Duane Street Hotel

Families, professionals and lone travellers alike will be enticed by the sophistication and worldliness offered by the extraordinary eats and comforting beds at the Duane Street Hotel. This hotel is part of The Independent Collection; a cluster of boutique establishments in residential neighbourhoods that deliver guests an authentic experience in whichever city they are visiting.

With 43 rooms, a grab-and-go breakfast station and a delicious restaurant featuring Indian flavours, the Duane Street Hotel appeals to both international guests and locals looking for respite from their busy lives. Young lodgers will delight in the complimentary iPad service. With two delicious restaurants and an in-room mini-bar, guests will be grateful for the gym passes at Equinox, located right across the street. Bicycles are available for loan giving you easy access to Tribeca, which was a hot spot for artists in the 1960s and ‘70s and is now one of the most desired addresses in New York. With each suite equipped with eleven-foot ceilings, hardwood floors and oversized windows however, it may be hard to tear yourself away from your room.

Address: 130 Duane Street New York, New York 10013
Telephone:
212 964 4600 
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Mango Tree Belgravia

Mango Tree is nestled in the heart of Belgravia. Like its original location in Bangkok, Mango Tree offers exquisite and authentic Thai cuisine right near Buckingham Palace. Guests will be greeted by a warm and spacious environment and be seated in a stylish venue reminiscent of restaurants in Thailand.

The space has been feng-shui designed to ensure guests have a comfortable and enhanced dining experience. Mango Tree offers classic Thai cuisine of the highest caliber while also being innovative. The finest ingredients are sourced both locally and abroad and each culinary region produces a particular flavor for each Thai dish.

The north provides rich and mild dishes, spicy dishes come from the east, the central region provides mild dishes influenced from Chinese style, and the south produces the hot and spicy dishes. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of Thai dishes like the Pla Plow. Pla Plow is a grilled fillet of sea bass artfully wrapped in a banana leaf and fresh lemon grass. Savor an explosion of flavors that includes spicy lime sauce, larb pla tuna, and corn-fed chicken in green curry. Stop in for an exquisite bite of authentic Thai cuisine and enjoy the genuine Thai hospitality.

Address: 46 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7EQ
Telephone: 020 7823 1888
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Lanes of London

Located on London’s Park Lane with stunning views of Hyde Park and the Marble Arch, Lanes of London is an all-day casual dining experience which should not be missed. This restaurant focuses on creating a seasonal British menus featuring various decedent breakfast options from French Toast to Full English Breakfast and Avocado on toastLunch and dinner are no less indulgent, with menu items such as Guinea fowl with thyme, white onion, wild mushroom and cavolo nero, a selection of Beef Steaks, Duck breast with carrot, orange, brassica and sweet potato and Sticky Toffee Pudding. No matter what you choose, the quality of these seasonal ingredients is impeccable and the tastes will please even the most discerning palate.

Lanes of London also offers a Botanical Afternoon Tea comprising of a wonderful selection of finger sandwiches, fresh scones, cakes, and pastries all inspired by botanicals and English garden ingredients. There is a stunning selection of loose leaf tea varieties available to compliment your Afternoon Tea, however, for those that would prefer a little tipple, the option of adding a glass of Champagne or upgrading to a bottomless bubbly Afternoon Tea is available.

Seen as soon as you enter from the Park Lane entrance, the bar at Lanes of London also leaves a striking first impression that will only be improved after trying a couple of cocktails. This casual bar offers a delightful locale equally suited to after-work drinks, pre-dinner cocktails, or late-evening nightcaps. Though casual in atmosphere, the cocktail menu aims to please customers with elevated palates and is a Gin lovers dream with a selection of over 50 to choose from.

Address: 140 Park Lane, London, United Kingdom W1K 7AA
Telephone: 020 7647 5664
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Devonshire Club

SUSD, a creative real estate consultancy, brought a new meaning to desk-to-drinks when they launched the Devonshire Club. The Club is designed as a two-floor space to be used for doing work or grabbing drinks. The area boasts three distinctly different bars, two lounge areas, and one eatery full of fresh, delicious foods.

After working hard and imbibing, guests can relax in rented bedrooms. Single and family accommodations are available, with over 68 amiable choices.  Complete with sprawling Apple TVs, high-speed WIFI, and Hypnos beds, these luxurious rooms can be utilized by members and non-members alike. The Devonshire Club is built in the heart of London, next to both the financial district and trendy nightlife neighborhoods, so there is plenty for club-goers to do if they can tear themselves away from the superb amenities.

Address: 5 Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4YD
Telephone: 020 3750 4545
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Smith & Wollensky

Smith & Wollensky is a steakhouse known to “end all arguments” with various locations in the U.S and one in London. Founded in 1977, this is one of the many restaurants that exhibits true American hospitality, from the warm welcome when you arrive to the knowledgeable staff at your table, making your experience a pleasing one from your first bite to your last sip! They are delighted to announce the launch of a brand new American brunch menu that will be served on Saturdays and Sunday morning through mid afternoon.

The menu is over the top in all the right ways. Imagine eggs 12 ways including 5 styles of Eggs Benedict. From hearty USDA Prime steaks to healthy salads and rye sandwiches, and for those who are wondering about waffles or blueberry pancakes on the menu, they’re included too!

When it comes to the Bloody Mary’s, there is more than one to choose from. Alongside the classic, there’s also a French inspired concoction, along with Japanese, Mediterranean, American, and a Bloody Shame for those of you who don’t want alcohol in the morning. Start your day the American way at Smith & Wollensky!

Address: The Adelphi Building, Covent Garden Riverside, 1-11 John Adam St, London, WC2N 6HT
Telephone: 020 7321 6007
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Novikov Restaurant and Bar

How many times can you recall walking into a singular restaurant and offered three completely separate dining experience? Novikov Restaurant & Bar is a three in one offering with two distinct restaurants and one stylish lounge bar. The inside décor and atmosphere, however, is fluid throughout by combining cool and contemporary for a relaxing evening out.

With both Asian and Italian themed cuisine available, it’s difficult to choose a side. Novikov Asian greets diners with an enticing display of seafood and vegetables to simulate an open Asian food market. The entire menu is Chinese and Pan-Asian inspired and utilizes novel flavors and textures to elicit an immediate palate response.  On the other hand, Novikov Italian uses an imposing wood-fired oven to draw guests in. The suede wall paneling with wood framed mirrors and rustic chandeliers visually compliment just how they prepare the food. The indulgent menu features regional Italian dishes with a contemporary flare.

For more of an exciting night out with less focus on food and more on the venue, the Lounge Bar within Novikov is your destination. Sip from the extensive cocktail list, enjoy live music, and dance the night away to performances by some of the world’s top DJs.

Novikov Restaurant & Bar has so much to offer at one location. Come back time and time again for a different experience in both scene and cuisine.

Address: 50A Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8HA
Telephone: 020 7399 4330
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Peyotito

Some restaurants have the benefit of acclaim before they ever open their doors. This is the case with Peyotito located in London’s Notting Hill. The young restaurant has Eduardo Garcia as the executive Chef. Garcia is well-known for the highly-regarded Maximo Bistrot in Mexico City which has nabbed a spot among the ranks of Latin America’s 50 best restaurants. Keeping tone in line with the trendy district where it is located, Peyotito focuses on creative, modern Mexican cuisine (as well as an engaging range of tequila and mescal drinks).

Lunch and Dinner menus are offered along with a “rapido lunch” option, dessert, and bar menu. On the weekends they serve brunch as well as a Sunday supper. Standouts in their fare include octopus ceviche, lamb tacos de barbacoa, and multiple mole variations. Some of the highest praise they have been offered is centered around their liquid expertise. Along with several margaritas, a list of well-curated cocktails can be found including the Payback which features Don Julio Blanco, kiwi, Cointreau, lemon juice, and chili. For the agave-averse there is also an extensive wine list. Bringing Mexican food into the fine-dining atmosphere of London is no easy task but through Peyotito, Garcia proves he is the man for the job.

Address: 31 Kensington Park Road, London, W11 2EU
Telephone: 020 7043 1400
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Le 110 de Taillevent

Elaborate French dining has arrived in Marylebone London. Les 110 de Taillevent is a descendent of the two-Michelin star restaurant, Le Taillevent. So you already know you are getting a bang for your buck.

High quality, seasonal and contemporary French dishes are paired with perfect wines to ensure the best tasting notes are brought out of each dish. Every course is matched with a wine out of their extensive wine list. Les 110 de Taillevent has accumulated a 1,100+ wine list that is one of the most to offer in London. The chicly designed restaurant has 110 wines to choose from by the glass and these glasses pair extraordinarily well with whatever you are having, whether it is the Wild Sea Bass main course or the Wild Pigeon main course.

Dine luxuriously like the French overlooking Cavendish Square in London.

Address: 16 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 9DD
Telephone: 020 3141 6016
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