The Week Ahead by B.B,ESQ.
15–21 Dec
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Ready, Set

Fix Up

Sharpen yourself up for the festive season. Carter & Bond are in residence at Bluebird on the King’s Road.

350 King's Road
London SW3 5UU


Stop by for a hearty English supper at Tom’s Kitchen. Dinner is served from 6 to 10:30.

Tom's Kitchen
27 Cale Street
London SW3 3QP


Travel as Therapy

by The Book of Life

Don’t get stuck in the rut of a New Year’s resolution, set yourself a challenge. Ours is to visit a new country every other month because if you don’t do it now, when will you?

(Photo from Kinfolk)




Reassessing the home environment and all the dwells within it. 19 Greek Street are organising a series of ‘happenings’.

19 Greek Street
19 Greek Street
London W1D 4DT


A seafood restaurant is half way there in our book. Check out Fay Maschler’s review of Rex & Mariano.

Rex & Mariano
2 St. Annes Court
London W1F 0AZ


The Happy Reader


The world doesn’t need another glossy magazine with no substance. Fortunately, Fantastic Man and Penguin Classics unite to put out The Happy Reader, a steal at £3.

Photo from Magculture


So Long!

Go Here

Tip your hat to Gilbert Scott, the architect of St Pancras Station. Start the evening with a cocktail at his namesake.

The Gilbert Scott
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
London NW1 2AR

Then Here

Shrimpy’s will finally close its doors on the 23rd. Now is your final chance to kiss that legendary soft shell crab burger goodbye.

King's Cross Filling Station
London N1C 4UR



Start Here

Time for some proper winter food. Head over to De Bouvoir and find Duke’s lay the table for American inspired BBQ and a whole lot of craft beers.

Duke’s Brew & Que
33 Downham Road
London N1 5AA

Finish Here

Happiness Forgets has a younger sister. You can enjoy her company at 129 Stoke Newington High Street. Don’t be late!

Original Sin
129 Stoke Newington High Street
London N16 0PH


The Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast of champions

More than a few have declared Hawksmoor’s breakfast the best in London. Stop by and see why.

157a Commercial Street
London E1 6BJ

Lazy Morning

The holidays are almost upon us and with it a few moments peace to indulge in a stack of magazines. Artwords have got your back.

Artwords Bookshop
69 Rivington Street
London EC2A 3AY

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