Kate Winslet has been the talk of the town this week, after she was forced to deny those pregnancy rumours following her appearance at the Oscars. Fans can see the English rose in her new thriller Triple 9, in which the actress plays a cruel mafia boss.
Fashion lovers and foodies are in for a treat; Bobbi Brown Cosmetics has just launched its afternoon tea. Meanwhile, a yoga supper club by Echo Falls is popping up around London.
Read on for this week's hot events and new releases...
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FOOD AND DRINK
With a head chef who previously worked at Michelin-starred Chez Bruce, it's no wonder foodies are flocking to hotspot Del'Aziz in Bermondsey. The restaurant focuses on North African and Middle Eastern dishes, including chicken tagine, merguez sausages and spiced rack of lamb, as well as the classic steaks and burgers. Entertainment includes live jazz, belly dancing, a chic wine and cocktail bar and a shisha lounge open in the summer.
To book a table visit delaziz.co.uk/Bermondsey.
Oscar nominee Kate Winslet is back on the big screen in Triple 9, which also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck and Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul. The crime thriller follows a gang of criminals and corrupt policemen who plan the murder of a fellow officer in order to pull of the biggest heist in town. Kate, who plays mafia boss Irina Vlaslov, admitted that she was "terrified" about taking on the role that is so out of her comfort zone.
BEAUTY AND FASHION
Bobbi Brown Cosmetics afternoon tea
A special afternoon tea for the foodies and fashionistas! Bobbi Brown Cosmetics celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and to coincide with this, the make-up favourite has partnered with Balthazar restaurant. Think Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner re-invented as a rich chocolate and sharp blackberry sachertorte, or a Shimmer Brick made from champagne-infused rhubarb with orange and ginger cream. After feasting on sweets and savouries, guests are invited to arrange a complimentary make-up lesson at Bobbi Brown's Covent Garden Studio. The tea runs daily until 29 September.
To book a table visit balthazarlondon.com/bobbi-brown-afternoon-tea.
Yoga supper club
Launching on Thursday and running for the rest of the year, the Yoga Supper Club, in partnership with Echo Falls, is inviting yogis to take part in a three-hour yoga and dinner evening. Unwind in a candlelit, one-hour long Vinyasa class to a relaxing playlist, followed by a three-course, heart-warming and healthy vegetarian seasonal dinner. Drinks will be provided by Echo Falls and for those who are alcohol free or designated drivers, a sparkling infusion of green tea and grape juice is available. The class will "pop up" in venues around London, with the first taking place at God's Own Junk Yard in Walthamstow on 10 March.
To book a place visit thegoodyogalife.eventbrite.com.
FOOD AND DRINK
Book your tickets now for a special, one-off lunch on Monday 14 March at the newly re-launched Aubaine restaurant in Selfridges. The French brasserie and patisserie has partnered with Michelin-starred French/Japanese fusion chef Kei Kobayashi to host a six-course meal, with dishes including pigeon miso, vacherin and Homard Kabocha, followed by irresistible petits fours. Wine matching is also available on the day.
To book tickets visit eventbrite.co.uk/e/guest-michelin-star-chef-kei-kobayashi-takeover-lunch-tickets-21351173936.
Holborn's hottest nightclub Sway has just received a £1 million refurbishment. Say HELLO! to an even glitzier New York-inspired club with private VIP booths, bespoke personalised lightboxes and "press for service" buttons. The designated Selfie Room is also a must-see. The food and drinks menu involves small sharing plates, hand-pulled pizzas, classic cocktails and glasses of fizz, not to mention the trademark slammers. Whether your upstairs dining or downstairs in the club, lounge and playroom, you're in for one unforgettable night.
For more information visit swaybar.co.uk.