Highlights May 2018

May provided the perfect breach between spring and summer, giving us the royal wedding and two bank holidays to enjoy. Proving there is never a dull moment at Kapranos PR, here were some of our highlights.

The Time Out team went undercover in Moonshine Saloon, transported to the wild west for an immersive cocktail experience...

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This secret moonshine saloon will transport you to the Wild Wild West in West London. Find out more here: http://bit.ly/2J85eVC

Metropolitan Magazine featured Skylight rooftop at Tobacco Dock as London's best rooftop destination for fun in the sun...


Hot on their heels, London Evening Standard provided the perfect place to watch the Royal wedding with a drink in hand, listing Skylight in their top venues... 


Longing for whisky on tap and dreaming of an unconventional holiday? Check out National Geographic's feature on the Isle of Raasay Distillery, the only distillery in Scotland to offer luxury accommodation within the same building...


Emerald Street featured Colonsay Gin as their must try tipple, made using handpicked botanicals from the quiet Hebridean island it's named after....

Stationery, booze and a biology lesson

The whole collection from purveyors of excellent stationery Present & Correct will set your heart aflutter. Rubbers, memo books, coloured pens, highlighters, envelopes and exotically shaped paper clips... the whole squad is most certainly here.

English Wine Week saw celebrations of the best vino across the country. Simpson's in the Strand collaborated with the Ridgeview estate in Sussex to create a four-course food and wine pairing menu, as reported by The Telegraph...

The best events to celebrate English Wine Week

English Wine Week 2018 is a national campaign, set to celebrate English wine across the country. Commencing over the Spring Bank Holiday, from May 26 until June 3, it's the perfect excuse to visit a vineyard - and to sample a glass or two yourself.

Gin lovers were in for a treat this month as Ask For Janice launched a month long pop up from artisanal Scottish Distillers, Arbikie Gin, as announced on Urban Junkies....

The Real Deal With Tottenham | A Gin Thing | Ibiza Focus: Opening Weekend | Daniel Avery Interview

with part of our team currently at the International Music Summit in Ibiza (IMS), it's safe to say we have Ibiza on the mind. There's a lot of news from the White Isle: a Pacha refurb (wahey!), a new, central agroturismo style hotel from the Mambo Group (called Casa Maca), and a new Beso Beach location on Salinas.

Wanting great food for a low price? Metropolitan Magazine highlighted the Tea Leaf Salad (£7.50) from Burmese restaurant Lahpet, calling it 'modest yet revelatory'. 


Proving there is nothing Britain loves more than a Royal Wedding, The Savoy Hotel and private members Devonshire Club, created their own majestic afternoon teas in celebration, as mentioned in London Evening Standard...


Feria De Londres brought its famous Andalusian carnival spirit to Southbank for the Spring Bank Holiday. The event included tapas, cocktails, Flamenco and live Spanish music, as previewed on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch...


Sheerluxe featured colonial era Vijay's Bar & Lounge in the heart of Fitzrovia as one of its top bars to try out in June....

6 New Bars To Try This June

A new all-day destination is opening up in Liverpool Street's Andaz Hotel. Inspired by Hogarth's series of eight paintings, The Rake's Progress, the Russell Sage Studios-designed Rake's Café Bar will house three relaxed spaces: the Front Room will play host to the main café-bar and DJs Thursday-Saturday; the Parlour will be a relaxing lounge area; while No.3 is a secret room that can be closed off for private parties.

Highlights April 2018

April was dominated by Easter and that meant chocolate, cheer and this year some surprising heatwaves, hinting at a glorious summer to come. Here at Kapranos PR we were stuffed with exciting events and here were some of our highlights.

Dan Pavey, resident beers and whisky expert at Urban Leisure Group told ShortList his go to beer and whisky combination for a first date, 'my favourite boilermaker is Hopf Helle Wiesse with Pikesville Straight Rye Whisky from Heaven Hill.'

11 beer and whisky chaser orders that'll make you look (really) cool at the bar

Right, let's not mess around: a boilermaker is the best drinks order you can make at the start of a first date. We said it. We're standing by it. And we're right. Good whisky followed by cold beer equals two thumbs up from me and three from your date.

For whisky lovers who were looking for the perfect holiday destination, R&B Distillers had it covered. Check out The Sunday Times Ireland feature on the Isle of Raasay Distillery, the only distillery in Scotland to provide luxury accommodation within the same building...

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The Drinks Business reported on an new adventure for Wild Thyme Spirits as they began to move gin production to their HQ on the beautiful Inner Hebridean Island of Colonsay...

Wild Thyme Spirits to move gin production to Isle of Colonsay

The distiller hopes to produce its first "island batch" of Colonsay Gin in May. Founded by Fin and Eileen Geekie in 2017 after they relocated to the island from Oxfordshire, Wild Thyme has until now been produced with the assistance of Strathearn Distillery.

Esquire listed Simpson's In The Strand's slow-cooked duck breast as a dish you need on your radar, calling it 'delicate yet deeply satisfying.'

What We're Eating This Week: Flame-Grilled Chateaubriand & Bottomless Charcuterie

1 | Asparagus & Boiled Eggs (at 45 Jermyn St.) Someone should be sounding a claxon because asparagus season is here and, dear lord, is it good. Yes, ok, you can purchase watery tree trunks at any time of year but now? Now is when they get good.

American Bar at The Savoy Hotel is renowned for its portraits of iconic screen and stage artists from Ava Gardner to David Bowie. Read how this inspired a new cocktail menu entitled Every Moment Tells A Story in Evening Standard...

Incredible photos of icons have inspired a new cocktail menu

The American Bar at The Savoy has hosted some of the world's most recognisable faces - not just for a drink or two, but also in the decor. Portraits of the iconic figures from film and music taken by legendary British photographer Terry O'Neill have adorned the American Bar since the Eighties, and now the photography collection is inspiring a new cocktail menu at the bar.

For those hunting down the best cocktail, look no further than Evening Standard's feature on American Bar, where they spoke with bartender Pippa Guy on why the Negroni is her favourite "it epitomises beauty in simplicity."

What you have to order in London's 10 best bars

Though it's not hard to find a decent drink in London, there's no such thing as the perfect bar. What makes a place work one evening might be its downfall the next, and besides, fun things wear thin when they're done too much.

Hot on their heels, The Independent named American Bar as one of the top cocktail bars in the UK, serving up a variety of 'cocktails with a side of class.'

11 of the best cocktail bars around the UK

What constitutes a great cocktail bar, while sometimes subjective, centres around consistent themes: elegance; innovation; aesthetics; and most importantly, a kick-ass drinks menu. According to Tristan Stephenson, drinks industry professional and author of The Curious Bartender books, the best bars are "the ones that do things effortlessly, and make you forget you're even in a bar and not somebody".

GQ featured Burmese restaurant Lahpet as one of its coolest things to do in London, calling the homemade Shan Tofu 'unlike anything you'll have tried elsewhere' 

10 coolest things to do in London this week

Things to do in London this week and weekend: The Rolling Stones at the London Stadium, Giant Steps outdoor venue opening in Hackney Wick

Detailed history, delicious cuisine, imaginative technology. Where can you get all three? See Stylist's inclusion of Le Petit Chef in their Unusual dining experiences in London you need to try roundup...

Unusual dining experiences in London you need to try

skip to main content Stylist logo Open site navigation Close site navigation Copyright © 2010-2018 Stylist Food Posted by Megan Murray Published There are just too many fabulously unusual and immersive dining experiences in London for you to stay at home. Take a look at some of the best that are happening in the city right now.

Private members' Devonshire Club in Central London is known for its luxury and glamour. Now for the first time, it has opened its doors to non-members after launching a new restaurant run by chef Adam Gray, as reported by Evening Standard....









In the UK, Greek Food historically has been seen as little more than plastic wrapped Feta Cheese, Olives, Moussaka and the rather challenging Retsina Wine.

But something new and exciting has been happening in the Greek food and drink industry over the last 10 years and we were very lucky to experience it for ourselves last week at the Andaz Hotel in Liverpool Street hosted by Premium Quality Organic Food from Greece.   

From the trend of using the distinctive flavour of Mastiha in some of London’s finest cocktails bars, to the continued discovery of the health benefits of currants, and the desire for chefs to only use the finest artisan Greek cheeses in their dishes, there is a strong demand in the UK’s food and drink industry for authentic and organic regional Greek produce.

To bring this story to a wider audience, a series of pan-European tasting events are being organised - funded by the EU and Greek Government. The UK event which took place last Monday 23rd April 2018 at the Hyatt Andaz Hotel was specifically highlighting the impressive range of organic foods now being produced in Greece and their many health benefits.  Each producer and co-operative who attended introduced the latest additions to its ranges, and we were treated to a taste of them through a beautifully designed menu by award winning Executive Chef Altanis Apostolos from Hyatt Regency, Thessaloniki.

The Co-operatives and Companies that participated were:

Kourellas  - an innovative dairy company located in Graven that produces a range of Artisan Cheeses and yoghurts using milk from its own farms. - www.kourellas.gr

Pesunion  - an agricultural co-operative union located in Aigio that now processes over 90% of Greece's Vastizza PDO currants www.pesunion.gr

Krokos Kozanis  - Saffron has been cultivated in the region of Kozani since the 17th century. Located in Krokos, Greece, this cooperative has the complete responsibility for collecting, processing, packing and distributing Saffron for use as a spice and for organic Tea and drinks www.safran.gr  

Mediterra SA - Located in Chios, Mediterra SA, was founded in 2002 with the main objective to promote the consumption of mastiha and to explain its health properties and sells organic products  based on Chios Mastic including Alcoholic Liqueurs, confectionery, jams, etc.   www.mastihashop.com   

Blauel Greek Organic Products - Located in Mani, Blauel is the oldest and largest award winning farming project in Greece. The company produces a range of products including dried tomatoes, olive paste, garlic, oregano, basil, capers, vinegar, Organic extra virgin olive oil with Chios mastic or lemon, Organic Olives, Green Mani, Kalamata olives Mani, and vegetables in organic olive oil.   www.blauel.gr 



Highlights March 2018

Spring has sprung! Trees are sprouting, the birds are singing, the breeze is blowing, and the temperature is in a pleasant range – albeit let’s not forget the huge dumping of snow in the middle of March! It’s been a busy month so far and here are some of our best bits.

Where do expressive dance and indulgent food meet? Culture Trip reviews An Evening of Meat, 'If you like your dinner with a side of feminism, this is the event for you.'

Feminist Restaurant Shows That Women Aren't for Consumption in Meat Pop-Up

Female equality and sexuality, a six-course meat-based dinner and thought-provoking modern dance come together in an evening that positively explores female bodies in a safe and entertaining space. At the event, dancers perform on the dining tables while attendees are eating, wearing risqué underwear to celebrate female sexuality and sexual adventurousness.

Opera Wire speak to the sensational Armenian soprano Anush Hovhannisyan about her involvement with The New Generation Festival...

Q & A: Soprano Anush Hovhannisyan On the BBC Cardiff Competition & The New Generation Festival

On April 9, 2018, audiences will gather at London's Coliseum for the International Opera Awards to honor those who come from across the globe to make opera what it is today. Among them will be Armenia soprano Anush Hovhannisyan, who is coming off a massive success in 2017 when she was among the contestants for the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition.

Ensuring unmissable entertainment for classical music lovers this summer, Opera Now lists Florence's  The New Generation Festival as one of its Unexpected Pleasures...



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Metro named OSLO and NUALA in their best places to celebrate everything Irish and St Patrick's Day this year...


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Hot on their heels, London Evening Standard also featured OSLO and NUALA in their St Paddy's day roundup...


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Soho favourite HIPCHIPS collaborated with Bailey's to create the ultimate St Paddy's Day indulgence as featured in The Evening Standard...


Hipchips are serving crisps with a Baileys dip for St Patrick's Day

St Patrick's Day usually means a pint or two - and then a craving for something to soak them up. Revellers taking a tour of Soho on March 17 will be pleased to hear that crisp bar Hipchips are getting in the spirit of things this year.

Where can you get the perfect combination of whisky on tap and unrivalled views? Check out Munchies feature on the Isle of Raasay Distillery...


PHOTOS: This Remote Whiskey Distillery Is Straight Out of a Postcard

It's an incredible crisp winter's day-minus three degrees Celsius before wind chill-and so still that the quiet leaves my city ears ringing. In the distance, I can see the Red Cuillin mountains on the nearby Isle of Skye, today topped with snow. A bird flies past. A lone car passes by on the road.

Leading up to Easter, Esquire listed Simpson's in the Strand as the place to go for a traditional roast lamb, 'you can't match the unbeatably British Simpson's in the strand.' 


What We're Eating This Week

To South Kensington, where super-chef Phil Howard has created a special dish to eat alongside the newest vintage of Champagne Bollinger, which has only just gone on sale - to much excitement. These guys don't release vintages very often (only when good enough) and the "Recently Disgorged" ones are the most coveted due to extended ageing.

 The Oban Times reports on an exciting month for Founders of Wild Thyme Spirits, Fin and Eileen Geekie, who are moving gin production to their headquarters on Colonsay... 


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Packing a perfect punch this month is West Hampstead's retro bar and pizzeria Bobby Fitzpatrick. Check out Alessandro Paludet's delicious punch recipes perfect for sharing, as featured in Bar Magazine. 

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Highlights February 2018

While February may be the shortest month of the year, at Kapranos we strive hard to make sure it’s one of our busiest. Whether we’re sourcing the frying pans for Shrove Tuesday, feeling festive for Chinese New Year or getting loved-up on Valentine’s Day, February always packs in the punches and here are some of our best bits.

Niall Davidson’s Irish joint NUALA has been making serious waves since it opened back in January. The Financial Times’ Tim Hayward visited NUALA and here was his reaction: ‘I once found a £50 note on a deserted beach. This was an equally inexplicable, uncomplicated joy.’

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This February Kapranos PR organised a hugely successful press trip to the beautiful Isle of Rassay to visit its token distillery. Here’s Scotch Whisky’s review of The Tweeddale A Silent Character…


New whisky reviews: Batch 136 | Scotch Whisky

A neat split between single malts and single grains this week, with three of each, including liquid from two closed distilleries (Carsebridge and Cambus, the latter the source of The Tweeddale A Silent Character). There's also a hefty dollop of aged whisky here.

Brook Green’s latest pizza haunt, Zia Lucia, was named by County & Town House as one of the best pizza restaurants in London…

8 of the Best Pizza Restaurants in London 2018 | Food Reviews

Neapolitan pizza is so good that it has recently become protected by UNESCO - but luckily for us, many Italians have flown the nest to bring Londoners a taste of their patrimony. We've found the best spots for a good pizza in London, from the traditional to green pizza bases and fully-vegan options.

Check out Tania Ballantine’s review of NUALA in Time Out’s Magazine…

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Wallpaper Magazine featured Ask For Janice’s ‘Designer Pancakes’ in its Shrove Tuesday round up…

London's top 5 designer pancakes for Shrove Tuesday 2018

Not known for being the most refined snack, pancakes are getting a dusting of sophistication this year in London. We've eaten our way through the capital's cafés, bars and crêperies to bring you the best in high pancake design for Shrove Tuesday. (Some...

If you fancy reading about something slightly alternative, check out Foodism’s review of London first ‘hairclub’, Blade

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Evening of Meat: where fine dining meets performance art,  The Evening Standard sets the record straight that 'women aren’t pieces of meat'...

New feminist London restaurant shows 'women aren't pieces of meat'

Dancers are to perform half-naked on diners' tables to show that female sensuality does not make women "a piece of meat". Director Kate March and her all-female creative collective, I AM, are bringing An Evening Of Meat - previously performed in Berlin, Sydney and Hong Kong - to London next month.

Highlights January 2018

Even the most jovial of us can find January a rather dark, dreary and depressing time of the year. The post-Christmas come down coupled with long dark nights can certainly leave us with a bad a case of January blues. While most are happy to see the back of this month here at Kapranos we have been busy kick-starting 2018 and so far it’s got off to a fantastic start.

This January the first Rassay distillery opened to visitors and The Idler Magazine interviewed Alasdair Day about the art of whiskey making on such a remote island..

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The Evening Standard featured Zia Lucia in London’s best gluten free restaurants guide...

London's best gluten-free restaurants

Despite the incredible breadth of London's dining scene, those with an intolerance of gluten have traditionally had it tough. For a long time, gluten-free dining options have either been leaden or liable to fall to dust (here's looking at you, Genius bread) but things are looking up with restaurateurs, bakers and supermarkets widening our choice with game-changing new dishes and products.

After the hugely successful World’s Best Martini Challenge at OSLO, we were thrilled about seeing the WBMC winner, Arbikie, making the world's best martini live on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch!

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Tatler sent tails wagging with a retrospective article on last year’s New Generation Festival and we cannot wait for this year’s!

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Laura Richards from Time Out reviewed Old Street’s newest drinking haunt, NUALA, and gave it a sweet 5 stars…

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West Hampstead's fashionable bar, The Gallery, with its extensive whiskey selection, was featured in The Telegraph’s Best Burns Night events…

The best Burns Night events in London

Burns Night, the annual celebration of the life of Robert Burns, Scotland's greatest poet, is held each year on his birthday, January 25. It sees revellers celebrate with a long night of food, whisky, poetry and dancing - and the inevitable bagpipes.

The London Evening Standard featured The Savoy’s American Bar where Terry O’Neil, the only photographer to have officially snapped all seven James Bond actors, was speaking this month...

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The Florentine featured the highly anticipated New Generation Festival in its round up of 2018 events...

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HIPCHIPS was certainly a hip destination to go to for those trying veganuary. The Evening Standard certainly thought so...

You can now get vegan crisps in London

Vegan cake, vegan burgers, vegan pizza and now vegan crisps. It's official: London has gone green food crazy. Crisp shack HIPCHIPS has just added itself to the Veganuary train by offering Londoners a load of animal free dips. If you haven't been yet, Soho's ultimate gimmick is known for its specially handcrafted 'heritage' crisps and sweet and savoury dips.

Kapranos Consultancy

2018 marks the start of an exciting new chapter here at Kapranos PR. The announcement of our new bar and restaurant consultancy.

Kapranos Consultancy can consult and advise on a project from start to finish, from finding a site and recommending the right builders and architects, to helping develop a menu and creating a concept that not only makes sense commercially but stands out within a crowded restaurant and bar scene. With the addition of a strong, long lasting marketing and PR strategy, our three-pronged consultancy covers all the bases needed to launch a new food and drink brand in this competitive market.


Making restaurants and bars happen.


To find out more, please email info@kapranos-pr.com


Highlights December 2017

With Christmas celebrations long forgotten and the threat of the January blues looming, here at Kapranos PR we are indulging the last of our festive spirit by taking a look back at some of our December best bits. From glamorous cocktails in the decadent surroundings of the Savoy, to hidden Christmas grottos in Liverpool, the promise of exciting new openings and indulgent bottomless brunches, December was the perfect end to a spectacular and exciting year.


Time Out included the devilishly delicious and decadent ‘Iceclair’ at Melba at The Savoy as one of their top foodie trends of 2017.

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For an evening of glitz and glamour reminiscent of the roaring 20s, Vogue recommended The Beaufort Bar at The Savoy as one of it’s ‘top 10 best places to enjoy a night-time tipple in London’.

Best Cocktail Bars In London

Finding the best cocktail bars in London is by no means an easy task but if you're wondering where is the best place to enjoy a tipple, discover Vogue's top ten cocktail bars.

Rachel Hosie from The Independent stepped back into the Seventies, as she reviewed Bobby Fitzpatrick’s bottomless brunch.


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Upon entering Bobby Fitzpatrick, I had a strange feeling that I'd just walked into my great aunt's flat. The Seventies-themed restaurant is unlike anything else - well, unlike anything else in civilised West Hampstead, anyway.

London’s only ice rink boasting spectacular rooftop views, SKYLIGHT, was included by The Guardian as one it’s great days out for December.


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ES Magazine’s Douglas Blyde went down for a cut and cocktail at Blade, Soho’s hair salon/members’ club - a place of craft lagers, seaweed gin and impeccable haircuts.

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The Evening Standard included the gloriously dark and daring entertainment of the Black Cat Cabaret in its list of where celebrate in the capital between Christmas and New Year.

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The opening of Rasaay Distillery’s overnight accommodation, offering spectacular jaw-dropping views of the Cuillins was included in Scotland on Sunday.


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For a Christmas dinner quite unlike any other, Stylist’s ‘Outgoing’ guide featured Christmess at The Imaginarium as the perfect destination to indulge in a night of debauchery, jazz and blues, cabaret and mouth-wateringly delicious festive dishes.


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Liverpool Echo took an exclusive look inside Graffiti Spirits Group’s, secretive Christmas grotto Miracle on Seel Street, complete with Christmas trees, snow globes and an assortment of festive concoctions.  

Look inside Miracle on Seel Street Christmas themed bar

Look inside Miracle on Seel Street Christmas themed bar

The return of The World’s Best Martini Challenge in January, promising innovative twists on the quintessentially British cocktails was previewed in Bar Magazine.

Gins line up for return of World's Best Martini Challenge

Six gins will be competing in collaboration with bars and bartenders in the return of the World's Best Martini Challenge in January. Five boutique brands have reached the final list of contenders that will go before a panel of judges at an event at Oslo in Hackney in London on January 18 - up against the previous year's champion, Daffy's Gin.

Highlights November 2017

As temperatures drop and the capital becomes festooned with lights, decorations and all things festive, here at Kapranos the celebrations started a little early with a whole host of events taking place throughout November. From the promise of exciting new openings, innovative new dining concepts, cocktails promising to pack a punch and delicious Christmas menus perfect for indulging, here are some of our November best bits.


The Telegraph included an article on all the Christmas delights the capital has to offer children including THATMuse’s Festive Feasting Treasure Hunt, mouth-watering treats at The Savoy and London's only rooftop ice rink, Skylight.

Which is the greatest city for Christmas with children: London or Paris?

Is your notion of Christmas a Dickensian delight in London - or a stroll down the Passage des Princes in Paris? Which European capital is more Christmasy? From ice skating to toy shopping, there's plenty to keep families entertained over the festive season - but which city has the best options?

The launch of HIPCHIPS Christmas menu, comprising all the festive favourites in the form of sweet and savoury dips and specially handcrafted crisps, was included by the Evening Standard.

A Christmas dinner made of crisps now exists in London

HIPCHIPS, the Soho gaff completely devoted to crisps has launched its Christmas menu, and it's safe to say that it's a little different - it's entirely dedicated to the fried potato snack. Customers can expect a three course 'Christmas dinner' made of specially handcrafted crisps.

The Evening Standard featured the hugely successful Le Petit Chef and their immersive 3D dining concept, which took place in the capital this month. 

3D projected dinner launched in Shoreditch

A multi-sensorial projector-based dinner show comes to London, which promises to be a unique dining concept based around the culinary exploits of a tiny animated chef. Following its hugely successful launch in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates, Dinner Time Story, brings Le Petit Chef - In The Footsteps Of Marco Polo at TT Liquor in Shoreditch.

The Nudge previewed the hotly anticipated launch of new Irish bar NUALA on the 7th December, whose cocktails promise to pack a punch. 

NUALA | An Open-Fire Restaurant and Bar In Old Street

Noma. The Chiltern Firehouse. The Fat Duck. The KFC just off Junction 9 on the M25. Niall Davidson and his team have worked at three of these restaurants. We won't say which. And now he's opening his own joint.

The Devonshire Club's mouth-wateringly delicious Thanksgiving menu made the Evening Standard's list as one of London’s best spots to celebrate. 


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Sound Sebastian, a unique sound-bathing experience at Devonshire Club was included in Grazia's Culture Drop.

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R&B Distillers, Isle of Rasaay's first legal whisky distillery, was featured in Lonely Planet's 2018 Spirit Guide. 

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London's favourite purveyors of dark and daring cabaret entertainment, The Black Cat Cabaret were included in BA High Life's were to head if you have 24 hours in London.

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North West Business Insider talked to Graffiti Spirits Group co-founder Matt Farrell about their exciting upcoming openings and events set to take place in 2018.

Bar and restaurant group plots expansion

The co-founder of Graffiti Spirits Group, the company behind the likes of Santa Chupitos, Salt Dog Slims and El Bandito, has shed further light on plans to create a new food market on Duke Street, telling Insider he hopes to 'put Liverpool on the culinary map'.

Time Out featured London's only rooftop ice-rink Skylight, not once but twice, in their 14th November issue.

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The Week reviewed Blade Hairclub coming to the conclusion that the hairclubbing destination is a cut above in 'style, charm and sophistication'.

The future is hairclubbing: Blade London review

Blade, on Soho's bustling Frith Street, markets itself the place to go to experience "hairclubbing" - that is, a salon with the vibe of "a kitchen at a great house party", as the website explains.

Christmas Party Guide 2017

Now that the clocks have changed and the cold winter nights are drawing in, it can only mean one thing... Christmas is coming! As we prepare to enter the festive season, here at KPR, we've complied a jam-packed list of some of our exciting Christmas events and venues, to mark in your diaries.

Devonshire Club

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Nestled in an elegant square in the heart of the City, Devonshire Club will be hosting one of London's most decadent Christmases. The Club will be offering up a wonderfully extravagant seven course festive menu, boasting caviar, lobster and Kobe beef alongside carefully selected wines and Cognacs for £1000 per person. With head chef Oliver Lesnik designing a bespoke Christmas hamper available to purchase and the 4th December witnessing a boutique Christmas Fair featuring luxury jewellery designers and clothing brands, Devonshire Club is offering the perfect place to indulge this Christmas.


The Savoy

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One of the world's most iconic hotels, The Savoy, is offering up The Scents of Christmas Penhaligon's Afternoon Tea this festive season from 27th November to January 2018. Their mouthwatering menu will feature refined pastries crafted to highlight the aromas and flavours that stimulate the nostalgia of Christmas, with ingredients such as mulled pears, brandy mousse, gingerbread, chestnut and clementines. Unique to this festive offering, guests will have the option to enjoy a glass of Louis Roederer Vintage 2009. Priced at £68 per person for Festive Afternoon Tea and £120 for Champagne Festive Afternoon Tea.




London's most imaginative rooftop destination, Skylight in Wapping has announced an all-new Winter season running from November 2017 to January 2018.  Featuring London’s only rooftop ice rinkaprès skate bars serving up delicious seasonal cocktails and mulled wine to indulgent street food and a mouthwatering fondue station. With drinks packages, party and corporate bookings available it is the perfect spot to gaze out over some of the best views in London this festive season.


THATMuse Festive Feasting Treasure Hunt


For a Christmas party experience like no other, the hugely successful THATMuse (Treasure Hunt At the Museum) are launching a ‘Festive Feasting’ treasure hunt at the Victoria & Albert Museum this November. The festive hunt will offer an outing of yuletide merriment and a gluttonous gallivant around the V&A to search for foodie treasures from throughout history. 




Set in the Olde Victorian surroundings of The Hunter Penrose the latest festive instalment from Slap Ya Papa and Marbles & Ware -  Christmess is launching on the 16th November for a six-week run. A colourful foray into the naughty and anarchistic world of Nicky’s Imaginarium featuring pop up bar, deep-southern feasts, raucous parties, live jazz, cabaret and a glittering bazaar, Christmess is creating parties like you’ve never seen before. With public tickets priced at £55 a head, private hire options and bespoke packages available to suit all levels of debauchery Christmess will catapult Londoners into a scintillating soiree of sybaritic festive chaos.    




OSLO in Hackney, is a one-stop destination venue for Christmas feasting and partying. OSLO boasts both a main 400 capacity restaurant and bar, and 350 capacity gig space available to hire, along side delicious christmas party food available to order. The venue plays host to a diverse programme of live music and club nights, and a killer cocktail menu to wash it all down. Their all-new indulgent set menu of festive dishes from Turkey Ballotine to mouth-watering desserts such as Mulled Wine Cheesecake are sure to tantalise the tastebuds.