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A Night of Fashion at The Westbury Mayfair Hotel

It’s not every day you walk into a hotel lobby to be greeted by a pair of models sashaying towards you in opulent evening wear. But when the hotel you’re visiting is The Westbury Mayfair, a luxury five star hotel near Bond Street, nothing less should be expected. Continue reading

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Best Restaurants in London – 2014

Most of these ‘best of lists’ I’m doing have been compiled with some degree of difficulty often leaving me feeling guilty for excluding somewhere excellent that for whatever reason was nudged out by another place. However, making a concise and definite list of my favourite few London restaurants visited over this past year was an absolute breeze as five fantastic eateries clearly did stand out from the rest with respect to quality of food and overall dining experience. 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: Conduit Street

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Review of Starbucks Aroma Lab and a Few Brew at Home Tips (Qype does London)

Review of Starbucks Aroma Lab and a Few Brew at Home Tips Qype does London, October 25th 2010 Hosted by Alan Hartney (the UK Coffee Ambassador for Starbucks) at Starbucks’ flagship Conduit Street shop in Mayfair, an “Aroma Labs” session of blending, tasting, making and … Continue reading

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We Need a Few Coffee Extremists to Take on Starbucks “Aroma Labs” (Qype does London)

We Need a Few Coffee Extremists to Take on Starbucks “Aroma Labs” Qype does London, October 7th 2010 If you reckon yourself to be a coffee snob or cafe extremist, here’s your chance to put this global coffee powerhouse to … Continue reading

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New Design for London Starbucks Unveiled at Conduit Street Coffeehouse (Londonist)

New Design for London Starbucks Unveiled at Conduit Street Coffeehouse Londonist, November 6, 2009 1:27 PM Starbucks revealed a new look today at their Conduit Street location. There was less green – even the logo sign out front was sans … Continue reading

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