Yep we made it through long, boring January and into cool February with Margarita Day at Hacha, Valentine’s Day at Harrods with Perrier Jouet, an ‘in conversation with’ Judi Dench at J Sheekey, and two epic new Afternoon Tea channeling the Brits and Picasso!  It could only be The Luxe List February 2020!

Doggy Dating for Valentine’s Day at M Restaurant

The Luxe List February 2020: Doggy Dating for Valentine’s Day at M Restaurant
The Luxe List February 2020: Doggy Dating for Valentine’s Day at M Restaurant

It’s smooches for pooches this Valentine’s Day at M Restaurant in Victoria as doggy brunch invites dogs to choose their dining partner and take their humans with them.  Priced at £35 for ‘six legs’ (the maths checks out), brunch starts at 11am with £5 per ticket being donated to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

Gymkhana Re-Opens

The Luxe List February 2020: Gykhana Re-opens -Kid Goat Methi Keema, Salli, Pao
The Luxe List February 2020: Gykhana Re-opens -Kid Goat Methi Keema, Salli, Pao

Michelin starred Indian restaurant Gymkhana will re-open on Tuesday 18th February following a massive re-furb!   Exec Chef Jitin Joshi remains at the helm with classics like kid goat methi keema and wild muntjac biryani on the menu, while there’s a brand new collection of club cocktails to enjoy while admiring the new interiors.  The booking line is now open…. GO!  0203 011 5900

Valentine’s Afternoon Tea at London Hilton Park Lane

The Luxe List February: Valentine's Afternoon Tea at London Hilton Park Lane
The Luxe List February: Valentine’s Afternoon Tea at London Hilton Park Lane

For Valentine’s with the bf, or Galentine’s with the bff’s, this hearty Afternoon Tea at the Podium restaurant at London Hilton Park Lane is luxurious and full of love!  Indulge is marinated prawns, choc chip scones with slated caramel spread and strawberry and passion fruit pastry domes.  Priced at £39pp, you can wash it all down with a delicious glass of champs for £49pp.  Available until 16th Feb – Mon-Fri 2pm-5pm and Sat-Sun 12.30pm-5pm.  View the gorgeous menu here.

Brit Awards 2020 Afternoon Tea

The Luxe List February 2020: Brit Awards 2020 Afternoon Tea

London Secret Garden’s newest Afternoon Tea is music to our ears!  Inspired by the nominees of the 40th Brit Awards (with the big event at the 02 on 18th Feb), this quirky feast will feature coldplay’te finger sandwich headliners like Wiltshire smoked ham and spiced tomato chutney on rye, an Ariana Grand’gai yan chicken and cucumber in Hirata bun and a final act of scones, cupcakes and mini desserts.  There’ll also be an awesome supporting act – endless cups of Stormzy in a tea cup along with special cocktails.  Tea will be served in the VIP Dining Dome area, available for the month of February priced at £35pp.

Cocktails and Live Music at The Trafalgar St. James, Curio Collection by Hilton 

Cocktails and Live Music at The Trafalgar St. James, Curio Collection by Hilton 
The Luxe List February 2020: Cocktails and Live Music at The Trafalgar St. James, Curio Collection by Hilton

With Love Notes live on 12th, 14th and 15th of February between 7.30-9.30pm, romance is in the air at The Rooftop bar at The Trafalgar St. James, Curio Collection by Hilton.  While listening to gorgeous live music, you can indulge in the Mystery of Maca cocktail while taking in the stunning views across the capital.

Dame Judi Dench in Conversation at J Sheekey

The Luxe List February 2020: In Conversation with Judi Dench at J Sheekey
The Luxe List February 2020: In Conversation with Judi Dench at J Sheekey

This might just be their best yet…!  The return of J Sheekey’s ‘in conversation’ events – Sheekey Secrets, will kick off with acting legend Dame Judi Dench.  In partnership with Plymouth Gin, the night will start with a introduction from host Tim Wapshott, followed by a three course menu with aperitif and half a bottle of wine – tickets are £150pp.  Email eve.batts@caprice-holdings.co.uk to book.

Rosewood London Picasso Afternoon Tea

The Luxe List February 2020: Picasso Art Afternoon Tea (Photo Credit: Patricia Niven)
The Luxe List February 2020: Picasso Art Afternoon Tea (Photo Credit: Patricia Niven)

How clever is this?!  Exec Pastry Chef Mark Perkins at Rosewood London has been very busy in the kitchen, turning Afternoon Tea quite literally, into a work of art!  Taking elements of Pablo Picasso’s cubism and surrealism, you’ll now be able to eat his works including Head of a Woman and Oh Those Guitars.  Possibly our fave take on an  afternoon tea ever.  The Picasso Art Tea will run until 31st August and is priced from £65pp.

Japanese Inspired Brunch Launches at Pacific

For the final month of Pacific’s four month residency on Heddon Street in Mayfair, Sunday 9th February will see the launch of a brand new Japanese inspired brunch with bottomless food including ten new dishes like sushi doughnuts, and a Pacific-style tuna poke bowl.  The brunch is priced at £30pp (drinks not included).

Happy Hour at Savage Garden

The Luxe List February 2020: Happy Hour at Savage Garden
The Luxe List February 2020: Happy Hour at Savage Garden

Now you can be savage every night of the week!  Awesome rooftop bar and restaurant Savage Garden have just launched their savagely late happy hour session from 11pm – 1am Monday to Friday with two for one on all classic cocktails.  Go wild!

Perrier Jouet’s Champagne Terrace at Harrods for Valentine’s Day

The Luxe List February 2020: Perrier Jouet’s Champagne Terrace at Harrods for Valentine’s Day
The Luxe List February 2020: Perrier Jouet’s Champagne Terrace at Harrods for Valentine’s Day

Running from 9th – 15th February, the Perrier Jouet Champagne Terrace at Harrods will sweep your Valentine off their feet with rooftop views and visual floral displays.  Indulge in a special Valentine’s menu of sharing platters and duo of desserts, washed down with a gorgeous glass of Perrier Jouet Blason Rose.  Booking recommended.

Anti Valentine’s at Frog by Adam Handling

The Luxe List February 2020: Anti Valentine’s at Frog by Adam Handling
The Luxe List February 2020: Anti Valentine’s at Frog by Adam Handling

Yes – more of this please.  Grab your friends and book a seat at the sharing table in The Library – Frog’s by Adam Handling’s private dining room.  Who knows who you’ll get chatting to over a delicious specially prepared five course dinner.  We hear there’s also sharing bottles of tequila.  Sign us up.

National Margarita Day at Hacha Bar – 22nd Feb

The Luxe List February 2020: National Margarita Day at Hacha Bar – 22nd Feb
The Luxe List February 2020: National Margarita Day at Hacha Bar – 22nd Feb

Agave specialist bar Hacha in Dalston will launch their new Mirror Margarita Menu on National Margarita Day including three new reinventions of the classic along with tequila and mescal versions.  Served long, aged and sparkling, there’ll be one that’s right up your street.