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Win a #LevantineValentine Dinner for Two at Ceru

Would you like to have a tasty dinner with a special someone at Ceru? I’ve teamed up with the restaurant to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a free dinner for two with welcome cocktails and carafe of wine at this new restaurant with a gorgeous menu Inspired by the flavours of the coastal eastern Mediterranean. Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at the Ceru South Kensington’s Menu

A London based mainstay of the catering/pop-up/festivals circuit, contemporary Levantine restaurant Ceru will take up permanent residence this December in South Kensington in its own Bute Street restaurant. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Platform Garden

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London Daily Photo: Darwin

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London Daily Photo: Exhibition Road

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London Daily Photo: Pelham Street

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Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story at London’s Natural History Museum

Last week I popped round to the Natural History Museum to catch the Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story exhibition and was so glad I did. It’s a great show chronicling human existence in Britain since the first people set foot here (or at least as far back as the evidence suggests). I recommend going as it’s almost guaranteed you’ll be wowed by the artefacts and items on display. Continue reading

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Theatre Review: The Golden Dragon at the Drayton Arms, SW5

Fancy a theatrical and thought provoking Thai/Chinese/Vietnamese takeaway? The Golden Dragon is a “dark modern tale of immigration” set in the kitchen of an East Asian restaurant as well as in the homes and businesses of some of its regular patrons. Just in time for Chinese New Year … German playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig’s one act exacting contemplation of globalisation is on for a (very) short run at South Kensington’s Drayton Arms pub theatre. Continue reading

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Popular London Restaurant Teams up with A-List Celebrities to Raise Funds for Children’s Hospital (OneTravel)

A baker’s dozen including some of Britain’s biggest celebrities have teamed up with London restaurant, Daphne’s in South Kensington, to give their own unique interpretation of a pen and ink sketch to help raise vital funds for a worthy cause, the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Continue reading

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Daphne’s Restaurant Teams up with A-List Celebrities to Raise Funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

A host of the UK’s best loved celebrities has teamed up with Daphne’s restaurant to give their own unique interpretation of a pen and ink sketch to raise vital funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Continue reading

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Top Tips for Visiting London’s Natural History Museum (CheapOair)

London’s Natural History Museum is one of three museums on Exhibition Road in South Kensington’s Museum Quarter. Constructed in the late 1800s the massive Victorian era, Romanesque Revival marvel which houses the museum’s collections and special exhibitions are for architecture buffs reason alone to pay a visit. For fans of natural history, plenty more treasures await inside. Continue reading

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Friday Late at the Victoria & Albert Museum (OneTravel)

An especially smart time to visit the museum is during the evening of the late Friday of each month (excluding December) for free activities and exhibition entry lasting until 10 p.m. and based around a central design theme. The next … Continue reading

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Ice Skating at the Natural History Museum #SpreadTheCheer

The folks from Starbucks kindly invited my “family” to a complimentary 50 minutes of skating at the Ice Rink at the Natural History Museum. Kemey and I had a blast (Winston, our cat and only other member of this family, … 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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London Daily Photo: Janet’s

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London Daily Photo: Bite

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Dining Around London’s South Kensington Station (OneTravel)

Dining Around London’s South Kensington Station OneTravel, Feb 09, 2012 No matter your budget, there’s bound to be a variety of quality options to suit your taste. However, there’s a lot of competition for you taste buds around here. Looking … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 8 December 2011 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 8 December 2011 Londonist, December 8, 2011 at 16:00 pm What’s up and coming in London food and drink news? A lot! Here’s this week’s particularly festive round up.   READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food & … Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Kynance Shafts

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Raw Food Vegan Restaurant Saf Opens in Whole Foods Market Food Court (Londonist)

Raw Food Vegan Restaurant Saf Opens in Whole Foods Market Food Court Londonist, April 9, 2010 2:42 PM No longer just a Shoreditch hipster hang out with a fine dining venue on Curtain Road, Saf‘s second London location seats 83 … Continue reading

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Plentiful Pancakes in Kensington on Shrove Tuesday (Londonist)

Plentiful Pancakes in Kensington on Shrove Tuesday Londonist, February 13, 2010 12:17 PM It’s not just Argentine ice cream and coffee bar, Freggo, that’ll be offering cakey, flat treats for free (with a coffee purchase) on the 16th. Here are a … Continue reading

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Londonist Gets Spanked and Flogged – and (ooh) Kinda Likes it!

Londonist Gets Spanked and Flogged – and (ooh) Kinda Likes it! Londonist, June 19, 2009 9:59 AM Bulldog Gin invited Londonist to tag along to their cocktail party last night at the Brompton Cross location of erotic boutique Coco de … Continue reading

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Photos: A Head for Art at the V&A (London Hotels Blog)

A Head for Art at the V&A London Hotels Blog, April 6th, 2009 Conveniently located on Cromwell Road near South Kensington Tube, (with Harrods and the shops of Knightsbridge at hand and within sight) the Victoria and Albert Museum is … Continue reading

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Raclette and Wine at La Cave a Fromage (Londonist)

Raclette and Wine at La Cave a Fromage Chris Osburn, contributing editor Londonist February 11, 2009 11:45 AM Winter. Blah. But then again, this is the time of year when Raclette (and we mean the really good stuff) is at … Continue reading

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