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Rake’s Cafe Opens at The ANdAZ

By Adam

Rake’s Cafe Bar 40 Liverpool Street, London, England, EC2M 7QN London is a city that rarely sleeps, and who can blame its hustling and bustling inhabitants who are forever on the move, when the city is adorned with an eclectic mix of bars, restaurants, cafes, pergolas, nightclubs etc etc. It really is a playground for […]

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A taste of Argentina in the Middle East

By Matt Denney

If you’re planning a trip to Dubai and wondering what type of food you might come across during your stay, then rest easy. Whatever cuisine you’re after, this city has got you covered. As a meat lover, there are an abundance of restaurants promising the best of the best. But when the opportunity came up […]

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Pufferfish Restaurant @ Mahiki Kensington Review

By Alex Noble

Chaps, what’s a guy to do when he wants to go out for a good old blowout on a Thursday or Friday evening? I’m not talking about drinking beer til you drop or going through two bottles of whisky, meaning you’re unable to pronounce your own name. No, I mean epic food, cocktails that set […]

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A Day in Dubai

By Matt Denney

One of the most visited destinations in the world, Dubai is a city that caters for all tastes. Here at the Dapper Chapper we’ll dip your toe into the warm waters of the Gulf and take you through three of our top recommendations for where to go on your Middle Eastern adventure. Dubai Spray Yacht […]

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Spectacular seafood with a view to match at The Atlantic

By Matt Denney

In a city where there are dining options everywhere you look, it takes something special to stand out. The Atlantic, a stylish and sophisticated seafood restaurant, achieves that feat. Located in Souk Al Bahar, directly in front of the iconic Burj Khalifa, diners on the al fresco terrace are treated to breath-taking views of the […]

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Dinner in Dubai? Why Marina Social is well worth a visit

By Matt Denney

High above the super-yachts and boardwalk bright lights, sits Marina Social, a trendy and relaxed restaurant in the heart of the Dubai marina. Located within the Intercontinental Hotel, Marina Social is a favourite for expats of all ages. Entering the restaurant it’s not hard to see why. Achieving that perfect balance of quality and comfort, […]

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The Way to Go is BAYGO

By Adam

We recently had the privilege of being one of the very first through the doors of exciting new Caribbean food take-out BAYGO – and on reflection, accepting the invitation is one of the best foody decisions we’ve made! Fresh from the official launch, BAYGO has come to the City with a proposition to deliver a […]

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The Greek Larder – Restaurant and online store

By Rashpal Amrit

Ever wanted to try authentic Greek foods and wines curated by experts? The Greek larder is your answer, Theodore Kyriakou who set-up The Real Greek and Livebait continues his winning formula with another great idea. Its Greek food for Grecian connoisseurs, combining meticulously sourced ingredients with London’s only Greek Trattoria (traditional Greek restaurant). The food […]

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An Evening at The Rubens at The Palace

By Rikesh Chauhan

The Rubens at the Palace is a family run institution that has left avid travellers in awe ever since its beginnings in 1912. Overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, the hotel is one of marvel – from the rich tapestries and décor to the quality of service and hospitality. We were welcomed into the […]

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Hemsley + Hemsley Cafe, Selfridges Review

By Joe Burns

If like me, you’ve over indulged a few too many times over this summer, you may just appreciate a healthy kick-start to a better you. We all know that eating right can pave the way for a focused, happy and confident life, so it’s no wonder that the Hemsley sisters have built a huge following […]

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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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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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Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year in London

By Adam

Chinese New Year 2017 welcomes the year of the Rooster. Apparently people born in the Year of the Rooster are characterised as honest, energetic, intelligent, flexible and confident. But according to Chinese astrology, the year of your sign is believed to be one of the most unlucky years of your life. This then led me to find out […]

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SMITHS of Smithfield – Cannon Street

By Tom Larkin

The Walbrook Building, Cannon Street, London EC4N 8AF The beauty of London is that it delivers choice, we live in the greatest city in the world that offers history, culture and a plethora of cuisines from each corner of the globe. As a huge carnivore I regularly desire a mouth-watering bloody steak, washed over with […]