July is here and it brings with it new restaurants, bars, pop-ups and food trends! Here are just 5 of the best events on July’s agenda.

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Trade Union

Trade Union, Wapping is a pioneering concept which combines four businesses in under roof. Founding chef and restaurateur Adam Marshall explains, “I’ve been in the industry for about 20 years and I’m the sort of person who likes to think about how things can be done differently and better. “I was just thinking one day whether a bar or restaurant is enough nowadays or could it be improved as a concept? This is what we came up with.”

Trade Union have brought together a bar and restaurant, complete with a private function room, with speciality coffeehouse Vagabond, hairdresser Drakes of London, and florist Maua London.

On the menu you can expect to find a seasonal cocktail list and a pizza-focused menu with “just-out-of-the-oven sourdough pizzas and fresh, New York inspired dishes.”

As the hospitality sector continues to evolve, could Trade Union’s co-existing space be the answer? We hope so!

Visit at Thomas More Square, London, E1.

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POND x Le Freakshaker x Uncle Monte’s

You may as well say goodbye to your summer body this year and head down to POND Dalston for some heart-stopping treats.

Joining them is Uncle Monte’s; purveyors of Monte Cristo sandwiches which are loaded with cheese & meat, deep fried, covered with a dusting with icing sugar and served with strawberry jam.

If that wasn’t enough for you, you can end the meal with a Freakshaker, which is the latest trend to hit London’s food scene. We recommend the Pina Colada inspired ‘Freak Shake Sinora’. It’s a real gut buster.

Find them at POND Dalston, 3 Gillett St, London N16 8JH.

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Night Tales

Night Tales launched on June 24th for a 10-week summer residency, They’ve transformed an old stone merchant and car scrap yard in the heart of Hackney Wick which features a 25m2 sun terrace, new concept bars with retrospective elements from previous Night Tales events, and a raised sun deck with private sun-drenched booths where you can enjoy new cocktail creations and favourites from past events.

There is also a traditional British diner courtesy of Nanny Bill’s, a Jamaican beach bar, a Singha discovery bar with a raised sun deck, covered seating areas and a pumping dance floor. They’ve also invited some of the countries most respected DJs who will be playing on a nightly basis with a hand picked selection of London’s finest new restaurant and food businesses serving knock out food.

Find them at 1-2 Hepscott Road, E9 5HA

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Heist Bank

Heist Bank has opened in Paddington and brings something entirely new to the area. It will be operating as a relaxed day to night venue, serving freshly made pizzas alongside a wide selection of local beer, wine and cocktails. Heist Bank have collaborated with in-house artisan florist Botanique, who launched their first flower shop on Exmouth Market in 2015. Meanwhile, bikes stationed outside will be available to borrow for guests to explore the canal and local area.

Shipped straight from Italy, Heist Bank’s wood burning oven will turn out a selection of delicious pizzas featuring local cheeses, cured meats and seasonal toppings. There will also be a range of small plates on the menu including cheese curd and olive doughnuts alongside light, summery snacks such as watermelon with labneh and toasted seeds. The menu will also feature large dishes such as slow-roasted lamb, steak and trout, all cooked to perfection in the wood burning oven. If you have a sweet tooth, Heist Bank’s Mr Whippy ice cream machine with grown-up toppings will be sure to satisfy!

Heist Bank is located at 5 North Wharf Road, Paddington, W2 1LA.

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Salon Couture High-Tea with Suzie Turner

Renowned for its stylish patronage and iconic heritage, The Savoy is collaborating with British couturier, Suzie Turner. The high tea, which launches on Wednesday 6th July, has been inspired by the salons fashion shows of the 1950s and will take place in the Thames Foyer on the first Wednesday of every month.

Showcasing stunning couture gowns, the show will present 10-12 looks from Suzie Turner’s eagerly awaited collection. Pairing high fashion with high tea, guests at the salon will enjoy a welcome cocktail accompanied by a selection of delectable sandwiches, cakes, scones and éclairs, all created by The Savoy’s Executive Pastry Chef, Ludwig Hely. The bespoke éclairs will be decorated with intricate sketches of Suzie Turner designs.

The Salon Couture High-tea is priced at £58 and includes a welcome cocktail created by American Bar Head Bartender Erik Lorincz.

Visit The Savoy at Strand, London, WC2R 0EU



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