The THUMP UK Guide to Having the Worst St. Patrick's Day Ever

Sound advice from our mate's over the pond.


At This Fake Ski Chalet, You Can Eat Fondue without Setting Foot on the Slopes

Jimmy Garcia is catering for those who love après-ski—but not so much the actual skiing—by recreating an Alpine lodge above a pub in South London.


Inside London's Secret Homebrewing Club

Based above a London beer shop, the club meets to discuss brewing techniques and swap tasting notes. “You’re making smaller batches than commercial brewers so you can afford to take risks,” says one attendee.


Why Curry from This Caribbean Takeaway Might Taste Indian

“Some people come in and are surprised to see Indian food on the menu,” says David Parey, owner of London Trinidadian eatery Roti Joupa. “They think Caribbean food is just rice and peas.”


​I Spent 19 Hours Inside a London Chain Supermarket

You don't know true loneliness until you drink two cans of cider alone in an ASDA's garden-furniture department.


I Went to a Silent Speed-Dating Night

The silent speed-dating event "Shhh" supposedly creates "a deeper, instantaneous connection" between lonely people looking for love.