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CHILTERN FIREHOUSE

Date: Now open
Food & Drink, News, Nightlife, UJ Loves

Legendary hotelier André Balazs is shaking up the London hotel scene with his latest venture, the Chiltern Firehouse. The hangout of choice for the style set (watch out Berners Tavern) and …

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BARNYARD

Date: Open now
Food & Drink, News, UJ Loves

News just in — Ollie Dabbous’ second restaurant, Barnyard is opening its doors on Monday March 17—sans a reservation line. Here, the menu departs from the haute Dabbous menu to …

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RUFFIANS

Date: Open now
UJ Loves, Wellbeing

You know we love a barbershop with soul, and Edinburgh transplant Ruffians is the latest joint on our hit list. Its Covent Garden flagship is all exposed brickwork and pewter armchairs, with …

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SOHO GRIND

Date: Opens May 1
Food & Drink, Launches, News, UJ Loves

It finally happened: Soho has their own outpost of the Shoreditch Grind. The beloved coffee spot, cocktail bar and recording studio came to Beak street, with the Soho Grind opening …

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CAFE KAIZEN

Date: Open from July 14
Food & Drink, Nightlife, UJ Loves

Bringing a ‘Street Feast’ atmosphere to Mayfair is Café Kaizen, which has just opened its doors on Hanover Square. Expect an indoor market  offering superfood smoothies, boozy cocktails and a …

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HIGH WATER

Date: Opened July 11
Food & Drink, Nightlife, UJ Loves

Drink aficionados, take note. Bar 23 in Dalston is re-opening this month as ‘High Water’, and the new team behind it have some impressive bar credentials. Describing themselves as a …

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SOHOCELLO

Date: Available now
Launches, Shopping, UJ Loves

Limoncello has got a 2014 update from Chase Distillery. Teaming up with Pizza Pilgrims, they’ve created a ground-breaking new drink, which they’ve named ‘Sohocello’. Made from the best lemons in …

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FLAMINGO PIER

Date: September 5
Nightlife, UJ Loves

Flamingo Pier is back at the Counter Cafe this September to ease you into the end of summer. This time around, the theme is “Maritime Silk Route”. Think Mediterranean, Middle …

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Horst: Photographer of Style

Date: September 8 - January 4
Art & Culture, UJ Loves

The V&A are offering us the chance to stroll through the 60 year career of Horst, the prominent fashion photographer. An array of famous images, etchings, film footage, and unpublished …

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Silent Disco at The View from The Shard

Date: September 27 - February 8
Nightlife, UJ Loves

For those who enjoy dancing up high, the tallest building in Western Europe is hosting your kind of party. At 1,000 feet up these views of the city are unrivalled. …

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Kanada Ya Ramen Bar

Date: Now Open
UJ Loves, Uncategorized

Giving Tonkotsu a healthy serve of competition comes Kanada-Ya Ramen. They too have a noodle machine (hard to get, apparently) and pride themselves on their pork bone broth but they …

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ROTORINO

Date: Open now
Food & Drink, Ongoing, UJ Loves

Dalston’s dining scene is growing up, with Dock Kitchen mastermind Stevie Parle opening Rotorino. In the tradition of an osteria, Rotorino focuses on simple Southern Italian cooking, executed with fresh …

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Spring

Date: Opens October 14
Food & Drink, Ongoing, UJ Loves

Former Vogue food editor and Michelin-starred chef, Skye Gyngell, brings her first solo venture to Somerset House. Seasonally named and inspired, the lunch and dinner menus will be written daily. …

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Mission

Date: Now Open
Food & Drink, Ongoing, UJ Loves

The time has come and this time it’s for real: Mission has opened its Bethnal Green doors. Expect 150 varieties of Californian wine from the old to the new  (Broc …

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THE SHRUB AND SHUTTER

Date: Now Open
Food & Drink, Ongoing, UJ Loves

Adding to Coldharbour Lane’s cocktail credentials (Seven, Three Eight Four …) comes The Shrub and Shutter. The new Brixton addition is focused on fresh, seasonal cocktails: think Pea Mary’s, Shortbread …

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