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In what will be the party of the 2018 summer season, luxury shopping paradise Nammos Village on the Greek island of Mykonos is to launch on 30th June with a star-studded event attended by supermodels Gigi Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski, with entertainment from Tokio Myers and Fat Moss (aka Kate Moss and DJ Fat Tony)

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

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  • BREAKFAST AT HIDE: THE ULTIMATE WAY TO START THE DAY

    Just a few weeks after launching, Hide is living up to its reputation as “the biggest new opening of 2018.” But it’s not just chef Ollie Dabbous’ lunch and dinner creations that are making waves at his Green Park-based restaurant. Breakfast here is like no other. Served seven days a week on the Ground floor, the menu features such playful surprises as Oeuf en cocotte with wilted greens, girolles & shaved Ogleshield (pictured) together with no less than five different types of croissant, freshly made each day in the on-site bakery.

  • 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

  • ALBERICO PENATI TO HEAD UP THE KITCHEN AT SAN CARLO

    It is one of the UK’s most dynamic hospitality brands with 21 restaurants across the UK, the Middle East and Thailand. Now the San Carlo Group is all set to launch an eponymous new site in one of London’s most stylish neighbourhoods – and what’s more has recruited one of the world’s most celebrated chefs to head up the kitchen. The 130-cover San Carlo will open on Regent Street St James’s on 12th June presided over by internationally renowned Italian chef Alberico Penati, whose illustrious career includes Ristorante Carpaccio, the first Italian restaurant in France to win a Michelin star.

  • LING LING MYKONOS OPENS FOR THE SEASON

    She’s Hakkasan’s younger, feistier sister, and this season the Nammos Group is delighted to announce she’s making her much anticipated return to Mykonos. Located in the centre of the old town, on the former Philippi site, Ling Ling Mykonos is an open-air restaurant and bar, private dining and lounge, handmade for island living and late-night frolics. Using local ingredients to conjure up an intriguing and ever-changing menu of Cantonese small plates and a captivating cocktail menu, Ling Ling is a veritable magnet for discerning revellers.

  • ALTO BY SAN CARLO HOSTS A 7-MICHELIN-STAR EXPERIENCE

    Recently opened on Selfridges’ iconic rooftop, alto by San Carlo confirms its status as one of the capital’s finest new Italian restaurants by announcing a one-night takeover on 27th June by seven of Italy’s most renowned chefs. Gathered together by the acclaimed Italian fine dining consortium Identità Golose, these culinary talents, with no less than seven Michelin stars between them, will offer guests the opportunity to experience an unforgettable culinary journey through Italy’s regional flavours and traditions. Tickets are priced at £160 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. Here you will find a collection of spaces in which to chill out, 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.

  • EXPERIENCE AUTHENTIC RAJASTHAN AT THE CHOKHI DHANI LOUNGE BAR

    Those looking for a more laid back experience at new Battersea restaurant Chokhi Dhani are heading to the ground floor where the relaxed mood counter balances the regal ambience upstairs. Here diners can enjoy small plates of Rajasthani street food, alongside a programme of entertainment featuring dancers, magicians, henna artists and palmists. There’s even an on-site bazaar selling beautiful and intricate jewellery.

  • THE OLD CURIOSITY LAUNCHES NATION’S FIRST GIN BOTANICAL GARDEN

    Not content with giving gin lovers something very different – a smooth and flavourful gin distilled using floral botanicals free of chemicals, sugars, fruit extracts or flavour compounds – Edinburgh-based distillery The Old Curiosity is all set to launch the nation’s first and only pure working gin botanical garden. Here along with over 1000 juniper bushes and the largest collection of apothecary roses in the UK, you will find all the other glorious ingredients that go into creating this magical, natural, colour changing gin range.

  • MICHELIN STAR JAMES SOMMERIN PUBLISHES FIRST COOKBOOK

    Michelin-starred chef James Sommerin is to publish his first book. Available from 16 July, the appropriately titled Generations not only reveals the secrets behind his incredible food, but of a remarkable career. Lavishly photographed, 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 Restaurant James Sommerin in Penarth. Packed with 40 signature recipes and featuring a foreword by the legendary Claude Bosi, Generations will be available to buy from the restaurant’s website, priced at £39.95.

  • ALL THAT GLITTERS IS LSK’S TRIBUTE TO TINA TURNER

    With the world premiere of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical currently wowing ecstatic crowds at the nearby Aldwych Theatre, Leicester Square Kitchen is joining in the festivities by gifting one limited-edition ‘Simply The Best’ cocktail to anyone who chooses to start their evening with the restaurant’s pre-theatre menu and presents a ticket to the show. A dazzling combo of BarSol Quebranta Pisco, lemon, blackberries & thyme syrup, gold glitter and Moët & Chandon, LSK’s own tribute to a remarkable woman who dared to defy the bounds of age, gender and race will be available until 30th September.

  • MAÎTRE CHOUX’S TOWERING ACHIEVEMENT!

    By popular demand, please welcome Maitre Choux’s new addition: the Pièce Montée! This little beauty is the specialist patisserie’s take on the confectionery centrepiece that traditionally takes an architectural or sculptural form. Comprising different flavoured choux, it is perfect for any event, from weddings and birthdays through to christenings.

  • MNKY HSE: MAKING ROOM FOR LONDON’S MOST EXCLUSIVE EVENTS

    Host to some of London’s most exclusive private parties, guests have thrilled to MNKY HSE’s unique offering that bridges the gap between casual, high-end dining and late-night entertainment in a multi-sensorial setting. The perfect venue for any private or corporate gathering, whether celebratory lunches and dinners, cocktail receptions, business meetings, product launches or VIP parties, this Mayfair favourite mixes the very best Latin American food, created by head chef Mark Morrans, and ‘experimental’ cocktails with renowned music artists from around the world.

  • 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!

  • NOVIKOV HAS IT DOWN TO A ROYAL TEA

    It’s the most quintessential of British culinary experiences. But what happens when two of the capital’s finest Italian and Asian restaurants decide to put their own decidedly different stamp on afternoon tea? Well, from 11 June you can head to Novikov Restaurant & Bar in Mayfair and find out. In the drop dead gorgeous surroundings of The Italian Restaurant, feast on delicacies such as king crab & avocado bruschetta; burrata & truffle “tacos” and craquelin Chantilly cream profiteroles. With the scones and clotted cream offering a nod to the traditional, Novikov’s Royal Tea is priced at £120 for two.

  • COLICCI AND MIZZI STUDIO ANNOUNCE MAJOR NEW ROYAL PARKS PROJECT

    Historic green spaces Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’s Park and Victoria Tower Gardens are to be enhanced by a family fleet of 20 Colicci kiosks. These striking new sculptural structures, created by the multi award-winning Mizzi Studio, will pioneer the next generation of kiosk design. Opening from 1 October 2018 onwards, the 20 sites will include ten freestanding mobile kiosks and three refurbished Colicci kiosks. Set to enrich the everyday life of all Londoners and the city’s countless visitors, they will be complemented by six vintage ice cream trucks.

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