No Ordinary Puff Piece

Traipsing through Mayfair’s Berkeley Square during a late summer downpour, one just wishes to escape the dross and find sanctuary in warm and inviting comfort. A wet hop down nearby Charles Street and a charmingly immaculate brass plate indicates I’ve found it. Marcus Lecky Oswald Hornby Birley, Old Etonian and King of London’s private clubbage…
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Pleasure You Can Measure: Hedonism Wines, Mayfair

When flogging wine, don’t sell the sausage, sell the sozzle. The name of London’s newest wine and spirits boutique couldn’t possibly be more apt. Having opened just before Christmas, it seems that everybody and his wine-guzzling dog is talking about the Mayfair venture… and quite rightly so. Unlike your standard wine shop, Hedonism have created…
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Bar 150: Go Big or Go Home

If you just happen to be a premiership footballer who has become disgruntled with their current clubs lack of ambition by failing to expend vast sums of money on new talent, then you may want to consider the latest offering from those lovely people at the May Fair Hotel. Showing no such lack of ambition,…
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Living In A Gangster’s Paradise

After conquering Russia, multiple restaurateur Arkady Novikov is now looking to other countries to conquer. Or, according to some, disappoint.  In a huge Mayfair space, Novikov has split the room and the big name critics. At the front, the pan-Asian restaurant. Downstairs, a vast Italian one. On the one hand, AA Gill loving it. On…
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