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Icéclair: Something Delicious This Way Comes…

The trouble with writing about London’s fabulous foodie scene is that it makes SEEN very hungry, and never more so when we hear of something new and delicious at the glorious Melba, the coffee shop on the Strand, that is named after Auguste Escoffier’s famous pudding creation, wherein The Savoy patisserie team has created a …

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Donostia Social Club and Little Creatures Pale Ale at King & Co

SEEN hears that popular independent pub The King & Co will host the launch of Little Creatures Pale Ale, on draught, this Thursday 3rd November, offering free samplings of the iconic Australian craft beer from 7pm onwards. 

The King & Co has been handpicked as the only venue in Clapham, and one of only a few places in South London, to help launch Little Creatures much-loved Pale Ale in keg, into the UK market.

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On the High Whey to Hell at Mondrian, with Crystal Head Vodka

SEEN can’t think of a more appropriate way to celebrate Halloween than by treating yourselves to a fabulous new cocktail in unforgettable surroundings. Crystal Head Vodka Aurora is sponsoring a Halloween event in the Rumpus Room at the Mondrian Hotel, and they have come up with an amazing cocktail, which is available to purchase.

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Spirited Supper: Day of the Dead at Oriole

This October, a recent addition to the World’s 50 Best Bars list 2016: the Oriole bar beneath Smithfield Market, is excited to be hosting the first in a series of unique pairing suppers with Speciality Brands and agave aficionado, Gaby Moncada, to celebrate the Mexican tradition of the Day of the Dead.

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Halloween Cabaret at Scarfes Bar

An autumn chill is in the air, and Halloween approaches, when the veil between the worlds grows thin. To celebrate, Scarfes Bar at Rosewood London will once again undergo a ghostly transformation to become the haunted library of a spectral manor house. This takes place for one night only, on Saturday 29th October.

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SEEN reviews: Daawat at the Strand Palace Hotel

SEEN and her guest ventured forth last night to the elegant Strand Palace Hotel – so well placed for Covent Garden, Theatreland and all the delights of Central London – to sample the cuisine at the spacious Daawat’s, which you can access through the luxurious hotel, and via its own vibrant red entrance in Burleigh Street. SEEN was particularly keen to try the dinner menu, boasting as it does the talents of Keralan Head Chef Asharaf Valappil, who recently won Best Chef at The Curry Life Awards 2016.

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Frenchie Covent Garden

Gregory Marchand has nothing short of passion for good food. He has travelled extensively, working at the Savoy, Mandarin Oriental and Gordon Ramsay’s finally gaining the nickname ‘Frenchie’ whilst at Fifteen.

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Hoxton Gin and Bottomless Brunches: Gerry Calabrese’s Genius

SEEN has been very heartened by how Londoners – citizen and visitor alike – have embraced gin as their drink of choice. Indeed the summer has been awash with this most excellent beverage (so emblematic of London), and autumn shows no sign of letting up. Thus it is that Gerry Calabrese, famed mixologist and owner of the excellent Wringer and Mangle, has concocted some delightful recipes.

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Brindisa Soho

Head up to Soho and enjoy Spanish tapas at Brindisa. This casual and friendly restaurant selects high quality food from Spain to create modern and traditional tapas that Londoners can try along with a wide selection of Spanish wines.