Reception can book you into any of the other outposts within Gordon Ramsay’s culinary empire. Market, just down the road at 43 Parkway, is garnering a trophy-cabinet of awards for its seasonal and honest cooking (+44 (0)20 7267 9700). Gilgamesh delivers pan-Asian goodies (dim sum, tempura, sushi, curries and co.) in glitzy surrounds – you can WAG-spot as you dine. Finish off with a cocktail or three, as the restaurant is a short stumble away on Chalk Farm Road (+44 (0)20 7267 5168).
Art gallery by day, music venue by night, Proud’s building used to be a horse hospital. It’s a great place for cocktails, conversation and dancing, and it’s not far from the hotel, at Chalk Farm Road (+44 (0)20 7482 3867). Join the Camden cool kids at the Hawley Arms, at 2 Castlehaven Road (+44 (0)20 7428 5979) – look out for Amy Winehouse’s beehive. The Engineer, on a quiet corner in Primrose Hill, is a casual pub serving breakfast, lunch and dinner – don’t miss the American-style pancakes with honeycomb butter. Part of a dying breed of privately owned London pubs, the leafy, walled garden is perfect for a pint, or alfresco dining in warmer months (+44 (0)20 7722 0950).