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Fashion Review: Roka London Backpack

The fashion backpack – why is finding the perfect one such a challenge? I had been searching, online and in the high street, for weeks, armed with a checklist of qualities: must be light before packed, to save my shoulders. … Read more →

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'ROKA is the place to bring the food snob who values substance over style'

ROKA Mayfair

Open Mon–Fri midday–11.30pm, Sat 12.30pm–11.30pm, Sun 12.30pm–10.30pm

The blurb

When it comes to Japanese, I have a selective palate and a healthy skepticism for nontraditional takes on my favourite cuisine. Though I appreciate attempts at fusion, I’m a bit of … Read more →

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Meraki Bar

The credentials

Owned by the team behind Zuma and Roka, and hidden underneath the restaurant of the same name, Meraki Bar serves cocktails and sharing mezze dishes in lavish surroundings.

The style

We were sat in the main bar area … Read more →

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'Utterly moreish, we both agreed we could eat it for starter, main and dessert'

Ukai

Open Sunday-Thursday midday–midnight, Friday-Saturday midday-1am

The blurb

Ukai has been part of the Notting Hill food scene for a decade, serving ‘fresh and exciting contemporary Japanese cuisine in an irresistible setting’. It’s not simply simply another sushi bar, though; the … Read more →

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The hottest events this autumn

Good times in London don’t need to be over when summer ends, there’s plenty to do in this bustling capital during the latter half of the year, too! Here’s our roundup of the hottest events happening in London this year … Read more →

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A familiar face

‘Two shots of Don Julio 1942,’ I heard an American voice behind me say to the barman.
‘Having a drink @ the Connaught X,’ I continued my update to Hot Danish.
‘Are you using WhatsApp?,’ the voice was closer to … Read more →

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Stand-up guys

I was stood up twice this weekend. Once by my newish friend, the TV presenter; secondly by Jonny, the 26-year-old. On Monday he admitted he had cold feet, ‘I will have to – as much as I don’t want to … Read more →

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