Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes (of Chiltern Firehouse fame) has teamed up with James Brown (from the Hostem fashion brand) to create Mãos – an intimate supperclub-style restaurant within the Blue Mountain School (Hostem’s unique interdisciplinary space in Shoreditch). Sixteen guests are invited to dine around a communal table, while the kitchen serves up a startlingly inventive, no-choice tasting menu – it’s like a high-end dinner party, but with a £150 price tag per head (before drinks). 'The only time you get up is to go to the toilet', notes head chef Edoardo Pellicano. Progressive Portuguese and Japanese culinary flavours collide and there’s a lot of ‘umami’ in dishes such as beef-fat aged lobster with gooseberry umeboshi and semi-dried tomatoes or fermented sweet potato flatbread with XO and lobster claw. Also look out for the ‘inoculated’ Wagyu skirt and the roasted cherry-stone ice cream with blackberries. Drinks include kombucha as well as wine.