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Searching for London wedding venues can feel like shopping on a hangover: everything looks the same, you can’t seem to afford any of it and you just feel queasy.
Which, of course, is totally mad, given that wedding planning should be just about the funnest thing you ever do. We asked venue experts Hire Space for five venues to give you some inspiration and to reinvigorate your hunt! Read the full post…
Okay, hold your horses. We know we may have turned up the temperature a few degrees with that headline but we haven’t become Benedict Cumberbatch’s pimp, soz. But don’t turn away too quickly because we still have a great opportunity for you to spend a night with the great, fake detective on Valentine’s Day. Read the full post…
It’s so chilly outside that even London’s foxes are sneaking indoors for a snuggle on the sofa and a caramel macchiato. This YouTube vid documents the moment one of the ginger critters sneaked into a branch of Caffé Nero at BBC HQ New Broadcasting House. No, unfortunately it doesn’t queue up and order a takeaway coffee, it actually looks really scared as it darts around the store between chairs and under tables. Poor thing. He just wanted a caffeine fix.
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This week brought a full house of dining and drinking treats, with nary a dud in sight. A trip to Marylebone newcomer Twist at Crawford proved that it’s not only the Salt Yard Group (the brains behind Dehesa et al) who can nail the concept of border-hopping Spanish/Italian tapas. There wasn’t a single thing about this lovely restaurant that we didn’t like: every dish, from knobbly fettuccine with mushroom and truffle sauce to sweet prawns counterpointed by an earthy Jerusalem artichoke purée, showed real talent from the kitchen. Read the full post…
Welcome to the first of our Points of View series. This is your chance to tell us what you think of Time Out and for us to tell you that you are just plain WRONG. Okay, no really, this is a safe space – you talk, we listen. Think of it like a modern day letters page. Remember letters? Us neither.
It’s been a temperate week at Time Out towers, for once. The heating has given up the ghost, you see, finally bringing the temperature down to the point where we’re not all perspiring into our rooibos. Seriously, it’s like an inescapable journalistic sauna in here most of the time – sweat dripping onto our notebooks, smudging our shorthand like salty tears. It’s a sort of media-world ‘Apocalypse Now’, but without Marlon Brando breathing heavily in a dark corner. Except when Geoff’s in; he has asthma. Read the full post…
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