Simply The Best?

Until the end of May, the World’s Best Steak menu is available in London Lots of places claim to serve the world’s best steaks. For the rest of May 2022, London’s Heliot Steak House may just be delivering them. Executive chef Ioannis Grammenos – Heliot’s exec chef and, it says here, the world’s first Meatologist…
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How Polo Can You Go?

Chestertons Polo in the Park returns to Hurlingham Park. After a two year break – whatever could have caused that, eh? – Chestertons Polo in the Park returns to London from June 10-12, 2022. The world’s largest three-day polo festival, this three-day event will feature teams from across the globe, food and drink pop-ups, VIP…
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Tokyo. Via Brixton.

Brixton Market’s acclaimed handroll bar Temaki is hosting a special dinner TEMAKI, Shaulan Steenson’s acclaimed sushi spot in Brixton, is the place to be on 26 April. Steenson’s CV includes stints at Hakkoku and Sushijin, two of Japan’s most respected sushi restaurants, and, for one night only, he’ll be drawing heavily on that experience for…
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Scotto Voce

There are pop-ups. And there are Carlo Scotto pop-ups. In advance of opening his new restaurant Amethyst in Mayfair, Michelin-experienced, Italian-born chef Carlo Scotto will be testing the waters with a short run at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane. Formerly of Xier in Marylebone, where he had the likes of Grace Dent…
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Drink. Dine. Create.

Coffee, cocktails, cicchetti and creativity are on the menu at The Thin White Duke David Bowie has inspired many things. Musicians. Artists. The 2012 Great Britain Olympics Team. And now he’s inspired an all-day bar / restaurant / recording studio in Soho. And, indeed, why not? Created by production designer Sasha and musician Giovanni Almonte,…
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Out To (Christmas) Lunch

At the time of press, there is a far, far better alternative to turkey… Turkey? Nah, mate. India. If you’re seeking something different to the traditional fare this year, then Tamarind of Mayfair and Zaika of Kensington have got you covered – assuming restaurants are still opening, of course, it’s very hard to tell these…
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Review: Kasa and Kin

Kasa and Kin is a new Filipino all-day eatery, in Soho. Lusso takes a look. My great Uncle Mattia was fond of taking me to Soho back when the place could actually claim to be a village. I would tag along as he pollenated the delis and coffee bars that brought him back to his…
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Putting It The Other Way

The Other House is a new concept in hospitality. And it’s coming to London in 2022. When is a hotel not a hotel? When it’s a “residents’ club”. No, us neither, but we’ll try and explain. According to the official line, The Other House “disrupts” the traditional sectors of hotels, serviced apartments and private rentals…
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All That Jazz – The Wellesley

At times, the mere hint of it brings a rush of emotion that could be measured somewhere on a scale between minor annoyance and sheer terror. Sometimes, it is a beacon of hope, a sign that I shall soon be whisked home, away from the clamouring hoards on the street. Other times, it simply marks…
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Sweet Temptation At The Savoy

The most famous grand hotel ever is probably The Savoy. The most famous chef ever is probably Auguste Escoffier. His most famous dish ever is probably the Peach Melba, created in The Savoy – as it so happens – where it was initially rolled out on a swan made out of ice.   So, for The Savoy’s…
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