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Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, North, Pubs

Pub Pondering: The Euston Tap/The Cider Tap

Unless you’ve genuinely been living under a rock or a pebble or some other igneous-based den for the past year, you’ll have noticed that the Craft Beer revolution is in FULL SWING. Beer is shaking off its flat-cap wearing CAMRA grandaddy appearance and is being reclaimed by young, groovy dudes who are genuinely passionate about brewing (did you know there’s a FOUR YEAR beer brewing degree at Heriot Watt now?!) and setting up mini micro breweries all over the city. However,  ...

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Comedy, Culture, London, Pubs, West-End

Piccadilly Comedy Club

After spending a week gadding about at the Edinburgh Fringe, gorging myself on pant-wettingly funny comedy, everything from stand-up to sketch, it’s safe to say I was suffering somewhat of a withdrawal. Luckily, the Piccadilly Comedy Club was on hand to offer a flavour of the fringe spirit right in the heart of town. Veterans of Edfringe will be familiar with how every inch of space in Edinburgh is turned into a performance place. Car parks, public toilets, buses- you name it,  ...

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Eats and Drinks, Eats and Drinks, Lifestyle, London, Pubs, Restaurants and bars, West-End

Pub Pondering: The Old Crown, Holborn

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single woman in possession of a slightly-above-minimum wage fortune, must be in want of a bloody good burger. London is brimming with places to get your chops round a decent patty at the moment and the Old Crown Pub allows you to sup cocktails and quaff real ale at the same time. Goodbye milkshakes,it’s the mojitos that bring all the boys to the yard here. Escaping some BIBLICAL summer rain, my pal and I dove into this easy little boozer  ...

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Eats and Drinks, London, Museums and Galleries, Pubs, Restaurants and bars, South

Southbank Stroll

Me and some pals wanned to do something t’other night. It was a Friday. We’d finished work for the week. It felt right to celebrate getting through another laborious week in the office. YET we were quite poor and on a time constraint. We scoured Time Out and Londonist and Skint London and all  those other lovely sites that help flailing-fun-hungry (flungry) Londoners and yet couldn’t find anything that cut the mustard (side note- how DOES one cut mustard? Answers on a  ...

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