Former Lehman Brothers director Raxa Mehta is launching a music venue and restaurant in Islington, MCA understands.

The London Jukebox, which she has previously operated as a world music promoter, will launch on 206 Upper Street, on the former Sen Nin Japanese restaurant.

The venue will be a restaurant by day and live music venue by night, with the world music reflected in the food and drink.

The London Jukebox will serve international cocktails and sharing platter, starting with cuisine from around India.

Over time is the menu will be expanded to include sharing platters from around the world.