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Dinner at Mac and Wild, Fitzrovia – A Taste of Scotland in London

Do you remember that sketch from Goodness Gracious Me about ‘going out for an English’? It played on the stereotypes we all play into when we ‘go’ for any regional cuisine in a restaurant but that nobody ever sits in…

Lunch at the Indian YMCA: The Best Bargain Meal in London

Looking for the best bargain meal in London? The Indian YMCA in Fitzrovia is open to the public and serves up home cooked food for a fraction of the price of its neighbours. I’m very much a bring-in-your-lunch sort when…

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A Beautiful Taiwanese Meal at Xu, London

Have you watched Ugly Delicious on Netflix yet? It’s a whole series on the best versions of fast food that you can find in the world, but it was the comments around found from Asian countries that really got me…

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Gin Tasting at 146 Paddington, London

Recently, my social media feeds have been full of people giving up something for the new year. In the midst of Dry January and Veganuary, it was with a sigh of relief and validation that I’m not an awful human…

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A Treetop Adventure at Go Ape, Alexandra Palace

  Gosh, I’m a lucky bunny to live so close to Alexandra Palace. I’ve spent summer days there, eating picnics and sipping prosecco whilst watching the City of London below, and evenings in it’s famous glass-roof venue watching some of…

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An Indian Brunch at Cinnamon Bazaar, Covent Garden

Brunch in London can be a stressful affair. The city’s obsession means you often need to book weeks in advance or queue with the masses to get your bacon and bellini fix. On a rare, quiet Sunday, our only plans…

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An Afternoon at The British Library for Harry Potter: A History of …

It’s hard to believe that Harry Potter has been a part of my life for 20 years; my love of the series has spanned a time longer than most of my non-familial relationships, and conjures memories of late-night binge-reading under-the-duvet…

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Steak Frites at Flat Iron, Denmark St

  There’s a whole heap of places on my London to-eat list that I haven’t made it to yet because I just cannot be arsed to queue. Gradually, no-reservation eateries are starting to become less rare, but I do get…

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A Photography Walk with Air BnB Experiences

I’ve lived in London for long enough now that I do that annoying, pretentious scoff when somebody suggest I haven’t done something that everyone has done, ESPECIALLY if it’s in my North London hood. Air BnB is such a good way…