Restaurants & Bars

The Windmill in Clapham launches boutique bedrooms

LAUNCH PARTY AT THE WINDMILL, CLAPHAM

The Windmill pub, on the edge of Clapham Common, celebrates launch of new boutique bedrooms this summer Now with 42 beautiful boutique bedrooms, the quintessential British pub is the perfect pit-stop for city dwellers, business executives and tourists looking for the best of both worlds.  Elegantly styled, the 42 boutique bedrooms (13 of which are new) feature […]

The Globe Bar's new terrace

DINE ALFRESCO AT GLOBE BAR IN CHISWICK

Come rain or shine this summer, the Globe Bar in Chiswick is offering a taste of the Mediterranean with a new menu of tapas-style dishes

Restaurants to celebrate Independence Day 4th July

ALL-AMERICAN RESTAURANTS: 18 OF THE BEST

Pulled pork, smokehouses, gourmet burgers, corn chowders, American food is having a renaissance and it’s looking seriously tasty. Celebrate Independence Day on 4th July at one of London’s best American restaurants

Heston's new restaurant, The Perfectionists' Cafe

HESTON BLUMENTHAL RESTAURANT AT HEATHROW

Culinary genius, Heston Blumenthal has launched his new restaurant, The Perfectionists’ Café in Heathrow’s Terminal 2

BAR REVIEW: THE ADMIRAL CODRINGTON

Alexander Larman stops by The Admiral Codrington in Chelsea to see if the old favourite still lives up to its reputation Walking into Chelsea’s Cod, as it’s colloquially known, gives the first impression of finding it a welcoming, fun-looking environment, with people who look like they’re happy to be there in its clubby wood-panelled atmosphere, […]

As pubs closures hit an all-time high of 28 per week, The Avalon beer garden in Clapham, London, has been cheered up by Cuprinol to mark the launch of Cheers it Up. The nationwide initiative aims to cheer up unloved beer gardens and encourage communities to support their ‘local’. The makeover took a team of 12 four days to complete, using over 120 litres of Cuprinol Garden Shades and 140 litres Cuprinol decking stain. To enter your local beer garden for a chance to win a ‘Cheers it Up’ makeover visit facebook.com/Cuprinol.

CAMPAIGN TO SAVE BRITAIN’S PUB GARDENS

Recent research* claims that an average of 28 pubs close a week in Britain, so woodcare specialist Cuprinol has done the decent thing and launched a campaign to save them – specifically Britain’s beer gardens

Japanese-Peruvian fusion food at UNI

FOOD NEWS IN KENSINGTON & CHELSEA

Eat around the world in Kensington and Chelsea this month as new restaurant openings encompass British and Mediterranean cuisines and Japanese-Peruvian fusion food  Peruvian and Japanese cuisine at UNI Fans of top-notch Japanese-Peruvian fusion food should hasten to UNI to check out one of the city’s most entertaining openings. It offers a mixture of old favourites like […]

Busaba has now opened in Kingston

NEW RESTAURANTS IN KEW, BARNES, EAST SHEEN & KINGSTON

Fish and chips in East Sheen, Thai on the river and cool new look restaurant in Kew, this month there’s plenty going on in West London’s restaurant scene Riverside dining Does riverside dining in west London get any more iconic than The Depot Restaurant & Bar in Barnes? With stunning views, the Depot’s refurbishment earlier […]

The classic yankee hot dog from Dirty Bones

THE BEST STREET FOOD IN WEST LONDON

From Japanese ‘junk’ food at Kurobuta to deluxe hot dogs at Dirty Bones, there is a street food eatery that caters for your food cravings, as Cortlyn Stovall finds out  Kurobuta Japanese junk food is the new craze in west London, and foodies are flocking to Asian-fusion restaurant Kurobuta. Combining the traditional comfort pub food […]

World Gin Day event at The Lucky Pig

THE BEST PLACES TO DRINK GIN

Us Londoners rarely need an excuse to drink gin but if you do, World Gin Day is it. In anticipation of the day, 14th June, Tanqueray Ambassador and expert cocktail mixologist Tim Homewood picks his top five bars to drink gin in London   The Lucky Pig, Fitzrovia Why go? This is a great little spot […]

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