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So you need an event space. It has to be central, bright, light and ready to decorate. Perhaps you’re in charge of a hen do and you want something intimate but in the heart of the action. Or you’re scouting space for a work event and you’re tired of viewing old, dusty hotel conference rooms.
Sep 20, 2022
Yes, today is our birthday. 8 years ago saw our CEO Meredith teaching herself how to bake macarons in her tiny London flat. We've grown a bit since then...
Jul 26, 2022
If you've just come away from ordering the coveted Oh La La Macarons (which did you go for? The Heart Macarons? Or the Limited Editor Pink Collection?) for your hen party, there's no doubt in our minds that you'll want to team said handmade, naturally gluten-free macarons with some serious table decor details!
Apr 29, 2022
Planning a hen party can be a pretty special experience, but it can also be uber stressful. Particularly if you’ve never planned any form of event before. After all, your job is to make sure the lead up to the bride’s day goes as smoothly as possible (no pressure!)
Did somebody say cocktails? Oh yes, you heard right. The cocktail bars are calling our name – but with so much choice across the bustling city of London, which one to choose? After all, it’s the experience we’re after, not just a delicious tipple.
Just because it’s micro doesn’t mean you can’t have your big day. That’s why we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know to plan the perfect micro-wedding of your dreams. Champagne anyone?
While Valentine’s Day 2021 will be a stay at home affair, that doesn't mean celebrations have to be sombre, or muted. If anything, because we can’t go out and celebrate with our loved one, surely that means your love this year should be bigger, bolder, better than any declaration that has ever gone before?
If, like us, you’ve fallen head over heels in love with the hopelessly romantic Emily in Paris, the hit new TV show produced by none other than Darren Star, he of Sex and the City fame, and you’re wondering how to bring a little of Emily in Paris, to London, then wonder no more…
Tea doyenne Bernadine Tay is the creator extraordinaire behind Quinteassential’s unique blends. She’s a trained tea sommelier, a tea judge and a founding member of the European Tea Society. What Bernadine doesn’t know about tea, isn’t worth knowing. And she knows that her teas pair perfectly with Ohlala’s macarons, creating an afternoon tea experience like no other. Ohlala and Quinteassential have found the perfect beverage companion for your macarons. In this resplendent gift box you’ll discover we’ve matched the flavours of our sweet macarons with Quinteassential’s signature blend teas beautifully, ensuring they complement one another harmoniously.
What happens when you pair Ohlala with the KitchenAid Experience store and host a workshop for Foodie Bloggers and Journalists? You get a masterclass in macaron decorating and a crash course in cocktail mixology, held in one of the most inspiring kitchens in London.
If you’ve been tasked with planning a vegan hen do or you need ideas to accommodate vegans at your hen party, it’s never been so easy… The increasing popularity of the vegan hen has meant previously non-vegan venues have upped their game to cater for vegans. So if you thought an activity or event was off limits, think again.
Who doesn’t love an immersive fragrance experience, a bespoke afternoon tea and a Marc Jacobs Daisy inspired macaron workshop!
Galentine’s Day may have started out as a fictitious non-holiday by the rambunctious Ms Lesley Knope, but it's a day that has fast made its way into our calendars, and more importantly our hearts…
“Going to the chapel and we're gonna get married, gee, I really love you, going to the chapel of love!” Congratulations! What an exciting time for you (both) - the engagement, the dress shopping, the wedding reception planning, not to mention what you’re going to serve your guests for the wedding breakfast...
Yes, it’s that time of year again, when the shops are filled with big red hearts and soppy sentiments. It can be a bit over the top, but it’s only one day a year, and why wouldn’t you want to celebrate love with the ones you hold most dear?
Branded merchandise might be what you’re after - high impact, low cost items that won’t break the bank, but help to generate awareness of your brand. But tote bags are so last year… and we all have enough stationery already. So, if you want to grab attention in a crowded marketplace, you’re going to have to do something very different that will ensure all eyes are on you….
We have had the honour of partnering with some truly special brands in our time, and none more so than Wedgwood, our partner for the Ohlala x Conde Nast Lunch Club. Ohlala hosted an afternoon tea session at the Conde Nast Lunch Club where we held a meet and greet session in Vogue House, introducing the wonderful staff at Conde Nast to the fun and fabulous world of Ohlala macarons
Christmas is known as silly season for a reason. And there’s nothing we Brits love more than letting our hair down and have a jolly good knees up - which is why our martini and macaron parties are such a hit. But what if you don’t drink? Or if you’re adhering to Dry January?
Want to host a memorable corporate event? Then you’ll need to put the old thinking cap on. If you want to entertain corporate clients in a way that they won’t have seen before, you’re going to have to get alternative. Because let’s face it, awkward speeches and boring catering are not going to get you noticed, let alone remembered
Chewy, delicious, plant-based treats. Yes, you read that right. We are all about inclusivity here at Ohlala and so we are super thrilled to announce our latest plant based offerings - vegan macarons. Oh, and we have also taken our popular Macaron and Martini workshop and switched it up a gear..
No, wait, hear us out.. This year’s second hottest topic (if you haven’t heard of the first hottest topic, the egg that is breaking the internet, take a pause and go check it out) is on everyone’s lips; you might be over it already or you might not even be aware of it, but veganism is here to stay.
There is huge potential for this to turn into an issue if you let it. So how do you avoid setting off a social grenade on a hen do and who do you need to invite? The thing is, there are no right and wrong answers to this question. The only correct answer is, as the bride, you get to choose whomever you want to come.
Planning a hen do is a mammoth task in itself, planning a hen do for a pregnant bride is a whole other kettle of fish. First of all your typical hen do activities, mainly drinking and dancing until the wee small hours, are (normally) off the table, so you have to be creative and think outside of the box.
The martini is a cocktail made with gin and vermouth, and garnished with an olive or a lemon twist. However, saying that, even though the martini is one of the most iconic cocktails there is, there is also a lot of ambiguity surrounding how one should quaff it
At Oh La La, we’re all about pleasure and bringing people together. As part of Macaron and Martini workshop series, may we introduce the Creative Energy Ball and Botanical Cocktail Workshop. It’s the perfect blend of activities for people who love their food and/or drink (isn’t that all of us?!) - with health food and cocktail-making tips all rolled into one.
If you are arranging a party for a large number of people in London you are spoiled for choice. Smaller parties however have to search a little bit harder to find that perfect venue, one that is quirky and cool and has just the right amount of space and atmosphere. Never fear, we've done the searching for you and here are five of our favourires.
Your best friend; you’ve been together through thick and thin, sharing triumphs and setbacks, tears and laughter…. so how come when you get together, you always end up in the local with warm lager and stale crisps?
Delicious, dainty, beautiful to look at and light as a feather, macarons are truly the greatest patisserie creation there ever was. As the more sophisticated cousin of the cupcake, macarons provide endless pleasure with an abundance of colours, flavours and arrangements to play with.
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