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aqua kyoto: A Christmas Alternative

If the thought of Christmas with its attendant indulgences makes you long for the cuisines of other countries, then have a look at the winter menus on offer from aqua kyoto. A feast for the eyes as well as the stomach they have a lunch menu offering – essentially elevated bento boxes, which are as …

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Halloween at the Courtesan ‘Night of a Thousand Spirits’

Well, here’s a lovely thing: immerse yourself in a night of dark magic at ‘Night of a Thousand Spirits’ at the Courtesan, Brixton’s newest destination venue. Indulge in seasonal cocktails and dim sum specials by candle light, accompanied by a haunted cabaret hosted by West End theatre emcee and vocalist Tim Rogers. The evening will feature performances from …

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Bocca Di Lupo Launches Monthly ‘Takeovers’

SEEN is a big fan of Italian food and was delighted to learn that critically acclaimed Italian restaurant Bocca di Lupo has introduced a series of month-long regional ‘takeovers’. Famed for its regional Italian food, the popular trattoria will delve deeper into the varied cuisine, produce and techniques that span the country.

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Halloween at Sexy Fish

In London, you don’t go on a night out so much as partake of a new experience. Leave it to the gloriously named Sexy Fish in Mayfair to add a unique event to this year’s Halloween calendar.

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Heist Bank Beer Festival

Beer connoisseurs would do well to get themselves along to the Heist Bank Beer Festival this weekend, the 14th and 15th October. The bar in Paddington will be celebrating the finest keg and cask beers known to humanity, from UK brewers, Fourpure, Beavertown, Thornbridge and Wild Beer Co., who will headline, launching special seasonal releases …

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Sunday Roast at Oslo Hackney: SEEN Reviews

Is there anything that Oslo Hackney can’t do? It’s a bar, restaurant, music venue and is shortly to release a fun new cookbook (of which, more anon). SEEN is already a fan, having sampled their cocktails. Now we were there to partake of the Sunday Roast; is this culinary tradition a thing in other countries? …

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London Cocktail Week: World Class Edit

Yes, it’s that time of year again! London’s bars and restaurants compete to bring us the tastiest, most novel cocktails. Bit it isn’t all about the latest unlikely combination of ingredients, it can be all about the classics; whisky, vodka – particularly gin, with which London has had a long love affair.

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Glow-in-the-Dark Tacos from Lostacos

Yes, you heard that right, tacos that glow in the dark – just in time for Halloween. Lostacos will host a Day of the Dead pop up like no other, collaborating with Doodle Bar and Pensador Mezcal to give guests an immersive experience that also features film and music.