Laura Reynolds Covent Garden’s Delicious Custard Tart Shop Just Opened A Second Branch Love food? Join our new Facebook Group, Foodie Finds, to discuss all things edible in London. Pasteleria Santa Nata has opened a second branch in Covent Garden, just a couple of months after launching its first store in the area. The store…

The view from Vista at the Trafalgar Whenever there’s sunshine on this small island, make the most of it by enjoying the capital’s beer gardens and rooftop bars. Whatever the temperature, we’ve put together a series of pub crawls so you can enjoy multiple pints in the sun, allowing you to spread your patronage far…

A new playground where children will be able to see all the things that plants need to grow is set to open at Kew Gardens in south-west London this weekend. The area is the size of 40 tennis courts and took two years to build. It contains over 100 mature trees and is designed so…

The Dolphin in Sydenham Sitting outdoors with a good, honest pint is one of the timeless joys of London. Fortunately, our city is blessed with hundreds of al fresco drinking spaces, from tiny roof terraces to sprawling gardens. Land value being what it is, you’re most likely to find the bigger, more verdant types the…

Robin Gill, who runs The Dairy and the recently Bib Gourmand awarded Sorella in Clapham, is going big for his next restaurant. Darby’s, named in honour of his father who was a well-known jazz musician both in Ireland and the US, will be opening in Embassy Gardens, the very swish new development next to the…

Tabish Khan Dale Chihuly’s Enchanting Glass Sculptures Make Kew Gardens Even More Magical Dale Chihuly, Kew Gardens 5 Cherry blossoms and Chihuly are a perfect match. © Chihuly Studio/Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Sunlight glints off a beautiful, elevated sapphire star. On the green grass and under blue skies, the delicate glass sculpture looks both in…

Image copyright Chihuly Studio/RBG Kew Visitors to Kew Gardens this spring will see a different kind of flowering, courtesy of celebrated US artist Dale Chihuly. Fourteen years on from his last exhibition at the Royal Botanic Gardens, the Seattle-based sculptor has returned with another display of his luminous, arresting artworks. Image copyright Chihuly Studio/RBG Kew…