Photos of the week: Instagrammable interiors & pretty plates

We are no strangers to striking interiors and Instagram-worthy plates, because after-all, they sure do make our feeds easy-on-the-eye. This week, we have rounded up some of the prettiest plating and picturesque interior styling that we have spotted on Instagram.

sketch Glade

Book sketch Glade

Talk of the moment is the outstanding sketch: with its 3-Michelin-starred Lecture Room & Library and some of the prettiest interiors in London. Travel into an ethereal wonderland and be amazed by the woodland theme unfolding all around the bar at sketch Glade, and visit this picturesque spot for breakfasts, brunches and magical cocktails.

Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

Book Hélène Darroze at The Connaught

Found inside 1 of London’s grandest 5-star hotels, 2 Michelin Star-awarded Hélène Darroze at The Connaught boasts an innovative French menu. With exquisite plating being part of the experience, you won’t have to look far for visually splendid dishes like the elegant Cornish mackerel below.


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Mackerel from Cornwall served with tomato, Pimento del Piquillo, basil and “gazpacho consommé” #helenedarrozeattheconnaught #theconnaught

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Book TOKii

We’re all about minimalist interiors, whether it’s how they show off their sophisticated beauty in subtle ways or how the understated décor highlights the simplistic but superb flavours on the plate. At TOKii, within the renowned Prince Akatoki Hotel, sample Euro-fusion dishes including Robata-grilled meats, sushi and seafood in a stripped-back Japanese-styled interior.

Bala Baya

Book Bala Baya

Savour bright, colourful and flavour-packed Israeli cuisine under the Union Street Arches near South Bank. Inside this hidden gem, discover an open kitchen, and backyard terrace where you can escape the bustle of London to share small plates across the table. Taste Tel Aviv with internationally inspired dishes like the blackberry pita French toast.

14 Hills

Book 14 Hills

When looking for a perfect viewpoint over London that isn’t jam-packed with eager snappers, stop by 14 Hills in The City. On the 14th floor of the 120 Fenchurch Street skyscraper, gaze over London while devouring modern British delicacies inside an ever-so-green terrace-style interior overflowing with flora and natural wooden furnishings. Head one flight up for unparalleled views of the city from one of London’s open rooftop gardens.

Moncks of Dover St

Book Moncks of Dover St

Right in the hubbub of Mayfair, find a relaxed but sophisticated setting offering time-honoured brasserie-style dishes. Serving up a hearty neighbourhood restaurant menu all day, expect to find quintessential European cuisine alongside new twists such as the truffle mac & cheese.

Céleste at The Lanesborough

Book Céleste at The Lanesborough

Within the magnificent Lanesborough Hotel, Céleste serves an exceptional Michelin-starred menu, as well as a superb brunch offering and quaint afternoon tea. Not only does the menu impress, but the Venetian-style dining room with its domed glass ceiling, ornate wall carvings and suspended chandeliers also does the talking.


Book Xier

Drawing inspiration from across Europe, and influenced by Scandinavian and Japanese cuisine, Xier in Marylebone gives diners a luxurious fine dining experience to remember. Dine on innovative dishes that show off chef Carlo Scotto’s unique cooking techniques, impressing with flavours brought together from around the globe.


View this post on Instagram scallop course. Truly amazing…

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Book Kutir

Michelin Plate-awarded Kutir serves fine dining Indian cuisine from Chef Ghai’s first solo restaurant venture. Alongside an experimental cocktail list, find seafood and game-centred dishes seasoned with herbs and spices grown on-site.  Within the classic but elegant townhouse space, find a glamorous marble-topped table setting accented with ornate gold and green furnishings.


Pair authentic Japanese small plates with creative cocktails at Issho-Ni, a chic but simple Izakaya-style restaurant and cocktail bar concept. Find everything from oshizushi to chef’s selection sashimi and traditional large plates on the menu, all designed to be tastefully complemented with a drink matching its flavour profiles.



The aptly named and aptly placed MBER, pays homage to the Fire of London from its Pudding Lane address, serving world-fusion sharing dishes with influences from across Asia. MBER brings the heat, quite literally, with its spicy options on the menu, including a Vietnamese goat curry, as well as its fiery-inspired interior’s colour palette with copper cages at the bar, bright red leather sofas and trendy vintage bulbs throughout the industrial space.

The Betterment by Jason Atherton

Book The Betterment by Jason Atherton

When looking to impress, The Betterment by Jason Atherton certainly shines with its manicured plating and innovative creations, like the onion flower below. From within the Biltmore Hotel, Atherton’s addition to his star-studded fleet offers a suave pink-accented setting and covered garden terrace. Sip on botanical cocktails to go with theatrical seasonal British dishes or stop by for the classic afternoon tea.

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