Saturday night’s alright for fighting, but Tuesday’s better for fine dining. Singer Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish took a turn through St James’s on Tuesday evening, making a beeline for Le Caprice. The place holds many memories for Elton: the restaurant was also a favourite of his pal, the late Princess Diana.
It’s not exactly silver service at Highclere Castle, but Downton Abbey star Michelle Dockery seemed to be right at home at Andrew Edmunds on Monday evening. She was at the beloved Soho restaurant for a candlelit dinner with friends.
Always important for an acclaimed chef to research international spots. Magnus Nilsson, the head chef at Fäviken in Sweden, was in London this week and may have been seeking new inspiration. He went out for Thai food at Supawan on Caledonian Road on Monday evening, and was at new Shoreditch hotspot Brat on Tuesday.
Millie Mackintosh, the Made In Chelsea alumna and ex-wife of rapper Professor Green, may be an ancestor of the man who created Quality Streets, but she’s not interested in sweet treats. Instead, the healthy-eating yoga-lover is fonder of vegan cuisine. She was at Farmacy, the vegan restaurant in Westbourne Grove, for lunch on Tuesday afternoon.
Abbey Clancy, the model and wife of robot-loving footballer Peter Crouch, enjoyed a feast in one of the more colourful private rooms at the new Annabel’s on Berkeley Square. She was at a dinner celebrating the first anniversary of Peanut, an app for mums.
Is there a doctor in the house? Not quite, but House star Hugh Laurie is close enough. He was spotted at Boisdale’s Canary Wharf restaurant on Wednesday evening, enjoying a bite and a spot of music from the chain’s most regular customer Jools Holland.
It may feel like summer, but it’s still Spring: Alexandra Shulman, the former editor of Vogue, dined at Somerset House restaurant Spring on Wednesday night, alongside cook Lorraine Pascale and model Amber Le Bon. The trio were among the guests at a special dinner thrown by chef Skye Gyngell and author Kathleen Baird Murray to launch a new beauty brand, Wildsmith Skin. The three course meal offered burrata with sea beets, halibut with poached radishes and almond tart with Gariguette strawberries sorbet.
Jade Jagger, the designer and daughter of Rolling Stone Mick, was in Bermondsey on Wednesday night, toasting a new orange gin from Tanqueray Flor De Sevilla with a night at Pizarro.