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[30 Jan 2011 | By ]
Review: Lamberts Restaurant – Fine British Food in Balham

Balham boasts some really good cafes, independent shops, and two big good supermarkets in the form of Waitrose and Sainsburys. And now, I can add Lambert’s Restaurant to the list of foodie places that will keep me sustained if I move to Balham.

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[23 Jan 2011 | By ]
Review: The Chancery Restaurant – British With Hints of Flair

Last Friday I went to The Chancery for dinner. I’ve heard it mentioned several times before in the past as an interesting small British restaurant to visit, and when an email from the restaurant came through offering 50% off the set menu throughout January, I knew I had to take up the offer and give The Chancery a try.

The Inside Word »

[23 Jan 2011 | By ]
Treasuredays Review: Fun Treasure Hunts across London

Treasuredays’ hunts offer wonderful little nuggets of history and make for an enjoyable and informative day out. We tested out two treasure hunting packs created by Treasuredays, which gives you a detailed walking route through different parts of London.

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[18 Jan 2011 | By ]
Review: Ciao Bella Delivers Great Humble Italian Food

Ciao Bella was an Italian restaurant that has been on my Qype “List of Places to Try”, but which I had never gotten around to going to. What piqued my interest when I first heard of it was the restaurant being described serving authentic, home-style Italian food at good-sized portions and reasonable prices.

London News »

[18 Jan 2011 | By ]
Government Should Do More To Help Spurs Say in Tottenham

If you are a football fan, live in Tottenham or Stratford, you’ve probably already heard about Tottenham Hotspur Football Club’s bid to take over the 2012 Olympic Stadium after the summer games. Even if you aren’t a football fan and located in other parts of London, you might have heard snippets of this brewing controversy.

Events in London »

[16 Jan 2011 | By ]
Gig Review: Klezmer Kollectiv at Green Note in Camden

A crowded audience witnessed the promising debut of Klezmer Kollectiv in London. Their Thursday’s night gig at Green Note, in Camden, proved the band’s talented musicians but, and foremost, it gave Londoners a sense of what is like to party with a truly, upbeat folk music.

Places to Visit »

[16 Jan 2011 | By ]
One New Change – Shopping Heaven for City Londoners?

One New Change, the very much anticipated shopping mall in the City, opened back in October last year. Today, I finally decided to pay the shopping centre a visit, to see what all the fuss was about. I was deeply disappointed though.

Events in London »

[8 Jan 2011 | By ]
Klezmer Kollectiv debut in London: Get ready to dance!

The Cardiff based klezmer band is having a gig at the Green Note in Camden next Thursday. The eight-piece instrumental combo plays a fresh, offbeat style of the Jewish folk music that traditionally buzzes on weddings and parties. Coming to see these guys is a bet for dancing, cheering and loads of fun.

Food & Drink »

[8 Jan 2011 | By ]
The Gay Hussar: Politics & Goulash

Since 1953, The Gay Hussar in Soho has been the spiritual home of Hungarian food in London. And of the Labour party. While much has changed since then and its no longer much of a political hangout, it is well worth a visit – if only for its caricatures on the walls!

London News »

[3 Jan 2011 | By ]
Vote for London-based DEM LOT for Barclays Live Best UK Dance Act Winner

Back on the 31st July 2010, Barclays held a live competition in Leicester Square to find the best dance group in London. Coupled with similar competitions throughout the country, they now have a shortlist of the 5 best dance troupes in the UK, hailing from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, and Reading.