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VOLTAIRE CELEBRATES THE ‘TASTES OF THE STREET’ THIS SPRING
Looking to sate the appetite of the City this spring, chic Champagne bar Voltaire is celebrating London’s vibrant street food culture with a new series of exciting residencies. Located in the vaults of the Crowne Plaza London – The City, the Square Mile’s destination bar will be taken over by stellar street truck traders showcasing delicious dishes selected to pair perfectly with Champagne for successive three week residencies from late March onwards.
ETM GROUP LAUNCHES FIRST PUB OUTSIDE OF LONDON
Tom and Ed Martin of privately-owned ETM Group are all set for their first opening outside of London, The Six Bells, near Lavenham in Suffolk this April.
The 14th opening from the award-winning gastro pub and restaurant operator involves an extensive refurbishment and full refit of an historic, Grade II-listed building in the village of Preston St Mary, Sudbury, located 3 miles north of Lavenham and 20 minutes from Bury St Edmunds.
MARCO PIERRE WHITE REVITALISES HISTORIC BRAND
Marco Pierre White is to revitalise one of the Capital’s most celebrated restaurant names by opening a new venue in the City of London. Wheeler’s Rib Room & Oyster Bar will open in Threadneedles Hotel, part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection of uniquely independent luxury hotels, this March.
The new menu, written entirely by Pierre White and executed by head chef Stephen Smith, is affordable and approachable with an average spend of £25-£30 per person.
DUB PLATES RESIDENCY AT BREAD STREET KITCHEN
Hotter than a scotch bonnet, Bread St Sessions continues its showcase of street food superstars by welcoming Dub Plates Kitchen, with their rocksteady repertoire of Caribbean dishes remixed with a London vibe, to Bread Street Kitchen every Thursday from 5-11pm throughout February in their street level bar.
The brainchild of two friends with Caribbean heritage and a shared London upbringing, Dub Plates Kitchen was inspired by memories of their Mum’s curry goat or rice and peas, fish and chips on a Friday
MATCHMAKING MIXOLOGY AT THE ALCHEMIST THIS VALENTINE’S DAY
This Valentine’s Day, spark a chemical reaction and create passion-fuelled love potions as you learn the art of mixology at London’s latest experiential cocktail bar, The Alchemist.
You and your date can shake, smoke and steam your way through a 90-minute masterclass of matchmaking mixology with leading bartenders on Saturday 14th February at 3pm. Priced at £30 per person, the group masterclass for up to 16 people, includes:
FRAISIER ST VALENTIN FROM PAUL
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the expert pâtissiers at PAUL, the fifth generation of family-run French artisan bakeries, pâtisseries and cafés, have created a deliciously loved-up Fraisier St Valentin. The ideal sharing size for two, the delectable heart-shaped treat combines light Genoese sponge, crème mousseline and fresh strawberries, topped with decadent pale pink marzipan, sure to leave you smitten and wanting more.
VIVEK SINGH RECEIVES HONORARY DEGREE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
On 21st January, renowned modern Indian chef Vivek Singh accepted an honorary degree from the University of Warwick, for his significant contribution to the culinary landscape of London and the development of Indian cuisine across the United Kingdom.
Celebrating its 50th year, the University is honouring those who drive change through independent thinking and exceptional professional achievement, and have decided to honour the Executive Chef of The Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen and Cinnamon Soho
CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY WITH THE GORDON RAMSAY GROUP
Twinned hearts are invited to spend Valentine’s Day loved up, and shacked up, in an intimate cabin for two at York & Albany’s Lovers’ Hideaway. Tucked away on the edge of Regent’s Park in a private garden behind the restaurant, lovers will enjoy a four-course seasonal menu with romantic cocktails, prepared by Head Chef Kim Woodward, at one of the most private tables for two London has to offer.
With tea lights twinkling throughout, a blanket of freshly strewn rose petals and warm, inviting interiors, couples are welcomed into a cosy and secluded wood cabin.
GLUTEN-FREE AFTERNOON TEA AT ST JAMES’S HOTEL AND CLUB
Michelin-starred chef William Drabble has recreated London’s most decadent Gluten-Free Afternoon Tea for the luxury 5-star property, St James’s Hotel and Club in Mayfair.
Throughout January, both coeliacs and the capital’s carb-conscious can delight in airy macaroons layered with fresh raspberries, delicate financiers embellished with seasonal berries and light chocolate mousse cake.
CHRISTMAS DINNER… IT’S THERE IN SPIRIT AT GRAND UNION!
Swig into Christmas this December with an unconventional twist on the traditional turkey dinner – sip on supper with all the trimmings and indulge in a three-course festive cocktail menu from popular London cocktail bar, Grand Union.
Available at all eight Grand Union sites from 1st to 31st December, the naughty but nice tipples are guaranteed to get the holiday season off to a jolly ol’ start. From refreshing cranberry and melon flavours, through to rich Bisto gravy aromas and sugary mince pie puds, this menu is a Claus for celebration!