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Max Williams

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Take in the tennis at Bingham Riverhouse

Failed to get tickets for Centre Court? Lucky you: boutique Richmond hotel Bingham Riverhouse is hosting a dedicated Wimbledon Lounge that sounds far more appealing

Seek out Above at Hide's new tasting menu

One of London's finest restaurants, Above at Hide has launched a new tasting menu. Choose between five or seven courses – but obviously choose the seven

The best bars in Shoreditch

Feeling thirsty? Then sample our guide to the best bars in Shoreditch. From cocktail legends to thrilling new openings, these are the Shoreditch bars to visit

"I treat every actor like their part is integral." How Dexter Fletcher conquered Hollywood

Actor. Director. Inspiration. Dexter Fletcher is enjoying a remarkable career. Max Williams meets the most beloved man in the industry

Charly Clive: "I’m a cheeky little risk taker. I’m also deathly afraid of almost everything"

Comedian and actor Charly Clive on her life-changing drama teacher, her ambitions to start a band and giving her Mum's ACDC concert T-Shirt to a boy she fancied

18 restaurants in London you must visit

Our roundup of the best London restaurants you must visit – whether due to the quality of their food, their storied history or their sheer popularity

Enjoy capital Camden accommodation at Stay London

Serviced apartments from Stay London combine the amenities of a five-star hotel with the comfort and convenience of an Airbnb

Gourmands, go genuflect at Galvin La Chapelle

One of the most beautiful restaurants in London, Galvin La Chapelle won a Michelin star in 2011 and maintained it in the decade since. This is food worthy of worship and more

"Everyone uses music to escape." On tour with Santino Le Saint

Early in 2019, we interviewed rising musical artist Santino Le Saint. The intervening years have seen his first album, multiple brand collaborations, millions of streams on Spotify and a European tour. Max Williams travels to Paris for one of its final dates

Boisdale serves food with a side of funk

Fancy some music with your meal? Scottish restaurant Boisdale of Canary Wharf serves up dinner with a live show. We dare you to dance...

Robert Tateossian: meet the King of Cufflinks

From City high flier to cufflink king, Robert Tateossian’s CV is anything but ordinary. As his eponymous company celebrates its 30th anniversary, Mr Tateossian tells Mark Hedley about his journey so far

Nobu Hotel offers class in abundance

Nobu restaurants are famous around the world – and Nobu Hotels are proving equally popular. Head down to Portman Square or Shoreditch and enjoy a stay of class, luxury and very good food

"There’s a key somewhere in relaxing." Sam Heughan at the Savoy

A year after Sam Heughan last graced our front cover, the Outlander star returns to take over the Gucci Suite at the Savoy Hotel. You have to go bigger with each new instalment, right? He speaks to us about life, the universe and everything

Taj Atwal: "I wish I’d kept all my Spice Girls magazines"

Line of Duty star Taj Atwal talks upcoming projects, her lost Spice Girls magazines and the unpleasantness of changing a toilet seat (respect though)

Kalle Sauerland: meet the orchestrator of controlled violence

Downing vodka shots with the Russian mob, invading newspaper offices with Don King – Kalle Sauerland has enjoyed quite the career. We share a memorable lunch with the most popular promoter in British boxing

Enjoy luxury football with Club Wembley

Excited for the FA Cup Final? Club Wembley's Bobby Moore membership offers an array of luxury amenities and the best seats in the house

Burger & Lobster proves simplicity is genius

Burger & Lobster gives the people what they want. Treat yourself to one of the most satisfying dining experiences in London. You know what to order

Why you should read Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is a British icon – but how much do you know about the great consulting detective? We sit down with Anthony Horowitz to investigate the world of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Conor Maynard: "I love when people come out and break the mould"

Conor Maynard achieved national fame with a number one album in his teens. The singer talks musical inspirations, gaming secrets and his bittersweet love for his necklace

Conrad Khan: "I didn’t study the acting in the typical way"

He played a key role in the final season of Peaky Blinders but Conrad Khan is not your typical actor. He shares the key influences in his life and style