Float on top of an arty-industrial hotel in the centre of vibrant Shoreditch with a visit to The Curtain. This effortlessly cool space boasts spectacular views of the city from its Mediterranean-style rooftop. With a retractable glass roof, it can be used both in cooler weather and opened up in warmer seasons. Take a dip in its heated, Moroccan-inspired pool, which is surrounded by glass for uninterrupted views over London’s financial hub. While on the roof, dine on fresh, seasonal dishes throughout the day from the LIDO brasserie. For a little more pampering, head down to The Curtain’s underground spa for a rejuvenating massage or an Imarni Nails manicure. Men’s Society specialises in male grooming with haircuts, facials and hot towel shaves.
As well as an al-fresco dinner, try cuisine from the American South at Red Rooster Shoreditch, where chef Marcus Samuelsson creates traditional soul food inspired by the streets of Harlem. After eating, the plush Green Room is just the place to sink back onto curved velvet sofas and sample some East-London inspired cocktails.
When it’s time for bed, put your feet up in rooms with an urban-chic New York vibe created by mixing exposed brickwork and hardwood floors with lavish marble baths, large windows and king-sized beds. If you want to live like a rock star, treat yourself to a night in the Curtain Suite. As well as a deluxe bedroom with freestanding tub, kitchen and two marble bathrooms, you’ll also have the use of a Porsche Boxster for the duration of your stay.