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Win Dinner at Diciannove Plus Drinks in a Private Vault at Voltaire Cocktail Bar

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, I’ve teamed up with London Crowne Plaza – The City on the north end of Blackfriars Bridge to offer one couple a free night out including a romantic dinner for two at the hotel’s Italian restaurant, Diciannove, followed by drinks in your own private vault at its cocktail bar, Voltaire. Continue reading

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Best London Bars and Pubs of 2015

London has been a great place to drink for many a year. This year, for me, it seemed even better than before. My favourite watering holes continued to please while a handful of new or bars and pubs otherwise previously unknown to me caught my attention with great service, comfy digs and – most importantly – quality quaffs. Continue reading

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Perfect Pies + Great Gins at Punch Tavern, Fleet Street

Not my first (or last) time to dine at Punch, I recently paid a visit to see if this 118 year old Fleet Street mainstay lived up to the 2014 Great Taste awards it had won for its pies. I can vouch for the cauliflower cheese pie (£11) and the steak and Doom Bar Ale pie (£13) – both served with ample and satisfying mash, veg and gravy. Puds are ace here too – love the sticky toffee pudding (£4.50).
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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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25% Off Food and Drink at Punch Tavern, Fleet Street EC4

Yep, that’s right. There’s no typo in the title you just read. I have teamed up with Fleet Street’s historic Punch Tavern to offer you folks a sizeable discount on some properly yummy pub grub. How do you get a quarter of your food and drink bill sliced away? Just tell ’em tikichris sent ya! Continue reading

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Proper Pies and Great Pub Grub at Punch Tavern, Fleet Street

In addition to the great food and drink, Punch Tavern has a singular air about it and is a lovely spot to find yourself. There’s gorgeous natural light streaming in from a glass ceiling in the main bar area, a working fireplace, and original features from 1897 such as marble bar, dark oak panelling, and a series of original Punch and Judy themed paintings. Continue reading

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Hush Brasserie: A St Paul’s Restaurant Worth Shouting About

If you’re working or sightseeing around St Paul’s and looking for a quality meal, you’re in luck. The newly opened Hush Brasserie is an excellent option, maybe even your best choice … Continue reading

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Lazy Loaf Sunday Brunch @ Bread Street Kitchen (Londonist)

A few functional hiccups aside, Bread Street Kitchen slices a Lazy Loaf brunch that’s worth recommending. Lazy Loaf Sunday Brunch @ Bread Street Kitchen Londonist, 31 March 2012

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What’s for Lunch? Pilpel, Paternoster Square (Londonist)

What’s for Lunch? Pilpel, Paternoster Square Londonist, November  9, 2011 at 11:30 am ‘Sufficiently cruncy on the outside and fluffy on the inside’ falafel stuffed amply into a pita at a decent price: pleased we were to sample the chickpea creations … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: Bread Street Kitchen (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Bread Street Kitchen Londonist, September 30, 2011 at 14:00 pm … it’s hard not to be wowed upon first take of the massive multi-storey Bread Street Kitchen with its nonetheless intimate design … The menu, seemingly taking its cue … Continue reading

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What’s for Lunch? Coco di Mama, Fleet Street (Londonist)

Fleet Street eatery Coco di Mama offers “fresh food, Italian style” at a brisk pace for lunch. Continue reading

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Tsuru Japanese Restaurant Opens Third Location Near Mansion House (Londonist)

Tsuru Japanese Restaurant Opens Third Location Near Mansion House Londonist, February 25, 2011 at 16.00 pm … killer katsu along with a menu that’s a tribute to both contemporary and traditional Japanese cookery with fresh ingredients, sustainably sourced fish and … Continue reading

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