Bars | St James's

Dukes Bar Birthplace of Bond’s martini, Dukes Bar will leave you shaken and stirred.

Restaurants | St James's

Wilton’s An elegant, old school restaurant serving up seafood and classic British dishes.

Bars | Clapton

P. Franco A cosy Clapton wine bar serving seasonal small plates.

Restaurants | Soho

The Palomar What do you get when two Tel Aviv nightclub entrepreneurs and the winner of ‘Iron Chef’ Israel are sewn together? – Dubious surgery and a three-headed cooking party animal. Or… The Palomar.


Roka London A sleek quartet of Japanese restaurants in London.

Restaurants | Covent Garden

Clos Maggiore Voted London’s Most Romantic Restaurant over and over again.

Theatre | Wapping

Wilton’s Music Hall A glorious, crumbling old Victorian music hall, home to cabaret, theatre – and a very atmospheric bar.

Bars | London Fields

NT’s Loft A café and terrace by day, with live jazz and DJs by night.

Bars | Battersea

Room 43 Live music, Persian food, and cocktails in Battersea.

Restaurants | Soho

Bob Bob Ricard A gloriously glamorous Soho restaurant that looks like a stationary Orient Express….

Bars | Bethnal Green

Satan’s Whiskers Satan’s Whiskers is located in what was previously a closed down Caribbean restaurant, and the perfect place to go when you want to sit down to good, simple, no-nonsense cocktails.

Museums | Upminster

Upminster Tithe Barn Museum of Nostalgia An ancient barn filled with decades of bric-a-brac.