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 20th March 2017
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.
Found at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and one of the most unique, high-end restaurants in London, there's something about The Magazine that's hard to resist. From their seasonal dishes and afternoon tea to their private hire events, they have it all.
Within Kensington is a French-Japanese fusion restaurant open for your pleasure. Serving up a menu packed with Japanese-influenced French cuisine and an award-winning wine list in a chic, minimalist setting, even the toughest critics will find something to love.
South London's Tanner Warehouse are pulling out all the stops this March, hosting an easy-going supper club dinner for London's more adventurous diners to tuck into. The menu will feature a selection of quirky and traditional dishes, such as the famous Tanner scotch egg, the beef cheek cottage pie and mushroom mac' n 'cheese. If that wasn't enough, guests can also try out a few quirky cocktails, courtesy of their amazing mixologists.
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.
Based in the sleek, opulent streets of Mayfair, Ametsa With Arzak Instruction offers its guests a luxuroious Basque dinning experience that wonderfully combines tradition with contemporary flavours. With one Michelin Star (so far) to its name, the restaurant specialises in adding slight seasonal twists to a range of classic dishes, all of which hold onto the earthy, rustic flavours that have come to define Basque cuisine. Exploring new combinations each day, Head Chef Elana Arzak was awarded the Veuve Clicquot World's Best Female Chef award.
Not only do guests have the opportunity to dine in the luxury of the Covent Garden Hotel’s Fortune Room, they’ll be treated to a spectacular three course meal with wines expertly paired with wines from Domaine Fernand & Laurent Pillot, from the Burgundy Region in France. For those that love the finer things in life and those who are wine buffs, this is for you.
The London Cabaret Club celebrate British musical history in the only way they know how, combining stunning dance routines, impressive performances and great songs into a fun-loving evening like no other. Featuring some of the best songs from the swinging 70s, the punk-drunk 80s and the golden era of Britpop, the 90s, the team perfectly marry the opulence and luxury of a cabaret club with the frivolity of a night out in the capital.
Treat yourself to Champagne, luxury wines and charcuterie and cheese boards at Urban Coterie Sky Lounge, one of London's best drinking spots. Found on the 16th floor of M by Montcalm, the member's lounge has opened its doors for DesignMyNight users and is giving you access to a bar of laid-back and elegant charm.
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.
The Bird of Smithfield wishes to celebrate Spring by exploring the wonderful flavours the season brings. The head chef has crafted a seven course tasting menu from seasonal ingredients, such as wild garlic, Jersey Royals, rhubarb and more, with each course being paired expertly by guest speaker and wine extraordinaire Andrea Fujarczuk.
Head to St Stephen Walbrook for a gorgeous wedding fair. Taking place across two days in April, entrance is free and will give you access to everything you need for your big day as well as a complimentary glass of Champagne when you book beforehand.
Travel in luxury and style aboard one of the most unique and high-end experiences in London. Climb aboard a vintage train and set out across some of the finest in English towns and countryside as this adventure promises fine dining, private hire and day trips aplenty.
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 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.
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.
UNA is offering a luxury dining club like no other. Inspired by the rich cultural diversity of Argentine cuisine, guests will feast on a six course taster menu designed by chef Martin Milesi. They’ll also receive a welcome cocktail, complimentary wine from Argento Winery and Garzon Wines, and the chance to eat within St Pancras Chambers.
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.
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.
Enjoy the diverse tastes of hand-rolled Havana cigars as they are paired with selected spirits at Voltaire’s Cigar Masterclass. You’ll be greeted by a welcome drink and canapes before moving onto an interactive discussion with a cigar connoisseur. This is when you’ll taste the cigar’s flavours with the spirits and truly gain an appreciation for it all.
English Wine is finally having its moment in the sun, and this is a unique opportunity to learn more about it. Join VINtwined founder Neil Deacon, as he talks you through carefully chosen bottles. Taking place in Stepney City Farm, there will also be a four-course meal, produced from local produce, and matched with the wines.
Join Raul Diaz from Channel 4's Sunday Brunch this April of a wine tasting experience that will showcase the best old world wines and tobaccos. Taking place in Central London, this event will draw in wine fans from all over and will feature bottles from Europe's and the Mediterranean's most iconic vineyards. Expect famous aromas and dazzling smells that this great event in East London.
Discover the intricacies of a wonderful four course menu at Pillars Restaurant Culinary Theatre Experience. Guests will be treated to a scrumptious four course meal, and may opt into a wine flight with drinks specifically chosen to accentuate the flavours of the dishes. The chefs with deliver a brief introduction to the meal, and throughout guests will be live streamed into the kitchen, where the chefs will be describing and demonstrating how to make each dish.
Based in the shadow of the Tower of London, Brasserie Blanc is a sleek, fine-dining restaurant that serves only the best seasonal dishes and recipes to its Central London diners. Perfect for a meal with friends, an after-work drink with colleagues or perhaps a celebratory dinner with your nearest and dearest, the diverse menu is certain to accommodate whatever mood you might be in.
Add a hint of swank to your night out as the Indian YMCA put on a night of ballroom dancing to the sounds of a ten-piece orchestra. Put on your fanciest suit or ballgown and swish the night away; there's lessons for beginners and a classy atmosphere with candlelit tables and a balcony area.
For a luxurious dinner experience with a twist, head to West London and joining Mr and Mrs Smith for a dinner party with a twist. Combining immersive theatre with the usual supper club experience, the night is sure to leave an impression on you. Hosted by Mr and Mrs Smith, guests will be sat down at the table, before being introduced to a number of quirky, intriguing characters. The evening is a celebration of the work of Eugene Ionesco, a famous playwright known for delivering wonderfully diverse plot twists and storylines.