Even with its cool new offerings, the city shows no sign of losing its authenticity
Renowned as the birthplace of jazz and distinctive Caribbean-meets-the-South style, New Orleans has never needed trendy hot spots to attract travellers. If anything, the trendy spots needed New Orleans. Yes, there are hip hotels and artisanal coffee shops, but there are also stalwart jazz clubs, graveyard tours and dingy dive b
With nine restaurants, a hotel, spa, gym and a members’ club all housed in one monumental heritage building, The Ned is London’s new place to see and be seen
A luxurious new venue
What happens when you combine an iconic heritage building with the hospitality nous and design brilliance of Nick Jones, the man who founded Soho House? A luxurious new venue that houses nine restaurants, six private events spaces, a spa, a gym, a members’ club and 249 hotel rooms. And did we mention that it’s located slap bang in the middle of London’s most prestigious business district? Welcome to The Ned.
A careful renovation
It all began in 2012, when Jones first toured the then-mothballed Midland Bank building, originally created by legendary architect Sir Edwin ‘Ned’ Lutyens in 1924.