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Shanghai Noir Restaurant Review: Old Shanghai Glamour in London’s New Indo-Chinese Brasserie

Apr 08th 2024

Shanghai Noir restaurant is a unique Indo-Chinese brasserie. It opened its doors in London this March, offering a blend of luxury and culinary innovation against the backdrop of 1930s Shanghai, known as “The Paris of the East.” The venue is located in the historic Old Westminster Fire Station. It draws inspiration from an era when Shanghai blended glamour, sin, and artistic innovation. It echoes the city’s allure with its Art Deco style, with Chinese materials […]

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Niju Restaurant London Review: New Japanese Culinary Gem in Mayfair

Apr 06th 2024

London’s culinary scene welcomes a new addition with the opening of Niju restaurant. The Japanese grill and sushi bar is at 20 Berkeley Street in Mayfair. Niju marks a transition from its predecessor, a modern British restaurant, into a dining experience that draws closer to the culinary ethos of Endo Kazutoshi. He is the famous chef behind the Michelin-starred Endo at the Rotunda, Sumi in Notting Hill, and the upcoming Whitehall restaurant Kioku by Endo. […]

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Lita Restaurant Review: Flavors of the Mediterranean by Former Corrigan’s Chef

Apr 06th 2024

In a significant move that further elevates Marylebone’s standing in London’s culinary scene, Luke Ahearne, the former Head Chef at Corrigan’s Mayfair, has embarked on an exciting new venture with the opening of Lita restaurant.  This endeavor sees Ahearne team up with the minds behind the Wild Tavern in Chelsea and Canadian-born restaurateur Daniel Koukarskikh. Lita blends Ahearne’s culinary expertise with a vision to offer refined and relaxed dining experiences. The warmth and nurturing spirit […]

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Los Mochis Elevates Dining with New Rooftop Restaurant in London City

Apr 06th 2024

Los Mochis restaurant is famous for blending Mexican and Japanese cuisines. Its new rooftop venue, which will launch in London City in April 2024, is set to elevate London’s dining scene again. Following the acclaim of its Notting Hill outpost and the exclusive omakase counter, Jumo, Los Mochis is reaching new heights, both literally and figuratively, with this latest expansion. Find the new restaurant on the 9th floor of the 100 Liverpool Street building. This […]

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Scales Bar Review: A New Cocktail Experience Below Marylebone’s Streets

Mar 28th 2024

In Marylebone and Mayfair, Scales Bar is a new cocktail experience that lures those inclined to meticulously crafted drinks and intimate conversations. Officially opened in December 2023, this venture represents the culmination of five years of dedication and passion by mixologists Din Jusufi and Engji Shala. Their previous tenure at the acclaimed Farzi London provided a strong foundation for their latest endeavor​​​​. Scales is beneath Drink with Sasha, behind a discreetly marked door in a […]

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From Boujis to B… From Harry to Machine Gun Kelly. Marrying the classic with the contemporary.

Mar 27th 2024

How Carlo Carello and Jake Parkinson-Smith are merging generations to create London’s hottest nightclub, B London. Jake and Carlo were the faces behind Boujis, ‘the club’ in West London for a generation of naughties naughty folk.  Boujis was a hangout for… and in no order of preference… Prince Harry, Will and Kate, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Bradley Cooper. Rihanna and Beyonce finished off with David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo. However, with its high-end but local feel, […]

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Sotto Soho Bar Review: New Menu Reinventing Italian Classics

Mar 26th 2024

Beneath the chic Bocconcino Soho, Sotto Soho bar has quickly established itself as a gem in London’s cocktail scene. This subterranean speakeasy is not just a bar. It’s a journey to the heart of Italy, blending the traditional with the contemporary to celebrate Italian cocktail culture. With the introduction of a new Italian-inspired cocktail list, created in collaboration with the acclaimed mixologist Rich Woods, aka the Cocktail Guy, Sotto invites patrons on an immersive journey […]

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Rucola at The Conduit Restaurant Review: A New Eco-Conscious Experience in Covent Garden

Mar 26th 2024

Rucola is a Brooklyn-origin restaurant now atop the Conduit Club in Covent Garden. The venue introduces an eco-conscious dining experience that melds sustainability with Italian culinary traditions. Set against London views, Rucola is open to members and non-members, offering a refreshing take on plant-based dishes. Easy-going Brooklyn vibes inspire the restaurant’s ambiance. It features an animated open kitchen and a central bar, creating a welcoming atmosphere for guests​​​​. The culinary philosophy at Rucola emphasizes sustainability, […]

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Brunches in London: An economical and cultural revolution

Mar 26th 2024

Brunches in London are that magical time between breakfast and lunch when calories don’t count, and it’s socially acceptable to have a cocktail before noon. Gone are the days when brunch was a mere meal; in the city’s streets, it has ascended to a cultural phenomenon, rivaling even the most exclusive nightclubs in its allure. London has witnessed a remarkable transformation in its dining culture in the last couple of decades. With its little intricacies, […]

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The Best Restaurants With Live Music in London

Mar 21st 2024

Dining out in London is an experience beyond the palate. It offers an array of culinary adventures that engage all the senses. Restaurants with live music hold a special place among these experiences. They combine the joys of exquisite dining with the energy of live […]

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The Best Members Clubs in London

Mar 18th 2024

The best members’ clubs in London comprise some of the most exclusive and well-renowned locations in the entire world. Many of these members’ clubs have an abundance of historical significance. It’s no wonder, therefore, why access to London’s best members’ clubs is highly sought after. The city’s nightlife […]

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Restaurants Like Sexy Fish

Mar 15th 2024

Sexy Fish is an Asian restaurant and bar located on the corner of Berkeley Square, Mayfair, serving Japanese-inspired sushi, sashimi, seafood, fish, and meat cooked on a Robata grill. Designed by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio and decorated with art by Damien Hirst, Frank Gehry and Michael Roberts, the […]

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Stem And Stem Restaurant Review – Restaurant, Wine Bar And Florist

Mar 05th 2024

Stem and Stem is the exciting new multi-purpose venue in the City of London. Gastronomy meets botanical beauty here as it is a luxury restaurant and also a wine bar and even a florist! It is situated near to Mansion house near to Bow Lane. Stem and Stem restaurant proudly offers the best of British food and sells flowers that are grown in the area. Plus, they are committed to being eco-friendly and making sure […]

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The Best Rooftop Bars In Mayfair

Mar 05th 2024

The upscale district of Mayfair, surrounded by elegant Georgian townhouses, luxury hotels, and gourmet restaurants, is home to some of the best rooftop bars in Mayfair. Let’s celebrate the occasion with a delicious cocktail and sweet words… Mayfair Terrace In between Berkley Square and The […]

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Samba Room – Sushi Samba’s New Bar Opening In April 2024

Feb 27th 2024

Capital A List member favourite Sushi Samba launches its brand new bar called Samba Room in April 2024. The venue promises to be a dynamic bar, lounge and private dining space. Samba Room will be situated on the 39th floor of Heron Tower in The City Of London. We have learned from Sushi Samba that Samba Room will feature a mirrored walkway as well as a gilded canopy entrance. Samba Room will be lit up […]

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