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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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Last chance to try: Oatly Vegan Custard Bombolone Sandwich

Much to SEEN’s delight, this is totally a thing! Everyone’s favourite oat milk, Oatly, has teamed up with everyone’s favourite sandwich inventor, Max Halley (founder of Max’s Sandwich Shop) a for a delicious collaboration this August: the ‘Oatly Vegan Custard Bombolone Sandwich’. Available at Max’s Sandwich Shop in Crouch Hill, the sandwich will be tantalising …

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Chiringuito’s Rooftop at Bethnal Green: Once more unto the beach

London’s first chiringuito opened this week, bringing laid back beach-style hospitality to Bethnal Green. Loosely translated from Spanish, a chiringuito is an all-day beachfront bar and restaurant serving tapas, snacks and refreshing drinks. With a rooftop overlooking the Museum Gardens, Chiringuito certainly called to SEEN’s mind the warmth, energy and ethos of lazy days spent …

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National Rum Day at The Den

Here’s a national day that SEEN intends to embrace with enthusiasm. The Den, Soho, presents Rum & Reggae, in celebration of National Rum Day, on Thursday 16th August 2018. Tiki shirts at the ready! Celebrate National Rum Day, in true Jamaican style with a Rum & Reggae party at The Den, Soho. With a DJ …

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Traditional Afternoon Tea at The Savoy.

Here’s an excellent idea for August in SEEN’s humble opinion: the Savoy’s Executive Pastry Chef, Ludwig Hely, and his team have created a signature selection of classic pastries and cakes as well as an array of delectable traditional sandwiches and flawless homemade scones for guests to enjoy. Served in the magnificent surroundings of Thames Foyer, …

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Cleo Rocos at Skylight: The Power of Positive Drinking

SEEN loves Cleo Rocos (being old enough to remember her on the Kenny Everett Show). She will be appearing at Skylight Rooftop on Sunday 5th August to discuss her book ‘The Power Of Positive Drinking’. Aptly named the ‘Queen of Tequila’ by the Tequila Industry in Mexico, Cleo will be dishing out the tipples and …

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The Plymouth Gin Garden at the Wigmore: Botanical Masterclasses

Isn’t it funny how you can live half your life in London yet be completely unaware of some beautiful places? One such is the Wigmore, under the Langham up by the BBC building near Oxford Circus. It’s an intimate wood-panelled pub but spacious and luxurious in ambience and atmosphere. Until September, one of Britain’s most …

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St James’s wine car boot

St James’s is an exciting area of London that positively glows with a sort of old-school Englishness. True to form the area will be hosting the most untypical of Saturday markets this summer. Wine Car Boot, London’s independent pop-up wine market, is sure to guarantee an experience that can’t be purchased over a stall. Discover …

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The Mindful Drinking Festival Comes to London: rise of the alt-gin

Well, here’s something refreshing in every sense of the word. With unrelenting temperatures in the capital, the over-consumption of alcohol is hardly to be advised. But fear not, flavour fans! Club Soda, the mindful drinking movement, is once again holding the only festival in the world for the sober-curious this summer. Launching on the 28th …

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Tanqueray Negroni Fountain at The Drift

This is the perfect addition to the heatwave in SEEN’s opinion! This Spanish inspired fountain will pop up in London and Manchester, serving an irresistible summery twist on the classic Negroni; the zesty Tanqueray Flor de Sevilla Rosy Negroni. Heading to The Drift in London in July and then on to Manchester’s newly opened The …