Rita Ora celebrated her 30th birthday with a lavish dinner party at a restaurant in Notting Hill last weekend.

The singer invited a group of her famous pals to toast her special day at Casa Cruz in West London.

Photos have emerged of Rita and her friends leaving the eatery after a night of drinking and no doubt enjoying some good food.

According to reports, the songstress offered to pay a voluntary £10,000 fine after she spoke to police about the bash.

Daily Star Online has contacted reps of Rita for comment.

In one snap, Rita is seen climbing into her waiting car wearing a black face mask.

The Hot Right Now hitmaker is wearing a fur trimmed winter coat and her her hair has been styled into bouncy curls.

Rita appears to be dressed in a white crop top and matching trousers, and was carrying several bags as she headed home.

At around the same time, Rita's famous pals were also seen emerging from the restaurant – including sisters Poppy and Cara Delevingne, and former Towie star Vas Morgan.

Rita’s sister Elena was clutching several bottles of booze, as was Vas, as they left via the back door of the eatery.

Another woman, dressed in a beige fur coat, was also carrying a couple of bottles of alcohol – so perhaps the group didn't manage to finish it all at the dinner and were keen to take some home.

Rita shared a grovelling apology to fans after she came under fire on social media for hosting the star-studded event.

In a statement Rita said: "Hello all, I attended a small gathering with some friends to celebrate my 30th birthday.

"It was a spur of the moment decision made with the misguided view that we were coming out of lockdown and this would be OK…

"I'm deeply sorry for breaking the rules and in turn understand that this puts people at risk.

"This was a serious and inexcusable error of judgement. Given the restrictions, I realise how irresponsible these actions were and I take full responsibility.

"I feel particularly embarrassed knowing first-hand how hard people have worked to combat this terrible illness and being fully aware of the sacrifices that people and businesses have made to help keep us all safe.

"Even though this won't make it right, I want to sincerely apologise," she added.

Rita was reportedly partying "until the early hours", with photographs showing police officers outside the establishment and trying to open a metal door.

The Met Police confirmed: "Police were called at 21:10hrs on Saturday, 28 November to reports of a potential breach of Covid regulations at a commercial premises in Clarendon Road, W11.

"Officers attended and carried out enquiries at the scene but found no indication of any offence being committed at the time.

"Officers continue to assess the allegations and are liaising with the local authority regarding a potential breach of regulations at the premises. Enquiries continue."

At the time of the party, as per government guidelines, people must "not meet socially indoors with family or friends unless they are part of your household, meaning the people you live with, or your support bubble".

On top of that, restaurants have been closed apart from for takeaway meals, with those breaking the rules facing possible fines.

Rita turned 30 last Thursday on November 26.

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