Archive for Going out

This Week We’re Loving…(12.04.14)

by LOUISE HOOTON SAKE COCKTAILS Between 7th April and 19th May, Sake No Hana (part of the Hakkasan group) will celebrate the arrival of Spring and Japanese cherry blossom season with the launch of “Sakura at Sake no Hana”, a pretty  pop-up cherry blossom garden bar. Inspired by “sakura” blossom and “hanami”, the centuries-old Japanese […]

This Week We’re Loving…(24.03.14)

DATE NIGHTS Whether you’re dating proper, or on a date night with your betrothed, then head on down to Voltaire this month for a night of cocktails and romance. Hidden beneath the London streets just near the river by Blackfriars bridge are a collection of nine private vaults. Each seats between two and ten people […]

From Budapest to Hackney via the Caribbean…

  Secret Cinema – The Grand Budapest Hotel Secret Cinema’s latest immersive adventure transports London thrillseekers to Wes Anderson’s imaginary state of Zubrowka as it screens the director’s latest film ahead of it’s official release. The creative brains behind London’s favourite cinematic experience have recreated The Grand Budapest Hotel in a secret location in Central London. Throughout […]

An apology and London Marathon training

by LOUISE HOOTON Firstly, I feel that a bit of an apology is in order for regular readers of TheLondonLuxe, for we’ve been on something of a hiatus over the last month. I’d love to be able to say it’s because we’ve been working on a top secret, terribly exciting work project but in truth, […]

This week we’re loving….(05.01.14)

A NEW YEAR – A NEW FITNESS REGIME   Given the current storms engulfing the UK the prospect of pulling on running shoes or getting on a bike isn’t all too appealing… Cue Bikram yoga. Practising 26 yoga postures over 90 minutes in a room heated to 40 degrees may sound like hell on earth […]

Karpo Diem at Hotel Megaro

By VICTORIA & LOUISE It’s highly probable that you will have walked past Karpo, without ever knowing it was there. Hidden within a boutique hotel, next to Burger King and amidst the chaos of King’s Cross, we can’t imagine many people would stumble upon this little gem of a restaurant if they weren’t looking for […]

100 Wardour Street: Soho’s ultimate guilty pleasure

Picture the scene: it’s 10.30pm on a Thursday night in Soho, you work in the PR and media world, and you’ve had a few too many proseccos and not enough free canapés at whatever launch/opening/pop-up (*delete as appropriate) you’ve just been too. Feeling a little intoxicated, you decide it’s time to go home. But, as […]

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