Reviews

  • Moxy London (Bar)
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Reviews

    The regeneration of Stratford, East London has seen it become a centre of transport, communications, retail and commerce as well as a creative hub. Hot on the heels of these housing developments, Stratford International Station, the Olympic Stadium and Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are a cluster of bars and clubs, hotels and restaurants hoping to […]

  • Polterheist (Film)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    The title should give it away, but don’t worry, this play on words will soon become self explanatory. Prepare for a few surprises because this low budget horror movie has a high budget feel and bridges one or two genres in an inimitable northern style. Filmed in Bradford, Leeds and Manchester, Polterheist draws you into […]

  • The Murdér Express (Theatre)
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Drama & Theatre, Food & Dining, Reviews

    Murder-Mystery on the Murdér Express steam train departing from a reconstructed train station at the Pedley Street Arches, Tower Hamlets. Is it theatre, is it a pop-up restaurant? Well, few before have ‘popped up’ with the lavish attention to detail and period grandeur of this immersive dining experience presented by award-winning creative collective Funicular. From […]

  • Waterside Cafe, Little Venice (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Places, Reviews

    LITTLE VENICE is a pretty suitable description for this tranquil canal area which is on everyone’s list of the capital’s most romantic and picturesque places to visit. We can thank 19th-century poet Robert Browning for naming it after Italy’s more famous city of waterways. But there are no gondolas here, although, swans and ducks are […]

  • Avengers: Infinity War (Film)
    Posted in: Movies & TV Shows, Reviews

    In the 1970s and 80s, comic book fans could buy official Marvel Superhero Trump Cards which sought to answer the question ‘who is the most powerful superhero of all?’ This movie answers that question in emphatic fashion and has little respect for the traditional card game rules. Comic book fans dismayed by how cinema has […]

  • Adapt to Survive: Hayward Gallery (Exhibition)
    Posted in: Galleries & Museums, Reviews, Shows & Exhibitions

    One of the first exhibitions at the Hayward Gallery’s new HENI Project Space, this group exhibition features multi-disciplinary approaches to futuristic living spaces, architecture and environments.What’s Hot London? magazine’s editor & arts reviewer Eddie Saint-Jean attends the private view. What’s Hot London? news, stories and features are available online, limited edition monthly print magazine and […]

  • Rooftop Gardens: Coq d’Argent (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    The warmer spring weather will, no doubt, embolden British diners to chance outdoor dining. It’s been a little up and down recently but, thankfully, no repeat of the Russian winter weather reports in late March so the heated rooftop terraces of the likes of Coq d’ Argent beckon for classy diners. This elegant French restaurant […]