2016

The Lure of The Lighterman

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August 21st, 2016

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There’s no better place in London to kick off the weekend on a hot summer’s day than at Granary Square.  The square has been part of a major redevelopment in Kings Cross that was once an underused industrial wasteland that has since transformed into a trendy area full of bars and restaurants

The unstoppable gin revival continues courtesy of Graphic bar

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August 21st, 2016

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The revival in gin that has been prevalent throughout the last decade shows no signs of stopping courtesy of venues like Graphic bar in Soho. If you look at overall spirits sales, vodka still exceeds everything else by a mammoth margin, but it is a sign of the growing popularity of gin, that bars such a Graphic can advertise itself as a quirky gin bar and be filled with satisfied imbibers nightly

It is all about the ingredients at Sushi and Robata, High Street Kensington

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August 7th, 2016

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It just makes perfect synergistic sense for a healthy supermarket giant like Whole Foods to combine with a Japanese culinary expert like Genji to open up a restaurant like Sushi and Robata when they can readily source the best possible ingredients for their kitchen.

The mischievously charming Duende will tantalise your taste buds

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August 7th, 2016

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With the multitude of Spanish tapas restaurants across London, you do wonder how new restaurants can bring an element of surprise to such a popular cuisine. Duende manages to deliver this and more, every dish feels innovative and a breath of fresh air. Careful thought is given not just to the ingredients but also to the receptacle the food is served in.

Life is a cabaret at Circus, Covent Garden

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August 7th, 2016

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Memory likes to play tricks to people’s minds. You always think the past is better than the present. I have visited the fascinating cabaret restaurant and cocktail bar that is Circus at Covent Garden on various occasions when it first opened.

You will be crazy to miss Junkyard golf in Brick Lane

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August 6th, 2016

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Whether it is team-building or going on a first date, Londoners are always on the lookout for the latest quirky adventure to bring excitement to the occasion , one of the most popular activities is playing crazy golf. The courses don’t come more zany than at Junkyard golf , which is suitably situated in Brick Lane. There are 3 nine-hole mini golf courses, which takes you through the most twisted and bizarre junk imaginable.