Luke Sillett

UK Editor of DesignMyNight. Alcohol aficionado, food fan and London bus enthusiast. Tweeting: @luke_sillett

The Otherist Liverpool Street - London Restaurant Bar Review

The Otherist Liverpool Street - London Restaurant Bar Review Opening late last year and toting an all-day offering from breakfast right the way through to last-train-territory drinks, The Otherist sits near to Liverpool Street and was brought to our fair city by one of London's most renowned bar and restaurant groups, Drake & Morgan. The Venue and... Read more >

Aviary Moorgate - London Rooftop Review

Aviary Moorgate - London Rooftop Review Located on the 10th floor of the Montcalm Royal London House Hotel and overlooking Finsbury Square, Aviary is a brand spanking new rooftop bar and restaurant fronting bespoke cocktails, cool interiors, an indulgent food menu and one hell of an alfresco terrace. The Venue and Ambience Though only... Read more >

Northbank Restaurant - London Restaurant Review

Northbank Restaurant - London Restaurant Review Much like Solange Knowles, myself and other unfairly underrated younger siblings everywhere, ‘Northbank’ as an area (the various patches of hubbub that sit on the other side of the river from the Southbank) is often overlooked in favour of its more iconic counterpart. Is that fair? Well... Read more >

Swift Soho - London Cocktail Bar Review

Swift Soho - London Cocktail Bar Review  "All men are created equal" is an unforgivably-overused phrase taken directly from The United States Declaration of Independence. And whether you agree with it or not, the big question I want everyone wants to know is: can the same be applied to bars? With the recent opening of Swift... Read more >

Roma Fenchurch Street - London Restaurant Review

Roma Fenchurch Street - London Restaurant Review ‘When in Roma Rome, do as the Romans do’. That’s what they say, isn’t it? Do exactly as the Romans would do. Those impulse-driven Romans. The very same Romans known for their unrelenting, gluttonous and sexually-carnivorous way of life. With that in my mind, as I headed... Read more >

Fumo Covent Garden - London Restaurant Review

Fumo Covent Garden - London Restaurant Review I’ll be honest here: I love carbs, and I love meat. And I especially love carbs and meat when they’re drenched in delicious, creamy sauces. But my god do I hate food envy. So, as you can imagine, the concept of ‘Italian Sharing Tapas’ is sickeningly-appealing to me. As such,... Read more >

Seymour's Parlour at Zetter Townhouse Marylebone - London Bar Review

Seymour's Parlour at Zetter Townhouse Marylebone - London Bar Review Seymour’s Parlour at the Zetter Townhouse Marylebone is the Zetter Group’s second opening, and sister bar to their iconic cocktail outpost in Clerkenwell. On hearing about the impending launch of a new menu, I paid the bar a visit to find this acclaimed hideaway in typically-unique... Read more >

Galvin at Windows Mayfair - London Restaurant Review

Galvin at Windows Mayfair - London Restaurant Review Located on the 28th floor of the five-star London Hilton on Park Lane, Galvin at Windows is a sky-high restaurant currently holding one Michelin star. It promises beautiful views, innovative plates, and if you’re lucky, a peek of their maítre d’, Fred; who fellow high-brow fiends... Read more >

The Restaurant at Sanderson - London Restaurant Review

The Restaurant at Sanderson - London Restaurant Review Much like Prince William, Wimpy and my hair; there are loads of things in London that were considered to have reached their peak back in 2004. Why? Because it takes something pretty special to keep on top, but also to thrive in the face of newer, potentially trendier competition. Doing exactly... Read more >

B.Y.O.C ft. James Cochran - London Restaurant Review

B.Y.O.C ft. James Cochran - London Restaurant Review Since launching in 2013, B.Y.O.C. (that’s ‘bring your own cocktails’ in case you’ve been hiding under a rock for three years) have gone on to cement themselves as top dogs in the new-age speakeasy scene. Their fourth site, B.Y.O.C. Ft. James Cochran, promises the same unique... Read more >

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