Articles about London

Megan's to launch new Med-inspired menu this week

Megan's to launch new Med-inspired menu this week

As the warmer months draw closer, Megan's, all-day dining, dog-friendly neighbourhood restaurants located in London and beyond, is preparing to launch their brand new Eastern Mediterranean-inspired menu on 24 April, alongside a new £5 Happy Hour and bottomless experience. Their new £5 Happy Hour wil...
22 Apr 2024
Get chills in summer at this spooky storytelling performance

Get chills in summer at this spooky storytelling performance

You are cordially invited to a spooky storytelling performance by author and actor C.J. Carter-Stephenson. Prepare to be scared as C.J. brings two of his horror stories vividly to life with words, projected images and an immersive soundscape. This readers theatre extravaganza will take you from the...
22 Apr 2024
London's favourite rooftop cinema has officially re-opened

London's favourite rooftop cinema has officially re-opened

The day we've been waiting for has finally arrived - Roof East's Rooftop Film Club is back for its very first screening of 2024 at the Stratford venue. To kick it all off, they're screening an all-time favourite, About Time.However, if this isn't really your jam, they've got a smashing lineup for th...
18 Apr 2024
There's a banging new weekend brunch in Victoria

There's a banging new weekend brunch in Victoria

There's a new brunch on the scene in Victoria at TH@51, and it draws inspiration from cuisines and flavours around the world with a two-course, three-course and bottomless option. Launching with an Elementals theme, the dishes are centred around the earth's biomes: Air, Water, Earth, and Fire. The m...
18 Apr 2024
Yakitori restaurant Junsei unveils tasty new offerings

Yakitori restaurant Junsei unveils tasty new offerings

Junsei is an authentic Japanese restaurant specialising in the art of yakitori skewers, and they've just launched a handful of delicious new items to their already tasty menu. Junsei takes a zero-waste approach to cooking, which means every part of the chicken is grilled over white-hot binchotan cha...
18 Apr 2024
IDAF puts up thousands of pounds in funding for small indie restaurants for third year in a row

IDAF puts up thousands of pounds in funding for small indie restaurants for third year in a row

The US-based International Downtown Association Foundation is a charitable non-profit whose Backing International Small Restaurants grant, supported by American Express, is designed to help small independent restaurants develop their business, whether through refurbishing their venue, improving kitc...
18 Apr 2024
Satan's Whiskers picks up big awards at the CLASS Bar Awards

Satan's Whiskers picks up big awards at the CLASS Bar Awards

London certainly has no shortage of fantastic and award-winning cocktail bars, but if you're looking for the absolute best, it looks like you'll have to head to Bethnal Green. Renowned cocktail bar Satan's Whiskers is no stranger to winning awards but at the 2024 CLASS Bar Awards it was crowned Best...
18 Apr 2024
Peckham Fringe brings exciting new theatre to South London

Peckham Fringe brings exciting new theatre to South London

When you think of a fringe festival, the world-famous event in Edinburgh is probably the first thing that springs to mind. However, you don't have to go all the way to Scotland if you want to enjoy exciting and innovative new shows. Peckham Fringe takes place between 1st May and 8th June, bringing a...
18 Apr 2024
The pandan sando queen of London returns with new goodies this May

The pandan sando queen of London returns with new goodies this May

Inspired by the food of her youth, her Chinese heritage, and her mother's love for cooking and baking, Sam Wong aka Lil' Wong Bakes is a popular East London baker who has been popping up all over the place with her signature lime-green pandan sandos and other goodies. The so-called pandan sando quee...
17 Apr 2024
Ludovico Einaudi announces concerts at the London Palladium

Ludovico Einaudi announces concerts at the London Palladium

Renowned musician Ludovico Einaudi is embarking on a select series of concerts across Europe, offering fans a preview of his new content.  Among his limited UK performances this year, Einaudi has chosen the iconic London Palladium for a two-night takeover on 11 and 12 November.  Attendees...
17 Apr 2024
The best walking groups in London

Walking groups

Looking to meet new people, get some exercise under your belt, and enjoy the great outdoors, ideally all at the same time? There's a walking group out there for you, trust us. Though walking clubs have been around for decades, they've picked up the pace in recent years, going from an activity aimed...
18 Apr 2024
Michelin-star chef Tom Brown celebrates a taste of Cornwall at Cornerstone

Michelin-star chef Tom Brown celebrates a taste of Cornwall at Cornerstone

Michelin-starred chef Tom Brown, originally from Redruth in Cornwall, has collaborated with Cornish Orchard to feature their new Naturally Sparkling Cider, Avalen, at his Hackney restaurant, Cornerstone.  Available until May 12th, Avalen will be on Cornerstone's sparkling wine menu and paired w...
16 Apr 2024
Revel in English eccentricity for St George's Day

Revel in English eccentricity for St George's Day

21st April promises to be an even busier day than usual in central London. Not only is the world-famous London Marathon taking place but it's also St George's Day, and there's a big celebration in Trafalgar Square to honour the patron saint of England, as well as all things English. This is the 17th...
16 Apr 2024
The Royal Festival Hall brings Elton John's music to life

The Royal Festival Hall brings Elton John's music to life

There's an event coming up at the Royal Festival Hall that's sure to delight any Elton John superfan. Taking place on 20th April, Rocketman: Live in Concert is a screening of the hit autobiographical film, but with a difference. It'll be accompanied by a live orchestra performing the film's renowned...
16 Apr 2024
Join Smiths of Smithfield for a rooftop relaunch

Join Smiths of Smithfield for a rooftop relaunch

Smiths of Smithfield is a top destination for modern British cooking, occupying a four storey building in Farringdon. On 19th April, guests can join the venue for the relaunch of its rooftop restaurant, No.3 Rooftop Restaurant. Celebrate the occasion with a seven course tasting menu, prepared by hea...
16 Apr 2024
Discover the tradition of egg decorating on a one-day course

Discover the tradition of egg decorating on a one-day course

Painting Easter eggs is a long-standing tradition, especially in Eastern Europe. Easter might have passed now but you can still explore this creative technique with a one day course at Southwark Cathedral on 20th April. During the course, attendees will learn about the ancient Ukrainian art of Pysan...
16 Apr 2024
Camp out and explore after hours at the Science Museum

Camp out and explore after hours at the Science Museum

The Science Museum in West London has been one of the capital's most popular attractions since it opened almost 100 years ago. Families who want an exclusive experience of the museum can book in for Astronights, an exciting sleepover event that's ideal for children aged 7-11 and their guardians. The...
15 Apr 2024
The Tacover 2024: The UK's biggest taco festival returns to London in May

The Tacover 2024: The UK's biggest taco festival returns to London in May

Following last year's successful events, The Tacover is coming back to Blackhorse Road for another weekend fiesta. National taco festival The Tacover is gearing up for its fourth edition this year. Again held at the Blackhorse Road home of the Signature Brew craft brewery, the festival is promising...
15 Apr 2024
This London restaurant has just launched breakfast for the first time

This London restaurant has just launched breakfast for the first time

British pasture-to-plate, nose-to-tail restaurant in restaurant Origin City has launched a brand new breakfast menu, set to be the new go-to for morning meals and meetings. At Origin City, Chef Graham Chatham crafts a range of Scottish-inspired dishes, honouring the whole animal to avoid waste. Meat...
15 Apr 2024
Replace the socks you ruined in the London Marathon with a free pair from Botivo

Replace the socks you ruined in the London Marathon with a free pair from Botivo

Botivo is an artisanal, aperitif-inspired botanical drink with bittersweet, herbal, and citrus notes and recognisable yellow packaging. If you haven't tried this refreshing non-alcoholic beverage yet, you can do so at the upcoming Botivo pop-up for free – you just have to run the London Marathon. Ea...
11 Apr 2024
Celebrate Earth Day with a special menu at Hilton London Bankside

Celebrate Earth Day with a special menu at Hilton London Bankside

To mark Earth Day, The Distillery at Hilton London Bankside will offer a special Earth Day Lunch created by Head Chef Ollie Couillaud, which promises to be kind to both the Earth and your wallet. Inspired by South London and the Basque Country via a stopover in The Caribbean, the...
11 Apr 2024
Get your caffeine fix at the London Coffee Festival

Get your caffeine fix at the London Coffee Festival

The London Coffee Festival, hailed as the world's top coffee and hospitality event, celebrates London's buzzy coffee culture and creative subcultures at The Truman Brewery in Brick Lane. With over 23,500 visitors in 2023, it showcases the city's pioneering speciality coffee scene and stellar hospita...
10 Apr 2024
Get stuck into all things literature at Books in the Park festival

Get stuck into all things literature at Books in the Park festival

This new springtime festival, Books in the Park, presents a lineup of author talks, scavenger hunts, guided walks, and writing workshops for adults and children, all centred around nature's influence on literature and community.  Breaking away from traditional venues, this new book festival tak...
10 Apr 2024
Accio afternoon tea! There's a new Harry Potter-themed experience in London

Accio afternoon tea! There's a new Harry Potter-themed experience in London

Inspired by its proximity to King's Cross St Pancras, the stylish restaurant at the striking Great Northern Hotel has taken a page out of J. K. Rowling's books for its new afternoon tea menu. Rails Restaurant offers a cosy, homely environment with modern British food, featuring art-adorned walls and...
10 Apr 2024
The Garden Museum is getting ready for its annual spring plant fair

The Garden Museum is getting ready for its annual spring plant fair

The Garden Museum is gearing up for its annual spring plant fair, where expert growers and specialist nurseries from all over the country will showcase their finest blooms for London's gardening enthusiasts. Each year, the Garden Museum Spring Plant Fair gathers expert plant growers and specialist n...
10 Apr 2024
Explore art and cocktails at a special event in Islington

Explore art and cocktails at a special event in Islington

Art is fun and cocktails can only make it more fun. A London art gallery is giving you the chance to combine the two with a special event taking place on 23rd April. Estorick Collection in Islington is a townhouse art gallery that focuses on modern Italian art and the Futurist movement in particular...
10 Apr 2024
A brie-liant cheese toastie bar is opening in London

A brie-liant cheese toastie bar is opening in London

Buckle up, cheese lovers, Two Drops will be opening at Battersea Power Station at the end of April, serving a mouthwatering menu of one of the nation's favourite bites – oozy cheese toasties. The new venture comes from those behind some of London's favourite spots, like El Pastor and Parrillian, so...
10 Apr 2024
All Points East reveals final headliner for 2024

All Points East reveals final headliner for 2024

Resurgent singer-songwriter Mitski is the final headline act of the annual Victoria Park bash. American musician Mitski is an accomplished singer-songwriter with seven albums under her belt, her personal, insightful lyrics and pop-friendly music steeped in Americana winning over critics and listener...
9 Apr 2024
You can watch synchronised swimmers perform in Covent Garden

You can watch synchronised swimmers perform in Covent Garden

Covent Garden is an area that has long been associated with enthralling street performers who keep the crowds entertained outside the market. On 17th April you'll be able to watch a rather unexpected type of performance to celebrate the countdown to the next Olympic Games in Paris – synchronised swi...
9 Apr 2024
Flat Iron set to open in two new locations in London

Flat Iron set to open in two new locations in London

Flat Iron is thriving, thanks to its origins with The Devonshire's Charlie Carroll and years of success. The beloved steakhouse stands out among London's meat scene for its quality and affordability. With a promising year behind them, Flat Iron is gearing up to open at a new location in London on Ap...
9 Apr 2024
Want to feel rejuvenated? Turns out London might be the answer

Want to feel rejuvenated? Turns out London might be the answer

Whether you live in London or not, the capital often has connotations of being a concrete jungle where the rat race is in full swing. However, the results of a new study by outdoor gear specialist Blacks might be about to turn that stereotype on its head. The organisation studied 35 regions of the U...
9 Apr 2024
Try more than 800 beers at London's brilliant Craft Beer Festival

Try more than 800 beers at London's brilliant Craft Beer Festival

The London Craft Beer Festival returns to the city this summer for two days of beers and cheers, hosting more than 100 breweries from around the world. Taking place in Tobacco Dock on 9 and 10 August, the London Craft Beer Festival is set to be the largest celebration of beer in London this summer.
8 Apr 2024
Londoners can experience Taiwanese culture without leaving the capital

Londoners can experience Taiwanese culture without leaving the capital

Taiwan might be pretty far away from London but a new cultural festival is bringing its vibrancy to the capital. Taiwan Festival kicks off on 12th April and continues until 27th April at Notting Hill's The Coronet Theatre, showcasing the work of more than 30 Taiwanese visual artists, theatre-makers,...
8 Apr 2024
Ixta Belfrage has popped up at Isla for a one-off menu

Ixta Belfrage has popped up at Isla for a one-off menu

Renowned author and chef Ixta Belfrage has crafted a one-off menu for Isla at The Standard London, the hotel's Isla restaurant. The menu showcases her favourite flavours and dishes from the past, present, and future. An accomplished chef and cookbook author, Ixta Belfrage honed her skills during a f...
8 Apr 2024
Pioneering Spanish chef José Pizarro is setting his eyes on breakfast with new opening

Pioneering Spanish chef José Pizarro is setting his eyes on breakfast with new opening

Acclaimed chef and restaurateur José Pizarro is considered the godfather of Spanish cuisine in London, having helped kickstart the capital's enduring obsession with tapas and other authentic delicacies. Popularising Spanish cooking through cookbooks, TV appearances, and above all restaurants, it is...
5 Apr 2024
Fight negativity with the return of Turnips' tasting menu initiative

Fight negativity with the return of Turnips' tasting menu initiative

Borough Market restaurant Turnips is bringing back its successful 'Fight THE SYSTEM' initiative this spring, offering a unique and sustainable approach to help combat the pervasive negative news and societal issues. From 16 April to 11 May, the restaurant, led by chef Tomas Lidakevicius and his team...
4 Apr 2024
London's new Sunday roast comes with a Bloody Mary trolley and bottomless sides

London's new Sunday roast comes with a Bloody Mary trolley and bottomless sides

The Marylebone's beloved 108 Brasserie is taking Sundays to new heights with the introduction of its new Sunday roast and iconic Bloody Mary trolley. Settle in amidst the picturesque surroundings of 108 Brasserie's ivy-clad terrace for a drink before heading indoors to enjoy a traditional roast dinn...
4 Apr 2024
A London gallery announces the return of its Drawing Biennial

A London gallery announces the return of its Drawing Biennial

Drawing Room in Bermondsey is an art gallery dedicated to contemporary drawing practices and it's just announced the return of a major exhibition. The Drawing Biennial is back for 2024, taking place in the gallery's recently-opened permanent premises for the first time. The show will be on between 3...
3 Apr 2024
Fashionistas can join the London Hat Walk this weekend

Fashionistas can join the London Hat Walk this weekend

London is home to its fair share of quirky events and activities, and this weekend is no exception. The London Hat Walk is taking place on 7th April and this year it's extra-special. The event marks the 10th anniversary of London Hat Week, an annual celebration of all things millinery, and will be r...
3 Apr 2024
A new street food market is launching in April

A new street food market is launching in April

If you're a fan of street food then there's something exciting coming your way. Adding to the city's already buzzing food scene, a new weekly street food market is launching on 4th April in the heart of London. Tower Hill Market, based right next to the Tower of London, is a new market showcasing mo...
3 Apr 2024
“The World's Best Pizza” is coming to London in May

“The World's Best Pizza” is coming to London in May

Pizza fanatics might think they need to fly to Naples to sample the best pizza in the world. In fact, you can actually try it here in London – at least during the month of May. Neapolitan pizza restaurant Fatto a Mano, which has locations in King's Cross and Covent Garden as well as in Brighton, is...
3 Apr 2024
The UK's biggest hot sauce festival takes place in Peckham in May

The UK's biggest hot sauce festival takes place in Peckham in May

If you prefer your food on the spicy side then get 11th May in your diary – the biggest hot sauce festival in the entire country is taking place in South London. Taking place at Peckham's creative business park Copeland Park, The Hot Sauce Society Festival will be ready to blow your head off with lo...
3 Apr 2024
See Belgravia blooming with flowers this spring

See Belgravia blooming with flowers this spring

The clocks have gone forward and spring is already in the air in London. You can get even more into the seasonal spirit in May – Belgravia in Bloom is back. This free flower festival in West London sees floral displays blossoming all around the area. Expect colour and whimsy because the theme this y...
2 Apr 2024
Camp it up at the Vagina Museum's queer improv night

Camp it up at the Vagina Museum's queer improv night

This Saturday, head to the recently opened Vagina Museum in East London for Summer Camp, where London's finest queer improvisers deliver a comedy extravaganza you'll never forget.  Enjoy an evening filled with fresh content from a special queer guest, an engaging Q+A session, and a plethora of...
2 Apr 2024
Get 50% off at this new Americana-inspired sando bar on 4th April

Get 50% off at this new Americana-inspired sando bar on 4th April

Enjoy a whopping 50% off food at London's newest sandwich spot, Tóu, on their grand opening day, 4 April. Ana Gonçalves and Zijun Meng, the masterminds behind TĀ TĀ Eatery, have unveiled TÓU, a pop-up upstairs at The Globe Tavern in Borough Market. It transports diners to a 1970s Japanese Americana-...
2 Apr 2024
Step into spring at the Upside Down Sunflower Garden in Westfield London

Step into spring at the Upside Down Sunflower Garden in Westfield London

In the first week of April, the Westfield London shopping mall is hosting an Upside Down Sunflower Garden where children can enjoy a range of family-friendly activities. The Upside Down Sunflower Garden invites children and their parents to step into spring, with all sorts of fun workshops taking pl...
2 Apr 2024
See more than 300 pieces by one of Italy's greatest designers at the Design Museum

See more than 300 pieces by one of Italy's greatest designers at the Design Museum

An exhibition celebrating one of the greatest Italian designers of the previous century has opened at London's Design Museum. Enzo Mari, a towering figure in 20th-century design, was an artist, teacher, theorist, and more, known for his countless timeless designs and critical stance towards the desi...
2 Apr 2024
Islington Festival of Music and Art reveals this year's theme and programme

Islington Festival of Music and Art reveals this year's theme and programme

The Islington Festival of Music and Art was conceived as an extension of a series of post-lockdown garden concerts in 2020 and has since grown into a multi-day event bringing the Islington community together through live classical music and fine art. Each edition of the festival revolves around a se...
28 Mar 2024
The spectacular Chelsea Flower Show returns in May

The spectacular Chelsea Flower Show returns in May

What could be a nicer way to enjoy spring than exploring some beautiful gardens? If that sounds good to you, you'll be pleased to know that the RHS Chelsea Flower Show will soon be back for another year, taking place this time between 21st and 25th May. The first two days of this classic event are r...
28 Mar 2024
Bangers to celebrate launch with 300 free breakfast baps

Bangers to celebrate launch with 300 free breakfast baps

Bangers started out as a breakfast bun delivery service in East London, but the hype around its signature smashed sausage sandwiches meant a bricks-and-mortar site was just a matter of time. Bangers founders Will Rhys and Will MogoseanuTheir inaugural eatery is set to tantalise taste buds and cure h...
27 Mar 2024