Dining and Drinks

Sloaney Dining reviews high quality and exclusive restaurants around the world. We dine at some of the most renowned establishments, whilst also working to discover equally impressive hidden destinations.

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World-class culinary collaboration comes to Dubai this October

World-class culinary collaboration comes to Dubai this October

Chef Gregoire Berger continues a season of world-class culinary collaborations this October, with two Michelin star Chef Alex Atala of São Paulo’s acclaimed Brazilian restaurant, D.O.M. Considered the best restaurant in South America and a perpetual fixture on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, this will be the first time Chef Atala has cooked for […]

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Pommery’s collaboration with Yoshiki sells out in under 10 minutes

Pommery’s collaboration with Yoshiki sells out in under 10 minutes

On September 1st, “Y by YOSHIKI x CHAMPAGNE POMMERY Brut”, the first Champagne by the “Y by YOSHIKI x CHAMPAGNE POMMERY” brand, jointly operated by YOSHIKI and the renowned French Champagne house “POMMERY”, was released in Japan, before releasing the product worldwide. The first 10,000 bottles allocated for release on the online store sold out […]

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Raise A Glass: Domaine Bousquet releases 2022 organic rosé

Raise A Glass: Domaine Bousquet releases 2022 organic rosé

We are at the height of rosé season. With a sunny Bank Holiday weekend forecast and the nice weather looking set to stay for a while, it seems apt to share news that Domaine Bousquet has released the 2022 organic rosé. Domaine Bousquet is Argentina’s leading organic winery and the 2022 vintage of its Premium […]

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M Canary Wharf to Open in July 2022

M Canary Wharf to Open in July 2022

M Restaurants is entering a new era as the group’s third restaurant is set to launch in Canary Wharf on 6 July 2022. M will be a culinary destination in the 220m high Newfoundland, located both on the banks of the Thames and the waterways of Canary Wharf.  Extending over the ground and first floors of Newfoundland, M Canary Wharf will […]

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The Athenaeum Hotel in Mayfair launches exclusive whisky experience in time for Father’s Day

The Athenaeum Hotel in Mayfair launches exclusive whisky experience in time for Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, you can treat Dad to The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences’ exclusive whisky experience which can now be enjoyed in the hotel’s tenth floor residents-only lounge, The View. The View offers panoramic views of the London skyline and overlooks all the city’s major sites including Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, the London Eye, and of […]

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The Roof Terrace at The Sloane opens

The Roof Terrace at The Sloane opens

As flowers bloom and leaves on trees start to breathe fresh new life into the landscape, longer days and warmer temperatures ensure the promise that summer is on its way. The Roof Terrace at The Sloane has just re-opened and unveiled its new vibrant menu to celebrate al fresco dining at its finest. This will be a […]

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Guylian Master’s Selection is the ideal gift for chocolate lovers

Guylian Master’s Selection is the ideal gift for chocolate lovers

Mother’s Day is not too far away and if you want to treat your mum to a special box of chocolates, we love the Guylian Master’s Selection. This is a beautiful selection of luxury chocolates, with a lovely variety of flavours. The box has a pretty pink colour theme and it includes some really delicious […]

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Taj Hotels Announce New London Restaurant

Taj Hotels Announce New London Restaurant

There is an exciting new restaurant opening, TH@51 at the Taj Buckingham Gate Suite & Residences hotel in St James, London coming soon. Launching on Friday 28th January 2022, TH@51 will be a new restaurant that welcomes communities of food lovers to pique their palates in a beautifully designed space in the heart of St James.  Located at Taj […]

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Raise A Glass: Enjoy an English sparkling toast with Black Chalk 2018 “Classic” II

Raise A Glass: Enjoy an English sparkling toast with Black Chalk 2018 “Classic” II

For those wanting to raise a glass during the festive season and support the thriving English sparkling wine market, the Black Chalk 2018 “Classic” II provides a delectable choice for the Christmas period and subsequent celebrations that follow to welcome the New Year. Two versions of the Classic from the same vintage will be released. Although it […]

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Blackwell Rum and Charbonnel et Walker collaborate for the ultimate rum gift

Blackwell Rum and Charbonnel et Walker collaborate for the ultimate rum gift

If you know someone who enjoys rum, or simply fancy introducing a new flavour this Christmas, the collaboration between Blackwell Rum and Charbonnel et Walker is one to explore. Blackwell Rum Truffles have arrived on the shelves at Harrods and Selfridges concessions, as well as being available online, just in time for the winter season. […]

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Raise A Glass: Champagne Bruno Paillard 2012 “Assemblage” is perfect for a Christmas toast

Raise A Glass: Champagne Bruno Paillard 2012 “Assemblage” is perfect for a Christmas toast

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without champagne. This year, champagne is generally in high demand and it isn’t difficult to guess why everyone is keen to enjoy a special toast. For those who are planning a celebration with family and close friends, Champagne Bruno Paillard 2012 “Assemblage” is a great vintage to mark the occasion. The 2012 […]

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Amazing gift collection is launched to mark 10 Years of Novikov London

Amazing gift collection is launched to mark 10 Years of Novikov London

Novikov London has curated a gift collection to mark its ten years as one of the capital’s favourite restaurants. The collection includes being chauffeured for the day in a Rolls Royce, an overnight stay at the Dorchester and a Sunseeker Luxury Yachts experience. For ten nights from 22nd November, anyone dining at either the Italian […]

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New Members’ club Nikita to launch in Mayfair

New Members’ club Nikita to launch in Mayfair

Brand new members’ club Nikita will open in the heart of luxurious Mayfair in December 2021, and is set to become a fixture of Mayfair’s premium culture and a staple on the nighttime scene. The club will feature an exquisite food offering from Comptoir Robuchon as well as a range of classic wines, spirits, cocktails […]

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Champagne Pommery releases ‘Masterpiece’ Cuvée Louise 2005

Champagne Pommery releases ‘Masterpiece’ Cuvée Louise 2005

Champagne Pommery is delighted to announce its new vintage of its iconic champagne, Cuvée Louise 2005. 2005 was the year of stillness – a plentiful harvest that took place during cool, dry, and sunny days, marked by quality and abundance. By taking the time to select the best parcels, by waiting as long as necessary before […]

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Brand-new prohibition style bar to bring some glamour to South Kensington

Brand-new prohibition style bar to bring some glamour to South Kensington

Award-winning barman and bar owner Steve Pineau has once again teamed up with long-time collaborator, Master Sommelier Xavier Rousset to open prohibition bar, Nocturne, on 18th June. Located underneath their wine and cheese bar, Old Brompton in South Kensington, Nocturne will build upon the timeless elegance and glamour of the 1920s, whilst offering a new layer of […]

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What to do in London this weekend

What to do in London this weekend

Another sunny weekend is on the way and if you are looking for some inspiration for something to do in the big city, here are three ideas… Soak up the sun at D&D London’s fun Summer pop up, Anders’ Terrace in Stratford, London Anders’ Terrace is bringing a Mittel- European flavour to East London! With 150 covers, of which only 50 […]

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The Nest at Gusbourne Wine Estate in Kent has reopened

The Nest at Gusbourne Wine Estate in Kent has reopened

Just as the vines start to come into leaf, Gusbourne is delighted to be welcoming visitors back to their estate for tours, tastings and cellar door purchases, following government guidelines. Picnics and Vineyard Tours, or a combination of the two, are now available to book on their website – an ideal activity for a UK […]

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Introducing HIVE, the latest restaurant addition to Selfridges’ portfolio

Introducing HIVE, the latest restaurant addition to Selfridges’ portfolio

Located on the 3rd floor in Selfridges department store in Oxford Street, nested between the highly popular SKIMS and the ladies lingerie, Hive is a honey based restaurant that opened its door in December 2020. It has a unique feature within London’s restaurant scene; four real beehives adjacent to the restaurant with 100 000 bees set on Selfridges rooftop and where […]

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Alfresco April openings in London

Alfresco April openings in London

April has arrived and we can soon start to enjoy some alfresco socialising. Here is a round up of some spots that are opening in London… On Monday 12th April, Arenella, a recently launched outdoor restaurant located on The Chapel Bar’s terrace, is reopening with a new spring menu in line with the long-awaited easing of lockdown restrictions.  From Monday […]

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Dry January experiences to try

Dry January experiences to try

Lockdown is a challenging time but it can also be viewed as a chance to give your body a good detox. If you are trying Dry January this year, here are a few ideas… Tea and Cheese Saicho sparkling teas has teamed up with esteemed British cheese shop, Neal’s Yard Dairy to create a truly unique cheese board, […]

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Festive Afternoon Tea at The Savoy

Festive Afternoon Tea at The Savoy

This winter, visitors of The Savoy can indulge in the iconic hotel’s sumptuous festive afternoon tea. Guests will be able to experience culinary bliss with The Savoy team’s take on afternoon tea favourites, boasting the finest seasonal ingredients from their award-winning suppliers. Not to be missed savoury treats include smoked venison loin, chestnut and blackcurrant finger sandwich made with […]

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Raise A Glass: Champagne Bruno Paillard Blanc de Blancs Reserve Privée Grand Cru NV

Raise A Glass: Champagne Bruno Paillard Blanc de Blancs Reserve Privée Grand Cru NV

With the festive season on the horizon, it is time to think ahead in terms of gift buying and also planning the celebrations at home. Whether you want to treat someone to a special bottle of bubbles or simply want a standout bottle that will take centre stage on your dining table on Christmas Day, […]

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Patricia Bech: Cocktail recipes for the festive season ahead

Patricia Bech: Cocktail recipes for the festive season ahead

Patricia Bech rounds up some cocktail recipes that you can try at home during the festive season… Although COVID-19 is causing us countless problems, Christmas is on the horizon and festive cocktails are a popular option at this time of year. If you need some inspiration for making a cocktail at home, here are a […]

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Raise A Glass: It’s time to extend the traditional rosé season with Lychgate Rosé 2018 from Bolney Wine Estate

Raise A Glass: It’s time to extend the traditional rosé season with Lychgate Rosé 2018 from Bolney Wine Estate

While rosé has traditionally been associated with the summer months, it is becoming an increasingly popular tipple throughout the year. Trends are shifting and rosé is now being served with canapes or taking prime position on the dinner table during the other seasons, especially if fish or chicken dishes are being served. Rosé is particularly […]

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Shop Cuvee: Online bottle shop comes to life in time for curfew

Shop Cuvee: Online bottle shop comes to life in time for curfew

Brodie Meah and Max Venning’s lockdown project, Shop Cuvée, has opened the doors just in time for the curfew. Around the corner from restaurant mothership, Top Cuvée, the launch follows staggering Covid success and national expansion. The online shop began as a way to provide an income for the restaurant forced to close its doors back in March. Shop Cuvée […]

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Cheese of the month

Cheese of the month

No dinner party is complete without a cheese course. To be honest, here at The Sloaney, we love to enjoy cheese at our HQ simply as a lunchtime snack too! So, when news about the latest ‘Cheese of the month’ from Paxton & Whitfield arrived in our inbox, it caused great excitement! Danielle Bliss, Paxton […]

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Raise A Glass: The Gold Award-Winning English Sparkling Rose Wine by Bolney Wine Estate

Raise A Glass: The Gold Award-Winning English Sparkling Rose Wine by Bolney Wine Estate

For those of you looking to expand your English wine collection, the Cuvée Rosé 2018 by Bolney Wine Estates is a great addition to your wine fridge ahead of the festive season. If you want to experience something that has been made in Britain and is perhaps a little less traditional than a champagne toast […]

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Book a globally renowned bartender to mix your drinks at home

Book a globally renowned bartender to mix your drinks at home

As COVID-19 restrictions start to relax, it has become clear that not everyone feels comfortable venturing out into pubs, bars and restaurants just yet. If you want to organise a social soiree in the comfort of your own garden, with a special twist, the newly launched Global Bartending is at hand. Global Bartending is the […]

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Three London venues planning to reopen on July 4th

Three London venues planning to reopen on July 4th

Many bars, hotels and restaurants are planning to reopen in the coming weeks. Here is some news about three venues that will welcome back visitors from July 4th 2020… Skylight Rooftop, Wapping Skylight Rooftop, known for its panoramic and uninterrupted views across London’s skyline, will be opening its doors for its belated and long-awaited summer […]

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French Restaurants Are Opening Again: Here’s What You Need To Know

French Restaurants Are Opening Again: Here’s What You Need To Know

Featured Article Visitors to France and Monaco who love dining out will be delighted to know that a selection of cafes and restaurants are opening again as of June 2nd. These eateries will be adhering to a strict health protocol to ensure they are safe to visit – let’s look at the new rules for […]

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D&D London announces many of their restaurants will reopen in Britain on the 4th of July

D&D London announces many of their restaurants will reopen in Britain on the 4th of July

D&D London has announced today that 17 restaurant venues will reopen on the 4 July, pending the lifting of government restrictions.  These restaurants, located in London, Manchester and Leeds, form the first phase of reopening of the full D&D London portfolio. The other of its UK restaurants, as well as D&D’s restaurants in New York and Paris, will reopen through […]

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Petersham Nurseries Launches Grocery Delivery Service for Locals

Petersham Nurseries Launches Grocery Delivery Service for Locals

West London favourite, Petersham Nurseries, has launched a new online grocery initiative, offering local residents a collection or home delivery service of their top quality food and drink products. Customers are now able to order premium organic meat and deliciously fresh fruit and vegetables from the family farm, Haye Farm in Devon. There is also a […]

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Sketch Lecture Room Review

Sketch Lecture Room Review

A restaurant with not just one, but three Michelin stars is rare. We are lucky enough to have a newly awarded one in London. As part of our review of offers at some of the capital’s top dining destinations, this week we are focusing on the Lecture Room at Sketch London. It has been billed […]

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Bars to visit in London during Dry January

Bars to visit in London during Dry January

Christmas may have whizzed past and New Year’s Eve is probably a distant memory for many already. Just because Dry January has arrived, it doesn’t mean you have to hibernate. Whether or not you follow the detox diet this month, there are plenty of great bars to enjoy in London. January is often quieter than […]

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New menu by two-Michelin starred chef Édouard Loubet at Le M de Megève

New menu by two-Michelin starred chef Édouard Loubet at Le M de Megève

This winter, 5-star hotel Le M de Megève is teaming up with two-Michelin starred Chef, Édouard Loubet, who has composed the food menus for Le M’s restaurant and bar. The menus will be available from December 18th onwards, when the hotel re-opens its doors for the ski season. The hotel’s new Executive Chef – who […]

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Bluebird Chelsea’s courtyard has received a Swan Lake inspired makeover this Christmas

Bluebird Chelsea’s courtyard has received a Swan Lake inspired makeover this Christmas

Bluebird Chelsea is bringing the magic of Swan Lake to its buzzing courtyard this winter with a festive makeover in partnership with CÎROC.  The Chelsea courtyard has been transformed into a Swan Lake inspired winter wonderland complete with glistening icicles, strings of fairy lights and cosy wooden chalets alongside a bespoke winter menu and warming […]

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Gaucho Charlotte Street to open its doors and showcase a brand new look

Gaucho Charlotte Street to open its doors and showcase a brand new look

Gaucho is introducing a new vibe. The first big reveal for the direction of the popular restaurant brand comes when the doors open to Gaucho Charlotte Street next week. The original site on Charlotte Street will open on the 9th of December and it will include a host of new features, innovative approaches and design […]

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Counting down the days until Christmas with Keepr’s

Counting down the days until Christmas with Keepr’s

The Keepr’s Christmas countdown has started this week. Keepr’s are showcasing a different spirit each day on its Instagram account @BritishHoneyCo. What’s more you can order your bottle of Keepr’s via the website at 10% off with guaranteed Christmas delivery. The multi award-winning brand infuses its gins, vodkas and rums with carefully selected botanicals and […]

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The best Christmas Afternoon Tea menus

The best Christmas Afternoon Tea menus

Afternoon Tea is a treat at any time of year, but it is particularly fun during the festive season. Here are some of the best Christmas Afternoon Tea menus that are available to enjoy over the coming weeks… The Goring’s Festive Rosé Bollinger Afternoon Tea This Christmas, The Goring in Belgravia are offering a spectacular […]

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Exciting restaurant launches coming up in January 2020

Exciting restaurant launches coming up in January 2020

We have news of two exciting restaurants that will be opening in January. The highly anticipated opening of Tom Aikens’ news fine-dining concept, Muse is one that is on the horizon. Housed in a renovated mews property in Belgravia at 38 Groom Place, the cosy 25-cover restaurant will provide a unique and intimate dining journey, […]

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