Monthly Archives: January 2018

Coffee overload – Black Sheep Coffee

Black Sheep Coffee – Leave the Herd Behind is a chain of coffee shops that sell high quality coffee. One day a group of friends who all loved coffee all decided to Leave The Herd Behind and set up a coffee franchise. They were fed up with the worlds boring average-tasting coffee. They set out to seek only the best unorthodox coffees that have a great story. Thus serving the best unique quality coffee that you can ever get.

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Beam me up to Mars – Escape Rooms: Project D.I.V.A

Escape Rooms has two venues each with different themed rooms. Their newest one in Angel you can play either Project D.I.V.A or The Dark Side of the Moon. The one located in London Bridge you can play either Pharaoh’s Chamber or Room 33. Continue reading

Escape or Die – Breakin Escape Rooms

Myself and other bloggers from Love Pop Ups London community went along to Breakin Escape Rooms the other day to experience one of their many escape rooms. They have various ones from Blackwing’s Cave, Sherlock’s Despair, The Flying Dutchman, War on Horizon Alpha, Butcher’s Lair and Heist Plan. I chose along with others to play Butcher’s Lair for it’s horror factor as we all like horror.

Breakin Escape Rooms Butcher’s Lair

We went along and played Butcher’s Lair which is an escape room based on a fictional serial killer Dr Vladimir Knifesblade. Most certainly an escape room for any horror fan.

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Doing time drinking – Alcotraz

Alcotraz is an immersive cocktail bar in London set in the heart of Brick Lane and is the only immersive prison type bar within London at present.  Alcotraz initially opened up as a pop up back in September 2017 created by Sam Shearman the founder of Inventive Productions. From January 2018 though it has now become a permanent venue. Sam was inspired by (you guessed it) Alcatraz. The entire venue can accommodate 40 inmates at any one time and throughout your sentence cell mates will be served four cocktails made from the liquor that you have smuggled past the guards. Continue reading

Will Lady Chastity spook you? – Handmade Mysteries: Lady Chastity

Lady Chastity game can be played in four different locations (three in London and one in Brighton). I went along with some other bloggers from Love Pop Ups – London community to play the game of Lady Chastity at their newest venue which is set in The Hope pub in Farringdon.

The Hope Pub

Firstly this is a lovely small pub with a bar area downstairs and restaurant/bar area upstairs. I went and sat upstairs to have a pie. All their pies are from the famous award winning Pieminster. Continue reading

My top 3 popped up places of 2017 along with guest bloggers

Taste of LondonThere has been so many various different temporary and permanent popped up restaurants, supperclubs, bars, exhibitions, shows, escape rooms, gigs and even events in London over 2017 all of which have been unique, fun and interesting in their own right. With there being so many I thought I would look back along with guest bloggers and list personally my top 3 popped up places and theirs of last year. Continue reading

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