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  • Instagram @ninafitton - April best bits | Have You Heard Of It? blogger at HYHOI.com, recommending things to do/see/eat/drink/explore in London
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    Insta-April: A month on Instagram

    For those who don’t already… Follow me on Instagram @ninafitton for real-time updates and tip-offs for places to go, things to see, bars to drink at, restaurants to ...

    On May 6, 2014 / By
  • Spuntino restaurant, Soho, London | Recommended by Have You Heard Of It? blog, HYHOI.com | Brooklyn-style diner, perfect for clearing a hangover
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    Spuntino: Small but mighty Brooklyn diner in Soho

    Head to the Spuntino website and you will find out very little about this Soho establishment, except this little nugget of info: “28 stools and a popcorn machine”.  ...

    On May 4, 2014 / By
  • Worship Street Whistling Shop | Subterranean cocktail den in Shoreditch | London restaurant & bar recommendations from Have You Heard Of It? blog, HYHOI.com
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    Worship Street Whistling Shop: Shoreditch cocktail den

    Worship Street Whistling Shop.  Worship Street Whistling Shop.  Try saying that tongue-twister after a couple of (excellent) cocktails at this Shoreditch speakeasy bar! Tucked underground on an otherwise ...

    On May 3, 2014 / By
  • Attendant | Coffee bar in a former public toilet from the Victorian era | Best coffee shops in London, according to Have You Heard Of It? blog, HYHOI.com
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    Attendant coffee bar, Fitzrovia

    On a coffee break from work this week, I discovered Attendant.  5 minutes walk from Oxford Circus, on Foley Street, Attendant is no ordinary coffee bar.  I mean, ...

    On May 2, 2014 / By
  • Pollen Street Social, Mayfair | Luxury restaurant by chef Jason Atherton | Recommended by Have You Heard Of It? blog | HYHOI.com
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    Pollen Street Social: Perfect lunch in Mayfair

    Two of my favourite things: Getting to choose the restaurant, and having someone else buy me lunch!  Both were accomplished on my visits to Pollen Street Social, in ...

    On April 30, 2014 / By
  • Evans & Peel | Detective Agency & speakeasy bar in Earl's Court, London | Have You Heard Of It? blog, HYHOI.com - great recommendations for London
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    Evans & Peel, Earl’s Court

    I must admit, I was late to the party when it came to Evans & Peel.  One of the few speakeasies outside of Soho/Shoreditch, this Earl’s Court hideout ...

    On April 26, 2014 / By
  • Trade coffee shop, Commercial Street (near Spitalfields) | London café & restaurant recommendations by Have You Heard Of It? blog | HYHOI.com
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    Trade coffee & café, Spitalfields

    Discovering a new eatery is one of life’s greatest pleasures for me – and discovering a new coffee and cake shop is possibly even better!  Trade opened up ...

    On April 25, 2014 / By
  • Homeslice, Seven Dials | Top pizza restaurants in London - Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    Homeslice, Seven Dials

    At Homeslice, size matters.  This Neal’s Yard pizza joint churns out ginormous wood-fired 20-inchers that look like they’ve come straight out of an episode of Man v. Food.  ...

    On April 23, 2014 / By
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    Petersham Nurseries, near Richmond

    Easter Monday isn’t as depressing as other Mondays, but it’s still a tad upsetting as you realise that the long weekend is drawing to a close.  The best ...

    On April 21, 2014 / By
  • Choccywoccydoodah chocolaterie, Carnaby Street | Have You Heard Of It? blog, HYHOI.com
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    Choccywoccydoodah, Carnaby Street

    If you’ve failed to purchase a suitably impressive Easter egg in time for Sunday’s chocolatey festivities, fear not!  Liberty may have totally sold out (yes it’s true), and ...

    On April 18, 2014 / By
  • Q Grill, Camden | Barbecue restaurant in London | Have You Heard Of It? blog - London restaurant recommendations
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    Q Grill, Chalk Farm

    You’ve probably already heard of Q Grill, the new ‘it’ restaurant in Chalk Farm.  Everyone’s talking about it, and I have visited twice in the last 7 days ...

    On April 17, 2014 / By
  • Topolski, Southbank - Polish restaurant under the Waterloo railway bridges | Have You Heard Of It? blog | Great restaurants in London
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    Topolski, Southbank

    My walking commute from Waterloo to Oxford Circus takes me past Topolski twice a day.  The lights, beats and atmosphere spill out from under the railway arches, and ...

    On April 16, 2014 / By
  • Alternative London: Walking tour of East London street art & graffiti | Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    Alternative London: Walking Street Art Tour, Shoreditch

    I seem to have been recommending a fair few ‘things to do’ recently – a slight departure from the normal bars and restaurants I chat about on the ...

    On April 13, 2014 / By
  • The Jones Family Project | Fab restaurant for brunch on Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch | Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    The Jones Family Project, Shoreditch

    About 6 months ago, The Jones Family Project popped up on Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch.  I’m confused that I’m only just discovering this gem now – how did ...

    On April 13, 2014 / By
  • Maison Trois Garcons | Lifestyle café in Shoreditch | Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    Maison Trois Garcons, Shoreditch

    The three talented men behind Les Trois Garcons restaurant and Loungelover bar are on a roll, creating three absolutely fabulous destinations within metres of each other in the ...

    On April 12, 2014 / By
  • barrecore | Ballet-inspired studio workouts in London | Recommended by HYHOI.com | Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    barrecore: Hardcore ballet-inspired studio workouts

    I’m no stranger to exercise – Barry kicks my butt at his Euston Bootcamp on a regular basis, and I frequently spin my socks off at Psycle – ...

    On April 12, 2014 / By
  • Courtesy of the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons of England | Have You Heard Of It? blog - things to see & do in London
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    Hunterian Museum, Holborn

    For a free day out in London that’s a bit different from the norm, head straight to Holborn and the Hunterian Museum.  Housing the oldest collection of anatomical, ...

    On April 11, 2014 / By
  • Have You Heard Of It? blog | London restaurant reviews | Tramshed, Rivington Street, Shoreditch | Steak and chicken
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    Tramshed, Shoreditch

    Mark Hix is known for his ‘less is more’ approach to food and dining – and Tramshed is a prime example of keeping it simple and very, very ...

    On April 10, 2014 / By