And you thought January was a quiet month?!  With Chinese New Year, Burns Night, cool brunches and winter igloos still holding strong into 2020, here’s the Luxe List January 2020.

Vintry & Mercer’s Igloo Pop Up

The Luxe List January 2020 - Vintry & Mercer Igloo Pop-ups
The Luxe List January 2020 – Vintry & Mercer Igloo Pop-ups

The festive season might be over but that’s no reason to stop hanging out in cool igloos is it?!  Hidden in the heart of the city on Garlick Hill, Vintry & Mercer Hotel’s igloo pop-up offers beautiful views of the London skyline and a delicious menu showcasing modern English fare.  Enjoy starters like oxtail tortellini, mains like the full blood Highland wagyu filets, or cod fillets with cauliflower cous cous, and classic puds like apple crumble.  With faux fur blankets to keep you warm until March 31st, booking is essential which you can do here.

Chinese New Year at The Ivy Asia, St. Pauls

The Luxe List January 2020 - Chinese New Year at The Ivy Asia, St. Pauls
The Luxe List January 2020 – Chinese New Year at The Ivy Asia, St. Pauls

With Chinese New Year being celebrated between Tuesday 21st January and Saturday 25th January, The Ivy Asia is going all out with a massive party on the 25th where guests will be entertained with DJ’s and live performers.  Dishes will include the new Truffle Kung Pao Chicken and the Insta worthy Golden Giant Fortune Cookie, while there will also be five new cocktails on the menu – Fire, Earth, Water, Metal and Wood.  Visit www.theivyasia.com to book.

Chinese New Year at Opium, Chinatown

In the heart of Chinatown, if you can find the door to Opium, the rest is easy!  Celebrating The Year of the Rat, Opium is offering a special menu with a choice of dim sum platters, a CNY inspired cocktail, a red letter and a special fortune cookie for just £35pp.

Trader Vics Tiki Tea at London Hilton Park Lane

The Luxe List January 2020 - Trader Vics Tiki Tea at London Hilton Park Lane
The Luxe List January 2020 – Trader Vics Tiki Tea at London Hilton Park Lane

With a savoury twist on the classic afternoon tea experience, Tiki Tea is now available at Trader Vics within the London Hilton Park Lane.  With fusion flavours on the menu, you can feast on crispy prawns, tom yum soup, bbq spare ribs and jalapeno cheese balls to name just a few!  Available 5-10pm, Tiki-Tea is priced at £42.

Trevor Nelson at 100 Wardour St.

The Luxe List January 2020 - Trevor Nelson 100 Brunch at 100 Wardour St
The Luxe List January 2020 – Trevor Nelson Rewind 100 Brunch at 100 Wardour St

Bottomless Sunday brunch is about to ‘go off’!  On Sunday 26th January, legendary DJ Trevor Nelson will be dj-ing – spinning the best hip hop & R&B hits of the 90’s and 00’s.  Rewind 100 Brunch is £47 for two courses or £52 for three with two hours of bottomless brunch for £20.  Warm up with DJ Sonny from 1-3pm with Trevor hitting the decks 3-5pm.  Bookings are now open info@100wardourst.com