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SOMA Bar London

January 21, 2022 Capital A List – Celebrity club news

SOMA bar London

SOMA, a new bar in Soho London, is a Vedic Sanskrit word that means to ‘distil and extract’ – an invitation to explore the purity of flavour within our re-imagined classics. SOMA is a modern and minimalistic take on the basement speakeasy. The drinks menu is inspired by India and elsewhere.

Rik Campbell and Will Bowlby, are the owners and creative minds behind the new London bar, both Rik and Will own the restaurant next door, Kricket. – is a stylishly convivial trio of restaurants serving creative Indian small plates with British ingredients.

SOMA will amaze you when you walk in the gigantic 9 meter steel bar with a separate lounge bar off to the side. While going down the stairs, receive and unexpected hint of an incense scented stairway that leads into the bar. The walls are covered in inky black curtains that hide private booths while the bar with its scrubbed stainless-steel top takes centre stage. 

Be prepared for informed recommendations and detailed explanations that make your experience feel great, with drinks designed to be riffs on classics.

On the menu, the owners have decided to stick with the tried & tested Kricket philosophy of fusing East with West – the Margarita has chaat masala in it; the Old Fashioned’s made with jaggery and coconut; while the martini includes some lightly pickled mooli and fennel oil; while – in true speakeasy fashion – the food’s restricted to nibbles (like a stack of Indian crackers made from leftover restaurant rice, with a little yoghurt to dip in).

Other drinks on the menu include a banana daiquiri, made with discarded banana rum, acidified banana skin, Indian spices and cocoa and an almond highball, made with almond soda, Michter’s whiskey, avallen calvados, plum umeshu and amchoor bitters.

SOMA is definitely here to impress and we highly recommend this spot for a fancy date night out, ready to impress.

SOMA Bar London Dress Code & Address

Dress Code: Smart Casual

Area: Soho

Address: 14 Denman St, Soho, W1D 7HJ

Website: www.somasoho.com

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Mantham Restaurant London

January 5, 2022 Capital A List – Celebrity club news

Mantham Restaurant London

Mantham, a colouful Indian restaurant located on Maddox Street in central London, walk in and be inspired by bold colouful plates on the menu and not forgetting the peacock-coloured banquette.  This exclusive restaurant is the second collaboration between Michelin starred chef Rohit Ghai and entrepreneur Abhi Sangwan, and bright, bold dishes fill the menu.

You can find Manthan in a long, narrow ground floor of a typical Mayfair townhouse, and has a luxurious interior décor that is so rich in shades of gold and teal. The bathroom is embraced with gold taps that might leave you in doubt that you’re dining in one of London’s most exclusive areas. Expect to be served by kind and charming staff that just know how to make everyone feel truly welcomed.

The menu, which is in fact mostly vegetarian, will leave you wanting to order everything, was designed to include traditional flavours with a contemporary twist. Expect starters that include crisp Ghati masala, Ram Laddoo, Pyaaz Kachori, Tawe Ki Arbi and an unsual Jackfruit Tacos.

After starters, be indulged by the mains which consist of rich curries and smoky grills such as a classic Osso Bucca and Anda Curry, all of course with sides of rice, raita and roti breads to finish off your Indian experience. We ordered a variety of plates to share which is recommended – sarson chicken chop with mustard, kachumber salad and mint chutney, goat shami kebab in bone marrow sauce, ghati masala prawns with peanut, sesame seed and fresh coconut, mong daal fritters with mooli, yellow lentil and pomegranate, pyaz khachori with onions, mix bean sprouts and sweet & sour saunth chutney and a Burford Brown egg curry with paratha.

Desserts are always a must and we recommend the Narangi Chocolate which can be described as chocolate, with orange and berries. Just perfect to end off a lovely Indian meal.

Surprisingly, Mantham has got some impressive cocktails, the restaurant has teamed up with co-founder and front of house Abhi Sangwan (Trishna and Bombay Bustle). The cocktails all have a story and have been inspired by the seven oceans of the world. The cocktail menu also has a range of non-alcoholic cocktails.

Mantham Restaurant London Dress Code & Address

Dress Code: Smart Casual

Area: Mayfair

Address: 49 Maddox street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2PQ

Website: www.manthanmayfair.co.uk/

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The Best Restaurants in Covent Garden

October 15, 2021 Capital A List – Celebrity club news

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Whether you’re looking for a romantic night out or just a place to be cosy and relaxed, below is a list of just a handful of the best restaurants in Covent Garden.

Looking for a Spanish tapas Paradise? Barrafina located both in Drury Lane and Adelaide Street are known to be London’s best Spanish restaurants, inspired by the famous Cal Pep tapas restaurant in Barcelona. Dury Lane being more cosy, surrounded by brick walls, quirky windows and glossy floors and Adelaide Street more modern and contemporary, both serve authentic regional dishes from and around Spain, including Catalan and Mallorcan tapas dishes. From those who like to try new food and experimenting with their taste buds, the daily changing specials menu is a perfect choice with exotic foods, like braised Ox tongue with crushed potatoes, cuttlefish empanadas and courgette flowers complemented by the finest cherries, Cava’s and wines to match. A personal Spanish recommendation being, the strong and deep flavoured, minimal filtered sherry, known as En Rama.

Cinnamon Bazzar - The best restaurants in Covent Garden

Also, known as one of the best Indian restaurants in London, Cinnamon Bazaar is placed in the admirable grade II listed Westminster Library. Guests are greeted by the unique and colourful interior, which has been inspired by the exotic and busy markets of India. The area is adorned with hand painted Indian artwork consisting of a pallet of gold, blues and greens with the addition of ornate tiles. Combining traditional Indian heritage with an urban London twist this cultural hotspot provides small plates of wholesome vegetarian and meat dishes. Cinnamon Bazaar also specialises in one of India’s most popular street foods, serving a range of savoury Chaats. Each individual dish is infused with various herbs, spices and chutneys, to even the unthinkable of pressed watermelon with can be nicely complimented by some traditional chai.

Voted one of the most romantic restaurants in London, Clos Maggiore gives you a taste of elegant French cuisine at its best surrounded by sheik country inns of both Tuscany and Provence. Guests are greeted by the ravishing cherry bloomed conservatory which features a retractable glass roof, giving customers both a natural and airy dinning sensation throughout the summer months along with a more intimate, snug feel in the winter months. At this peaceful French retreat, bow- tied waiters will make the scene by delivering delightful Provencal cuisines recreated by head chef Marcellin Marc. Not only does the restaurant provide an award-winning tasting menu and a la carte dishes, they are also recognised for reasonably priced pre-theatre menu and extensive wine cellar, which includes over 2500 labels.

Cora Pearl - The best restaurants in Covent Garden


Based in a chic townhouse, Cora Pearl is the sister restaurant from the team behind Mayfair famous Kitty Fishers. Serving a variety of hearty comfort food and hand crafted cocktails, it’s a real gem of a find! Upon arrival guests are greeted with attentive staff, complementing the cosy rich surroundings. The sublime culinary experience focuses on seasonal British cuisine, in a boldly flavoured manor. Not only is this bistro like restaurant ideal for a pre-theatre dining experience but also great for a night canoodle! If you get peckish I’d recommend the ham and cheese luxury toast, nicely complimented by pickle. You may think, why would I go out of my way for a sandwich but this delicious treasure is worthy of a try.

The Frog - The best restaurants in Covent Garden

Opening in 2017 and located in the heart of Covent Garden, Frog is Adam Handling’s flagship restaurant site. Not only has the Frog been labelled as ‘one of the best restaurants in London, it has also won various prestige awards, from best newcomer restaurant and best overall wine list. With a contemporary interior, yet having a relaxed and luxurious feel as Adam once said; ‘Frog can provide fine dining without having a stuffy atmosphere.’ Not only is there an open-kitchen and dining space, the venue also contains a private dining room too, fulfilled with its own kitchen and bespoke furniture. Customers can choose between two exquisite seasonal tasting menus or a variety of a la carte dishes which are nicely complimented with Head Sommelier Kelvin McCabe expertly selected wine selection. The food and ambience is a mixture of local cuisine with a British contemporary twist, worth a few precious hours for an experience which is beyond measure. Clearly one of the best restaurants in Covent Garden.

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In the impressive grade II listed building known as Petersham Nurseries based in Covent Garden, lies the vibrant Italian restaurant La Goccia. Guests can opt between an indoor botanical yet alfresco atmosphere or the secluded floral courtyard. The open kitchen,
containing typical woodfire ovens and flaming grills, allows chefs to prepare dishes in front of guests adding an element of drama and entertainment. Whether it’s serving proportioned appetisers, known as Apertivo in Italian or even traditional pasta and risotto dishes, this restaurant brings a small taste of Italy to our very own Covent Garden. Very much ideal for a deliciously polished regional menu in a stunning atmosphere.

Red Farm - The best restaurants in Covent Garden

Tucked away in the busy streets of Covent Garden lies the home of traditional Chinese cuisine, Red Farm. Along with taking a clean and inventive approach to Chinese cooking, this award winning, New York influenced celebrity haunt, brings signature creations and small plates of hand-crafted delightful foods with a twist. Situated next to Covent Garden’s Balthazar, the restaurant features white brick walls, a modern but rustic décor, along with seating at tables and intimate booths considered to embody a laid back and casual dining experience. Master Chef Joe Ng and highly respected food expert Ed Schoenfeld have collaborated to produce a menu which includes unique dishes like; cheeseburger spring rolls, pork and crab soup dumplings, to even the famous pastrami egg roll with the addition of quality traditional beverages.

TThe Barbary

Taking inspiration from the Barbary coast, Neal yard in Covent garden is home to The Barbary. The cosy and warm restaurant reflects a museum, portraying a story of culture, travel and trade with the addition of sharing dishes and recipes which have been collected from visited areas from the Atlantic Coast through to the Mediterranean Sea. Once entering the restaurant guests are greeted by the unusual lay-out, which has stools spiralling around the kitchen giving diners an exclusive insight how their meals are prepared. Ranging from scrumptious dips for appetizers, to even a variety of juicy meats and delicious seafood, no wonder this spot in Covent Garden has been rated ‘one of the best restaurants in London’ by Timeout. If you like grilled seafood, the slow-braised orange and bay leaf infused octopus is to die for, being soft and tender on the inside and crispy on the outside.

Tredwells

For those who are looking for something a little different, Treadwells is the place to go! Taking inspiration from both root and plant based foods, this west-end award winning eatery procreates high-quality contemporary British cooking. Once arrived, dimmed lights, shades of green and dark woods entice customers giving relaxed and warm atmosphere, nicely complimenting the welcoming and friendly service. Chantelle Nicholson known as Chef Patron of the restaurants is the master-mind behind the seasonal menus, particularly emphasising unique plant-based eating. For you carnivores, they also serve Lake District Venison to even Creedy Carver Duck Breast, not forgetting the unique selection of desserts such as ‘Gin & Tonic Cheesecake to even plant based Jaffa Cake Truffles. Mouth-watering, isn’t it? Definitely one of the best restaurants in Covent Garden.

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The Best Outdoor Restaurants In London

May 4, 2021 Capital A List – Celebrity club news

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With summer on its way, it’s time to look forward to the best of London’s outdoor hospitality options. London is one of the top cities in the world for exclusive restaurants. Below is a list of the best outdoor restaurants in London, which surely won’t disappoint.

 

Angler - The Best Outdoor Restaurants In London

 

Within walking distance from Moorgate station and run by head chef, Gary Foulkes, is Angler. With over two decades of experience working in some of the most prestige Michelin-Starred restaurants all over the UK, not forgetting working with some of the most acclaimed chefs, Foulkes has continued to create his reputation by focusing on his own exclusive and distinctive cooking techniques. With a sophisticated and fine dining feel on the inside and Angler’s rooftop terrace and bar overlooking the city skyline on the outside, it’s hard for this not to be known as one of the city’s serene hidden gems and indeed one of the best outdoor restaurants in London.

Producing picture perfect plates of food and specializing in impeccable British seafood dishes, the menu stars some of the most pleasing and unusual combinations. The A ’la Carte menu features the likes of; Cuttlefish Bolognese with flavoursome basil rigatoni, roasted Monkfish with parsnip cream and Orkney Scallops served on a bed of lightly curried cauliflower. If you want to experience the full capacity of Mr Foulkes’s creations, the tasting menu with paired wines is very much recommended too.

 

Cinnamon City Kitchen

 

Situated in Devonshire Square, just off Liverpool street and inspired by classically trained Indian chef Vivek Singh, is one of London’s finest modern Indian restaurants, Cinnamon Kitchen. By incorporating fusions and spices with the finest ingredients Vivek has created a number of modern but classically delicious Indian dishes. Understandably, with Vivek’s global reputation in mastering Indian fine dining, author of six books and host of live cookery events, no wonder he is one of the most inspiring chefs of his generation.

After refurbishing a former warehouse and converting it into a graceful, chic and stylist dining area, we can understand as to why customers want to dine at this atmospheric and attentive to detail haven. Whether it be sitting outside in the terraced area just by the entrance of the restaurant, or seated inside in the low dimmed, sleek setting surrounded by unique original feature of the warehouse itself, ‘Cinnamon Kitchen City’ is definitely among the best outdoor restaurants in London and a place worth checking out.

The menus offer carefully source Indian spices with seasonal ingredients, making sure you don’t go home disappointed! Starters include several typical Indian delights, such as; Samosa or crispy kale and spinach Chaats, to even Chicken Tikka and Cheese Nann and Kerman spiced Ox-Cheek pickle. This is then followed by variety of tasty fusion curries, spiced meats and fishes with a selection of appetising side dishes. Mouth-watering or what!

 

Circolo Popolare

 

In the heart of some of London’s busiest streets, situated just off Fitzrovia is the vibrant Sicilian Trattoria, Circolo Popalare. Although, this is not necessarily an outdoor restaurant, diners won’t be disappointed as the outdoors scenery is virtually brought indoors. The lavish interior boasts walls lined with countless vintage spirit bottles, dimmed lit hanging festoon lights and also greenery, which stretches up the walls and across the ceiling.  You’ll be able to experience traditional dishes with a twist, using both seasonal and organic ingredients which are carefully put together making sure each mouth of food is a volcano of flavour. 

The menu offers an endless list of Italian specialities, once again bringing you a taste of Italian culture to our very own London suburbs. The delightful menu is equally as lavishing to the restaurant’s settings, featuring metre long pizzas (particularly good for sharing), tasty pasta and meat dishes, not forgetting the irresistible list of sweet desserts. If you’re not a big fan of coffee, we’d recommend the ‘Limonemisu’ which is basically an Amalfi lemony take on an Italian classic, which is nicely complemented with a single shot of limoncello. This is an almighty treat! 

 

Dalloway Terrace - The BEst Outdoor Restaurants In London

 

Just steps away from Covent Garden and Oxford street, featuring some of the most magical and stylish interior elements is Dalloway Terrace. Fulfilled with an artistic ambiance to reflect 20th Century Bloomsbury, this alfresco diner is definitely one to try. The elegant and poetic English atmosphere is based in a secluded and romanticized secret garden, which is idealistic all year round. Just imagine a fairy-tale like, white and cheerful setting from Narnia, and this is where you’ll be eating some of the most inviting foods.

Dalloway Terrace well known for its outdoorsy setting serves menus for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea as well as lunch and dinner, making it open all day long. That’s why we believe it is indeed one of the best outdoor restaurants in London. The menu selection exaggerates colourful, light and refreshing flavours suitable for the latter. For all you cheese lovers, the oozing ‘Le Gruyere Premier Cru Fondue’ with homemade toasted rosemary focaccia, pickles and fingerling potatoes is one of many which is very temping. If this doesn’t take your fancy, undoubtedly there will be a dish that will…ranging from; Cotswold Chicken Breast, Winter Squash Risotto, Thai Green Pumpkin Curry or even Roasted Wild Venison. You’ll be fooled if you don’t go dine at this magical retreat!

 

Dishoom

 

Establishing its name in the famous Shoreditch and inspired by Bombay in the 1930’s is Dishoom, Taking influence from Iran and Persia, this charming but ‘a little rough around the edges’ restaurant embraces the element of imperfection. The interior is renounced for its vintage dark wooden décor, dimmed lighting and snug seating, whereas the exterior is the most impressive providing an outdoor shaded veranda with comfy brocade sofas, all of which are surrounded by exotic plantation, antique cultural furniture’s and faded old-fashioned photographs.

If this doesn’t wooh you enough, the multi-award-winning menu surely will, producing affordable Indian street food with digs of quality and style. Typical cuisines are slow cooked and layered with aromatic traces from the origins itself, providing some of the most dark and rich flavours. Some popular favourites is the tender and juicy ‘Lamb Raan,’ (a leg of lamb marinated by a number of herbs and spices, then braised overnight before being flame-grilled, sliced and served with a home-made mint chutney and freshly baked roomily roti) or ‘the Dishoom Chicken Tikka,’ (a family heritage using marinades of sweet vinegar, ginger juice, turmeric, garlic and fresh green chillis). Tempting is an understatement!

 

Fallow

 

Located in the heart of Mayfair, this inclusion into our list of the best outdoor restaurants in London, and inspired by the stoves of the legendary Heston Blumenthal ‘The Dinner’ lies Fallow. Both Will Murray and Jack Croft, who are well known for their prestigious and culinary awards in cooking are the masterminds behind the scenes, helping run and sustain this sublime gem.

Guest are greeted by the open kitchen dinning area and beautiful aromas of freshly cooked British cuisine at your finest. When arriving at Fallows, you can choose between indoor seating surrounded by a modern and contemporary interior or seating on the outdoor terrace fulfilled by greenery and the busy streets of Mayfair.

Customers have a choice of a selection of delicious and appetising starters such as; ‘juicy corn ribs with a dash of lime’ or even, mouth watering ‘January king cabbage, with gun-powdering garlic and tasty chestnuts.’ The mains on the other hand, offer a large array of plant base, meat and fish choices. Depending on what takes your fancy, one of my particular favourites would be the unique and packed full of flavour ‘plant burger,’ with vegan cheese, lettuce and shallots, all of which are nicely complimented by a wine of your choice.

 

Seabird

 

Located at the very top of the Hoxton hotel in the Southwark and boasting one of London’s biggest oyster lists is the impressive Seafood restaurants Seabird. Consisting of a coastal but chic interior with an impressive marble bar, not forgetting the well know outdoor rooftop seating with breath taking views of the city, diners are able to experience the fresh and fragrant flavours of Southern Europe. The restaurant has a wonderful sensation right from the outset and it is no wonder it is ideal for a romantic date-night out for all you love-birds! The New-York themed rooftop, with snug white and beige sofas, candle lit tables and as mentioned outstanding views surely must tick all the boxes.

In addition to the restaurants outstanding features, ‘Seabird’ also manages to ‘wow’ customers with their small plates of delicious and tender octopus or even signature specials like ‘the Afternoon Sea,’ fulfilled with fresh and wholesome selections of oysters, langoustines, clams and prawns. This delightful ship is definitely the captain of the sea!

 

Villa Di Geggiano - The Best Outdoor Restaurants In London

 

With over 50 years under the management of the Bianchi Bandinelli family, providing superb hospitality and flavoursome foods and wines is Villa Di Geggiano. Inspired by Tuscan heritage, particularly from the enchanting hills of Chianti Classico, the Bandinelli’s bring a taste of Tuscany to the heart of London’s W4. The beauty is not only in the dining room experience, which remains intimate adjourned by residential contemporary artworks and a grand piano, it also lies in the open-air terrace which is shaded by Sangiovese vines making it a perfect ‘all year-round’ dining experience.  Definitely one of the best outdoor restaurants in London.

The menu prides itself using a selection of the finest imported ingredient from there very own Tuscan villa and farms, employing tradition techniques to master the essence of Italian cuisine. The foods range on the menu entice homemade yet attentive to detail plates, which are full of flavour and delicious with every bite. One particular favourite is the ‘Tagliatella Al basilico con pesto di pistacchi e limone, blu do bufala,’ which is freshly home-made green Basil tagliatelle pasta, served with a unique yet delicious pistachio and lemon pesto, nicely garnished with a sprinkle of Blu Bufala cheese. The best way to explain it, is a mouthful of heaven! 

 

River Cafe - The Best Outdoor Restaurants In London

 

Known for its exquisite Michelin star food and equally good outdoor riverside terrace, is the long-standing The River Cafe. Placed in the borough of Hammersmith in a former oil storage warehouse, which specializes in culinary Italian cuisine. Although the surrounding area has developed over the year, the restaurant itself still feels like a hideaway, surrounded by with vibrant greenery and overlooking the famous River Thames.

Adding to the buzzing and wonderful atmosphere is the excellent daily changing menu, offering a wide range of delicious Italian foods. Whether it be an Antipasti, Primi, Secondi or even a sweet Gelati, this award-winning outdoor restaurant really does spoil you for choice! Not only does the restaurant have a huge choice of outstanding plates of food, they also provide set-menus with expertly selected wines from all over Italy. Just from personal choice, one admirable wine would be the ‘Roero Arneis’ which a ‘vini bianchi’ produced in the Piedmont region.

 

YOPO

 

If you are looking for a more intimate and romantic outdoor environment to dine at, the south American inspired restaurant YOPO at the Mandrake Hotel is the place to go! Taking influence from his journey through the likes of Argentina, Chile and Peru, head chef and mastermind behind the culinary dishes, George Scott-Toft has incorporated the finest indigenous native ingredients into his own interventions, producing some of the most inviting dishes. In contrast with the indulgent foods, ‘YOPO’, is well known for its remarkable interiors of golden velvet seating, marble flooring and elements or artistry, not forgetting the even more so lavishing and dreamlike outdoor setting known as the ‘Jurema Terrance’ which also follows on from the South American theme. With hand woven seating, an all-over wooden feel and drapes of green ivy all around, it’s no wonder this is one of London’s popular hangout spots.

Moving onto the food at YOPO uses devised combinations and experimental ingredients to produce only the finest and refined plates. Ranging from ‘Parmesan Tapioca with Pumpkin seed Salsa’, ‘Devonshire Crab with Corn, ‘Oscietra and Tostadas’, to even ‘500 grams of juicy and succulent dry aged Sirloin with Girolles,’ all of which are accompanied by a selection of the finest native wines. This stunning setting truly does fulfil the needs for all! We vote this as one of the best outdoor restaurants in London.

 

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The Best Private Members Clubs in Mayfair

August 5, 2020 Capital A List – Celebrity club news

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London is home to some of the most exclusive, luxurious Private Members Clubs. Mayfair is home to many that are included in that list. Below we have listed the 10 Best Private Members Clubs in Mayfair.

 

The Best Private Members Clubs in Mayfair
 

Established in 1868, The Savile Club is one of Mayfairs exclusive Private Members Clubs. Found in one of London's 18th century houses, The Savile Club is rich with Victoian influences, creating a desirable, relaxed ambience.

The Savile Club Members have access to some of the best facilities found in a members club in London. A wonderful aspect of the Members club is their Courtyard and Terrace, a social area for Members to interact with one another or relax in a tranquil environment. Situated on the ground floor of the Members Club, The Courtyard and Terrace is a also a space used for receptions, barbeques and private parties during the summertime. A unique feature of The Savile Club is its Ballroom, a feature not usually found in London's Private Members Clubs. A beautiful space flooded with daylight used to hold special events. The Ballroom is connected to the ‘ old staircase’, commonly used in films, this addition to one of the best Private Members Clubs in Mayfair is simply beautiful.

In Regards to food, The Savile Club’s Michelin Star Chef Michael James upholds the creativity of the Private Members Club within his exceptional Menus, The Club and A La Carte menus. The Wine List at the Savile Club displays the very best wines from the very best countries in regards to wine production. Each month there's a new hand-selected ‘House’ wine chosen by the Wine Committee through a blind taste test, so each month a new ‘house wine’ is determined through this process, so Members can expect new flavours and tastes every month.

For those who wish to stay the night, The Savile Club has 25 bedrooms, refurbished to a five-star standard. The six newest rooms ‘The Mews Collection’ are innovative rooms inspired by The Savile Club's comfort. Image source

 

The Best Private Members Clubs in Mayfair

 

Renowned for its exclusivity and elegance, Annabels, Mayfair is not only one of the Best Members Clubs in Mayfair, but in London also. Gaining a new home in 2018, Annabel's is situated 46 Berkeley Square, in a spectacular Grade 1 Listed Mansion House.

On the Second Floor of the Private Members Club, Matteo’s, Annabel’s newest restaurant is found. Matteo’s is an excellent Italian restaurant, serving the very best Italian Cuisine accompanied by the finest Italian Wines. A second beautiful aspect of Annabel's is their Rose Room located on the Ground Floor, a room designed by Martin Brudnizki, a beautiful, relaxed ambience created for Members to dine. The third aspect to the members club is The Garden, open across all four seasons, Annabel's Garden is a beautiful space to dine in all weathers and times of the day, with a one-of-a-kind retractable glass roof, The Garden is certainly an unmissable aspect to the Private Members Club.

Annabel's is home to the most sought-after nightclub in the world. The Nightclub and Jungle Bar is an exotic, exclusive venue which attracts some of the most famous names in the United Kingdom and across the world. The interior of the nightclub is inspired by Wenzel Peter’s ‘The Garden of Eden’, the intricate details amongst the display of foliage and array of colours is truly beautiful. The Nightclub and Jungle Bar is a unique aspect making Annabel's one of The Best Members Clubs in Mayfair. Image source

 

The Conduit Club

 

The Conduit is a Private Members Club with a social purpose found in Mayfair. Aimed at bringing together Social Entrepreneurs to tackle the social problems we each face in our day-to-day lives. The Conduit opened in September 2018, set across eight floors, designed to bring together Members in different social settings, whether that be the basement (an intimate venue with live entertainment) or the 6th floor Terrace (featuring a bar and comfortable seating for members)

In regards to dining, The Conduit sources their produce from sustainable sources, ensuring the majority of their food is from in and around The British Isles, upholding their ethos of tackling social problems. The All-Day dining menu for The Conduit was designed by Leonardo Pereia (two-michelin star chef), full of delicious dishes, suited for all desired tastes. In regards to drink, The Conduit has three drink menus, each with different themes designed by Walter Pintus, one of the most respected Mixologists in London, each as sustainable as the other reducing waste and further enhancing The Conduit’s ethos to tackle social problems.

With over 3000 members The Conduit is a private Members club with a unique ethos to attract new Members. Even though the Private Members Club was founded and is based in London, Members come from 84 different countries, each striving for social change. The Conduit organise Community Talent Partnerships with two social enterprises Brigade and Good Hotel, both work with those who have experienced homelessness/long-term unemployment etc and teach them crucial skills in hospitality, which has led to 7 hires, whether that be chef’s or front of house staff.

The Conduit is certainly a Private Members Club with a difference, with the aim for social change and its unique ethos makes it one of The Best Private Members Clubs in Mayfair.

 

 

The Arts Club

 

Founded in 1863, The Arts Club was established to provide a space for those who share a passion for the Arts Literature and Science. Since undergoing a renovation in 2011, the club remains a social place for those interested in the contemporary cultural life in London. Since the opening of The Arts Club, with the vision to create a social space for people who had professional or amateur relationship with the arts, it has welcome a variety of names such as Charles Dickens, Joseph Rudyard Kipling and Oscar-Claude Monet through their doors.

A unique aspect to The Arts Club is Lanserhof. A state-of-the-art health and wellbeing facility, offering Members preventative medicine, rehabilitation, nutritional, physical and holistic wellbeing. The facilities available include MRI scans, Doctors Appointments, physiotherapy sessions etc - also featuring a private members gym, equipped with innovative equipment to enhance a members training/performance.

Hidden below The Arts Club, on the ground floor of the venue is Leo’s, a discreet, exclusive nightclub for Members. Members can dine from 7:30, with their meals accompanied by live performances throughout the night, the venue later turns into a nightclub, where members can dance the night away with live, headline performances. As Well as acting as a restaurant/nightclub, Leo also hosts the weekly events - aimed at influencing, inspired and furthering the knowledge of their Members. The venue is also available for Members to hire from Sunday-Wednesday.

The Arts Club operates three membership types. The first is The Full Membership, open to applicants over the age of 30, this provides access to the full privileges of the club, the annual fee is £2000, and there is a joining fee of £2000 also. The second is ‘Second Person Membership’, to qualify for this, applicants must have a spouse/partner that is already a member of the club - this membership has an annual fee of £1250 with no joining fee. The final Membership is ‘The Young Person’ Membership, for those under the age of 30, The Young Person Membership is an annual payment of £1000 and a £1000 joining fee.

 

 

The Best Private Members Clubs in Mayfair

 

In regards to fine dining and fine wines, 67 Pall Mall is the ideal Private Members Club for this. 67 Pall Mall aims to share their passion and fascination of fine wines with their members. 67 Pall Mall offers a diverse wine menu, offering 4,440 wines from 42 different countries.

Formerly a Banking Hall, 67 Pall Mall has been transformed into a 21st Century haven for the oenophile. Throughout the three floors, the interior highlights the wealth and sophistication behind 67 Pall Mall, providing an ideal space for members to share their passion for the world of wine.

67 Pall Mall’s Members have access to a variety of different facilities throughout the club. The first being ‘The Members Lounge’, furnished with historic oak-paneling and beautiful south-facing windows, The Members Lounge has the perfect, relaxed ambience for Members to enjoy over 500 wines on offer ‘by the glass’, aiming to entice new Members by having some of the rarest and finest wines in the world. At the rear of the Members Lounge is The Wine Library, holding thousands of bottles of wine, stored in bespoke cabinets, held at the optimum temperature, Members can book informal tasting sessions for up to six guests. ‘The Lutyens Room’ is a private dining room which can seat up to 14 guests. Similarly, ‘The Marlborough Room’, seating a maximum of 14 guests, can be used for private meetings or private dining. ‘St James’ Room’ is a large, contemporary events space found in the downstairs of 67 Pall Mall, Ronan Sayburn MS is Head of wine at 67 Pall Mall, The St James’ Room is often used to host his regular wine tastings and wine masterclass events. This space can also be used for private hire to accommodate wine tasting events held by Members - seating 60.

Found in the basement of 67 Pall Mall is their state-of-the-art Wine Cellar. This space holds thousands of both the Clubs collection and Members wine collections at the perfect temperature of 13-14 degrees. Within the Cellar is an aspect known as the ‘Strong room’, built in 1934, the Strong Room is a space where some of the finest and rarest wines in the world are stored, ensuring the safety of longevity of the wines.

 

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Hidden amongst the alleys of Mayfair’s Shepherds Market is one of the most exclusive Private Members Clubs in London, 5 Hertford street.

In terms of intimacy and exclusivity, 5 Hertford Street is most definitely London's most sought-after Private Members Clubs, yet few succeed, welcoming the likes of Royalty and HollyWood stars through their doors. Designed as a luxurious space for the highest-paid socialites and members of society, the secrecy of 5 Hertford Street is what attracts its members.

The interior of the Private Members Club was designed by Rifat Ozbek, incorporating beautiful patterns and colour schemes, giving 5 Hertford Street it’s trademark and style. Upstairs, the decor is a combination of traditional British Elegance with vibrant patterns and designs. Downstairs, the infamous LouLou's nightclub is decorated with beautiful autumn tones and patterns, incorporating orange, yellow and brown designs to create a comfortable, yet perfect ambience for one of London's most discreet, exclusive nightclubs.

Upstairs Members can relax and enjoy the exclusivity of the venue, whereas downstairs is LouLou’s. A nightclub for the A Listers, with the likes of Prince William and Leonardo Dicaprio being a part of their guestlist. For an intimate, salubrious Private Members Club, 5 Hertford Street is certainly one to consider.

 

 

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Open for 24 hours a day, 24 Mayfair is of Mayfair’s newest business clubs. Incorporating oriental influences with a western style - inspired by The Golden Age of Hollywood, to create a beautiful interior, in keeping with the excellence of the new addition to Private Members Clubs in Mayfair.

The Bar at 24 Mayfair is open 24 hours a day, allowing Members to socialise in a relaxed ambience, across a beautiful array of wines and spirits in one of London's exclusive Private Members Clubs. The Restaurant at 24 Mayfair provides Members with cuisine from across the world, showcasing the very best of international cuisine using the finest ingredients. The Restaurant also features a Teppanyaki Bar, known for being ‘a theatre of live cooking’, creating delicious small plates for Members to enjoy.

24 Mayfair have recently added a new addition to their club. The new Colony Club is an area for Members to experience gaming at its very best. Open 24 hours a day, The Colony Club features Gaming favourites such as Poker, BlackJack etc, providing Members with a beautiful new space to enjoy gaming in one of the Best Private Members Clubs in Mayfair.

 

The Best Private Members Clubs in Mayfair

 

For the past 130 years, The University Women's Club has acted as an escape for women from the stressful London life. Founded by the pioneers of Education for women, University Women's Club has provided a space for like-minded women each coming from different social backgrounds, with different interests, to have access to a library and intellectual events, as well as being able to Network with each other.

The University Women's Club features The Library, which is a space for Members to have access to a comfortable environment, ideal for working, or an escape from day-to-day life with to read. Members have access to the resources available in The University Women's Club’s Library. The Club also features a dining room, located on the ground floor which opens out across their tranquil terraced garden. Throughout the year The Head Chef prepares and creates fresh, seasonal courses, each bursting with a unique combination of flavours.

The ClubHouse has 22 bedrooms, all designed to suit an individual's requirements. The University Women's club has always focussed acting as a retreat for women to come and escape from the busy, stressful lifestyle that comes hand in hand with London life. Providing a traditional British space for working women to relax and unwind, producing intellectual events, designed for different age groups, to enhance and build their knowledge on different influential topics.

 

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Since 1973, Marks Club located underneath Hix Soho has welcomed both men and women through its doors, acting as a retreat from the City of London, providing outstanding service and facilities for their Members. Known for hosting fashion events, Marks Club has been used as a venue to host launches of some of the biggest names in British fashion, for example in October 2014 Vivenne Westwood launched her Autobiography at the club.

Head Chef Ben Hughes serves a traditional English Cuisine to Members, whether that be an exceptional afternoon tea display, or an item from the A La Carte Menu. Acting as a venue for both Business and pleasure, Marks Club has a Drawing Room, three, beautiful private Dining Rooms and a covered Terrace. Members are able to hire these rooms for private functions/dining, three unique rooms. The Garden Room, decorated in a forest green, with a display of The Marks Club art across the walls. The second room for private hire is The Indian Room, located on the second floor of the Private Members Club. Featuring its very own ornate bar, the walls are decorated with artwork commissioned in 2015 from artist Sarah Graham. The third private dining space, located on the third floor is The Circus Room, decorated with soft yet vibrant colours, The Circus Room seats up to 12 guests around its central oval table. Image Source

For simplicity and sophistication, Marks Club is certainly one of the Best Private Members Clubs in Mayfair to consider.

 

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