The Wapping Project

The mod-Euro food here is very good but it’s not the reason to come: the setting, a former hydraulic power station, with abandoned machinery and huge hooks hanging from the ceiling, is.


Dinner just isn’t dinner without a contortionist doing backflips around your table, right? Expect circus acts to sporadically burst into life throughout an evening at this Covent Garden eatery, serving Pan Asian grub.

Beach Blanket Babylon

Inside an old Georgian mansion in Notting Hill, BBB’s interior is a fairytale-like mix of boho, French country chateau, Baroque and Rococo. Go to brunch for the best value.


Photos: WikiCommons/ Dave Pape