What’s On London: August 2021

The British weather might be more temperamental than Love Island’s relationships and the travel watch list even more so, but that doesn’t mean summer in London is off the menu. From exciting pop-ups and decadent afternoon tea to the best *hic* boozy brunches, don’t miss out on these dishy happenings this August

1 Book exclusive Beluga Vodka weekend brunches at Harvey Nichols

That’s the spirit – premium Russian vodka brand Beluga Vodka is extending its summer residence in Knightsbridge, with the launch of two exclusive weekend brunches created by MasterChef Professional finalist, Chef Philli Armitage-Mattin, at London’s Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Terrace on Saturday 7th & 21st August 2021.

The exclusive events are the perfect way to kick start a summery weekend with attendees able to indulge in Chef Philli’s luxurious take on brunch classics, alongside expertly made Beluga Vodka cocktails. A DJ will also add to the lively atmosphere of the day.  

Philli’s weekend menu caters for all palates and includes dishes for those looking to indulge and those who prefer to keep things nice and light. The virtuous amongst us can pick from a PBJ Acai bowl, complete with compotes, jams and granola, eggs royale with caviar or heritage tomato panzanella and buratta salad with rocket. Alternatively, guests can also go all out with freshly shucked Pacific oysters, brioche French toast with grilled peaches and maple syrup or brown butter truffle egg croissant, parmesan and chives.

A selection of brunch-focused, delicious Beluga drinks has also been developed to add to the experience. Consumers will be able to enjoy an iconic Beluga Bloody Mary, the Beluga Espresso Martini for a caffeine kick and the Beluga Aperi-Teavo – Beluga Noble vodka infused with Darjeeling tea, fresh cloudy apple juice and prosecco. 

When: 10-2pm on 7th and 21st August. 
How: Bookings can be made via:  https://www.harveynichols.com/restaurant/knightsbridge-dining/cafe-and-terrace/

2 Try a poke bowl at Honi Poke’s new Fulham site

Honi, I’m home. Honi Poke has now opened in Fulham with sites in Bishopsgate, Victoria and St Paul’s due to open in the coming months. Inspired by Hawaiian flavours and with wellbeing at its core, Honi Poke is renowned for its use of incredibly fresh ingredients and responsibly caught seafood, with each poke bowl made to order fresh on site, differentiating it from alternative poke brands. 

The Fulham site, situated in Jerdan Place, is a hub for gym-goers and locals alike, providing the perfect spot for a post-workout grab-and-go lunch or a space for casual dining with friends.

The new site joins Fulham’s bustling local community with Fulham Farmers Market around the corner, alongside multiple bars and restaurants. The refined interior spans two floors and has been imagined by resident designer Beatrice Camporelli to capture the calm coastal vibes of Hawaii, achieved through the use of cool blue tones and complimenting textures.

Highlights from Fulham’s dine in and delivery menus include the signature Honi Poke with Scottish Salmon, mango, home pickled cucumber, edamame, crispy onions, sesame seeds and chili garlic sauce, and the Ahi Poke with Yellowfin tuna, edamame seeds, red chili, home pickled cucumber and sesame soy sauce. Vegan options include the Korean BBQ pulled “pork,” with jackfruit, pineapple, steamed broccoli and BBQ sauce, and the option to customise your own bowl offering infinite varieties. 

Orders: https://honipoke.order.deliveroo.co.uk
Where: 17 Jerdan Pl, Fulham, London SW6 1BE

3 Go West for West 4th’s Canadian cuisine

If you love Canadian-inspired bites, don’t miss a visit to this new opening. West 4th, a new brunch restaurant and wine bar inspired by the Canadian West Coast, is coming to Parsons Green this September. Bringing a new style of brunch offering to the area, the New Kings Road venue is being redesigned into a hotspot for local residents, young professionals and visitors alike. 

The Vancouver inspired venue will bring unique takes on the quintessential Canadian staple Poutine, as well as pancake and waffle stacks (flavours include ‘Campfire Smores’ and ‘Lockdown Banana Bread’), which can be paired with healthy dishes such as acai bowls.

To engage and delight, West 4th will also offer an interactive ‘mix n match Eggs Benny’ whereby customers can pair multiple, delicious variations of this much-loved dish, including options like Sockeye Smoked Salmon, Smashed Pea and Broad Bean and Canadian Maple Cured Bacon.

Also exclusive to the surf and sea style venue will be a DIY Bloody Mary bar with numerous different twists and toppings allowing guests to create their own masterpiece. Complementing the contemporary bar offering will be a selection of delicious cocktails and a carefully curated portfolio of wine, which can be paired with charcuterie boards and small plates to enjoy as the evening progresses.

All dishes will feature the highest quality, locally sourced ingredients and will be overseen by head chef and newcomer Joseph Berney. At the age of 22 Berney has already held roles at prestigious restaurants such as Scott’s and Clipstone, and was previously head pastry chef at Bowley’s at The Plough, in Kent.

Paying homage to the surroundings of Vancouver’s beautiful coastline and local hotspots, the interior design will boast a natural, relaxed colour scheme with archives of iconic Vancouver landmarks as an ode to the co-founders’ travels.

When: Opening September 2021    

4 Have a night at NBHD

If you love sharing plates and hand-crafted cocktails, pay a visit to NBHD – a new West London bar just a stone’s throw from the vibrant Portobello and Golborne Road, renowned for its bustling market. 

Evenings at NBHD will see the lights dimmed and music turned up as cocktails take centre stage with Watermelon Daiquiri’s, Balsazar Rose Spritz’s and Strawberry & Jalapeno Margarita’s expertly mixed by the team. 

The kitchen is in safe hands with Bodega Negra alumni Chef Sebastian Becerra serving his take on delicious and delicate small plates. Expect slow roast pork belly or ancho prawn tacos, tuna & guacamole tostadas, gluten-free, sticky sesame and coriander Korean style wings with volcanic hot sauce and authentic chocolate stuffed churros.

Born out of the pandemic and designed to bring local friends, old and new, together again in a dynamic setting, NBHD is ideal for those looking to while away the hours either inside at the electric yellow raised bar or al fresco for sundowners in the intimate front garden and leafy terrace, transporting guests to sunnier climes. The spot reflects the vibrancy outside of its front doors, a local bar where people can drop in for a drink with friends at the zinc topped communal tables or even as a backdrop for a first date.

Where: 225 Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 6HQ
Website: https://www.neighbourhood-london.com 
Bookings: reservations@neighbourhood-london.co

5 Opt for something holy with Holy Carrot’s new delivery service

Staying in? Forget the ordinary takeaway – we’ve got it covered. Holy Carrot, the brand-new innovative plant-based restaurant, based in the heart of Knightsbridge, is now available to order on Deliveroo and Supper. 

Holy Carrot’s goal is to offer Londoners a new way of experiencing and enjoying vegan food with a menu that focuses on using ethically sourced seasonal produce, prepared in a mindful manner. Londoners can now enjoy Holy Carrot’s dishes, which are all free from preservatives, refined sugar, gluten, additives and are led by the very best seasonal organic British produce, from the comfort of home. 

Diners are now able to choose from Holy Carrot’s much-loved plant-based signature dishes, such as Sexy Tofu with aubergine, red pepper and peanut sauce, Holy Carrot hummus,Vietnamese green roll with heritage vegetables, eachwhich will be prepared in the restaurant and then delivered straight to their doors. Staying in has never felt so saintly.

When: Deliveries are available Tuesday to Saturday from 12 noon to 9.30pm
How: For bookings, www.holycarrot.co.uk. Order from Deliveroo here and Supper here

6 Get ‘vaxxed for snaxx’ at Le Bab

We wanted to let you know that modern kebab house Le Bab is giving away BABS FOR JABS from Thursday 5th August –  Tuesday 31st August. 

Available across their Soho, Old Street and Covent Garden spots, Le Bab – which has been feeding contemporary kebabs cooked over a wood and charcoal robata to Londoners since 2016 – is giving those in the city who have had their COVID-19 vaccination a free kebab to say well done, good for you, congratulations for protecting the country – and a tasty treat too. 

To redeem, those who have had their vaccination within the last 7 days need to send proof via Instagram DM (@eatlebab) or email (info@eatlebab.com) to book their nearest Le Bab restaurant or book a takeaway. Available from 12-7pm.

How: Pro-vaccers can order any kebab on the Le Bab menu, and booking is essential. Don’t forget to share the love with family & friends by tagging Le Bab and using  #grababab #eatlebab. 

7 Indulge with a Perrier-Jouët Picnic at DUKES LONDON

Prestigious DUKES LONDON has launched partnership with Perrier-Jouët that takes its iconic picnics to a new level. Priced at £199 for two, in celebration of the launch, the first fifty orders will receive a complimentary flower bouquet and the first guest to book a Perrier-Jouët “Belle Epoque” picnic will be gifted a pair of Perrier-Jouët’s iconic floral champagne flutes.

The prestige of Perrier-Jouët together with the quintessentially British quality of DUKES’ Picnics makes for a perfect match – and the ultimate way to make the most of the manicured greenery of Green Park and St. James’s Park during these glorious London summer days.  

The DUKES x Perrier-Jouët Picnic includes two DUKES picnics (chose from a range including classic, vegetarian, vegan), and a full-sized bottle of chilled Perrier-Jouët. Along with the hamper filled with a delicious selection of British picnic favourites, guests will receive a rug, cutlery and all the finer complementary details.

DUKES’ Picnic Menu:
All DUKES’ picnics include a plush rug and wicker hamper with the finest British picnic essentials. Highlights include smoky BBQ chicken brochettes, artisan breads, beetroot & feta hummus, pea guacamole, a selection of salads and cheeses and of course some sweet treats – all courtesy of the hotel’s restaurant GBR (Great British Restaurant), which prides itself on providing the best of British cuisine.

As always, DUKES LONDON will cater to all your needs with both vegetarian and vegan options available as well as an option for Little Dukes and Duchesses and of course the DUKES Dog picnic, which includes a selection of toys, dry food and wet food.

How: Further information and prices for DUKES LONDON’s Picnic in the Park offerings can be found here.

8 Try a workout with ELYSIUM‘s new state-of-the-art micro gyms

Gym bunnies, this way please. ELYSIUM, a collection of private micro gyms across the capital, providing Londoners with the best of both worlds; a quiet, professional space for fitness enthusiasts and personal trainers, along with all the benefits of a high end, state-of-the-art gym. ELYSIUM is set to launch this summer with one site in Aldgate and two in Seven Dials with plans for further expansion across London. 

Micro gyms are a new concept born out of the desire to optimise, not maximise square footage and focus more on a personalised approach when it comes to training.

As a result of the Covid-19 era, the fitness industry must cater to new demands, including the desire for a private, yet professional environment for people to work out in. During lockdown, virtual gym sessions soared in popularity and gym-goers are now looking to combine the benefits of a private workout with state-of-the-art infrastructure and guidance, which is where ELYSIUM and its micro gyms come in. 

The micro gyms will be priced at £25 per hour and need to be pre-booked prior to arrival via the ELYSIUM app. To ensure members have the ultimate visitor experience and the highest hygiene standards are upkept, the spaces will be routinely cleaned throughout the day and users will also be encouraged to keep the spaces clean and tidy with the app’s ‘five star rating system’ in place. 

ELYSIUM boasts a range of state-of-the-art exercise equipment. From a cardio perspective, guests can work with the Concept2 Rower, SkiErg and BikeErg to improve lower-body conditioning and aerobic fitness.  For strengthening workouts, the Power Racks come with custom-built lever arms for chest, shoulder and deadlift support. 

Home gym equipment specialists, BLK BOX have also provided a standard rack of Dumbells and KettleBells for joint exercises including chest flyes, shoulder raises or biceps curls. ELYSIUM will also host a Primal Strength Commercial Cable Crossover, for arm, chest and shoulder muscle workouts. 

In addition to the sites launching in Aldgate and Seven Dials, ELYSIUM has plans to further expand to Clapham, Battersea, London Bridge making it accessible to a large part of the capital.  

Website: elysiumgyms.com
When: 5 August onwards

9 Get ready to glug with The Hippodrome‘s new Wine Club

Credit: Alex Charovas Photography

For the first time, cornerstone of the West End, The Hippodrome, is offering unprecedented access to its wine cellar and little black book of exciting winemakers with the arrival of its Wine Club, curated and hosed by sommelier and Head of Wine, Salvo Russo. Launching on 24th August, Wine Club will bring a plethora of the world’s finest winemakers to the heart of London, offering guests the chance to meet the producers and makers shaping the future of wine and viticulture.

Hosted by Salvo and the guest producer, each evening will take guests on a journey of discovery, transporting them to the expansive vineyards of Argentina, California and the resplendent Napa Valley. Guests will also receive exclusive discounts allowing them to buy bottles directly from the guest winemakers.  

The series kicks off on 24th August at 7.30pm with an Argentinian wine masterclass, hosted by Salvo and Pedro San Martin of Bodega Catena Zapata. Founded in 1902, this iconic family-run producer is globally renowned for its pioneering role in resurrecting Malbec and discovering new and extreme, high-altitude terroirs in the Andean foothills on Mendoza. At almost 5,000 feet of elevation, the family’s Adrianna Vineyard is widely recognised as the continent’s finest terroir.    

The ticketed event takes place in the beautiful Boozy Tea Room cocktail lounge, where guests will sample a range of vintages from the guest producer alongside a regionally inspired menu specifically designed by Executive Chef, Ioannis Grammenos to match the wines.  

Cost: Tickets are £80 and extremely limited – early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. Purchase here: https://www.opentable.co.uk/r/heliot-steak-house-london.
Where: The Hippodrome, Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square WC2H 7JHwww.hippodromecasino.com/restaurant-bars-lounges/

10 Party with Quaglino’s music & mouth-watering mouthful experiences

Iconic Mayfair restaurant Quaglino’s is set to host a number of magnificent musical performances and delectable dining experiences to complete those sultry summer nights. With an impressive array of music performed each day this month, Quaglino’s are offering weeks filled with music, fine foods and decadent brunch dishes from Head Chef, Jack Smith.

This series of live music runs from Sunday 1st August to Tuesday 31st August, and features this month’s exclusive events – a Swing Brunch and Bank Holiday Brunch.

With the infamous bottomless brunches having returned, guests are able to enjoy free flowing bubbles, fine foods, and fantastic live music, with the Q Brunch available on Saturdays from 11:30am – 2:30pm. Quaglino’s Q Lunch is also available every Sunday from 11:30am – 4pm until the end of August, with the choice of bottomless bubbles for £23 per person, or bottomless white or red wine for £20 per person when eating two or more courses.

Quaglino’s have accommodated an abundance of celebrities, royalty and prestigious socialites, with their decadent dishes, cocktails and performances. Taking to the stage as part of Quaglino’s ‘Q the Music’ series this month, is one of the UK/US’s most influential performers and lead singer of Chic, Kimberly Davis, along with vocalist and bassist of the Noisettes, Shingai Shoniwa and female powerhouse Teni Tinks. 

Further appearances include Complexion, Duke Band, and Swerve, plus some soulful performances from Coco Vegas, Atila, The Juke Joints, and The Soul Jets.

Where: Quaglino’s 16 Bury Street London SW1Y 6AJ
How: For further details and to make a booking, please visit quaglinos-restaurant.co.uk

11 Feast on freshness at KIN Café

If you love flavoursome food and a friendly atmosphere, don’t miss out on a pitstop to KIN. Based in Fitzrovia, KIN was born out of a desire to indulge in honest, fresh, and healthy food in comfortable, welcoming surroundings.

At KIN, the upmost importance is placed on flavour – if the dish isn’t delicious, it doesn’t make it to the menu! To this end KIN strive to offer distinctive vegan dishes that will keep you coming back time and time again. To keep the menu interesting and packed with flavour, KIN’s talented chef creates unique dishes, continually changing the menu, ensuring there is always something new to feast upon. Alongside offering top vegan dishes, KIN has with a strong vegetarian and gluten free selection and raw options too. All made with sustainably with ethically sourced ingredients. Seating 24 inside and 16 outside, accompanied by a pre-order and takeaway service, KIN’s delicious menu is easily accessible for all.

KIN’s crowd-pleasing classics include the tasty Benedict to start the day, a Gnocchi & Sunblush Tomato Salad for lunch, and a tempting Peanut Butter Blondie or Hazelnut Cookie to finish, accompanied by fine quality coffee – which KIN are deeply passionate about – or fresh, organic, juices. Also on offer are a range of alcoholic beverages from their range of organic, vegan and gluten-free wines, craft beers, ciders and spirits.

What’s more, everything brought into KIN, whether it is the fresh ingredients, coffee beans, wines, beers, or even their biodegradable take-away packaging, has been chosen with careful consideration to the environmental and social impact.

How: Find out more via kincafe.co.uk
Where: 22 Foley St, London W1W 6DT

12 Go forth with fun at Fortnum & Mason’s

1 William Sitwell Supper Clubs 

Partnering with food critic William Sitwell, Fortnum’s will host Supper Clubs, showcasing some of the country’s best chefs as well as up-and-coming stars. Taking place monthly in a different Fortnum’s outpost each time, each dinner will be hosted by William Sitwell – food critic for the Daily Telegraph and MasterChef judge regular- alongside a special guest chef each month. £95 per person, find out more via www.eventbrite.co.uk.

2 High Tea and Jazz – Ronnie Scott’s at the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon

Following the instant sell-out success of the premiere July evening, the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon: Fortnum & Mason’s iconic Afternoon Tea destination, and London Jazz institution, Ronnie Scott’s, are proud to present a new series of High Tea and Jazz events this August – taking place every Thursday for the rest of the month.

On arrival, guests will be greeted with a glass of Fortnum’s Blanc de Blancs Champagne, before  settling down to enjoy the carefully designed High Tea menu. 

With a choice of luxurious dishes, including Lobster Omelette Victoria with Truffle, fresh  Baked Cornish Brill with Champagne Sauce, Puff Pastry Case of Artichoke and Confit  Peppers with Basil Pepper or traditional Southwest PGI Lamb Wellington, the menu can also be booked for the perfect pre-theatre and early afternoon dining experience any day of the  week and weekends. 

No Afternoon or High Tea experience at Fortnum’s would be complete without its famous Scones – and so following the savoury main course, Plain & Fruit Scones with Fortnum & Mason Strawberry  Preserve, Lemon Curd & Clotted Cream will be served. Finish with a selection of Fortnum’s delicious patisseries – inspired by seasonal ingredients, each one  honed to perfection by the Tea Salon chefs. 

How: Tickets are available now for £80 per person at Eventbrite.com for all August dates. 
Where: 181 Piccadilly, St. James’s, London W1A 1ER

13 Luck out with FishWorks’ Lobster Menu

Summertime and the lobster is easy – August means peak lobster season and what better way to enjoy such a sumptuous treat than this luxury dish sans the usually hefty price tag.

At FishWorks Restaurant & Fishmonger they’ve sourced the best lobsters and created a created a special set menu to celebrate the king of crustacean showcasing the vibrant red fellow in all three courses – yes, even in the dessert!

Available throughout August, diners will embark on a three-course lobster trail like no other for just £39 per person starting with a twist on the British classic – a lobster cocktail, mixed with avocado, baby gem and Marie Rose. Follow with a creamy black ink risotto with lobster before finishing with the pièce de résistance: an unusual lobster cheesecake for dessert with red wine reduction.

How: Book now at https://www.fishworks.co.uk
Cost: £39 per person

14 Try afternoon tea with an Amalfi twist at Dalloway Terrace

If Italy isn’t on the cards this summer, we have the next best thing instead. Dalloway Terrace at The Bloomsbury Hotel has announced a summer partnership with Malfy Gin and Master Florists McQueens, offering Afternoon Tea and a seasonal cocktail selection.

Just in time for Afternoon Tea Week (9th – 15th August) Dalloway Terrace at The Bloomsbury Hotel, one of London’s iconic outdoor dining terraces, will be transformed into a stunning Italian escape reminiscent of the Amalfi Coast, realised by Master Florists McQueens in partnership with Malfy Gin and will be serving up a new Afternoon tea menu inspired by Italy’s fresh and vibrant lemon groves.

Embracing the Italian spirit and penchant for living in the moment, Head Pastry Chef Chris Dodd has created a new Afternoon Tea menu which offers sweet treats infused with fresh citrus and expertly paired with a range of Malfy’s Signature Gins. His menu includes Pink Grapefruit Tart with Star Anise Meringue, paired with Malfy Rosa, Lemon velvet parfait, paired with Malfy Limone and Orange profiterole paired with Malfy Arancia. Chris has also created Copper Maran Egg & Chive Mayonnaise; Tonic-Marinated Cucumber and Cream Cheese on Pain de Mie and Hummus and Plum Tomato on Multigrain.

Quench your thirst with a number of playful concoctions including Spritz ME made with Malfy Limone, Supasawa, Masala Chai Te, Banana Liqueur, Fig Liqueur and Electric bitters; Sophia’s Fizz with Malfy Arancia, Dry Curacao, Lime Juice and topped with Prosecco; a Passione Sgroppino with Malfy Rosa, Ron Bianco, Pink Grapefruit Shrub, Passion Fruit Sorbet; and a Capri Martini with Malfy Originale, dry Vermouth and Basil Oil.

When: Dalloway Terrace is open daily from midday – 11pm, Monday – Wednesday, 10am – 11pm Thursday – Sunday. Where: 16-22 Great Russell St, London WC1B 3NN.
How: For afternoon tea and drinks menu, please download here. For more information visit or to book visit: dallowayterrace.com.

15 Partake in plant-based afternoon tea at Rubens at the Palace

Overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, The Rubens at the Palace takes its cues for afternoon tea straight from British royals past and present – and this summer, guests can visit for a gorgeously vegan take on the quintessential classic.

Expect macarons flavoured with caramelised apples and coffee whipped ganache, ode to the late Prince Phillip who loved a good apple dessert; seasonal glazed fruit-shaped mousse that pays tribute to Her Majesty The Queen’s orchard at Windsor Castle; sourdough bread pudding cream with rose and raspberry, a delightful take on a favourite of the late Princess Diana.  On the more savoury side of the menu, tuck into a selection of dainty vegan finger sandwiches filled with everything from fresh green pesto, charged vegetables and wild mushrooms.

As for something after tea? Opt for a tipple of Lanson Le Green Label Organic Brut Champagne, the first-ever entirely organic Champagne. Predominantly Pinot Noir, aged on lees for three years, it’s pure and fresh with fine notes of citrus and berry fruits weaving through its complex mousse. A perfect accompaniment to the delicious treats served with the Vegan Royal Afternoon Tea. 

How: The Rubens at the Palace’s Vegan Royal Afternoon Tea starts from £69 per person. For the full menu, click here.
Where: 39 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 0PS

16 Celebrate The Cinnamon Club’s 20th Anniversary with a special Tasting Menu 

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, The Cinnamon Club, will be serving a special tasting menu at the 2001 prices of £45 throughout the month of August. The stunning eight-course menu has been designed to take guests on the 20-year journey of Vivek Singh’s flagship restaurant, showcasing their evolution whilst following its philosophy of innovation, quality, and seasonality.

Dine on decadent courses such as spiced lamb mille-feuille, grilled Spencer Gulf king prawns in a curry sauce and the 20th anniversary special: a showstopping dish of succulent slow-braised lamb leg with nutmeg and pepper sauce. There is also a dedicated vegetarian menu elevating season produce.

A premium wine pairing is also offered for an additional £85 per guest with vintages carefully chosen by wine expert Laurent Chaniac.

How: Find out more and make a booking via https://cinnamonclub.com
When: The celebratory menu offer will be available Monday to Thursday, with lunchtime slots of noon to 2:30pm and dinner slots from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
Where: The Old Westminster Library, Great Smith St, London SW1P 3BU

17 Make a booking for Pan Pacific London’s new dining experiences

Pan Pacific London, the first European outpost of the renowned Singaporean hotel group, is delighted to announce that the reservation lines for its signature food and drink offerings are now open. Book tables at three of their five innovative new hospitality offerings – Straits Kitchen, Ginger Lily and The Orchid Lounge – all of which will open on 1st September 2021, with a further two destination offerings to be announced shortly. 

Led by multi award-winning Executive Chef Lorraine Sinclair and renowned Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden, as well as expert sommeliers, mixologists and tea sommeliers, each offering will incorporate the melting pot of cuisines that represent multicultural Singapore.

Straits Kitchen: feast on a menu carefully crafted by Singaporean Group Executive Chef, Tony Khoo, Pan Pacific London Executive Chef, Lorraine Sinclair and Straits Kitchen Head Chef, Soon Wong, with the team working closely with British producers to source quality local produce to minimise their carbon footprint whilst bringing authentic flavours to the table. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner the menu will reflect the wide range of cooking styles brought into Singapore through the Straits of Malacca.

Ginger Lily: enjoy a premium drinks experience, bottling the buzz and excitement of Singaporean bar culture for London. The bar will boast an extensive Champagne list from over 200 houses and the largest list of by-the-glass bubbles in the City of London, as well as a specialist rum menu.

The Orchid Lounge: created by award winning Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden, the afternoon tea offering at The Orchid Lounge will be a uniquely sumptuous and serene affair. Combining her unique flair for Asian flavours with the traditional British tea, the Singaporean-inspired Kopi Tiam, will feature some of Cherish’s childhood favourite sweet treats such as Peranakan Pineapple Tart  – Buttery Pastry with Pandan Pineapple Jam; and Kueh Lapis – Moist Spice Cake. 

When: Opening September 2021
How: Find out more and make a booking via panpacificlondon.com

18 Say hello to Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill’s new Bottomless Weekend Break

Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill, the luxury hotel based on exclusive Portman Square in Marylebone, has launched an indulgent Bottomless Weekend Break offer for staycationers to make the most of a lazy London weekend.

Elevating the standard bed and breakfast offer for weekend stays, guests can now book in for a scrumptious bottomless brunch as part of their stay, served in modern British restaurant, The Montagu Kitchen, and also benefit from a 6pm checkout so they can truly make the most of the hotel and destination during their stay.

Available until October 31st, guests can book a one-night stay on either Friday or Saturday at Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill to make the most of a delicious brunch in the Montagu Kitchen, and late check out. This beautiful hotel is in a prime, faultless location overlooking exclusive Portman Square Gardens and tucked away behind Hyde Park and the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street, in the heart of London’s West End, meaning guests will be spoilt for choice when making the most of their extended stay.

For those wanting to stay local, all guests are offered a key to Portman Square Gardens, something only available to local residents, giving guests the opportunity to act as Marylebone residents for the day and soak up the sunshine in these beautiful gardens. Guests can also benefit from exclusive access to the Portman Square tennis courts and get their fitness fix in with a game or two.

Following an unbeatable night’s sleep, guests can have a well-deserved lie in, before heading down to a glorious 3-course bottomless Prosecco brunch from midday at The Montagu Kitchen. Headed up by Chef Roger Olsson, The Montagu Kitchen embodies the ethos of sustainability and is celebrated for its modern British dishes. The menus epitomise fresh, local, seasonal produce, and highlight the best of the British ingredients by sourcing produce from our land and sea to create the most delicious of British cuisine. Dishes on the brunch menu include the indulgent ‘Sir Winston’s Treat’, comprising lobster hollandaise, smoked salmon, and poached eggs, ‘Trio of Whitstable Oysters’, and a vanilla cheesecake for those with a sweet tooth.

Filled up with fizz and delicious food, guests will be grateful for their extended check out, allowing them to stay on in their rooms until 6pm, making the Bottomless Weekend Break offer the perfect London weekend for staycationers this summer.

Cost: The Weekend Break offer starts from £349 for two people, including overnight stay, three course brunch with bottomless Prosecco, and late 6pm check out.
How: To make a reservation, please go to hyattregencylondon.com
Where: 30 Portman Square, London W1H 7BH

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