SEPTEMBER 2019: WHERE TO EAT & DRINK IN LONDON THIS MONTH
1.) Abbey Road Inspired Dessert at The Ivy St John’s Wood
As the iconic Beatles album ‘Abbey Road’ celebrates its fiftieth anniversary this September, The Ivy St John’s Wood has created a bespoke cocktail menu and dessert to pay homage to the album’s golden anniversary. The ‘Abbey Road Brownie’ is a mix of gluten free milk and white chocolate brownies adorned with an iconic dusting of icing sugar. Enjoy cocktails inspired by some of the biggest hits from the ‘Abbey Road’ album including ‘Here Comes The Sun’, ‘Golden Slumbers’, ‘Oh Darling!’ and ‘You Never Give Me Your Money’.
The restaurant has commissioned an exterior floral installation with a Beatles twist, paying homage to the album’s top tracks and the bands golden years. Available until Sunday 29th September.
To book, please click here or call +44 (0) 20 3096 9444.
2.) Pink Pegasus Afternoon Tea at Brasserie of Light, Marylebone
Brasserie of Light have unveiled its fabulously decadent, limited-edition Pink Pegasus Afternoon Tea, served alongside a delicious bottle of Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé for the ultimate treat. The striking afternoon tea is inspired by the restaurant’s iconic Art-Deco and pink design, as well as Damien Hirst’s 24ft crystal encrusted Pegasus. £65.00 per person, available on Wednesdays and Saturdays until 5th October.
In honour of the Mean Girls quote ‘“on Wednesdays we wear pink,” afternoon tea on Wednesdays will be accompanied by music and entertainment with a special pink twist.
To book, please click here or call +44 (0) 203 940 9600.
3.) Summer Menu at COYA Mayfair
This month, COYA introduced a special seasonal menu, designed to showcase the best COYA flavours. Visit for dinner after 10pm and enjoy a selection of signature dishes for £60. Try special new mocktails. Available Sunday to Tuesday from 9.30pm.
To book, please click here or call +44 (0) 20 7042 7118.
4.) 10 Course Vegan Tasting Menu at Pied à Terre, Fitzrovia
Pied à Terre in an award-winning gastronomic restaurant in Fitzrovia, established in 1991 and currently holding a Michelin star. The restaurant offers a colourful 10 course vegan tasting menu for £94.00 per person, with two optional wine flights available (£65.00-£95.00). Expect a selection of canapés followed by savoury courses including French Green Asparagus, Baby Artichokes, Burnt Lemon, Girolles Mushrooms and Crushed Potatoes. Two sweet courses start with the delicious Watermelon, Szechuan and Toasted Coconut.
To book, please click here or call +44 (0) 20 7636 1178.
5.) New Opening: LIV Belgravia
The former owner of one of Sydney's popular coffee spots, the Flat White Cafe in Woollahra and Madame Char Char in Surrey Hills, is hoping to bring a bit of Antipodean magic to central London. LIV Belgravia is a new all-day dining spot opening at 18 Holbein Place, Belgravia in September. Chef Damian Monley and team will be serving up Australian-inspired breakfasts and lunches and fresh, cold-pressed juices and in true Australian fashion, there will be a big focus on decent coffee. 50% off food from 2th-6th September for breakfast, brunch and lunch as part of the soft launch (bookings or walk-ins).
To book, please email email@example.com or call +44 (0) 20 7881 0886.
6.) SeasonaliTea at The Langham London, Marylebone
SeasonaliTea at The Langham features savouries, scones and patisserie created with the very best ingredients, complemented by beautiful melodies from a grand piano. The focus on seasonal ingredients means that the SeasonaliTea offering changes regularly as the best produce comes in. The patisserie created by Executive Pastry Chef Andrew Gravett is light, with a reduction in the use of refined sugars and fat, but with zero compromise on the indulgent taste or texture of the cakes. All guests will receive a 10% discount in-store at Liberty London as part of a special partnership. £62 per person, with the option to add a crisp glass of champagne from £21.
To book, please click here or call +44 (0) 20 7636 1000.
7.) New Tasting Menu at Galvin at The Athenaeum, Mayfair
Galvin at The Athenaeum have introduced a brand new tasting menu that is designed to take guests on a culinary journey, but for great value. The ‘Galvin Tour’ menu includes light fresh Isle of Wight tomatoes, delicious Dingley Dell pork belly and a spectacularly rich chocolate mousse served with lemon gel and coffee ice cream. Each dish is paired with a glass of wine or non-alcoholic alternative. The tour menu retails for £60 per person. The menu has been created by Michelin-starred brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin together with new Head Chef, Ian Howard, and is available Monday-Thursday, 12pm-2.30pm and 5.30pm-9.30pm.
To book, please click here or call +44 (0) 20 7640 3333.
8.) New Shows Launching at Park Chinois, Mayfair
From the 17th of September, Club Chinois will be open on Tuesday evenings for the first time and Park Chinois is launching a new show for the season. Inspired by the sophistication of yesteryear and the glamour of 1930s Shanghai, the restaurant combines bold Chinese cuisine with dazzling entertainment and DJ’s in arguably one of London’s most opulent venues. The new show, choreographed by Artistic Director Diana Pintado, is a multi-cultural extravaganza which features dance, burlesque and physical performance, accompanied by soulful singers.
The Gatsby-ish atmosphere and luxurious dining room allow guests to be immersed in a theatrical show full of mesmerising characters, ensuring visitors have the most memorable evening. Upstairs in Salon de Chine, guests can focus on the first-class Chinese cuisine in the romantic and luxurious dining room.
Please note that the entertainment begins at 19.30pm and runs on and off until 23.30pm, every Tuesday to Saturday night. Held in Club Chinois only. Cover Charge of £25 per person is added to the bill. To book, please click here.
9.) Fashion Week Brunch and Je Ne Sais Quoi at Bagatelle, Mayfair
Bagatelle London, described will be hosting its first Fashion Week Brunch, kicking off on Saturday 14th September, 12pm to 4pm. The restaurant will be transformed into a fashionable brunch spot, where guests will be served a selection of delicious French and Mediterranean food.
This autumn, Bagatelle is also presenting Ne Sais Quoi, an evening of French flair. Taking place every Wednesday evening from 10pm, guests are invited to celebrate in true Parisian style, with French berets, music, flags and delicious French food: signature dishes; escargot, frogs legs and crème brûlée, as well as seasonal drinks straight from the heart of Paris.