45 Jermyn Street’s Cocktails

45 Jermyn Street’s Cocktails

It’s a great restaurant and one of my favourites, the service is always immaculate, the food faultless and the design of everything the space to colours to uniforms, plating and coat check tickets is on point. 45 also has a great bar to sit at and an even better cocktail menu. They serve a variety…

London's Best Raw Fish

London's Best Raw Fish

Having given our run down of the best alternative tartares in London, it’s only fare we give a run down of the best raw fish places in town. How can we not when it’s so permeated into the current zeitgeist. Appearing even more often than steak tartare these days, there are a number of places that…

Shepherd Market Wine House

Shepherd Market Wine House

Opening a new wine bar in London is not easy. Between the established greats like Gordon’s and rival new ventures, competition is an unrelenting reality in a bustling city of social drinkers. So when I joined Joss, London Lamppost’s founder, at a small wine tasting at the Shepherd Market Wine House, I was keen to…

The Connaught Bar

The Connaught Bar

Consistently ranked among the top 10 cocktail bars in the world you’ll find the Connaught Bar tucked in the corner behind the central staircase of the famous Connaught Hotel. The decor is classic wood panelling painted a cool grey and highlighted with silver leaf with low marble tables, leather trim about the place. The drinks…

The American Bar at The Stafford

The American Bar at The Stafford

Ask a Londoner where the American Bar is, and depending on where you are, you will probably get a multitude of answers. Invariable though, they will almost always say “at The Savoy, on The Strand”. If you’re at all considering seeing this so called “Best Bar in the World”, go once for posterity, and never…

The Wine Bar

The Wine Bar

Secreted behind the large staircase that leads down to the small but perfectly curated offering of the food hall at Fortnum & Mason, is The Wine Bar. Originally called 1707, the new incarnation is still the same tucked away wine bar that has had oenophiles making a B line to it and its stunning wines…