Clerkenwell is full of cool brunch hangouts, trendy cafes and elegant cocktail bars, with some of the best eats in the capital.
The Zetter Townhouse is a Georgian townhouse hotel with a fabulous, award-winning cocktail lounge. It’s a great, cosy atmosphere in quirky yet beautiful surroundings.
Vinoteca is a lovely, friendly little restaurant, perfect for personal or business lunches. Take advantage of Vinoteca’s lunchtime offers and you can wolf down a fab steak and glass of wine for just £15.
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings is a contemporary brasserie and bar, great for intimate lunches or party dinners, particularly if you like your cocktails served in giant LEGO heads with bubbles and sparklers.
Granger & Co is a great breakfast and brunch spot, with an unusual but tasty take on breakfast that includes courgette chips and whipped avocado. The ricotta hotcakes are a winner and they do great coffee!
Time to work off all those brunches? Forget the gym and head to Fabric, one of London’s most iconic and legendary nightclubs and dance the night away!
Oriole Bar – a subterranean cocktail bar with explorer-style decor and live music, for cocktails and rare spirits. Oriole showcases rhythmic, acoustic music from around the world, from Jazz to Blues, soloists to seven-piece bands.
Sosharu Restaurant – the latest Jason Atherton restaurant, with interiors inspired by traditional Japanese minka houses, serving pimped-up Japanese ‘pub’ food – and fabulous cocktails in the 7 Tales cocktail bar downstairs. ‘
Attilios Restaurant on Cowcross Street – friendly service and deliciously authentic Italian food.