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What’s On: Rooftop Afternoon Tea, Foodie Wimbledon Screenings & a Riverside Pop-up

Carom at Butlers Wharf Chop House Bar

With the sun making its annual cameo in the capital and Wimbledon whipping up the usual fervour, it’s all about eating outside and soaking up the action this week. Make hay while the sun shines and all that. Combine your sun seeking with Wimbledon watching at a rooftop restaurant, or take the quintessential English vibe one step further with afternoon tea on a sunny terrace in Mayfair. Read more…

What’s On: Win a Luxury Stay at Corinthia, Try Truffles in Harrods, & Dim Sum in a Cocktail Bar

This week’s foray into the hottest goings-on and new openings on the London scene sees us discover residencies from top chefs, a way to make eating in Harrods even more extravagant, and an ultra-cool Clapham restaurant-cum-cocktail bar-cum-nightclub. We’re also giving you the opportunity to win a night in the luxury Corinthia Hotel just by dining out. Read more…

A Late-night Affair at The Hippodrome

As Fridays go, I can safely say this particular one was spectacularly out of the norm. After a few drinks in Leicester Square, my partner and I headed to the bright lights of the Hippodrome Casino for a different kind of West End show.
The Hippodrome Casino
After checking in with the host we made a beeline for the gaming floor, eager to play our £10 complimentary chips on the tables. Read more…

Terms & Conditions: Marco Pierre White Competition

Please read these competition rules carefully. If you enter one of our competitions, we will assume that you have read these rules and that you agree to them.
– To be eligible for this competition, you must be a UK resident aged 18 or over at the time of entry.
– This competition is not open to employees of Bookatable, or members of their immediate family. Read more…

What’s On: Downton Abbey-Style Breakfast at Criterion, Honest Burgers Private Room, & Pizza Bus Pop-Up

What links Downton Abbey, a bus, and an office block in Haggerston? Probably not a lot to be honest, but they do all appear in this week’s pick of London food must-tries. Start your day with a lavish breakfast deal, hop on a bus-come-restaurant for some pizza, and finish with some laid-back Thai dining in Shoreditch. Read more…

El Nivel: Mexican Tapas at Covent Garden’s First Agaveria

The El Nivel Bar
London’s first Mexican Agaveria, El Nivel yields a cornucopia of wild and wonderful agave spirits including mezcal and tequila, but agave isn’t the only ace that El Nivel brandishes in its hand. Cocktails and Mexican tapas are foremost in this first-floor hideaway, and the restaurant was heaving with a buzzing bar when we visited on a Friday night. Read more…

The Painted Heron: A contemporary Indian feast in Chelsea

Spiced Crab The Painted Heron

When I think of Indian food, I immediately think of my local curry house where I usually go when I’ve had one too many the night before and my hangover politely demands such sustenance. The fact that my local curry house know me by name probably suggests this happens fairly often… but regardless of the frequency of my visits there, my experience of Indian food pretty much stops there. Read more…

9 Types of Diners Found In Every Restaurant

Types of Diners

Eating out is one of life’s great pleasures. If only it wasn’t for the other diners! Whether they’re busy adjusting their Instagram filters, craftily pinching your chips, or drenching sauce all over some high-end haute cuisine, there’s always someone on your table with a quirky dining habit.
Whatever type of diner you are, we’re all guilty of some off-the-wall dining behaviour. Read more…

British meets Asian at Pictures Restaurant

CHAR KEOW TEOW (V) Fried flat noodles, beansprouts, eggs, Chinese chives, soy sauce, oyster sauce

In a Grade II listed building, overlooking Shepherd’s Bush Common, is the newly opened 8-storey Dorsett Hotel. Sister hotel to others in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore, this hotel has the wow factor as soon as you walk in. The minimalist and modern, yet elegant, reception and lounge area is where you will be greeted and shown through to the restaurant. Read more…