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Mondays can be tough so here’s a random London-centric short film to help pass the afternoon. “Mind the Gap” is based on the true story of the widow of London actor, Oswald Lawrence, who recorded the tube’s safety message. His widow would wait on the platform after his death to […]

Mind the Gap

Shackfuyu aubergine and wings 2
We are huge fans of Bone Daddies so when we heard the team had launched a new tapas-style pop-up, we were (almost) first in line to try it out. Shackfuyu will offer a regularly changing menu of Japanese fusion small plates and cocktails for one year. In usual Bone Daddies-style, […]


Weekend 27 February - 1 March
Is it really already the end of February? 2015 seems to be disappearing before it’s even begun! Here are a couple of ways to take some time out and slow down this weekend. The last Friday of the month means it’s time for the V&A’s Friday Late. This month’s theme […]

Weekend Watch: 27 February – 1 March 2015

Weekend 20-22 February 2015
Another weekend is upon us! How will you celebrate your two days of freedom? Attingham Park will be hosting Snowdrop Evening walks from 5.30pm to 8pm each day this weekend. The woodlands will be transformed with hundreds of candles and fairy lights to give you the opportunity to see the […]

Weekend Watch: 20-22 February 2015

London Gin Club
I know traditional wisdom holds that gin is a summer drink, but trust me on this one. Even in the depths of winter, the London Gin Club is well worth a visit. This casual bar in Soho is home to over 160 different types of gin, each served with its […]

London Gin Club

Weekend 13-15 February
This weekend plays host to a day that is either one of the most romantic of the year or one of the most obnoxious – it’s all a matter of perspective! Here’s a few ideas to keep yourself amused, whatever your tolerance for romance. It seems a popular activity for […]

Weekend Watch: 13-15 February 2015

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On Friday evening, we had some foodie friends flying into town so we wanted to find a late dinner, sans reservations that didn’t compromise on quality. Enter Burger and Lobster. Burger and Lobster doesn’t have a menu because it doesn’t need one. There are only three dishes available: lobster, lobster […]

Burger and Lobster

So what’s this all about, I hear you ask? In a nutshell, London By Lauren will be an up-to-date guide to where to go and what to do in London. I’ll be eating, drinking, shopping and exploring my way across town and sharing my discoveries here with you. If you have a […]