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Social: Cocktails at Mahiki Night Club

Friday April 21, 2017 at 18:30

Social: Cocktails at Mahiki Night ClubMap and Directions

Our monthly social always bring together a great group of people to share an evening of drinks, laughs, friendship and dancing. Join us at the world famous Mahiki Bar and sample a taste of their iconic treasure chest.

Nestled within Mayfair, close to Green Park station, Mahiki is the ultimate party destination. With its Tiki decor, delicious fresh fruit cocktails and tropical flowers adoring every Honolulu Honey’s hair, this will be a unique London experience and I hope you will join us!

This is an event open to all ages.

Most will be 30-50.

We are expecting 40+ people.

Gender is usually split 50:50

Location: Mahiki Night Club, 1 Dover Street

Time:

Low music for meeting, greeting & interesting conversation from 6:30-9.30pm.

Please aim to arrive as close to 6:30

Light nibbles will be served at 7:30

The event is advertised to finish at 10pm but our pre-party is designed so that guests can stay on and enjoy the after party together from 10pm to 3am. The party doesn’t stop until last call!

Cost:

£20 in advance, £25 on the door.

Bon Vivant members and guest free

Whats included:

Access: Entry to private party at Mahiki. Plus Mahiki club entry afterwards (usually £20)

Drink: A share of a famous Mahiki Treasure Chest between 12. Delicious cocktail served with lots for flare and fun in a real treasure chest. (usually £140 per chest)

Nibbles: Light nibbles will be served at 7.30pm

Bonus: 50% off drinks until 9pm

Social: Cocktails at Mahiki Night Club

Getting here: The nearest tube station is Greenpark.

 

Please note: This is not a hook up event. We encourage females to talk to other females, and males to talk to males. This event is a focused on friendship & is very relaxed without any pressure to meet others or forced introductions.

Please feel comfortable coming on your own. I’m happy to chat with you and give you some pointers on meeting new people if this is something new for you. I’m also very good at making introductions for those that need them.

 

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VDAY: The 7 Deadly Sins Social

Tuesday February 14, 2017 at 18:00

VDAY: The 7 Deadly Sins SocialMap and Directions

Join us for an evening of deadly sins. Indulgence is one of life’s simple pleasures, come along and enjoy interesting conversation with sinful single friends.  This is a charity event and no additional repentance required.

The 7 deadly sins – Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Wrath, Envy, Sloth & Pride

Like the our popular Tao of Pooh Event, we will select name badges that highlight which sin we are most guilty of. This is completely optional, and just a fun ice breaker.

 

VDAY: The 7 Deadly Sins Social

The Host:

There will be a small comical talk presented by Kelly Bayliffe (aka Siduri Goddess), nominated as the UK’s Dating Expert of the Year. The Goddess of Siduri is pro wine, pro love, pro sex, pro marriage & pro joy. Know for her interegity and life changing views on how to spread happiness, she will enchant you with her wisdom and warm hugs. Or at the very least, make you smile VDAY: The 7 Deadly Sins Social

 

VDAY: The 7 Deadly Sins Social

Who attends: This format of event has been a huge success! It’s a bit quirky and always attracts warm and friendly people mostly aged between 30-50, but all that ‘feel’ this age are welcomed. This event is not a singles event. It is a place where single people gather to meet friends. Women talk to women, and men talk to men. It’s all about meeting new people to expand your horizons and if you happen to click with someone, bonus!

Venue: Retro and trendy open space with seating if required. We always get a lot of compliments on this venue. The Gable is one of our faviourte bars for socials. It’s 100% private to our guest.  Plenty of booth areas for more intimate chatting and a large area near the bar to mix and mingle. We control the noise level of the music so that there is a buzz, but you can still enjoy conversation.

 

VDAY: The 7 Deadly Sins Social

Address: 25 Moorgate, London EC2R 6AR

Nearest tube: Bank, also nearby, Mooregate & Monument

Cost: £8 in advance & £10 on the door

Instead of a comp drink, I’ve arranged for half price drinks until 8pm, I think this is a much better deal!

Please note that this includes a donation to charity and the admin fees to run the group. All money collected after the admin fees are paid will be donated to charity.

Included:

• Host, and small comical talk

• 50% off drinks

• Ice breaker game & introductions if required

• Donation to charity, insurance, admin fees and paypal fees

 

Networking TIPS:

 

If you are nervous about walking in on your own, please don’t be. After you check in and receive an optional free hug, just smile and look for the nearest smile and say hello.  At this event you can walk up to anyone and introduce yourself and you will be greeting with openness.

I’ve created a ice breaker game to help you start conversations with new people, we encourage women to chat to women, and men to men, so please don’t feel like this is a high pressured singles event. It’s just friends, meeting friends.

 

Never feel bad about excusing yourself by being honest and saying, ‘It was nice to meet you, I’d like to do some mingling.  Hope to see you a bit later on.’ Shake hands and smile.

If you are coming alone don’t worry. Most people attend on their own, and it’s a very friendly group. Please chat with people standing at the bar, whilst waiting for your drink. This is one of the best places to meet people VDAY: The 7 Deadly Sins Social

 

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Wine social Tasting: To learn and to Mingle

Wednesday March 15, 2017 at 19:00

Wine social Tasting: To learn and to MingleMap and Directions

Join us for a fantastic evening tasting fine wines, and meeting fine people. You’ll enjoy an evening of socialising and an hour of interactive wine education.  We make learning about wine fun SOCIAL, entertaining, so expect a lot humour, fun facts, story telling and mixing with like minded people.

The theme this month is the Do’s and Don’ts of Wine Tasting…. Don’t miss it!

Wine social Tasting: To learn and to Mingle

 

Event Details:

Each month is a new learning theme…  Get a quick fix and learn a thing or two about wine with Tastour.

Around 40-50 wine lovers gather at this event – it’s more informal than a guided Tastour tasting and it’s just as much fun.

At this tasting you’ll learn the difference between the classic wine regions, plus a few fun nuggets to share at your next dinner party.

Cost of the wine tasting:

£15 for Non Members, £20 if not booked onlined 24hrs in advance

FREE for Bon Vivant Members, why not join today? Membership is £70 per year and includes 10 socialTASTING’s, and tickets to various tastings hosted by our partners such as Decanter. For more information visit: http://tastour.com/member-registration/

If you would like to pre-pay and receive the advance price, the link above will redirect you to the Tastour website, where your money will be collected via paypal or credit card. It is quick and easy! If you have problems with paypal, please contact me.

What’s included:

You’ll enjoy a presentation on three fine wines, from different regions.  The wines will be of exceptional quality.  The price of the wine if purchased at a restaurant would be between £12-17 per 125ml glass, depending on the wines selected. You will receive 125ml of wine.

The formal part of the guided tasting will last around 45 minutes with some socialising mixed in, however, many guest will continue to network throughout the evening.

You will leave this event, feeling well educated and hopefully a few new friends to explore London with.

Time: The doors open for check-in at 6:30 pm.  The  tasting starts at 7:00pm and ends at 8:30pm.  However, most people stay on for a bit of social and drink after the tasting. We often go out dancing afterwards, so just ask if you are interested.

Venue:

Walrus and Carpenter

The Walrus and The Carpenter takes its name from a poem by Lewis Carroll. The verse is recited by Tweedledum and Tweedledee in ‘Through The Looking Glass’. We stand in the shadow of history, in view of The Monument to commemorate the Great Fire of London. The column’s height marks the distance to the site of Thomas Farynor’s bakery in Pudding Lane where the fire began.

Nearest Tube:

Monument (1 Minute Walk)

Also nearby, Bank (Central & Northern Lines) Cannon Street, Fenchurch Street, Tower Hill)

 

Attending on your own?  Don’t worry!!  Most attendees will be on their own and our events are designed to make you feel like your one of the regulars as soon as you arrive.

 

About the wines:

All of our wines are carefully selected to highlight the particular theme of the night.  They are usually between £10-20 retail, but can cost up to £100 per bottle.

Tried a wine you loved? Wondering where to buy it? BAACCO is the ultimate search and discovery marketplace. Here you can search for available wines across thousands of UK wine merchants, find and aquire the wines you’re thirsty for. Or why not embark on a taste adventure and try something new? For more information visit www.baacco.com

 

Wine social Tasting: To learn and to Mingle

About Tastour

Tastour, UK Wine Educator of the Year*, makes meeting people and learning about food and drink fun, easy and engaging. With a diverse range of events, priced from £5, there is really something for everyone – from epicurean tastings and exclusive dinners, recipe swaps and walking tours to day trips and social networking nights. Our signature speedTASTING events, filled with one-liners and quirky facts, are all served alongside quality food and drink. Bring a date, your mates or come along on your own, we hope to see you at a Tastour soon!
To buy tickets or for more information about Tastour and our award-winning weekly epicurean events and private parties visit www.tastour.com or phone 07919053064
* Awarded by the International Wine Challenge 2010

 

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The Ivy inside

London’s Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Looking for top notch service and high quality food without booking through a ‘deal’ site?

The restaurants listed below have been recommended by Alex Wijeratna, Fordor’s leading restaurant critic exclusively for Tastour.
Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Here’s a list of the best lunch deals in London right now:

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Sartoria – £25-£30, 2/3 courses

Italian, glam but relaxed place on Savile Row run by celeb chef Francesco Mazzei

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Le Gavroche, £56, 3 courses with half bottle of wine

Classic French haute cuisine, Mayfair, old school plush basement time warp

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences#

Koffmann’s, £26, 3 courses

Knightsbridge, classic regional French cuisine by legend chef Pierre Koffmann, due to close in December

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Bar Boulud – £18-21, 2/3 courses

Modern US/French, great value and wide ranging gourmet French/US brasserie joint in the Mandarin Oriental

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

45 Jermyn St, £25.50-£29, 3 course

pre & post theatre menus, off Piccadilly, high class brasserie

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Spring – £27.50-£31.50, 2/3 courses

in grand setting in Somerset House, Modern British/Italian, highly seasonal


Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Bernardi’s – £18-£22, 2/3 courses

Marble Arch, Italian, fashionable and unfussy food

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Corrigan’s Mayfair – £25-£29, 2/3 courses

Mayfair, top end game and seafood salon

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Gymkhana – £25-£30, 2/3 courses

Mayfair, award-winning atmospheric and posh new wave Indian

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

The Ivy - £23.50-£27.50, 2/3 courses

Covent Garden, charming old school celeb haunt


Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Newman Arms – £19, 3 courses

Fitzrovia, amazing value, modern British food in tiny 1st floor dining in a Georgian pub

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Hereford Road, £13.50-£15.50, 2/3 courses

Queensway, modern British, best value set lunch in town

Sightseeing tour of London, on a PIMPED OUT BUS with unlimited cocktails, +2 nightclubs

Thursday October 20, 2016 at 18:30

Sightseeing tour of London, on a PIMPED OUT BUS with unlimited cocktails, +2 nightclubs Map and Directions

wow! wow! wow! I am so excited to put this event together for you all. You are going to LOVE IT!  Hope you can join us Sightseeing tour of London, on a PIMPED OUT BUS with unlimited cocktails, +2 nightclubs Kelly

BOOKING LINK: http://tastour.com/upcoming-events/?ee=227

Sightseeing tour of London, on a PIMPED OUT BUS with unlimited cocktails, +2 nightclubs

 

Event details:

You will be greeted with a complimentary drink, for a bit of a social in a nightclub in Piccadilly. From there we will board an exclusive moving nightclub, a pimped out London BUS!!! On board you will be served unlimited drinks for 2 hours whilst we tour the sights of London and dance like there is no tomorrow. We will then be dropped off at one of Mayfair’s hottest clubs for an additional complimentary drink. Sounds pretty much like the dream night out, hey? and such good value Sightseeing tour of London, on a PIMPED OUT BUS with unlimited cocktails, +2 nightclubs

Includes:

• Tour of London on an luxury bus exclusive to our group for 2 hours

• unlimited beer, wine, cocktails on board the bus

•  entry and private room hire at two seperate clubs with a complimentary cocktail at each club

• a host to greet you and make sure you have everything you need, introductions to other guest if you need them.

• booking fee, paypal fee, personal liablity insurance

Limited to 60 guest, RSVP on this site does not reflect numbers attending. This event is listed on other groups. Many guest will attend on their own, so don’t be shy!

Tickets:

BOOKING LINK: http://tastour.com/upcoming-events/?ee=227

£45, or book 1 week in advance and save £5 (making it only £40)

If tickets are available, the door price is £55

Bon Vivant members save an additional £5

( Bon Vivants attend 10 wine tastings for free each year, as well as free tickets to experiences hosted by third parties such as Decanter, please see www.tastour.com/member-registration for more information)

Note:

The bus will depart at 8pm. Please aim to arrive at Grace by 7:30. The bus is a moving vehicle and no refunds will be made if you miss it!

Interior photos of the bus:

Sightseeing tour of London, on a PIMPED OUT BUS with unlimited cocktails, +2 nightclubs

Sightseeing tour of London, on a PIMPED OUT BUS with unlimited cocktails, +2 nightclubs

 

About Tastour

Tastour is London’s largest social club for food and drink experiences. Kelly, your host, is won the UK Wine Educator of the Year* award, and makes meeting new people and learning about food and drink fun, easy and engaging. With a diverse range of events, priced from £5, there is really something for everyone – from epicurean tastings and exclusive dinners, www.tastour.com or phone 07919053064
* Awarded by the International Wine Challenge 2010

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