Luxury Experiences in London
Decadent dining events, luxurious drinks experiences and high-end parties, where can you make the most of what London's VIP roster has to offer? With our handy go-to guide, you'll be making your way to some of the finest shindigs, events and parties in the city, so why not check out our recommendations for the best luxury experiences in London and have yourself a dazzling damn time.
Last updated on 19th April 2018
When it comes to a night of VIP drinking in London, no venue does it better than a luxury Champagne bar in the heart of Kings Cross. Not only boasting luxe furniture and high-end charm, head on over for bottles of bubbly and oysters aplenty in this favoured venue.
Treat yourself to drinks at the Prosecco House, where you can sip on the finest sparkling wine and cocktails, feast on Italian meats, cheeses and small plates, and appreciate the sophistication of the bar.
Head to the Half Hitch Micro Brewery in Camden and create your very own type of gin, courtesy of the venue's special gin masterclass. In a special 1 hour session, guests will first try some of the Half Hitch's finest gins, before learning all about the spirit courtesy of the gin specialists behind the bar. After that, you'll have the chance to create your own bespoke gin, made using ingredients that you've brought from home.
The Perception Bar is made for Londoners, with a stunning aesthetic combined with delicious food and outstanding cocktails. Their music events, though, really draw you in, completing the luxurious experience that only this Central London bar can offer.
This elegant bar in Canary Wharf offers everything from panoramic views of London from the fourth floor, to hand-blended drinks made from high-end liquors and a delicious array of Italian canapes.
Treat you and your friends to a delicious dinner at South Place, with a wonderful four-course dinner packed with seasonal produce and culminating in a whole suckling pig. Add an option to make it even more decadent.
Founded by Marco Pierre White, London Steakhouse Co. Chelsea consistently delivers top quality cuts of meet in a smart atmosphere. Spread across three floors, the Chelsea venue has a range of dining spaces that include private hire.
The team at Bedales Wines serve London a series of wine workshops that'll leave you full of interesting facts and with a slightly intoxicated smile etched across your face. With evenings dedicated to champagne, white and red wines, guests can expect to find a tasting session lead by knowledgeable experts and full of frivolous, fun games. Whether you're a self-professed connoisseur or know absolutely nothing at all about grape-based beverages, this event will cater for your every need.
Indulge in a luxury London event this winter with this fabulous event series from One Aldwych. Enjoy a three course meal at Indigo before a live screening from the Royal Opera House to be enjoyed with a chilled glass Champagne Lallier.
Divino In Vino is running a series of delicious and educational wine evenings across the city. Join the wine connoisseurs as they teach you more about orange wine, Moroccan bottles and everything you need to know to up your drinking game.
Head on down to Holborn for a luxury night of cabaret and entertainment in London. Not only primed for exclusive private parties and event showcasing, the London Cabaret Club presents some of the finest acts and events in the industry for a truly stunning night on the London tiles.
Pop-up Opera aims to bring incredible opera to a wider audience with their hilarious and modern take on a classic piece. Il Matriomonio Segreto delighted audiences more than 100 years ago and the story is being retold with talented cast members and in beautiful London locations, from an old tunnel shaft through to an old rectory.
A hotel bar so luxe it shares a neighbourhood with Queen Liz herself, The New York Bar is located within the Ruben at the Palace hotel, just a stone's throw from Buckingham Palace. For a high-end London experience, book into their bar for a crisp glass of champagne, tasty platter style eats and their expertly mixed bespoke cocktails.
Enjoy a wonderful evening of delectable wine, as Sky Garden invites world-class wine producers in to discuss the complexities of modern production, all while you feast on a delicious dinner.
Using Viking principles and modern techniques, chef Jonas Lorentzen is cooking up a seven course feast in Belsize Park. Join him for his supper club, Matr, to feast on seven scrumptious courses that each tell as story - there's also seven natural wines to add to the flavours.
Just a stone’s throw from Moorgate Station is one of London’s finest Italian restaurants. Situated over two floors, with a wine bar above and an elegant restaurant below, expect exemplary service from their well-trained staff and delicious Italian dishes at every visit.
Indulge in a night of delicious food in a wonderful interior with The Restaurant at Sanderson. The sleek, modern interior compliments the menu of carefully crafted, seasonal British food with a twist and inventive, artisanal cocktails. Outside, the heritage courtyard creates another beautiful, alternative place to drink.
This stylish City of London hotspot combines traditional and contemporary design with high quality service and conviviality. You’ll be welcomed like a friend into the luxury hotel, before you tuck into a menu of wonderful Champagnes, speciality Bellinis, light bites, sharing platters and signature charcuterie boards.
Whether you’re planning a luxurious dinner before a show or wanting to really impress on date night, Craft London is the place for you. Utilising modern design across three floors, the venue really capitalises on its beautiful views of the Thames and the O2. The food is equally brilliant, serving up the finest British food created using ingredients mostly sourced on site.
Indulge in a night feasting at The Orange’s banquet, where along with the plentiful food and wine, lavish presentation and wonderful surroundings, you’ll feast on a menu inspired by two Great British rare breeds – the ancient White Park, and the famous Aberdeen Angus.
Whether you want to indulge in a delicious dinner with chef Mark Hix, improve your cooking skills at his masterclasses, or listen to fun conversations with a series of famous chefs, Hix Events is the perfect place to treat yourself.
Any trip to Disrepute is a treat indeed. This basement bar has sophisticated clientele, wonderful and interesting interiors, a cocktail menu that’s as interesting as its cocktails, and a history that you’ll want to learn about.
Not only can you enjoy cocktails in the beautiful Sky Garden – with an amazing view – but there’s also live music and brilliant house DJs to keep you entertained all the while.
Get an exclusive tour of the Ham Yard hotel, where you’ll be guided and taught about how to collect and successfully hang art in order to make it fun in a living space, before enjoying a three course lunch or afternoon tea.
Indulge in a stained glass making class for those who have always wanted to try their hand at self-crafting. During the three hour workshop, you'll create two light catchers that look like they would be seen in some of London's most luxurious homes.
Indulge yourself at M Restaurant for one of the finest dining experiences in London. While the restaurant is welcoming and friendly, the interiors are lavish and luxurious, making the perfect setting for you to sup on the best wine and food. Their distinct food comes from 6 different countries, bringing in prime cuts of meat from each to maximise deliciousness.
Make sure you're on your best royal behavior for Meghan and Harry's wedding as you watch from the GOAT in London on their special day. This luxurious afternoon tea brings sandwiches, royal-themed cocktails, and bottomless prosecco to the party to celebrate the happy couple.
Combine stunning views with amazing gin and you've got this incredible night aboard the R.S Hispaniola. The boat will be joining up with HMS Spirits for an evening that includes gin tastings, a cocktail making class and plenty of fun facts to get your gin-knowledge up to speed.
Restaurant Ours is the perfect luxury experience when visiting Kensington. Combing delicious European food with a stripped back interior of exposed brickwork, wooden furnishings and splashings of greenery, you’ll manage to feel right at home while being pampered like you deserve.
Come to M Restaurant if you want to be treated in the luxurious way you deserve. The beautiful venue serves steak from six different countries, cooked to perfection, as well as a menu and wine list from those six countries. They also serve a variety of cocktails, and cater for private dining too.
Stephen St Kitchen is a light and airy venue located in the BFI's West End Base. Serving up a huge menu in a stylish setting, the restaurant and bar is perfect for dinner in Central London. Start your night with one of their fancy cocktails and continue with a slap-up meal with choices such as steaks or, on weekends, a bottomless brunch.
With complimentary Champagne, a gorgeous three course meal and great movie screening all included, this series of cinema events in the private screening room of One Aldwych is one of the best luxury events in London this spring.
Head to Black Rock and indulge in a night of luxury whisky in a cool, minimalist and contemporary setting. Their Whisky Library holds over 250 bottles of different whisky, making it the ideal place for any connoisseurs out there. Meanwhile, their centrepiece of an 18ft, 185-year-old oak tree is a sight to behold, acting as an interactive cocktail ageing system.
Discover the joys of polo at this in-depth masterclass, where you’ll enjoy three hours of professionally coached polo work on wooden and Argentine ponies, followed by a three-course celebration dinner at Gaucho with wine.
Learn the art of butchery with celebrated barbeque chef Neil Rankin, where you’ll learn all about the different breeds and cuts, as well as the correct knife skills on the finest 45 day aged Hereford beef.
Indulge in this three-hour boat tour around the city, taking in the sights of Little Venice, Regents Park and London Zoo, all the while sipping on some very special artisan gins and feasting on tasty tapas.
The ultimate way to celebrate World Whisky Day, treat yourself to a delicious four course dinner, with each course paired with a whisky specially chosen by Diageo. You’ll also enjoy a welcome cocktail and canapes.
Make your way down to Fitzrovia for a dining experience to remember. Boasting a Michelin star, this luxury restaurant promises only the finest in cuisine as they churn out stunning plates and world renowned flavours.
Want to sharpen those cooking skills? Treat yourself to a luxury cooking class with Bentleys, as they guide you through how to make several exquisite dishes before treating you to a delicious four course meal with wines paired by their sommelier. Refreshments, prosecco and a goody bag are also included.
Get the gastropub charm with silver service at The Guinea. This traditional English pub boasts a menu full of superior Scotch beef and award-winning pies that separates it from the rest – and they never compromise on the quality of food, wine or beer.
DEFINE.London have teamed up with the Rooftop St James for a series of unique fitness London events, where you’ll enjoy 50-minute full body workouts with views of Trafalgar Square, and then feast on a healthy brunch at the Trafalgar Dining Rooms.
Moored on the banks of the River Thames and offering stunning views of London's biggest landmarks, The Yacht London is an elegant restaurant and bar that's well-worth a visit. Head chefs Marcus Fontaine & Antonio De Castilla have worked tirelessly to create a stunning menu of classic British dishes that have all been given subtle European twists. Perfect for a date night or a special family celebration, The Yacht is a luxurious experience like no other.
Wine and cheese is one of the most luxurious things to eat in London, especially if you get it right. Which is why you should join Bedales for a night of delicious food, where your host will talk you through five wonderful pairings, teaching you how the flavours work together. They’ll also answer questions in a relaxed, conversational (and sometimes hilarious) manner.
Indulge in one of the most unique drinking experiences in London as guests can head to the top of the stunning Gherkin not only for sweeping views of the city, but some of the finest cocktails, wine and champagne in the business.
Learn all you need to know about Champagne from the experts themselves, where you’ll be taught the history and origin of the drink, as well as sample a trio of English Sparkling Wines in a special celebration of the drink.