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The Colony Club Casino, Bar & Restaurant, Mayfair (Bar / Restaurant / Club)
“Top 10 things you need to know about The Colony Club: 1) This may be a members’ club...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 18 Nov 15}

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Pachamama, Marylebone (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things to know about Pachamama: 1) Have you ever wondered what a Peruvian restaurant in London smells like? The answer is new. Walk down the stairs that lead to the Pachamama restaurant and you’ll...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 04 Nov 14}

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Après (closed), Marylebone (Bar)
“Top 10 things you should know about Après bar: 1) Ah! The tiki bar. Those exotic themed drinking establishments that originated in America after WWII from some semi-understood visions of tropical paradise...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 10 Aug 14}

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The Liquor Station, Wembley (Bar / Restaurant)
“Top 10 things you need to know about The Liquor Station, Wembley: 1) Where did you say it was again?! Wembley. Yep, that place with the massive stadium and arena that people (unless they dwell in Wembley)...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 02 Jun 14}

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Cantina Laredo, West End (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learned about Cantina Laredo: 1) It’s a Mexican restaurant located smack bang in between Covent Garden and Leicester Square tube stations – leading up to the Seven Dials area. 2)...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 01 Apr 14}

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Ergon, Marylebone (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we learned about Ergon restaurant: 1) It is a Greek deli and restaurant nestled between the food quarter of St. Christopher’s Place and Selfridges near Oxford Street. 2) Greeks don’t...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 12 Feb 14}

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Whyte & Brown, Soho (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we discovered about Whyte & Brown restaurant when we visited:  1) Carnaby Street is not as swinging as it was in the Sixties, but it’s still a trendy hotspot where the after work media...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 19 Aug 13}

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Elistano, Chelsea (Bar / Restaurant)
“And in this week’s episode of Graze In Chelsea, Prosecco is bubbling away from the very start and there’s a will-they-won’t-they situation between Tagliatelle and Risotto at a west London Italian restaurant. SCENE...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 31 May 13}

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Assiette Anglaise (closed), Angel & Islington (Restaurant)
“Top 10 things we discovered about Assiette Anglais restaurant when we visited: 1) Highbury and Islington station may be the entrance to the dodgy end of Upper Street but it is the transport hub to the...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 07 Jan 13}

Picture of Bitter Sweet (closed), Soho, London

Bitter Sweet (closed), Soho (Bar / Club)
'Cause it's a bittersweet symphony, this life Try to make ends meet You're a slave to money then you die I'll take you down the only road I've ever been down You know the one that takes you to...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 06 Jan 13}

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Reunion, Victoria (Bar / Hotel)
Best for: Long overdue catch ups with friends over gin in teacups. Great: Clever and hospitable bar staff with a passion for concocting cocktails. Ah, reunions....”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 10 Dec 12}

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Benito's Hat, Kings Cross (Restaurant)
“Once Upon A Time In Benito’s Hat: OPENING SCENE Sanj: I never heard of him. Nini: Who? Sanj: The one you recommended. Nini: Benito? Wiped out a couple of towns single-handedly with his salsa...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 21 Sep 12}

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The Thatched House, Hammersmith (Bar / Restaurant)
Best for: local gin; wholesome pub grub; fairytale endings. Great: if you want to get lost in west London. Once upon a time there were two hungry kids called Hansel...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 31 Jul 12}

Picture of Great Taste at the Cadogan, Belgravia, London

Great Taste at the Cadogan, Belgravia (Restaurant / Hotel)
Best for: the best of the best British produce. Great: fine and dandy dining in sublime surroundings. The name is Lillie. Not Lily. Don’t you forget it. Don’t forget...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 22 May 12}

Picture of B@1 (Be At One), Putney, London

B@1 (Be At One), Putney (Bar)
Best for: Cocktails with all the trimmings; and lots of cocktails with the letter ‘z’ in (English Fizz, Aperol Spritz, Swizzle, Sazerac…) Great: high spirits and a...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 12 Apr 12}

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Ben's Canteen, Clapham (Bar / Restaurant)
Best for: burgers; beef; black pudding; beer; all things British. Great: swapping stories with friends over a plate of deep fried pig’s cheeks followed by the venison. How...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 06 Mar 12}

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So, Soho (Restaurant)
Best for: black cod in miso; scallop and daikon salad; and sushi (of course). Great: a bit of Zen time out from Piccadilly Chaos (sorry, Circus) and to escape the Believe...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 13 Dec 11}

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The Folly, City of London (Bar / Restaurant)
“[article in The Acorn Chronicle – Britain’s bestselling newspaper for garden fellows] Bill & Ben Flee Garden For Folly Fun Bill and Ben the Flowerpot Men escaped from their flowerbeds for a London...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 28 Oct 11}

Picture of Sherlock’s Bar, Marylebone, London

Sherlock’s Bar, Marylebone (Bar / Hotel)
Best for: unraveling the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life. Great: Tapas bar dishes for the sleuth on the go in and around Baker...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 28 Sep 11}

Picture of Lobby Lounge at Crowne Plaza, City of London, London

Lobby Lounge at Crowne Plaza, City of London (Restaurant / Hotel)
Best for: busy business blokes and blokettes who need to escape from the office but still need to do office stuff. Great: for encouraging a bit of good old fashioned...”
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin, Fluid London reviewer 26 Aug 11}

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Fluid Reviews

Top 6 Cabaret Bars & Clubs in London for Naughty Fun

Top 6 Cabaret Bars & Clubs in London for Naughty Fun
Let the show commence! Bring on the dancing girls, and muscle-bound boys! Entertain us London! 05/07/2016
Cabaret, Burlesque & Strip Clubs

Aphrodisiac London: Where To Get Your Sex Drive This Valentine's Day

Aphrodisiac London: Where To Get Your Sex Drive This Valentine's Day
Where to find the food and drink that will get you in the mood for loving this Valentine's Day 13/02/2014
Valentines Day

Slow Food UK Welcomes 100th Member To Chef Alliance (a Londoner!)

Slow Food UK Welcomes 100th Member To Chef Alliance (a Londoner!)
Chef Pierre Koffmann is named the latest member of the Slow Food UK's Chef Alliance. Fluid London looks at how the movement has developed recently 21/11/2013
Restaurants

Chocolate Addiction In London: 4 New Ways To Indulge

Chocolate Addiction In London: 4 New Ways To Indulge
Nina Koo-Seen-Lin investigates how chocoholics, like her, can find help for their chocolate addiction in London. 19/04/2012
Fluid News

Single Celebrities in London: Best Bars, Clubs & Restaurants For Snaring A Celeb

Single Celebrities in London: Best Bars, Clubs & Restaurants For Snaring A Celeb
Danni Minogue is recently single. But which bars, clubs and restaurants in London do her and other celebrities like to hang out in? 10/04/2012
Fluid News

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Loved

"My Gulascheintopf war perfekt and so was the Weissbier. I was in Kingston Steins. I do have a few suggestions for decor and table. 1. you need a little jar of toothpicks on the table to get meat out from..." Which venue is this?

Hated

"I visited browns alone after work and got convinced to spend an hour in the “VIP” room with Jennifer - which is just a corner of the private dance area - no privacy at all. I essentially paid £500 for..." Which venue is this?

This week's faves

  1. Sunset Strip (W1)
  2. SophistiCats (W1)
  3. The Dove (W6)
  4. Freemasons Arms (NW3)
  5. Ristorante Frescobaldi (W1)
  6. Bucket (W2)
  7. Nanban (SW9)
  8. Reun Thai (W6)
  9. 2 Brydges Place (WC2)
  10. Red Rooms (WC2)

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