10 of London’s Best Priceless Gourmet Experiences

Mastercard’s Priceless Cities series grants Mastercard holders exclusive access to unforgettable experiences in the cities we live, work and travel in. So why not break free of your usual routine for a night and enjoy a Priceless moment? The Resident picks out 10 of the best Priceless gourmet experiences available in London this autumn-winter

Lead image: Palatino

1 VIP NYE at Coppa Club
Cosy up with friends in one of Coppa Club’s cosy, coveted igloos on the terrace near the Tower of London this New Year’s Eve. Enjoy a delicious four-course dinner each and two bottles of prosecco per group package. You’ll have the best seats in the house, with views of Tower Bridge, The Shard and the London Eye. Igloos for £150 per person. Each igloo VIP package sits 6-8 people and is available from 7pm on 31 December until 2am on 1 January 2019. Tickets will be released in early November.
Register here: priceless.com  

2 Gaming with Friends at Inamo 
Gather your gaming crew for a dining experience with a difference at Inamo in Soho. Start with a prosecco welcome reception in the games room, which has double wall projections spanning more than 150 inches. Then, take part in a masterclass of your choice, making either sushi or cocktails, before tucking into dinner with wine. Spend the rest of the evening playing some of the 150 games Inamo offers on various consoles, from PS4 to Atari Gold. From £250 per group. Available from 1 October-11 January 2019.
Book here: priceless.com

3 Meet Brian McFadden at Boisdale
Settle into the best seats in the house to see Brian McFadden perform songs from his new album, Soul Jam, at Boisdale in Canary Wharf, accompanied by a full nine-piece band. You’ll also enjoy a lavish, three-course meal before heading to a Premier Cru champagne reception to meet the star of the show. £150 per person. Available from 6 November through to 9 November 2018.
Book here: priceless.com  

4 Afternoon Tea with a Twist at Mews of Mayfair
Give your afternoon tea a twist at Mews of Mayfair with tea-infused champagne served from generous glass teapots in the stylish cocktail bar. Pair your champagne tea with sweet fig, goats cheese and prosciutto crostini, buttery scones, brownies, mint meringues, and other delicious treats. You’ll also get to take home a goodie bag stocked with homemade petit fours and a small bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne. £60 per person. Available from 1 October until 28 February 2019 (excluding the month of December).
Book here: priceless.com  

5 Oyster Masterclass at Wiltons
Shuck and sip your way through a private oyster masterclass at Wilton’s in St James’s with up to five of your favourite oyster aficionados. Learn from a world championship-winning shucker while indulging in some of the finest specimens from the British Isles, paired with a glass of champagne and two glasses of white wine. £85 per person. Available from 1 October until 31 January 2019 (excluding December).
Book here: priceless.com  

6 Sushi Masterclass at Miyako
Learn the Japanese art of sushi rolling during this hands-on masterclass at Miyako restaurant at Andaz London on Liverpool Street. After a welcome drinks reception and the chance to taste hot, cold and sparkling varieties of sake, Head Chef Kosei Sakamoto will guide you through everything from rice-cooking techniques to equipment and selecting the right fish. Then, you’ll make three different types of sushi rolls of your very own. £89 per person. Available on 17 November, 15 December, 19 January 2019 and 16 February 2019.
Book here: priceless.com 

7 Plant-Based Dinner at Essence Cuisine
Essence Cuisine Head Chef Matthew Kenney is one of the world’s leading plant-based chefs. As well as feasting on a three-course, plant-based dinner free from dairy, gluten and refined sugar at the Shoreditch restaurant, you’ll also sip on two glasses of vegan, biodynamic wine and take home one dish from Essence Express, the restaurant’s grab-and-go extension. £45 per person. Available from 1 October-11 January 2019.
Book here: priceless.com 

8 Indian Spices Masterclass at Chokhi Dhani
Join chef Vishnu Natarajan for an interactive masterclass in Indian spices at Chokhi Dhani, an award-winning restaurant on Nine Elms. Sip a cocktail as you explore the venue, which boasts an extensive collection of Indian art, before Natarajan guides you through a 30-minute flash cooking session with an overview of spices from Rajasthan. Afterward, enjoy a gourmet lunch. £60 per person. Available on Sundays only from 1 October-11 January 2019.
Book here: priceless.com  

9 Crab Masterclass at CLAW
Learn how to cook crabs like a pro with a 90-minute culinary masterclass at CLAW Carnaby. Pick your crab out of the water and get expert instruction on how best to crack the shell to extract every bit of crabmeat. Watch as CLAW’s chefs handle crabmeat and learn how to make some of the restaurant’s signature dishes – before devouring them! £45 per person. Available from 1 October-11 January 2019.
Book here: priceless.com 

10 Authentic Italian Experience at Palatino
Bond over Palatino’s genuine Italian dishes with complimentary wines and cocktails at Stevie Parle’s Palatino in Clerkenwell. With recipes gathered over years and inspired by the culinary masters in Rome, this will be as authentic an Italian experience as you will find outside the country itself. From £35 per person. Available on 27 November only.  
Book here: priceless.com