Fabulous things to do on the weekend

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Struggling to decide what to do on the weekend? Well, worry not as the team at City Matters have put together a list of some fun activities to do over the weekend. Read on to find out more.

Go for a few drinks in a themed terrace

Say bonjour to the charming new Parisian themed terrace at The Happenstance by Drake & Morgan, created in partnership with iconic French aperitif, Lillet. Situated in the heart of St Paul’s, the all-weather La Vie En Rosé terrace is dressed top-to-toe with rich crimson florals, twinkling lights and a Lillet bicycle for the ultimate Emily in Paris photo-opp. Enter through a vast floral arch made from ruby-red roses before sipping on bespoke Lillet cocktails and enjoying a range of sharing plates.

10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7DX |

Try a new menu in the City

Hithe + Seek latest collaboration with MasterChef: The Professionals contestant and Co-Founder of Palette Dining and Hash Hut London, James Sharp. Celebrating bold and flavourful ingredients Hithe + Seek’s Head Chef, Fabio De Paolis, and James Sharp have combined their expertise, to create a menu that includes punchy, flavour-filled dishes, which will be available from Tuesday 7 May – Saturday 11 May. Expect elevated Hash browns infused with brown butter and beef tartar. Seared Queen scallops and p_oached oysters, alongside Mini-Venison saddle wellington._

Hit up a brunch

Sashay down to London’s dazzling New Drag Brunch Series – launching on Saturday 18th May and running throughout the summer at Devonshire Terrace by Drake & Morgan (just 5 minutes’ walk from Liverpool Street Station). Prepare for a day of fun, flair and a whole lot of fierceness! Tickets HERE, including entertainment and two brunch dishes.

On Saturday 18th May, witness the spiciest sausage – Choriza May (as seen on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK) – taking centre-stage and entertaining guests with lip-sync showdowns, live comedy crack-ups and games galore, plus a DJ and host. Additional TV queen headliners throughout the summer include the legendary Anna PhylacticElektra Fence & Scarlett Harlett.

Head to Stratford

If you’re looking for a spot out of the City to visit, then why not head to Bamboo-Mat Stratford. On arrival, you will notice how friendly the staff are. George, the restaurant manager is fantastic and on-hand to offer advice on the standout dishes on the menu.

The vegetarian dishes on this menu are absolutely delicious. To start, the padron peppers are incredibly moreish and perfect to share. The veg ceviche are not only a feast for the eyes but are a great starter. However, if you’re more of a sushi lover then you are in for a treat. The crispy mozzarella maki is wonderful and generously portioned but the star of the show for us, most certainly is the vulcano maki. The cocktails here are also perfect for those ‘Insta shots.

This restaurant deserves all the credit – the food is superb and the amazing service really will have you coming back again.

For more information, visit Bamboo-Mat Stratford

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