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Coya, Mayfair has reopened with a new look

Restaurants Reopening: What’s Open NOW in North, South, East, West & Central London?

What can I eat and where? The London restaurants that reopened on 4 July (or since) in north, south, east, west and central London 

HSDY has gone online with disco dancing classes

15 Virtual Things to Do at Home this Weekend: 17-19 July

While leaving the house is now actively encouraged (hurrah!), it’s not for everyone. Whether you’re self-isolating, stuck in quarantine or just a little apprehensive of other people, these cracking virtual events will keep you entertained

Tate Britain is reopening in July 2020 - dates here

The Reopening Dates of London’s Major Museums & Galleries

Many of London’s major museums and galleries have announced their reopening dates, with the National Gallery leading the charge opening on 8 July… 

Free Range Film Club is a new alfresco cinema for London that's car-free!

Free Range Film Club Brings Car-Free Alfresco Cinema to London

Car-free households rejoice – the first alfresco cinema series that doesn’t require four wheels has announced three London venues!

The new Truman Brewery and beer garden in Walthamstow opens on 4 July

Huge Socially Distanced Beer Garden to Open in Walthamstow

A new beer garden is due to launch in east London, but not just any beer garden – the largest socially distanced beer garden in the UK, complete with its own brewery…

Drive in cinema in London: Rooftop Film Club returns to Alexandra Palace from 4 July 2020

London’s Drive-In Cinemas: A Complete List for Summer 2020

The drive-in cinema is the future of isolation entertainment. Here, we list all the drive-in cinemas – plus a live musical drive-in – parking up in London this summer

Trinity Riverside Bar at Trinity Buoy Wharf will open on 4 July 2020

Trinity Riverside Bar to Launch in East London on 4 July

The team behind Stratford’s Roof East is opening a new riverside bar this summer with a glorious south-facing alfresco terrace by the Thames

Boris Johnson & Rishi Sunak visit Pizza Pilgrims West India Quay ahead of reopening on 6 July

Boris Johnson & Rishi Sunak Visit Pizza Pilgrims West India Quay

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak visit Pizza Pilgrims in West India Quay to see how businesses are putting social distancing measures in place

Pergola Paddington is reopening on 4 July with its huge rooftop terrace

11 of London’s Best Rooftops & Terraces Reopening on 4 July

The 4th of July has become the UK’s ‘Covid Independence Day’, and with bars and restaurants taking their first tentative steps to reopening, we pick out the best COVID-secure rooftop bars and terraces

Selfridges reopens with London Thank You windows for key workers

London Shops Reopening: The ‘New Normal’ Inside London Stores

June 15th 2020 is #ShopsReopening day and people have been flocking back to the shops, forming large queues eager to get back to some kind of ‘new normal’ (and bolster their summer wardrobes), but what can you expect when you step into London’s shops? 

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