Out & About

Where to go and what to do covering restaurants, exhibitions, theatre, club nights, movies, concerts, bands and events!

Can a tipple be good for you?

July 6, 2010

For as many reports that alcohol is bad for you there seems to be an equal number espousing its the health benefits. Now while we are not advocating binge drinking we are encouraged that indulging in [read more]

Eat seasonally at Wallace & Co

June 30, 2010

I am a self confessed foodie and have been gripped by the latest series of MasterChef. So imagine my delight when I discovered that MasterChef judge and gourmand Gregg Wallace decided to open his first restaurant near me in Putney, South West London. [read more]

Avoid the World Cup – in style!

June 14, 2010

With the World Cup upon us even the most sophisticated of cocktail bars and members clubs are putting up screens and competing to host the finest viewing experiences. Belle About Town turned to the [read more]

To-Moro To-Moro, I Love Ya To-Moro

June 8, 2010

Moorish restaurant Moro has been on my wish list for ages and because it was my birthday I thought I would tick it off the list and discover if all the hype was deserved. I have unashamedly been [read more]

The Elephant Parade

May 12, 2010

There is something strange happening around London town. Large ornately and individually decorated elephants have sprung up in some unlikely places. There are over 250 of the brightly coloured [read more]

Parliamentary Waffle House

May 2, 2010

From jelly geniuses Bompas & Parr comes The Parliamentary Waffle House, a pop out eatery in Broadwick St just off Carnaby St in London’s West End. Each item on the menu is available in three variations, which correspond with each of the major parties. Orders feed directly into a live rubbish swing ‘o’ meter that gauges the mood of the country as people vote with their mouths. [read more]

The Back-Up Plan

May 1, 2010

This movie touches on a very modern dilemma. While finding Mr or Mrs Right seems to take a whole lot longer these days, it seems that women’s biological clocks have not caught up with this [read more]
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