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Gezellig pop-up with Carousel offers a preview of what's to come

Comfort food, loads of wine pairings (with plenty by the glass), and something known as the Holy Trinity of Pig Snacks, Gezellig formula is the winning antidote to grey skies, and moods. Expect szechuan duck and a cheese and lamb fat toastie and old school wines from classic regions.

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The Trafalgar hotel relaunches as The Trafalgar St James with a super central rooftop bar - and views - to Westminster

Overlooking the famous London landmark, the Trafalgar St. James is well placed to offer a luxurious rooftop drink or two at its Vista bar, with British food available in its restaurant.…

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Francesco Mazzei is opening Fiume - a riverside restaurant at Battersea Power Station

Chef Francesco Mazzei plans his third restaurant for D&D with a riverside restaurant as part of the huge Battersea Power Station redevelopment…

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Piebury Corner is opening a pie deli in King's Cross

17/5/17 - updated with exclusive soft launch news. 

What: Piebury Corner King's Cross

In a nutshell: Top notch pie and mash in King's Cross.

Summing it all up: Famed pie sellers Piebury Corner are opening a new pie shop and deli to serve up some of the best pies in town, alongside mash and roast potatoes and all washed down with craft beer. It's a much bigger spot than the original too.…

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Kaleidoscope bar brings 200 rare whiskies to Liverpool Street

The Whisky Society opens its first non-member bar in Liverpool Street, where 200 rare single malts will be on offer to the public alongside other liquors, cocktails and more, with food provided by upstairs neighbour Mac & Wild.…

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GQ announces its own pop-up at Rosewood London

GQ Bar is the magazine's first pop-up in London, serving up food and drink designed to bring its pages to life, like wagyu beef burgers and a trademark Manhattan with two types of Bourbon.…

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Skylight brings traditional British lawn games to its rooftop bar in Wapping

Tobacco Dock is home to the latest themed rooftop bar and restaurant, thanks to Skylight, who’ll be providing street food, cocktails and plenty of traditional lawn games.…

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Ray's Bar Dalston launches summer menu with half price cocktails

With summer surely just around the corner (or at least for today), Ray’s Bar, a subterranean bar beneath Voodoo Rays are launching their summer cocktail menu with 50% off drinks.

Created by head bartender Dave Miller (Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, 214 Bermondsey), the summer menu launches this week and focuses on redefining modern classics using traditional techniques. Miller has introduced drinks whic…

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Islington's Plaquemine Lock is Bocca di Lupo chef’s pub with Louisiana cuisine

After gaining a reputation for cooking Italian, Jacob Kenedy returns to his US roots with a stonking cajun and creole menu at his new Lousiana-themed Plaquemine Lock on Regent’s Canal.…

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Darbaar launches Lotus, a new bar in The City featuring Indian-inspired drinks

Another new bar is heading for the City as the people behind Darbaar are set to open a new bar called Lotus. This was previously part of the restaurant itself and now it'll have a menu of spice-infused spirits and Indian twists on classics. Chef-patron Abdul Yaseen has also created a fresh menu of Royal-inspired dishes to accompany all the new booze.

Starting with those cocktails, they're inspire…

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Australasia’s Best Bar, The Baxter Inn comes to London

These days you don't need to travel the world to visit the best bars - they're all coming to London. Dead Rabbit is coming to Claridge's and now The Bloomsbury Club Bar (BCB) is bringing in cult Sydney bar The Baxter Inn for a bar residency this month, which kicks off on Wednesday 24th May.

It's hot on the heels of their own February pop-up which saw New York’s BlackTail visit Londonall as part…

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London's best cocktails for World Cocktail Day

 In honour of World Cocktail Day, Saturday 13 May, we asked the Hot Dinners Drinks Editor, Louis Fernando, to select a shortlist of five cocktails you should try. Here's what he came up with...…

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