Inventive dishes and amiable service have solidified the ‘Lucky Man’ as a favourite among locals and expats. Sauces pairing chocolate and cheese are drizzled over chicken, while strawberry and balsamic vinegar lend piquancy to meaty dishes, and there is a pleasing range for vegetarians.

The nods to vintage style in its floral decor gives it a calming feel, and downstairs tables enjoy the best views.