Lucky Cat, inspired by the drinking dens of 1930s Tokyo and the Far East, feature a late-night lounge and its name takes its inspiration from Asian culture where the ‘lucky’ cat is a talisman believe to bring good fortune - with interiors by design studio AfroditiKrassa, also responsible for the design of Dishoom. The restaurant, described as a “vibrant Asian eating house and late-night lounge”, incorporates a raw bar serving sushi and sashimi and several chef's table - overseen by Ben Orpwood having previously been at Sexy Fish and Zuma. The menu focuses on Asian small plates and robata grilled dishes designed to be shared.
Seared otoro with house soy, wakame oil and baby kale; Orkney scallop with yuzo and sweetcorn hot sauce, wasabi leaf and finger lime and a seasonal take on chawanmushi, a savoury custard steamed and finished with flavours such as truffle, mushrooms or caviar.
The Geisha, a mixture of vodka, sake syrup, yuzu and egg white with a portrait of a Geisha on top; and the lucky negroni, served over hand-carved ice with the mix of gins, vermouths and bitters determined by the rolling of three dice.