A Friday night dinner in Notting Hill for American actress Patricia Arquette, the Oscar-winning star of Boyhood. She was at the Golborne Road members’ club and restaurant for a charity dinner, with burrata and fresh figs, fried chicken, onglet steak, crab salad and dark chocolate salted caramel tart on the menu. Brothers & Sisters actor Balthazar Getty and Tom Hollander, star of The Night Manager and Baptiste, were also among the guests.
Meanwhile, in Covent Garden, Catherine Tate was out for a bite. The actress and comedian — best known for her ‘Am I bovvered?’ catchphrase — dined just off the piazza on Friday night.
Over in Mayfair, Princess Eugenie was enjoying a dinner date with her husband Jack Brooksbank, who she married last year. The pair usually favour The Arts Club or 5 Hertford Street but this time it was Annabel’s, the Berkeley Square members’ club.
Towpath Café has reopened for the season on Regent’s Canal, with its seasonal plates and prime seats for any unexpected plunges already drawing crowds. Jewellery designer and socialite Jade Jagger took in the atmosphere over lunch (and a bottle of Camden Hells) on Thursday.
Mark Strong, the British actor known for villainous roles in Sherlock Holmes and Robin Hood, dined at The Delaunay on Monday evening. He’s currently busy on the publicity trail for his latest film, superhero movie Shazam.
Big-time Korean DJ Peggy Gou knows what’s hot on the London restaurant scene. She was seen dining with Sam Shepherd, the neuroscientist and legendary electro DJ Floating Points, at Michelin-starred restaurant Lyle’s, in Shoreditch.
A busy Tuesday night at Scott’s, the Mount Street seafood place that makes up part of Richard Caring’s culinary empire. First, Italian Job icon Sir Michael Caine and his wife Shakira Caine were spotted on a romantic dinner date: the Mount Street restaurant is a favourite of the couple.
Meanwhile, across the room, actor Samuel L Jackson was also enjoying a slap-up dinner. He has plenty to celebrate this week: his latest film, Captain Marvel, is riding high at the international box office.
Scorching Italian restaurant Gloria, in Shoreditch, has been receiving warm reviews lately. Rapper Professor Green was seen enjoying a lunch of squid ink pasta on Wednesday afternoon.