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Recipe: mille-feuille by chef patron of Mayfair’s Bar Des Prés

Whether you’re celebrating Bastille Day or still commiserating England’s football loss, you don’t need another excuse to indulge in this decadent, sweet treat from acclaimed chef and restaurateur Cyril Lignac behind Mayfair’s Bar Des Prés. 

From Roman times to Harry Potter: Leadenhall Market turns 700

A fact guaranteed to make you feel young in both human and dog years, City of London’s Leadenhall Market marks its 700th anniversary this year.  Lead image: © Lucy Young 2021 Once known for selling poultry but now home to boutique retailers, restaurants, wine bars and pubs, Leadenhall Market, has had many chapters in its long history.  To celebrate […]

Wild Heart Bar & Shokudo, Soho

Restaurant Review: Wild Heart Bar & Shokudo, Soho

Soho is one of those places that keeps its secrets pretty closely guarded. Its labyrinth streets are full of places that if you know, you know. You know? Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel is just one of those places…

Ronnie Scott's launches Saturday Comedy Brunch with Ed Gamble

Ronnie Scott’s Launches Brunch with Comedy & Cocktails

Soho institution Ronnie Scott’s is combining a few of our favourite things – brunch, cocktails, comedy and a sassy jazz venue – in a cool new culture-meets-cuisine offering this summer

Buckingham Palace Garden opens to visitors this summer

Buckingham Palace Garden Opens for Tours & Picnics this Summer

London has many lovely parks and gardens in which to enjoy a picnic, but the green spaces of Buckingham Palace have always been off limits – until now

Taste of London returns to Regents Park for summer 2021

45 of the Best Things to Do in London in July 2021

July 19th is the new ‘freedom day’ and there’s plenty to do both indoors and out, from alfresco theatre in Regent’s Park to Giffords Circus in Chiswick, London Restaurant Festival and Horrible Histories on the Thames

Alfresco terraces in the City: SushiSamba has one of the best views in the City

85 of London’s Best Rooftop Bars & Alfresco Terraces

85 of London’s best rooftop bars and alfresco terraces across the City, south London, north London, east and west

The Dilly hotel is London's newest 5* hotel. It was previously Le Meridian Piccadilly

Win an Overnight Stay at The Dilly on London’s Piccadilly

The Dilly, central London’s latest five-star hotel, is celebrating its opening by offering one lucky reader the chance to win an overnight stay, complete with breakfast and tickets to a top London attraction…

Why is there a forest at Somerset House? Forest for Change: The Global Goals Pavilion

35 of the Best Things to Do in London: June 2021

The sun is shining, lockdown is easing and festivals are go – summer in London is looking pretty good! From outdoor art trails to alfresco cinema and cool new theatre productions, there are plenty of cool things to do in June

London's best ice-cream: Fortnum & Mason Ice Cream Parlour

3 Luxury Ice Cream Spots in London

There’s nothing better than cold ice cream on a hot day – especially when it’s of the super-indulgent variety! The Resident picks three spots for a luxury ice cream in London…