The Retiring Room

A new bar inspired by the retiring rooms of India’s train stations is opening its doors underneath Mayfair restaurant Bombay Bustle. The subterranean venue, named The Retiring Room, comes from Samyukta Nair, entrepreneur and co-founder of restaurant brand Jamavar. Designed by Fabled Studio, the interiors take influence from the faded glamour of the retiring rooms …

Kwãnt

Zoe Fryday catches up with Erik Lorincz at his new London cocktail bar, Kwãnt It’s not just cocktail-loving consumers that are flocking to West London’s hottest lounge bar, Kwãnt, but bartenders too. Nestled beneath critically acclaimed Moroccan gastro brasserie Momo, on Heddon Street in Mayfair, this stylish drinking den is the pride and joy of …

Kwãnt bar

Acclaimed bartender Erik Lorincz has partnered with pioneering restauranteur Mourad Mazouz to open a new London cocktail bar called Kwānt. The 19th century-style bar and lounge is located beneath Mourad’s North African/Mediterranean gastro brasserie in the heart of Mayfair on Heddon Street. Kwānt, the phonetic spelling of ‘quaint’, is the first solo venture from Erik, …

24 Mayfair

24 Mayfair, a new retro Hollywood-inspired private members club, is opening just off Park Lane in London later this summer. Trading for 24 hours a day, the venue will boast a plush interior inspired by retro Hollywood, complete with violet velvet covered armchairs against a warm, patinated gold backdrop. Housing an intimate bar on the …

Onima

A five-floor Mediterranean and Asian themed venue called Onima has opened on Avery Row in Mayfair. Onima comprises a bar, restaurant, private members’ club and rooftop terrace inspired by “the spirit of Mykonos”. The venue is the vision of founder Alexandros Andrianopoulos, who managed establishments such as Nammos and Interni, and helped to create a …

Gazelle interior

Zoe Fryday visits Gazelle, Mayfair’s luxury cocktail and dining destination. Photography by James Mason If you haven’t yet heard about Tony Conigliaro and Rob Roy Cameron’s latest collaboration, where have you been hiding? The pair, who are among the top names in the hospitality industry, have recently opened Gazelle, a stylish new venue in Mayfair, …