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'Escape busy city life in an idyllic Thames setting'

The Old Ship

Open Mon–Thurs 11am–11pm, Fri 11am–12am, Sat 9am–12am, Sun 9am–10.30pm

The blurb

Another Youngs pub that has reopened its doors after several months off for refurbishment, The Old Ship is nestled in quite an idyllic Thames setting not too far from … Read more →

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'I felt a sense of calm for the rest of the evening'

Mindful Yoga with Nahid

The blurb

It seems in recent years the obsession with yoga has been for the likes of fast-paced Vinyasa flows, Jivamukti and Rocket classes, or for the heat endurance sweatiness of a Bikram studio. But when you experience the non-stop … Read more →

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'In a great location right on the river'

Brasserie Blanc

Open Mon–Wed 8am–midnight, Thu–Sat 8am–1am, Sun 8am–11pm

The blurb:

With a few of Raymond’s eponymous brasseries popping up, we thought we ought to check out their west London outpost on Fulham Reach, Hammersmith.

Brasserie Blanc’s “desire is to be French … Read more →

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'I can't wait to see where I will be in another six weeks'

Surge

The blurb

Exercising is my least favourite thing to do by far. I lack motivation and accountability and in the end, the £40 that comes out my bank each month is completely wasted money. Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) is a … Read more →

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The Hammersmith Ram

Open Mon–Tue 11am–11pm, Wed–Sat 11am–midnight, Sun midday–11pm

Pure filth.

There are a few places in London where gentrification is obvious, perhaps none more so than King Street in Hammersmith. Gentrification starts at the traffic lights and is slowly, steadily, working … Read more →

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duchess of cambridge
'You haven't tried good mash until you've visited and tried their bangers and mash'

The Duchess of Cambridge

Open Mon–Sun 11.30am–11pm

The blurb

Gone are the days of ‘tempura battered gherkins’ (no joke), and hello to Banger Bros, who have hijacked the menu at the Duchess of Cambridge and turned it into a meat fest of hot dogs, … Read more →

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brackenbury
'Light and healthy meals without being too indulgent for a midweek dinner out '

The Brackenbury

Open for lunch Tue–Sat midday–2.30pm, for dinner Tue–Sat 6.30pm–9.30pm

The blurb

The gap between Shepherd’s Bush and Hammersmith could probably be mistaken for a ‘no man’s land’—pubs and fine dining in Shepherd’s Bush are sparse; Hammersmith is much the same. … Read more →

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'The Grade II listed building dates back to the 1700s, which is reflected in the interior'

The Sun Inn

Mon—Sat 9am—midnight; Sun 11am—11pm

The style

The Sun Inn has been a popular favourite at the centre of Barnes with the west London suburbanites for many years now. The Grade II listed building dates back to the 1700s, which is … Read more →

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The Draft House
'The ales are really the point of this establishment’s existence'

The Draft House, Hammersmith

Open Sun—Wed midday—11pm, Thurs midday—midnight, Fri—Sat midday—1am

The Style:

An odd-sounding oxymoron I know, but ‘modern retro’. Tin lamps hang from the ceiling, chess squares mark out the bar and a big beer menu on the wall dominates one of … Read more →

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Anglesea Arms
'No one I know has a bad word to say about the Anglesea'

The Anglesea Arms

Kitchen open Mon—Thu 6pm—10pm, Fri—Sat midday—3pm and 6pm—10pm, Sun midday—9pm

The style:

One of the pubs one’s drawn to in the bleaker months, the Anglesea is all dark wood set off by the orange glow of the fire. There’s more … Read more →

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