2016

Explore exclusive wines at 1901 Wine Lounge at Andaz London Liverpool Street

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September 18th, 2016

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Trendy, stylish, luxurious, these words have been lavished endlessly at the Andaz hotel in Liverpool Street. If you are wondering why the beautiful red-brick Victorian building looks familiar, it is from the same designers who designed the Houses of Parliament.

Smart casual dining delivered effortlessly at Town House at the Kensington

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September 15th, 2016

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Whether it is casual eateries or high-end restaurants, there is something incredibly relaxing and calming about dining in the South Kensington area ; none more so than at the refined Town House at the Kensington hotel. Housed in a stucco Regency terrace, the restaurant is comprised of three interconnected drawing rooms with plenty of individual artistic touches.

28-50 Maddox Street: For those moments, when only Champagne will do for lunch

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September 11th, 2016

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Yes, Prosecco is rising in popularity; there has been an 80% rise is sparkling wine sales in the last 5 years and yes, Londoners almost ran out of Prosecco over the summer due to the huge, soaring demand. However, that celebratory lunch isn’t quite the same without the real deal: that chilled, sparkling glass of effervescent Champagne. For a very reasonable supplement of £20, 28-50 Maddox Street is offering unlimited Irroy Champagne by Taittinger for 2 hours when you dine with them for a Saturday lunch.

Zuma: A restaurant that truly stands the test of time

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September 4th, 2016

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The popularity of restaurants in London do vary as much as movements on the stock market, very few of them truly stand the test of time . Zuma is one of those rare beasts in the brutally competitive world of the London restaurant scene, where diners from top businessmen to regular families consistently rank as one of their favourite restaurants which they go back to on a regular basis

40 Dean Street: serving the Soho community with classic homemade Italian dishes

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September 3rd, 2016

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Column inches have been written about the death of Soho and the lack of a sense of community in the area. However, you don’t need to look too hard to find institutions that have been around for decades.

The Greek Larder: Food from the Godfather of Greek cuisine in London

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August 28th, 2016

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Most people might not have heard of Theodore Kyriakou, but he has done more than anyone else to bring modern Greek cuisine to forefront of Londoners minds when he opened The Real Greek at Hoxton Square before expanding it to into a chain of restaurants and then selling it on. He has also written cookbooks and been involved with other restaurant ventures. His latest, The Greek Larder is how you would have imagined The Real Greek would have developed into, if it had not evolved into a high street chain.