17 Queensway, W2 The only thing that’ll tempt us into ice skates and the inevitable slapstick embarrassment is chicken wings, pulled pork, and bigboy hotdogs. And retro arcade games. And bowling. Which is why we refuse point blank to risk our coccyx anywhere else but at this re-opened Ultimate Fun Rink.
52 Upper St, N1. Today & Sat Two hundred of the world’s finest boozy spirits. Got the iron liver to handle it? G’wan then, get on down there for samples.
Shepherds Bush Yard, W12 It’s back for winter, with Cheeky Burger, Le Bao, Claw, Nanny Bill’s, Bill & Rancher and booze in a Scandi forest setting (obvs).
50 Stoke Newington Rd, N16 Pre-empt your Saturday “where for brunch?” trauma by pledging early allegiance to the spiced-up jerk bangers here.
300-302 St Paul’s Rd, N1 The Highbury Italian you wish nobody else knew about is doing a Bollito Misto Sunday lunch – stacks of meats poached in stock.
An international festival of light
Dinner in a decommissioned 1967 underground carriage
Half-price brunch and a HUGE fried chicken burger