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Don't eat lunch before going to Bodean's, you need to be hungry (but not hangry) Picture: Giles Christopher

Bodean’s Tower Hill manages to be cheap and cheerful while offering quality, filling food accompanied by some of the best bourbon the world has to offer, London24 finds.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
This bottomless sushi brunch is 90 minutes of pure, delectable relaxation (Picture: Gordon Ramsay / Maze Grill)

Many Londoners will have had that post-brunch ‘why did I just spend so much money on posh scrambled eggs?’ moment. Sushi Sundays at Gordon Ramsay’s Maze in Mayfair will leave you feeling satisfied and tipsily relaxed, without a regret in the world.

Friday, June 17, 2016
Dirty Bones at Kingly Court

Maple syrup-soaked waffles served up with chicken and a fried egg might sound like an unlikely sweet and savoury combination, but it’s a delectable part of Dirty Bones’ new brunch menu.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Helen McCrory as Hester Collyer. Picture: Richard Hubert Smith

Helen McCrory delivers a truly moving performance in Terrence Rattigan’s post-war masterpiece The Deep Blue Sea, an intimate portrayal of a woman who is driven to the brink of suicide by her mad love for an ace pilot.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Nick Holder as Jonathan Peachum (left) and Peter de Jersey as chief inspector “Tiger” Brown (Pic: Richard H Smith)

The Threepenny Opera is not actually an opera. It’s a play with music, first given beat and bar by German composers Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht with the show opening in 1928.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Whoever came up with the concept of a wine week is a hero.

London Wine Week is back over the bank holiday weekend, so head to Devonshire Square for a decadent four-course wine-paired experience at the Disappearing Dining Club pop-up.

Friday, May 20, 2016
Allan Pickett of Piquet, Ben Tish of Salt Yard and Jun Tanaka of The Ninth present The Fitzrovia Collective

Three top chefs and three unique six-course sharing menus. Allan Pickett of Piquet, Ben Tish of Salt Yard and Jun Tanaka of The Ninth are forming a summer alliance, aiming to fuse into perfection.

Friday, May 20, 2016
The Film with Live Orchestra series is always popular - so book fast

Catch epic movies including Gladiator, ET and Amadeus on a giant screen in one of London’s iconic venues, accompanied by internationally renowned musicians playing the soundtracks. Sounds amazing? Read on.

Friday, May 20, 2016
The views from The London Helicopter were spectacular (Picture: Naomi Ackerman)

This whirlwind bird’s eye view of the capital is exhilarating and would make a brilliant special occasion treat for visitors and Londoners alike.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Bold orange yolks, warm sourdough and pea flour drop scones. Nom.

Their elegant, fizz-filled, no thought spared, mouthwatering brunch makes HIX Mayfair the ideal occasion destination.

Friday, May 13, 2016
Summer dating in London can be so much fun (PA)

London has plenty to offer in terms of quirky and unusual places and activities for summer dates. From urban axe throwing to twilight kayaking on the Thames, these ideas should give you plenty of inspiration.

Friday, May 13, 2016
(Photo: Joellepearson via Wikimedia Commons)

Love getting fit, but getting bored of your usual routine? We’ve rounded up some of the quirkier yoga classes that London has to offer so you can mix it up this summer.

Friday, May 13, 2016
Hate the gym? Try out one of these outdoor ways to get fit (Picture: Wireless)

Summer is here - so what are the best ways to get fit outdoors in London? Here’s a handy guide to the huge variety of activities on offer in parks, on rooftops and along rivers in the capital.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
(Photo: D. Sharon Pruitt)

As the mercury rises, so does our need for ice cream. Check out our favourite destinations for a hot summer’s day.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Hampstead Heath bathing ponds is the classic image one has of London's summer outdoor swimming scene (Picture: PA Images)

The sun is out and Londoners want to swim under blue skies. Here is a guide to the best lidos and outdoor swimming pools and ponds in London in 2016. It’s splashy time!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Festivals are the perfect time to experiment with your fashion (Photo by Matt Cowan/Getty Images)

Festival season 2016 is upon us and there are some super-colourful and cool trends you need to get on board with. Here, we’ve picked our favourites looks from designers on Etsy - most of them from London.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
There are a whole host of new dance music festivals happening in London in 2016  - bringing the biggest names in house, techno and trance to the capital (Picture: SW4)

London will see a wave of new dance music festivals in the summer of 2016 - bringing the world’s best names in house, trance, techno, drum and bass and grime to the city. Here are our picks...

Monday, May 9, 2016
Meet Elizabeth James, and her fantastic early nineties fashion (Photo: © London City Airport)

We love a vintage video here at London24, and this old advert for City airport really shows its age.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

It’s a cliché, but The Refinery really is a hidden gem. This restaurant specialises in laidback elegance and prestige ingredients for a very reasonable price, and deserves to be doing a roaring trade.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Mistakes happen - but now they live forever in a digital world (Picture: Pete Le May)

“You’re so beautiful... take a picture, take one for me right now and send it...” Sket delves into the lives of inner London teenagers and uncovers a world where momentary Snapchat decisions can have lifelong consequences.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Razor clams are just one of the delicacies on offer

Charlotte Street has long been home to several great restaurants and The Ninth is no exception.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The cocktails are divine and expertly made by waiters who know what they're talking about

The feel is upmarket but the prices are not. Head to 68 and Boston if you work anywhere near Soho and fancy a mid-week, reasonably priced and well-made cocktail in classic, wood-panelled surroundings.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
The Bootlegger is hidden behind a nondescript black door in the City

Heading through The Bootlegger’s nondescript black door into its carefully styled 1920s Prohibtion era bar is exciting. But once inside, although the cocktails are kooky and the live music loud, the vision doesn’t quite work.

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If you remember this lot you'll love our new West Ham quiz!

One for the West Ham anoraks out there, 18 fiendish questions designed to test your knowledge to the limit.

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If this guy rings a bell you'll love our 17 question West Ham quiz (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

We’ve taken a trip down memory lane and dug up some fantastic West Ham squad photoshoots but how many of those in claret and blue can you name?

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