Blogger and amateur pedant Tom has recently come to the understanding that he will never be able to ‘do’ London fully, and a small part of him died. However that hasn’t stopped him trying to eat at every restaurant, drink at every bar and go to every exhibition humanly possible in his quest to know more about what’s going on than anyone else. It makes him a demon pub quizzer too.
National Garlic Week at Rocket, Holborn
This Holborn pizzeria boasts some of the most unusual pizza toppings around - from chilli con carne to butterfly king prawns.
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, Clerkenwell
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings is a big, bright brunching hotspot that's quickly gotten popular. Get there before word gets out!
Parlour, Kensal Green
This trendy diner has some special treats - including a blow-torched marshmallow sandwich.
A fresh and healthy cafe on Commercial Street stylishly plays up its historical connections to the London Docks.
‘Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album’ at RA
At the heart of '60s counterculture, Hopper was there with his camera documenting fashion, politics and famous friends
Kingly Court, Carnaby Street
Crammed with exciting independent outlets and charming cafes, Kingly Court provides an ideal escape from the bustle of the crowds.
RA Summer Exhibition – A Beginner’s Guide
An open call to all artists, this lauded annual group show is a great way to take the pulse of British art right now
Peg + Patriot
Peg + Patriot's pleasing plenty of cocktail creations leaves a lasting impression that will have you coming back for more
Henri Matisse: The Cut Outs
A stunning and spectacular exhibition, celebrating the reinvention of both the art and the man, Henri Matisse
Villiers Coffee Company and Dining Room, Embankment
Swinging vino-based hotspot Gordon's Wine Bar has given birth to the also rather smashing Villiers Coffee Company and Dining Room