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  • Spuntino restaurant, Soho, London | Recommended by Have You Heard Of It? blog, | 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,
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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,
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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 |
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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, - 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 |
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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,
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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 | 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
  • Have You Heard Of It? blog | Where to go in London | Balloon Room at Martin Creed 'What's The Point Of It?' exhibition at Hayward Gallery, Southbank
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    What’s The Point Of It?, Hayward Gallery

    You have exactly one month to book tickets here and hotfoot it to the Hayward Gallery on the Southbank to catch the final 30 days of Martin Creed’s ...

    On April 4, 2014 / By