Firedog

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It’s the hottest day of the year so far, an unseasonably 24 degrees on a Sunday in April. After pounding the pavements of Oxford Street it was time for brunch, but instead of venturing down into Soho I walked into Newman Street and found the hidden gem which is Firedog. Directly across from the new... Read more »

Florentine

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Being a resident of bustling Waterloo, I was thrilled to hear the arrival of a new, premium, all-day restaurant and bar with a focus on the best of British food. Florentine, situated a stones throw from Lambeth North station and 10-minute walk from Waterloo, is a lovely, light, airy space with a separate restaurant and... Read more »

The Hyde Bar at Park Royal Hotel

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Londoners as well as the millions of visitors of the great diverse city of London are spoilt for choice when it comes to restaurants, bars and over all recreational venues. Now one may be quick to think that staying in London makes it easy to make a choice on where to dine. WRONG! With a... Read more »

So SPA Sofitel London St James

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Stress is a serious issue. Sometimes, we should sit back, put on some soothing music and allow a series of successive seconds to slow down; we should let ourselves slide into a blissful serenity. OK, enough sibilance. It was just too tempting, since the sound of the words So SPA Sofitel London St James already... Read more »

St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel

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If you want to feel like a Princess when you arrive at a hotel, the grand entrance to the Renaissance will certainly tick any unfulfilled childhood Disney fantasies. A mere sashay, away from Kings Cross Station (parts of the hotel are even above it), the location of this historical building could not be more central.... Read more »

QP LDN

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The restaurant formerly known as Quattro Passi rebranded a couple of years ago as QP LDN. That might have been a reaction to some negative press – Jay Rayner certainly sharpened his pencil on the place – or just to keep it all fresh. Regardless, and whatever Jay et all might have said, any restaurant... Read more »

Six Storeys on Soho

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Cheeky and I were invited along to the new ‘Six Storeys’ on Soho by Camm & Hooper to experience a decadent evening of Gins, Vodkas and Rum; so we filled our bellies with food in readiness, took a deep breath and climbed to the third storey where we entered the ‘Decantery’. Inspired by Soho’s rich... Read more »

Montcalm Royal London House

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From regular outfit changes to crazy late night parties, London Fashion Week is an intense champagne-fuelled socializing bonanza! From air-kissing to FROW selfies, everyone is trying to look one’s best while eyeing up the new collections on the catwalk, and the key to looking one’s best is having a safe haven in the capital to... Read more »