Adding another notch to his London portfolio, David Collins has designed the exquisite Massimo restaurant within the grand 5 star Corinthia Hotel London in Whitehall Place. Serving a Mediterranean seafood a la carte menu with fresh pastas and premium ingredients as well as an 18 seat private dining room with its own kitchen. Reviews have been mixed, The Independent claiming it to the 'The Perfect Restaurant', heaping praise on this "vast, elegant, Deco-ish brasserie... with its own lost tribe of interesting, arty-looking customers" while The Telegraph reviewer Matthew Norman welcomed "the cheering possibility that no restaurant visited in 2012 will demand to be forgotten as swiftly and completely as this one". Ouch. However, his fellow Telegraph writer Zoe Williams found the dining room "magnificent, with great globular chandeliers that beam with luxuriousness.