Archive for the ‘Food and drink’ Category

An afternoon tea with a North African twist

An afternoon tea with a North African twist

Acclaimed restaurant Momo – tucked away in the cobbled enclave of London’s Heddon Street – launches its new afternoon tea next week.

Available from 6 December, the tea has been inspired by Moroccan flavours and is an exquisite blend of classic English treats and North African sweets – perfect for winter West End shoppers who want to warm up in style. (more…)

Let’s take this upstairs

Let’s take this upstairs

Stylish Soho hotel the Dean Street Townhouse is encouraging late-night diners to stay out all night.

The Soho Sleepover package gives anyone eating in its restaurant after 11pm the chance to spend the night upstairs in any of its available rooms – usually costing up to ?410 a night – for just ?50. (more…)

Med in Manhattan

Med in Manhattan

It could be a sun-soaked terrace in the Mediterranean, where the smell of charred sea bass and grilled peppers wafts in the breeze, and chilled beats play over the sound of the sea and conversation. (more…)

Taste Peru in Piccadilly

Taste Peru in Piccadilly

Despite its auspicious address on London’s Piccadilly, Coya is a calm and discreet venue in which to sample one of the hot culinary trends for 2013 – Peruvian food.

Coya itself is part members club, part bar and part restaurant, which means you may have to look twice to spot its Inca-inspired logo on the doorway facing Green Park. (more…)

Now boarding for Beirut

Now boarding for Beirut

In the capital, there’s a restaurant for just about every cuisine from around the world, from Iranian to Korean and Peruvian (ceviche is the dish of the moment). The food is undoubtedly delicious, but no matter how many plastic palm trees are used to decorate the place, there’s often no escaping the fact that you are in London. (more…)

Sample wine in the West Country

Sample wine in the West Country

Wine lovers who have long crossed the channel to sample the best of independent vineyards will now find it easier than ever to enjoy wineries closer to home, thanks to the West Country Wine Trails brochure from Helpful Holidays. (more…)

A foodie spectacular hits London

A foodie spectacular hits London

Your mother probably told you not to play with your food, but this weekend ‘mother knows best’ is thrown out the window as the most inventive foodies come to London for the Experimental Food Society Spectacular. (more…)

The return of The Savoy Grill

The return of The Savoy Grill

It’s been one of the most anticipated restaurant openings of the year, and finally The Savoy Grill opened its doors again in London yesterday.

Situated in The Savoy hotel, which reopened earlier this year, the restaurant dates back to 1889 and has been completely restored to its former Art Deco glory. (more…)

An eighties revival for Bistrotheque

An eighties revival for Bistrotheque

Restaurants in Residence, a month-long celebration of London’s pop-up restaurants, reached its climax this weekend with a one-off version of Bistrotheque – one of East London’s coolest eateries. (more…)

Get ready for extreme wine tasting

Get ready for extreme wine tasting

In a world gone crazy for Ironman Triathlons and Tough Mudder weekends, it is perhaps with a knowing smile that one can sign up for a very different kind of boot camp in 2013, set among the vineyards of Provence. (more…)

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