The May Fair Hotel has launched a new season of its monthly Film Club, where for £25 per person, guests can enjoy a late Sunday lunch followed by a popular movie in its 201-seater onsite screening room. The new season begins on 23 January with Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, while Leon, Casino, A Clockwork Orange and Kick Ass also appear on the schedule for 2011.
Metropolitan Restaurant’s Getti on Marylebone Lane has launched a monthly live music evening in its basement, 70-cover vaulted dining area. Featuring musicians such as Nicola Emmanuelle and Anthony Strong, Getti’s live music evenings occur on the final Friday of each month, for a £10 entry fee. The restaurant has also launched a new menu of Dolcetti, or small desserts, featuring dishes such as Panna Cotta Ai Fruitti Di Bosco and Crème Caramel for just £2.50 each.
Happy New Year
Vietnamese restaurant chain Pho is celebrating Tet, the Vietnamese New Year, on 3 February with a daily prize giveaway in which one winner will receive 10 million Dong (£320). Those consumers submitting their details on Pho’s website will be in with a chance of winning one of nine red envelopes, the contents of which are believed to be lucky in Vietnam.
Sevendials Restaurant in Brighton has undergone a rebranding and refurbishment to bring it in line with owner Sam Metcalfe’s second Sussex venue Sam’s of Brighton in Kemp Town. Now named Sam’s of Sevendials, the restaurant will serve a seasonal menu of British fare, and as part of the relaunch, will offer a 2-for-1 Main Course offer until 11 February.