Civilian London

We love … the Japanese toilets at M Threadneedle Street

We love … the Japanese toilets at M Threadneedle Street

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"It’s one that raises the seat for you as you approach, lest you find touching a toilet seat a kind of degeneracy"

Richard James on rebel tailoring

Richard James on rebel tailoring

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"Suddenly suits were sexy again! That was when we sensed we were doing something right"

Party o’three review: Foxlow, Soho

Party o’three review: Foxlow, Soho

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"It’s almost wakame-like. Am I that pretentious? Can I help it that I’ve put everything in the world in my mouth already? But I think they’ve ceviche-d this, or something. It’s got a citrusy thing"

Party o’three review: Kaspar’s at The Savoy

Party o’three review: Kaspar’s at The Savoy

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"I had my last honeymoon here at The Savoy. We had to get the dealer out at 3am …"

The kaiseki cocktail pairing menu at Shochu Lounge, London

The kaiseki cocktail pairing menu at Shochu Lounge, London

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Roka’s Shochu Lounge in Fitzrovia has an artful, extravagant alternative to Happy Hour – a 180 minute kaiseki cocktail pairing menu

Party o’three review: The Connaught Bar

Party o’three review: The Connaught Bar

by Civilian London

"Stepping into the place is like stepping into a finely crafted version of The Great Gatsby, only without the death and the boats"

Party o’three review: The Ivy Café

Party o’three review: The Ivy Café

by Civilian London

"Can you eat at an Ivy diffusion without always comparing it to the original? That’s surely the main question"

Tantris | The best restaurant in Munich

Tantris | The best restaurant in Munich

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"It’s a palatial dim sum palace on a spaceship travelling at lightspeed (with Roger Vadim at the helm)"

Why The Greenhouse might be the most perfect restaurant in London

Why The Greenhouse might be the most perfect restaurant in London

by Civilian London

A world away from “no reservations” and debates about the city’s best barbecue and burger, chef Arnaud Bignon’s two Michelin star restaurant The Greenhouse does things so much better than just about anywhere else

Party o’three review: Mac & Wild, London

Party o’three review: Mac & Wild, London

by Civilian London

"The barley risotto is like savoury rice pudding. So creamy. Like a cross between macaroni cheese and porridge. I’m sorry but yours looks like a sachet of gourmet cat food. What is it?"