London's Cultural Guide

Eating and Drinking

Food

Borough Market’s Arabica opens in King’s Cross

The Levantine restaurant occupies the ground floor of the Aga Khan Centre

Drink

MUST DO: Little Creatures Brewery bar, King’s Cross

Western Australian cult brewery sets up shop north of Coal Drops Yard

Food

So you’ve never been to…Opera Tavern, Covent Garden

The high quality West End staple has had a refurb, with a new menu and chef

Drink

The fascinating history of the cocktail

Author Susan Cohen on the centuries-old craze for a bespoke libation

Culture

A Beginners’ guide to…Kiln Theatre, Kilburn

Kilburn’s former Tricycle has just reached a year in its new incarnation. Never been? Here’s all you need to know

Eating and Drinking

The Apple Tree: a new LGBTQ pub in WC1

With queer spaces closing across the capital this is one new opening that’s worth your hard-earned cash

Food

What’s a Carluccio’s picnic hamper like?

Be hungry: this is a proper feast for a bucolic summer evening

Design & Style

MUST DO: The Standard Hotel in King’s Cross

Three restaurants, cocktail bars, a library lounge – and rooms with outdoor bathtubs

Drink

So you’ve never been to… Sunday Beef Club at Rotunda

Waterside destination Rotunda has launched a set four-course weekend feast, says Stephen Emms

Eating and Drinking

Three little gems to discover in Coal Drops Yard

Sure there are big splashy restaurants and flagship brands aplenty, but here’s a trio of tucked-away finds