• Sophia Webber

Cosy Restaurants for those chilly nights!

The weather has gotten a little chilly over the past few days but the date nights and catch-ups with our close friends and family (when permitted of course) should still continue! Every restaurant is absolutely doing their utmost and in some cases exceeding standard precautions to ensure your experience is as safe and enjoyable as possible.

The Lifestyle Guide has a few cosy, hidden gems throughout London that we'd LOVE you to try or revisit over the Winter to support the hospitality industry.

Park Chinois

Location: 17 Berkeley St, Mayfair, London W1J 8EA

Nearest Tube: Green Park Station

Price Range: ££££

Cuisine: Chinese

In the heart of Mayfair, you will find the red doors taking you into the gorgeous Park Chinois. This luxurious hideaway features Chinese cuisine, delicious cocktails and enchanting entertainment. On the ground floor, there is the elegant dining room, Salon de Chine where you are served state-of-the-art Chinese. Or if you follow the spiral staircase down you will enter Club Chinois. Here you won’t just be served dinner but be treated to dance and entertainment!

M Victoria St

Location: Zig Zag Building, 74 Victoria St, London SW1E 6SQ

Nearest Tube: Victoria Station

Price Range: ££

Cuisine: Steak House/Grill

Visit this award winning steak restaurant, which offers not only amazing food but has an interactive wine tasting which is designed to perfectly compliment their dishes. This grill offers a stunning selection of the worlds best steaks, including the Australian Wagyu and Japanese Kobe! Also serving sustainable seafood, this is something we can get behind.

Benihana Chelsea

Location: 77 King's Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4NX

Nearest Tube: Sloane Square Station

Price Range: £££

Cuisine: Japanese Teppanyaki

Upon entering, head down the stairs to reveal the beautiful underground Japanese restaurant. Served here is the best Teppanyaki London has seen, every visit is an immersive experience with chefs performing and preparing food in front of you! Not only is there outstanding food, but an exciting Japanese signature cocktail menu to choose from too.

Mnky Hse

Location: 10 Dover St, Mayfair, London W1S 4LQ

Nearest Tube: Green Park Station

Price Range: £££

Cuisine: Latin American

Hidden behind a discreet entrance at 10 Dover Street you will find this gem. There is a gorgeous setting, with tunnel booths for large groups! Head Chef Mark Morrans has designed the menu to be indulging and perfect for sharing. The Mnky Lnge - Lounge and Bar is located on the ground for and is the perfect place to try out their experimental or classic cocktails made by award winning mixologists.

Gloria Trattoria

Location: 54-56 Great Eastern St, Hackney, London EC2A 3QR

Nearest Tube: Old Street Station

Price Range: ££

Cuisine: Italian

Gloria is a little corner of Italy across two floors, open for lunch, dinner and brunch on weekends! Described as lush by day and funky by night, this restaurant has its own playlists and a really cosy vibe downstairs. This menu mixes Italian classics with contemporary twists on the cuisine, some delicious menu options are the oozing pesto heart burrata to the Neapolitan pizza made in a Marana oven to homemade gelato, everything is fresh on the menu.

Hawksmoor Seven Dials

Location: 11 Langley St, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9JG