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Phoque Tales: Brexit-weary London gets taste of French Hong Kong

One short walk from London’s tourist-filled Oxford Street leads to the rather quieter Newman Street in Fitzrovia, where a uniformed doorman betrays the presence of a hotel. The building’s entrance gives way to a dark corridor, whose absence of light is both disorientating and enticing. Doors open into the opulently furnished, fig-fragranced reception of The […]