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Christian Dior Afternoon Tea at The Franklin Hotel, Knightsbridge

The blurb

“After women, flowers are the most divine of creations.” Christian Dior 1957.

Christian Dior was fascinated by gardens and flowers, the inspiration behind many of his designs. This, and his love of French flavours is beautifully captured in … Read more →

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Lucy Lord celebrates Chinese New Year by feasting on dim-sum at Soho’s Yauatcha

The blurb

Dim sum teahouse offering contemporary Cantonese dim sum, patisserie inspired by European culinary techniques and Asian ingredients, and an extensive range of tea, wine and … Read more →

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The Oystermen

Open all 7 days a week 12-11pm

The blurb

There are hundreds of places in London that serve oysters but few are as obsessed as the founders of The Oystermen Seafood Bar & Kitchen in Covent Garden. Having opened in … Read more →

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Little Kolkata

Open Tues-Sat 12pm–3pm/5:30pm-10pm Sun 12pm–5pm, Mon closed

The blurb

‘Kolkata – the city of Joy – depicts a perfect blend of passion and heritage within the urban model of a city which is constantly evolving to suit the growing needs … Read more →

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Menu advisor Aldo Zilli proclaimed his £2 million restaurant ‘the most beautiful in London’

Fumo Covent Garden

Open Mon–Thu 8am–11.30pm, Fri–Sat 8am–midnight and Sun 8am–10.30pm

The blurb

The Distefano family’s multi award-winning restaurant group opened Fumo Covent Garden, their third London restaurant, this autumn. The 130-cover restaurant boasts a sleek design with a solid marble bar, a … Read more →

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'Our Instagram-worthy dishes popped with colour and flavour'

LIMA Fitzrovia

Open lunch Tue–Thu midday–2.30pm; dinner Mon–Sat 5.30pm–10.45pm, Sun 5pm–9pm

The blurb

LIMA Fitzrovia opened in 2012, quickly winning over London and gaining a Michelin star – the first for Peruvian cuisine – the following year. This autumn, the restaurant celebrates … Read more →

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'Buzzy atmosphere, feel-good music and attractively laid back interior'


Restaurant open Mon–Sat midday–10.30pm, Sun midday–10pm; bar open Sun–Wed midday–11pm, Thu midday–midnight, Fri–Sat midday–1am

The blurb

‘Situated in the heart of Old Compton Street, RustiKo embodies the vintage Soho experience. Independent, quirky, candle-lit interior and a funky blues playlist.’


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'The room wows, staff are lovely and I couldn’t fault the classic Milanese food'

Savini at Criterion

Open daily from 8am until midnight

The blurb

Located next to the statue of Anteros (better known as the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain) in the heart of frenetic Piccadilly Circus, Savini at Criterion celebrates 150 years of Italian and English history. … Read more →

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'Dirty Bones serves up classic hot dogs and typical American cuisine done impeccably well'

Dirty Bones

Open Tue–Sat 6pm–midnight, Sun 6pm–10pm, private room available for hire

The style:

Hip basement hangout where the tunes come hard and fast throughout the night providing a soundtrack that’s matched by a buzzing vibe and a quality meat-laden menu. Style-wise … Read more →

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The dining concept celebrates London's diversity

Lanes of London

Open daily 6.30am–11am and midday–10.30pm

I really wanted to like this restaurant. I like the dining concept which celebrates London’s diversity with its sharing plates grouped under different areas of London from the Middle Eastern influences of Edgware Road and … Read more →

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