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Eating and drinking in London over the May bank holiday weekend

On the one hand, this is a trad bank holiday but it also happens to include the 5th of May - or should we say Cinco de Mayo? So in addition to all the usual fun foodies things going on, there are a lot of specifically Mexican-related festivities to choose from too. Here's how to spend the May bank holiday weekend well in London.

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Super handy for a Shannon Airport pitstop - Test Driving Adare Manor's Carriage House restaurant

Our latest trip to Ireland sees us visit the newest restaurant at one of Ireland's glammest hotels. We take a look at the Carriage House restaurant that's part of the sprawling Adare Manor grounds.  …

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London's best steak restaurants - where to get the best rib-eye, flat iron, prime rib and more

From steak powerhouses like Hawksmoor and Goodman to "steak for a tenner" spots like Flat Iron, there's a huge choice of steakhouses in London. So we've picked some of the restaurants that we think are serving up some of the best steak in town.…

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The Top 40 - London's best restaurants

When, like us, you're always looking out for what's new in town, it can be all too easy to overlook restaurants that have stood the test of time. The Hot Dinners Top 40 is our chart of London's great restaurants - all of which have been open for longer than six months. Each one is worthy of a visit by anyone interested in good food.…

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Where to enjoy hot cross buns in London this Easter

If you love the seasonal delights of hot cross buns and are anxiously watching the days slip by until they're off the shelves until next year then now is your time. We've picked all every possible way you can enjoy them in London over the Easter.…

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The best restaurants in The City of London

The City may be on the quiet side at the weekends, but there are some cracking restaurants there - not least at Bloomberg Arcade which houses a few on our list. All of these places will be at their buzziest during the week - and that's the best time to visit them.…

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Special dishes in London restaurants for Easter

With the Easter break on the way, lots of London restaurants are putting on some very special Easter dishes. Obviously, they're only on for a limited time, but here are the ones we think are worth hunting down...…

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Checking into the Hotel Lutetia in Paris - restored, modernised, always chic

Following a multi-million, four year restoration this famous Parisian hotel has reopened and is looking lovelier than ever. We checked in for a night of luxury in Paris.…

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Taking a trip on Ducasse Sur Seine - the multi Michelin-starred chef takes to the water

Top French chef Alain Ducasse has got himself a boat - so we popped over to Paris to try his floating restaurant.  …

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