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  • Two Tribes KX mixes street food with a craft brewery and live music space

    twotribespicTwo Tribes in King's Cross will epitomise multi-tasking with its brewery, recording studios, events space and alfresco spot for street food and parties.

  • The Prince brings alfresco food and drink to West Brompton from Pergola

    The Prince brings alfresco food and drink to West Brompton from PergolaThe Pergola team getting very good indeed at this whole alfresco foodie hub lark. And they're showing no signs of slowing down with the announcement they've just got their hands on not one but *four* buildings in West Brompton, which they're linking together with a walkway that'll host Patty & Bun, MAM and more.

  • McDonald's Dalston has a terrace and 3000 people wanted to party there

    mcdterraceWho wouldn't want to go to a party at a McDonald's in Dalston?

  • BYOB, small plates and summer vibes at Nest’s Summer in the Square pop-up


    London couldn’t have been feeling less summery when Hot Dinners ventured out in an actual downpour to visit Nest: Summer in the Square, a popup in Moorgate last week (how quickly things change..).

    The idea is that, now that warmer weather now has arrived, the small shack in the middle of Finsbury Square will be a haven of BYOB summery vibes, snacks and small plates. “Normally,” we were told by chef Toby, “the doors would be open, people would be playing

  • Duck & Waffle’s Dan Doherty pops up with Sprout, his new supper club in Harvey Nichols


    Duck & Waffle’s Dan Doherty has keeping busy. Following on from the recent launch of Duck & Waffle Local, the chef director will now be trying his hand at his first completely solo venture - a pop-up supper club called Sprout. And he'll be launching that in Harvey Nichols this summer.

    Visitors to the fifth floor terrace of the Knightsbridge

  • Coppa Club's igloos have been replaced by floral cabanas


    Remember those rather marvellous looking igloos along the side of the Thames? Blessed with an amazing riverside terrace Coppa Club has decided to swap them out for the summer. They're replacing them with beautiful, flower strewn cabanas with wisteria and roses growing up them.

    There are seven to choose from - three can be reserved and booked ahead for for 8-10 people while a further two can be booked with smaller tables for groups of 2-6. The remaining two are

  • Pergola comes to Paddington Square for more alfresco eating and drinking

    Pergola comes to Paddington Square for more Summer alfresco eating and drinking

    Following the ongoing success of Pergola on the roof, there's another alfresco eating and drinking spot coming to London with Pergola Paddington Square.

    Canalside instead of rooftop, this version of Pergola is bringing with it some new food and drink spots to Paddington (which will be very welcomed).

    Food to expect is:

    • Patty & Bun - for all the
  • The Ivy City Garden sees The Ivy come to the City for the first time

    The Ivy City Garden sees The Ivy come to the City for the first time

    What: Ivy City Garden

    In a nutshell: Enjoy the Ivy’s modern British cuisine in its new City location, complete with a private garden.

    Summing it all up: The latest restaurant to come from the Ivy Collection will be based in Bishopsgate Gardens. It’ll offer all day dining, and boasts a rather charming interior - including a garden with a

  • Festive spirit aplenty at the Archer Street cocktail popup in Harvey Nichols


    If you find yourself in need of some Christmas spirit while braving London’s shops this festive season, duck into Archer Street, a newly cocktail pop-up on the fifth floor of Harvey Nichols in Knightsbridge. The bar will be dishing up all kinds of stiff drinks, which you can enjoy while you soak up the highly festive atmosphere and recline on one of their many velvet armchairs.

    The Let It Sloe is Archer Street’s take on a mojito, given a Christmas twist, and is made

  • Coppa Club launch their Thameside igloos for the winter


    OK, we flat out LOVE this idea. I mean, look at that picture, who wouldn't want to try partying in an igloo right alongside the river Thames? This frankly genius winter alfreso invention is the brainchild of Coppa Club. They have eight of them set up on their huge terrace at their Tower Bridge site for the run up to Christmas.

    Each custom-made igloo is heated, thank goodness, but also comes with sheepskin blankets for added hygge. Three of them are laid out

  • Old Street's Magic Roundabout re-opens for winter 2016

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    Hot on the heels of the spate of 'all-under-one-roof' openings comes the freshly re-opened Magic Roundabout, a dine, drink and dance destination with a winter theme in Old Street.

    If you're after some festive revelry, but you're a bit too old for Winter Wonderland then get merry in the middle of one of London's biggest roundabouts. Hot Dinners ventured in to investigate.

    While it's definitely strange to realise you're

  • Return visit: Test Driving brunch on Bellanger's new terrace

    bell 600It's all change at this Islington brasserie with a new menu and a new terrace

  • inamo is opening its third restaurant at Mornington Crescent


    Hot on the heels of Kerb opening its latest marketthere, Camden is going to be the home of the next venue for the interactive dining company inamo. Expect interactive tableclothes where you can rate your dishes and doodle as you dine as well as a street food style bar menu.

    The Camden branch, which will open this Autumn opposite Morning Crescent tube

  • Top chef alfresco action at Serpentine Sackler gallery's Park Table


    So this sounds like a must-have ticket come the summer. Take an iconic London building (in this case the Serpentine Sackler gallery), set up a huge outside table and invite some of London's best chefs to turn up and cook an amazing alfresco feast.

    That's the plan for a series of dinners at the late Zaha Hadid-designed Magazine restaurant. The Park Table will be one long curving table seating 50 diners. The organisers were inspired by the American Oustanding in the

  • The Culpeper to open rooftop Greenhouse grill and bar in the City

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    24/7/15 - updated with the menu

    Well this sounds like it'll be a popular spot for the summer. Having only relatively recently opened their first floor restaurant, the team at The Culpeper gastropub in Spitalfields are on the verge of opening the rooftop greenhouse bar and grill. The fourth floor space already features growing beds packed with homegrown vegetables, salad leaves and herbs for the kitchen. Now they're opening The Greenhouse on


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