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A New Chapter for the Dunstane Houses

By Alex Noble

As a resident Edinburger, I adore this time of year. We are teased with pockets of sunshine amidst the countless overcast days of July, yet we don’t mind. Why? Because August is almost upon us, which means only one thing, the Fringe Festival is coming. Now, don’t get me wrong, there’s a few local chaps about […]

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Judging The Style Awards at Gentleman’s Day

By Adam

Last Friday we spent a day with The Jockey Club Moet & Chandon July Festival at the July Course in Newmarket. The Friday was of course Gentleman’s Day and I represented The Dapper Chapper as one of the Style Judges for the Best Dressed Man. We had a lovely lunch with The Jockey Club along with Gethin Jones, Georgia Toffolo, Gary […]

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Veneta St James’s Restaurant Review

By Joe Burns

At the beginning of the month, Adam and I visited Veneta at the newly redeveloped and exciting space of St. James’s Market, nestled between Regent Street and Haymarket. The restaurant itself is positioned on a corner, facing the courtyard area that sees many people coming and going, so there’s a buzz of activity and a […]

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Watch Wimbledon at St James’s Market

By Adam

St James’s Market is offering the next best thing to a seat at centre court this week, showing live Wimbledon coverage on a big screen at St James’s Market, in the heart of London, from Tuesday 11 – Sunday 16 July. Admission is free, just join in during match time. Guest will have access to free […]

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Forage & Chatter

By Alex Noble

These days, due to on-going financial insecurities and political agendas, people just seem to be a little uppity and highly-strung. Now, before you think where the bloody hell is he going with this, all i’m saying is can we please just tone it down a little? I’d recommend getting a hobby, taking up a sport, or my […]

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How to do the BMW PGA Championship in Dapper Style

By Alex Noble

Golf’s a dapper sport isn’t it? A lovely blend of traditional and wacky fashion, an etiquette list that’s as long as the yellow pages and the most wonderful and leisurely source of exercise known to man. It’s also a magnificent spectators sport; and if you’ve not been, you’re in for a treat. The atmosphere is […]

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Balblair X Smoke & Dram

By Michelle Connolly

I think that Balblair and Smoke & Dram have managed to mastermind one of the most tempting Father’s Day feasts I’ve ever had the pleasure of encountering. The genius of pairing the smokestack powerhouses with the smoky dram masters was completely inspired. They came together to create a stunning four course Father’s Day foodie heaven […]

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Things to do In London This Week: St James’s Market

By Adam

Wander through one of the most upmarket areas of London this July and you might stumble upon a new gem about to be unveiled, in the form of St James’s Market. But why chance it when we’re inviting you to their exclusive opening party? The paved path which once played host to the kind of […]

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Regal Rogue hosts the Ultimate Rogues Brunch

By Robert Etheridge

The chances are, Dapper Chapper reader that I don’t need to extoll the virtues of brunch to you. After all, what’s not to like about a not-as-early-as-breakfast soiree, without the afternoon slump that looms over lunch? Resistance is futile, folks. Given my millennial disposition, I was very happy to join vermouth brand Regal Rogue during […]

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Ray’s Bar

By Michelle Connolly

Ray’s Bar 95 Kingsland High St, London E8 2PB We made our way downstairs to late-night Shoreditch haunt Ray’s Bar with the temptation of tasting their brand spanking new summer menu. Under the guidance of Head Bartender Dave Miller, we picked his brain on what the new cocktails bring to the table (bar) and the […]

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Barbecoa Piccadilly – Steak and Whisky Evening

By Rashpal Amrit

Address: 194 Piccadilly, St. James’s, London W1J 9EX, UK To celebrate World Whisky day last month, Dapper Chapper visited newly opened Barbacoa Picadilly. The restaurant hosted a whisky and steak pairing evening in the beautiful Rose Gray private dining room. The perfect setting for such an event. With over 140 whiskies on offer there is certainly […]

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The Perrier Pique-Nique

By Adam

When: Jun 21 2017 18:00 – 23:00 Where: The Yard, The Yard, 89 ½ Worship Street Shoreditch London , EC2A 2BF London This summer Perrier are bringing the chic to Pique-Nique with their sumptuous summer feasts. They’ve designed the perfect picnic, from the exclusive DJ sets from Ministry of Sound to the exclusive food hamper […]

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Newmarket Racecourse with The Jockey Club

By Adam

For those of you that know me, know that I’m a lover of sports. I’m a casual viewer of most sports but I follow two sports closely all-year round; football, and I’ll save telling you which team for another day and horse-racing. My love of racing started about eight years ago in my early twenties […]

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Luma Hotel Hammersmith Review

By Adam

When booking a hotel in London, wouldn’t it be great to get a 5-star service but pay a 3-star price? Luma is a brand new boutique hotel in Hammersmith that completely focusses on the satisfaction of its guests. It has a stylish and quirky style, inspired by the Osram lightbulb factory which was one of […]