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The smell of barbecues has been wafting its way across London for a couple of weeks now, but without following the smells, it can be tricky to know where you can/can’t light one up. Not all parks have a license to grill, so make sure to check out our list so you’re in-the-know this summer.

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Highbury Fields
Highbury Hill, N5 1AR

When the sun comes out, the crowds flock to Highbury Fields like clockwork. Boasting large grassy areas, an adventure play area for the …

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Remember that short burst of heat we had in London a couple of weekends ago? Well, the warmth is on its way back as we slowly creep into summer and the longer, lighter evenings make us want to stay outdoors with our friends. And what better place to hangout than at one of the capital’s many rooftop bars? Save us a seat! Here’s our pick of the top five rooftops you should head to this summer…

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Notch
535 Oxford Street, W1C 2QW

A new addition to the …

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New to London Town? First arriving in the big smoke can be both an overwhelming and an exciting adventure. The city is filled with an endless amount of things to see and do during the day – and of course as night falls. It goes without saying, you will find many of the world’s most famous attractions in London; such as Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Tower Bridge, to name just a few. But if you are looking to experience the culture of London without breaking the bank and are not so sure where to start, check out some of …

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Next week, temperatures in London are expected to climb back up to a tropical 21 degrees, which we say is a perfectly reasonable excuse for ice cream! But we’re not talking any ice cream – we’re talking about the softest, creamiest, tastiest gelato outside of Italy. Artisan maker, La Gelatiera, has just opened its second branch in Stratford’s East Village, and trust us when we say – it’s seriously upping the gelato game.

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La Gelatiera’s first parlour in Covent Garden has become somewhat of …

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Now, who doesn’t rave about ramen?! When you’re based in the capital with thousands of restaurants to enjoy, you’re probably familiar with at least a couple of London’s finest ramen restaurants. And, with the warm weather seizing the city, there’s nothing better than a light but comforting dinner of fresh noodles and broth to enjoy. We just love this famous Japanese dish, so here are our picks of the best ramen joints to check out!

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Bone Daddies
31 Peter Street, W1F 0AR

Often cited as the best …

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