What: Elegant but cozy snug of a drinking den at the revamped Connaught hotel.
The look: Roaring fire and gray wood paneling offset by a geometric-patterned carpet and plush furnishings courtesy of Parisian designer India Mahdavi.
Who goes: Suits and their wives early; cooler Waspy types later.
Sound track: Smooth dinner jazz.
What to wear: Suit or cashmere and cardi; pearls (this is Mayfair).
What to drink: One of 12 vodka flavors, 12 types of gin, or over 50 single malts.
Door policy: If you don't look as if you can afford it, don't try it.