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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 […]

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MASH – Blind Steak and Whiskey Tasting

By Rashpal Amrit

The Dapper Chapper Team was ever present at MASH Steak Restaurant. Along with other several notable press and bloggers we where treated to four steak cuts paired with complimenting whiskey. Trying several cuts and whiskeys this way opened us to some notable new combinations. Here’s how we got on: Steak 1: New York Strip MASH […]

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Bird of Smithfield Review

By Adam

26 Smithfield Street, London, EC1A 9LB 0207 559 5100 Last week we were invited to the Bird of Smithfield to sample the work of newly appointed Head Chef, Tommy Boland. Bird of Smithfield is already a Dapper Chapper favourite so we were excited to see what Mr Boland, who comes with a wealth of experience, had […]

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Hakkasan Las Vegas

By Adam

As any of you who have visited will know the Hakkasan culinary experience really is a cut above, and so when the Dapper Chapper favourite invited us to their Las Vegas restaurant on our recent visit there we absolutely jumped at the chance. And as expected, it did not disappoint. Located inside the MGM Grand […]

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Buddha Bar London Review

By Adam

Buddha bar has restaurants all over the world, with each location being unique in its own right. The reason they’ve done well is because diners don’t just go for a good meal but instead more of a dining experience. So we thought we’d see what the fuss is about! Stepping from the busy street in London’s […]