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Why You Need to Visit the Weird and Wonderful Pollock’s Toy Museum in London

Have you heard of Pollock’s Toy Museum in London? Here’s why you need to visit this weird and wonderful spot. Pollock’s Toy Museum is one of the quirkiest museums in the capital – which is saying something, ‘cos London’s filled with them.  Totally confused? Not to worry – we’ve got the complete lowdown on this …

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Grant Museum of Zoology: Delving into London’s Weirdest Museum

Planning a visit to the Grant Museum of Zoology? Here’s what you need to know before you go. Get ready to discover the Grant Museum of Zoology– where rare species, brains and giant elk antlers live.  You’ll have heard of University College London before no doubt, but did you know that there’s a natural history …

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Best Things to do in Fitzrovia

Discover the best things to do in Fitzrovia with this insider’s area guide. Packed with cool restaurants and bars and steeped in history, this central London area has plenty to explore.  Words by Matthew Cook  Bohemian Fitzrovia has many charms – from the famous Charlotte Street to the countless bars, restaurants and galleries that adorn …

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Monopoly Lifesized: Immersive Monopoly Lands On Tottenham Court Road (And It’s All Kinds of Brilliant)

Q: What do you get when you cross Monopoly with an escape room, then beef it all up for scale?  A: Monopoly Lifesized  Wait, What’s Monopoly Lifesized?  Monopoly Lifesized is the newest venture lighting up London’s social scene, the chance to step into the world of the well-known board game for some high-octane play.  The …

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Arros QD: A Taste of Valencia in London

Arros QD is central London’s high-end Spanish restaurant. Go for an exploration of Valencian cuisine from the Michelin-starred chef Quique Dacosta.  Whether it’s chic bars or hidden historic tales, Fitzrovia has always had a few tricks up its sleeve and it’s certainly been hiding something with Arros QD.  Headed by one of Spain’s most accomplished …

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Bandra Bhai: Why You Need to Visit Fitzrovia’s Brand New Cocktail Bar

Bandra Bhai is the newest bar in Fitzrovia and about to become one of your favourite cocktail bars in London. Here’s why.  Like all the best secret bars in London, drinks at Bandra Bhai start with an adventure. Upstairs looks innocent enough – I cut through the respectable Pali Hill restaurant, its tables buzzing and …

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Time to Explore: Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street is colourful, pedestrianised, and perfect for selfies. It’s also home to some of the best quirky boutiques, pubs and restaurants in London. But it wasn’t always that way. The history of Carnaby Street is full of surprises.  It was the birthplace of William Blake, a plague pit in the 1500s and 1600s, and …

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Dining At: Eggslut Fitzrovia

Kicking off the first week of Tier Two lockdown in London was not a prospect I was hugely looking forward to… until the winning combination of Eggslut’s new-ish pad in Fitzrovia and National Coffee Week came to save the day.  Eggslut Fitzrovia  Eggslut burst into London’s consciousness with its Portobello outpost last year – opening …

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