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Best London Bars and Pubs of 2016

London! You know how to quench a thirst. My Best of 2016 series continues with a taste of my favourite bars and pubs in London. Continue reading

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Wasokan, Notting Hill: Europe’s First Authentic Japanese Kimono and Matcha Shop

It’s not a likely occurrence that a visit to the launch of a retail space in Notting Hill turns to talk bringing more harmony to the people of Europe. But that was the sort of chat I had with Noriyuki Ikeda at his new kimono and matcha shop, Wasokan, on Westbourne Grove. 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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Coverture Launches Emma Greenhill: A Winning Way to Wrap Up!

Maddie Salters pays a visit to Coverture & The Garbstore in Notting Hill for the launch of Emma Greenhill’s Matchmaker line of scarves. A colourful, pop-art window greets guests at Coverture & The Garbstore, a Notting Hill transplant that has … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Nottin

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London Daily Photo: Necks

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London Daily Photo: Ladbroke Grove

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Win a Night Out in Notting Hill with Yelp and Bubbleology

Check out this chance for you and a guest to attend an exclusive “After Dark” tasting hosted by Yelp at Bubbleology in Notting Hill on Friday 27 March . Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Ladbroke Grove

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London Daily Photo: Winter Fruits

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London Daily Photo: Notting Hill Trove

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London Daily Photo: R Garcia & Sons

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Bite Me Pizza, Westbourne Grove

An invitation to try out a new Notting Hill pizzeria proved a more than satisfying reason for me to mosey more westerly than usual for one of my all time favourite foods – pizza! Bite Me? With pleasure Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Portobello

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London Daily Photo: Portobello Notes

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London Daily Photo: Ladbroke Grove

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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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Codorníu Cava + Jose Pizarro and Ashika Mathews at Portobello Road Market – Saturday 10 May

The bright and bubbly folks behind Codorníu Cava “hitting the markets of Britain” with their Codorníu Cava Revolution to “spread the Cava love and bring the soul and vibrancy of Barcelona’s famous market – La Boqueria – to the UK.” This Saturday (10 May) they’ll be at Notting Hill’s Portobello Market from 8am to 7pm. Joining the Codorníu team will be wine expert Ashika Mathews as well as chef José Pizarro, who’ll be pairing the sparkling wine with his own tasty Spanish creations. Continue reading

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Win Dinner for Two at Notting Hill Kitchen – Courtesy of Zomato

In case you hadn’t noticed, I’ve been blogging a good deal about a recent trip I took to Portugal, especially about how much I enjoyed all the great food and wine while I was there. Well, thanks to a team up with online restaurant discovery guide, Zomato, I’m offering one lucky reader the chance to have a taste of some of the best Portuguese cuisine in London with a free dinner for two at Notting Hill Kitchen. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Slim Slow Slider

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25% Off Flying Burger Company Premium Burger Delivery

Flying Burger Company is a burger-only/delivery-only biz. Right now it’s serving a small area of West London – W11 4, W14 8, W14 0, W6 7 and W12 8 – roughly Notting Hill and bits near High Street Kensington, Shepherd’s Bush, and Hammersmith. However, I reckon the concept is a smart one and has a good chance of taking off and successfully soaring. I wouldn’t be surprised at all to see service extend across London soon. Continue reading

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Eat Like a Bumpkin in True London Style (CheapOair)

Commendable is … their knack for coming up with a tasty variety of contemporary British dishes and offering diners invitingly cozy settings for enjoying such down-to-earth cuisine. Read my complete post at the CheapOair blog.

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Have Lunch With Antonio Carluccio In Notting Hill (Londonist)

The event marks the launch of the book [Antonio Carluccio] co-wrote with fellow chef Gennaro Contaldo, Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy, and its accompanying four-part BBC series. Have Lunch With Antonio Carluccio In Notting Hill  Londonist, 18 April 2012 Photo/Tony Briggs

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London Daily Photo: Portobello

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London Daily Photo: Taming the Beast

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Wafflemeister Opens on Portobello Road (Londonist)

Wafflemeister Opens on Portobello Road Londonist, November 18, 2010 8:51 PM Wafflemeister opens its third London store to the public tomorrow in Notting Hill. Londonist went along this evening for the launch, talked shop with the founder of the chain and … Continue reading

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New Restaurant Review: Pizza Metro Pizza (Londonist)

New Restaurant Review: Pizza Metro Pizza Londonist, November 6, 2010 12:37 PM Taking the short walk from Notting Hill Gate Station to the few months old Pizza Metro Pizza, you’ll pass at least three other pizzerias (the usual suspects such as … Continue reading

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Review: The Newly Refurbished Lonsdale (Londonist)

Review: The Newly Refurbished Lonsdale Londonist, June 17, 2010 1:16 PM Regardless of any economic uncertainties, here in London the posh just seem to keep getting posher … and younger too by the looks of the crowd at The Lonsdale‘s … Continue reading

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