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  • 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
  • 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
  • Have You Heard Of It? blog | Restaurant & Bar Recommendations in London | Little Social, Pollen Street, Mayfair
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    Little Social, Mayfair

    I do love it when I’m asked to book a venue for a working lunch, allowing me to indulge my obsession with fabulous restaurants, while the company foots ...

    On April 4, 2014 / By
  • Have You Heard Of It? blog | Ace & Tate prescription glasses
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    Ace & Tate: Stylish, affordable prescription glasses online

    Back in January, I received doctor’s orders to wear my contact lenses less, so my hunt for the perfect pair of specs began.  Completely by chance, my Instagram ...

    On April 2, 2014 / By
  • Have You Heard Of It? blog | Restaurant & Bar Recommendations in London | Cecil's speakeasy cocktail bar, London Bridge
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    Cecil’s, London Bridge

    The start of 2014 saw Cecil’s open its inconspicuous doors on a London Bridge backstreet, whisking patrons away down a dim and dusty stairwell into a world beneath ...

    On April 1, 2014 / By
  • Sightseeing in Pest, Budapest, Hungary | Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    Budapest, Hungary: My recommendations for your city break

    Up till now, there are two cities that I have experienced and can see myself living in: London and New York.  But visiting Budapest has added another to ...

    On March 31, 2014 / By
  • Brody House - Beautiful guesthouse & members club in Budapest, Hungary | Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    Brody House: High design Budapest guest house

    I have just returned from Budapest and a blissful four days calling Brody House my home.  An inspiring place to sleep, blog and chill, it is hands down ...

    On March 31, 2014 / By
  • Tanner & Co, Bermondsey Street, London | Have You Heard Of It? blog | London restaurants
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    Tanner & Co, London Bridge

    Last week, I had a fabulous dinner at Tanner & Co, London Bridge – a unique restaurant that takes a wonderfully old-school approach to great quality food  in ...

    On March 31, 2014 / By
  • Jackson & Rye, Soho - NYC-style restaurant in London | Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    Jackson & Rye, Soho

    Jackson & Rye is a slice of NYC in Soho.  Unusual in London, this recently-opened, dimly lit, leather-clad, sleek venue, comes with a great menu – for any ...

    On March 27, 2014 / By
  • Have You Heard Of It? blog | Bunga Bunga, Battersea
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    Bunga Bunga, Battersea

    Bunga Bunga is Battersea’s most tongue-in-cheek venue, dreamt up and created by the posh chaps behind Mr Fogg’s and Maggie’s: Duncan Stirling and Charlie Gilkes.  This is an ...

    On March 26, 2014 / By
  • Discount Suit Company, cocktail bar below Petticoat Lane Market, E1 | Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    Discount Suit Company: Underground cocktails off Petticoat Lane

    I hate Petticoat Lane Market during the day.  A mishmash of pointless market stalls (who is in need of a 10-pack of ginormous knickers?!  The mind boggles) with ...

    On March 25, 2014 / By
  • The Jane Hotel lobby, New York - Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    The Jane Hotel, New York

    Between about 2010 and 2013, my father had an apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York.  Free accommodation (on the 31st floor of the glorious ...

    On March 24, 2014 / By
  • Sunrise at Duck & Waffle, Heron Tower - Have You Heard Of It? blog
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    Saturday Night Journal: The All-Nighter

    When a good friend leaves the country to pursue his career in Singapore, it warrants a ginormous Asian-themed party – which is exactly what we did on Saturday ...

    On March 18, 2014 / By