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The Punchbowl Mayfair – one of London’s oldest pubs

The Punchbowl Mayfair: dine in one of London’s oldest pubs

It may be imbued with history but there is nothing outdated about this classy gastropub, hidden in well-heeled Mayfair The Punchbowl Mayfair is not the most conspicuous of places – you’re hardly likely to stumble...

7 best places for afternoon tea in the Cotswolds

From the best cucumber sandwiches to the daintiest cakes, we've picked some of the most charming spots in the Cotswolds for the most British of pastimes Afternoon tea originated in the Victorian era as a way...
Inside Ormer Mayfair, Michelin-starred chef Shaun Rankin’s restaurant within flemings hotel

Review: Shaun Rankin’s Ormer Mayfair, London

This London outpost for Michelin-starred chef Shaun Rankin is housed inside the exquisite Flemings hotel in London’s Mayfair One of the most exciting additions to London’s fine-dining arena, Ormer Mayfair is the first London restaurant...
Westminster Abbey afternoon tea, London

Review: Christmas afternoon tea at Westminster Abbey

Book a festive treat with afternoon tea at Westminster Abbey for a real behind-the-scenes feel Next time you visit London’s Westminster Abbey, why not bypass the crowds queuing outside the East entrance and enter through...
The Clifton, St John’s Wood, London. Review, the clifton neighbourhood pub

Review: The Clifton, St John’s Wood, London

Hidden down a side street in London’s leafy St John’s Wood, The Clifton is a friendly neighbourhood pub that offers all-day dining and cosy interiors Once a historic pub, for several years the building that...
Entrance to GBR in Dukes of London, an all-day brasserie in St James’s

Review: GBR restaurant in Dukes of London, St James’s

This bright and chic brasserie tucked away in London’s St James’s offers refined respite from the busy shopping thoroughfare of Piccadilly Dukes London is everything you’d hope a five-star boutique hotel in London would be:...
Kaspar's at The Savoy

Step into another era at London’s Savoy hotel

London’s Savoy is rightly considered to be one of the best hotels in the capital and its Art Deco interiors, fused with impeccable service, make a visit here an unforgettable experience. If you want a...
Milroy's of Soho, London

Go whisky tasting in London’s Soho

London’s oldest whisky shop now has a coppertop bar where you can try some of its 250 whiskies before you buy, and a speakeasy bar, called The Vault. Milroy’s of Soho is something of a...
Gordon's Wine Bar, Embankment

9 of the best wine bars in London

As we gear up to celebrate London Wine Week (18-24 May), we give you the best wine bars in the capital
Hunter 486, The Arch, London

Review: Hunter 486, The Arch, London

This chic restaurant within The Arch hotel, tucked away in London’s Marylebone, boasts a new ‘best of British’ menu. Located on the ground floor of boutique hotel, The Arch, in London’s Marylebone, the decor of...

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