History and tradition greet you at every turn in London; it’s also one of the coolest, most modern cities in the world. If London contained only landmarks such as Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace, it would still rank as one of the world’s great destinations, but Britain’s capital is much more.
1 . Hotels
The Ritz London Hotel
The world’s greatest hotel, as conceived by the world’s greatest hotelier. For over a century The Ritz London has been the benchmark by which other hotels are measured. A London landmark at 150 Piccadilly, The Ritz has been home to the great and the good, the intelligentsia, the glitterati and thousands of discerning guests since 1906.
When you arrive, you savour a refreshing cup of Chinese tea at T?NG on level 35, before making your way to your spacious room. Here, floor to ceiling windows showcase breathtaking views of vibrant London, and you watch the life of the city unfold along the River Thames
Beach Blanket Babylon, or BBB as it is affectionately known, has been a London institution since its inception in 1990. The flagship in Notting Hill resides in an old Victorian mansion on Ledbury Road and is known for its decadent, Gaudy-esque interior and extravagant parties.
A beautifull restaurant renovated by Coote&Bernardi, one of the best London interior designer. The Thomas Cubitt Public House & Dining Rooms, honouring London’s legendary master builder. A local favourite in one of London’s most distinguished and picturesque neighbourhoods
´´The product is the only truth. A turbot without a stroke of genius is better than a genius without turbot. Each good product, grown with love and respect, in its distinctive land, has an incomparable flavor. Without which, a chef is nothing.”Alain Ducasse
For a century and more, De Beers diamonds had been set, anonymously, into the creations of master jewellers around the world; now the finest natural diamonds, both rough and polished, have a home of their own.
Vertigo 42 is London’s finest destination Champagne Bar. Located at the top of Tower 42, one of the city’s highest buildings, the stylish bar offers spectacular panoramic views overlooking London’s most iconic landmarks.
Ultra-stylish décor and mouth-watering cocktails put the Connaught Bar in Mayfair into a league of its own. Inspired by English Cubist and Irish 1920s art, with textured walls shimmering in platinum silver leaf overlaid with dusty pink, pistachio and lilac, designer David Collins has produced a gem of a London bar. Carlos Place, Mayfair
The London Festival of Architecture celebrates the City’s role as a global hub of architectural experimentation, thinking, learning and practice. Around the city a lot of events are happening at the same time. June
100% Design occupies a special place in the UK design industry’s heart. First staged in 1995 within a tent off the Kings Road, the show has gone on to be the benchmark event for the promotion of design product and activity in London Earls Court Exhibition Centre 2