On 4th and 5th February 2022, Executive Chef and Founder of The Cinnamon Collection, Vivek Singh, is joining forces with the 2020 MasterChef: The Professionals final four – Santosh Shah, Philli Armitage-Mattin, Bart Van der Lee and winner Alex Webb – for an exclusive 10-course supper club.
Forget the Christmas turkey and sprouts, it’s time to make way for this year’s juicy festive burger goodness, because is there anything better than a festive feast in a bun?
Jhakaas, a new and premium Modern Indian delivery and collection brand, has launched on Brockley Rise, SE London.
Tis the season of goodwill, seeing friends, colleagues and family and celebrating the most wonderful time of the year. Searcys restaurants and bars have plenty of treats in store in the run-up to the big day, from decadent dinners and indulgent afternoon teas through to vegan twists and drinks a plenty. Loosen your belts and look no further than Searcys to celebrate this Christmas.
From lockdown delivery to Canary Wharf comes Mediterranean pizza restaurant Gallio, opening the doors of its first permanent restaurant in The Atrium Kitchen on Upper Level 2 of Cabot Place on Monday 6th December.
Looking for a spot to celebrate in the West End without breaking the bank? Then head to Lola’s Underground Casino at The Hippodrome for the free to attend Glitter Ball this New Year’s Eve!
Following its successful delivery-only launch, premium, fast-casual Mediterranean pizza restaurant, Gallio, will open its first full-service permanent site in Canary Wharf on Monday 6th December.
This season, stunning Nordic-inspired restaurant Aquavit London in St James’s Market will be serving up a sensational seven-course festive menu.
Just in time for the festive season, Hattingley Valley, the award-winning family-owned Hampshire winery, has announced the release of two new premium still wines to its boutique STILL By Hattingley collection – the STILL Pinot Noir 2020(£25) and the Reserve STILL Chardonnay 2020 (£25), created by Head Winemaker Emma Rice.
Live music is well and truly back, and what better way to celebrate than at a new series of live performance at iconic underground Leicester Square cabaret bar, Lola’s Underground Casino.
‘Tis the most wonderful time of the year and as the festive season draws near, it’s time to dust off those party hats and get into the Christmas spirit with Young’s pubs.
Sleigh bells are ringing ready for the festive season as Whitbread restaurants launch ‘Santa’s Secret Breakfast Hideout’ at its nationwide pubs and restaurants.
Fancy a break from the cooking and escaping to a hotel this Christmas? With a roaring log fire, luxurious bedrooms and uninterrupted views of the beautiful Essex countryside, Down Hall Hotel, Spa & Estate is the perfect destination for a Christmas break.
There’s no denying Londoner’s love their dogs and this Christmas, The Happenstance (St. Paul’s) and The Refinery Bankside(Southwark) are inviting you to don your festive jumpers, spruce up your pooch in seasonal attire and raise a glass for London’s first ever Christmas ‘Pup’ Crawl on Sunday 5th December, from 11am – 2pm – in partnership with Paaw House, Butternut Box, and dog rescue charity, Wild at Heart Foundation.
Elevate your weekend brunch plans this festive season and secure one of the hottest tables in town. From disco, drag and Motown to live brass bands – experience knockout entertainment and bottomless drinks, running from 27th November – 19th December.
Ed’s Easy Diner will partner with upcoming Hollywood picture Clifford The Big Red Dog to screen the film before its official UK cinema release on 10th December.
Looking for a festive menu with a difference? Then head to FishWorks Fishmonger and Restaurant for a Christmas menu perfect for any celebration or soirée.
The holiday season is almost upon us, and this year, once again, the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane brings the most magical drinking and dining experiences to Mayfair.
Introducing Isola, the much-anticipated new arrival from the award-winning and family-run San Carlo Group – the brains behind Alto and its Dior pop-up and now, the city’s hottest new dining destination.
Bringing Christmas home, Searcys has got the festive season all wrapped up with the launch of its gifting range. Give a gift of Searcys from bottles of signature Champagne and new bespoke porcelain sets to 40-plus gift experiences across iconic venues for those looking for something a little different.
Tis the season to be jolly… and historic Grade II listed property Horwood House is poised and ready to provide the perfect luxury escape for a Christmas to remember.
Whether you’re celebrating Christmas with friends or family, or even on your own, make sure you’re doing it with a glass of Hattingley Valley in hand. The award-winning, family-owned Hampshire winery has a bottle for every occasion and is the must-have choice of fizz to toast this festive season.
Forget joining queues at the supermarket and hours spent prepping in the kitchen – the clever elves at Drake & Morgan have done all the hard work for you, leaving you more precious time to spend with family and friends.
The countdown to Black Friday, arguably the biggest shopping day of the year, has officially begun!
Following five sell-out weeks of his modern Nepalese pop-up at Cinnamon Kitchen City, Santosh Shah is extending the residency at Vivek Singh’s Devonshire Square restaurant due to popular demand for select dates across November and December.
The most wonderful time of the year is nearly upon us! And to celebrate, luxury French tea emporium will be opening its festive Terrasse de Noël – an afternoon tea pop-up complete with its very own al fresco winter terrace on Covent Garden’s King Street.
With Christmas just around the corner, epic dessert destination Creams Café is launching a brand-new perfect pud to kick off the festivities, sure to leave you feeling merry and bright.
When the UK’s leading cheesecake wizards and Baileys collide, festive magic is bound to happen.
With Christmas 2020 pretty much cancelled, let’s make the most of it this year by getting out of the kitchen and spending more time with loved ones.
Created by Executive Chef world’s first Meatologist™ Ioannis Grammenos, Heliot Steak House’s renowned line-up of expert steak masterclasses – first launched in 2018 and featuring butchery, cookery, wine pairings and dining – will return to the award winning* restaurant at The Hippodrome Casino this autumn.
Londoners, it’s time to say cheers and raise a toast to our city! Leading bar and restaurant group, Drake & Morgan, has partnered with Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame, on a limited-edition Procession Lager and five new beer-infused cocktails to celebrate the annual Lord Mayor’s Show, taking place on Saturday, 13th November.
Following a major £6 million refurbishment, Grade II listed Buckinghamshire property Horwood House showcases an extensive portfolio of brand-new events facilities, offering 20 multi-purpose spaces, many with natural light, suitable for business meetings, corporate training, conferences, private dinners, parties, and celebrations.
From cosy hideaways and après ski retreats to jungle escapes, toast to good times at the city’s hottest new winter terraces. Sit back and relax in chic and comfy surroundings, with stunning backdrops and spectacular winter cocktails to really get you into the festive spirit.
Known for pushing the boundaries in molecular mixology, Bristol’s avant-garde restaurant and cocktail bar, The Lost & Found on Queens Road, has now taken its dining to new levels this autumn with an exciting new menu of seasonal plates.
Nordic-inspired restaurant Aquavit London is welcoming the arrival of autumn with an innovative new à la carte menu from recently appointed Head Chef Jonas Karlsson.
London is embracing all things skewered and recently opened Junsei on Marylebone’s Seymour Place is certainly raising the bar.
Welcome to our round-up of the best things to eat, drink and do this Halloween, from boozy brunches to drag balls through to spook-tacular afternoon teas and sweet treats – no tricks here!
In the heart of London’s concrete jungle, discover a gem of a modern Italian restaurant. Osteria, located on the second floor of the Barbican Centre overlooking the iconic lakeside and fountains, brings a slice of Italy to the area’s modern, brutalist surroundings.
Jhakaas, meaning ‘epic/superb’ in Hindi, is firing up the tandoor and set to open for delivery and collection on 21st October.
In the words of Mark Twain “Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right” and what better excuse to pop open a bottle or two than Global Champagne Day?
To celebrate Halloween, luxury French tea purveyor Mariage Frères is introducing a bewitching new afternoon tea experience at its resplendent tea emporium in the heart of London’s Covent Garden.
Discover London’s newest underground bar, 116 Pall Mall Champagne Bar by Searcys, as it opens its doors for the first time during the week to the public.
This year, Sky Garden’s annual Halloween party will be bigger and better than ever before. On Friday 29th October and Saturday 30th October, hell-raising tricks and treats will play out 35 floors above The City — the iconic Sky Garden will have had a spooktacular makeover and be filled with live music, late-night dancing, and deliciously deadly cocktails.
Certain to put a smile on your face with its flamboyant desserts and savoury treats, Creams Café has opened its doors in King’s Cross, set to be followed by a store in Marble Arch opening on 15th October, and in Royal Wharf on 15th November.
Just-opened Ganymede on Belgravia’s Ebury Street offers exceptional British cuisine and a carefully crafted drinks list, in a relaxed yet elegant bar and dining room. Named after the largest moon of Jupiter, Ganymede is the second opening from Oliver Marlowe and Hubert Beatson-Hird, who brought The Hunter’s Moon to South Kensington to rave reviews.
Named after the Greek goddess of the night, NYX Hotel London Holborn is swiftly becoming the place to be and be seen thanks to its everchanging roster of exciting events.
Find your happy plaice where the food is good for your sole at FishWorks Covent Garden!
Beautiful views of the city, a large rooftop terrace and four elegant and versatile rooms, The Royal College of Surgeons of England and its catering and events partner Searcys is delighted to introduce London’s newest destination venue, The View is located on the sixth floor of the prestigious College.
From the venue where Judy Garland played her last London concert, comes an exciting new sing-along experience where you and your friends become part of the performance and it’s completely free to attend.
Get Down with the Kids at Down Hall: Children Stay for Free and Sharky & George Adventure Camp Returns
The kids are back at school, but Half Term is firmly on the horizon, and Mums and Dads looking for a break that also entertains the kids need look no further than luxury Essex country house hotel, spa and estate Down Hall and its Adventure Camp with the UK’s leading creative kids party and event planners, Sharky & George.
Experience a taste of indulgence with a side of music as the Grade-I listed 116 Pall Mall opens to the public for the very first time with the launch of The Confectioner’s Afternoon Tea.
Creams, the UK’s leading dessert café brand, is continuing its nationwide expansion with the opening of three new dessert cafés in London, bringing its portfolio up to an impressive 100 sites. The three new sites include Marble Arch, King’s Cross and Royal Wharf.
International premium hospitality group, Rhubarb Hospitality Collection (RHC), announces the opening of The Market at 22 Bishopsgate, a new 20,000 square-foot multi-concept food and beverage destination in the heart of the City, featuring a brasserie called Market Kitchen , wine bar, food stalls and coffee bar and an outdoor café called Blend in partnership with The Gentlemen Baristas.
Add a Touch of Sparkle to your Christmas with Hattingley Valley's Luxury English Sparkling Wine Gift Boxes
The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching and, after the year we’ve had, it’s certainly a time to indulge and celebrate.
This September, the relaxed yet stylish Italian all-day brasserie and bar Isola will open its doors in the lively neighbourhood of St Christopher’s Place, just a stone’s throw from London’s Selfridges.
2nd September 2021 – In the same year that Vivek Singh’s The Cinnamon Club celebrates its landmark 20th anniversary, The Cinnamon Collection has today announced that it will open its first international outpost in Dubai this November, in partnership with luxury waterfront resort, Park Hyatt Dubai.
As we transition back to the office after WFH for 18 months, business breakfasts, lunch meetings and cocktails with colleagues are returning, and, with so many missed moments, a cheeky cocktail to kick-off proceedings might just be the order of the day.
Ring in the bitters and celebrate Negroni Week in style this September at luxury boutique hotel, Flemings Mayfair, with the UK’s first Negroni Suite – complete with your very own butler button!
Thursday 16th September marks Young’s 190th birthday and to celebrate the pub group will be hosting a series of events, giveaways, and surprises every Thursday throughout the month.
Nordic restaurantAquavit London in St James’s Market has appointed Jonas Karlsson as Head Chef.
Named after the Greek goddess of the night, NYX Hotel London Holborn is fast becoming one of the capital’s hottest spots thanks to its everchanging roster of exciting events.
After-work drinks and romantic dates in the sky return, as the Iris Bar by Searcys at The Gherkin reopens its doors for all on 4th September.
From the team behind South Kensington favourite The Hunter’s Moon, a new bar and dining room is set to take Belgravia by storm. Located on Ebury Street, Ganymede will officially open on 7th September, offering exceptional British cuisine and a carefully crafted drinks list, in the most beautiful of settings.
After a successful run on our TV screens, Santosh Shah – former Head Chef at Vivek Singh’s Cinnamon Kitchen City – will launch a dedicated modern Nepalese pop-up series at the restaurant inspired by his time on MasterChef: The Professionals 2020.
The charismatic Carlo Scotto is back at the stoves! His hyper-original tasting menus earned him rave reviews at Xier and, in advance of the opening of his latest venture Amethyst, a taste of Carlo’s creative cuisine can be found at Carousel in Marylebone from 31st August until 4th September.
Eat with a beat this bank holiday as steakhouse Bar + Block in Birmingham unveils its musical line-up, serving up four days of live music that can be enjoyed alongside the restaurant’s signature steaks and cocktails.
Sky Garden, London’s highest public garden, has teamed up with the UK’s favourite tonic brand, Fever-Tree, for a ‘Spritz in the Sky’ gin pop-up at its City Garden Bar. Located on level 36, it offers spectacular sunsets and views of London’s city skyline.
The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching and, after the year we’ve had, it’s certainly a time to indulge and celebrate.
A charming countryside pub and dining room in the heart of London, The Hunter’s Moon on Fulham Road is adding a roster of daily-changing specials centred around British game.
It’s National Burger Day on 27th August and what better way to celebrate it by getting your hands on some buns, hun? With decadent additions such as truffle, lobster and slow-cooked ox cheek elevating the humble burger, see below for a round-up of some of the yummiest burgers to sink your teeth into.
A historic 19th century riverside pub in acres of glorious gardens, superlative seasonal food and comfortable bedrooms that combine impeccable taste with picture postcard views. Welcome to North Norfolk’s latest foodie destination, Sculthorpe Mill, from seasoned restaurateurs and siblings Siobhan and Caitriona Peyton.
Carluccio’s has never been more ready to spread the festive joy with its wonderful range of new Christmas treats and signature all-time favourites, all lovingly made in Italy with recipes passed down through the generations. Buon Natale!
Dreams of a Mexican getaway been scuppered? No es problema – just head to Stratford instead! Home to East London’s largest al fresco terrace, Print House Bar & Kitchen is Stratford’s best kept secret.
Renowned for serving the freshest British fish and seafood, FishWorks is softening the post-weekend blues with its Monday Wine Club, designed to offer guests the chance to start the week in style with a generous 50% discount on a curated and weekly-changing list of its finest wines.
It’s been a year like no other and after a Christmas spent by many in tier four lockdown, we have never been more ready to embrace the comfort and joy of the festive season. With this in mind, luxury French tea emporium and purveyor, Mariage Frères, is bringing festive cheer straight into your home with its tea-inspired 2021 Christmas collection.
As the nation gears up to celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week (9th – 15th August), get ready to spread the strawberry jam, dollop that clotted cream onto freshly baked scones and raise your teacup, with a delivery from leading artisan French bakery, PAUL, directly to your door.
London’s hottest new destination rooftop bar, Sabine is set to step up your summertime plans by bringing a taste of Barbados to its rooftop on 11th August. Hosted in collaboration with the world’s oldest running rum distillery, Mount Gay, expect tropical cocktails, a sky-high barbecue and delicious Bajan rum.
Celebrate a true British pastime this Afternoon Tea week (9th-15th August) with some of the country’s best and most exciting afternoon teas. From classic and boozy teas to inventive twists, special menus and themed treats, there is somewhere for everyone to get a slice of the action.
Tired of the same old bottomless brunches and looking for something more than just unlimited bubbles and food? Inject some excitement into your August Bank Holiday Sunday (29th August) with two of London’s best alternative brunches, complete with knockout entertainment from some of the capital’s best West End stars and the UK’s up-and-coming soul singers.
In the immortal words of Henry James, “There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea” and Searcys could not agree more.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are underway this summer, and if your hopes of ticking Japan off your bucket list were dashed, all is not lost! Here are two of our favourite spots to enjoy Japanese cuisine without leaving London along with details on the official Team GB English sparkling wine.
Calling all brunch enthusiasts… it’s time to wake up to the ultimate Indian brunch! That’s right, the Bottomless Biriyani Brunch has landed on the cobbled streets of Covent Garden at Cinnamon Bazaar and it’s not just for the weekend! Head to Maiden Lane any day between noon and 4pm and fill up on some of the best Indian food in London.
Steak – it’s not an ingredient, it’s a religion. A good steak is the answer to many problems; date-night, family-night, or where to catch-up-with-friends night. Cue the arrival of all-day steakhouse Bar + Block on New Marlborough Yard in Southwark.
For the first time, cornerstone of the West End, The Hippodrome, is offering unprecedented access to its wine cellar and little black book of exciting winemakers with the arrival of its Wine Club, curated and hosed by sommelier and Head of Wine, Salvo Russo.
Make the most of the great British summer and head to Beefeater Crows Nest in Tring and its brand-new pop-up gin garden, in partnership with Warner’s Gin & Fever-Tree. Open from Thursday 22nd July, Beefeater has transformed its garden with floral installations, garden swings, colourful umbrellas, and fairy lights throughout, and with an outside gin bar serving expertly mixed G&Ts, it’s destined to be your local summer hotspot.
Nestled in the heart of Buckinghamshire, Horwood House is delighted to announce its first Summer Wedding Showcase on Sunday, 1st August – the journey to your wedding starts here.
Champagne is on ice as the ultimate masterclass of all things fizz returns to London post lockdown.
Foodies of Selly Oak, rejoice! The Restaurant Hub, a brand-new dining destination featuring five of the high street’s most popular restaurant brands, is opening in the Sainsbury’s Superstore on Selly Oak Boulevard on 28 July.
Omakase, meaning “I’ll leave it up to you”, is the Japanese tradition of letting the chef take control of the entire meal and nobody does it better than Executive Chef Padam Raj Rai of Hot Stone restaurants in Fitzrovia and Islington.
The Cinnamon Club first opened its doors in 2001 at the historic Grade-II listed Old Westminster Library and has been redefining fine-dining Indian cuisine ever since.
Things are hotting up in the city as London’s highest green oasis – Sky Garden – launches its summer series of Morning Yoga classes with TruBe.
The time has (finally!) come to get together at the bar and what better way to celebrate than with a pint? As nothing quite beats that feeling of a cold beer in your hand, the next round is on Young’s, who are celebrating the return of the pub by treating 30,000 of its On Tap app users to a pint* this July.
To celebrate National Doughnut Week (10th-18th July) Creams Café has created a delicious limited-edition doughnut box featuring two brand-new sweet treats; the Hershey’s Cookies n Creme Doughnut and the Reese’s Doughnut.
Luxury Essex country house hotel Down Hall announces the opening of a new modern British restaurant this month, Garden Room, which will open on 14th July with new Executive Chef Graham Noonan-Chatham at the helm, prioritising micro-seasonality and home-grown produce from the hotel’s new kitchen garden.
With the weather heating up and the Euros just around the corner (11th June – 11th July), followed by Wimbledon (28th June – 11th July), sports fanatics are sure to be eyeing up the best venues with outdoor screens around the city to catch all of the action.
With going out for some well-deserved indulgence back on the menu, and in anticipation of Burger & Lobster’s 10th anniversary later this year, the renowned surf & turf specialists are turning the clock back to 2011 when it all started, bringing you a lobster lunch at opening menu prices.
Luxury French tea emporium, Mariage Frères, has got you covered with their refreshing iced tea collection.
This summer, head to Devonshire Terrace in the heart of the city to experience the UK’s first pop-up bar from leading premium CBD brand, TRIP.
Luxury Essex country house hotel, spa and estate Down Hall has teamed up with the UK’s leading creative children’s party and event planners, Sharky & George for a summer of immersive fun.
PAUL has teamed up with The Food Medic, to launch a collection of well-balanced, vibrant and flavour-packed salads, bringing a touch of sunshine and goodness to your lunch hour.
Ready to drink cocktail connoisseurs, Liberation Cocktails, has launched an all-new Espresso Martini bottle – a proper adult cocktail that’s perfect for sipping in the sun this summer.
Stylish newcomer, NYX Hotel London Holborn is sashaying into the spotlight as it unleashes two fabulously spectacular nights with an unmissable line-up of glamorous guests.
Hattingley Valley, the family-owned Hampshire winery, has announced its license with Team GB to celebrate the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
With The Championships set to return to Wimbledon in just a few weeks’ time, luxury French tea emporium Mariage Frères has created a limited-edition tennis-themed dessert!
As the tennis tournament returns from 28th June – 11th July, Young’s Pubs are serving up the action with pop-up bars, installations from Sipsmith and plenty of gin.
Get ready, Leamington Spa – a brand new concept from everyone’s favourite Italian restaurant group, Carluccio’s, is being trialled in your town on 24th June!
This June, Glasgow is set to welcome a new restaurant to its food scene as modern all-day steakhouse Bar + Block gets set to open its doors on Friday 11th June.
FishWorks on Swallow Street will be hosting a series of new concept evenings to celebrate lesser talked about wine regions on 23rd June and 7th July, building a bespoke menu to complement the wines, rather than vice versa.
In celebration of English Wine Week (19th-27th June), and to support British wines and vineyards, enjoy a glass of England’s finest sparkling from award-winning, family-owned Hampshire winery, Hattingley Valley.
Ahead of World Gin Day (12th June) and with summer finally in full swing, The Rooftop – London’s highflying hotspot perched five stories above the iconic Hippodrome Casino – has teamed up with Tanqueray to launch a summery al fresco gin garden in the heart of the London.
Transporting you to the sun-soaked Amalfi coast in just one spoonful, the cheesecake connoisseurs at Pleesecakes are joining forces with premium Italian gin, Malfy, on limited-edition, gin-infused cheesecakes – available for nationwide delivery and just in time World Gin Day, 12th June.
Make up for lost time and raise a glass to the avant-garde world of Ingenious cocktails – the new menu of sensational serves from a Victorian hideaway, The Lost & Found on Greek Street, as it launches its summer menus.
Bring an authentic taste of Italy to your home this summer with Carluccio’s all-new, ready-to-drink bottled cocktails!
Revere Pub Company – the premium arm of Marston’s – is set to expand its portfolio with the launch of Hartford Hall on School Lane in Northwich, Cheshire next month.
Introducing The World’s First Cheeseburger Cheesecake…
This bank holiday is all about chin-dribbling burgers, plant-based patties and bun times, as Young’s celebrate the Big Sizzle Weekend at their burger shacks.
Set to be the perfect spot for casual countryside dining, Harry’s Bar & Kitchen is now open for the very first time within the newly transformed Horwood House, post the hotels £5.5 million pound refurbishment.
To ensure a last hurrah at home before restrictions lift on 21st June, what better way to celebrate Dad this Father’s Day than with a fantastic fine-dining DIY feast delivered straight to your door?
Having first opened in December 2020 for delivery and takeaway only; SUMI in Notting Hill, from Endo Kazutoshi, opened its doors for in restaurant dining on 18th May 2021.
NYX Hotel London Holborn opens in London’s mid-town.
Bigger and better than ever before, the team behind the Camden’s coolest eatery and London’s first all-vegan diner is opening its second on Islington’s Upper Street, next door to another first, its world-famous vegan butcher.
Carluccio’s and Sainsbury’s are teaming up to test out three new in-store concepts for the first time.
Brand-new restaurant, Hot Stone in Fitzrovia, will officially open its doors on 19th May. Bringing the refined sushi, sashimi and signature hot stone cookery loved by patrons of its first restaurant on Islington’s Chapel Market to Windmill Street, tables are already in high demand.
Heritage Dulwich is set to put West Dulwich on the map for fine-dining cuisine, when it opens on Rosendale Road on 18th May with acclaimed Executive Chef Dayashankar Sharma at the helm.
This year, pioneering fine-dining Indian restaurant, The Cinnamon Club, celebrates its 20th anniversary and, to mark the occasion, Executive Chef Vivek Singh is hosting a very special birthday dinner on the 25th May.
Following the viral success of Rudy’s Vegan Butcher, the UK’s first permanent vegan butcher which opened its doors in Islington last year, the team behind the cult plant-based brand is bringing its signature cruelty-free cuts to central London, with a new counter at world-renowned department store, Selfridges.
The Cocktail Cruiser from Liberation Cocktails is invited to all the best parties, pitching up anywhere from monstrously big manor houses to cute little cul-de-sacs, pretty parks and wind-swept beaches.
Nestled between the New Forest and the Solent, Careys Manor & SenSpa offers a picturesque getaway in the countryside for the ultimate summer staycation.
For a relaxing and revitalising break that will have you feeling (and looking) a million dollars head to luxury boutique hotel, Flemings Mayfair.
The sky is getting brighter, the days are getting longer, and the summer of the staycation is firmly in sight. If you’re seeking a countryside getaway that offers incredible food, beautiful bedrooms, and stunning surroundings, then look no further than The Montagu Arms in Beaulieu, and its three AA Rosette Terrace Restaurant.
The UK’s first permanent vegan butcher from champions of cruelty free comfort food, Rudy’s Vegan, has reopened!
Weekend brunch bookings might be like gold dust, but Londoners you’re in luck…Bringing bottomless fizz, food and frolics to the city is Drake & Morgan with its brand-new, all-singing, all-dancing brunches to keep spirits high and our social calendars jam-packed this summer.
Sky-high dining returns as Searcys at The Gherkin gets set to reopen its doors from Monday 17 May.
Whilst drinking in pubs is still a little way off, parks and garden gatherings are about to be back on the agenda and, with cans and party kegs aplenty, ready-to-drink cocktail connoisseurs Liberation Cocktails have al fresco fun covered this season.
It is time to get together and celebrate with friends and family, as Whitbread announces the reopening plans of its 38 restaurants in Scotland, including Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table and Cookhouse + Pub.
It’s officially picnic season! Next week we can finally meet in groups outdoors so grab five of your closest family and friends, picnic baskets and blankets and enjoy the very best food and drink al fresco this spring.
Switch your sofa for the garden as The Curious Pig in The Parlour gets set to reopen its doors for alfresco dining from Monday 12th April.
It is time to get together and celebrate with friends and family, as Whitbread announces the reopening plans of its 435 restaurants across the UK, including Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table, Whitbread Inns, Cookhouse + Pub and Bar + Block.
With trips to the seaside still off the agenda, FishWorks Restaurant & Fishmonger has you covered and is bringing the seashore to your front door with a new range of nationwide DIY at home kits.
Let the cheesecake wizards Pleesecakes bring the wow factor to your Easter table and picnic spreads this year, with the impressive Dip-Dip Hooray showstopper, a limited-edition mini cheesecake bundle and charming chocolate egg gift boxes.
The Club Hotel & Spa – along with its Michelin-starred restaurant Bohemia, that is currently the only starred restaurant open in Great Britain – has reopened its doors once more, ready to welcome the people of Jersey with show-stopping food, luxurious rooms, and first-class service.
Down Hall has announced a series of bespoke family packages for the perfect post-lockdown escape from 17th May.
Creams Café has partnered with Cadbury on a range of dishes to sweeten up your Easter.
Looking to enjoy a touch of Michelin-starred magic while you wait patiently for restaurants to re-open, well you’re in luck – Benares Mayfair, in partnership with Restokit, has launched a trio of Finish-at-Home Kits, available for nationwide delivery.
Hot off the press! Critically acclaimed Islington favourite, Hot Stone, has opened the doors to its second restaurant, bringing its refined sushi, sashimi and signature hot stone Wagyu and Kobe steak to Fitzrovia.
British pub group Young’s is proud to announce the long-anticipated arrival of Enderby House in Greenwich, set to open its doors on Monday 12th April with the launch of its riverside terraces.
The Hippodrome is launching a new series of free to stream, virtual al fresco concerts broadcast live from Saturday, 13 March until 17th May from its new open-air terrace bar, The Rooftop, while the building must remain closed to the public under current government restrictions.
With travel plans still on pause, at least until summer 2021, satisfy those cravings for authentic Italian cuisine with Carluccio’s all-new, nationwide Dine at Home kits, bringing a taste of Italy to kitchens across the nation.
From 12th April, Essex country house Down Hall will be reopening with lunch, afternoon tea and cocktails on its al fresco terrace.
Crêpeaffaire’s brand-new nationwide Easter pancake DIY kits come packed with everything you need for delicious family festivities this spring.
Champagne corks will be popping on 12th April, as Searcys announces the re-opening of the St Pancras Champagne Bar by Searcys.
Hattingley Valley, the family-owned Hampshire winery, has added its first-ever white wine to its collection of award-winning of English sparkling wines.
The Cinnamon Club is offering a super-celebratory Mother’s Day meal kit fit for a queen – just because she’s at home doesn’t mean you can’t spoil her!
Mariage Frères’ will open its chic Tea Terrace for al fresco dining and drinking on 12th April.
If ever mum needed a treat it’s this Mother’s Day. With WFH, home-schooling and endless cooking, give mum a break from the kitchen and treat her to a superlative selection of sushi, sashimi and steak from critically acclaimed Hot Stone in Islington or its new sister restaurant in Fitzrovia.
Rudy’s Vegan Diner is finally back, fully covid-safe and ready to deliver plant-based deliciousness straight to your door!
Hattingley Valley, the family-owned Hampshire vineyard, known for its award-winning English sparkling wines has announced the release of its Blanc de Blancs 2014 vintage.
The nation might be questioning their compatibility, but following Heinz’s Twitter proposal to Weetabix yesterday, the match is now official. Pleesecakes was honoured when they were called upon by the baked beans brand to create what might be one of the most controversial wedding cakes ever.
Whether you like to stack ‘em or roll ‘em, Crêpe Affaire’s brand-new nationwide postal pancake kits with next day delivery* come packed with everything you need to celebrate in style.
Heritage Dulwich Opens with Takeaway Service to Bring Inventive Indian Cuisine Straight to Your Door
With plans to open its doors on West Dulwich’s Rosendale Road put on hold by current restrictions, new Indian fine-dining concept Heritage will launch a little differently with a new takeaway service on 16th February.
Valentine’s Day is only a few weeks away and in the midst of a national lockdown, there’s never been a better time to share a little love! We’ve pulled together our best food and drink buys, available for home delivery, so you can spread love near and far this February.
Look out, locked down west Londoners – there’s an exciting new sushi spot in town!
Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s, Galentine’s or simply looking to spoil Me, Myself and I…one thing’s for sure, we won’t be going out.
Luckily, it’s never been easier to inject a dose of old fashioned romance into staying home! We’re lockdown love ready and have rounded up our favourite at home kits and delivery boxes to make this Valentine’s one to remember.
We might all be staying home this Valentine’s, but that doesn’t have to mean that romance is dead. Forget the clichéd roses and chocolates and instead say it with a gift the exudes relaxation, French savoir faire and contentment from luxury French team emporium, Mariage Frères.
Famed for its fabulously flamboyant desserts and shakes, Creams Café is expanding its savoury menu with the launch of the UK’s first Popcorn Chicken Waffle Bites.
Certain to put a smile on your face with its scrumptious sweet treats and perfect puddings, Creams Café is set to open its doors on Cardiff’s Queen Street on 25th January.
Pleesecakes, the UK’s leading no-bake cheesecake brand, is turning heads once again and making 2021 a whole lot sweeter (and greener) with its first-ever range of 100% plant-based mini cheesecakes, available for nationwide delivery.
Put the romance back into dining at home with a truly special Valentine’s dinner courtesy of Park Chinois at Home, from much-lauded Chinese restaurant, Park Chinois in Mayfair and gift your partner a bouquet of red roses at the same time.
Drake & Morgan has come to the rescue with their brand-new at-home boxes, and with free delivery throughout London and the home counties, it couldn’t be easier to get your boozy brunch fix and professionally made cocktails delivered direct to your door.
Despatch the limited edition Lanique Love Box to your loved one’s door and be sure to come out smelling of roses come the 14th February.
Welcome to Whisp – a brand-new refreshing and 100% British hard seltzer (aka alcoholic sparkling water).
Critically acclaimed Hot Stone may have had to temporarily close its doors to Chapel Market (cheers, Lockdown 3.0), but the pass is anything but quiet… introducing, Hot Stone at home!
Rudy’s Vegan Butcher in Islington has launched Click & Collect, enabling Londoners to stock up on plant-based favourites as part of their essential shop.
Loved-up but locked down this Valentine’s Day means venturing out to our favourite restaurants is off the cards, but Ormer Mayfair has come to the rescue with its Valentine’s Banquet Box.
If lockdown means you have to stick with distance makes the heart grow fonder, don’t let the romance die and ditch those roses in favour of a bottle of Hattingley Valley’s limited-edition sparkling rosé.
Mariage Frères has created a very special, all-new blend to join the luxury French tea brand’s existing Chinese zodiac collection, Thé Des Signes®.
January and lockdown blues kicking in? Make the most of being at home with Michelin-starred Aquavit London’s brand-new DIY delivery kits. Available nationwide from 7th January, choose from a meat, fish or vegetarian Nordic feast delivered straight to your door.
We may be back in Tier 2, but Sky Garden is ready to celebrate the festive season with a glass of Moët & Chandon Champagne in hand.
Lockdown 2.0 has officially ended and critically acclaimed Japanese restaurant Akira is once again ready to welcome guests with Japanese omotenashi hospitality.
If you’re looking to add a little extra sparkle to your festivities this year, look no further than Bohemia@Home, offering you a Michelin-starred Christmas dinner delivered straight to your door.
Has Tier 2 got you in tears? Worry not, Drake & Morgan has just saved your social life with the re-opening of its cosy heated terraces dotted around the Capital, where you can drink and dine al fresco with up to five of your friends or family! They’re also launching a new Merry Weekender bottomless brunch from this Saturday, so you can celebrate the run-up to Christmas and the end of lockdown in style.
Craving some Christmas cheer amongst the Covid chaos? Thought so! On December 2nd, luxury French tea emporium Mariage Frères, on Covent Garden’s King Street, will be introducing its all-new Christmas Afternoon Tea featuring a towering array festive delights almost too pretty to eat.
New to Manchester, US-born chicken brand, Slim Chickens, is spicing up lockdown with delivery, takeaway, and Click & Collect service from its Trafford Centre restaurant.
Good news for sushi-lovers, Hot Stone is back having received new investment to secure its future.
Christmas may be a little different this year, but Michelin-starred Aquavit London is determined to make your festive season merry and bright with the launch of its brand-new ‘DIY Christmas Kit’.
London is set to enter back into Tier 2 next Wednesday, and while you might not be able to socialise indoors, you can still meet your friends and family in an outside space! We’ve rounded up the best terraces in the capital that are heated and/or covered so you can still lunch, brunch and dine with your pals!
So, Londoners, Tier 2 it is, and while restaurants can reopen next week, we understand many might still be reluctant to venture out – this is where Drake & Morgan’s Merry Weekender Brunch Box (£35 for two) comes in – recreating that much-missed brunch experience at home!
For a merry meat-free Christmas opt for something different from the ubiquitous and often-dry nut roast and indulge in a cruelty-free festive spread thanks to Rudy’s.
New for Lockdown 2.0, Marylebone favourite XR is offering an impressive and elevated Sunday roast, delivered straight to your door.
Gift a client, a loved one or simply treat yourself to a hotel stay at Fleming’s Mayfair with their Black Friday offer and get more for your money, up to £200 more!
Introducing Barbury Hill, a new, specialist online platform with a raison d’etre that is just that – to shine a light on the best of British talent and make their products more accessible to a discerning audience.
It’s Christmas party season ahead, and if you’re stuck with what to do this year for office parties or team and client gifting; Moore House Cocktail Company has the perfect solution that allows you to delight, celebrate and boost morale.
This Christmas ditch the Champers and support British with a glass of England’s finest sparkling or light red from family-owned Hampshire winery, Hattingley Valley.
With Christmas fast coming, and the pandemic showing us the value of experiences and time spent with family and friends over ‘things’, give the gift of something to look forward to with a whole host of experiences from Young’s.
Christmas is not cancelled! When the weather (and the world!) outside is frightful, escape to the country for some post-lockdown luxury at country house hotel, Down Hall.
Famed for its fabulously flamboyant desserts and shakes, Creams Café is here to provide you with a spot of much-needed sweet relief with the launch of its new doughnut range.
We’re pleased to share the Christmas 2020 range from Pleesecakes, the cheesecake wizards behind the fully-loaded, customised creations, which includes the world’s first Pigs in Blankets cheesecake, plus a show-stopping chocolate Christmas pudding cake and a festive ‘Build-Your-Own-at-Home’ Kit, available for nationwide delivery.
Here at Rochecom, we’ve put our heads together – albeit virtually, from the comfort of our sofas – to curate our ultimate gift guide for food and drink lovers.
Set to banish those lockdown blues and step up your supper game is the arrival of Park Chinois at Home – a taste of luxury delivered straight to your door.
The Hunter’s Moon pub and dining room on Fulham Road is transforming into a one-stop lockdown shop and deli.
To say thank you to our service men and women ahead of Remembrance Day this November, the UK’s biggest hotel company, Premier Inn, will be offering their famous cooked breakfasts for free to retired and service personnel staying at their hotels in Scotland on 10th November for breakfast on 11th.
For Sunday socialising over an elevated lunch, head to XR in Marylebone for its new bottomless Sunday lunch.
Christmas might be a little different this year, so why not get into the spirit of things at home and mix up your favourite festive ‘rosy’ tipples with Lanique Spirit of Rose.
Freezecakes, the world’s first frozen cheesecake in a tub brought to you by Pleesecakes, is teaming up with MyCookieDough on a limited-edition ‘Bake It Yourself’ cookie dough and Freezecake kit, available for nationwide delivery from 1st November.
The Duke of Cambridge reopened its doors on Tuesday 20th October following an extensive refurbishment.
Enjoy a taste of the ocean with FishWorks’ first ever High Sea – an afternoon tea straight from the sea in the heart of Covent Garden.
This Christmas treat a gin connoisseur to Fishers Gin. Distilled between the sea and the salt marshes in Aldeburgh, Suffolk; Fishers infuses foraged local herbs and shoreline botanicals to capture the wild and forgotten flavours of the English coast.
Ioannis Grammenos, Executive Chef at Heliot Steak House, has team up with five of London’s most talented chefs to launch a special limited-edition menu.
With tier two in full swing, Aquavit London in St James’s Market has introduced a new Aperitivo Hour.
We might not be able to see our friends, clients, colleagues or family face-to-face, but Moore House Cocktail Company can certainly spread some much-needed festive cheer wherever you are this year.
Little stays the same these days, but amongst the Covid chaos there’s one thing that remains constant – our love of the Sunday roast. And with more restrictions in play, those clever folk at Young’s Pubs have started offering their great signature roasts all weekend long.
Guess what the team behind Rudy’s Vegan Diner in Camden have conjured up for you – a vegan butcher! That’s right, London’s first permanent vegan butcher has come to London town.
With winter sun off the agenda and Covid chaos leaving us craving Christmas cheer, Carluccio’s invites you to enjoy a taste of Mediterranean sunshine this year with its 2020 Christmas hamper collection.
The brand-new Spritzmas collection has been created in collaboration with everyone’s favourite Italian aperitif – Aperol – or treat your loved ones (or yourself!) to one of Carluccio’s show-stopping hampers packed with the brand Italian artisanal classics.
Fishers Gin, the authentic coastal spirit, has opened its doors in Aldeburgh overlooking the beach, at its new home which is the closest distillery to the sea in the UK.
Halloween is definitely going to be different this year, but with PAUL Bakery’s limited-edition range of devilishly good sweet treats you can still celebrate in style! Sink your teeth into the chocolate Spooky Spider Cake and terrifyingly tasty Boo! Halloween Frasier, or treat yourself to a Creepy-Crawly Cookie to get yourself ready for the season of scares!
With working from home (WFH) becoming the new normal, many of us are becoming increasingly tired of staring at the same four walls. Support your local and escape the kitchen table with Young’s pubs’ new Work from Pub (WFP) packages, for freelancers and home-workers alike.
There’s a new watering hole in town! With aperitifs on the bank of The Seine and trips to The Riviera firmly off limits, it’s time to take to the water a little closer to home this autumn… introducing The Pier, London’s newest waterfront bar and lounge designed by Tom Dixon Studios.
Looks like it’s going to be all about the small bubble this Christmas and that’s Hattingley Valley’s speciality.
2020 has been a challenge for us all, and for those at home with small children – all the more so! But parents and guardians looking to get out of the house and entertain the kids safely need look no further than the new Family Lunch Cruises from Bateaux London where kids eat for free*.
This autumn, Mariage Frères – one of the world’s most exclusive purveyors of luxury tea – is bringing its renowned French Tea Club to Covent Garden.
Lanique Spirit of Rose is offering free, limited-edition Bartender Sample Packs, to bartenders across the UK.
Autumn is upon us, and with it comes the launch of a brand-new foodie experience at five-star The Club Hotel & Spa, located in St. Helier, Jersey.
We have compiled a list of some of the best restaurants offering delivery in London, as well as delicious DIY kits to bring out your inner gourmand – *chef’s kiss*. From Michelin-starred Nordic cuisine, critically acclaimed sushi and mould-breaking pizza to vegan junk food and customisable cheesecakes, get the best of the capital delivered straight to your door.
With the winter months drawing in and the latest Government guidelines in place, people are likely to be spending more time at home. Here’s where Ormer at Home comes in – an elevated dining experience created by GBM finalist 2020 and Ormer Mayfair’s Executive Chef, Kerth Gumbs, that’s delivered direct to your door.
With the leaves turning gold and the nights drawing in, what better way to make the most of the stunning English countryside than with an idyllic autumnal escape to Down Hall?
2020 certainly hasn’t been what we expected, but with the UK opening up again Young’s Hotels are helping us all get a much-needed break by offering exclusive packages in their city and countryside properties.
We might not be able to see our friends, clients, colleagues or family face-to-face, but Moore House Cocktail Company can certainly spread some much-needed festive cheer wherever you are this year.
Celebrating Halloween might feel a little different this year but you can still get into the spooky spirit with Pleesecakes’ new, limited-edition Build Your Own at Home cheesecake (BYOAH!) – the ‘No Tricks, All Treats’ DIY delivery kit, comes complete with everything you need to dress up your scream-worthy cheesecake at home.
Double Dutch, the premium tonic and mixer brand specialising in tonics and mixers, has expanded its portfolio with the arrival of its first Cocktail Soda range, launching with the Bloody Mary Soda and the Cucumber Margarita Soda with chilli.
Slim Chickens is coming to town! The US-born chicken brand, founded over 17 years ago in Fayetteville Arkansas, has chosen Manchester to open its biggest restaurant to date.
The nations favourite dessert café brand, Creams Café has reopened its doors once more within Bluewater Shopping Centre.
10pm curfew? No problem, as Fulham Road’s favourite pub and dining room, The Hunter’s Moon is here to brighten up your day with new extended dining hours (so no one misses out), the launch of a brand-new weekend brunch menu, and an exceptional value set menu available ALL-day Monday to Friday – after all, good food at amazing value shouldn’t just be for lunch!
On Saturday 7th November, Kerth Gumbs, Great British Menu 2020 finalist and Executive Chef of acclaimed restaurant Ormer Mayfair, will be hosting a spectacular one-off immersive woodland feast as part of the Nomadic supper series.
On Tuesday 22nd September, Carluccio’s will be reopening its Bluewater restaurant for delivery, followed by dine-in on the 30th.
Calling all sweet tooths in Southampton! Creams Café, the nation’s favourite spot for decadent desserts and perfect puddings, reopens today for dine-in at Westquay Watermark, serving up a selection of sky-high rainbow coloured sundaes, larger than life American style waffles, freshly cooked crepes and silky-smooth ice creams and sorbets.
Don’t feel glum that Eat Out to Help Out is now over. Those generous folks at the Pointing Dog, Cheadle are giving you a good reason to make Tuesday the new Saturday!
Best Sparkling Wine in the UK: Hattingley Valley Kings Cuvée Wins Three Trophies at the 2020 WineGB Awards
Family-owned Hampshire winery Hattingley Valley is proud to announce it has secured three trophies for its Kings Cuvée at the WineGB Awards 2020.
On Friday 11th September, PAUL, the 38-strong French artisan bakery and patisserie group is set to launch its first nationwide range of bread-baking kits and product bundles, ‘PAUL at Home’.
Not going out just yet but craving something perfectly plant-based that’s just a little bit naughty? Then today is your lucky day, as Camden’s only vegan diner, Rudy’s, based in the famous market, has launched a debut range of DIY delivery kits and is sending all that plant-based deliciousness nationwide. DIY just got dirty AF!
Guests can now escape the confines of their four walls courtesy of the Conrad London St. James, in the heart of Westminster. This month sees the five-star property launch ‘The Perfect Address’ – luxurious, clean and quiet, socially distanced offices with a high tech spec and a whole host of benefits, from free bicycle storage to use of the hotel’s private gym.
Don’t feel glum that Eat Out to Help Out is now over. Those generous folks at the beautiful Lost & Found bars in Birmingham, Bristol, Knutsford, Leeds and Sheffield are giving you a good reason to make Tuesday the new Saturday!
Save on scoops! Creams Café Extends Eat Out to Help Out Offer, Giving Diners 25% Off from September to November
Following a record-breaking August serving an astonishing 338,313 milkshakes, the UK’s favourite dessert café brand, Creams, will continue to support the Eat Out To Help Out scheme throughout September until the end of November.
Having secured himself a place in this year’s Great British Menu Final, Executive Chef Kerth Gumbs is set to launch an exclusive six-course tasting menu at Ormer Mayfair from 17th September, which features all of the dishes he cooked on the show.
Contemporary all-day dining destination, Michelin-starred Aquavit London in Mayfair’s St James’s Market, reopened its doors on Monday 24th August just in time for crayfish season.
Fenchurch, the refined-dining two AA rosette restaurant overlooking London on level 37 of Sky Garden, is re-opening its doors on 4th September with a new Head Chef and 50% off food (up to £10 per person) throughout September.
On Tuesday 8th September, Carluccio’s will be reopening its Solihull restaurant for delivery, followed by dine-in on the 16th.
2020 certainly hasn’t been what we expected, but with the UK opening up again Young’s Hotels are helping us all get a much-needed break by offering exclusive packages in their city and countryside properties.
Following a sell-out August, bijou Japanese dining destination Hot Stone has extended its Eat Out To Help Out offering.
Whitbread, the UK’s biggest hospitality company, is offering an increased discount for Blue Light Card members of up to a whopping 33% off their food bill this September – the biggest restaurant discount currently available through the scheme.
To celebrate its reopening, the award-winning Heliot Steak House will extend the Eat Out to Help Out initiative by offering guests 50% off food and soft drinks (up to £10 pp) every Sunday – Wednesday until 30th September.
Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has announced its 500 nominated winners of its global campaign #SLHFORHEROES, rewarding 1000 room nights to those on the frontline who have supported their communities through the devastating COVID-19 pandemic.
Executive Chef and Founder of The Cinnamon Collection, Vivek Singh, has announced unlimited afternoon tea, a new scheme which will give diners the chance to enjoy Cinnamon Bazaar’s modern afternoon tea and chaats for just £15 per person Monday-Sunday until the end of September.
Fine-dining Indian restaurant, Benares Mayfair, is extending its Eat Out to Help Out offer throughout September, due to a significant increase in reservations in August.
The Hippodrome Casino, entertainment cornerstone of the West End and UK’s largest international-style casino, will launch its newest extension when it reopens on 15th August.
Just in time for those all-important gatherings in your bubble, Moore House Cocktail Company has added three new killer classic concoctions to its collection.
If you fancy bubbles with your ‘bubble’ at a stylish destination, look no further than Pitcher & Piano on Newcastle’s Quayside.
If you fancy bubbles with your ‘bubble’ at a stylish destination, look no further than Pitcher & Piano on Newcastle’s Quayside. This vibrant bar has now re-opened and brought back its much-loved Bottomless Brunch.
Londoners, we’ve got good news! Gallio is open and it’s delivering* a brand-new style of pizza, alongside sharing bowls, salads and flatbreads, direct to your door.
The Hunter’s Moon – Chelsea’s favourite drinking and dining destination – has re-opened with a fully revamped lunch, brunch and dinner menu, alongside a new drive-by BBQ takeaway offering, and an incredible value set menu.
With larger than life ice cream sundaes and absolute wow-factor waffles, the UK’s favourite dessert café brand Creams is bringing the flavour to your summer with two new London openings, located in Morden and Old Street, and opening on 17th and 19th August* respectively.
Executive Chef and Founder of The Cinnamon Collection, Vivek Singh, has today announced Feast Out To Help Out, a new scheme which will give diners the chance to enjoy The Cinnamon Club’s signature seven-course tasting menu for just £45 (RRP £85) Monday-Saturday, lunch and dinner, throughout August.
Things are looking much rosier thanks to the lifting of lockdown, and what better way to seize the summer and toast your new-found freedom than at one of Drake & Morgan’s floral-filled pop-ups!
Enjoy the summer months in full bloom, with a sense of ‘la vie en rose’, with a delightful limited-edition cocktail from Lanique Spirt of Rose.
Those looking for a stylish destination to catch up with friends post-lockdown should look no further than chic Marylebone destination XR, and its delightfully decadent Moët & Chandon Champagne bottomless DJ brunch.
One of the capital’s finest Indian restaurants, Benares Mayfair, is celebrating its reopening in style with its new bottomless brunch, lunch and dinner – available on select days throughout August.
Summer is in full swing and while we might not feel ready for those long-haul flights just yet, now is the perfect time to discover the hidden gems right on our doorstep and celebrate the Great Britain staycation. What’s more, to say a big thank you to those returning to the hotel, Down Hall will be treating guests to a room on them.
On 6th August 2020, Carluccio’s Walton-on-Thames is back serving delicious, fresh Italian food. Even better, Carluccio’s are going the extra mile offering guests 50% off their food and soft drinks bill* (without the £10 pp limit) as part of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, as well as £10 off each bottle of wine ordered. Saluti!
As the days get shorter and the nights draw in, family-owned Hampshire winery, Hattingley Valley is helping to see you through the arrival of autumn with the release of its first still red wine, a 2016 Pinot Noir.
Looking for a taste of the sea post lockdown? Then you’re in luck! FishWorks Fishmonger and Restaurant in Marylebone has now reopened its doors for dining in and has also launched a new meal and oyster delivery service for those staying home.
With so many of our favourites working tirelessly to reopen their doors safely, we’re getting our glad rags on and putting our best foot forward to Eat Out To Help Out the industry that we love so much and – if it hasn’t been said enough – needs our support more than ever.
Bringing one of the most exciting and authentic Japanese dining experiences to Angel, Japanese steak and sushi bar Hot Stone will be taking guests on an authentic and indulgent culinary journey with a brand new Omakase menu this August.
On 30th July 2020, Carluccio’s Richmond is back serving delicious, fresh Italian food. Even better, all bookings up until 2nd of August will receive a complimentary bottle of beer or glass of bubbles to celebrate the reopening.
Things are starting to look much rosier thanks to lockdown easing, and what better way to take advantage of our new-found freedom than The Folly’s stunning new pop-up bar dedicated to all things pink.
Lockdown has taught us so much, but one thing we’ve all learnt is how important health and wellbeing is. For those of us heading for a park picnic or returning to work, PAUL’s new Feel Good Food range is an easy and healthy on-the-go option, developed exclusively in collaboration with NHS Doctor, Registered Associate Nutritionist and best-selling Author Dr Hazel Wallace – aka The Food Medic.
Back and better than ever, Xier in the heart of Marylebone – known for its truly inventive cooking – has reopened with a brand new six-course tasting menu, alongside its established seasonally-changing, show-stopping 10-course tasting menu.
Things are hotting up in the city as London’s highest green oasis – Sky Garden – re-opens its bar, Sky Pod, with an unmissable line-up of DJ nights alongside its beautiful restaurant Darwin Brasserie, serving the best views in town and delicious British dishes.
A taste of summer comes to Covent Garden with the arrival of a chic Iced Tea Terrace from the world’s most exclusive purveyor of luxury teas and France’s oldest tea house, Mariage Frères.
With many of us craving not only restaurant food but the theatre of dining out, it’s time to be discerning as we venture back to the capital’s myriad eateries. At Japanese restaurant, Hot Stone, in Islington’s Chapel Market, tables are already in high demand.
In an over-saturated sourdough pizza scene, new kid on the block, GALLIO, is set to make quite a stir. This currently delivery-only brand brings a new take on pizza, or should that be an old one, to the capital mid-August.
Fine-dining restaurant Ormer Mayfair, located within luxury boutique hotel Flemings Mayfair, will launch its first international residency in Austria this summer at Hotel Kristiania, a fellow member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
London is awakening and things are beginning to look a touch rosier so get ready to blush this summer with the season’s hottest cool down – introducing Mariage Frères’ fresh new iced tea, Pink Cactus® Red Rooibos.
Bohemia Restaurant on the island of Jersey reopens this Saturday, 20th June and in doing so becomes the only Michelin-starred restaurant in Great Britain to be open and able to welcome diners back.
Whether it’s a picnic in the park or dining al desko, elevate lunchtimes with Benares Mayfair’s NEW Indian-style lunch boxes, available through its delivery service, Benares@Home.
Know your Twirl from your Twix and your pick from your mix? Then this one’s for you… Pleesecakes, the cheesecake wizards behind the fully-loaded, customised creations has launched Build Your Own At Home (BYOAH!) – a DIY delivery kit which comes completes with everything you need to create your dream, Insta-worthy cheesecake at home and it’s available for nationwide delivery, a first from Pleesecakes!
Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) proudly returns to South Africa by introducing three new exciting additions to the portfolio.
When a picnic grazing board and a cheesecake comes together, magic happens. Introducing Pleesecakes exclusive Father’s Day creation, a unique gift for the main man in your life and one all the family can enjoy.
Father’s Day is fast approaching and what more could your Dad want/need than a great tasting, personalised cocktail delivered straight to his door! Moore House Cocktail Company delivers the perfect gift to say thank you to the main man in your life.
Acclaimed restaurateur and TV personality, Vivek Singh, is spicing up lockdown with the arrival of its new delivery service from The Cinnamon Collection.
Lockdown may have put a stop to going-out, celebratory dinners and parties, but that doesn’t mean birthdays and anniversaries should go unmarked. Let French artisan bakery PAUL add some joie de vivre to your special occasions with its new range of celebration cakes, available for home delivery* and via Click & Collect.
Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has announced the launch of #SLHFORHEROES, a global campaign offering 1000 room nights to those on the frontline who have supported their communities through the devastating COVID-19 pandemic.
Kerth Gumbs, Executive Chef of Ormer Mayfair and BBC Two’s Great British Menu 2020 Finalist, is set to launch Ormer At Home on 27th May – a new delivery and collection service from the highly acclaimed Mayfair restaurant.
Highly acclaimed restaurant, Ormer Mayfair, with head chef Kerth Gumbs (BBC Two’s Great British Menu 2020 banquet finalist) at the helm, will launch its new home delivery and collection service, Ormer At Home.
Having secured himself a place in this year’s Great British Menu Final, Head Chef Kerth Gumbs is poised, post lockdown, to launch an exclusive six-course tasting menu at Ormer Mayfair, which features all of the dishes he’s cooked on the show.
Bringing the finest artisan produce straight to your doorstep, third-generation master butchers and supplier to London’s most prestigious restaurants, Tom Hixson of Smithfield, has joined forces with London’s favourite steak restaurant* Heliot Steak House to launch a premium fresh meat box for UK-wide delivery.
As cocktail connoisseurs know, making cocktails is a craft that requires passion, patience and precision – which we all know is lacking during lockdown – so save the hassle and get your chosen quarantini direct to your home, courtesy of the Moore House Cocktail Company.
Whether you’ve had to postpone your nuptials or have popped the question during lockdown, what better way to use this down time than to plan your big day? Fresh from a multi-million-pound makeover in 2019, luxury Hertfordshire country house hotel Down Hall is supporting couples with dedicated wedding packages for late 2020 and 2021, alongside a fully refundable deposit scheme to allow you to nab a date now and decide for certain once you’ve visited for yourself.
Bored of banana bread? Sick of sourdough? Then take a break from your Instagram feed and let Fulham and Soho favourite, B Bagel, take the acheout of bake with its brand-new brunch and grocery box delivery service.
French artisan bakery brand, PAUL, has re-opened seven of its stores in Canary Wharf, Hampstead, Holland Park, South Kensington, Hammersmith, Marble Arch and Wimbledon with Chelsea, Earl Court and Islington schedule to open next week (27th April).
Given up on getting an online supermarket delivery, reluctant to visit busy stores and looking for a supply of great tasting artisan bread, and other baked goods, as well as basics such as milk, butter and fresh fruit and veg. Welcome to The Grocery Market from leading French bakery, PAUL.
The Antonio Carluccio Foundation, established by the late Antonio Carluccio, supports charities in battling hunger and malnutrition and assisting in the training of otherwise disadvantaged people trying to begin a career in the hospitality sector.
Welcome the long-awaited arrival of spring with luxury French tea emporium, Mariage Frères. From cherry blossom infused teas to celebrate Sakura season, to crème brûlée-flavoured Easter blends, there’s an extra special something for everyone to sip on.
Lockdown got you feeling low? Then let Double Dutch, producer of award-winning premium tonics and mixers, help you #StayHome in style with a range of new home delivery packs, perfect for quarantine.
Support the UK's Hospitality Industry: Hattingley Valley to Donate Proceeds from its Wines to Hospitality Action
As pressure continues to mount on the hospitality industry, family-owned Hampshire winery, Hattingley Valley has announced its support for Hospitality Action – the charity offering vital assistance to all who work or have worked within hospitality in the UK.
Restaurant group Carluccio’s has today announced that it will be supporting NHS staff on the front line of the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) with a 50% discount off food and drink in its restaurants, and to takeaway, and all products including pasta, sauces, rice, biscuits and gifts in its delis.
During these times of uncertainty, it’s even more important to help support our hospitality industry with continued custom and loyalty.
Designed to leave couples feeling relaxed and ready for their big day, escape to the New Forest at Careys Manor & SenSpa in Brockenhurst for a spot of indulgent pampering and delicious dining before tying the knot.
Finding something different and exciting on Mother’s Day can be difficult, so this year, surprise your mum with a modern, Indian-inspired take on the classic afternoon tea at Cinnamon Bazaar.
When you don’t know how to thank the most important lady in your life, treat her to one of the ‘coolest’ and unique gifts going this Mother’s Day (Sunday 22nd March), with a whole body cryotherapy experience at Lanserhof at The Arts Club, followed by a stay at luxury boutique hotel, Flemings Mayfair.
As International Women’s Day approaches, we caught up with some of the inspirational women we work with. From General Managers to Head Winemakers, Marketing Directors, Founders and CEOs, we discussed the highs and lows of what it takes to be successful in an industry that has historically felt very male dominated. Here’s to the incredible women paving the way and doing incredible things for our industry.
Adults looking to treat their mum to a grown-up, kids-free Mother’s Day should head for the award-winning Heliot Steak House where a superlative Sunday roast with two hours of free-flowing champagne awaits.
This Mother’s Day, dine at Bōkan, the fine-dining restaurant tucked away 37 floors above the city, and enjoy a delicious three-course brunch with bottomless bubbles and jaw-dropping 360° views of the London skyline.
Cinnamon Kitchen’s iconic powder-paint throwing pop-up is returning to the City for its sixth residency from 4th – 15th March with an added burst of colour thanks to Franklin & Sons’ Holi bar.
Michelin-starred Bohemia Restaurant in St Helier, Jersey, is set to step into spring with brand new Head Chef Callum Graham.
This Mothering Sunday (22nd March), show your appreciation with the mother of all treats and give her an afternoon tea with a view aboard Bateaux London.
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.
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: email@example.com.
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.