Aquavit is a seriously swanky and utterly delicious name on the international dining circuit. Head to St. James's to gorge on Nordic-inspired cuisine that has earnt itself two Michelin stars as well as a very loyal following.
Luxury Experiences in London
From decadent dining to luxurious drinks events and high-end parties, our capital city isn't short of VIP goings-on for those willing to splash some cash. Whether you're looking to celebrate a special occasion, are keen to impress a date or simply want to treat yourself, check out our guide to the best luxury experiences in London.
Restaurant Ours is the ultimate luxury experience when visiting Kensington. Combining delicious European food with a stripped-back interior of exposed brickwork, wooden furnishings and splashings of greenery, this place is perfect for those extra special nights out.
With show-stopping circus performers, glamorous dancers and showgirl extraordinaires, Gin-House Burlesque is taking over The King's Head private members club for a series of debaucherous events where anything could happen.
The sky-high Aqua Shard Bar boasts some of the most impressive views in the capital. Located on the 31st floor, this swanky spot was designed with luxury date nights and special occasion drinks in mind. Bottles of fizz start at £86, going up all the way to £1200 for a magnum of Dom Pérignon.
With two decadent London venues, Merchant House hosts a selection of high-end drinking experiences. From expert masterclasses in whisky, gin and rum, to private bars and special collections, there's always something exciting going on here.
London's first bar dedicated to all things prosecco offers over 28 premium varieties of the oh-so-popular sparkling drink. Choose to sample the fizz by the glass, or make a night of it by ordering a bottle. And you won't go hungry either - expect a menu of Italian meats, artisan cheese and mixed platters.
For the ultimate alfresco drinks setting head to The Rooftop St. James - the swanky Trafalgar Square spot that boasts mega views over the capital's iconic skyline. Sip on Champagne whilst nibbling on charcuterie and enjoying a mouthwatering selection of puddings.
Embodying all things sophisticated, The Montague on the Gardens has got you covered for special things to do in London. Whether you fancy an evening of high-quality cigars and whisky or would rather a bottomless afternoon tea, this Bloomsbury hotel is the place to go.
Looking for luxury experiences in Central London? The Rubens at The Palace hotel fronts a unique range of foodie treats for you to get stuck into, from gourmet supper clubs and boozy afternoon teas, to a stunning curry night.
Head on down to Holborn for a luxury night of pulse-racing entertainment. Primed for exclusive private parties and event showcasing, the London Cabaret Club presents some of the finest acts in Europe, with specially-themed seasonal shows throughout the year.
The ideal location for a VIP night out in London, The Perception at W London boasts a stunning aesthetic combined with delicious food and outstanding cocktails. And if you're too tired to hail a taxi? Simply check into one of the plush rooms upstairs.
Among the most incredible luxury food events in London this year, Kitchen Theory's multisensory supper clubs are promising a standout experience. Head to High Barnet for an evening of exceptional food at the intersection of art, science and creative cookery.
One of the best luxury music events in London, these unique nights at Sky Garden make for a beautiful night out whether you're looking to impress a date or spend a little time with friends. Head over to Fenchurch Street for stunning cocktails, great tunes and even better views.
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, 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.
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. If you're looking to treat someone, why not try the Searcys gift vouchers?
Enjoy an elevated dining experience in a way you'd never expect. London In The Sky is providing you with the chance to tuck into top-notch dishes whilst suspended above the city. Whichever flight you choose, expect an indulgent menu and plenty of incredible selfie ops.
Head over to the Montague on the Gardens Hotel where their charming in-house eatery, the Blue Door Bistro, offers a sublime selection of unique dishes, from duck cottage pie and prawn stroganoff, to carpaccio of wild mushroom and a whole line-up of quaffable cocktails.
For a truly decadent meal, head over to uber-luxe restaurant Homage at The Waldorf, where you'll be treated to fine dining in a gorgeous setting. Enjoy a feast of European fare with a British twist or opt for a deliciously indulgent afternoon tea.