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Isabel: a Mayfair Idyll during London Fashion Week

If you’re doing London Fashion Week, you need to eat healthily and well if you’re going to stay the distance, in SEEN’s opinion. So we were delighted to learn about Isabel. And it really is idyllic – check out the fabulous lighting in the Dragon Room above… Whether you’re going to the shows or simply …

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Bobby Fitzpatrick launches London’s first ‘Rum Off’ competition

Well, here’s something rather wonderful for the colder months… Bobby Fitzpatrick, the playful and 1970s-inspired bar in West Hampstead, has one of London’s best rum collections, and this Autumn will host London’s first ‘Rum Off’ competition which launches tonight, Wednesday 5th September. Following on from the hugely successful ‘Gin Off’ tournaments at Bobby Fitzpatrick’s sister …

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Kräftpremiär at Aquavit: London gets the crayfish party started

If you haven’t been to Aquavit in St James’s Market, do go. It’s a most hospitable place: glorious food and drink, beautiful art on the walls and a friendly welcome. The Swedish crayfish tradition started when restrictions on harvesting were introduced in the early 1900s, and the delicacy became an exclusive and sought-after luxury. Today …

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World of Zing Brings Bloody Marys with a Twist to King’s Cross

Over-indulged during the Bank Holiday Weekend? For shame! You probably need a Bloody Mary or two to recover. Enter the World of Zing! Launched by ‘flavour guru’ Pritesh Mody from a stall at Brockley Market in September 2014, World of Zing has quickly become recognised amongst the UK’s most innovative food & drink businesses. With …

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Tate Modern introduces Wild Pizzas to its Riverside Summer Terrace

As if you needed another reason to visit Tate Modern. SEEN needs no second bidding and will be checking out the delicious-sounding Wild Pizza at the earliest opportunity… Thursday 23rd of August officially marks the final weeks of summer (one month till the Autumnal Equinox!) and the best way to indulge in the last of …

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Sarona: New Mezze Bottomless Brunch Launches This September

SEEN adores food from the Middle East, so we were delighted to learn that on 8th September 2018, Clerkenwell hotspot, Sarona Restaurant and Bar will bring a slice of the Middle East to London’s brunch scene with its new Mezze Brunch. Featuring live music, bottomless Bellinis and a delicious menu of contemporary Middle Eastern breakfast …

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Top National Rum Day tips with Ian Burrell

It is entirely typical of the UK to be raining on the one day of the year when it is compulsory to wear a Tiki shirt and get (sensibly) sipping rum. So, please see below a few recommendations for this most auspicious of drinking days from Ian Burrell, Global Rum Ambassador and curator of the …

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National Rum Day at Zuma

Rejoice, rum-lovers everywhere! Today is National Rum Day! Never mind the rain… Transport yourself to the Caribbean this summer with internationally renowned contemporary Japanese restaurant and bar, Zuma, Knightsbridge, who have teamed up with Plantation Rum to introduce a new Tiki-Yaki cocktail menu. Zuma have collaborated with the producers of the finest rums from the …

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Fabulous Brunch, Darling! At 100 Wardour St

Looking for something a bit different to do on the forthcoming Bank Holiday weekend? Why not have a fabulous drag brunch (darlings) at the renowned 100 Wardour St. SEEN can personally attest that it’s a wonderful venue, having had delicious breakfasts and seen some great shows there. Formerly occupied by the Marquee Club and Floridita, …

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Baozilnn: Soup Dumplings to Die For

It is SEEN’s observation that Soho, despite much harrumphing about corporate gentrification and rent hikes, is still a district of many moods. The sex shops still lurk here and there, the clubs and pubs spill out onto the pavement, people still drink their pints in the middle of the road in the summer (what IS …