Reclining with an air of nonchalance and a glass of Möet is always a lovely way to start the afternoon. Better still: an air of nonchalance, a glass of Möet and an edible rendition of The 12 Days of Christmas carol. Yes. An edible rendition. Sipping and supping in the warmth of the Wellington Room at Park Lane’s Intercontinental hotel, Jodie Jones enjoyed the most British of traditions with the most festive of afternoon teas.
From the ornate splendour of its golden sandstone exterior, to the arresting views across the Thames from the roof terrace of the Royal Penthouse; Corinthia have not only succeeded in returning this once iconic building to its former glory, but in surpassing it, crafting a Grand Hotel truly fit for the 21st Century.
Sometimes, it is easy to forget that London stretches out further than the bubble of the city centre. As the definitive guide to all the finest destinations that London has to offer, we ventured a little further afield, away from the Michelin stars of central, to Chiswick, and stumbled upon Sam’s Brasserie and Bar.
Here at CDClifestyle, we have a fairly good idea of what our perfect pizza should consist of. A really great pizza has to be thin, and slightly charred in places from being baked quickly in a traditional, roaring pizza oven. And of course, the toppings have to be fresh, authentic and delectably molten. That is what we are looking for, and we have found two places that master this skilled art of perfect pizza making – Bunga Bunga and B-SOHO.
Us Brits would have to find a way of celebrating every fashionistas most anticipated event, London Fashion Week, in our own quirky way. True to form, the May Fair Hotel has taken it upon themselves this year to unveil a unique collection of cocktails, designed exclusively by London Fashion Week designers, for London Fashion Week. Cocktails and clothes, what more could the city’s most stylish want?
Duck & Waffle may have only opened last month, but it has already established itself as one of London’s leading, and most in demand, restaurants. Set on the 40th floor of the Heron Tower, it offers exceptional seasonal cuisine with 360-degree panoramic views of London. What could possibly be better?
Celebrate London’s world class cuisine at this year’s Taste of London event taking place from the 21st to the 24th June. Forty of London’s top restaurants will gather in Regent’s Park for the most gastronomic and glamorous feast yet. Old, classic favourites and trendy new restaurants alike will be there accompanied by a boutique food market of 200 premium brands and artisan producers, chef demos and foodie entertainment for this four day alfresco spectacular.