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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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Caprera: A Food Revolution

In times of austerity and with bad news dominating the media, it’s always a good plan to go back to basics in the things that give us simple pleasure. Regular readers of SEEN will know that we love the seasonality, freshness and sustainability of many food producers, restaurants, and pop ups that predominate in London (particularly over the summer months), so imagine our delight when we discovered what Caprera is all about.

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Classic Meets Modern: SEEN Lunches at Hatchetts

SEEN was delighted to lunch in the cool basement restaurant of Hatchetts last Friday the 8th – the day of their launch. You’d never believe that busy Piccadilly was just a few steps away on one side and bustling Shepherds Market a few steps away on the other side. In fact Hatchetts seems so well–hidden that SEEN could imagine having a clandestine assignation with someone there.

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The Cinnamon Club: a Temple to Indian Cuisine in London

Indian food has had a place in Britain’s culinary history for decades, but The Cinnamon Club has become an institution in just over ten years, serving innovative Indian cuisine in a truly historic setting — the Grade II listed former Westminster Library. SEEN has witnessed at first hand how The Cinnamon Club has remained a stalwart in London’s ever-evolving restaurant scene.

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Exclusive Summer Cocktails from Foxlow and Sipsmith

Once again, SEEN ventures on to the hot, thirsty streets of London to bring you the very best in summer cocktails. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it. Everywhere you look, gin cocktails seem to be the order of the day, so why not try the iconic Sipsmith brand at the Foxlow …

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Duck & Waffle at 110 Bishopsgate

Duck & Waffle is at the stunning 110 Bishopgate, London, where award-winning Executive Chef Daniel Doherty, Inspired by broad European and British influences and spirit, offers an array of dishes perfect for sampling and sharing. Absolutely everything SEEN loves!

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Bol Jars: Surprising Salad

SEEN has had the pleasure of trying these and can actually report that they make you feel full, an attribute I don’t normally associate with salad. They are hearty, packed with flavour and protein and handily come with dressing and a collapsible fork inside. There are four pots: The Californian; The Mediterranean; The Persian and The Japanese.

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Alhambra Reserva 1925: Spanish Amber in London

Regular readers of SEEN will know that we like to try something we haven’t tasted before. In between the rain and EU results, the sun does indeed shine in this fair city, and that’s when SEEN reaches for a nice ice-cold lager. Beers and lagers seem to be all over London this summer, just in time for the Olympics.