Posts Tagged ‘london’

Room With A View

Room With A View

A collaboration between two of Britain’s leading cultural organisations will give adventurous visitors to London the chance to stay in a room with an unprecedented view – on top of the Southbank Centre. (more…)

Google celebrates 150 years of travelling on the tube

Google celebrates 150 years of travelling on the tube

It was January 9 1863 when the first underground train made a four-mile journey from Paddington to Farringdon Street, along the Metropolitan line. It was an instant hit, with 40,000 passengers on its first day – though perhaps even the most visionary Victorian could not have expected the growth to 1.2 billion journeys that would be made on the service in 2012. (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…)

Eat out in London, Eurovision style

Eat out in London, Eurovision style

It has long been a tradition for those hosting Eurovision Song Contest parties to serve a dish representing each country: paella for Spain, gravadlax for Sweden, a slab of Black Forest gateau for Germany. (more…)

Tuck into London

Tuck into London

We start our London food round-up with a dream team of superstar chefs – Alain Ducasse and Wolfgang Puck – who will be combining their very special culinary skills for a unique Franco-American dining experience at The Dorchester later this month. (more…)

Get two Taste of London tickets for just ?38

Get two Taste of London tickets for just ?38

Celebrate summer in the city with Taste of London, and dine around the world without leaving Regent’s Park. Forty of the capital’s best restaurants will be dishing up cuisine from Argentina to Malaysia, Spain to Thailand in the park on 17-20 June, with menus to tempt every palate alongside great British cuisine at Trinity, Tom’s Kitchen and Odette’s; French from Le Gavroche and Club Gascon; Japanese with Dinings and Sake No Hana or Italian at L’Anima, Giorgio Locatelli’s Refettorio and Mennula. (more…)

Party like its 1899

Party like its 1899

London is embracing Victoriana like it never went out of fashion. Here’s four haunts that Miss Haversham would definitely approve of…

LEYSHON BROTHERS BONDED WAREHOUSE
You half expect the artful dodger to pinch your wallet at this ‘secret’ warehouse, transformed into a gin palace with faded Union Jacks and flickering candles. (more…)

Taste of London set to indulge foodies

Taste of London set to indulge foodies

Food lovers will have the unique opportunity to enjoy award-winning food and wine at this year’s Taste of London festival hosted in Regents Park.

This year’s impressive line up includes eleven Michelin stars, 40 top restaurants and over 150 food and drink producers all promising to delight over 50,000 visitors over four days of food heaven. (more…)

Sky-high dining in the City

Sky-high dining in the City

The eyes of the world may recently have been focused on a particular 500 acres of East London, but some of the best grandstand views in town can be enjoyed four miles from the Olympic site, at Heron Tower in the City. (more…)

It’s a manly affair at Sanctum Soho

It’s a manly affair at Sanctum Soho

If you thought that afternoon tea was reserved for ladies who lunch, then think again. From October, a gentlemen’s afternoon tea service will be available at the Sanctum Soho hotel in London. (more…)

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