I don't think I fully understand the London social scene with its "clubs," but this one seemed as good as any. My friend was a member although no one really asked me about it (I think some others did have trouble at the door). The food was nice as were the wines, but there didn't seem to be anything too special about the place other than ambiance.more
We celebrated New Year there, it was great! Drinks affordable, music very pleasant, all dressed up and welcoming 2012 together.
Curious of going back there in the fall.more
Been here for lunch and dinner, last time wa last Tuesday evening. I have never given anything 5 starts but this place really deserves the rating. The decor is not to everyone's taste, and certainly not mine, but it doesn't matter. It all adds to the general ambience of a relaxed, comfortable place to take your friends, where the staff can't do enough for you. As for the food, it's just...more
This place has got it.
The Arts Club is currently getting refurbished, so it's a bit messy upstairs. However, they just renovated the downstairs into an awesome lounge area. The walls are covered in local artists work and are constantly changing and being painted over with new art. The room is decorated so tastefully in bookcases up to the ceiling, old chesterfield couches,...more
Most likely to be a gentlemen's club in the Victorian period; The Arts Club is a thriving social hot-pot for those in the creative and design industry. Anybody and somebody can step in to banter and gossip.
An alumni, I've had pleasant drinks with colleagues and met likeminded people whose interests are varied as the make up of a garden.
You've got to be a bit loaded to enjoy this suave air....more