Sophistication and pubs/bars are not generally comfortable bedfellows, but an excellent example of how this could work is in evidence at The Alfred Tennyson in Belgravia.
Buddha bar was first established in Paris in 1996 by visionary Raymond Visan. It was at the time a groundbreaking venue serving cutting edge Pan-Asian cuisine along with some of the funkiest house music you will find in town
The south end of Pavilion Road very close to Sloane Square station is turning into a hub for all food lovers with artisanal, independent shops opening, which include award winning butchers, Provenance and the wonderfully welcoming wine shop that is Pavilion wines.
Forget the racism row in Hollywood, the real scandal was Michelin not being able to find any executive female chefs worthy of a Michelin star in France for their 2016 edition. It is still very hard to break into the very male dominated world of the restaurant kitchen these days.