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Roller disco

London's best alternative work Christmas party ideas

Mon, 20 Oct 2014

Want to shake things up this year? From roller discos to ceilidh dancing, here are some ideas to inspire

Pete Brown

Brown's beer: Why Guinness is late to the craft beer party

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

Is our male-about-ale Pete Brown right? Tweet us @Londonlovesbiz

House of St Barnabas

The best Christmas party venues in London

Fri, 10 Oct 2014

It might not be Halloween yet, but if you want a decent venue for your Christmas party you need to book now. Don’t panic! Here’s our guide

Some bottles of wine in a cellar

Didn't you know? Lidl has some amazing wines at bargain prices. Here are Lidl's best tipples...

Thu, 9 Oct 2014

The discount retailer is wooing the middle class with wines including Château Margaux and Saint-Émilion Grand-Cru

Beer bottle city

Brown's beer: Why beer (and NOT wine) goes with everything

Fri, 5 Sep 2014

Is our male-about-ale Pete Brown right? Tweet us @Londonlovesbiz

Beer bottle city

Brown's beer: In praise of lager

Fri, 8 Aug 2014

Our male-about-ale Pete Brown says lager isn’t all bad

Beer festival

Brown's beer: All you need to know about London's biggest celebration of beer

Fri, 1 Aug 2014

Our male-about-ale Pete Brown on the City of Beer festival from 9-16 August

London's weird pub names

London’s weirdest pub names and what they mean

Fri, 25 Jul 2014

Ever wondered about the origns of Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese or The Pyrotechnists Arms?

Trader Vics

Review: Trader Vic’s W1 – a retro tiki delight

Fri, 11 Jul 2014

Trader Vic’s is somewhat unassuming from the outside considering its location. Barely signposted compared to the grand entrance of the Park Lane Hilton beneath which it’s snugly tucked, you’d perhaps need to have heard of Trader Vic’s to know what’s in store, and would have no idea of the scale of the restaurant below.

Clegg Cable pub 1

Brown's beer: Why politicians love beer

Fri, 27 Jun 2014

It all started with Barack Obama.

Beer festival

Brown's Beer: Why you have to embrace summer festivals

Fri, 23 May 2014

Do something new, our columnist urges

beer

Brown's beer: And the award for the best drinks producer goes to....

Thu, 15 May 2014

Our male-about-ale Pete Brown on judging the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards

Fat man drinks

UK NOT on top 10 list of world's heaviest drinking countries – so which are?

Tue, 13 May 2014

Think Britain’s a nation of binge drinkers? Think again.