St james

By Mark C O'Flaherty | 02 Apr 2019

Made to measure: how family-run footwear boutique John Lobb has stood the test of time

In a world of mass consumerism, multi-generational artisans in Mayfair are keeping the crafts of their ancestors alive. Away from the high gloss of the corporate-owned window displays, with all their ... Read More

By Georgia Peck | 01 Mar 2019

Tempus explores a fresh taste of Italy with Franco's new vegan menu

Franco’s London has, for many a year, been famed as the West End's home away from home for the finest Italian food. Set in a sumptuous, yet familiar, St James setting, large bowls of seafood... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 04 Jan 2019

Avenue's red-blooded menu brings a shot of Manhattan to St James

Nestled amid the high end St James' boutiques and restaurants, it would be easy to see Avenue restaurant as yet another business dining experience. In fact, the New York-style restaurant has had s... Read More

By Ross Forbes | 16 Aug 2018

Truefitt & Hill turns tradition on its head by creating an experience outside of time

The traditional men's haircut and wet shave. It's a staple in every true gentleman's grooming routine and, in leading establishments, a time to refresh and get back to your best. It can se... Read More

By Rose Adams | 21 Jun 2018

Find out all the details of the seventh Concours of Elegance at the historic Hampton Court Palace

Since it began back in 2012, Concours of Elegance has been an exciting fixture on every classic car enthusiast’s social calendar. Famed as the only motoring event to have been granted access to ... Read More

By Rose Adams | 17 May 2018

Five regal ways to celebrate The Royal Wedding

As excitement for the royal wedding of HRH Prince Harry and former Suits star Meghan Markle on 19 May reaches fever pitch, venues across London are ge... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 05 Feb 2018

Singing her dreams: operatic star Carly Paoli on preparing for Cadogan Hall

Classical music star Carly Paoli might be best known for her light tone and emotional interpretation, but the mezzo-soprano says she is as much influenced by Judi Garland as her Three Tenors mentor Jo... Read More

By Scott Manson | 23 Jan 2018

Tempus tries out Intercontinental's magical Mexican restaurant Ella Canta headed up by celebrity chef Martha Ortiz

When you think of Park Lane hotels, certain words and phrases spring to mind: luxurious, certainly, but also staid, overly traditional and living on glories past. No one has namechecked the ... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Dec 2017

WIN: Avenue restaurant continues our Countdown to Christmas – enter for your chance to claim this exclusive treat

Day two of Tempus' 12-day Countdown to Christmas giveaway, where you can win these exclusive luxury prizes to ring in 2018 in style. Here's the second of our exclusive gifts: WIN! Dinner ... Read More

By Tempus | 27 Nov 2017

WIN: Countdown to Christmas with Tempus' festive giveaway

Yes, it's that time of year again – Christmas is fast approaching and to celebrate our new website's very first festive season we're giving away 12 incredible prizes to 12 ... Read More

By Scott Manson | 30 Oct 2017

Flaming grills, ashing blades and a thrilling wine list – Ginza Onodera is London’s best new Japanese restaurant

Ginza Onodera has a lot to live up to – it’s set in the same site that, for 23 years, was home to celebrated Japanese restaurant Matsuri. We spotted a couple of its former staff on the nig... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 06 Oct 2017

Tempus taste-tests Wilton's restaurant's indulgent new Oyster Master Class

In the heart of London’s St James’s, Wilton’s has been serving up British seafood classics to its elegant patrons for 275 years. The restaurant was founded by George William Wilton, ... Read More

By Tempus | 15 Sep 2017

Take a look at the Dolce & Gabbana collection as Smeg launches its new London flagship store

Italian kitchen brand Smeg opened the doors of its new global flagship store in London’s Regent Street on Thursday, with a party that made the most of its new three-storey space amid the heart o... Read More

By Michelle Johnson | 15 Sep 2017

Historic Grosvenor Square location set to open its doors to private residents

London’s historic Twenty Grosvenor Square, once the home of the US Naval Headquarters during World War II, is set to be transformed into 37 luxury private residences in Four Seasons first standa... Read More

By Claire Zambuni | 21 Aug 2017

How to find the perfect bespoke jacket for the shooting season

The start of the grouse season is heralded as the Glorious Twelfth, a key date in the British countryside calendar, when some of UK’s most affluent, experienced and well- connected shots head to... Read More

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