Cool Blue at Park Plaza London Waterloo

Park Plaza London Waterloo Premieres as a new sanctuary for London adventures… Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts’ newest hotel opens in the heart of London’s South Bank Biggest hotel opening in London for 2017. Contemporary upscale brand Park Plaza has opened a new hotel the Park Plaza London Waterloo. Maninlondon is big fan of the […]

Hamlet: to be or not to be?

Review by Sabine Koch  – aka the bee Andrew Scott has been a champion of contemporary theatre for all of his career. I have been fortunate enough to have seen him in three productions and there was no way that I would miss out on him finally tackling the Bard. Contrary to other plays, I […]

GŌNG Star Bartender Nights Kick Off With The Clumsies from Athens

There’s a new season of adventurous cocktails at GŌNG – with creations from some of the world’s star bartenders high up over London on level 52 as The Shard nears its highest point.   Expect lab-style cocktail creations and no holding back, as GŌNG transforms for its first Star Bartender nights of the year.  The […]

Ab Fab – the afterparty at Liberty London

OMG – absolutely fabulous! The flowers alone must run into the thousands. What a great party after the world premiere. Every angle covered – beautifully dressed guests, great DJ and disco dance floor, gallons of Bolly,  Stoli clever cocktails, bags of sweeties and glitter everywhere. If Eddy were to describe the mood: Sex, bitch, aristo, sex, punk, whore, […]

The Potato Project, Soho London

  Soho is having a field day with the budding of new eateries specialising in just one ingredient and the latest to join is The Potato Project on Noel Street. It’s baked potatoes at their beautiful best!   In what was originally planned as a wine bar, founder Ksenia Karpenko went back to her roots and came up with a […]

RocketSpace to open London campus for tech startups

RocketSpace is opening a state-of-the-art campus in London for funded high-growth tech startups. Since launching in 2011, members have included more than 750 tech startups and 16 billion dollar “unicorns” including Uber, Blippar, SuperCell and Spotify. The campus, yards from Angel Tube station, will have 1,500 work stations at its opening in early 2017. The offering is office-as-a-service, a […]

The Perfect Spot – Shepherd Market Wine House

Mustard marks the spot with a splash of lime, you sort of can’t miss it – although it’s beautifully tucked away in London’s much-loved and historic haven, Shepherd Market, Mayfair. It’s worth going to just for the pleasure of the Coravin ‘needle-through-the-cork system’ – much less painful and far more pleasurable than any other needle procedures we’ve had. Everything […]

Ursula Hitz’s London – Typographic map and print-maker

Ursula Hitz’s city maps are inspired by her fascination with place prompted by relocation from her Swiss homeland to London over ten years ago. She uses typography to express and reflect on the landscape of each place, creating a visually rich personal response rather than a geographically accurate picture – and we adore them. ‘I love becoming […]

#Restaurant #Review NOPI – Five Years On

Front of house can make or break a restaurant. A cheery welcome wins hearts, but not this time on going into NOPI. Much lauded for its food and founders’ back story, the Soho outpost is a busy, shiny shrine five years on – and you still need to make a reservation. So we did. Tellingly their website reports “salads […]

Cocktails in The City 2016

Cocktails In The City showcases some of London’s most exciting bars and guest bars from Europe. Taking place at the spectacular venue One Mayfair from 10-12 March,  the Crypt has new bar openings, the Grand Hall has ‘established’ cocktail bars with the mezzanine level hosting Patron Tequila and international bars as Paris’s uber-hip Little Red Door and Door 74 from Amsterdam,  while the rooftop BBQ and bar is a […]