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Eating Viet in London

Eating Viet in London June 21, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Hot town, summer in the city… has arrived early in London this year. So, what to eat? Man cannot survive on salad leaves and barbecues alone, but when the mercury is rising and there’s no air-conditioning – we’re in the UK remember! – it’s difficult to get enthusiastic about roasts, or...

Notting Hill Carnival: Where London Meets the Caribbean

Notting Hill Carnival: Where London Meets the Caribbean June 16, 2011 | What's New | Read More
If you’re visiting London at the end of August, pack your glitziest carnival kit, your whistle, tail feathers, and – if you can fit it in — your steel drum and biggest baddest sound system! You may know the name Notting Hill from the soppy Hugh Grant/Julia Roberts rom-com, but to Londoners...

Time for Pimm’s!

Time for Pimm’s! May 16, 2011 | What's New | Read More
PIMM’S No.1 Cup is Britain’s favorite summer beverage and resurrects itself each May with the opening of the seasonal social scene. One whiff of the fruity tonic will have you asking in your best plumby accent, “Anyone for PIMM’s?” flickr image: Mike Fleming In 1823 London...

Eat Your Way Around London This Weekend

Eat Your Way Around London This Weekend May 5, 2011 | Food, What's New | Read More
Now that the wedding of the century is old news, let’s return to what regularly fuels the soul … food.  Thankfully there are plenty of food festivals this weekend around London that should certainly keep your hearts and stomachs full. Meet over 400 of Britain’s finest local producers...

Afternoon Tea in London (but not as we know it…)

Afternoon Tea in London (but not as we know it…) May 5, 2011 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Afternoon tea in London? Why, of course! The Ritz, The Palm Court, Fortnum & Mason’s. Sipping a cup of Earl Grey from best bone china, and cucumber sandwiches, scones and cream on best Wedgwood china. Chintzy hotel parlours and tinkly harp and piano music. How charmingly 20th century!  But of...

A Weekend of Post Wedding Events

A Weekend of Post Wedding Events April 29, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Less than 24 hours to go of Kate this and William that. It would be safe to say, the public is looking forward to a different topic to discuss. But before it is all done and dusted London is hosting heaps of post wedding events over the four day celebratory weekend.   Wills & Kate Royal Wedding...

Royal Wedding Swag: Our Top Ten

Royal Wedding Swag: Our Top Ten April 26, 2011 | What's New | Read More
From condoms to refrigerators, apps to ales, and china to garden gnomes, images of the happy royal couple — who tie the knot this Friday — can be found on just about any cheesy tat and cheap trinket you can imagine. We have gathered a photo collection of our favorite souvenirs commemorating...

Shake Your Tail Feather at the London Zoo

Shake Your Tail Feather at the London Zoo April 22, 2011 | Nightlife, What's New | Read More
If you’ll be visiting London this June and looking for an alternate nightlife venue then look no further than the London Zoo. Every Friday night in June, Zoo Lates opens for an after hours peak into the 750 species on display. Pre-order a Gordon Ramsay picnic for the evening or enjoy the street...

Royal Wedding Screenings in Hyde Park & Trafalgar Square

Royal Wedding Screenings in Hyde Park & Trafalgar Square April 19, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
London’s Trafalgar Square and Hyde Park are set to air the royal wedding on giant television screens to thousands, or more likely hundreds of thousands, of spectators. Both locations promise complete coverage of the procession, the ceremony, and traditional balcony wave from Buckingham Palace....

World Music at the Kemia Bar

World Music at the Kemia Bar April 6, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Despite its central London location in buzzing Heddon Street (just off Regent Street), it’s easy to walk past the Kemia Bar, and never know it’s there. And thankfully, most people do. Thankfully because it only holds around 100 people max, and at that point you’re cheek by jowl. Stepping into...
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