From a Mother’s Day afternoon tea to a special Easter lunch and a night of mystery, magic and mind-reading, there’s something for everyone at Down Hall this Spring.
This Mother’s Day (Sunday 22nd March), make her smile with highly sought-after tickets to the world-renowned Chelsea Flower Show (Tuesday 19th – Saturday 23rdMay 2020) and Jardin Blanc, the enchanting secret garden restaurant from celebrity chef, Raymond Blanc OBE.
Cinnamon Kitchen’s iconic powder-paint throwing pop-up is returning to the City for its sixth residency to celebrate the Indian festival of colour, love and positivity. From Monday 2nd – Sunday 15th March, #HouseofHOLI will occupy Devonshire Square just off Liverpool Street, bringing a dose of colour and unadulterated joy to the Square Mile.
Nestled in the stunning Hertfordshire countryside just 45 minutes from central London, Down Hall has partnered with Paradise Wildlife Park to create an exclusive VIP package for all the family this half term.
Lanique, Spirit of Rose has teamed up with VAULT Festival 2020 (28th January – 22nd March), adding a number of bespoke, rose tinted cocktails to London’s boldest arts and theatre celebration.
Luxury five-star boutique hotel, The Capital, recognised for its quintessential British charm and old-school glamour, is set to launch a brand new free-flowing Pink Prosecco Afternoon Tea, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to turn up the heat and this year, renowned modern-Indian chef Vivek Singh invites you spend a romantic evening at The Cinnamon Collection.
Find the style, amour and romance of Paris without having to cross the Channel at luxury tea emporium and salon de thé, Mariage Frères in Covent Garden. With suitably romantic menus and an array of tea-inspired gifts, Mariage Frères has you covered this Valentine’s Day.
Enjoy Valentine’s Day at the British Airways i360 pod, 450ft above Brighton beach. Sodexo, the leading events and hospitality specialist, has prepared a romantic evening with panoramic views and delicious food sure to impres
The Piano Works are celebrating Valentine’s Day by not only creating a romantic menu for love birds, but also by hosting a late-night party on the 14th February, whereby guests can have a song dedicated to someone who catches their eye, performed by their in-house six-piece band.
Looking for a romantic break this Valentine’s Day? Then whisk your sweetheart away to luxury hotel Down Hall on the Hertfordshire/Essex border for the perfect country escape.
This Valentine’s, whisk the one you love off their feet with an exclusive, one-of-a-kind dining experience for two in The Secret Snug, at Flemings Mayfair Hotel.
Check out this handy guide to the best Young’s pubs to catch all the live action from the Six Nations. As well as giant screens, private rooms and unrestricted viewing areas, Young’s have teamed up with Championship headline sponsor, Guinness, to offer fans a free round of stout when booking a table of four or more to dine during a match.*
Acclaimed restaurant Akira restaurant at Japan House London has launched an exquisite Japanese inspired afternoon tea, comprising a menu of authentic Japanese confectionary, wagashi, and delicious sushi bites.
Celebrating the exotic works of The Wallace Collection’s newest exhibition, “Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company”, The Wallace Restaurant has introduced an Indian-inspired brunch menu, available every Saturday and Sunday from the 18th January until the 19th April 2020.
From Scotland’s finest poet to London’s most celebrated landmarks – welcome to Burns Night aboard Bateaux London. On 25th January, one of Bateaux London’s beautiful boats will be hosting an elegant Scottish feast, combining the traditions of Burns Night with unparalleled river views of the capital’s most iconic monuments.
The Year of the Rat is fast approaching, bringing luck, fortune and a much-needed party after the post-Christmas blues. P.F. Chang’s Asian Table is inviting Londoners to ring in the Chinese New Year with an array of delicious prizes to be won from 25th – 26th January.
DEEP SEA MEETS SKY HIGH DINING – BŌKAN 37 AND OSSIANO AT ATLANTIS, THE PALM ANNOUNCE UNIQUE COLLABORATION DINNER
From the depths of the ocean to sky high dining, join Bōkan 37 on 31st January or 1st February for an unforgettable evening with the Four Hands dinner.
The steaks have been raised – Bar + Block Newcastle has opened its doors! Situated in central Newcastle on Newgate Street, Bar + Block offers an all-day dining experience and welcoming bar, with an extensive range of high-quality steaks, hand-made burgers and grazing plates at high street prices.
Nobu London on Old Park Lane has launched a brand new vegetarian and vegan bento box to kick start the new year, and offering a complimentary dessert with every bento box throughout January.
An enchanting seaside destination in Southend-on-Sea, Roslin Beach Hotel, is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day. With its stylish interiors and stunning ocean views, Roslin Beach Hotel provides the perfect backdrop for a memorable, romantic occasion.
BŌKAN 37, London’s top destination restaurant for sky-high dining, invites you to indulge in plant-based perfection this Veganuary. Christmas may be over, but the celebrations needn’t be thanks to Executive Chef Guillaume Gillan’s dedicated five-course vegan tasting menu, which will run from 9th – 31st January.
Rejuvenate and unwind at Careys Manor & SenSpa this January with Thai-Tox – a brand new all day spa and detox package inspired by the ancient Eastern rituals of Thailand.
The festive season is in full swing at Nobu London, a gastronomic landmark. For the first time in 22 years, Nobu London will open for a special Christmas Day lunch. Both Nobu London and Nobu Berkeley ST will also be ringing in the new decade in style with a range of stunning New Year’s Eve omakase menus, curated by Executive Chef Mark Edwards and his team of chefs.
11.12.19 The Montagu Arms and Careys Manor & SenSpa (both part of Greenclose Hotels) are celebrating following a number of award wins at The Beautiful South Awards 2019, held last night (10th December) at The Grand Brighton.
Don't Drag Out 2019 - Celebrate The Start of 2020 at The Lalit London's New Year's Eve Ball with RuPaul's Drag Race Winner Raja
Don’t be a drag, be a 2020 Queen and bring in the New Year in style at The LaLiT London’s extravagant New Year’s Eve ball.
A French custom dating back to the 14th century, the Galette de Rois tart marks the end of the festive season and is traditionally eaten on Epiphany. For the very best in class, head to luxury tea emporium, Mariage Frères in Covent Garden, where a choice of two Galette de Rois, fit for a king, await.
For hot spiced gin punches through to delicious filled naans, head to the fabulous new Double Dutch Winter Bar at modern Indian restaurant and bar, The Cinnamon Club.
For an exotic twist on your favourite tipples this Christmas, Lanique Spirit of Rose has collaborated with MicroBarBox and TheFoodMarket.com to launch a limited-edition Pink Gin and Fizz Cocktail Gift Set (£35) designed to give cocktails lovers a perfectly sophisticated gift this Christmas.
Luxury country house hotel Down Hall has been named Hotel Wedding Venue of the Year at the prestigious annual Essex Wedding Awards.
Charming seaside destination, Roslin Beach Hotel in Southend-on-Sea is set to say goodbye to 2019 in style with an extravagant New Year’s Eve Gala, guaranteed to be a night to remember.
Cinnamon Kitchen’s iconic powder paint-pelting pop-up returns to the City for its sixth residency to celebrate the Indian festival of colour, love and positivity. From Monday 2nd March – Sunday 15th March, #HouseofHOLI returns to Devonshire Square, just off Liverpool Street, bringing a dose colour and unadulterated joy to the Square Mile.
For a truly gastronomic New Year’s Eve, head to Xier | XR in Marylebone, where chef Carlo Scotto has curated two very special menus. Whether you’re looking for a fine-dining tasting menu, or a more casual yet still decadent affair, the dual-concept restaurant on Thayer Street has you covered.
Head down to Pointing Dog, the all-day bar and restaurant in the heart of Cheadle, for a dose of seasonal cheer and festive fare. This chic country pub is pulling out all the stops for a truly magical season with an indulgent menu of Christmas delights and local events, including a pop-up Christmas Market and Christmas Wreath Workshop, all to get you into the holiday spirit.
For the ultimate luxurious Christmas affair, designed to woo clients and colleagues, head for the meticulously designed 29-cover Engawa restaurant in Piccadilly. Executive Chef Akira Shimizu has created an extravagant thirteen-course celebration of the famous Tajima black cattle featuring a delicious succession of tastes and textures, served with extraordinary precision and elegance.
Experience the magic of the holidays and step into a Winter Wonderland at The County Arms in Wandsworth’s enchanted winter garden.
Located on the Hertfordshire/Essex border less than an hour from central London, luxury country hotel Down Hall will be marking the most wonderful time of the year with a roster of events, special menus and day packages. Set within 110 acres of thriving garden and woodland, Down Hall it the perfect place to escape the everyday, unwind and kick off the holiday season this Christmas.
The countdown to Christmas has begun and the panic of present buying is soon to set in – what to get someone who has everything? Highly sought-after tickets to the world-renowned RHS Chelsea Flower Show (19th – 23rd May 2020) and Jardin Blanc, the enchanting gastronomic garden from two Michelin-starred chef, Raymond Blanc OBE, of course.
Foundry Project, the all-day dining bar and restaurant in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, scooped the ‘Technical Pizza of the Year’ award at the 2019 National Pizza Awards held on 7thNovember.
Christmas may be steeped with tradition but this year, renowned modern-Indian chef Vivek Singh invites you to enjoy a Christmas Day lunch with a difference at The Cinnamon Collection. Embark on a journey of flavour discovery, as the tandoor oven is fired up at each of the Collection’s London restaurants for a festive feast to remember.
With Christmas just around the corner, award-winning Indian Accent in Mayfair has launched a series of exciting new dining choices for the festive season. With an elegant Christmas Eve tasting menu alongside a number of creative party dining options, and a new à la carte menu, Chef Manish Mehrotra has ensured that there is something to suit every occasion.
Carluccio’s restaurant group is delighted to announce that its All Star Dinner, held on Wednesday 6th November, raised £26,530 in aid of The Antonio Carluccio Foundation, with all proceeds going to global humanitarian charity Action Against Hunger.
The Park Hotel in Teddington has pledged to ‘go greener’ this Christmas. To champion a more sustainable festive season, this Young’s hotel and pub will be ditching the tinsel and banning the baubles in favour of handcrafted Christmas decorations and environmentally friendly initiatives.
The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner and to celebrate, FishWorks Marylebone is hosting a Christmas cookery masterclass with a difference on Saturday 23rd November.
Ding dong merrily on high! Located in the heart of Canary Wharf and towering 37 storeys above the city, destination restaurant and bar Bōkan will be taking celebrations sky high this winter with festive feasting menus, the ultimate bottomless Christmas Day brunch, and a New Year’s Eve agenda that’s sure to welcome 2020 in style.
Christmas is just around the corner and seaside destination Roslin Beach Hotel in Southend-on-Sea has launched an indulgent foodie hamper to celebrate the season of feasting. New for 2019, and available to pre-order now, the hamper features a selection of stunning luxury homemade treats, hand crafted with care straight from the hotel’s two AA Rosette restaurant.
Double Dutch, producer of award-winning premium tonics and mixers, has announced the launch of a new seasonal tonic ‘Rhubarb & Pineneedle,’ just in time for Christmas.
Chic and stylish modern European restaurant XR has announced the launch of its brand-new sharing-concept menu. Located in Marylebone, XR opened in March this year and has become known for championing organic, seasonal British produce and creating fresh, vibrant dishes. Be one of the first to experience the new menu and enjoy…
BŌKAN 37, London’s top destination restaurant for sky-high dining, is celebrating World Vegan Month with a dedicated five-course vegan chef’s tasting menu. Executive Chef Guillaume Gillan is plating up for the planet with clean and vibrant dishes showcasing seasonal produce without forgoing flavour.
Hitting the shelves on 5th November, and making the countdown to Christmas even more magical, is the reigning turkey favourite, ‘Dinde de Noël’, the new ‘Festive Pig Sandwich’, the ‘Camembert Cracker’, the new ‘All About the Sprout’ vegan sandwich and ‘The Winter Salad’.
The Piano Works’ first fright night kicks off on Thursday 31st October and runs through to the early witching hours of Sunday morning. The cauldron starts brewing with a beastly brunch and keeps bubbling until late at London’s only non-stop, live music venues.
Adding a touch of refined elegance to your lunchtime, fine-dining Xier in Marylebone has launched a brand-new lunch à la carte offering, that is sure to surprise and delight even the most discerning of foodies, and all within your lunch hour.
Celebrate World Vegan Month with an Indian twist at award winning pan-Indian dining destination Baluchi, where Executive Chef Santosh Shah has created an exclusive seven-course vegan tasting menu (£55pp), available throughout November. With vibrant vegetables, coconut cream and plenty of spice, Chef Shah showcases vivacious vegan dining at its best.
Located in the heart of London’s theatreland, the recently opened FishWorks Covent Garden serves up the freshest of fish and seafood, responsibly sourced from Devon and Cornwall’s fish markets and day boats. Add to this a beautiful marble oyster bar, an in-house fishmonger for taking a taste of the coast home and an opulent private dining room, and FishWorks Covent Garden is the perfect spot for business lunches, pre-theatre dining, leisurely dinners and private parties.
Luxury countryside hotel The Montagu Arms is pleased to announce that its General Manager, Andrew Nightingale, has been awarded the impressive accolade of General Manager of the Year at the annual Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards 2019. Now in their sixth year, the awards recognise and celebrate the individuals of the hospitality industry.
Putting the spotlight on veg, fine-dining Indian Accent in Mayfair is celebrating World Vegan Month this November with a carefully curated seven-course tasting menu, priced at £80 per person. Showcasing unique and exciting flavour combinations, Chef Manish Mehrotra’s menu is set to delight all diners, whether vegan, vegetarian, or just a little curious.
Idyllically situated on the beautiful banks of Little Venice, The Summerhouse, renowned for its superlative waterside dining, is taking things up a notch with the arrival of Head Chef Francisco Gonzalez and a new menu packed with fabulous fish dishes, seafood sharing platters, zesty salads and classic grills.
London’s only audience requested non-stop live music venues, The Piano Works and SingEasy, announces its first collaboration with Floating Festivals onboard The Explorer of the Seas. October will see their Leicester Square venue take its hugely popular SingEasy experience onboard the Royal Caribbean ship for STAGES – The Musical Theatre Festival at Sea, from Monday 14th – Friday 18th October.
Fafa’s brings Middle Eastern street food to the masses with its first UK opening on Monmouth Street in Covent Garden’s Seven Dials. From what started out as a modest street food kiosk in the Finnish town of Punavuori, Tel-Aviv-born Doron Karavani has now put Fafa’s firmly on the map; with 40 sites across three countries, it is widely heralded by chefs across Scandinavia as their fast food of choice.
Bohemia Restaurant, located within The Club Hotel & Spa in Jersey, is excited to announce it has retained its one Michelin-star status for the 14th consecutive year.
Rustic yet chic, stylish and full of charm, The Hunter’s Moon is Chelsea’s latest local and the only place to be seen in South West London. The newly opened pub and dining room – named after the orange glowing full moon that appears in the night sky between October and November each year – offers an atmospheric and buzzing setting on the ever-fashionable Fulham Road.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ masterpiece Abbey Road, The Nadler Liverpool is launching a limited-time offer giving away 50 rooms at £50 per night Sunday – Thursday, throughout October and November. All guests booking over the next two months, will also be entered in the running for the chance to win a vinyl copy of Abbey Road.
Steak lovers in Sutton will be getting ready to sink their teeth into brand-new destination restaurant, Bar + Block, opening on 1st November. Situated on St Nicholas Way, Bar + Block offers an all-day dining experience and an extensive selection of high-quality steaks at high street prices.
Every year, the sound of firecrackers announces the arrival of India’s brightest festival, Diwali. Homes are decorated, sweets are distributed, thousands of lamps are lit and, in London, renowned modern-Indian chef Vivek Singh is bringing the Festival of Lights to life as he hosts a series of celebrations across The Cinnamon Collection.
As All Hallows Eve approaches, strange things are happening at Down Hall… be afraid, be very afraid! To mark the scariest night of the year, Down Hall is serving up a spooktacular afternoon tea for big and little ghouls.
Carluccio’s in the Brunswick will be opening its kitchens for an exclusive all-star chef Italian dinner in aid of The Antonio Carluccio Foundation, with all proceeds raised going to humanitarian charity, Action Against Hunger.
Carluccio’s is proud to announce that it has scooped the award for the “Best Vegan Pastry” by PETA’s Vegan Food Awards for its new vegan croissants.
Drawing on the vivid colours of the National Gallery’s latest exhibition “The Credit Suisse Exhibition: GauguinPortraits”, Oliver Peyton’s the National Café in London, has created a limited-edition afternoon tea, available from 7th October 2019 until 26th January 2020.
Tucked away in a quiet corner of the New Forest in Beaulieu, Grade II listed hotel The Montagu Arms offers a chic and stylish escape. With its stunning bedrooms and suites, three AA Rosette Terrace Restaurant led by new Head Chef Matthew Whitfield (previously of three Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park – voted Best Restaurant in the World in 2017), and beautiful grounds and gardens; it’s the perfect getaway for those looking for a luxurious, gastronomic experience.
Luxury boutique hotel The LaLiT London near Tower Bridge has partnered with globally famous, devilishly daring drag-artist Violet Chachki on a ground-breaking video promoting her partnership with The LaLiT London in a true #LaLiTMoment. Celebrating #PureLove and full inclusivity, The LaLiT London is arguably the first UK hotel to smash stereotyped boundaries with love and theatricality with this star-studded partnership.
Famed for its fancy fondue, molten raclette and table-top barbecuing, Heritage, London’s first high-end Swiss restaurant, is shining a spotlight on its bar this autumn. With a new bar bites menu and unique cocktail and ice carving workshops as well as regular guest DJs and a late licence, welcome to your new Soho hotspot.
Carluccio’s restaurant group announces today that it has raised a staggering £2m for global humanitarian charity Action Against Hunger. The Italian restaurant group has been a long-standing supporter of the charity since 2007 and achieved this fundraising milestone through customer and employee-driven initiatives in an aim to provide sustainable solutions to help end the world hunger crisis.
The Montagu Arms, a countryside hotel in Beaulieu, New Forest, has scooped a double award win at the 2019 AA Hospitality Awards, celebrated last night (23rd September 2019) at the Marriott Grosvenor House London.
Following Young’s acquisition of The Manor Arms earlier this year, this Streatham local has undergone an extensive refurbishment returning as a modern urban pub that delivers on great food, drink and atmosphere.
Whitbread’s contemporary steak brand, Bar + Block Steakhouse, is set to open, following the successful roll-out in Wimbledon, Belfast, Bristol and Winnersh, Reading in 2019. On 1st November the new steak-focussed all-day casual dining restaurant will open in central Sutton on Church Street, just off the High Street.
Fresh from a multi-million-pound makeover, luxury Essex country house hotel Down Hall has unveiled a selection of exclusive new wedding packages for 2020. Fully licensed for civil ceremonies and featuring stunning interiors, expansive landscaped grounds, a bridal dressing suite and a dedicated in-house wedding planner, Down Hall has everything covered for the perfect wedding day.
Tucked away in a quiet corner of the New Forest in Beaulieu is the Grade II listed, 17th century hotel, The Montagu Arms. With its stunning gardens, beautiful wedding spaces and elegant bedrooms, it has always been a fairy tale wedding destination.
Tunbridge Wells gets its high street local back. Formerly the Tunbridge Wells Bar & Grill, the venue has been restored to its former glory by Young’s and has reopened as a quintessentially British yet modern pub under its original name, ‘The White Bear.’
To celebrate 188 years in the beer business, Young’s is offering you a free pint of its Young’s Original. To claim your free pint, make sure you download the Young’s On Tap app – https://www.youngs.co.uk/youngs-day – and head to the ‘My Treats’ section on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th September.
In Celebration of British Game: Vivek Singh Announces Star-Studded Guest Dish Series at The Cinnamon Club
From 30th September, Vivek Singh – Executive Chef of The Cinnamon Collection – will team up with three of London’s most talented chefs to celebrate the game season at his flagship restaurant, The Cinnamon Club.
Leading French bakery and pâtisserie PAUL has announced today that it has extended its partnership with food waste fighting app Too Good To Go, to prevent food from all its UK cafés and bakeries going to landfill.
On 7th October, luxury Essex country house hotel Down Hall will host the Pink Ribbon Foundation’s ‘Catwalk for a Cause’, a luxury fashion fundraiser to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The Mid-Autumn festival – a celebration of the first harvest – is one of the most significant dates in the Chinese calendar and falls on Friday 13th September this year. To celebrate, families and friends gather together for dinner, lighting lanterns and eating mooncakes – a round sweet treat symbolic of the season’s first full moon, which represents completeness and reunion in Chinese culture.
Autumn is officially here, and it’s time to explore the world of mushrooms with Carluccio’s Festival of Funghi. Throughout September and October, Carluccio’s in Stratford-Upon-Avon will celebrate the mushroom season with a mushroom pop-up devoted to flavoursome funghi alongside a dedicated mushroom menu inspired by Antonio Carluccio’s book “The Quiet Hunt” and a carefully curated selection of Italian artisan deli products.
Summer is almost over, but perfectly timed to keep spirits high is the launch of new pub and dining room – The Hunter’s Moon– officially opening on 8th October on Chelsea’s ever-fashionable Fulham Road.
Calling all dreamers! According to research 29% of us only get between five and six hours of sleep a night* rather than the recommended eight to nine, therefore to celebrate sleeping well this September, The Nadler Covent Garden on Bedford Street has teamed up with the UK’s leading advisory sleep organisation, The Sleep Council, and natural beauty experts This Works, to create the ultimate “Sleeptember” stay designed to help you get the beauty rest you need.
The Court of Master Sommeliers has awarded its top accolade to Svetoslav Manolev, Head Sommelier at Ormer Mayfair, making him Bulgaria’s first ever Master Sommelier.
The Manor Arms will re-open its doors on Friday 30th August 2019, with a brand-new look! Expanding the Young’s portfolio in Streatham, the pub was purchased at the beginning of 2019 and has undergone an extensive refurbishment.
The steaks have been raised as Winnersh residents welcome Bar + Block Steakhouse, a brand-new destination restaurant and bar on Reading Road. Offering an all-day dining experience with a large al-fresco terrace perfect for enjoying cocktails in the sun, Bar + Block’s menu features an extensive selection of high-quality steaks at high street prices.
Titans of the culinary world, Vivek Singh, and Great British Bake Off star Tamal Ray, have come together to create a modern, Indian-inspired take on the quintessential classic afternoon tea.
Luxury Essex country house hotel, Down Hall, has opened its West Wing following an extensive £1.2 million refurbishment.
Whitbread is set to launch Bar + Block Steakhouse following the successful roll-out in Wimbledon, Belfast and Bristol in 2019. On 16th August, the new steak-focussed all-day casual dining restaurant will open on Reading Road in Winnersh, Reading.
Back by popular demand, The Piano Works’ West End and Farringdon will be hosting Any Given Bank Holiday Sunday, on 25th August. Celebrate summer the right way at London’s only non-stop live audience requested venue with the ever-popular bottomless Bellini brunch and party all day and into the night.
To celebrate the return of game season, Covent Garden’s favourite Yakitori-ya, Jidori, is serving a venison-inspired twist on the traditional Japanese skewer.
Game season has come around once again and, in celebration, Executive Chef Santosh Shah has created a decadent six-course tasting menu. Showcasing the best seasonal ingredients, get ready for the game feast of the season, available exclusively at pan-Indian destination Baluchi from 12th August 2019.
A proper British summer calls for the seaside, sweets and plenty of iced refreshments. Bringing a ray of sunshine your way this summer is Mayfair’s Manetta’s Bar with the launch of its ‘Sips of Summer’ menu, featuring playful cocktails inspired by nostalgic childhood treats. All priced at £14, the limited-edition menu will be available until 23rd September.
Lunar Pub Company co-founded by Owner Director Hubert Beatson-Hird and Owner Chef Director Oliver Marlowe in 2019, will open its first site – The Hunter’s Moon – in Chelsea this September.
The bait is over! Sitting pretty on Fish Hill, Norfolk’s award-winning Eric’s Fish And Chips brings a brand-new restaurant and takeaway to the heart of North Norfolk. The third opening from Executive Chef Eric Snaith, Eric’s Fish And Chips Holt offers a modern take on the quintessential British double act – fish and chips.
Located in the Bluewater shopping and leisure destination, Carluccio’s now boasts a stunning new look and new menu. Following a dramatic refurbishment, inspired by the late Antonio Carluccio’s first venue in Covent Garden, the long-established restaurant, deli and food shop has re-opened for breakfast, lunch and dinner and makes for a stylish pit stop pre- or post-shopping.
Summer has arrived, so grab the kids and get out of the city for a staycation to remember at historic country house hotel, Down Hall.
The Oaks, part of The White Brasserie Company, has just opened its doors and is offering-up a unique blend of English country charm and French coastal chic.
What better way to celebrate the national day of France, Bastille Day (Sunday 14th July), than with a FREE freshly-baked croissant from family-run artisan bakery PAUL (takeaway only).
From rich fondue with truffle, molten raclette and crispy rösti through to chateaubriand charbonnade on tabletop charcoal grills, the newly opened Heritage on Soho’s Rupert Street takes Swiss food to a new level.
The warmer weather has finally arrived, and summer is set to be a scorcher at Indian Accent in Mayfair. Offering innovative Indian cuisine in a stylish and sophisticated setting, this fine-dining destination is the place to be, from after work drinks accompanied by delicious dishes, through to late night dining, making the most of those balmy summer evenings.
Fenchurch Restaurant, the refined dining venue operated by premium hospitality group, rhubarb,within Sky Garden,has been awarded two AA Rosettesas part of the AA culinary excellence scheme.
With Wimbledon (1st– 14thJuly)just around the corner, we have the perfect line up for you. From Wimbledon inspired cocktails and desserts to picnic hampers and where to watch the matches, all these options are ACE!
Fenchurch Restaurant, the refined dining venue operated by premium hospitality group, rhubarb, within Sky Garden, has been awarded two AA Rosettes as part of the AA culinary excellence scheme.
Brasserie Blanc is welcoming in the summer by serving up a limited-edition Wimbledon dessert – the Strawberry Smash just in time for the British tennis season.
There’s a secret rooftop hotspot just waiting to be discovered. Upstairs, hidden away at the top of the four floor Smiths of Smithfield, there’s a beautiful rooftop terrace boasting a stunning vista over the dome of Smithfield Market and the city beyond. Ascend to the top of the venue to discover No.3 where a terrace, that’s half bar and half dining, awaits alongside a destination restaurant.
SOW is on a mission to bring naturally good food to Londoners. In the fast pace of London life, convenience is king and SOW has planted itself on Soho’s Great Marlborough Street to provide time-poor workers and busy shoppers with delicious bowl food on-the-go. And, with Frederick Forster, a former National Chef of the Year and Roux Scholar, behind the concept, this is fast food that’s full of flavour and nutrition.
First Restaurant Group (FRG), the operator responsible for a growing collection of landmark British pubs with rooms and destination restaurants, has opened its sixth site, The Hayden, on Westbourne Grove in Notting Hill.
Closely following the group’s opening in St Ives in Cambridgeshire, Eric Snaith, Executive Chef and owner of award-winning Eric’s Fish And Chips, will open a third site in Holt, Norfolk on 27 June 2019.
This July, Heritage, London’s first modern Swiss-inspired restaurant and bar will open on Soho’s Rupert Street.
In its 20th anniversary year, Carluccio’s celebrates Negroni Week (24th – 30th June) with Negroni masterclasses and the arrival of three new cocktails.
Luxury boutique hotel The LaLiT London is celebrating Pride with a touch of extravagance this year.
Things are hotting up in the city as London’s highest green oasis – Sky Garden – invites you to escape the busy streets below and see in the summer season in style.
Chef-Owner Nobu Matsuhisa will return to London to host two very special dinners on Wednesday 19th June at Nobu London Old Park Lane and Thursday 20th June at Nobu Shoreditch. Together with talented head chefs and their teams from London, Monte Carlo and Milan, they will collaborate on a bespoke six-course menu with paired beverage that celebrates the essence of the Japanese Omakase.
If you’re searching for a way to liven up your lunch hour, look no further than critically acclaimed Indian Accent in Mayfair. Continuing to redefine high end cuisine, Indian Accent has launched a new express lunch menu, priced at £24 per person including a main course and five accompaniments, with the choice to add dessert for £5.
Discover the very best of riverside dining at the all-new Waterside in Fulham. Located in Imperial Wharf, just minutes from the railway station, the three-floor grand pub has been transformed, post a major refurbishment, and is poised to be a summer hotspot.
The White Brasserie Company is set to launch The Oaks in the Dorset coastal town of Highcliffe, on 1stJuly, offering the reassuringly familiar with something a little different. The Oaks menu is characterised by dishes featuring impeccably sourced ingredients with attention paid to seasonality, sustainability, quality and flavour.
Last night (22nd May), luxury boutique hotel The LaLiT London was named Best UK City Hotel (51+ rooms) for the third consecutive year at the annual Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards (BoHos), presented during the 2019 Boutique + Lifestyle Hotel Summit.
The warmer weather is finally here and the terrace at luxury coastal destination, Roslin Beach Hotel in Southend-on-Sea is open. With panoramic views of Thorpe Bay and all-day drinking and dining options in a beautiful botanical setting, the expansive terrace at Roslin Beach Hotel is the place to be this summer.
Ormer Mayfair, the highly-acclaimed restaurant at Flemings Mayfair hotel, which is part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, has appointed Svetoslav Manolev as Head Sommelier.
This June, luxury country house hotel Down Hall will welcome ‘Cook Love,’ a new concept from long- standing Michelin-starred, London restaurant, Pied à Terre.
There’s a new plaice to eat in St Ives! Award-winning Norfolk-based Eric’s Fish And Chipsis coming to Cambridgeshire with a brand-new restaurant and take-away.
In a couple of weeks TV personality and two Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc’s renowned secret garden restaurant – Jardin Blanc– will open its doors for RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019.
Calling all Tiny Dancers and Island Girls! To mark the cinematic release of Rocketman, VIVI Restaurant and Bar invites you to don your electric boots and mohair suits and enjoy a limited-edition cocktail and bar bite pairing, inspired by the man of the hour himself, Sir Elton John.
On Friday 14th June, renowned chef Vivek Singh will join forces with Asma Khan of Darjeeling Express and star of Netflix’s Chef’s Table for a collaborative feast at Battersea Power Station’s London Seafood Festival.
Press pause on this year’s bank holiday plans as Any Given Bank Holiday Sunday, at The Piano Works, Farringdon and West End is back by popular demand and better than ever. With the addition of the new bottomless Aperol Spritz and pink Italian sparkling wine brunches, start your summer sessions now!
Ever since Picasso and Miro painted for their suppers at La Colombe d’Or, in the hills of Provence, the close connection between art and food has flourished. Nowhere is this more evident than at Oliver Peyton’s gallery restaurant, The National Café.
Say yes to all natural, plant-power this summer with PAUL’s latest seasonal range which boasts four new vegan breakfast and lunch options, providing delicious meat-free meals on the go.
Save the date! Bar + Block Steakhouse will be serving up the first taste of summer with a beautiful pop-up gin terrace.
French artisan bakery and pâtisserie, PAUL, will open its second Express shop on Tottenham Court Road on 13th May.
Picture-postcard riverside pub, The Bridge in Chertsey, is set to become a new local favourite, boasting al fresco dining, unrivalled views of the River Thames and stylish interiors.
Bristol’s newest hot spot, Bar + Block Steakhouse is now open on King Street and alongside a destination restaurant with a bar fit for any occasion, the venue boasts an outdoor terrace and will play host to a number of exciting events throughout the year.
From crispy spuds to mountainous Yorkies and lashings of gravy, you can’t beat a Sunday roast. Combine that with unlimited sides and bottomless booze at the City’s latest watering hole, Broadleaf, and you have the ultimate week-ender!
Spring has sprung in London and the perfectly pink Japanese Sakura flower, known as the cherry blossom, is in full bloom at P.F. Chang’s Asian Table.
Pan-Indian dining destination Baluchi is set to launch London’s first and only Naan’ery, a dedicated space offering contemporary twists on traditional bread recipes, cooked in a cast iron tandoor oven, and accompanied by perfectly paired wines.
Indian Accent’s New Delhi restaurant has retained its position as India’s best restaurant for the fifth consecutive year in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna.
Big Smoke Brew Co., the award-winning, independent brewery, has relocated to new 5,000 sq ft. premises in Esher.
With new seasonal menus, a hearty three-course brunch and free family-focused fun, Sky Garden has Easter bank holiday weekend firmly in sight.
Not all egg custard tarts are created equal. Santa Nata, a new pastelaria dedicated to Portugal’s iconic pastry will open on 22nd April on Russell Street by The Piazza in Covent Garden.
New all-day dining community pub, The Depot, in the heart of Kidbrooke Village, opens its doors on Wednesday 10th April, offering everything you’d want from a truly modern local – fantastic bar, restaurant and open plan working space, from breakfast right through to dinner and drinks.
Make your Easter Bank Holiday plans with London’s only non-stop live audience requested venues, The Piano Works, West End and Farringdon. Start your celebrations with the new bottomless Aperol Spritz brunch or join them for an Easter Sunday party to end all parties.
Luxury seaside destination, Roslin Beach Hotel in Southend-on-Sea has put all their eggs in one basket, creating the ultimate Easter escape that is the perfect choice for any foodie fanatic.
On Monday 1st April, the 12 strong group of London-wide Hippo Inn’s will be serving up its own namesake with the Hippo Burger – complete with swamp mud from Zambia
Re-opening on 2nd April following a major refurbishment, Wimbledon’s favourite local, Hand in Hand, is back with a brand-new look.
Luxury country house hotel, Down Hall , announces a £1.2 million refurbishment plan for its West Wing, due for completion in May 2019. The enhanced space, connected to the main house, provides a dedicated wing for weddings, parties and corporate events.
Those on the hunt for a touch of indulgence this Easter need look no further than The LaLiT London. Located on Tooley Street near Tower Bridge, enjoy the ultimate Easter experience at this luxury boutique hotel, available from 19th – 22nd April.
It’s wine o’clock and Bar + Block Steakhouse is inviting diners to celebrate World Malbec Day on Wednesday 17th April with a free glass of Malbec with every food order.
Sweeten up your Easter celebrations this year and hop over to French artisan bakery and patisserie, PAUL, for two stylish yet playful seasonal cakes, available as a single-serving individual cake or in a larger family- style size – order from www.paul-uk.com or purchase from any PAUL bakery from Tuesday 9th April.
It’s all change at The Bridge in Chertsey, courtesy of new owners Young’s. Currently undergoing an extensive makeover, the waterfront pub and hotel will reopen its doors on 22nd March with a talented chef and ex-Masterchef contestant in the kitchen, stylish new riverside terrace, Burger Shack and, at its very heart, a welcoming pub.
From 18th March until 7th July, Oliver Peyton’s restaurants, The National Dining Rooms and The National Café, are celebrating the “Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light” exhibition at The National Gallery with a limited-edition Spanish menu.
Next month will see the launch of a new Portuguese pastelaria in London, Santa Nata, specialising in the increasingly popular traditional Portuguese pastry with egg custard filling, Pastel de Nata.
Luxury seaside destination, Roslin Beach Hotel in Southend-on-Sea, is proud to announce its restaurant has been awarded a second AA Rosette as part of the AA culinary excellence scheme.
Our appetite for mums cooking remains long after the plates are cleared and forms many of our food tastes and memories.
What’s better than a cool, crisp G&T? A free cool, crisp Hendrick’s Gin & Tonic, of course, which can only mean it must be, back by popular demand, Young’s annual Cucumber Currency Day.
Bringing fresh new cuts to the city of Belfast is new kid on the block, Bar + Block Steakhouse. Making its Northern Ireland debut on Wednesday 24th April, the all-day dining steakhouse combines a destination restaurant with a bar that’s fit for any occasion.
Wine and dine your mamma this Mother’s Day weekend (30-31 March), with a three-course lunch or dinner at any Carluccio’s restaurant from only £22.95 per person, complete with a glass of prosecco.
Perched high above the capital with unrivalled 360° views of London’s iconic skyline, Bōkan offers an elevated dining and drinking experience in the heart of Canary Wharf.
Jardin Blanc – beautiful blooms, cutting edge design and creative dishes – the most prestigious official hospitality area and the place to be seen at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
Get ready to sink your teeth into Bristol’s newest hot spot, Bar + Block Steakhouse, opening on Tuesday 23rd April.
With the Rugby World Cup and ICC Cricket World Cup happening in the coming months, get ahead of the action, rub shoulders (and dine) with two of Britain’s biggest sporting names, Matt Dawson MBE and Sir Ian Botham at ‘Smiths’ of Smithfield, in Farringdon.
The Bedford in Balham is celebrating British Pie Week with 2-4-1 on a selection of limited-edition pies from 4th – 8thMarch*. With both vegan and meat, sweet and savoury choices, there are plenty of options, so grab a friend and tuck in.
Unique New Private Members’ Club Home Grown To Launch On 3rd April With Star-Studded Business Rockstar Events Series
Home Grown, the unique new private club for high-growth entrepreneurs will officially open its doors on 3rd April 2019 on Great Cumberland Place, Marylebone.
In honour of International Women’s Day, Banana Cabaret at The Bedford in Balham is hosting an all-female stand-up comedy special in aid of the international girls’ education charity, the Malala Fund.
Pi, the artisan pizzeria in Battersea Rise, offers the lightest, crispiest pizzas in town with creative toppings, as well as a lot more foodie credentials than your average pizza restaurant. Interiors are made for your Instagram feed with a floral ceilinged bar, glitter ball-esque glass mosaic pizza oven and courtyard complete with a living tree.
To catch all the live action this Six Nations, check out this handy guide for the best Young’s pubs in London to watch the rugby.
The music you want to hear mixed with cocktails, food and dancing until the early hours – that’s Valentine’s at London’s only non-stop audience requested live music venues, The Piano Works.
Igloos are not just for Christmas! Dust off your snow boots, leave your poles at the door and chill out in Tooting’s toastiest igloos at The Castle on the High Street.
Down Hall Hotel & Spa has announced a brand new series of outdoor concerts. Live at Down Hall will take place on 15th and 16th June 2019, headlining with two world class acts: Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra and James Morrison.
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a stay at luxury boutique hotel The LaLiT London.
Set sail under the stars for your supper this Valentine’s Day with Cinnamon Kitchen and MBNA Thames Clippers for a holiday with added spice.
This Chinese New Year welcomes the year of the pig, and Mariage Frères have created a special all-new blend.
A name that is synonymous with masterful techniques, confident Japanese flavours and picture-perfect presentation, Nobu is the ideal hotspot to celebrate an extraordinary Valentine’s Day.
Spice things up with an evening to remember at Indian Accent, Mayfair, who will be bringing some heat to the ultimate ‘date night’ with a dedicated seven-course tasting menu.
Following a £2 million makeover this autumn, one of London’s most prestigious casinos, Mayfair’s Palm Beach is back and it’s better than ever. Not just a place to try your luck at beating the house – with a destination restaurant, relaxed grill, cocktail bar and regular music, a night out at Palm Beach on Berkeley Street is so much more.
In honour of Burns Night on 25th January, award-winning Indian Accent in Mayfair is hosting a feast of whisky, wine and of course haggis.
The doors to London’s most anticipated luxury tea emporium, Mariage Frères are now open, bringing tea savoir-faire to the capital in a beautiful five-storey listed Georgian townhouse on Covent Garden’s King Street.
Award-winning VII Hills Italian Dry Gin has named bartender Gabriele Manfredi as its brand ambassador.
If you’re looking for a night of rip-roaring entertainment to banish those January blues, look no further than newly reopened The Bedford in Balham.
Whitbread will be launching their third London Bar + Block site in Wimbledon on 8th February, following successful launches in Nottingham, Aldgate and Leamington Spa in 2018.
Over indulged this Winter? In need of some TLC? Experience the ultimate down-time at Down Hall Hotel & Spa, with their detox, yoga and spa weekend on 19-20th January 2019 – guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated after a hectic party season.
Eat like a king this January and celebrate Epiphany with a classic French dessert,Galette des Rois, from artisan bakery and pâtisserie, PAUL.
Bringing the charm of The Alps to the heart of the capital is The White Haus in Farringdon with its unique, timber clad, chalet-style bar and dining room, complete with a bookable vintage cable car.
A name that is synonymous with masterful techniques, experimental flavours and picture-perfect presentations, NOBU is the ultimate hotspot to usher in the New Year.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at The LaLiT London! Bedecked in lush red flowers and foliage – in celebration of #purelove – the luxury boutique hotel has everything covered for a Christmas and New Year to remember.
Celebrate the Christmas season at Bōkan, London’s destination restaurant, bar and rooftop terrace in the heart of Canary Wharf. Towering 37, 38 and 39 storeys above the streets of the capital, Bōkan offers 360-degree show-stopping views of the iconic London skyline, making it the ultimate spot for festive feasting and partying with a view.
Following a multi-million-pound refurbishment that includes an £80,000 state-of-the-art sound system, Balham’s much-loved pub and one of London’s most famous grass-roots music venues and comedy clubs is back!
Down Hall Hotel & Spa has been awarded the “Something Different” accolade at the seventh annual Essex Wedding Awards.
Botanically-inspired, The Lost & Found has taken root on Ecclesall Road, inviting guests to sample, feast and sip on seasonal dishes and creative cocktails.
Imperial Treasure – one of Asia’s most admired Michelin-starred Chinese restaurants – will make its European debut on London’s Waterloo Place this December.
Kicking off the weekend in serious style, brunch at Zuaya fast tracks diners to the heart of South America. Expect all the vibrant colours and dynamic flavours of Mexico, Brazil and Peru, right through to the tip of Argentina, whilst jungle-inspired interiors and DJs play chill-out Amazonic beats.
With party season just around the corner, Brasserie Blanc on Walton Street, has just introduced its Christmas menu, packed with festive French favourites and plenty of vegan options.
TEXTURE RESTAURANT ACHIEVES HIGHEST-SCORING RESTAURANT FOR FOOD IN HARDEN’S RESTAURANT GUIDE 2019 SURVEY
7th November: Harden’s Restaurant Guide announces Michelin-starred Texture as the ‘top scoring restaurant for food’ in its 2019 restaurant survey, bar none.
Catch some Latin fever Bristol — Revolución de Cuba has arrived! The vibrant cantina and rum bar brings the sizzling Cuban heat to the heart of the city with its new harbourside venue.
Welcome to the world of Indian wine with London’s only event dedicated to Indian vineyards. On 16th November, Indian Wine Day comes to pan-Indian destination, Baluchi at The LaLiT London hotel on Tooley Street.
To celebrate World Vegan Month this November, Executive Chef Santosh Shah has launched a seven-course plant-based tasting menu at Baluchi, London's show-stopping pan-Indian dining destination at The LaLiT London - a luxury boutique hotel.
On Battersea’s much-loved Northcote Road, lies a cracker of a pub and it’s looking better than ever, courtesy of a full makeover. The almost 140-year old pub favourite has been effortlessly refreshed and is welcoming back locals and sports fans once again.
Caterers and event specialists, Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events, is reinventing dining on the water with the relaunch of two of its classic boats as modern dining experiences, featuring interiors by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio.
Glass Room, a new dining experience on the water, is about to weigh anchor and, with luxurious interiors by Tom Dixon as stunning as the spectacular views the boat affords, there’s a palpable wave of excitement in the air.
Escape the concrete jungle of the city to the White Forest with Savage Garden’s stunning, sky-high Narnia Terrace. Opening on 10th November, in collaboration with Absolut Elyx Vodka, find yourself travelling 12 storeys up, via the express ‘wardrobe’, to a magical world with enchanting views.
Coinciding with this year’s UK Sausage Week, pint and pork lovers alike are being invited to tuck into a sizzling serving of Britain’s best sausages across the capital with Hippo Inns.
On Tuesday 13th November, Daniel Fletcher – Head Chef of Fenchurch Restaurant at Sky Garden – will be joined by his fellow Great British Menu North-East contestants Danny Parker and David Coulson for a special dinner celebrating 70 years of the NHS.
The White Haus is a brand new pub officially opening its doors on Farringdon Street on 9th November. With three floors of rustic décor complete with cosy corners, cuckoo clocks and vintage cable cars, The White Haus brings the joie de vivre of ski season to the heart of the city from morning through to night.
Seeking an afternoon tea with a difference? Launching today, escape the city streets and head 12 storeys skyward to new rooftop bar Savage Garden, where wickedly decadent interiors and twisted dishes replace quaint white tablecloths and finger sandwiches.
Step right up, 12 floors up, come closer, you won’t believe your eyes, welcome to the scariest show on earth with Savage Garden’s frightfully fantastic ‘twisted circus’ party complete with evil clowns, circus performers, and even a human table.
Bristol, get ready to eat, drink and party like there’s no mañana – Revolución de Cuba, a brand new Cuban-inspired restaurant and bar, is coming to town this October!
As autumn rolls in, it’s time for game, steak and robust reds. Throughout October and November, Young’s pubs across London are partnering with meat and game experts and world-class wine estates Katnook and Bodega Norton, to offer a series of butchery and game masterclasses alongside wine tastings and pairing dinners.
28°-50° Wine Workshop and Kitchen has launched Winemaker Takeovers, a unique series of evenings bringing exciting wine producers from across the globe to London.
Vivek Singh marks Cinnamon Kitchen’s 10th anniversary with a one-off feasting dinner in collaboration with London’s finest Indian chefs
This November marks the 10th anniversary of Vivek Singh’s renowned modern Indian restaurant, Cinnamon Kitchen, located in the City’s Devonshire Square. In celebration of this milestone, Vivek has teamed up with five of London’s finest Indian chefs to host a one-off feasting dinner on Monday 5th November 2018 to showcase a decade of Indian deliciousness.
Nobu London, Berkeley Street and Shoreditch partner with The Childhood Trust to help vulnerable children in London
Nobu London, Nobu Berkeley Street and the recently opened Nobu Shoreditch, have partnered with child poverty charity The Childhood Trust to help vulnerable children living below the poverty line in London.
Vivek Singh and his modern Indian restaurants in London and Oxford are plating up for the planet with the launch of vegan tasting menus across the collection. With a selection of innovative and vibrant plant-based dishes on offer, vegans and non-vegans alike can indulge in the impressive surroundings of The Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen (City, Battersea, Oxford) and Cinnamon Bazaar.
Luxury private members’ club Home House will be welcoming two and four-legged guests alike for the capital’s most exclusive dog show – It’s a Dog’s Life – on Saturday 15thSeptember.
The world’s most exclusive purveyor of luxury teas and France’s iconic tea house, Mariage Frères, will open its first UK venue, and largest to date, this September. In addition to its unsurpassed range of premium teas, showcased in the world’s longest tea wall, the flagship store on Covent Garden’s King Street will be introducing its unique Cuisine au Thé concept with a 50% off food soft launch; running from 14th to 21st September. Valid on reservations only, bookings can be made by phone: 0044 (0)20 7836 1854 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seeking something a little more thrilling than yet another al desko lunch affair? Head to city hotspot Savage Garden for its new Savagely Swift lunch menu. Escape the concrete jungle and head 12 storeys up to this decadent rooftop lounge bar in Tower Hill for two vibrant courses for just £18, in under 45 minutes.
As game season shoots back around, The Jugged Hare in the City, London’s big name in game, is plucking, trussing and cooking up a storm, enthusing and educating, and throwing in a few unexpected twists! From a Gentleman’s Game Afternoon Tea, Finger Lickin’ Pheasant and grouse doughnuts through to limited-edition squirrel infused gin – this has to be The Jugged Hare’s most exciting game season yet.
To celebrate the return of game season, Executive Chef Santosh Shah will launch an exclusive six-course tasting menu on 1st September at Baluchi, the Pan-Indian dining destination located in luxury boutique hotel The LaLiT London.
Daniel Fletcher – Head Chef of Fenchurch Restaurant at Sky Garden, operated by rhubarb – has launched a dedicated tasting menu to celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service.
Tom, Dick and Harry’s is a stylish new restaurant that is anything but ordinary. Moreish, modern small plates, an unrivalled selection of the palest of Provence rosés, a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar, live music and the Sunday Roast Club are just a little taste of what’s on offer.
Mariage Frères, the world’s most exclusive purveyor of luxury teas favoured by haute couture fashion houses and the likes of The Beckhams, Charlize Theron, Hugh Jackman and Kylie Minogue, unveils its 2018 Christmas Collection.
Singani 63, the highly-anticipated spirit from Oscar-winning film director Steven Soderbergh, has officially launched in the UK and you can be amongst the first to try it at Manetta’s, the first bar in Europe to serve the spirit.
The UK is basking in the glorious sunshine of one of the hottest summers in years and as Brits shun the Balearics in favour of staycations closer to home, Roslin Beach Hotel in Southend-on-Sea is set for its best summer yet.
Whilst London’s love of brunch shows no signs of slowing down, it’s clear that the standard eggs benny, smoked salmon with scrambled eggs and smashed avo is no longer cutting it. Injecting some oomph and spice back into the glorious weekend staple is Cinnamon Kitchen Battersea with its brand new modern Indian Weekend Power Station Brunch.
Bōkan, London’s destination rooftop restaurant, bar and terrace has launched a brand-new cocktail menu influenced by the rich history of the Docklands.
Celebrate P.F. Chang’s Asian Table’s First Birthday with Free Signature Dishes from 4th – 10th August!
Pan Asian restaurant P.F. Chang’s Asian Table in Leicester Square turns the ripe old age of ONE this August and to celebrate, they will be offering guests complimentary dishes every day for a week!
In celebration of Afternoon Tea Week this August (14th – 20th), join Down Hall Hotel & Spa for a beautiful Allotment Afternoon Tea, using seasonal ingredients from fruit and vegetable patches on the 110 acres of surrounding gardens and woodland.
This September sees the opening of stunning new restaurant and bar Old Compton Brasserie, an all-day dining and drinking destination on Old Compton Street in the heart of Soho.
This winter, London’s favourite tropical paradise-inspired venue will transform into an icy winter oasis as ‘The Big Freeze’ descends on Tropicana Beach Club in Covent Garden. Launching on Thursday 8th November, The Big Freeze pop-up will be the coolest party paradise this winter until it melts away at the end of January!
Food in Italy isn’t simply ‘Italian’. Each region, town, village – and even family – does it their own way. This year, Carluccio’s brings you an exceptional range of hand-picked gifts for Christmas, carefully sourced from specialist Italian producers.
Home House Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with Bottomless Bedrooms: London’s First Unlimited Champagne Suite Package
Leave your inhibitions at the door: Home House has launched London’s first Bottomless Bedrooms, two exclusive overnight packages offering free-flowing* Moët & Chandon Champagne to celebrate the House’s 20th anniversary. The one rule? No Champagne showers (or baths) allowed.
Savage Garden – London’s latest rooftop destination, set 12 storeys above and far removed from the city’s concrete jungle below, is a bar like no other. A study in experimentation and temptation, the decadent décor, jaw-dropping views, dramatic cocktails and truly savage menus provide a standout venue like no other.
The world’s most exclusive purveyor of luxury teas and France’s oldest tea house, Mariage Frères, will open its first UK tea emporium in September. Bringing tea savoir-faire to the capital, the brand’s largest branch to date will be housed in a beautiful five-storey listed Georgian townhouse on Covent Garden’s King Street.
Continuing to redefine high-end Indian cuisine, Indian Accent in Mayfair announces that it is now open for lunch and dinner on Sundays and with its extended opening hours comes an exciting new weekend brunch menu with not an avocado insight. Chef Manish Mehrotra puts his unique spin on brunch with expertly spiced, imaginative plates that take inspiration from traditional regional dishes.
Get ready to soak up the sunshine this summer at Down Hall Hotel & Spa’snewly launched outdoor terrace. Idyllically situated on 110 acres of thriving gardens and woodland on the Hertfordshire/Essex border, the beautiful garden oasis offers superlative dining and a tranquil escape.
Young’s is inviting customers to celebrate National Piña Colada Day(10thJuly) with a complimentary Malibu Pina Colada from Friday 6th July – Tuesday 10th July.
Superfood lovers, rejoice! Michelin-awarded chef Aggi Sverrisson has this week launched Ísey Skyr Bar at 28-50 – London’s first dedicated skyr bar – located in the heart of London on Marylebone Lane.
With quality steaks at its core, a contemporary menu and a bar that’s guaranteed to bring in the crowds, Bar + Block Steakhouse is firing up the steak scene in the city of Nottingham.
Say yeehaa and get practicing your finest American accent because the 4th of July is just around the corner and we’ve brought together the best London venues to join in the celebrations.
On Sunday 22nd July, Pomona’s restaurant in Notting Hill will open its doors to give dog-owners and their canines the chance to take a-paws and relax together during a 90-minute yoga class followed by brunch on the new summer terrace.
This July, Tim Anderson, MasterChef winner and chef patron of Japanese restaurant, Nanban, has teamed up with Hawaiian poké experts, Honi Poké, to launch a fiery limited-edition bowl.
Almost 60 years to the day that Gravetye Manor opened its doors as a hotel, this stunning Grade I listed 16th century manor house reopens its Michelin-starred restaurant following a major redevelopment this month.
Just in time for the sunny weather ahead, Sky Garden have teamed up Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto to launch a pop up bar on Fenchurch Terrace, serving a limited edition menu of summer serves celebrating the botanical essence of the garden surroundings.
High-end Japanese restaurant Ginza Onodera has partnered with Tsujiri Matcha House to launch Onodera Ochakai, an afternoon tea with a difference in the heart of St James.
Wimbledon epitomises British summertime at its best. Crowds cheering on Murray Mound, strawberries and cream and the odd shower or two stopping play! Get a taste of this year’s tournament with limited edition treats from French artisan bakery and pâtisserie, PAUL.
A hidden sun trap found in the heart of Notting Hill, Pomona’s has launched their new-look summer terrace, boasting colourful florals and a dedicated Gin & Oyster Bar. Treat yourself to one of their fabulous gin specials, such as the Classic G&T Twist (gin,elderflower tonic, strawberry and black pepper) and Gin & Ginger (gin, lime and ginger beer), alongside a plate of fresh Maldon Oysters or a dish from Pomona’s seasonal menu, this alfresco terrace is the place to be this summer.
Luxury private members’ club Home House will celebrate Wimbledon in style this year with a bespoke Men’s Final package, available to both members and non-members. The package will include a luxury stay and a set Champagne lunch for two in the garden.
Take a walk on the wildside at Savage Garden, a new destination rooftop bar in Tower Hill set 12 storeys above the bustling City below. With a brutally botanical vibe, opulent interiors, expansive al fresco terrace and suitably savage cocktails, this is a bar like no other.
Bringing bold flavours and an abundance of sunshine to central London, Levantine restaurant, CERU (short for Cerulean, the brightest of azure blues), is now open on Soho’s D’Arblay Street. CERU takes diners on a flavour journey with sharing dishes inspired by the melting pot of cultures found in the Levant region – where the eastern Mediterranean meets the Middle East. With recipes from Cyprus to Syria, Turkey to Jordan, expect punchy flavours, a dizzy array of fresh herbs, spices, plenty of squeezes of lemon, sprinkles of jewel-like pomegranate seeds and a whole host of nuts, from pine and pistachio to almond and sesame.
New kid on the block, Bar + Block Steakhouse is bringing fresh new cuts to the city of Nottingham this summer.
Launching just in time for Father’s Day (17th June), brand-new all-day dining steakhouse Bar + Block is bringing fresh cuts to the city of Nottingham this summer and treating Dad’s to free steak on Sunday 17th June after 5pm*. In addition, they will be serving local carnivores to a fantastic opening preview offer of 50% off mains from 18th – 24th June.
From yoga and ballet to boxing, take a break from sweaty gyms this summer and venture outdoors to Aviary’s stunning rooftop terrace for the new wellness pop-up series – RooFIT – on selected Thursday and Fridays throughout the summer.
Renowned chef Vivek Singh has brought his famous Indian street food to Cinnamon Kitchen Oxford with the launch of JoHo SoHo located on the rooftop of Westgate. Teaming up with Ryan Chetiyawardana aka Mr Lyan, regarded as the world’s best mixologist, the colourful alfresco pop up has a line-up of signature street food alongside a range of sustainable ‘Upcycled & Recycled’ cocktails.
Caterer to the stars and the premium hospitality group behind Sky Garden, rhubarb, has partnered with Dan Doherty (previously of Duck and Waffle) – award-winning chef, author and judge of new BBC One show Britain’s Best Home Cook, alongside Claudia Winkleman and Mary Berry – for its new all-day dining destination in New York’s Hudson Yards, opening March 2019.
English Wine Week 2018: Ormer Mayfair launches limited-edition menu with paired English wines whilst Barrel Room will host exclusive wine tastings
English Wine Week kicks off on 26th May, celebrating our country’s most talented winemakers. Ormer Mayfair, the restaurant within the luxury Flemings Mayfair hotel, arguably houses one of London’s largest English wine collections and will be showcasing the best of Blighty’s home-grown grapes with a paired menu.
As the evenings grow longer and the mercury rises, step into summer at the Tanqueray Garden, a vibrant gin garden complete with negroni fountain, popping-up at The Sipping Room at West India Quay.
Brave the queue as Kakigori, one of Japan’s trendiest desserts, has just landed in London, currently being served to-go by Hawaiian poké specialists Honi Poké.
Get ready to kick back canal-side, soak up the sunshine and partake in some alfresco dining this summer at The Waterway’s newly revamped, all-weather terrace on the banks of Regent’s Canal in Maida Vale.
Featuring an all-day bar and eatery, luxe cocktail bar, classic British grill and a top end restaurant, ‘Smiths’ of Smithfield follows the ethos of the higher you go the higher-end the experience.
On Monday 11th June, Cornish pub The Mariners – by Nathan Outlaw and Sharp’s Brewery – will be surfing into Knightsbridge to host a one-off pop-up at Nathan’s Michelin-starred restaurant, Outlaw’s at The Capital. The ticketed event will come in the form of a fantastic five-course beer pairing dinner, led by The Mariner’s head chef, Zack Hawke, and Sharp’s beer sommelier, Ed Hughes.
Israeli food has become quite the hot ticket and Delicatessen – a recently opened neighbourhood restaurant in Hampstead – promises to deliver modern Middle Eastern soul food, bursting with vibrant flavours. Influenced by Head Chef Or Golan’s diverse heritage, experience at celebrated restaurants across Tel Aviv and time spent leading the kitchen at Ottlolenghi in Belgravia, the menu’s dishes are earthy, punchy and designed for sharing – synonymous with Middle Eastern dining culture.
With World Cup excitement about to hit fever pitch, The Piano Works and Studio 88 are hosting the ultimate matchday fixtures including live music, competitive drinks promotions and, of course, all the live action from Russia on huge screens. Watching the beautiful game just got even more entertaining!
From London to Liverpool, Birmingham to Brighton, there’s a Carluccio’s restaurant near you offering you bottomless bubbles when ordering off its brand new breakfast menu.
Luxury private members’ club Home House, has appointed renowned chef and food writer Sophie Michell as Executive Chef – formerly the UK’s youngest female Executive Chef at the Belgrave Hotel – to further elevate its food offering.
Kick start the Easter Bank Holiday weekend with a bottomless boozy brunch.
The House of Song Celebrates Girl Power! Supporting Women in the Music Industry for International Women’s Day
Ladies, gather your girl squad! It’s International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8th March. The House of Song is celebrating at London’s only non-stop, audience-requested live music venues – The Piano Works in Farringdon and recently-opened Studio 88, next to Leicester Square.
Flee the burrow to Flemings Mayfair and nibble your way through the brand-new Peter Rabbit-themed afternoon tea in celebration of the eagerly anticipated film with an all-star cast, which hits UK cinema screens on 16th March.
Sky Lounge rooftop bar located on 12th floor of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Tower of London has closed to make way for a new rooftop bar opening in June.
Pie lovers rejoice! London’s greatest award-winning pie pub, Windmill Mayfair, is the perfect place to celebrate British Pie Week (5th – 11th March).
It’s official, the wait is over. In an eggciting battle with some of the country’s best chefs, The Smoking Goat was announced triumphant at Young’s eighth Scotch Egg Challenge which took place at The Canonbury in Islington yesterday (21st February).
Cinnamon Kitchen Battersea has just released tables for its exclusive 50% off food soft launch preview week from 12th – 19th March 2018, ahead of its official opening at Battersea Power Station. Be one of the first through the doors with tables available for lunch or dinner. To book, please visit www.cinnamon-kitchen.com/battersea.
World-famous The York Roast Co., who transformed the humble YorkyPud™ Wrap into an overnight worldwide viral sensation and well and truly got York back on the map, are turning their York Stonegate venue into a diner and shop, re-opening in March.
Tired of leaving your pup home alone for happy hour? Us too! That’s why every Drake & Morgan bar and restaurant – including The Happenstance, The Sipping Room and The Allegory – is dog-friendly, with a dedicated drinks offering especially for man (and woman)’s best friend.
On Wednesday 28th February, The Summerhouse, idyllically located on the banks of the Grand Union Canal in London’s Maida Vale, will host an exclusive five-course Mount Pleasant Estate Wine Dinner lead by esteemed, six generation winemaker, Scott McWilliams.
Hot from the oven and baked to perfection, the humble sausage roll has arrived at PAUL bakery and is set to bring a little French je ne sais quoi to your favourite British classic.
From the man behind one of London’s most groundbreaking modern Indian restaurants, The Cinnamon Club, Vivek Singh announces the opening of his latest restaurant Cinnamon Kitchen at London’s iconic Grade II-listed* landmark, Battersea Power Station this March.
28°-50° Wine Workshop and Kitchen is kicking off the weekend in style with an exclusive Saturday lunch offer for all the family.
Enjoy a Vegan Valentine's Day at Michelin-starred Texture or Seafood at 28°-50° Wine Workshop and Kitchen
This year, celebrate Valentine’s Day with a difference with The Texture Restaurant Group, with a series of special menus available from 14-17th February.
Premium arm of Marston’s, Revere, announces two new The Lost & Found sites and a refurbishment of their original Birmingham site for 2018. The group will open their second Leeds site in February, re-open Birmingham in March, and launch a brand-new site in Bristol in April.
Shh… Can you keep a secret? Dirty Little Secret bar is opening in the heart of Liverpool on Saturday 27th January. Soon to be the talk of the town, this is one secret you definitely want in on…
You remember how the old sayings go; mates before dates, misters before sisters, Fries Before Guys…
A little slice of Scotland will be arriving in the capital this January as select Young’s and Geronimo pubs host highland flings that would make Rabbie Burns proud, complete with Scottish feasts, whisky tastings and traditional bagpipers, plus there’s a free dram of Glenfiddich at your local.
Don’t let January give you the blues, ditch the detox and stretch those pennies further, because a little of what you fancy can actually do you good.
Add some joy to January at Carluccio’s with mains for just £1. From 4th January – 8th February diners ordering a full-price main dish will get another for just £1.
It’s that time of year, the festive bubble has burst, the ‘new year new you’ stuff is already wearing thin, and pay day is still a long way away. Fortunately, help is at hand.
It’s out with the old as we bid farewell to 2017 and welcome in the New Year – but no big sendoff goes without a bang!
This January, a modern interpretation of a classic French crêperie comes to Spitalfield’s Artillery Passage with the opening of L’Ami Malo.
January: the month of resolutions, gym memberships and tightened purse-strings. Helping you escape the blues is Drake & Morgan.
Bringing a slice of New York’s edgy meatpacking district to the heart of Fife Leisure Park, one of the fastest growing restaurant concepts in the US, Smashburger, has opened its doors to welcome the people of Dunfermline.
Forget France and Switzerland as ski season has arrived at The Devonshire in Balham.
Karagee Fried Chicken for Christmas: Ginza Onodera brings a taste of modern Japanese tradition to London
Every year, 3.6 million Japanese families indulge in a finger lickin’ good Christmas dinner, courtesy of KFC™. And this Christmas, high-end Japanese restaurant Ginza Onodera, based in St James, has elevated this Japanese tradition to new heights.
The new look Chequers Inn in Hanham Mills, Bristol, is home to seasonal British food, fine wines, fantastic beers and an exceptional collection of craft gins.
Bedecked with the calming colours and textures of washed-out timbers and eau de nil tiles, The Listing will offer an ideal spot for business breakfasts, working lunches, long boozy brunches and evening drinks.
Make this Christmas Day the best one yet with Vinoteca’s superb six-bottle wine case taking you through the 25th December in style.
With Christmas cocktails, late-night parties and an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration, Farringdon’s The Piano Works – London’s only non-stop live music venue famed for its talented live band that plays nothing but your requests – is the place to be this season.
Baby, it’s cold outside! Luckily, The Sipping Room has it all covered (quite literally) with six giant pop-up igloos, all offering the perfect party hotspot. For the ultimate VIP experience book one of the two Copper Dog whisky igloos, complete with a bespoke cocktail and party bite menu.
The Jugged Hare & Cabrito Launch #Goatober 2017: Exclusive one-night-only dinner with chefs from The Jugged Hare, Duck & Waffle, Temper, HIX Restaurants and River Cottage
Mix & Muddle with The London Essence Company & Drake & Morgan Complimentary Taste of Summer Mixology Workshops
The Buzz Of Barcelona Arrives In Docklands! Introducing The Anna De Codorníu Terrace On The Thames Pop-Up
Carluccio’s to open new generation restaurant at mell square From pizza to pasta, coffee to cocktails, breakfast to bruschetta
Add a drop of Irish dew to your brew with a special edition St Patrick’s Day Boilermaker #DEWandABrew
PAUL bakeries raise £15,013 for The Felix Project as part of the Sharing our Daily Bread Initiative, donating 50p per loaf to Reduce Waste & Reduce Hunger
Young’s Launch Blue Monday Pop-Up This January Pub Group Reclaims Hygge For The Brits With House Of Happiness Experience
Greenwood Pub Restaurant to open in new NOVA Victoria development complete with barbershop, brow & lashes bar and Sports Lounge. Enjoy a 50% off food opening offer!
London’s latest rooftop restaurant and terrace bar to open with 50% off food for a limited period only
‘Blood Feast’ a Celebration of Gothic Horror at Balans Soho Society, Kensington High Street this Halloween
All things sweet and spiced: Vivek Singh & Paul A Young collaborate on taste-sensation spiced truffles and a decadent dessert for Chocolate Week
Three Michelin-starred Eneko Atxa’s informal Basque restaurant to open 1st September with a soft launch throughout August
Eneko at One Aldwych, the highly anticipated informal Basque restaurant opening in London’s One Aldwych hotel, will officially launch on 1st September with a soft opening throughout August when guests can enjoy 50% off food.