Popping up at Lights of Soho for eight weeks this summer, Fiz Bar is a fantastic addition to central London’s drinking scene. I was fortunate enough to be invited to visit last weekend, and I was thoroughly impressed by everything from the quality and price of the food and drink to the passion and knowledge of the team. Friends Barnaby Lewis, Max Bigland and Jordan Nadian created the concept, bringing together their experience in the hospitality and food industries. Barnaby grew up in the hotel…Continue Reading “Fiz Bar, Lights of Soho”

  In celebration of Peroni’s new tipple, Peroni Ambra, Somerset House is hosting The Terrace this summer. Running from April to September, the summer-long pop-up aims to transport visitors to the rural Chinotto orchard in Italy by transforming the open-air terrace overlooking the Thames with citrus trees, a leafy canopy, warm orange lighting and a sweeping white bar stocked full of Peroni Ambra. DJ sets and a programme of Italian-inspired events bring the place to life while food comes in the form of a bespoke…Continue Reading “Peroni Ambra: The Terrace, Somerset House”

Already one of London’s most magical venues, sketch has taken it to the next level this winter with The Night Before Christmas, a creative series of installations that are sure to get you in the festive spirit. I went along to the press preview the other day and was mesmerised by every aspect. Upon arrival, guests have to make their way through ‘Hollow Way’, a dreamlike walkway of snow-covered Christmas trees with ethereal music. More Christmas trees can then be found in the bar’s renowned…Continue Reading “The Night Before Christmas at sketch, London”

Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea, Sanderson London

I try to eat healthily 80% of the time but I also think it’s important to go out and be naughty sometimes. And, luckily for me, the other week I got the chance to be ultra naughty when I was invited to try the new Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea at Sanderson London.In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the hotel has re-launched its renowned afternoon tea with a new and improved menu. Having been a sell-out success over the…Continue Reading “Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea, Sanderson London”

How to save money while living in London

With so many new restaurants, bars and pop-ups to explore – and not forgetting shamelessly high rent prices – it’s no secret that living in London is expensive. But, there are also a number of simple ways to ensure you can save money while living in London – and without missing out on all the fun stuff!Here are some tips to ensure your bellies stay full of cocktails and street food but your bank account doesn’t become starved. Travel:Firstly, get yourself a contactless bank card. Unlike…Continue Reading “How to save money while living in London”