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The Cheval Halloween cake decoration contest!

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We crowned the delightful Fran as our Cheval cake decorating contest winner! Her ghoulishly fun cupcakes were the talk of the office all day! Here's what she had to say:
'It’s always amazing winning but in this case it's extra special as it’s for a great cause; raising money for Mayors Fund for London. I have always loved baking, so it’s very rewarding knowing that others appreciate your cooking as much as you do.'
Today we have raised £59.62 with far more funds to follow from other participants and debtors (you know who you are!)
Take a look at the 9 other wonderful entry's below! 
Which one is your favourite cake?











Have a safe Halloween!

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Ghosts and ghouls are not the only ones who love Halloween in London!

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Celebrate history with our list of top six things to do next Friday fright night covering horror walking tours, classic movie nights and a light hearted musical for those of a faint disposition! Go Batty For Bats Surprise the kids with a fun activity filled day out to Hyde Park’s Isis Education Centre! Partake in Halloween themed craft making, real life bat trails and learn how they hunt in the night! If that doesn’t excite your little ones how about a game of ‘pin the wart on the witch’? Book now for Wednesday 29th and Thursday 30th October http://bit.ly/1sXLYgz Poltergeist Pop Up Screening Not only will you be (trick or) treated to a screening of this classic horror movie in Notting Hill’s 20th Century Theatre, you’ll have to navigate a scare maze before finding your seat in the spooky Halloween clad cinema! http://bit.ly/1xhqRGH London Dungeon London’s Dungeon is not for the faint hearted with life like wax models of London’s past villains including Sweeney Todd and Jack the ripper! Why n…

A delicious gathering at Cheval Three Quays

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We held a fabulous event in partnership with House of Kooser last night at the glorious Cheval Three Quays! We had sparkling wine, great conversation and delicious nibbles courtesy of John Gregory-Smith! John is a fabulous globetrotting chef inspired by the discovery of new dishes from the far corners of the globe. Get that Friday feeling with this wonderfully spiced burger straight from John’s fantastic new book ‘Mighty Spice Express’. Available now at all good bookshops.
The Bosporus Burger

SERVES 2 1 small handful of parsley leaves
1 tsp paprika
2 tsp ground cumin
½ tsp ground ginger
½ tsp chilli powder
300g minced beef
1 tbsp olive oil
55g blue cheese
4 tbsp mayonnaise
¼ lemon
2 burger buns
1 handful mixed lettuce leaves
sea salt
Finely chop the parsley and chuck it into a large mixing bowl. Add the paprika, cumin, ground ginger, chilli powder, minced beef and a really good pinch of salt. Mix everything together really well – I find that squeezing the mix together in your fists works best.
Divide t…

London Cocktail Week

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We all love a good strong fruity cocktail (some more than others!) and with it being London Cocktail Week, we naturally wanted to share our top 5 cocktail bar recommendations with you.
1. TGI Friday’s
Do you like it shaken or stirred?! TGI Friday’s is known for great American food as well as a hugely extensive drinks menu. Partake in their 'taste test' to learn which cocktail you should order! http://bit.ly/1vFM77W
2. The Blue Bar
In the heart of Knightsbridge lies our second recommendation and you guessed it, it’s very swish! Visit The Blue Bar for a stylish night on the town and all just moments from Cheval Knightsbridge. http://bit.ly/1hOLT6c
3. SushiSamba
SushiSamba in the Heron Tower not only provides a decadent Brazilian and Japanese fusion menu but a fabulous cocktail list to boot! Sit under a golden majestic tree and grab a White Russian at this viewtiful rooftop bar! Marvellous. http://bit.ly/1qMn54F
4. The Ice Bar
Does blue look good on you? Visit The Ice Bar in Piccadilly a…
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For those of you who have been keeping up with our other social media platforms you may have noticed we have elected the Mayor’s Fund for London as our 2014/15 charity of the year! So far we have raised just over £13,500 however we hope to raise much more in the coming months.

Small pockets of poverty prevails in all of London’s 33 boroughs, this wonderful charity gives young Londoners the skills and opportunities to escape this poverty and succeed in finding a decent job and play a part in London’s future.

The Mayor’s Fund focuses on three priorities to make itself a roaring success:
Health and wellbeing – The Mayor’s Fund runs breakfast clubs in 50 London schools so hungry children can start the day full and ready to learn.
Skills – 6,500 young Londoners are improving their literacy and numeracy with help from The Mayor’s Fund.
Employment – Over the next year the charity will help find over 1,500 jobs and opportunities for young people in London. ‘How can we help’? Some of the great idea…