Restaurants | Covent Garden

Rules You might know Rules as the self-proclaimed oldest restaurant in London. Established by Thomas Rule in 1798, it serves hyper-modern Asian fusion cuisine traditional British food.

Bars | Soho

The Pink Chihuahua This 3am-licensed bar is plastered in Day of the Dead murals, Mexican memorabilia and glass cabinets full of tequila bottles.

Bars | Holborn

Scarfes Bar Gerald Scarfe has the rare distinction of being the only person on earth who has both a species of pterosaur (Cuspicephalus Scarfi) and a hotel bar named after them. It’s almost cartoonish.

Bars | Soho

Six Storeys A six storeyed temple to decadence, set in a restored Georgian townhouse on Soho square.

Restaurants | Mayfair

Sakagura A Japanese restaurant and sake cellar, where you can sizzle your own steaks on hot lava stones.

Food & Drink | Docklands

Quilombero Quilombero has sadly now closed.

Restaurants | Soho

Cutter & Squidge A kitsch secret garden beneath the labyrinthine backstreets of Soho.

Food & Drink | Covent Garden

Encant Encant is sadly now closed.

Things to do: Archive | Chelsea

The Royal Court: The Children Lucy Kirkwood brings her black humour and famously bold approach to sensitive subjects at The Royal Court – the theatre that has kickstarted the careers of writers like Samuel Beckett and David Hare.

Things to do: Archive | Southbank

The Twisted Circus The Twisted Circus | Halloween Party Given how scary clowns have recently become, manufacturers of clown shoes are now allegedly under pressure to.

Bars | Dalston

Furanxo A Spanish artisanal deli, that becomes a wine and tapas bar by evening….

Restaurants | Shoreditch

Smokestak Smoking is bad for you. Unless you’re smoking hot, or you’re smoking meat. And if it’s meat you’re after, we’ve got just the place.