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Timothy Barber
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BOMBAY BEACH PARTY ON SOUTHBANK
Dishoom, the St Martin's Lane eatery inspired by Bombay's past cafe culture, has opened a pop-up version on Southbank complete with its own beach. It’s been made using 48 tonnes of sand and is offering "gola" drinks – Bombay's answer to the slushie or snow cone – alongside a host of themed snacks.
Finishes Oct 4. www.dishoom.com

AFTERNOON TEA FOR 7 P
The Langham Hotel, which is sometimes credited with first popularising the concept of afternoon tea, is celebrating its 146th birthday by offering it for just seven pence, the equivalent to the original price charged in 1865. Book now as it’s one day only, June 10. www.london.langhamhotels.co.uk

GELATO TO YOUR DOOR
London's chic ice-cream parlour, Gelupo, is launching a nationwide delivery service for those desperate for Italian-style gelato but unable to make the trip to Soho to get it. Get deliveries to your door in 24 hours, or on the same day for Londoners (if ordered by 5pm). www.gelupo.com