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If I ruled London, by Matthew Herbert

We get deep-and-meaningful with the innovative musician and discuss the capital's architecture, what should be free and London's biggest villain.

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Surrender to 23 Craft Beers

The craft beer craze isn’t so much a trend anymore but the new normal. So head for the new mother of the beer bars, Mother Kelly’s, to sample all 23 of their draught beers.

The Ultimate Restaurant List

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The Ledbury tops Ultimate List for a third year running

Brett Graham and his team at The Ledbury have scooped the coveted gong for a third year running as they top the definitive list of London's top 100 restaurants.

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Top autumn pop-up shops

We give you the lowdown on the hottest pop-up shops this autumn

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Wicked

See the incredible untold story of an unlikely friendship between two girls who first meet as sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures will ultimately see them fulfill their destinies as Glinda The Good, and Elphaba the Wicked Witch of the West.

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What We Did on Our Holiday

But What We Did on Our Holiday - starring David Tennant and Rosamund Pike - is a classic heart-warming, uplifting family comedy, about a trip up to the Scottish highlands on which keeping a secret proves to be harder than they thought.
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BLOG NEWSFLASH! Monica Vinader Sample Sale

Just a quick one for you here ladies and gents; British jeweller Monica Vinader is holding a Sample Sale this Thursday 2nd October from 12-7pm. Head down to 14 South Molton Street, W1K 5QP and you may well find some beautiful bargain jewels; with...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Monday 29th of September 2014
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BLOG The Exquisite Facial by Dr Kubicka

If you've over-indulged in the sunshine somewhat this summer and your skin is showing the strain, help may well be at hand; Dr Barbara Kubicka's Exquisite Facial may be the treatment to set you back on the path to skin rightesousness. Designed by ...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Monday 29th of September 2014
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BLOG Holly Fulton for Radley

There's a deeply exciting new designer collaboration just hitting the stores, and you're going to want to hear about it... British handbag brand Radley has teamed up with Scottish designer Holly Fulton for a second exciting collaboration, creating...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Sunday 28th of September 2014
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BLOG Oudh Accord and Gold by Molton Brown

There's a new scent in the Molton Brown portfolio, and what a deliciously autumnal scent it is. Oudh Accord and Gold is a richly intoxicating scent inspired by Assam, an Indian state rich in culture and known for growing Agarwood, from which Oudh ...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Sunday 28th of September 2014
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BLOG Find Your Inner Calm at a Kaliyoga Retreat

Kaliyoga Retreats, Europe's top yoga retreat destination, and their lead teacher Tashi Dawa are coming to the UK for an exclusive all-day intensive weekend retreat – in London on 1st - 2nd November and Brighton from 8th - 9th. Combining invigorati...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Wednesday 24th of September 2014
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NEWS House-infused spirits & cocktails at Barsmith

Head to Farringdon to this vibrant bar specialising in in-house infused spirits & cocktails, crafted by a team of mixologists... and some pretty pukka pizzas, to be boot....read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 22nd of September 2014
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NEWS Where to eat around Borough Market

After a day of traipsing around London’s best food market, why not sit down for a delicious meal? We round up the area's best restaurants...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 22nd of September 2014
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BLOG Second Floor: The Private Apartment of Mademoiselle Chanel

Any fashion fan will be aware of the magical place that is 31 Rue Cambon in Paris. The home of Chanel's flagship store, the mirrored staircase within is the wardrobe to Chanel's Narnia; the second floor apartment that belonged to none other than Coco...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Friday 19th of September 2014
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BLOG Orange Is The New Black

Or so it would seem according to Marks & Spencer. After the runaway success of THAT dusky pink overcoat last winter, M&S has come up trumps once again this season with a veritable rainbow of winter outerwear to tickle one's fancy. Now to be honest...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Thursday 18th of September 2014
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BLOG Enjoy the last of summer sunshine at the River Bar on HMS President aka “Dazzle Ship”

Last Sunday, while enjoying the Africa Utopia festival on the South Bank, my friend and I had gazed across the water and wondered what this brightly coloured boat was all about. So I took the opportunity yesterday to investigate further. It’s moor...read more
Posted by: May B on Wednesday 17th of September 2014
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BLOG Gluten free treats for LFW at The Pantry at 108

After traipsing around the busy West End during London Fashion Week, we desperately needed some rest and refreshment. And at the end of Marylebone Lane we found an oasis of calm, class and chic at The Pantry at 108. It stands on a bold corner plot...read more
Posted by: May B on Wednesday 17th of September 2014
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BLOG CoppaFeel!'s #whatnormalfeelslike Pop Up with I Love...

Breast cancer awareness charity CoppaFeel! is opening a brilliant new pop up on Brick Lane tomorrow in collaboration with bath, body and beauty brand I Love..., showcasing their new #whatnormalfeelslike ad campaign, shot by photographic legend Rankin...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Wednesday 17th of September 2014
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NEWS Halloween events in London

Prepare for eerie events and ghoulish goings-on in London this year with our pick of London's best Halloween events...read more
Posted by: All In London on Wednesday 17th of September 2014
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BLOG Fabulous Felicity leads a brilliant cast in Noel Coward’s Hay Fever

Theatre producers please take note – this is the exemplar for a comedy. A fabulous lead (Felicity Kendal) and a cast where every member plays their character with skill and style, a sumptuous and evocative set with realistic atmospheric effects and a...read more
Posted by: May B on Tuesday 16th of September 2014
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NEWS Basement Sate: Cocktails and Puds

Serving nothing but cocktails and puddings, new opening Basement Sate in Soho, provides everything the human body needs....read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 15th of September 2014
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BLOG Ted Baker's Fancy Footwear

Regular readers will be aware of my blatant favouritism when it comes to seasonal wardrobes - Autumn wins hands down. And how could it not with beauties like these? Ted Baker's AW14 collection takes inspiration from the dancefloor, with the women'...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Monday 15th of September 2014
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NEWS Transforming Camden High Street: Camden Collective

This publicly-funded organisation are transforming Camden’s more dishevelled end of the high street. ...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 15th of September 2014
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NEWS Vice open a new bar in Camden

Vice open The Stillery, a new venue in Camden this month. It's members only... but with a twist....read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 15th of September 2014
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BLOG Fashion Find of the Week...

God I love autumn fashion. I mean, I love it. Layering, jeans, boots, jackets, cute gloves - it's my favourite fashion season. I'm more than a little excited about doing my seasonal wardrobe switchover next weekend; alas, my London flat isn't big eno...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Sunday 14th of September 2014
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BLOG La Durbin Boutique Salon

If the interior of La Durbin seems a little familiar to you, it may be due to the boutique salon making a cameo on everyone's favourite late night guilty pleasure, Made in Chelsea... The backdrop to many a convo about those dastardly Chelsea boys ...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Sunday 14th of September 2014
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BLOG London Fashion Week Returns...

After a week in the sun in Ibiza I've returned straight into a packed schedule of shows and events. Yes readers, London Fashion Week has once again returned. Where has this year gone? It seems like barely five minutes ago that we were battling the wi...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Friday 12th of September 2014
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NEWS Autumn fashion events in London

Get some inspiration for your Autumn wardrobe at our pick of London's fashion events...read more
Posted by: All In London on Thursday 11th of September 2014
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BLOG Stretching the pointe at Xtend Barre class at Dance Works in the West End

A few weeks ago my friend and I were strolling around Covent Garden when we saw a demonstration of an Xtend Barre workout at a store. After a short chat we were given a ticket to a free class (usual cost £15) to try it out ourselves. So last night...read more
Posted by: May B on Tuesday 9th of September 2014
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NEWS If I ruled London, by Matthew Herbert

We get deep-and-meaningful with the innovative musician and discuss the capital's architecture, what should be free and London's biggest villain. ...read more
Posted by: All In London on Monday 8th of September 2014
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BLOG Maureen Lipman and Oliver Cotton in Daytona at Richmond Theatre

Following a successful West End season at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket, Daytona came to Richmond Theatre. The sitting room set took us back to mid-80s Brooklyn when it was fashionable to have saloon doors into the kitchen and wear aprons. The ...read more
Posted by: May B on Tuesday 2nd of September 2014
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BLOG Burberry's Personalisation Service

If, like every fashion fan in the known universe, you found yourself lusting after Burberry Prorsum's beautifully personalised blanket ponchos after an army of models paraded them down the catwalk at the close of its AW14 LFW show, read on, for as of...read more
Posted by: Laurel on Monday 1st of September 2014
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BLOG Building fitness and confidence at a new Mixed Martial Arts academy in Hounslow

Whilst I continue to exercise in a variety of ways, it’s 15 years since I last set foot in in a karate dojo. I used to be pretty good – making up for having less physical stamina by being very flexible and, I’ll say it before anyone else does, aggres...read more
Posted by: May B on Saturday 30th of August 2014
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BLOG All In London launches 'Near Me'

We know where you are. (But that's a good thing.) Ever found yourself in the middle of London and desperate to find an ATM machine? Or tube station? Or Barclays Bike dock? ... or, in an extreme emergency... nail bar? Then we've developed just the ...read more
Posted by: AIL Staff on Friday 29th of August 2014
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ARTICLE London’s best views

You may have noticed that London is becoming more and more like New York - just look at the number of diners and burger joints that have opened in the last couple of years. The city is also becoming home to a large amount of skyscrapers. Whether you ...read more
Posted by: All In London on Thursday 28th of August 2014
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REVIEW Seven Park Place Reviewed 8/10

Seven South Place is the smallest Michelin-star restaurant in the UK but it is to be found in an imposingly large building, home to a suitably prestigious hotel (St James's Hotel & Club/). If this nineteenth-century edifice with its ornate turrets an...read more
Thursday 21st of August 2014
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ARTICLE The AIL List

Rodney P He’s the godfather of UK hip hop, having spearheaded British rap since the mid-80s, first as part of London Posse before going solo and collaborating with people as diverse as Bjork, Roni Size and Dub Pistols. He’s also politically outspoke...read more
Posted by: All In London on Friday 8th of August 2014
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REVIEW Typing Room Reviewed 8/10

Any new quality restaurant opening in Tower Hamlets – not in trendy Brick Lane but unglamorous Bethnal Green – is worthy of attention and when the food there is an outstanding as The Typing Room’s you best scoot across town asap and relish the experi...read more
Monday 30th of June 2014
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REVIEW Apero Reviewed 7/10

A restaurant in a basement is always suspect – subterranean, possibly claustrophobic, probably arches, bare brick – and Apero is not entirely innocent; a bit hard to find through the hotel and next to the spa but once you find the place, it’s a chee...read more
Monday 30th of June 2014
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REVIEW Mediterraneo Reviewed 7/10

Tired from walking around Portobello Market in the unexpected hot sunshine, we ventured into this corner (of Kensington Park Road) restaurant which has those window-walls from which a few tables and chairs had spilled onto the pavement and which made...read more
Monday 16th of June 2014
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REVIEW Belushi's Reviewed 7/10

London is no place for ‘backpackers’; it is expensive and lags behind the rest of Europe in providing the type of cheap accommodation that young travelers need to make their money stretch. However, one thing it does have is Belushi’s. The chain of yo...read more
Wednesday 4th of June 2014
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ARTICLE A brief history of Leicester Square’s cinemas

Once upon a time before the 19th century, Leicester Square was a little like today’s Chelsea, patronised only by the wealthy. But then as happens in big cities all this changed, with the aristos moving out and the area falling into neglect until thea...read more
Posted by: All In London on Tuesday 3rd of June 2014
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ARTICLE The All In London List

Charlie Hides Charlie Hides is the diva impersonator that is taking YouTube by storm. His depictions of Cher, Madonna, Miley Cyrus, Joan Rivers and Lady Gaga - who are more often than not feuding with each other - are not only hilarious but spookily...read more
Posted by: All In London on Tuesday 27th of May 2014
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REVIEW The Happenstance Reviewed 7/10

Should one find oneself in the City of an evening or enjoying the trappings of St Paul’s at the weekend, one could do worse than pay a visit to The Happenstance. Situated right in front of the London landmark, the bar cum restaurant, part of the Drak...read more
Monday 12th of May 2014
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REVIEW Après Reviewed 8/10

Was I glad that I took one of my beautiful early twenties friends with me as I discovered that Apres is a place where the young, cool and well-off folk hang out. And whilst there were one or two after work types in suits, most seemed to be in chill-o...read more
Friday 9th of May 2014
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REVIEW Baranis Reviewed 8/10

Many years ago I worked on Chancery Lane and after a tough week we would escape into the depths of a former incarnation of Baranis. We loved the dark, cellar brick walls and hidden feel of the place and the intimacy of those cave-like private booths....read more
Thursday 8th of May 2014
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ARTICLE London’s best celebrity quotes

The most famous quote about London is certainly “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of all life…”, as told by Samuel Johnson to a friend in 1777. Johnson was a huge fan of the city and enjoyed all the debauchery 18th century London had to off...read more
Posted by: All In London on Wednesday 7th of May 2014
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REVIEW Charlie Wright's Reviewed 8/10

The question on everybody’s lips: just who is Charlie Wright? Well, Charlie Wright was an old boxing hero from the 1940’s and a local hero in these parts. And since his name was the nickname given to this bar anyway, when they needed a fresh start ba...read more
Tuesday 22nd of April 2014
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REVIEW The Beaufort Bar Reviewed 9/10

For those that like to boast about their bar experiences, whether by old-fashioned word of mouth or new fangled Instagramming, the Beaufort Bar at The Savoy Hotel will prove irresistible. Forget the history and the rumours of what famous patrons got ...read more
Friday 18th of April 2014
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