The Hospital Club Rooms
Formerly the site of St Paul’s hospital, there is now nothing clinical about this place. Super cool but without a hint of pretension, the vibe is intimate and relaxed, and the staff are incredibly friendly.
24 Endell Street
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- 020 7170 9100
Think American Hustle on African safari. Curved velvet sofas and vintage Roberts radios evoke more than a hint of the 70s, but are complemented by an exotic colour scheme and dark wooden fixtures. The bathrooms have freestanding tubs and come stocked with R.E.N. products, while the cosy rooms feature a host of charming extras. We especially appreciated the ready-made cocktails (labelled as ‘creative juices’) the insider guides to London and the piles of books selected by celebrated artists. Open your wardrobe for an alternative erotic mini bar; a paddle will set you back £150, in case you were wondering. Rooms from £215.
‘Mind-fuelling’ healthy breakfasts such as Greek yoghurt with blueberries and a good selection of juices.
Lunch and Dinner?
The club’s approach to dining is relaxed and refreshing; we were told there was no need to book and that we should wander down when we got hungry. The menu showcases small plates, salads and deli choices as well as main dishes and a grill section. We fell for the hanger steak with béarnaise sauce and a side of sweet potato chips.
Is there a Bar?
Every twist and turn of The Hospital Club seems to reveal a different bar or lounge. The martini bar features a balcony with views over the London skyline, the second floor bar is a favourite amongst members and offers an all-day menu, while the Bellini bar is the most intimate option.
Hospital Rooms guests automatically enjoy members’ privileges such as live music, comedy shows and cabaret in the Oak Room. There is also a screening room and a working TV studio in the basement.
Need to know
The Hospital Club is a private members’ club for the creative industries. The 15 guestrooms are open to non-members but if you want to come and use the facilities without staying the night then you will have to ring ahead or arrive with a member.
Within a short walk
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