9A Devonshire Square, EC2 Haggis! Buckfast! …Deep-fried haggis! Ah, Scottish food: the cliches are delicious! Luckily Mac & Wild are the saviours of your Saltire-tinged dreams and they’re running a three-month pop-up in Devonshire Square. The Venimoo Burger, haggis pops and Highland-fried pheasant are all present and correct.
31 Harcourt Road, SE4 Open 11am-8.30pm NYE Stop in for a very reasonable pint at their Harcourt Road brewery, bar and shop. All the faves on tap and it’s a mere stone’s throw from the station.
411 Mare Street, E8 Restorative (if twee) fun in Hackney. Does the existence of an avocado fudge cake give you a clear idea of what you’re dealing with? An Insta-friendly experience, for sure. Oh, for sure.
127-129 Parkway, NW1 This is basically a diabetes-inducing cabin at York & Albany in Camden Town. Crème brûlée, stem ginger and cranberry scones, gingerbread macaroons and a load of other blood-clotting beauties.
409 Clapham Road, SW4 You went skiing once, remember? Year 8, a 63-hour coach journey, the sprained ankle. Wicked. Loved it. Well The Lodge can bring it all flooding back! Only this time, hot toddies, fondue and the Northern Line home.
The skinny-jeaned corpse of 2007 indie is risen and dragging its battered Converse to a venue near you