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Inspiralisation for summer

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When it comes to healthy eating, dealing with conflicting advice, expensive food and uninspired meal plans can take our well-intentioned attempts in a sharp downwards spiral, often meaning the few pounds we lose come out of our pocket rather than anywhere else. We’re told to cut carbs, banish beloved bread and part from pasta. Coming home from work to a sorry salad and stick of …

Wowcher Reviews Bottomless Brunch at the London Elizabeth

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When you think of the term ‘brunch’, what comes to mind? An eggstravagant event in one’s social calendar, where drunken stories from the night before are exchanged over some poached eggs and OJ? Well, now it seems ‘brunch’ is an overused and clichéd thing to do in London. I mean, eggs are eggs, whether they’re Benedict, Royale or Florentine. It seems that what was once …

The Egg Off

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Easter, as we all know, is the time to celebrate spring, eat copious amounts of chocolates and of course, celebrate having two days off! However, it’s also an eggcellent eggcuse (they get worse as it goes on) for some healthy competition in the form of… egg scenes! So let’s get cracking! The challenge this time round was to create an eggsplosive egg scene. With no …

Wowcher Reviews One Twenty One Two Restaurant at the Royal Horseguards Hotel

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When you live in the dizzying and often daunting metropolis of London, it’s too easy to slip into a routine – sticking to tried-and-tested restaurants and bars, lazing indoors at the weekends and seeing any tube journey that crosses the Thames as a daring odyssey into the unknown. At Wowcher (often guilty of this ourselves!), we’re always looking for exciting new experiences and undiscovered spots …

Who’s Wowcher’s Top Tosser?

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As we say goodbye to January and farewell to our January blues, we’ve all officially started looking forward to the most important day of the year – yep, that’s right, Pancake Day of course! We know what you’re thinking, Pancake Day – that creped up on us! After the controversial and intense ‘Who’s The PumpKing or Queen of Wowcher?’ battle, we thought it was time for …

Wowcher Reviews Café in the Crypt

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I’ve been to my fair share of food establishments. Like most people who live in London, I love trying new places and discovering hidden gems across the city, but despite these culinary crusades, I have never munched my way through sandwiches and cake at a place with ‘crypt’ in its name. It’s unique. It’s interesting. It’s free food. So here I am, accompanied by Josh and Anina, undertaking the very difficult task of eating afternoon tea …

The Wowcher Guide to Breaking New Year’s Resolutions

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Dictionary definition: Resolution. Noun. A firm decision to do or not to do something. What is it about the end of the year that makes us feel like we should suddenly change? We were doing perfectly well eating pizza and watching The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on Netflix in November, thanks very much, but as soon as January arrives, the obligation to get off the sofa and do a …

The Wowcher Guide to Approved Food!

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Approved Food is the place to head for great savings on your weekly grocery shop. They work by trading in products with a ‘best before’ date – basically just the manufacturer’s guess of when the product will start to go off. Products range from top brands like Kellogg’s cereal and Cadbury’s chocolate, all the way to household essentials like dog food and washing up liquid. …

New Year, New You!

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Has the festive season left you feeling sluggish, bloated, sleepy and about one mince pie away from rocking in the corner in a sugar-induced coma? Then it sounds like you need to dedicate some quality time to getting back in touch with your inner loveliness. Out with the old habits, in with the New Year and New You! Here at Wowcher, we’re with you every step …