Category Archives: Venues for special occasions

Italian pavement dining and people watching – at Venerdi, London.

We wandered along a bustling Hackney street on this sunny summer’s evening and quickly reached our easygoing Italy in London destination – Venerdi ! Settling down to #dinner at #Venerdi – with a warm welcome and pleasant service from Martin … Continue reading

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Bento lunch at Engawa, London

We were excited to be visiting Engawa, a small, upmarket Japanese dining room found on a side street off Shaftesbury Avenue, serving Kobe beef-focused set meals from an open kitchen, and were impressed by the bright airy feel and contemporary … Continue reading

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Tredwell’s, Covent Garden

  Tredwell is the new restaurant near Covent Garden from Marcus Wareing. More casual in style it focuses on small sharing plates and, before you yawn and roll your eyes; I think the sharing plates trend has taken off because … Continue reading

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Weddings at Hawksmoor – cool time lapse video!

If you are thinking of booking something a bit different for your wedding reception, check out this new video from Hawksmoor: We especially liked the rockabilly soundtrack!   For more information, see our previous blog post on their wedding showcase: … Continue reading

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21 Covent Garden + The Print Room cocktail bar

The Print Room has two heated balconies overlooking Covent Garden piazza. We got some fab cocktails created for us by their master mixologists, including a Spring moods Raspberry Fizz and a gorgeous Orange Martini with orange juice, vodka, orange liqueur, … Continue reading

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The Fable Bar – the newest addition to the Drake & Morgan family!

We went to the launch of the newest addition to the Drake & Morgan family – The Fable bar and restaurant. The location is wonderful as you approach The Fable, from Chancery Lane direction, you pass over the Holborn Viaduct … Continue reading

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The Hinds Head, Bray, Berkshire

The Hinds Head is a Michelin-starred pub nestled in the heart of the picturesque village of Bray. Great of taking a long riverside walk to build up the appetite, or for a post-dining stroll. We went for lunch (3 course … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner in cool bar at Hawksmoor Spitalfield

I’ve been wanting to try the Hawksmoor bar for ages and seeing as mine and my brother’s birthdays are close together it seemed the perfect opportunity to try it out. Jason had got delayed as he works in South London … Continue reading

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