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Flashes of culinary brilliance at Hawkers Bar and Brasserie, Kingston

Flashes of culinary brilliance at Hawkers Bar and Brasserie, Kingston

By William Ings It’s hard to find a certain uniqueness among the restaurants in central Kingston. The best generally on offer are the likes of Browns or Cote, most of which are pitched along the riverfront and serve their usual fare. However, a three minute walk from the waterfront, towards the north side of the […]

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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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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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Beat the Christmas bulge at Tombo

Beat the Christmas bulge at Tombo

If you have woken up on Boxing Day feeling rather full after gorging on Christmas dinner, the thought of a traditional English roast this weekend probably couldn’t be further from your mind! With New Year resolutions always packed with thoughts of eating well and staying healthy, you can get a head start during the festive […]

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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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Date night at Hide and Seed in Putney’s Lodge Hotel

Date night at Hide and Seed in Putney’s Lodge Hotel

By EMILY BENNION I was recently invited to experience a night at Hide and Seed in the beautiful Lodge Hotel, which is hidden away in Putney. The hotel has been established for some time but the restaurant is only a few weeks old (although you would never tell as they are already running a smooth […]

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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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Wildflower Café: Notting Hill welcomes a new café and bistro

Wildflower Café: Notting Hill welcomes a new café and bistro

January could be considered a brave time to open a restaurant by some, but it seems there was no better month to mark the opening of a refreshing new dining concept known as the Wildflower Café. We attended the launch party in Notting Hill to film for Sloaney TV and the venue was packed with […]

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‘The most delicious style of black cod…ever’ – Brompton Asian Brasserie by Novikov

By LAURA TOOGOOD One of my favourite cuisines is Pan Asian, so I was particularly excited about visiting Arkady Novikov’s latest London venture. The Brompton Asian Brasserie is situated on the busy Brompton Road and is only a short stroll from Harrods towards South Kensington, rather than Knightsbridge. The restaurant is notably upmarket, boasting all […]

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Enjoy delicious cocktails and casual dining at House of Roxy in Putney

By LAURA TOOGOOD Those of you who follow The Sloaney on Twitter and Instagram will know that last Thursday I decided to venture out for a quiet meal. It was one of those evenings when I just wanted to enjoy a casual bite to eat and avoid the hustle and bustle of our capital city. […]

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Seafood delights at the March Lobster Festival at The Grill on the Market, Smithfield

If you love seafood, then you simply must take time to indulge in the Lobster Festival that is currently taking place at The Grill on the Market in Smithfield. A short walk from St Paul’s or Holborn, this venue is tucked away among the historic streets of the City of London. When you arrive through […]

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The refined St James’s Hotel and Club offers a delicious Gluten-Free Afternoon Tea Menu

A Gluten Free diet and Afternoon Tea do not typically go hand in hand; that is until now. If you long to enjoy the cakes, scones and sandwiches that feature in such a traditional dining experience, the plush St James’s Hotel and Club has answered your prayers by launching a Gluten Free Afternoon Tea Menu. […]

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Enjoy American cuisine and party the night away at DSTRKT London’s funky restaurant

Last night, DSTRKT London hosted a launch party to celebrate their recently revamped restaurant. The popular celebrity haunt is located a short walk from Piccadilly Circus and boasts a modern interior with a funky vibe. George Yaneff, who is a top stateside chef and formerly resident at the Bazaar Restaurant by José Andrés, SLS Hotel […]

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Goode & Wright; the French bistro with a British accent

“A French bistro with a proper British accent”; even before walking through the doors of Goode & Wright in Notting Hill, we were won over. On arrival, the cosy, but refined eatery failed to disappoint and certainly lived up to its proud statement. Goode & Wright would not look out of place if it was […]

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Dining at The Delaunay will bring out the Fraulein in you

By NATASHA EDDERY If you are a regular reader of The Sloaney, then you probably already know that I am a bit of a foodie. Of course, like every woman, I do watch my figure, but there is nothing like indulging and one place that has been on my hit list is The Delaunay on […]

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Bella Italia! Ziani’s delivers a hearty, authentic and delicious Italian dining experience

By NATASHA EDDERY As the last couple of weeks have been a tad chilly and a bit too wet for my liking, I found myself veering away from my bikini body salads and craving something a little heartier. Pasta was the only dish on my mind and I had been dying to try out Ziani’s […]

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Visit The Grill restaurant at The Montcalm for a chic and quality dining experience in Mayfair

BY LAURA TOOGOOD Last Thursday, on the eve of London Fashion Week, I dined at The Montcalm. This luxury boutique hotel is located just off the top of Park Lane and boasts an intimate bar and chic restaurant, which goes by the name of The Grill. Before dinner my guest and I relaxed with a glass […]

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