August News

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We are delighted to announce that our campaign to launch luxury shopping paradise Nammos Village, which saw the likes of Gigi Hadid, Emily Ratajkowski, Kate Moss and Nicole Scherzinger descended on the Greek island of Mykonos, was seen by an incredible three billion people in its first month alone! The icing on the cake was to be put forward for a prestigious PR Week Campaign of the Month accolade.

Below you will find details of what some of our clients are up to this month.

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  • ADRIAN HOUSTON’S PORTRAIT OF THE TREE TO OPEN AT NEW UNIT GALLERY

    Renowned photographer Adrian Houston’s latest exhibition, A Portrait of the Tree, will be held at Unit Gallery’s brand-new space in Hanover Square from 17th to 28th September. Easily the most ambitious project of his career, Adrian has spent the last four years travelling the world photographing trees that hold a special meaning for an extraordinary group of people, from Richard Branson and Tony Kirkham, Head of Arboretum at Kew Gardens, to actress Goldie Hawn

  • NOVIKOV HAS IT DOWN TO A TEA

    Running from 14th to 20th August, Afternoon Tea Week is just around the corner. So where better to celebrate than at Mayfair favourite Novikov Restaurant & Bar where from now until the end of August, you can enjoy this quintessentially British culinary experience, but with a regal twist? In the drop dead gorgeous surroundings of The Italian Restaurant, feast on delicacies as king crab & avocado bruschetta; burrata & truffle “tacos”; Wagyu wrap with onion marmalade & rocket and Craquelin Chantilly cream profiteroles. Novikov’s Royal Tea is priced at £120 for two.

  • THE HIDE OF FASHION

    Whilst Ollie Dabbous’ cooking may have had UK food writers waxing lyrical, there’s another reason why the recently opened Hide has become one of London’s most Instagrammed restaurants. To ensure diners have the best possible backdrop against which to enjoy Ollie’s food, Evgeny Chichvarkin and Tatiana Fokina from co-owners Hedonism Wines, created an extraordinary concept with the help of interior design firm These White Walls and architectural consultancy lustedgreen. At the heart of the restaurant is a show-stopping, twisting oak staircase designed by Atmos Studio which “grows” from the basement bar, connecting the two floors above.

  • SAN CARLO, ST JAMES’S NOW OPEN

    San Carlo restaurant has now opened with the amazing Alberico Penati (Harry’s Bar at Annabel’s, Alberico at Aspinalls, 5 Hertford Street) at the helm. Using only the finest Italian produce, Alberico’s menus include seasonal choices served alongside classic dishes. Guests can also feast on a collection of sharing plates for two including Insalata di Frutti di Mare alla Genovese (fish & shellfish with marinated summer vegetables).

  • EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF SAKE THIS SEPTEMBER

    The Joy of Sake, America’s largest sake celebration, is expanding to Europe for the first time with a stop in London, the fourth and newest city on its 2018 world tour. The event will take place on Friday 28 September from 6pm until 9pm at the Barbican Centre. Now the largest sake-tasting outside Japan, the annual event has grown from 124 sakes in 2001 to more than 400. Nearly half are ultra-premium daiginjo sakes, made from the innermost core of the rice grain.

  • CHOKHI DHANI TAKES IT OUTSIDE WITH NEW SHISHA TERRACE

    Escape the heat and head for Battersea-based Rajasthani restaurant Chokhi Dhani which is now home to a glorious new riverside terrace. Here you can not only imbibe one of its signature cocktails and tapas-style plates of flavoursome street food, but also enjoy one of the capital’s most extensive shisha menus. Shisha sommelier Sam is on hand to help everyone from the uninitiated to the connoisseur, whether their tastes run to the familiar strawberry, apple or grape or to the rather more exotic. Red gummi bears and pistachio breeze anyone?

  • IN CELEBRATION OF FRIDA KAHLO: LSK’S COLOURFUL MEXICAN BRUNCHES

    Ranked as one of the top three Mexican restaurants in London, Leicester Square Kitchen further strengthens its roots by celebrating one of the most anticipated exhibitions of the season – the V&A’s Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up – with a series of vibrant brunches. Held on select Saturdays between now and 3 November, these unmissable afternoons of exquisite food, cocktails, Frida-themed flower installations and DJ sets will not only pay tribute to one of the greatest ever Mexican artists, but bring the sounds, colours and flavours of Latin America to the heart of London’s entertainment district.

  • MICHELIN STAR JAMES SOMMERIN PUBLISHES FIRST COOKBOOK

    Generations, the first book from Michelin-starred chef James Sommerin, is now available to buy from the Restaurant James Sommerin website, priced at £39.95. This lavishly illustrated tome not only reveals the secrets behind his incredible food, but of a remarkable career. Featuring 40 signature recipes, it charts James’ journey from humble beginnings to winning his first Michelin star at The Crown at Whitebrook, before repeating the feat in 2016 at his eponymous restaurant in Penarth.

  • PUTTING ON THE SPRITZ AT MAY FAIR BAR

    The perfect way to celebrate the fabulously warm evenings we are all enjoying, the Spritz has never been more popular. So why not head down to the May Fair Barwhere from now until 22 September they are putting their very own spin on a classic? Choose from a trio of tempting tipples, including the Limoncello & Thyme Spritz, a refreshing combo of Belvedere vodka, limoncello and lemon topped with prosecco.

  • MILAN FAVOURITE CAMILLO BENSO TO OPEN IN MAYFAIR

    The just opened Camillo Benso brings a touch of Milan’s inimitable dining style to the heart of Mayfair. Following in the hugely successful footsteps of its eponymous sibling, which in just three short years has become one of Milan’s most popular fine dining destinations, the new restaurant offers a sublime menu created using the finest and freshest products delivered daily from Italy. Best of all, you can enjoy them at prices not often seen in this most exclusive of neighbourhoods.

  • ENJOY A BLOOMING LOVELY TEA AT SCOFF & BANTER

    Scoff & Banter, in collaboration with luxury Mayfair florists Wild Things Flowers, invites you to mark Afternoon Tea Week with a flower crown crafting workshop followed by a last chance to savour its limited-edition Summer Blossom Afternoon Tea. Head down to this Kensington favourite on 18th August where you will be welcomed with a glass of edible flower-infused prosecco. Floral creations assembled, the scene is set for a veritable feast of freshly made finger sandwiches, homemade scones, floral-enhanced macaroons and rose-iced cupcakes. This unique experience runs from 1.30pm until 4.30pm and is priced at £79 per person.

  • IT IBIZA: WHERE THE SOUL OF ITALY FUSES WITH THE HEART OF IBIZA

    Located in the heart of Marina Botafoch, IT Ibiza is one of the hottest fine dining hubs on the island. Open all year round, guests flock here for the gorgeous views, incredible service and, above all, the sublime flavours and amazing creativity of two Michelin-starred chef Gennaro Esposito. But IT Ibiza is not just a restaurant; it’s an experience. Chill out in a collection of spaces, enjoy a cocktail or aperitivo and watch Gennaro and his team prepare your food. All the while the island’s finest DJs are on hand to ensure smooth daytime beats segue seamlessly into evening grooves.

  • HANKIES HAS IT COVERED!

    As we bask in record-breaking temperatures, why not head to an eatery that is famous for evoking the balmy nights, vibrancy and heady scents of India? Even better Hankies Café will do so without breaking the bank! Since the brilliant chef Anirudh Arora launched his unique Delhi street food concept on Shaftsbury Avenue in 2016, locals, theatre goers and visitors alike have flocked to enjoy his simple, fresh and aromatic north Indian creations, all served tapas-style. With the most expensive dish on the menu just £12, and the majority around £4-6, Hankies’ dishes are not only tailor-made for sharing and snacking, but for experimenting with too!

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY ULI!

    Originally established on the All Saints Road in 1997 by restaurateur Michael Lim, ULI was loved by all thanks to its fresh, honest approach to Asian cuisine. When it closed its doors in 2013, almost the entire neighbourhood mourned. One regular, Graham Rebak, was so upset he prised Michael out of retirement and opened a new site in Notting Hill. Almost two years to the day, the new ULI has achieved the heady heights of its predecessor. Offering a veritable oasis this summer is the restaurant’s huge terrace which is the perfect spot in which to indulge in some signature peppercorn salted prawns accompanied by a refreshing cocktail.

  • GET CARRIED AWAY BY ADAM WILLIAMS’ LATEST COLLECTION

    He is the acclaimed talent behind such renowned pieces as the iconic Icicle Table. Now sculptor and designer Adam Williams has been inspired by something very different for his latest chair collection – classic cars. Taking the aerodynamic bodywork and sculptural air vents of these models as his starting point, designs commissioned and completed to date include the Cobra Daytona, Ford GT40 and a 1950’s Bentley Continental. All chairs are made to order with a lead time of 12 to 14 weeks. Prices start from £6,500, dependent on car model and materials.

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