For over a century, The Ritz London has been the benchmark by which other hotels are measured. Perfectly located in a landmark position in the heart of Piccadilly, the iconic hotel has long been the choice for Royalty, celebrities and and countless other discerning guests.
The 136 beautiful bedrooms and suites feature fully restored Louis XVI style interiors and most rooms overlook the stunning Royal Green Park or world famous Piccadilly. Whichever room you choose, you'll experience the best in luxury accommodation and service.
The magnificent Ritz Restaurant is often described as the most beautiful dining room in the world and leaves an indelible impression on all who dine there. The finest of British ingredients are cooked using Escoffier-inspired classical recipes.
Afternoon Tea at The Ritz is a quintessential British experience; a rare and wonderful tradition that has stood the test of time.
In 2002, The Ritz London was awarded a Royal Warrant by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales for Banqueting and Catering Services, becoming the only hotel in the world to receive such an honour.
The hotel has six stunning private dining rooms, five of which are located in the William Kent House, the stunning Grade II listed townhouse adjoined to the hotel. The exquisite collections of lavishly decorated event rooms retain their original Italian Renaissance style décor.
Attention to detail and personal service are elevated to a fine art so that guests may always be assured of a magical and memorable experience.
A warm welcome from the team of the Rising Sun.
We are a traditional bar and restaurant located right on the edge of one of the most exclusive areas of London yet less than a ten minute walk from Victoria and Sloane Square underground stations. Despite the upmarket location we have managed to strike a happy balance between catering for the businesses in the area and becoming the 'local' for residents in the Victoria/Pimlico/Belgravia area.
It has been said that from the outside this Young's pub looks like a 1960s suburban family house. However, keeping in tune with the area we have an appropriately tasteful interior, subtle lighting, stained floorboards and Victorian prints on the wall.
Our evenings can often be quite lively on a Thursday or Friday night, with the mixture of customers making the pub, we think, one of the better venues in the area. Why don't you come over and find out for yourself?
Our Function room is FREE to hire and is perfectly suited as a venue for that birthday parties, works gatherings, christenings and social functions.
If you are a smaller group we can reserve areas / tables in the main bar or the function room.
Originally opened in 1927, the Rex Whistler Restaurant was described as ‘The Most Amusing Room in Europe’, owing to its specially commissioned mural, The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats. It has been the site of political and social intrigue over the decades, as well as gaining a reputation for having one of the capital’s finest wine cellars.
The Fox and Hounds is a cosy and inviting 19th century pub tucked away behind Sloane Square and the Kings Road.
Built in 1860 as a working mans pub for the staff of the Grosvenor estate, the pub originally operated as ales only. It was in-fact the last London Pub to operate as such until in 1996, a spirit license was at long last acquired.
You'll find plenty of fox themed memorabilia on the walls and three big hounds even live upstairs! The pub is also close to Chelsea Royal Hospital, so expect to see the traditional Chelsea pensioner propping up the bar and doing a crossword during the day!
The Fox has the widest possible clientele and it is not at all odd to see the odd celebrity having a well deserved pint after a show at the Royal Court Theatre.
Customers can enjoy fine cask ales, distinctive international lagers and a good selection of wines.
The pub is dog friendly so feel free to bring your four legged family members along too!
The Bar on Lillington Gardens estate in Pimlico offers an intimate space to meet and enjoy competitively priced drinks or watch live premier league football on the big screen at the weekends.
Planning a party, quiz night, christening, leaving do, office partyor other event? Let the team at Lillington Gardens take care of your event.
Contact: 07484 505122 for hall hire charges.
CASK was founded in 2009 with the intention of bringing together some of the best breweries from the UK and beyond. As CASK has evolved over time, the focus has remained on sourcing high quality beer while providing a comfortable and inviting atmosphere.
Perfectly located … outstanding personal service". With these words The Grand Rapid Press summed up the most obvious of the Rubens' charms, but these words of hard-won praise encompass a whole lot of human endeavour. We can't take too much credit for the location (apart from choosing it) but the outstanding personal service reflects unflagging hard work by every member of our staff, in pursuit of the Red Carnation watchwords: "no request is too large, no detail too small". Our aim is to make every guest's stay totally enjoyable and absolutely trouble free, if possible resolving any difficulties before they even arise.
In a country that values understatement, St. James' Court is an English classic typifying the concealed charm of one of Britain's finest hotels. The custom of St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel is the distinctive choice for more than service with a smile. With a distinguished pedigree shaped over more than a century, this discreet Victorian masterpiece with its famous Shakespearean Courtyard is perfectly placed between Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament in a historic enclave marking the centre of power. Crisp and elegant, with an easy charm that’s reserved, yet attentive, we strive to make each visit more pleasurable and memorable. Exceeding the expectations of today’s discerning traveller, St. James' Court is a slice of the past served up on a contemporary platter.
Set just steps from St James’s Park, Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament, Conrad London St. James boasts a prestigious, historic façade and a classic, contemporary interior, which showcases stunning art and locally inspired design. The ideal location connects guests to iconic London landmarks spanning Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey, and provides easy access to the City and major conference centers.
Conrad London St. James’s intuitive and personal service culture appeals to both today’s smart luxury traveler and local clientele who come to dine or hold meetings in the inspiring setting.
Experience a world of style in a modern room or suite, featuring a bathtub, a walk-in shower and contemporary in-room technology. Enjoy an innovative take on traditional English food in The Blue Boar restaurant, before sampling a local ale in the Blue Boar bar. Savor a quintessential English afternoon tea in Emmeline’s. Energize with the latest equipment in the 24-hour Fitness Center.
With over 7000 sq. ft. flexible meeting space, state-of-the-art audiovisual technology and creative food, this Westminster hotel is ideal for business events, conferences and weddings.
THE HISTORY OF CONRAD LONDON ST. JAMES
The hotel’s distinguished exterior compliments a beautifully renovated interior within the historic Queen Anne's Chambers. Built at the turn of the 20th Century, Queen Anne's Chambers was a collection of chambers available for rent for those who needed be near the seat of power. It was the war-time location for lobbyists and civil servants whose industries were to be seriously impacted by the onset of war and goods rationing. In later years, the Treasury Solicitor was based at Queen Anne's Chambers.
The official Facebook page for The Lanesborough. A five star luxury hotel in Knightsbridge, London, our Regency-style residency offers country house elegance in a vibrant city centre location, just across from Hyde Park.
With one of the most beautiful dining spaces Céleste Restaurant. Enjoy cocktails in The Library Bar, Cigars and Cognacs in The Garden Room and Afternoon Tea in the Withdrawing Room.
A masterpiece hotel, The Lanesborough is part of the Oetker Collection.
Elegant one bedroom apartment, for up to four guests, situated in London’s exclusive Mayfair, close to Hyde Park and Green Park.
Offering a fantastic location in the capital’s most luxurious central neighbourhood, the apartment ensures a memorable city stay. The residence boasts a fresh and modern interior that blends wooden floors with white walls, plenty of natural light and stylish furnishings. Relax and unwind in the peaceful living area, which comes equipped with a double sofa-bed and armchair, pleasant wall hangings, a coffee table, flatscreen TV and a dining table. The kitchen supplies all the essentials for preparing tasty home cooked meals, including an oven, microwave, hob, fridge, freezer and a dishwasher. A washing machine, dryer and an iron are also available. The bedroom encourages a good night’s sleep, housing a double bed and storage cupboards. Finally, the bathroom contains a washbasin, toilet, bathtub and shower. For a taste of sophisticated London living, look no further than this wonderful holiday home.
A luxury hotel with 5 star service situated in a residential street off Piccadilly a few steps from Green Park in the heart of fashionable Mayfair. Converted from 6 Georgian townhouses the hotel has undergone a multimillion pound refurbishment. The breathtaking interiors are an eclectic mix of contemporary style and Georgian elegance with an intimacy that belies the 129 rooms, suites and luxury apartments. Flemings is a culinary destination with excellent service and relaxed ambience.
Dorchester Collection’s latest hotel 45 Park Lane in exclusive Mayfair, London opened in September 2011 with Wolfgang Puck’s first venture in Europe, CUT at 45 Park Lane. Throughout the hotel, luxurious and contemporary interiors by New York based designer, Thierry Despont, provide a club-like feel. The chic hotel will offers London’s in-crowd and the most seasoned of jetsetters a smart but discreet hotel from which to enjoy London. Each of the spacious 45 rooms and suites offer views of Hyde Park, as does a spectacular Penthouse Suite featuring a spacious balcony with panoramic views over Hyde Park and Mayfair. A striking central staircase leads to the first floor featuring Bar 45, a library and a private media room.
The Cavendish Hotel London is perfectly located in central London for those seeking the thrill of London’s theatres, world class shopping or maybe just to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
This modern, stylish Piccadilly building has remained at the forefront of London hotels for the past few centuries. In the Edwardian era The Cavendish London was run by Rosa Lewis, the infamous “Duchess of Duke St.”
Famous throughout London Society for her hospitality and cooking, The Cavendish Hotel London continues this tradition today - the attentive staff, variety of facilities and the meticulous care in all the services offered will ensure your central London hotel stay is as enjoyable as possible.
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Experience the exceptional services you desire and the benefits of exclusive luxury accommodation in London. Breakfast leisurely in The Terrace while viewing the gardens and unwind with cocktails at The Club Lounge. You can relax in the comfort and security of your own private apartment.
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Brown's Hotel is a 5-star hotel in London, United Kingdom. Opened in 1837, it is one of London's most established hotels, celebrating its 175th anniversary in 2012. Brown's has been owned by Rocco Forte Hotels since 3 July 2003 and is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.HistoryBrown's Hotel was founded in 1837, by James and Sarah Brown.Historian John Lothrop Motley stayed at the hotel in 1874, as shown in a letter he wrote on the 17th of June of that year, to Dutch historian Groen van Prinsterer. Celebrated Victorian writers Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, JM Barrie and Bram Stoker were also all regular visitors. The hotel has also hosted Alexander Graham Bell (who made the first phone call in Europe from the hotel), Theodore Roosevelt, Napoleon III, Empress Eugenie, Elizabeth, Queen of the Belgians, Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia, George II, King of the Hellenes, Cecil Rhodes, Rudyard Kipling and Agatha Christie. While Brown's has been described as the inspiration hotel for Christie's At Bertram's Hotel, the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography says Christie's model was a different Mayfair hotel, Fleming's.
True to its original glamorous spirit, Café Royal has reopened as a luxury 5 star hotel in the heart of central London. With elegant Mayfair to the west and creative Soho to the east, Café Royal hotel is perfectly positioned within walking distance of London’s finest shopping streets, tourist attractions and theatreland.
Paying homage to the history of the building, grand historic areas have been sensitively restored and a selection of restaurants, bars and events spaces are a tribute to the rich heritage of excellent hospitality and dining. In its reincarnation this iconic London landmark now features 159 contemporary bedrooms and luxurious suites (including six historic suites).
Continuing its celebrated legacy, Café Royal offers a selection of restaurants and bars for guests to enjoy. At the heart of the hotel, the Ten Room offers British informal all-day dining while The Bar is the perfect place to relax and unwind with a cocktail. Restored to revive the ornate Louis XVI décor and detailing, the iconic Grill Room (originally established in 1865), is now the place to enjoy Champagne, cocktails and a light menu of British dishes. Reservations are recommended and to recapture the spirit of the room we ask that guests dress to be celebrative and sophisticated. The Café, on Regent Street, revives the European tradition of café culture.
To complete the full experience, other new facilities include the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre (opening mid- 2013). Spanning over 1,200sqm, this urban retreat features a state-of-the-art gym, a spa, yoga and Pilates studios, a large pool and organic bar.
At the beating heart of London’s Mayfair Village, surrounded by the chic shops, restaurants and galleries of Mount Street, The Connaught redefines the British luxury experience. An expertly-judged blend of old and new, The Connaught is the insider’s choice for staying in London, where service is highly personalised and with a genuine warmth of character. Magnificent rooms and suites demonstrate the best of both traditional and contemporary design, with beautiful, thoughtful, spacious interiors. Observing the passions of the modern luxury traveller, The Connaught is home to two Michelin-starred dining from Hélène Darroze, as well as culinary delights to be discovered all day in the conservatory overlooking Carlos Place. Tucked away are the Sommelier’s Table, a rare gastronomic experience for wine lovers and foodies, and the Champagne Room, where you can taste
champagne like never before. At the end of the day, the comfortable Coburg Bar beckons, or perhaps an expertly-made cocktail in the shimmering beauty of the Connaught Bar. To unwind, London’s only Aman Spa is a relaxing retreat after the bustle of London. The Connaught’s irresistible charm keeps guests wishing they could stay for ever.
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About the Researcher. Leigh Smith Leigh first arrived in London in July 1963 having attended Cardiff College of Food Technology and Commerce for three years He joined Strand Hotels ltd as a Management Trainee and spent time in various departments of J Lyons Corner Houses . He first joined the Regent Palace Hotel 1964 as a Restaurant Supervisor in the Grill and Carvery . His career with Strand Hotels took him to The Cumberland, Strand Palace, and Park Court Hotel before he returned to the Regent Palace Hotel in 1972-4 and again in 1976-79 mainly in Front of House Operations. Trust Houses Forte *** took over all of Strand Hotels in Jan 1977. After two years at the Strand Palace Hotel as Deputy Managerhe was appointed General Manager at the Kensington Close Hotel and thereafter as Administration Director for Trusthouse Forte London and International Division at Slough Head Office He returned to the Regent Palace as General Manager 1990-91 and finally as Managing Director of the hotel in 2003 until the hotel closed in 2006.