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As one of London’s leading specialist PR and marketing agencies working exclusively for bars, restaurants, hotels and pubs, we’ve been communicating British hospitality to the media since 1993. Back then eating and drinking out didn’t have a great reputation. Now it’s got a fantastic status, nationally and internationally. We’re proud to have played a part in that evolution.
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We’re the hard-working face of PR, and we strive to ensure our clients don’t just get visibility at launch, but benefit from sustained media coverage over the long term. Click here to find out more.
TWO BECOMES THREE – PORKY’S BBQ SHIPS INTO BOXPARK
Confirming that the British public’s love of deep south BBQ continues apace, porky’s has opened a third restaurant in London’s BOXPARK pop-up mall in hipster central – Shoreditch.
porky’s bbq BOXPARK features authentic Memphis-style meats and smokin’ hot soul food together with Americana-inspired cocktails and an impressive range of bourbons, rye whiskies and craft beers, all served up to a playlist of country, blues and rock ‘n’ roll music.
You’ll find porky’s on the first floor of BOXPARK, the world’s first pop-up mall built entirely from shipping containers. porky’s takes up four interconnecting containers featuring two separate entrances…
INTRODUCING A NEW LOOK BRASSERIE BLANC TO WINCHESTER
Brasserie Blanc in Winchester has been given a new lease of life, bringing a gorgeous all-day restaurant to this vibrant town. With beautifully simple décor, a fantastic new menu that now starts from breakfast and plenty of home-from-home touches, this charming venue is ready to be discovered all over again.
Inspired by Raymond’s own kitchen where friends and family gather around the table to celebrate authentic French food, there are plenty of comfortable spots to relax and take in the atmosphere. Settle on a cosy armchair with a cocktail or coffee; relax with the papers at the communal table;
GRAND UNION LAUNCHES THE WINTER PLEASURE GARDEN
Party season is upon us – time to eat, drink and revel in a constant state of merriment, triple booking our diaries with fun festivities until the 1st January! Kicking off this wonderful time of year is Grand Union Brixton’s warm-up for Christmas bash – the ultimate pre-party season soirée – on Friday 28th November under the swanky new winter marquee.
Transforming the summer Pleasure Garden into the perfect winter party pad, the new 80ft mammoth marquee will be decked out with sofas, TVs, heaters, and hundreds of sparkly fairly lights, so you can enjoy the space and book those legendary tree huts or even the entire marquee (apart from Fridays and Saturdays) until the spring.
‘TIS THE SEASON FOR SUNDAY SPICE AT THE CINNAMON CLUB
This December sees Westminster’s award-winning, modern Indian restaurant, The Cinnamon Club, open its doors on Sundays, for the perfect warming take on a festive sharing Sunday roast.
Set within the stunning surroundings of the Grade II-listed Old Westminster Library, The Cinnamon Club exudes contemporary style and sophistication. Celebrated Head Chef Rakesh Ravindran Nair will be on hand serving up deliciously spiced Indian fare including a whole leg of Herdwick lamb (sharing dish for two, £70) – a unique seasonal treat which is sure to spice up any given Sunday.
CELEBRATE WEIHNACHTEN WITH WEST BREWERY
Round up family, friends and colleagues to celebrate Christmas with a difference this year, in true Bavarian style at WEST Brewery! Set in the iconic Templeton building on Glasgow Green, WEST offers the perfect atmosphere to enjoy an authentic Weihnachten, with traditional German food and plenty of artisan beer.
Get Christmas off to a cracking start with WEST’s three-course £25.95 festive menu, available every day for lunch and dinner from 28th November. Expect traditional Scottish classics with lashings of German flavour…
JACKSON + RYE EAST COAST GOES WEST LONDON
Stateside signatures, cool cocktails and rare ryes, a taste of New York has hopped across the pond and onto the banks of the river Thames, as Jackson + Rye opens its doors in Richmond. From early till late, the all-American restaurant, café and bar is open seven days a week for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and everything in between.
Freshly blended juices and smoothies are perfect accompaniments for breakfast dishes such as buttermilk pancakes with crushed banana and maple syrup cream; avocado benedict with cured bacon, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce…