When it comes to secret soirées and exclusive hang-outs, no-one knows better than fashion’s international man of mystery himself: Mr Ted Baker. Not only a sartorial visionary, he’s been credited as an expert in London’s finest discreet hang-outs. Having successfully remained an enigma for nearly 20 years, you can trust he won’t blow your cover.
It doesn’t get more discreet than going underground, so you can be sure no-one will find you in 1940s-themed CAHOOTS within Kingly Court’s disused tube station. Board the revamped carriage and you will discover an all-swinging, all-dancing Blitz-era bar with live entertainment, piano sing-a-longs and DJs. Inspired by true events from post-war Britain, one can guarantee a nostalgic experience on-board. Just be sure to mind the gap, it’s only a little venue..
Break down the fourth wall with SECRET CINEMA, which casts you in the leading role! This immersive experience transports you to worlds depicted on the silver screen, without having to leave Zone 4. Past ‘screenings’ have included Star Wars, 28 Days Later and Dirty Dancing and future events can be discovered online. Book your tickets, dress the part and a fellow cast member will escort you to your set from the nearest tube station.
Chicago meets Chelsea at BARTS London. This Sloane Avenue speakeasy harks back to the Prohibition era through its rustic décor, irreverent concoctions and, of course, its concealed location. Tucked behind some seemingly ordinary-looking apartment blocks, Ted is often known to swing by to visit the notorious proprietor and fellow man of mystery Uncle Barts.
A Door In A Wall
Fancy yourself as a real-life Poirot? Put your sleuthing to the test at one of the many interactive games put on by A DOOR IN A WALL. Select your preferred plot online and keep your eyes peeled as clues are hidden around London’s streets and venues. The puzzles will not only sharpen your mind, but the experience will also broaden your knowledge of the city as you explore new corners of the capital.