The Clove Club
Music is integral to the experience at this achingly fashionable – not to mention Michelin-starred – tasting menu-only dining institution in the former Shoreditch Town Hall.
LUXOS Recommends: The Clove Club roast Cornish pollock with carrots, seaweed & orange butter.
Sashimi platter by David Griffen for Sexy Fish
Asian fish restaurant Sexy Fish is a 360 degree, multi-sensory feast for all the senses. For starters, there’s the menu – succulent raw cuts, marinades, grills and salads. Next comes the visual decadence, with London's sleekest habitués vying to secure a table in view of the vast open kitchen and jaw dropping interiors enveloping works by Damien Hirst and Frank Gehry alongside the wall-to-wall fish tanks of the Coral Reef Room giving the feel of stepping into a mermaid’s cave. Aural indulgence comes courtesy of the resident deejay occupying the decks between kitchen and dining room, for nights rolling into the early hours.
LUXOS Recommends: Tartare of sustainably sourced yellow fin tuna and the signature Sexy Fish rolls
Textbook Japanese fine dining, Kouzu one of the most opulent restaurant settings in the capital and a buzzing soundtrack combine to make Kouzu the ultimate destination for Knightsbridge night owls and gourmands alike.
LUXOS Recommends: Salmon with balsamic teriyaki sauce
A restaurant that’s as attractive to the ears as the eyes and tastebuds, Coya does Peruvian food exceedingly well, to a backdrop of beautiful people, textbook service and superlative beats.
LUXOS Recommends: Mouthwatering ceviches paired with tart Pisco sours
Alan Yau’s Park Chinois is themed on 1940s Shanghai. Interiors summon all the seductive, jewel-like elegance of a vintage dinner dance, the superlative roster of emerging singers and established bands performing throughout each evening the ultimate backdrop to textbook service, an extensive dim sum menu and that legendary Duck de Chine. Ask for a table in the Opera section to get the full benefits of ‘Club Chinois,’ where performers weave their musical magic until 2am.
LUXOS Recommends: The Duck de Chine with caviar is the requisite starter here
‘Quags,’ as it’s affectionately known, has been a bastion of the London dining scene for decades. The live music offering adds an extra dimension of elegance, glamour and occasion.
LUXOS Recommends: The sea bream with tomato fondue and confit pepper
Boisdale is a bastion of the music and dining scene. Expect a sultry, scintillating roster of performers, a mature and knowledgeable crowd and after dinner dancing seven nights a week.
LUXOS Recommends: Boisdale traditional roast Dumfriesshire blackface haggis
Live at The Ritz
The classic dinner and dancing experience and an unforgettable occasion, this four course weekend supper extravaganza in one of London’s most opulent dining rooms is accompanied by a live pianist, rumba, tango and salsa. After dinner dancing in one of the capital’s most iconic settings completes the feast of nostalgia, glamour and gourmet glitz at The Ritz.
LUXOS Recommends: The Navarin of lamb with swede purée, mushroom and black garlic
Hakkasan was among the pioneers of the deejay and dining phenomenon. The aural experience here is as seductive as the superlative dim sum and high-glamour crowd.
LUXOS Recommends: Peking duck with Hakkasan special reserve ‘qiandao’