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Review: Dominique Ansel Bakery signature afternoon tea

Dominique Ansel terrace
Not content with being demigod of the pastry world, Dominique Ansel is on a mission. First, he brings us the cutting-edge genius of the much-applauded Cronut, and now, his next foray aims to reinvent afternoon tea from a quintessential tradition to an innovative tour de force at Dominique Ansel Bakery. Read more…

What’s On: Moroccan Afternoon Tea, Rooftop Dining, & a Beach in London

Camden Beach

It’s all about making the most of that elusive summer sun this week, with news of some new rooftop feasting, a Moroccan-style terrace, and even a pop-up beach in Camden. But this is England after all, so there’s also a couple of eateries that are firmly in the indoors category to cosy up in when normal rainy service is resumed.
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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…

What’s On: Simon Rogan at Claridge’s, Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, and Michelin Stars in Mayfair

This week’s round-up features a tantalising total of 4 Michelin stars, 8 AA Rosettes and 3 world-famous chefs. And porridge, lots of porridge. If fine dining’s your thing then it doesn’t come much finer than a Simon Rogan restaurant in Claridge’s, 2-Michelin star dining in Mayfair, and Jamie Oliver’s unique blend of charity and haute cuisine. 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…

What’s On: Gordon Ramsay’s Pub, Burns Night Hangouts, & a Secret Pop-up

The best laid schemes of mice and men needn’t go awry this week, as we bring you the best places to celebrate a certain Scottish poet. If haggis doesn’t float your boat however, there’s the ultimate in English elegance, a much talked-about pub from Gordon Ramsay, and a restaurant from the British Film Institute. Read more…

What’s On: Celebrity Chef Steakhouses, Quirky New Pop-ups, & Fairy Tale Cocktails

Steakhouses, barbecue restaurants and celebrity chefs. What more could you ask for? ‘A Bavarian fairy-tale pop- up! ’ you cry. A bit niche, but OK, go on then. And seeing as pop-ups are quite literally popping up everywhere, we’ve found one of the most on-trend: Nordic culture seems as cool as ephemeral eateries at the moment, so we couldn’t resist a venue combining the two. Read more…

What’s On: Mexican Street Food, Kensington Chic, and Festive Feasts

Christmas may be creeping up on us, but there’s no need to limit yourself to mince pies and turkeys. For those who flee at the site of a cracker, we bring you food without the festive fanfare, in the shape of Mexican street food and a swish brasserie and cocktail bar. There’s also a culinary tour of the UK with some elegant English afternoon tea and a proudly Scottish pop-up. Read more…

What’s On: Indulgent Afternoon Tea, a Sublime Italian , and a New Simon Rimmer Restaurant

With Thanksgiving drawing ever nearer, this week’s guide to what’s hot, what’s new, and what’s just downright delicious, is fittingly trans-Atlantic.  Although many of us Brits may not really understand what Thanksgiving entails, it’s the perfect excuse to sample some hearty fare from across the pond. Read more…