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The Urbanite

Loving life and saluting style in the city

The Urbanite is the voice of Urban Villa Hotel, the boutique hotel which buzzes out of Brentford, West London. Follow us as we draw inspiration from the city: for succulent food, dizzying drink, white-hot beats and mind-widening urban adventures…

We Love Cheese Festival Lands In Ealing

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2018

Whether you’re partial to brie, craving cheddar or fancy feta – get yourself to central Ealing on 22 April…

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ParTea at The Tea Festival In Chiswick

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Chiswick House is hosting two days of events dedicated to all things tea on 21-22 April. Find out what’s on…

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Drink of The Month: Joe’s Tea Co

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2018

This organic tea is super flavoursome and there’s a lovely story behind it. Find out why it’s so special…

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Gunnersbury Park: New Festivals & New Cafe

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Now there’s even more reason to visit the park closest to the hotel – it’s going to host Lovebox, Citadel, Secret Cinema and more…

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The Underbelly Festival Returns

Posted: Friday, April 6th, 2018

Date night or mate night? Family adventures or solo explorations – the Underbelly Festival has something to shock and delight us all until 30 Sep…

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Local Eats: Park’s Kitchen Korean

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Korean food is a spicy but fresh alternative to Indian and Chinese and there’s one near the hotel that’s excellent value for money…

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It’s A Dog’s Life: Max and Rupert’s March

Posted: Friday, March 30th, 2018

Despite the chilly temperatures, Max and Rupert have warmed up with sporting events like the Six Nations and the Boat Race…

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The Ealing Tweet Up: Local Influencers

Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Ealing’s Abbotshill Deli was the venue for March’s meet up for all the local social media participants, Here are the highlights…

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Where To Watch The Boat Race

Posted: Friday, March 23rd, 2018

The Oxford Vs Cambridge Boat Race is an annual institution, starting very close to the hotel. Here’s where to watch it with a drink…

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The Pillars: Ealing’s Best Kept Secret

Posted: Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Visit the training restaurant for University of West London students. The prices are super low and the standards are high…

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Introducing Independence Market Meal Delivery

Posted: Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Here’s how you can enjoy fresh food without effort and without leaving your hotel room…

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Highlights From Our Bloggers Night

Posted: Friday, March 9th, 2018

Some inspiring and creative bloggers toured the hotel, enjoying a night of gin and cheese. Find out who we met…

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Local Eats: Maxim Chinese Restaurant

Posted: Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Maxim has been in Ealing since 1974 and it’s remained popular. Find out what dishes are especially popular…

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5 Mother’s Day Ideas Near The Hotel

Posted: Friday, March 2nd, 2018

We’ve picked the best places to buy flowers, chocolates and unique gifts and recommended places for lunch and afternoon tea…

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It’s A Dog’s Life: Max and Rupert’s February

Posted: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

With pancakes, Valentines and Chinese New Year, Max and Rupert have been busy. February has been full of adventures…

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A Healthy Caffeine Fix: Super Lattes

Posted: Friday, February 23rd, 2018

A beetroot latte is one of the new Super Lattes to arrive at Reunion Bar y Cafe in March. See more details…

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Coming Soon: Reunion At Work Membership

Posted: Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Would you like a safe place to work, discounted food and beverages and regular mentoring / networking events? Find out more…

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Where To Celebrate Chinese New Year In London

Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018

Celebrate the Year of the Dog with a weekend full of special activities across the capital…

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Three Unique Half Term Ideas Near The Hotel

Posted: Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Whether you’re into science, art or animals, there are activities close to the hotel to entertain everybody…

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Drink Of The Month: The Pink Valentine

Posted: Friday, February 9th, 2018

ThePink Valentine cocktail is a limited edition drink made especially by Reunión for Valentine’s Day. Find out more…

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Local Shopping: 5 Sisters Gift Shop

Posted: Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

There’s a new independent shop near the hotel to solve your present-buying dilemmas. For Valentine’s Day and beyond…

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Where To See Street Art In Chiswick

Posted: Friday, February 2nd, 2018

You don’t have to go all the way to East London to see street art as there are two new creations on our doortsep…

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It’s A Dog’s Life: Max And Rupert’s January

Posted: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Back with their first doggy blog of 2018, Max and Rupert explain what free events they’ve attended and what’s coming up…

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Quit The Gym And Get Fit

Posted: Friday, January 26th, 2018

Get fit, get some fresh air and meet some new friends with this fitness movement taking place in Ealing’s parks. Find out more…

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What To Expect From Cirque Du Soleil OVO

Posted: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

The world-famous Cirque Du Soleil is at The Royal Albert Hall until 4 March and it’s incredible! Here are the highlights…

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