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Häagen-Dazs Wimbledon Weekend at Selfridges Roof

Catch the tennis and eat free ice cream on the roof at Selfridges all weekend long with Häagen-Dazs Wimbledon Weekend. Continue reading

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Good Stuff #45

Good stuff? Great stuff! And so much of it I’m having trouble keeping track and sharing the best of it in a timely manner. But don’t let my inadequate ability to blog efficiently get in the way you having a wonderful time. Have a look a this list of fine things to see, sip or savour – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Best Bars in London – 2014

The options for getting one’s drink on in London continued to broaden and improve in 2014. I truly was impressed with the libations on offer at so many bars around town this year. Continue reading

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Brasserie Chavot: Epic Flavour and Subtle Finesse in Mayfair

Contemporary French cuisine made with quality ingredients sourced from the British Isles and France? It’s a gorgeous idea – especially when executed by a capable chef such as Eric Chavot. A recent opportunity to taste my way through much of the menu at Brasserie Chavot proved a veritable feast of epic flavour and subtle finesse. Continue reading

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Win a G&T Experience for Two at The Polo Bar at The Westbury Hotel

A month or so ago I had the pleasure of sampling the new gin and tonic menu at The Polo Bar at The Westbury Hotel. Created by Tanqueray mixologist Tim Homewood and Polo Bar manager Elias Yiallouris, the new G&Ts are part of a “Botanical Brew Experience” collaboration between Tangueray No. TEN gin and Fever-Tree tonic water. All feature the quadruple distilled gin and the premium tonic along with an intriguing array of fresh ingredients. And – just in time for the height of summer – here’s a chance for one lucky reader and a guest to do what I got to do and sample a couple of these fantastic drinks for free. Continue reading

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8 Great Gin Bars in London (OneTravel)

Gin. It’s a London thing. So it’s no surprise that this city has some of the best bars to drink it. Here’s a look at eight great places to enjoy an elbow bender with the infamous Mother’s Ruin. Read my … Continue reading

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New Gin and Tonic Menu at The Polo Bar at The Westbury

An invitation to sample a newly launched gin and tonic menu at The Polo Bar at The Westbury Hotel presented an excellent opportunity to discover a fine place to have a drink. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Oxford Street

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London Daily Photo: Patterns

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Ergon, Greek Deli + Cuisine in Marylebone

Ergon is a newly opened Greek deli and restaurant in Marylebone. Its menu features dishes designed by Dimitris Skarmoutsos, Greece’s best know celebrity chef. The shop sells products only from independent Greek producers. And, in the face of the the gargantuan econonomic meltdown, this startup business managed to expand across Greece and actually make a profit. Now with its Picton Place shop launched just before the new year, Ergon aims to bring an authentic taste of Greece to London. The reasons to visit are many. But if you need just one reason go, make a take home jar of the cod roe spread. That stuff is gorgeous. Continue reading

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Top Tips for London’s Big Winter Sales (CheapOair)

London’s best shops and department stores may be taking down the Christmas lights and tossing their trees to the curb, but for bargain hunters visiting in search of a heavy dose of retail therapy the festivities have only just begun … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Passage

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London Daily Photo: Accessories

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Warhol/Mauro at Halcyon Gallery, London (CheapOair)

On now at Halcyon Gallery in London is a unique exhibition combining rare and original work by pop art pioneer and icon, Andy Warhol, and Italian contemporary artist, Mauro Perucchetti. Read my complete post at the CheapOair blog.

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Famous and Fashionable: Exploring London’s Bond Street (CheapOair)

Famous and Fashionable: Exploring London’s Bond Street CheapOair, December 27, 2011 For a firsthand look at how London‘s wealthiest prefer to shop and to take a gander at what products the Royal Family deems appropriate for their purchases, head over to … Continue reading

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Burlington Arcade: World’s First Shopping Arcade (CheapOair)

Burlington Arcade: World’s First Shopping Arcade CheapOair, September 20, 2011 A precursor of the European shopping gallerias of the 19th century European as well as a notable template for the modern shopping centre, Burlington Arcade is recognized as the world’s first … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: Cocochan (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Cocochan Londonist, February 10, 2011 at 16:00 pm The hardly week-old Cocochan is an attractive and dimly lit (positively dark) new pan-Asian restaurant on James Street. And you know that final mirror-room scene in Bruce Lee’s Enter … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Old Bond Sky

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Whistler-Style Lounge, Moose, Opens in Marylebone (Londonist)

Whistler-Style Lounge, Moose, Opens in Marylebone Londonist, May 27, 2010 11:53 PM If you like the idea of Canadian kitsch mixed with a lethal dose of glamour set to a loud and thump-thump-thumping soundtrack, ski over for drinks at Duke … Continue reading

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Upcoming Guru Event: Cuban Cigar Walk London (Qype does London)

Upcoming Guru Event: Cuban Cigar Walk London Qype does London, April 21st 2010 For cigar smokers, this fun and photogenic guided tour is a must-do. Even for non-cigar smokers, learning about Mayfair, Churchill and such while visiting some of London’s … Continue reading

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