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The Trading House

By Michelle Connolly

The Trading House 89-91 Gresham St London EC2V 7NQ If you’re looking for a quiet evening in the city, this is not the place – it’s filled to the brim with bustling people, delighted conversation, and live music from the talented acoustic guitar player in the corner belting out pop classics. It seems like one […]

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Hakkasan – Only At Bruton

By Rashpal Amrit

The Dapper Chapper favorite Hakkasan, launches a global ‘Only At‘ menu. Each restaurant around the world will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the original restaurant in London’s Hanway Place by launching Only At dishes and cocktails. As the name suggests, the unique offering will celebrate each restaurant’s individuality and location. Using seasonal ingredients whilst still […]

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Brunch at Montpeliers

By Alex Noble

Brunch; it just seems to be everyone’s favourite meal right now! The meal on fleek and the one that foodies seem to Bombard their social media pages with. But why? It’s a question that’s certainly open for debate but not one we’ll try answer just now. What’s interesting is how many places have tried to […]

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Graffigna London Steak Awards

By Rashpal Amrit

Dapper Chapper was ever present at the second annual Graffigna London Steak Awards, Soho steakhouse MASH was crowned this year’s winner. Held at Dinerama in Shoreditch, we were treated to a variety of steak cuts accompanied by Graffigna’s Argentinian Malbec. The public narrowed down the choice for a panel of expert judges to just four […]

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Brunch at Yolk

By Michelle Connolly

Yolk @YolkLondon A few years ago, Nick Philpot decided he was sick of bad brunches. After a third overcooked, non-runny poached egg breakfast in a row he’d had enough, and decided that he’d have to do something about it himself – therefore Yolk was born. It’s humble beginnings every Sunday in a Finsbury Park café […]

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Ping Pong Summer Menu Review

By Adam

Even though the Great British Summer may be disappearing, there’s still time to bring a little sunshine into your life with the summer menu at Ping Pong. The menu has been inspired by lazy days in the sun and the sweet smells of summer and all of the dishes in this new menu can be […]

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Hakkasan Celebrates the Opening of Ling Ling Marrakech with Special Menu

By Adam

Hakkasan restaurants around the world, including its two London locations, Hakkasan Hanway Place and Hakkasan Mayfair, will celebrate the opening of Ling Ling Marrakech with a limited edition cocktail flight illustrating the ‘Evolution of Ling Ling’, from London to Mykonos to Marrakech, paired with three dim sum. Last year saw Ling Ling arrive in Mykonos […]

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Chapter One, Dublin

By Michelle Connolly

Chapter One 18-19 Parnell Square Dublin 1, Ireland You get the feeling that Ross Lewis has always been ahead of the game. From a start in England, travelling around to develop his craft, to training in Ferran Adrià’s El Bulli restaurant – always seeking inspiration from the very best. And in this case, since opening Chapter One […]

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Hakkasan celebrates the opening of Ling Ling in Marrakech

By Adam

Hakkasan restaurants around the world, including its two London locations, Hakkasan Hanway Place and Hakkasan Mayfair, are celebrating the opening of Ling Ling Marrakech with a limited edition cocktail flight illustrating the ‘Evolution of Ling Ling’, from London to Mykonos to Marrakech, paired with three dim sum. Located at the centre of the old town, Ling […]

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Mac and Wild

By Adam

Mac & Wild, 65 Great Titchfield St, London, W1W 7PS When we heard about a Scottish restaurant opening on Great Titchfield street, we had visions of a very cliché themed restaurant and thought this might be a place to avoid. Oh how wrong we were. Instead, we found Mac & Wild, a venue that has been voted one of […]

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Hush Mayfair presents Steak, Lobster and Whisky at Blades

By Adam

Blades at Hush Mayfair Lancashire Court, 8 Brook St,  London, W1S 1EY I received an email a few weeks back asking if I would I like to review a new restaurant aimed at Dapper Chapper’s that specialises in Steak, Lobster and Whisky – obviously my answer was yes! The venue is a new venture by the chaps […]

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Cherry Blossom at Sake no Hana

By Adam

We’re well and truly into spring with that sees the return of the Sakura cherry blossom garden in the Sake no Hana bar. By day, the bar is transformed with intertwining cherry blossom branches, falling petals, a grass floor, and blossom entrances, while by night lights will twinkle within the blossom to create an intimate […]

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Bunga Bunga

By Adam

Every Dapper Chapper needs to properly let their hair down every once in a while, and we have found just the place to do that. We had booked our table for quite early and when we arrive at Bunga Bunga the restaurant was quiet and subdued and seemed very relaxed. However as we started to […]

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Humble Grape Fleet Street

By Michelle Connolly

Humble Grape has just opened it’s second venue near Fleet Street, a quirky space in St. Bride’s Passage that gives you a warm feeling the moment you step inside. The first thing that greets you, aside from the friendly staff, is an impressive light display of geometric brushed metal rectangles housing modern bulbs. They draw […]