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Dynamite Bonfire Night Celebrations in London 2021

With November soon upon us, we plan to mark one of the most celebrated political fails in British history once again with a bang. So put on an extra layer, fill a thermos of hot tea and enjoy the spectacle of Bonfire Night and Guy Fawkes’ failed attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament.  Photo: […]

New Restaurants & Bars in London You Need To Try This October

Looking for a new restaurant or bar to try? Here’s our guide of new restaurants, bars to try this October… Photo: Downstairs at Morito  Straits Kitchen at the Pan Pacific, City of London London’s first outpost of the renowned Singaporean hotel group has arrived. The hotel’s all-day restaurant Straits Kitchen brings to the table some […]

Things to do in London this October

There’s lots of things to do in London this October. Here’s our pick so far… Photo: Massaoke Oktoberfest at Vauxhall Beer Gardens, Vauxhall The inner-city escape is set to be transformed into a bonafide Bavarian wonderland at the weekend throughout October. Expect long, traditional beer tables, miles of bunting, table hosts dressed in lederhosen as […]

Kidult away at Ballie Ballerson in Shoreditch, the best way to pretend you're not an adult

16 Super Fun Places to ‘Kidult’ in London

Adulting is hard, especially in a non-stop, high-pressure capital city like London, so it’s no wonder that ‘kidult’ activities are on the rise. The Resident seeks out London’s best activities for those who have decided they don’t want to grow up…

Things to do with the kids in London

13 Great Places to Visit in London with Children

Looking for great places to visit in London with children? Dina Maktabi, founder of Kensington Mums, comes to the rescue with these great ideas for half terms and summer holidays

London wineries: Blackbook Winery is based in Battersea

Capital Cru: Discover London’s Best Urban Wineries

You don’t have to go far for a cellar door tasting in London. Urban wineries are popping up everywhere and changing the face of English wines…

Alfresco dining in south west London: The Ivy Cafe, Wimbledon

19 of the Best Alfresco Dining Spots in South West London

When the sun shines, there’s only one thing to do – don the shades and dine alfresco. From Battersea to Balham and Wimbledon to Wandsworth, there’s no shortage of pubs and restaurants with lovely outdoor dining areas in south west London. Here’s The Resident’s top alfresco spots…

Fulham garden centre: The Palace Gardener, Bishops Park

5 of the Best Garden Centres in South West London

Those green fingers getting twitchy? Time for a trip to your local garden centre, and south west London has some of the best in London…

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020 winner Nicolas Lefaudeux with Andromeda Galaxy at Arm’s Length?

15 Things to Do this Weekend in London: 23-25 October 2020

From a coronavirus-inspired monologue on stage at Bridge Theatre to mixing with friends virtually and an out-of-this-world photography exhibition, there’s plenty to do in London this weekend, despite the new Tier 2 restrictions 

The Curry Room at The Rubens Hotel in London

16 of the Best Indian Restaurants in London

A good curry consistently ranks among some of the nation’s favourite food and London’s many Indian restaurants range from those serving great comfort food to intricate, Michelin-star cuisine