have a great exclusive competition for… Continue reading

Take It As Red | Scarlet’s, 1 Upper St. Martin’s Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9NY

After being pleasantly surprised by how good the bar food was at The Sterling, we decided to give the all day menu a go at Scarlet’s in Covent Garden. Both Are under the… Continue reading

In A Pickle At The Gherkin | The Sterling Bar, 30 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8BF

You may or may not know that a couple of weeks back we ran a competition to win a meal and drinks for two at The Sterling Bar. Our Twitter account almost went… Continue reading

WIN A MEAL & DRINKS FOR TWO AT THE STERLING BAR | 30 Saint Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8BF

Want ANOTHER chance to win a meal for two people at, a beautiful venue in the city? Of course you do! The Sterling, a stylish bar sits at the base of The Gherkin,… Continue reading

Flower Power | Long lunch at Lima Floral, 14 Garrick Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9BJ

We don’t want to sound naive but up until a year or so ago we hadn’t tried any Peruvian food at all. All that I knew is that a friend of mine went… Continue reading

East Meets West | Urban Villa | Great West Road, Brentford, London TW8 0GA

Boutique hotelier Urban Villa opened their first UK hotel in Brentford last month (that’s Brentford, not to be confused with TOWIE territory Brentwood in Essex). Think serviced apartments/aparthotel but with more attention to… Continue reading

A Natural Selection? | Darwin Brasserie at the Sky Garden, 20 Fenchurch Street London EC3M 3BY

When the email came round at the day job that the Walkie Talkie (or 20 Fenchurch Street to give it its proper name) was opening up its top three floors to the public, there was… Continue reading

It’s too hot (hot damn) | HotBox, 46 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 6LT

We’d heard that HotBox, the latest BBQ restaurant to hit London, gets pretty loud (it certainly was on the launch night). So we rushed through any conversation on the way there, anticipating shouting over/at… Continue reading

Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea | Bubba Gump, Unit 75 Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, London W1D 7AB

Now don’t get me wrong, I love Forest Gump. It’s one of my favourite films. In fact it’s one of those movies that even when flicking through the TV channels at 1.06am, you… Continue reading

Shh, it’s a secret | B.Y.O.C, 9-11, Basement, Camden High Street, Camden, London

It was a cold Tuesday evening and Hurricane Gonzalo was causing havoc in old London town, so a visit to Camden didn’t seem like a particularly good idea. But work had been stupidly busy… Continue reading

Meantime comes to The O2 | Meantime’s BeerBox, The O2, Peninsula Square, Greenwich, London SE10 0DX

Looks like the whole shipping container thing is taking off, first Pizza 1889 and now with a little help from Hooperberg, Meantime have created BeerBox – a pop-up bar at The O2 in… Continue reading

Smokin’ | Ember Yard, 60 Berwick Street, London W1F 8SU

We were looking forward to visiting Ember Yard, really looking forward to visiting. Marina had given it a gushing review in her Guardian column, and a respected friend in the hospitality industry said… Continue reading

Brighton, are you ready for this? | MEATliquor Brighton, 22 – 23 York Place Brighton, BN1 4GU

Ah, MEATliquor, a place that is still one of our favourite restaurants of all time, not just for the food but the atmosphere too. Happiness is guaranteed when I have a ML burger… Continue reading

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