Posts Tagged ‘street’

London Cocktail Week highlights

London Cocktail Week highlights

Roll up, roll up, cocktail lovers, for London Cocktail Week returns on 8-14 October with gin masterclasses, pop-up bars, ice-cream shacks and tastings galore.

Mixologist Daniel Undhammar is sharing the secret to the perfect ginger-and-pear Zubrowka martini at masterclasses taking place all week at the Mercer Street Hotel (20 Mercer Street, WC2). (more…)

Street food goes gourmet

Street food goes gourmet

A new street food concept has popped up in Covent Garden for the London Restaurant Festival. Serving from an Airstream trailer, top chefs Jun Tanaka, Executive Chef at Pearl Restaurant, and Mark Jankel, chef and founder of The Food Initiative, will provide gourmet food at street food prices (all dishes cost between ?4.50 – ?6.50) to Londoners on the go. (more…)

A West End hit

A West End hit

It’s almost impossible to find a shadowy corner of Chinatown in which to get up to anything untoward these days. The latest to be spruced and groomed is that little passageway in the no-man’s-land between the bottom of Chinatown and Leicester Square – or Leicester Street, as it is properly called. (more…)

Brooklyn when the lights go out

Brooklyn when the lights go out

The design and culture scene in the Brooklyn neighbourhood of Greenpoint is hotting up, and now you can see the best of the bunch under one roof.

Taking over a huge warehouse every Friday and Saturday night from 1 November is the Brooklyn Night Bazaar – a veritable treasure trove of all sorts of unusual bits and pieces. (more…)

Google Street View goes cross country

Google Street View goes cross country

There are some travellers who won’t book a hotel without using Google’s Street View service to check out the surrounding neighbourhood. But soon you’ll be able to use it to see some of the most deserted regions of the world, as the internet giant sends its cameras cross country. (more…)

A new look for West Marylebone?

A new look for West Marylebone?

Change is afoot on the civilised streets around Portman Square, just one block behind the hordes of Oxford Street and hectic Edgware Road. Here are the hottest new openings…

Grazing Goat
Post 6pm, you’ll hear the buzz emanating from this modern gastro pub (pictured). (more…)

Bedknobs and Broome Street

Bedknobs and Broome Street

The restaurateurs behind two Manhattan brasseries – Jean Claude and L’Orange Bleue – have just opened their first boutique hotel in SoHo.

The Broome Hotel has 14 bedrooms decorated with bits and pieces found in local shops, some of which you can buy from the hotel’s Treehouse boutique. (more…)

Your last chance to see historical LSE clocks in London

Your last chance to see historical LSE clocks in London

A renowned London restaurant has become the unlikely home of the original London Stock Exchange clocks.

The electric clocks, designed by Italian manufactures Solari & C, will hang in the brasserie of 1 Lombard Street from now until the end of September, giving diners a last chance to see the magnificent historical artefacts before they are sold at auction. (more…)

London for foodies

London for foodies

This month’s specials: our pick of the coolest hangouts and buzziest restaurants opening in London.

During the Southbank Centre’s Chorus Festival Weekend (5-6 April) the sweet sound of a choir won’t be the only thing filling the air along the Thames. (more…)

No ordinary Joe

No ordinary Joe

As Dublin’s dining scene amps up, Joe Macken, the hard-tweeting restaurateur behind the most buzzing venues – Jo’Burger, carnivore-friendly Bear and pizza joint Skinflint – shares his favourite foodie hotspots in the city

BREAKFAST
‘I love Colin Harmon and his 3FE brand of coffee. (more…)

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