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J Sheekey Atlantic Bar Launches Guest Chef Series

SEEN is pleased to hear that J Sheekey Atlantic Bar will be hosting a series of supper clubs starting on 28th February, to celebrate their tenth anniversary. Not only that, guest chefs from around our sceptred isle will collaborate on a one-off three-course menu with Executive Head Chef Andrew McLay. Up to 50 guests will …

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Breks in the City: One Lombard Street Brasserie

SEEN is tireless in her quest to discover lovely places to eat in London. Here’s a tip: visit One Lombard Street Brasserie at about 10am (after the breakfast crowd has gone to work). This delightfully old-school restaurant looks like a film set with its central bar, surrounding tables and dark green banquettes. London has so …

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Chinese New Year 2018: Hutong Celebrates Traditional Cuisine

SEEN never tires of wandering through London’s Chinatown at this time of the year and we see that this year’s offering from Hutong (located in The Shard) does not disappoint, either. Until 25th February, award-winning Northern Chinese restaurant Hutong will be celebrating Chinese New Year with dishes steeped in tradition. Head Chef Fei Wang has …

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Chinese New Year at Gelupo

On her last visit, SEEN was astounded at the inventive delights that awaited her at Gelupo. We’re certainly girding our loins for a tour through the flavours of Asia starting February 16th at Jacob Kenedy’s highly regarded artisan gelateria in Soho. The collection of seven delicious and exotic flavours will be inspired by countries from …

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Bagel Beer is Now a Thing

Yes, it’s official – you can now drink bagel-flavoured beer courtesy of the good people at New York Bakery Co., already renowned for their excellent bagels in collaboration with London Brewery and Tap Room Canopy Beer Co. And why not? Bagel-making and beer-brewing are essentially fermentative in their processes. We hear that Bagel Beer at …

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Belvedere Vodka Reveals the Ultimate Espresso Martini During London Fashion Week

There are many things SEEN can refuse; an Espresso Martini isn’t one of them. Hands-down it’s our favourite cocktail. We hear that Belvedere Vodka has been defined by Polish rye and superior natural ingredients since its inception and, as the original luxury vodka, Belvedere is bringing this iconic cocktail back to its spiritual home in …

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Bring a Picture of Your First Love to Bobby Fitzpatrick: Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day (Wednesday 14th Feb) naturally makes us reflect back on our first loves: to reminisce about the frilly carnations that were left in school lockers, the heart-shaped notes scribbled into exercise books and tentative hand-holding at the school disco. For those feeling nostalgic, 1970s bar Bobby Fitzpatrick in West Hampstead will be giving away …

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Gelupo: A Chocolate Sagra

There can be few things more worthy of a festival than that most excellent substance chocolate. Gelupo, in Archer Court, just off Rupert Street north of Shaftesbury Avenue had chocolate lovers queuing up on the day SEEN visited. The lady in front was treating herself to a litre of the ricotta and sour cherry gelato …