Where once were spice traders, now there are peddlers of sundry approachable culinary delights. Within the walls of what was once the East India Company warehouse are the casual seafood destination... read more
From the conspirators behind the late Great Eastern Hotel (now an Andaz), South Place Hotel is set to be a magnet for East London's most unfailingly hip. The first hotel from the D&D hospitalit... read more
Occupying the top two floors of London's epic Heron Tower, this hip, modern restaurant boasts an interior that's as inspiring as its cuisine. Patrons dine in a massive glass space with a dazzling b... read more
This casually cool Bread Street Kitchen is a laid-back counterpoint to Gordon’s more haute restos. Its charms are not unlike those of the Wolseley, with dramatic interiors effortlessly mating... read more
Gilded mirrors, chandeliers, and plush neo-Edwardian chairs in the 180-capacity main bar. A third venue of the Jewel empire, with existing outposts in Covent Garden and Piccadilly. This l... read more
The plushest ale factory you'll ever sleep in, thanks to an ace cosmetic surgery job on the Whitbread & Co. Brewery. This heritage-listed building is five-minute black cab ride from City Airpor... read more
Vegetarians, avert your eyes. Jamie Oliver and Adam Lang's new venture is a haven for lovers of charcoal-cooked flesh. Cooked in Japanese robata grills and tandoor ovens, dishes like chipotle ... read more
Blimey! If chocolate is the food of love then all lovers should check in at this upscale sweet shop. Toast your romance with the exquisite Champagne Truffles and try the mouthwatering Chili Praline... read more
The teapot-shaped chandeliers that hang from the ceiling of this boutique pâtisserie create a laidback atmosphere that is reflected in the delicate taste of its famous cupcakes. With their li... read more
Located alongside old St Paul’s, London’s newest shopping mall tries to appeal to city workers and visitors alike. The Jean Nouvel-designed space boasts sleek, reflective surfaces and s... read more
Down two flights of stairs past dry ice, choose from a cabaret club, live music space, or supper club. Insiders opt for the supper club (the city's only dinner theatre) if you want the best stage v... read more
Terence Conran has done it again with hip new French inspired eatery. You may miss surprise factor, just about as Conranesque as they get, but quality of ingredients and superior level of service ... read more
Interesting if potentially spooky new underground dining experience for brave souls who don't mind eating near Duke of Wellington's final resting place. Rather nice vaulted split-level room in cry... read more
If your iPod needs motivation and you want to experience some fresh tunes and sample some London gigs, head over to Pure Groove swanky record shop. One of capital city's best-loved independent r... read more
If you have not yet tried fresh crusty bread and pastries from Villandry on Great Portland Street, no need to trek over there... new sister restaurant Villandry kitchen combines all signature baker... read more
From Chelsea to the heart of the city of London, bouncing off success of Manicomio mothership in King's Road, Manicomio Gutter Lane is a sleek new gem to be enjoyed. Sensory experience starts with ... read more
First relais in Marylebone passed the concept test with flying French colours which stands this new city branch in good food stead. Can you imagine more arrogant restaurant that offers it's cu... read more
Walk in, greet your host (there's no front desk), then pick a loaner iPod by the archetype that suits you, including banker, lawyer, fashion designer, and the Madonna-heavy "hairdresser" edition. S... read more
Snug, beaded alcoves. Hot and cold mezze. A post-banking City crowd gathers here after 9 pm, when the lights dim, the drinks flow, and the belly dancers start to gyrate. Good for group pl... read more
Once the playground of everyone from Jayne Mansfield to Sean Conner...
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A glorious riot of Victorian camp staff are decked in 19th Century ...
Drawing on the sort of minimalist but warmly inviting sexiness of S...
Lorded over by former chef of The Ivy and Soho House Alan Bird, it'...