Lokhandwala brings a new adventure in Indian eating to Fitzrovia.
Monica and David Galletti’s newly opened venture on Charlotte Street takes its name from the French for ‘mother’ which also happens to be the name of Monica’s own mother (pronounced Mary in Samoan).
An extensive seasonal menu insists on the best, locally and sustainably sourced fish and seafood. With it’s inventive and exciting mix of pasta, risotto, lobster and day-boat fish dishes, it continues to attract loyal customers and reel in awards.
If you have ever wandered past the Warhammer store on Tottenham Court Road and wondered what arcane rituals are taking place inside, this is your chance to find out.
If the Christmas shopping is proving a little too much and you happen to be in Fitzrovia on a Wednesday afternoon, this could be the perfect retreat.
In Cleveland Street, in a modest Georgian house once home to Charles Dickens, is one of Fitzrovia’s oldest and most characterful businesses.
Neil Duffen, General Manager of the Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel on Tottenham Court Road, has taken his camera into the area’s cafés, restaurants, drinking establishments and businesses to capture on film those who keep Fitzrovia fed and watered.
Sometimes you make the nicest discoveries in places where you least expect them. That’s why it pays to venture behind some of Fitzrovia’s familiar façades to see what they conceal. Here are a few insider tips to get you started.
Take a look below street level in Fitzrovia and you’ll be amazed what you will find. The district’s basements are home to some of the capital’s very coolest drinking holes.
Emily Wynne-Jones, Senior Buyer for furniture and home accessories at Lombok, offers a sneak preview of what’s coming up this season.
Kirsty Whyte, Heal’s Product & Design Manager, describes some of the delights in store for shoppers this spring.
Saori Funawatari, Junior Buyer at Dwell in Tottenham Court Road, reveals some of the secrets behind the company’s spring range.
Ben Hanley, Assistant Manager for Sales, Trade and Design Services at West Elm, shares some of the stories behind this season’s collection.
Jane Sørensen, Store Manager at BoConcept, Tottenham Court Road, explains the thinking behind the firm’s new range.
Carlo Licheri, Showroom Manager for Calligaris in Tottenham Court Road, tells us what’s exciting him this season.
Fitness First’s Chloe Gill, Health & Fitness Manager, offers some timely advice on looking our best and staying in condition for the festive season and beyond.
The ladies behind this organic cold pressed juice bar are Chantal, dedicated to all things juice and nuts, and Lucy who oversees the food. We asked them to recommend the products that could help us to keep on partying and to tell us their reasons for putting down Roots in Fitzrovia.
Located below ROKA in Charlotte Street, Shochu Lounge is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the launch of Shochu Kanteen. Famous for its modern Japanese cocktail creations, distilled shochu infusions, and original artwork.
Sharps Barber & Shop offers traditional barber services in a cool atmosphere at 9 Windmill Street with a shared passion for high quality haircuts, great value, and a terrific customer experience.
Rivet & Hide is dedicated to bringing the world’s best denims to the UK. Its store at 5 Windmill Street opened in April 2014 and is a destination shop for denim-heads and heaven for the style-conscious male.
The word ‘iconic’ is so over-used as to be virtually meaningless. Apply it to the jackets Lewis Leathers have been making since 1892, however, and for once you would be spot on. They have a devoted following and one of their biggest fans loved them so much, he bought the company.
We said ‘aloha’ to one of the proprietors of the Kua ’Aina restaurant Ed Bardos in Goodge Street and discovered the secret that gives their food that distinctive Hawaiian flavour.
Bobo Social, creating burgers, but not as you know them. Newly opened at 95 Charlotte Street, is that rare animal – a new restaurant that is not just different but a whole lot of fun as well.
Vietnamese chefs and restaurateurs, David Le and Jimmy Yeung, owners of Bang Bang Vietnamese Canteen, introduced us to the story behind their ‘FiIm Noir Noodle Bar’ in Warren Street.
Coffee, Cake & Kisses, a new fusion concept, is ‘shop warming’ at 54 Warren Street. We caught up with the founders Sonia and Amanda Cassidy to learn more about it and how they celebrate bonds between people and explore all aspects of relationships, with oneself and others.
We talked to Robert Roope, the founding genius of Black Eyewear to discover the inspiration behind the eye-opening, optical shop in Goodge Street and asked him why he loves Fitzrovia so much.
We talked to Tom, Will and Alex, the presiding gurus at Fitzrovia Bicycles, about advice for virgin cyclists, the latest trends in bikes, and what makes Fitzrovia special. And they ended up making us a very generous offer.