What do film stars and musicians do if they have a spare couple of million sloshing around in their bank accounts? Well an increasing amount of them are opting to open their own restaurant or bar. Here's our pick of London's celebrity-owned establishments.
It's been a bad few days for a senior waiter at Charlie's at Brown's Hotel in Mayfair this week. According to The Sunday Times, having approached diner Emma Thompson for a selfie and been turned down, the waiter was summarily
They're an unlikely pair but gypsy beermaker Mikkel Borg Bjergsø has teamed up with 80s pop icon Rick Astley to open a super hip beer bar in Shoreditch. I know!!
Usain Bolt may have retired from professional athletics, but that means he's spending more time on his businesses. And one of them is his own restaurant Tracks and Records. He's launching the first one outside of Jamaica in London - expect lots of Jamaican food on the menu (and a lot of rum too).
A-lister and all round London geezer Idris Elba heads up a team opening London's soon-to-be hottest new bar at The Waldorf Hilton. The Aldwych bar promises tropical cocktails and a raft of enticements for a VIP crowd.