Steaks in the City

City-based carnivores can now sink their fangs into some of the finest dry-aged beef in town. Mayfair’s acclaimed steakhouse Goodman has opened a second outpost on the Square Mile. Tuck into corn-fed Angus from Nebraska, plus homegrown cuts from Devon and Scotland, served how you like it: New York strip, Porterhouse, T-bone or rib eye. Wash it all down with a glass of wine from the broadest collection of American reds in England. 11 Old Jewry, EC2. T: 020-7600 8220.

CANALETTO & CANELONE To celebrate its exhibition, “Venice: Canaletto and His Rivals,” The National Gallery is offering a special Venetian set menu at the National Dining Rooms. From 13 Oct a guest chef will create an authentic feast, featuring local dishes and Italian wines. Trafalgar Square, WC2. T: 020-7747 2525

BUENA VISTA Perched on the roof of The Trafalgar Hotel, Vista offers jaw-dropping views across Trafalgar Square and is the perfect backdrop for champagne, cocktails, and glorious sunsets. 2 Spring Gardens, SW1. T: 020-7870 2900

SINGLE MALT Plateau restaurant has teamed up with Johnnie Walker Blue Label to offer an intriguing whisky-pairing menu. Each course, such as a terrine of ham or bitter Valrhona chocolate tart, is paired with a single malt. Fourth Floor, Canada Place, Canada Square, Canary Wharf, E14. T: 020-7715 7100

HAVANA GOOD TIME Throughout October, The Wine Shop at Harrods is delving into the fascinating world of rum, showcasing the diversity and intriguing history of this seductive Cuban spirit. To kick-start Chocolate Week (October 12), gourmet chocolatier Godiva will be hosting a decadent rum and chocolate pairing experience. 87-135 Brompton Road, SW3. T: 020-7730 1234

PARADISE FOUND Bohemian gastropub, Paradise By Way Of Kensal Green, now has a private karaoke lounge to complement its funky front bar and chandelier-strewn dining room. 19 Kilburn Lane, W10. T: 020-8969 0098