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Around the Block: The mysterious Barts Club

Duncan Stirling and Charlie Gilkes, the brains behind Chelsea's St Kitts-inspired royal hotspot, have come up trumps with their latest South Kensington venture'if you can find the front door.

8 years ago in Around the Block

Around the Block: West End wonderland at Crazy Bear

If the lure of sumptuous cocktails, tantalising Thai food and quirky surroundings aren't enough to have you picking up the phone to make a booking for Crazy Bear, then perhaps this latest PR hotspot's award-winning toilets (no joke) are enough to charm even the most seasoned of media jet-setters. They were runner-up in top table's 2007 "Best Loo Category", but that's just the tip of the trophy iceberg?

8 years ago in Around the Block

Around the Block: Shunt

Journalists and PRs are saturated with opportunities to visit the weird, wonderful and frankly average of London venues. Thankfully Shunt Lounge, rapidly becoming one of London's worst kept secrets amongst the media set, falls firmly between the first two, making it a great spot for wooing journalists and clients alike.

8 years ago in Around the Block

Around the Block: The best of British at Canteen

It's heartening to know that when the wintry working week stretches ahead, and expense accounts are slim, it's still possible to find an understated venue (or three) where you can rely on comforting and nourishing British fare at a modest price.

8 years ago in Around the Block

Around the Block: The Nordic Bakery

gorkanapr roadtests The Nordic Bakery, a touch of Scandinavian style in downtown Soho, and the perfect alternative to the homogenous coffee chains.

8 years ago in Around the Block

Beware the Ice Hotel

Mike Peake, former Deputy Editor of FHM, warns PRs to think carefully when looking for a "different" way to schmooze journalists.

8 years ago in Around the Block

Firm PR favourite The Soho Hotel

Each week gorkanapr takes readers around the block with the latest PR entertainment hotspots. This week it's The Soho Hotel.

8 years ago in Around the Block

Proper PR haven at The Hospital

Each week gorkanapr takes readers around the block with the latest PR entertainment hotspots. This week it's private members' club The Hospital.

8 years ago in Around the Block