26 South Audley Street, W1K 2PD
This is my go-to place. Nearly all of my business meetings happen here and I often see friends here, too. It’s home from home: intimate, simple and spoiling.
TURNBULL & ASSER
71-72 Jermyn Street, SW1Y 6PF
Most of my wardrobe is Italian except for a few English staples, such as my bespoke Turnbull & Asser shirts. Great shirts, great service. The shirts last forever, but every 10 years or so I buy more because unfortunately my waistline doesn’t!
55 Jermyn Street, SW1Y 6LX
I cannot mention Jermyn Street without mentioning Wiltons. The restaurant is stuck in time with everything traditionally British. The fish and meat are fantastic. I usually order the salmon. Every dish comes with all of the trimmings.
15 Berkeley Street, W1J 8DY
Sometimes all the girls in my family gang up and we go to Nobu. For me, Nobu is still one of the best. My Nobu drink: Japanese margaritas.
20 Mount Street, W1K 2HE
One of my favourite streets in London is Mount Street, where I love to eat outside at Scott’s; they do a particularly good octopus carpaccio.
SANTA MARIA NOVELLA
1 Piccadilly Arcade, SW1Y 6NH
Located in the Piccadilly arcade (or on Walton Street), this is one of the oldest pharmacies in the world and from my hometown, Florence. I love to get the bath oils and soaps, it reminds me of my childhood.
196A Piccadilly, W1J 9EY
I love collecting books and Assouline keep releasing great ones. I also like the shop design and how it is presented.
3-7 Davies Street, W1K 3LD
They make very good wine suggestions here and the team has always successfully sourced the rare wines and spirits that I have been searching for.