The implied frisson of parliamentary intrigue at the Intercontinental Westminster hotel--just a short saunter from MP HQ and the Ministry of Justice--easily bests all the chi-chi spa offerings or e... read more
With openings in Madrid and Barcelona, the ME by Melia imprint is making a sweep across Europe. Here comes the London version. Situated in West End, this hotel is built around an 11-story atrium an... read more
Top-grade fish is well plated, without the pretension of rival Japanese-inspired spots. A modernist sushi counter does you right by katsu, yellowtail tiradito, and even the ric... read more
The walls of this airy-but-secluded lounge are lined with stingray skin. A 22-foot-long piano does double duty as the bar top. Ask your waiter, who's in 1920s-style dress, to surprise you with... read more
The 39-room Eccleston is one chic scene. Interiors are done up with gorgeous silk-adorned walls and herringbone-patterned wood floors, and there's even a fireside tea service. it's also a technolog... read more
Beneath the classy Westminster restaurant of the same name, the Cinnamon Club Bar provides a suitably stylish backdrop: cream walls, low tables, white bar. Cocktails with a twist, such as "Don't Me... read more
Every bit as theatrical as the next-door playhouse with which it shares its name, Marco Pierre White’s Piccadilly brasserie is as ostentatious as it gets. Huge gilt, Versailles-like mirrors r... read more
Situated on the 28th floor of the Hilton Hotel, Windows on the World is a destination bar if only for the views of the London skyline from its floor-to-ceiling windows. It can be a little pricey, a... read more
Banish from your mind all easy clichés about Scottish restaurants, and yes, that includes soggy ‘Neeps and Tatties,' aged haggis and deep fried mars bars, though you will see some antl... read more
Complete with a fortune teller in its window, the 100 year-old Watkins Books is the (self-proclaimed) oldest surviving bookshop in the world of its kind; that is, one that specializes in the Occult... read more
Classic staples are always present: oxfords, polos, cable-knit cashmere, tailor-fit sports coats and tees. Plaid outerwear, riding pants and tweed blazers look dapper on the casual country set whil... read more
Prada's pret a porter sister, Miu Miu is the nick name for luxury maven Miuccia Prada and encompasses her penchant for flashy, luxurious goods for pockets slightly less deep than it's corporate sib... read more
Large Edwardian pub that, despite its prominent location right next to Covent Garden station, never really seems to get busy. The epic selection of real ales make it the kind of place where drinkin... read more
Inspired by New Yorkers, DKNY is Donna Karan's middle-price collection for gals and guys. Denim styles named for NYC hoods, like Avenue B Jean and Soho Skinny for women, Brooklyn and Bleecker for m... read more
Perhaps the shining light in the impressive Firmdale Hotels portfolio, the Haymarket is a sophisticated take on the idea that your hotel should be a visual experience as well as somewhere to rest y... read more
Once the playground of everyone from Jayne Mansfield to Sean Conner...
From Rainer Becker and Arjun Waney (whose Zuma is beloved of Kate, ...
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'...