What to do in London this weekend
Another sunny weekend is on the way and if you are looking for some inspiration for something to do in the big city, here are three ideas…
Soak up the sun at D&D London’s fun Summer pop up, Anders’ Terrace in Stratford, London
Anders’ Terrace is bringing a Mittel- European flavour to East London! With 150 covers, of which only 50 are available to pre-book, Anders’ is the perfect spot to enjoy the sunshine and watch the world go by.
The menu will offer a taste of the Alps with dishes including Currybratwurst & Fries, Vegan Schnitzel Broetchen and Pork Zigeuner Schnitzel & Fries. Complete with its very own ‘Bier Garten’ serving beers including Rothaus Pilsner, Anders’ will be the perfect place for reuniting with friends and enjoying long summer days.
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday – 11am – 11pm (last orders at 10pm) | Closed Monday
Address:9 Endeavour Square, Stratford, London E20 1JN
To book: https://anders-terrace.com/
FRIDAY NIGHT with RONNIE SCOTT’s
On Friday 11 June, 9.15pm catch the undisputed British Queen of Soul – the sensational Mica Paris MBE – live at London’s iconic Ronnie Scott’s. To mark the release of her new album, Gospel, this sold-out show is being streamed live across the globe via DICE.FM. So, for those who can’t make it down to Soho’s jazz institution, fear not! Pour yourself a drink and bring a taste of Ronnie Scott’s home, all for £11.30. What better way to spend a Friday night!
Ronnie Scott’s – London’s leading live music venue – is celebrating its return by streaming its major shows to audiences across the world. Building on the success of its streamed ‘Lockdown Sessions’ Ronnie Scott’s will now bring its live performances to audiences far and wide via a new pay-per-view service. In collaboration with DICE.FM, Ronnie Scott’s livestream series will see a selection of the venue’s unmissable shows streamed live: available live and live only, at a pocket-friendly ticket price. The inaugural pay-per-view livestreams will feature high-calibre artists from all corners of the UK’s vibrant music scene – from jazz to soul, Afrobeat and rock and roll – introducing them to audiences both new and old.
To book: DICE.FM
Tickets: from £11.30
Be transported to Italy by Francesco Mazzei at The Dorchester’s Rooftop Restaurant
or a taste of Southern Italy this weekend, head to The Dorchester’s Rooftop Restaurant where acclaimed Italian chef, Francesco Mazzei has taken over for two weeks. The Chef Patron of Sartoria, Fiume & Radici will be serving up dishes such as Crudo di pesce – Diver scallops, Mazara red prawns, yellow tail and tuna belly served with chilli jam, extra virgin olive oil, Amalfi lemon and salmoriglio; Tagliolini with scampi and a spicy tomato sauce and Acquerello risotto with Franciacorta, morels, asparagus, summer truffle and fresh almonds. The Dorchester bartenders Lucia Montanelli and Matteo Torresin have created some exciting Calabrian-inspired signature cocktails to complement the dishes, including the Negroni del Capo with Whitley Neil gin, Amaro del Capo from Calabria, bitter Campari and artichoke liqueur; and The Prickly Bellini made using prickly pear, fennel and prosecco.
The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner, where guests can relax with a cocktail or glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne whilst listening to a live band or DJ in partnership with Molto Music. Tables will be available for up to six guests and in anticipation for the unpredictable British weather, terrace umbrellas, heaters and blankets are available.
Bookings can be made via The Dorchester’s Restaurant Reservations Team at restaurants.TDL@dorchestercollection.com or on 020 7629 8888.