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54 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London W1J 8PG
 
 
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TempoSet over two floors in Mayfair, Tempo is a bastion of modern Italian cooking with superbly sourced, fresh ingredients, a chef from Japan and waiters from Russia. The décor is minimalist, with the garish turquoise velour seats the only thing in the ground floor restaurant which really catches the eye. But the strength of Tempo lies in its cooking, with simple but delicious menu of antipasti, carpaccio, pasta, risotto, meat and fish dishes, and sweets. Stand-out options include a melt-in-the-mouth pork belly, a well-balanced sea bass with fennel, tuna loin with roasted peppers, tagliolini with Cornish crab, and pappardelle with wild boar. The lemon tart also comes highly recommended by the affable owner. Delightful smaller tasting plates - cicchetti - are available throughout the day on the slick first floor bar, a magnificent Rococo-style room which is also available for private hire. There's also an Italian influenced wine list, boasting mostly affordable wines to be drunk alongside the excellent wares from the kitchen.

 

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June events in London 2012

June in London is... strawberries and cream in SW19, the Open Gardens weekend, Polo in the Park and Royal Ascot. And in 2012 the...

 
 
May in London 2012

The Chelsea Flower Show and the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park get London's summer season in full swing in a month which begins...

 
 
April in London 2012

The Queen celebrates her birthday with the annual Gun Salutes in Hyde Park - though the official celebrations don't take place until June. Other things...

 
 
March in London 2012

With winter on the way out, March's Ideal Home Show and the Country Living Fair are great occasions for a spring clean. Elsewhere, the Affordable...

 
 
February in London 2012

It's Valentine's Day on the 14th February - but there's plenty more going on this month besides, from the high octane drama of Six Nations...

 
 
January in London 2012

New Year in London starts with a colourful parade with marching bands and open top buses making their way through the city streets. It's a...

 
 
London 2013 | The Annual

Our 242 page guidebook to the best events in London in 2013 ...

 
 
Diamond Jubilee Events

In 2012 The Queen celebrates 60 years since she came to the throne and London is marking her Diamond Jubilee with a special programme...

 
 
What's on in London during the Games

If you'd rather mooch around an art gallery than watch the sweat and tears, don't fret. There's a huge amount going on in London...

 
 
London Olympic Park

Check out our full guide to the Olympic Park and all the other Olympic and Paralympic venues being used in and around the capital...

 
 
Day 9: Friday 7th Sept

It's the Wheelchair Tennis finals day with the women's gold medal match promising a clash between defending champion Esther Vergeer and her Dutch compatriot Aniek...

 
 
Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis

This Paralympic sport has grown dramatically in popularity since its invention in 1976 by Brad Parks, who had been injured in a skiing competition....

 
 
Paralympic Equestrian

One of London's oldest parks welcomes the Paralympic equestrian programme with 11 medal events based around two Dressage tests, which include a Championship set-movement test...

 
 
Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby

Wheelchair Rugby used to be called 'Murderball' and it includes elements of Handball, Basketball and Ice Hockey. Eight competing Paralympic teams will battle it...

 
 
Olympic Stadium

The arena for both the opening and closing ceremonies and all the athletics events, the Olympic Stadium is the focal point of the entire London...

 
 
What's on in London during the Paralympics

With tickets for the Paralympics selling out for the first time in its 52-year history, London is gearing up for a second wave of...

 
 
The Mall & Central London

The Mall and streets of London will become a venue in itself as the Paralympic Marathon route takes to the streets of the city....

 
 
Greenwich Park

It may have been a controversial venue choice and opposition was certainly raised among some but Greenwich Park combines the Olympics and Paralympics with...

 
 
Eton Manor

The early 20th-century Eton Manor Sports Club has been reinvigorated and given a new lease of life in order for it to host the Paralympic...

 
 
Basketball Arena

It may be temporary but the Basketball Arena is one of the most aesthetically pleasing venues in the Olympic Park and will play a big role during...

 
 
Aquatics Centre

Designed by Iraq-born architect Zaha Hadid, the Aquatics Centre was the last structure to be completed before the Games began....

 
 
London Paralympics Map

The London 2012 Paralympics will be centred upon the Olympic Park in Stratford but will also take part in venues in and around London...

 
 
Olympic National Hospitality Houses

A guide to all the confirmed National Hospitality Houses set up by nations across the capital during the London Olympics. ...

 
 
Where to Watch Olympics

If you want to watch the Games in London and you don't have a ticket, or you need a meeting point before or after...

 
 
Aquatics Centre In Pictures

Designed by Iraq-born architect Zaha Hadid, the iconic wave-shaped Aquatics Centre will be the first thing most spectators see when they arrive at the...

 
 
Olympic Stadium In Pictures

The centre-point of the Games - London 2012's beating heart, if you will - is the imperious 80,000-capacity Olympic Stadium, billed as the most...

 
 
Lee Valley White Water Centre In Pictures

Located 30km north of the Olympic Park, the brand-new state-of-the-art Lee Valley White Water Centre in Hertfordshire cost £31m and was opened by Princess...

 
 
Greenwich Park In Pictures

On paper Greenwich Park is a superb Olympic venue: located on the south bank of the Thames, its hillside location offers some truly spectacular...

 
 
The Mall in Pictures

The elegant runway of Buckingham Palace is no stranger to big events, hosting the finale of the annual London Marathon every April, not to...

 
 
Out of London Venues

There are a handful of venues just outside London while the sailing competitions take place on the south coast and the football preliminaries in stadia...

 
 
Central London Zone

London could never have hosted the Olympic Games without showcasing the historic sites and landmarks of its spectacular city centre. The London 2012 Central...

 
 
Olympic River Zone

A short ride in the DLR from the Olympic Park is London 2012's River Zone, a selection of venues scattered either side of the...

 
 
Royal Artillery Barracks in Pictures

The London port of Woolwich has a long military history, and so it is highly apt that the Royal Artillery Barracks should host the...

 
 
Hyde Park In Pictures

When the sun's out there are fewer places in London as scenic and special as Hyde Park, which hosts the Triathlon and Marathon Swimming...

 
 
Basketball Arena In Pictures

One of the largest-ever temporary venues built for any Olympics, the 12,000-capacity Basketball Arena is the third-largest venue in the Olympic Park and will...

 
 
Water Polo Arena In Pictures

Shaped like a giant wedge of cheddar cheese, the 6,000-capacity Water Polo Arena is one of the temporary venues inside the Olympic Park and...

 
 
Olympic Park Walk

Get in the mood for London 2012 with a brisk walk from Limehouse Basin to the Olympic Park in Stratford, taking in Limehouse Cut canal,...

 
 
London's Warm Up

An unprecedented number of extraordinary events are sweeping across London in the build up to the 2012 Olympics. Now is definitely the time to take...

 
 
London's Olympic Destiny

The biggest sporting show on earth comes to London for a record third time in history – and the wait is almost over, writes Felix...

 
 
Olympic Park

London's biggest piece of public art and shopping centre, 17,320 beds for athletes, an environmental energy centre and an international press hub: just a handful...

 
 
Cultural Olympiad

The London 2012 Cultural Olympiad has been dubbed the largest cultural celebration in the history of the modern Olympic and Paralympic movements. After four...

 
 
Eton Manor In Pictures

Disused since 2001, the early 20th-century Eton Manor Sports Club has been reinvigorated and given a new lease of life thanks to the Games....

 
 
Sedi Olimpiche di Londra

Le Olimpiadi di Londra saranno diverse da tutte le altre Olimpiadi precedenti perché questa volta tutta la città sarà coinvolta nelcorso dei Giochi. Infatti,...

 
 
Free London Galleries

Nearly all of London's major public galleries are completely free so you know you're not compromising on quality by choosing the cheaper option. Lots...

 
 
New Hotels in London 2011

The most exciting new hotel to launch in 2011 was undoubtedly the reopening of what used to be the Midland Grand Hotel while US...

 
 
London 2012 News

Keep abreast of all the latest exciting happenings in the frantic build-up to the Olympics and Paralympics this summer with our regularly updated news...

 
 
Romantic Restaurants

Belvedere Off Abbotsbury Road, Holland Park, W8 6LU Its superb location on the edge of Holland Park makes this Art Deco-styled favourite an ideal location...

 
 
Petal Power

Fake Landscapes 164 Old Brompton Road, SW5 0BA As much as sending fresh, sweet-smelling, cut flowers is a heady romantic gesture, the last thing you want to...

 
 
Food of Love

Pierre Herme Paris 13 Lowndes Street, Belgravia, SW1X 9EX Celebrated chef patissier Pierre Herme, known as the 'Picasso of Pastry', has opened his first boutique in London following...

 
 
Hot Dates

Valentine's Night with Barb Jungr The Vortex Jazz Club, N16 8JH 14th February 2012 This annual event is a little Valentine's gift from Dalston jazz club The Vortex...

 
 
London for Lovers

Greenwich Greenwich High Road, SE10 9HF Often dismissed for being too far out of town or for its association with the architectural monstrosity that was/is the Millennium...

 
 
What's on in London 2015

Find out the best London 2015 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2015 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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    Royal Academy of Arts 5 minutes walk from Tempo

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    Stories From The Past: Visions Of The Future
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    Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust
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    Thomas Ruff: Nature Morte
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    Gagosian Gallery Davies Street 6 minutes walk from Tempo

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    Alan Cristea Gallery 6 minutes walk from Tempo

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    Unexpected Hill
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