Everyone's a VIP at the VIP Lounge

Climb the stairs to the VIP Lounge in Mermaid Quay and you enter a world of almost sinful luxury. Velvet drapes in deepest red and dark lacquered wood set the sumptuous scene for this stunning champagne bar/piano lounge.

The interior features five 7-foot chandeliers, a 28-foot long ice bar, a 45 Swarovski crystal chesterfield and a grand piano, plus lots of little touches that just keep the wow factor going.

It may look and feel like a members club, with service to match, but in fact all are welcome - as owner Margaret Studt puts it "everyone who comes through the door is a very important person to us."

With an extensive range of Champagnes from the £800-a-bottle "Ace of Spades" Armand de Brignac to the lovely, but more modestly price house champers at around £45 a bottle, VIP Lounge also offers a full bar with top of the range spirits, an extensive wine list and a full range of cocktails.

Open from 7:30pm till 3am Friday and Saturday, VIP Lounge is perfect for every occasion from intimate tête-à-têtes to show off parties. It is also available for meetings and private functions of up to 100 people including cocktail master classes.