Brunching at The Balcon

Brunching on the weekends is one of my favourite things to do and London is full of fabulous spots to catch up with friends over some bubbly. The Balcon at Sofitel London St. James is ideal for a lazy and luxurious bunch with twists on French classics. The restaurant is conveniently located just a stone’s

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VINtwined Presents Champanois

This past weekend, my older sister Chrissie was in town visiting. In fact, this has become a routine occurrence, for which I feel incredibly thankful for! We have our little traditions every time she comes to London – we always go to see a play and indulge in quite a bit of champagne. When I

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Play HOLI at Cinnamon Kitchen

Holi, also known as the Festival of Colour, is a traditional Hindu festival that celebrates the arrival of spring, friendship and fun! The good news is, you don’t have to travel all the way to India to take part. Renowned Indian chef, Vivek Singh, has brought the vibrant celebrations over to London and set up camp

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Curry Night at Pure Indian Putney

Indian food has quickly become one of my favourites since I moved to London 2.5 years ago. It’s savoury, comforting and I always feel happier after eating a wonderful curry. While I am partial to the Indian food at all of Vivek Singh’s restaurants (Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen, Cinnamon Soho and Cinnamon Bazaar), I do

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The Fawlty Towers Dining Experience

For those of you Americans reading this, you may be wondering what exactly Fawlty Towers is? Well, it’s one of the most hilarious British sitcoms from the 70s. If you’re a fan of British humour – go watch it, and even if you’re not – still go watch it. The show takes place in a

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Pizza Night at Firebrand Marylebone

There’s something comforting in having a good local pizza place that you go to time and time again, where you know the pizza is always going to be moreishly good, the staff friendly and the prices right. Firebrand Pizza in Marylebone is one of those hidden gems in the heart of Marylebone, just a hop,

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The Best Pho & Buns in London

If you’re a fan of the Bao craze that has swept over London, then keep reading for a hidden gem I’ve recently discovered in Central London… Pho & Bun is a quirky little Vietnamese restaurant located on Shaftesbury Avenue right next to Soho and China Town. It’s an off-shoot of the wildly successful Viet Eat

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Bottomless Brunch at Villandry St. James’s

Birthdays call for brunches of the bottomless variety and for my best friend’s special day we decided to try the lovely Villandry St. James’s. Ciaran and I have been long-time fans of the Great Portland Street location and every time I walk past the St. James’s location, I can’t get over how stunning it looks. Plus,

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The Newly Launched Farmer, Butcher, Chef – Sussex

The Goodwood Hotel is a fantastic countryside escape for so many reasons, which you can read about here, but one of the best aspects of the hotel is the newly launched Farmer, Butcher, Chef restaurant… The restaurant itself is stepped in history, dating back to 1780 and was once a coaching in used to accommodate

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