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Three courses and prosecco at this new Islington Japanese joint. 

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Bottomless brunch at Theo's Simple Italian

A four-course brunch and bottomless cocktails at Theo Randall's restaurant. 

The Roof Bar at Good Hotel
The Roof Bar at Good Hotel

Get four cocktails – and on heck of a riverside view – for just £16. 

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Eaton Square Bar

Four courses and a drink at a glamorous Lebanese and Mediterranean restaurant in Belgravia.

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'Pity' at Royal Court Theatre

Save up to 62 percent on the latest outing from the bold, experimental Rory Mullarkey. 

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Kin Café

Weekend brunch with a drink and cake at a veggie spot in Fitzrovia.

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A mouth-watering meal with bottomless cocktails in Soho

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Unlimited pizza at this Fulham pizza joint

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Radiate Windrush Festival
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Radiate Windrush Festival

What is it? Soak up the sounds, sights and Caribbean grub at this glorious celebration of London’s black communities. Why go? The festivities mark 70 years since the Windrush generation arrived on these shores.

‘Notes from the Field’
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‘Notes from the Field’

What is it? A devastating, well-researched takedown of America’s school-to-prison pipeline, and the centuries of injustice it’s built on, created by over 250 testimonies from the people it affects.Why go? Anna Deavere Smith is like a shapeshifter as she embodies these stories. Her performance is astonishing. 

Restaurant of the Week: Lutyens Grill
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Restaurant of the Week: Lutyens Grill

What is it? Previously for members only, this steakhouse at The Ned is now officially open to the public – but it still feels exclusive. Why go? To eat superb steak in an old bank.

Japan House
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Japan House

What is it? A new cultural hub in Kensington for all things Japanese.Why go? To immerse yourself in authentic Japan (and to steal ideas for beautifying your bookshelves).

Film of the Week: ‘Ocean’s 8’
Film Film of the Week: ‘Ocean’s 8’

What is it? A cooler-than-thou band of criminals, a smoothly executed grand heist, flawless costumes. This film doesn’t merely gender-swap the famous Ocean’s heist franchise, but expands on its attributes with a radiant cast and NYC groove.Why go? To see eight swaggeringly cool women having a blast.

‘Moving Stories: A Refugee Week Special Event’
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‘Moving Stories: A Refugee Week Special Event’

What is it? Mark Refugee Week by dropping by the British Museum for a packed day of performances, films and workshops. Why go? Stay for a free screening of Ai Weiwei’s powerful documentary ‘Human Flow’. 

‘Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land’
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‘Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land’

What is it? Marking 70 years since the Empire Windrush carried hundreds of migrants from the Caribbean to London, this exhibition explores why people came to the UK, what they left behind and how they have shaped Britain. Why go? To listen to jazz and calypso, hear personal reflections from some of the first Caribbean nurses to join the NHS and see manuscripts of Andrea Levy’s novel ‘Small Island’. 

Show of the Week: Alex Prager: ‘Silver Lake Drive’
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Show of the Week: Alex Prager: ‘Silver Lake Drive’

What is it? Artist Alex Prager’s eerily staged photos and immersive films of a turbulent USA.Why go? Prager makes you live in Cold War, nuclear, glamorous ’70s Hollywood. It’s inescapable.

Julie Becker: ‘I Must Create a Master Piece to Pay the Rent’
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Julie Becker: ‘I Must Create a Master Piece to Pay the Rent’

What is it? Installation, sculpture and drawing by a lost figure of American art.Why go? Becker lived – as her art does – where the American dream tips into a nightmare. Art on the precipice of mental health and societal pressure. It’s heart-wrenching and really quite brilliant.

Bar of the Week: Tonica by The Distillery
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Bar of the Week: Tonica by The Distillery

What is it? This pretty follow-up to GinTonica in Notting Hill serves gigantic gin drinks enhanced with vibrant garnishes.Why go? For drinks that stand out from all those other G&Ts.

Petra Cortright: ‘Pale Coil Cold Angel’
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Petra Cortright: ‘Pale Coil Cold Angel’

What is it? The splodgy, textured, joyfully colourful surfaces of Petra Cortright’s paintings are frozen moments of digital time. Get up close and you realise all the ‘brushstrokes’ are Photoshop, the textures just digital effects.Why go? The young American artist takes the disposable, consumer-media aesthetic of Pinterest boards and internet searches and condenses it down into glittering paintings.

‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’
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‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’

What is it? A neat adaption of Muriel Spark’s most famous novel.Why go? Lia Williams attacks the title role with a conviction and intelligence that is, quite frankly, next-level stuff. She really is in her prime.

Queer and Now
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Queer and Now

What is it? A one-day festival full of zine-making workshops, crafts and performances from London’s LGBT+ community. Why go? To rip up history’s outdated ideas of gender. 

The Great Get Together
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The Great Get Together

What is it? The Crafty North London Summer Makers Market and Garden Party is joining forces with The Great Get Together to remember the late MP Jo Cox. Why go? To celebrate community spirit, have a jolly good shop or learn a new skill. 

A Polaroid for a Refugee
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A Polaroid for a Refugee

What is it? See candid and moving photographs of refugees newly arrived in Europe and explore their individual stories at this display of a selection of images from Giovanna del Sarto’s ‘A Polaroid for a Refugee’.Why go? To see a more personal side to the refugee crisis.

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Shoreditch
Shoreditch

Indie shops, ace nightlife and tasty street food

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Check out our guides to every neighbourhood in London

Notting Hill
Notting Hill

Great cinemas, pretty pastel streets and the famous Portobello Road Market 

Greenwich
Greenwich

Home of Greenwich Mean Time and amazing London views 

Brixton
Brixton

A go-to haunt for foodies, clubbers, artists and rockers alike  

South Kensington
South Kensington

Home to iconic institutions and incredible museums 

Hackney
Hackney

Edgy restaurants, world-class coffee and ace independent shops 

South Bank
South Bank

A hub of cultural activity, state-funded arts and entertainment venues

King’s Cross
King’s Cross

Urban parks, canal-side fun and brilliant brunch spots

Soho
Soho

Bright lights, drinking dens and unforgettable entertainment

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