My posh restaurant, where I take the band when they've finished an album, is a fantastic Mauritian place called Chez Liline, 101 Stroud Green Rd, London N4 (071-263 6550). It's French cuisine with an edge, the fish is always wicked, the wine list is good, it's a real night out.
I like high tea in Liberty, Regent Street, W1 (071-734 1234) - that's where I do all my business, chatting round the back, scones, the works.
For clubs I have to big up my own club, That's How It Is, at Bar Rhumba, Shaftesbury Ave, W1 (071-287 2715). It's got the feel of my old Talkin' Loud at Dingwalls - contrary to what people think about acid jazz, there's no uniform, it's a real scene made up of all sorts.
The other club of the moment is Megatripolis, Thursdays, Villiers St, WC1 (071- 839 3852). It's so mad there you could bring your mum and dad. It's a different approach to clubbing, like an indoor city with all these stalls and the alternative indie attitude, the weird hippy shit. It reminds me of Glastonbury.
At the end of a night I'll go to Ronnie Scott's Frith St W1 (071-439 0747) - it only costs pounds 30 a year and pounds 3 entry, and where else can you hear the latest jazz, stand at the back, sneak a spliff and a pint of lager . . ? Afterwards it's a bit of the old Bar Italia, Frith St W1 (071-437 4520), then home to Finsbury Park and the Arsenal video.
Gilles Peterson runs Talkin' Loud Records
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