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New Shake Shack at Leicester Square

“Modern day roadside burger stand” Shake Shack has launched its fourth London outlet (and fifth in the UK) at Leicester Square. Continue reading

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Coffee Island, Upper St Martin’s Lane

Coffee Island new café near Leicester Square aims to provide customers with sustainably sourced coffee brewed in a variety of methods and offered as customised blends. Continue reading

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Cocktails and Ceviche Pairing Menu at Asia de Cuba

Asia de Cuba, everybody’s favourite Chino-Latino restaurant has officially launched its rum bar with its own sugarcane press and a new cocktails and ceviche pairing menu with drinks featuring Havana Club rums. Continue reading

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Was My Match Met at TGI Friday’s, Leicester Square?

Despite feeling as though I knew exactly what to expect from a visit to the recently opened flagship TGI Friday’s at Leicester Square, I actually never had been to a TGI Friday’s and couldn’t recollect ever having tried its food … Continue reading

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Best Cheap Eats in London of 2015

A good (or even mediocre) meal for £5 or under is becoming less and less likely these days – but it still can be found. Here’s a look at five of London’s tastiest cheap eats priced at or less than a fi Continue reading

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Tredwell’s by Marcus Wareing

Often before heading to a restaurant for the first time I’ll have a look online at existing reviews about the place to know what to keep an eye out for and maybe to avoid. For my Sunday lunch visit to Marcus Wareing’s “Modern British” Tredwell’s, I should have just avoided reading the reviews all together and let my gut (which is now a good bit larger after my Tredwell’s meal) guide me in the right direction. Continue reading

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A Night Out at The Hippodrome

I’ve walked by The Hippodrome Casino at Leicester Square a zillion times. Not a gambling man, I never thought there was much inside the large scale and lavish venue for me. However, taking up an invitation to give Hippodrome’s food, booze and entertainment a try, I discovered there’s more to this Central London landmark than gambling. Continue reading

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Leicester Square Box Office: Your First Stop for the Best of London Theatre and More

For more than 20 years, Leicester Square Box Office has been offering tickets to the public for a variety of West End productions at half price, discount and full price to ensure customers find the tickets they’re after. Continue reading

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Soho’s Best Indian Restaurants (OneTravel)

Perhaps nowhere in London is the variety of restaurants and dining options as varied as in Soho, the compact and social heart of this sprawling city. Even once you’ve decided on what type of food you’re keen to enjoy, going out to eat in Soho brings with it tough decisions. Continue reading

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Black Cat Cabaret at Cafe de Paris, London (OneTravel)

A tip of the hat to the legendary Le Chat Noir club of Paris, the Black Cat Cabaret at the historic Cafe de Paris at Leicester Square draws its inspiration from the “Absinthe-soaked, dark and daring heyday of Montmartre’s cabaret underworld” offering a chance to “discover decidedly modern performance in its many strange and wondrous forms.”
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Nip/Tuck Package at W London’s Away Spa and Spice Market Restaurant (CDCLifestyle)

The W London’s newly launched Nip/Tuck package provides … a chance for a revitalising treatment followed by a healthy and re-acclimating lunch. I gave the offer a try yesterday and loved it. It set a serene tone for the rest of my afternoon of meetings and felt more like a revitalising boost than an indulgent treat. Continue reading

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Review: Black Cat Cabaret at Cafe de Paris

I had so much fun during last night’s performance of Black Cat Cabaret at Cafe de Paris. It felt like a proper Friday night out, and I left with an arm wrapped round my sweetie with big smiles upon both our faces. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Prince Charles Cinema

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London Daily Photo: olyMpics

Taken with the Nokia 808 Pureview, the next breakthrough in photography featuring a 41 megapixel sensor camera with Carl Zeiss lens. More specs here.

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London Daily Photo: We All Make the Games

Taken with the Nokia 808 Pureview, the next breakthrough in photography featuring a 41 megapixel sensor camera with Carl Zeiss lens. More specs here.

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London Bloggers Meetup: The Photography Edition … and Me

Howdy folks. I’m speaking at the next London Bloggers Meetup where I’ll be sharing my “experiences posting a photo on [my] blog everyday for over six years”. But wait! There’s more. These fine photo bloggers will be speaking as well: … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Empire

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London Daily Photo: On the March

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London Daily Photo: White Arches

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at London’s M&M’s World (CheapOair)

… 35,000 square feet of retail space, Europe’s first and only M&M’s World is actually the largest candy store on the planet. Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at London’s M&M’s World CheapOair, 27 March 2012

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London Daily Photo: Bemused

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What’s for Lunch? Spice Market, W Hotel, Leicester Square (Londonist)

W Hotel’s Spice Market restaurant might be onto something with its “South East Asian-inspired lunch menu” in a swank setting. Continue reading

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Good Stuff

I’ve been meaning to start up a new series of posts here on tikichris for a couple of weeks, but general busy-ness (fun and non-fun) has been holding me back. So today, the first in ages with a bit of … Continue reading

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What’s for Lunch? Pepe, St Martin’s Lane (Londonist)

A newbie pizzeria on St Martin’s Lane provides an especially filling lunch when you’re on the go. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Of Centre

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London Daily Photo: Everyone Else

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London Daily Photo: Suspended

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London Daily Photo: Amused

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London Daily Photo: McDonald’s

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London Daily Photo: Clean Routine

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Free Ice Cream and More on Fair Cone Day (Londonist)

Free Ice Cream and More on Fair Cone Day Londonist, February 12, 2010 11:30 AM Beardie Weirdies Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield (the dairy baron co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s) will be at Leicester Square on Thursday the 18th from … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Leicester Square Fun Fair

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