he grand, if a little belated, opening party for real estate tycoon Gerald Ronson’s Heron Tower restaurant Sushi Samba last night.
An eclectic mix of City and fashion guests mingled on the 38th and 39th floors of the Heron building, sampling the restaurant’s Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian dishes, as well as food drafted in from sister venue Duck & Waffle on the 40th floor.
Heron International chief executive Gerald Ronson was there along with Sushi Samba founder Shimon Bokovza.
But it was really a family affair, with the whole Ronson clan (daughters and grandchildren) in attendance. Gerald’s nephew Mark even took over entertainment duties from Pixie Geldof’s band Violet, with a late-night DJ set.
Perhaps it was DJ Ronson who lured the fashion crowd – designer Matthew Williamson and actress Jaime Winstone, both of whom The Capitalist spotted looking far too cool for school.