The interior aims to impress with iconic contemporary furniture – marble-topped white Eero Saarinen Tulip tables and matching chairs, and Arco floor lamps – but the restaurant isn’t just a designer showroom for the moneyed classes; the beautifully presented cuisine is testament to the fact that head chef Allan Pickett takes his job very seriously, producing inspired dishes that pay more than just lip service to the principle of seasonal eating.
Plateau boasts a diverse menu, with everything from rabbit and fowl to beef and lobster. Seasonal dishes change throughout the year, though many of the classics remaining throughout, with seafood dishes a focus for starters and meat for mains...Exquisite service, impressive views and first-class food mean this is one dining experience you won’t forget in a hurry.
enter this fourth-floor restaurant’s curiously named ‘leather bar’ and you might encounter Forbidden Fruit and Jeux d’Amour: two from a varied and creative list of cocktails (from £9) that incorporates the classics as well as ‘signature serves’. Snacks have a Eurasian bent...and the terrace is the place to sample the impressive cigar selection.