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Intercontinental and Harvey Nichols offer an exclusive personal shopping service

Intercontinental and Harvey Nichols offer an exclusive personal shopping service

The InterContinental London Park Lane has partnered with Harvey Nichols to offer signature suite guests access to Style Service, an exclusive in-room fashion solution at the ring of a bell. A specially-dedicated number in each of the hotel’s four halo suites connects directly to a brand agnostic fashion professional who will edit through the store […]

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The CACI Facial at Edward James London  

The CACI Facial at Edward James London   

  By KATIE ANN LAMB Wrinkles, ageing and bad skin are an everyday concern for many woman. Maybe you have tried multiple facial creams and serums and are still not getting the results you desire. For many, botox is too invasive. However, Edward James Salon Putney has got a solution to all your skin problems […]

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Kick start the ski season in Eis Haus at the Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show

Kick start the ski season in Eis Haus at the Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show

Are you ready to go to the coolest place in London and get into the skiing spirit? The Eis Haus Experience, which is the ultimate pop-up Ice lounge and real ice bar, is launching exclusively at this year’s Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show. We attended the show last year and it is a great opportunity […]

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Plan some festive fun at London Steakhouse Co.

Plan some festive fun at London Steakhouse Co.

If you are making plans for the festive season, the London Steakhouse Co. is launching two 3-course menus that will be perfect for the Christmas celebrations. The London Steakhouse Co. operates two restaurants and there is one in the City of London and one in Chelsea. We recently visited the Chelsea branch and this sophisticated […]

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Autumn pampering at the Thai Square Spa

Autumn pampering at the Thai Square Spa

By LAURA TOOGOOD If you are experiencing a dose of the autumn blues as the nights draw in and summer becomes a distant memory, a visit to the Thai Square Spa in London will certainly cheer you up. I first experienced the delights of the Thai Square Spa in Covent Garden nearly four years ago. […]

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Diptyque 34 Bazaar pop-up launches at Liberty

Diptyque 34 Bazaar pop-up launches at Liberty

Yesterday we popped along to the launch of the Diptyque 34 Bazaar pop-up at Liberty. The beautiful Liberty store will host the pop up until the end of the year and it is definitely worth visiting, especially when it comes to Christmas shopping. A selection of new products and old favourites were showcased at the Diptyque 34 […]

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Afternoon Tea at The Ivy Café Marylebone

Afternoon Tea at The Ivy Café Marylebone

Located on the peaceful Marylebone Lane, The Ivy Café Marylebone provides a relaxing oasis in the middle of lively London. As you sit in a pool of sunshine outside this fashionable dining destination, it feels as though you are a million miles away from busy Oxford Street. This is partly helped by the beautiful floral […]

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Tom’s Kitchen Chelsea: Enjoy comfort food classics cooked to perfection

Tom’s Kitchen Chelsea: Enjoy comfort food classics cooked to perfection

Tom’s Kitchen Chelsea has been open for 10 years and during this period it has developed a reputation for being one of the best brasseries in London. It was launched by the Michelin starred chef Tom Aikens and presents diners with a menu that is packed full of traditional favourites. The Sloaney visited on a […]

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London Edition hosts the launch of Pace by Jaguar

London Edition hosts the launch of Pace by Jaguar

Last night The Sloaney team attended the launch of Jaguar’s new fragrance, Pace. The invitation-only soiree was organised by Roger von der Weid, who is the CEO of Jaguar Fragrances. The event was held in the plush surroundings of the London Edition. On arrival, guests sipped champagne and enjoyed canapes prior to the release of […]

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Luxury summer barbecues in the heart of Belgravia

Luxury summer barbecues in the heart of Belgravia

By ROSEMIN ANDERSON As the heat of summer hits the capital, there is no better place to be than on an outdoor terrace sipping on cocktails. Luckily for Londoners, there’s a gorgeous spot in Belgravia that fits the bill. The Terrace at Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel is nestled between the green spaces of Knightsbridge and offers […]

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Scottish pop up Dram and Smoke is back in town!

Scottish pop up Dram and Smoke is back in town!

By CAT GRAY Slick Scottish pop up Dram and Smoke is back with a new spring menu and a new home in a former  sofa factory in Hackney Wick overlooking the Olympic Stadium. Having experienced their first foray in to the London restaurant scene last summer, they had a lot to live up to but they […]

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Sakura at Sake no Hana

Sakura at Sake no Hana

This week Sake no Hana, which is part of the impressive Hakkasan Group hosted an exclusive party to celebrate the launch of Sakura at Sake no Hana. The bar, which is located beneath the restaurant on the ground floor, was beautifully decorated with cherry blossom. Stunning pink branches also currently frame the door outside and […]

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Liz Earle Haircare: One magical product for all hair types

Liz Earle Haircare: One magical product for all hair types

The glamorous Liz Earle arrived in London last week to host an event that showcased the latest range of hair care that forms part of her hugely successful organic beauty brand. Industry insiders eagerly gathered at the Ham Yard Hotel in Soho where guests were greeted with champagne and afternoon tea. Liz gave a passionate […]

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The Hat Club: A fashionista’s sweet shop

The Hat Club: A fashionista’s sweet shop

We are on the brink of a series of fantastic events that make up The Sloaney’s British Summer Social Season. Whether you are braving the unpredictable weather for Ladies Day at the Grand National, heading to the river banks for the Henley Regatta or planning to strut around the Royal Enclosure at Ascot, there are […]

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Kona: The perfect restaurant for an elegant champagne toast

Kona: The perfect restaurant for an elegant champagne toast

We had never visited Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences in London before, which are part of the Taj Hotel Group. So, when we went along to try the newest restaurant offering, Kona, we were pleasantly surprised by the beautiful courtyard setting. It provides a solace among the busy streets that surround Victoria and […]

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Ella Rabener: The designer handbag range that is making an impression

Ella Rabener: The designer handbag range that is making an impression

In the world of luxury handbags, we are not short for choice when it comes to browsing new collections. Most of the world’s top fashion designers have created an impressive accessories range and there are plenty of specialist companies in this marketplace too. In such a crowded space, it is rare to find an eye-catching […]

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Experience Italian finesse at the new Baglioni Spa in London

Experience Italian finesse at the new Baglioni Spa in London

By LAURA TOOGOOD Readers of our travel pages will know that I have a particular fondness for Italy; it is one of those countries that I would happily visit time and time again. So, whenever I have a yearning to return, and a trip is not possible, I make sure that I pop into the […]

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The best of both worlds at The Portman

The best of both worlds at The Portman

Although there are plenty of gastro pubs in London, finding the perfect combination of a traditional boozer that also offers a top quality dining experience can prove relatively difficult. More often than not, pubs get stuck between the two and find it hard to bridge the gap in the right way. However, we think that […]

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Brew: You’ll leave full of food and fun memories

Brew: You’ll leave full of food and fun memories

Brew Café has recently expanded further by opening a new venue in Putney. It is already established in many of the South London hotspots including Wimbledon, Clapham and Battersea. The latest addition to the Brew collection is located on Lower Richmond Road and the spacious setting includes a large terrace that will be uncovered during […]

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John Frieda launches revamped product line with “Me & John”

John Frieda launches revamped product line with “Me & John”

By Rosemin Anderson John Frieda’s latest campaign, rather than being “new”, welcomes back some of its older products in a revamped form. The Sea Waves Sea Salt Spray, 7-Day Volume In-Shower Treatment, Forever Smooth Anti-Frizz Primer and Touchable Memory Flexible Hold Hairspray take their inspiration from perennially popular products launched by the brand. To launch […]

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An incredible Chinese New Year feast at Hakkasan

An incredible Chinese New Year feast at Hakkasan

By LAURA TOOGOOD Despite being based in Mayfair for the last four years and passing the venue at least once a week, I had never dined at Hakkasan until last night. I had, however, heard numerous rave reviews from all who have visited this famous London restaurant. For some reason, I always imagined a dramatic […]

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The Arch London celebrates its 5th Anniversary

The Arch London celebrates its 5th Anniversary

This week The Arch London celebrated its 5th Anniversary with a party in its restaurant. The luxury boutique hotel welcomed guests with glasses of Taittinger champagne and canapés that were based on samples from the hotel’s food menu. The Arch London is located a short distance from Marble Arch and is considered one of London’s […]

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The Rex Whistler restaurant at Tate Britain

The Rex Whistler restaurant at Tate Britain

By JAMES HARROP-GRIFFITHS Friday nights in London are usually earmarked for date nights, meals out, cultural experiences and walks along the river. I recently experienced all four in one by visiting the Tate Britain on the Millbank for their “Late at Tate” evenings, which offer visitors the chance to explore the gallery with a host […]

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The Conrad London St. James Opening Party

The Conrad London St. James Opening Party

There is a new luxury destination in London following the opening of the first Conrad Hotel on British shores. The flagship property is located in the heart of St. James’s and is a stone’s throw from the Royal Parks and Buckingham Palace. Last week, the Conrad London St. James hosted a drinks reception to mark […]

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Party round-the-clock with 24 Hour dining at VQ

Party round-the-clock with 24 Hour dining at VQ

The concept of 24 hour dining reminds us of New York City. However, it is not just the Big Apple that enables you to grab a bite round-the-clock as VQ initiated the craze on the streets of London many years ago. VQ has been feeding and watering Chelsea’s finest for 18 years and it also […]

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Introducing the new British makeup brand Delilah Cosmetics

Introducing the new British makeup brand Delilah Cosmetics

A new season has arrived, along with new trends and also a brand new cosmetics range! The Mirror Room at the Rosewood Hotel in London was recently decked out in roses and beautiful displays of makeup in order to mark the launch of new British brand, Delilah Cosmetics. The Sloaney team attended the event to […]

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The Great British Beer Festival

The Great British Beer Festival

Last night we visited the Great British Beer Festival, which is currently taking place at London’s Olympia. It is the perfect event for those looking to do something a little bit different over the next day or two, while also staying away from the wet weather outside. The exhibition hall at Olympia is packed with […]

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Date night at Boisdale of Belgravia

Date night at Boisdale of Belgravia

If you are in search of something a little bit different for ‘date night’, look no further than one of the Boisdale ventures. With venues in Belgravia, Bishopsgate and Canary Wharf, this lively Scottish jazz bar is one of London’s best kept secrets. We first discovered Boisdale of Belgravia over a year ago and have […]

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Maserati Motion Pictures Pop Up

Maserati Motion Pictures Pop Up

Towards the end of July, H.R. Owen, the UK’s leading luxury car dealership, is partnering with Curzon Home Cinema to bring pop-up cinema to unique London locations. The events will celebrate the centenary of Maserati. A specially curated series of classic Road Movies will be screened in two prime London locations. Duke of York Square […]

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London’s Oldest French restaurant, L’Escargot, offers chic solace in busy Soho

London’s Oldest French restaurant, L’Escargot, offers chic solace in busy Soho

By ANTONY NEWTON and LAURA TOOGOOD Negotiating the busy streets of Soho on a Friday or Saturday night in search of a sophisticated restaurant is not always an easy task. Raucous pubs and crowds eager to catch a West End performance mean the streets are often packed with Londoners and visitors to the city who […]

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An authentic Chinese dining experience at Royal China

An authentic Chinese dining experience at Royal China

By LAURA TOOGOOD I must admit that I rarely opt for a Chinese restaurant when I go out for dinner. This is largely due to some bad experiences in the past, where the food has been overly filling, oily and fatty. However, this style of cuisine is hugely popular with many of my friends and […]

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‘Live at The Ritz’: A magnificent dinner dance experience

‘Live at The Ritz’: A magnificent dinner dance experience

By LAURA TOOGOOD, supported by ANTONY NEWTON Dining at The Ritz London has been on my bucket list for a while. The Ritz always reminds me of when I first moved to London and set about exploring the city. I was strolling down Piccadilly one sunny afternoon and passed the grand building that hosts the […]

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Dram and Smoke: Enjoy a taste of Scotland at London’s top Scottish pop up

Dram and Smoke: Enjoy a taste of Scotland at London’s top Scottish pop up

By CAT GRAY Last Friday, my friend and I visited a steel yard in Vauxhall to experience a taste of our homeland, at Scottish pop up restaurant Dram and Smoke. The steel yard is used as normal during the week, with the Dram and Smoke team moving in at the weekend to serve up a […]

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Mermaid Maternity: A luxurious yummy mummy retreat

Mermaid Maternity: A luxurious yummy mummy retreat

By RACHEL COLLISON Based in the heart of the King’s Road opposite the Chelsea Old Town Hall, Mermaid Maternity Retreat is the perfect haven for yummy mummies to be and brand new yummy mummies. Once inside you are instantly away from the hustle and bustle of the King’s Road and enveloped in a calm and […]

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The award-winning Nipa Thai impresses

The award-winning Nipa Thai impresses

By ANTONY NEWTON and LAURA TOOGOOD  Overlooking Hyde Park and incorporated into the Lancaster London Hotel is Nipa Thai. Nipa Thai is part of an elite group of restaurants to have received the “Thai Select” award from the Thai government. Considering we are both huge fans of this cuisine, we were naturally excited to try […]

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Sloaney TV: Waterford launches the Elegance Collection

Sloaney TV: Waterford launches the Elegance Collection

Waterford has elegantly welcomed British Summer Time with the release of their beautiful new range. ‘Elegance’ is the latest collection to be launched by the brand, which positions itself as the world’s leading authority on crystal stemware. Last week, The Sloaney attended a plush event that was held to celebrate the announcement. The event was […]

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Pretentious Pizza at Hunter 486 in The Arch London

Pretentious Pizza at Hunter 486 in The Arch London

When we heard about the Pretentious Pizza menu that is currently available at The Arch London, we simply had to pay a visit to this upmarket hotel. Everyone loves a pizza night and the selection of toppings available at The Arch London adds an extra special touch to the occasion. Delicacies such as lobster, scallops […]

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Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Hyatt Regency London

Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Hyatt Regency London

We were definitely in the mood for a lazy Sunday earlier this month when we visited the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill for brunch. However, it wasn’t just any lazy Sunday and it wasn’t just any brunch. Far from it; we walked across Hyde Park in glorious sunshine and arrived at Portman Square for […]

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A weekend escape in the city at The Corinthia

A weekend escape in the city at The Corinthia

POPPY CROSS sets off in search of some peace and quiet within hectic London… When I think about getting away from it all – the noise, pollution, pushing and shoving, traffic, congestion, crowds and generally the crazy pace of London life – my mind wonders to the mountains. I imagine that I am high above the […]

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The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Ladies

The Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Ladies

Our columnist James Haskell has advised on the best Valentine’s Day gifts for men, but if you are looking to treat a lucky lady, here’s our pick of special presents for February 14th…. Scrumptious chocolates GODIVA is a favourite with most ladies who have a sweet tooth. The good news is that they have launched […]

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