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    A Mexican feast of colour and taste: Frida Kahlo Afternoon Tea

    This summer, The Franklin will play host to Frida Kahlo fans across the globe, transporting them to Mexico to indulge in a colourful array of delicious treats. Drawing inspiration from the V&A’s hottest exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up, guests will sip on tequila cocktails, designed by multi-award winning mixologist Salvatore Maggio and enjoy Mexican delicacies including Flan De Cajeta, churros with a chocolate dipping sauce and beans and chilli sandwiches. See the full menu here. This fresh and colourful afternoon tea experience…

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    Festive workshops at Mondrian – for perfect DIY gifting

    If Black Friday and Cyber Monday madness have taken the joy out of Christmas shopping (surely it can’t just be me who feels this way?) then what better way to re-ignite your festive spark with some DIY homemade gifts for loved ones. This festive season, South Bank’s hottest design hotel, Mondrian London, is offering guests the chance to get creative with a series of Christmas workshops which will be perfect for creating that bespoke gift for someone special, or of course as…

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    PRET’S CHRISTMAS SANDWICH MENU HAS LANDED – and there’s a veggie and vegan option

    We all know that it’s officially Christmas when Pret’s Christmas Sandwich menu is announced, and this year it’s even more exciting as they include a special Vegan option, the Verry Merry Christmas Lunch sandwich! Priced at £3.50, it comprises a vegan stuffing with grilled carrots, crispy onion, caramelised pecans, spinach, and a port & orange cranberry sauce. Also on offer is the Pret Veggie Christmas Lunch sandwich, also £3.50, with roasted butternut squash, Christmas pesto and rocket. 50p from the sale of…

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    New launch: The Dayrooms Cafe Holborn

      Boutique brand The Dayrooms is launching their second food and beverage venture, The Dayrooms Cafe WC1, this autumn. The second site will only use compostable and recyclable materials on site and have partnered with Australian brand Keepcup to sell their reusable hot drink cups – fab! You will even receive a complimentary hot drink on first use if you buy a Keepcup in store, further and then onwards will also receive 10% off the price of a hot drink.…

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    Comedy at PizzaExpress Live, Holborn

    PizzaExpress Live presents more than 2000 shows each year across several locations featuring first-class performers. Recognising the growing popularity of live events, PizzaExpress Live is now set to launch its brand-new venue in Holborn this September.    Set in the intimate basement of our newly designed restaurant and fitted with a top-spec Meyer Sound system, audiences will get to enjoy great pizza accompanied by great live acts.  Every night of the week, PizzaExpress Live Holborn will open its doors to some of the UK biggest comedy and music…