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Ampersand Hot News – Autumn 2017

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Both India and Sri Lanka continue to be among the hottest destinations for travel for 2018. From intimate cruises down the Ganges River, taking in temple towns and river dolphins to discovering rock-cut swimming pools and inner healing at Ayurvedic retreats, the two countries have never offered more unforgettable experiences. We have chosen a few of the most exciting openings on our radar…

Where to Find the Best Brunch in London

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Breakfast, lunch and dinner have been pushed to one side – in case you hadn’t heard, brunch is the most important meal of the day. In recent years the brunch industry has been booming with people of all ages, genders and social groups scheduling a tasty combination of lunch and breakfast into their weekends...

Tipple & Feast: Darjeeling Express

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London’s Indian food scene has added another string to its bow with the recent opening of Darjeeling Express, a restaurant which translates the famed Mughal cuisine into something fresh and innovative. Kolkata-born founder and chef, Asma Khan has laid down roots in Soho’s Kingly Court, and here we talk about her journey into the restaurant scene...

10 of the Most Iconic Moments in Wimbledon

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There’s nothing more eagerly anticipated in the British summer calendar than Wimbledon. Here we look back on some of the most ionic Wimbledon moments through the years. From Fred Perry’s first ever win for Britain, to the Nadal v Federer match, Wimbledon has brought us some incredible moments through history…

Dining Al Fresco: 10 of London’s Best

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Summertime is when London takes it outside. Michelin starred restaurants, family-run cafés and glittering bars. There’s so much to choose from that it helps to know where look for the best outdoor hot spots. Here's our al fresco dining guide of London’s ten best outdoor eating options...

Research trip: Exploring Somerset & Devon

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On a cold and blustery evening in London Ampersand's UK specialists Ellie and Rosie, set off for a couple of nights to explore Somerset and Devon, taking in three spearheads of the deep south west...

Top 10 Things to do in Ireland

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After enjoying a glorious 10-day research trip across Ireland in April 2015, Ampersand’s MD, James Jayasundera and UK & Ireland product manager, Ellie Boulstridge have distilled their findings into a hit list of 10 unmissable experiences...

Ampersand's Spotlight on... London Theatre

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London is on fire at the moment. Not in a “London’s burning, London’s burning…” way, as goes the nursery rhyme that tells the story of the Great Fire in 1666. No. But it is now one of the most important creative hubs in the world...