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Where to order a ready-made picnic in London

If you're heading for a picnic in London's parks, make it a real feast. Here are the best London picnics for you to order and enjoy at your leisure whether you're out in the park or at home in the garden.

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Seaside towns near London and where to eat when you get there

You know the drill, you've checked the weather app on your phone and the forecast is good which means one thing... day trip! We've gathered together details on some of the best seaside spots near London, how to get there and - crucially - where to eat.…

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London's best frozen cocktails this summer

When the temperature rises in London, one sure way to beat the heat is grabbing a table in one of these bars and ordering up a load of boozy, frozen drinks. …

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Hot Dinners' Indian summer guide to eating and drinking in London

njoy the last heady days of an Indian summer with our guide to everything from the new alfresco spots for eating and drinking, great takeaway picnics and ice-cream specials to look out for on sweltering days.…

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London's best rooftop bars and restaurants

Summertime is here and with it, London's rooftop spaces begin opening for the season. Here we've rounded up some of the best seasonal spaces to enjoy a cracking view of the city. Oh and the chance of a breeze on a sultry summer's day or night too.…

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The best vineyards near London that are easy for day trip visits

Lucky Londoners - there are simply loads of vineyards close by that are an easy day trip away. We've picked some of the best offering vineyard tours, tastings and more…

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Brand new restaurants to try this summer in London

The combination of summer and the post-lockdown release mean one thing - the arrival of brand new restaurants in London. We've selected the ones to watch, some of which only managed to open a few days before the lockdown hit.   …

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London's best wine, delivered

From the Shoreditch spot zipping Italian wines by Vespa to your door, to the Bermondsey restaurant that's put its wine list highlights on delivery - here's how to make sure your wine supplies never run dry.…

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Here's where Londoners want to have their first post-lockdown meals out

Three months into lockdown and the prospect of a meal out in a London restaurant has never seemed so appealing. But where would we choose as the first restaurant we'd want to go to when the lockdown is finally lifted? 1500 of you took part in our survey back in May, asking where you hoping to dine once restaurants reopen. Here are the results.…

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