Lateef Okunnu Lateef Okunnu

Eat... drink... write! Food Critic at Luxuria Lifestyle. Can mostly be found rambling on about food and drink to strangers. @lateefokunnu

The Four Sisters London - Cocktail Bar Review

The Four Sisters London - Cocktail Bar Review

I’m not sure if it’s a sign of old age, but I’m growing tired of the whole clubbing thing. Give me a cool bar with great drinks any day. The Four Sisters promised to be just that, so off I went to see if my shift in preference was a justified one. The Venue The Four Sisters sits on…

Adventure Bar Covent Garden - London Bar Review

Adventure Bar Covent Garden - London Bar Review

Adventure Bar Covent Garden is a subterranean cocktail den located on Bedford Street. Having recently survived a raucous booze filled maraud through the cocktail menu at Adventure Bar on Clapham High Street, I prepared myself for a similarly wobbly night. The Venue Given Adventure Bar’s location…

Devilish Cocktails Spring Up In Bethnal Green

Devilish Cocktails Spring Up In Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green is a relatively recent haven for great bars, having exploded in popularity in the last year; and Satan's Whiskers is no different to this already sweeping trend. Named after a devilish cocktail, it is only to be expected that their cocktail menu is their crowning glory, and they don't disappoint…

The Old School Yard London - Cocktail Bar Review

The Old School Yard London - Cocktail Bar Review

The Old School Yard is a retro cocktail bar just a short walking distance from Southwark Station that salutes the fun and good times of the old skool. The Venue It is very clear that The Old School Yard take their theme very seriously. The exterior and venue name’s typography features brightred…

Shaka Zulu London - Restaurant Bar Review

Shaka Zulu London - Restaurant Bar Review

Shaka Zulu is an African themed restaurant, bar and club that makes up the party nucleus that is Camden Town Stables. Although multi-purpose venues are currently popular in London, it is not always well executed, so I went down to see if Shaka Zulu could perfect the art. The Venue Though underground…

Keeping Cool In The Capital

Keeping Cool In The Capital

When the weather gets hot, the hot get in the tub! HOLY MOLY... it's hot!! Us Londoners have been complaining about short summers, and now that we are being blasted by the summer sun, we're not sure what to do with ourselves. Tube journeys are hell, offices' air-conditioning are too weak and there…

Special Supperclub Offer For DesignMyNight Users

Special Supperclub Offer For DesignMyNight Users

For all of our loyal users, the amazing Supperclub in Notting Hill has put together a special dinner offer that just adds another great reason to head down to one of London's best clubs. On selected dates for the month of August, DesignMyNight customers will receive great savings and discounts on the…

Your Carriage Awaits

Your Carriage Awaits

Carriage34 is an elegant bar in the heart of Waterloo; truly a worthy salute to the speakeasy theme that is taking London by storm, a theme Carriage34 have clearly grasped very well. The theme of luxury travel runs throughout and offers a tasteful change to other cool drinking dens in London. Leather…

New Trendy Islington Gastro Pub

New Trendy Islington Gastro Pub

Smokehouse is the latest venture from Neil Rankin, former Chef of Pitt Cue Co. The gastropub has a focus on great expertly sourced fish and meat; alongside European beer, fine wine and a 20-strong on-tap craft beer offering. Islington seems to be a Mecca for great gastropubs in London, and Smokehouse…

The Showmen's New Guild

The Showmen's New Guild

The Guild is one of Dalston's newest residents and serves East Londoners an all day and night selection of exciting treats. The venue opens early for breakfast and remains open until the early hours of the next day. There are also live music acts, showcasing some of London's up-and-coming jazz and acoustic…

Hudson's - The Hotel Housed Haven

Hudson's - The Hotel Housed Haven

Hudson's House is one of Fitzrovia's newest additions, to be found on the sleepless streets of Bedford Ave. The late night bar is housed in St. Giles Hotel and ticking a lot of boxes for the wants and needs of Soho's regulars. Head down for lunch, dinner, after work drinks, evening cocktails or evena…

Great Northern Hotel Bar London - Cocktail Bar Review

Great Northern Hotel Bar London - Cocktail Bar Review

GNH Bar is a modern take on the station hotel bars of yesteryear. Given the fast-paced nature of modern society, combined with the multitude of transport options available, station hotels are a somewhat relic of a former time. So a new multi-million pound renovation would seem risky business, but risks…