Robb Recommends: London’s Wackier Wimbledon Offerings

As the tournament hots up, here the best tennis-related treats being served up outside of SW19 Big-Screen Bliss at Nobu Hotel, Shoreditch The presence of big screens depicting sport is generally a turn-off when it comes to choosing a congenial licensed place to eat and drink: not so at this East London institution, where an […]

Putting Some Welly Into London’s Club Scene

If walls could speak, as the saying goes, Jermyn Street’s lichen-pocked edifices could dictate a wonderfully rich tome about the city in whose dead centre it resides: for this is one of those thoroughfares where stuff, for whatever reason, just happens. Home, over the years, to tailors, cheesemongers, parfumiers, milliners and shirtmakers (including James Bond’s […]

Eating With The Fishes: Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant

There’s a famous scene in The Spy Who Loved Me where baddie Karl Stromberg sits feasting in his sub-aqua dining room, sharks hustling impatiently at the windows. It’s an ominous, dark, dramatic tableau and one purely confined to celluloid – until now. Under is a 110-foot long underwater restaurant-cum-aquarium showcasing the wonders of the deep, […]

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