Black Tie Dinner @ The Wolseley W1 31 December, from 8.30 pm £275 pp Guests will enjoy what is sure to be a very special evening with the critically acclaimed ‘Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra’ providing spectacular live entertainment. Tickets include a five course dinner and champagne at midnight. Call 020 7499 6996 to book. […]

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Harden’s survey suggestions for gin bars and palaces in London Crocker’s Folly NW8 A magnificent Victorian gin palace rescued from an uncertain fate and given a complete makeover; it was built in 1898 as the palatial Crown Hotel by Frank Crocker who mistakenly believed the site would be adjacent to London’s newest railway station, ultimately […]

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The once magnificent Crocker’s Folly in St John’s Wood, which was rescued from an uncertain fate by the Maroush Group, will reopen after a complete makeover on 25 October. Diners who want to get a sneak peek at the Victorian gin palace’s restoration can book now for a special soft launch offer of 50 per cent off their food, […]

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