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Party o’three review: Allan Pickett at Sanderson London

Party o’three review: Allan Pickett at Sanderson London

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"Sanderson (never 'the') is London’s original cool hotel, unless you have a thing for The Hempel. And for the duration of the summer there’s an Allan Pickett residency."

Party o’three review: Percy & Founders, London

Party o’three review: Percy & Founders, London

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In the first of an occasional series (until they get bored of it), three of our favourite contributors dine together and compare notes: Simon Gage, vegetarian, Karen Krizanovich, orthorexic, and Stephen Unwin - not doing sugar right now (unless in booze)

Why we love the screening room at One Aldwych

Why we love the screening room at One Aldwych

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Sitting soft with a flute of champagne is our favourite way to enjoy something on the big screen in London

From Nobu to Armani | The new Qatar A380

From Nobu to Armani | The new Qatar A380

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Qatar Airways’ new A380 service from London sets the bar even higher for Business and First class – and there’s not a single gold tap in sight

Pretty in pink | David Shrigley at Sketch

Pretty in pink | David Shrigley at Sketch

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UK artist David Shrigley’s takeover of the Gallery at Sketch has resulted in the pinkest and prettiest dining room in London

Frank Gehry in Rioja | Hotel Marques de Riscal

Frank Gehry in Rioja | Hotel Marques de Riscal

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"The genius of Gehry’s architecture is that it changes minute by minute, according to the light. From morning to afternoon, to after dark, it’s a wondrous inhabitable sculpture"

All-inclusive Mexico, all good | Ocean Maya Royale

All-inclusive Mexico, all good | Ocean Maya Royale

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We've discovered an all-inclusive resort in Mexico that we actually rather like. As long as you have privileges

Verden

Verden

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"Verden has aesthetics to burn. And, crucially, it doesn’t look like absolutely everywhere else – there’s no mismatched charity shop plates and cutlery"

Review: British Airways Club World from London to New York| LHR vs LCY

Review: British Airways Club World from London to New York| LHR vs LCY

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British Airways Club World to JFK - which way to go?

Basque in glory: the best hotel in San Sebastián

Basque in glory: the best hotel in San Sebastián

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The best hotel in San Sebastián is a fabulously refurbished belle époque grande dame, right next to the old town