Archive for May, 2014

An afternoon tea with a North African twist

An afternoon tea with a North African twist

Acclaimed restaurant Momo – tucked away in the cobbled enclave of London’s Heddon Street – launches its new afternoon tea next week.

Available from 6 December, the tea has been inspired by Moroccan flavours and is an exquisite blend of classic English treats and North African sweets – perfect for winter West End shoppers who want to warm up in style. (more…)

The Arms changes hands

The Arms changes hands

The cobbled streets of Shaftesbury, a small market town in Dorset, are the stuff of olde-English tales. A favourite place of author Thomas Hardy, he named it as ‘one of the queerest and quaintest spots in England’ and used it as the setting for many of his novels, across the town’s historic buildings and surrounding countryside. (more…)

Let’s take this upstairs

Let’s take this upstairs

Stylish Soho hotel the Dean Street Townhouse is encouraging late-night diners to stay out all night.

The Soho Sleepover package gives anyone eating in its restaurant after 11pm the chance to spend the night upstairs in any of its available rooms – usually costing up to ?410 a night – for just ?50. (more…)

Pop-Up Hotel sets up camp in North Cornwall

Pop-Up Hotel sets up camp in North Cornwall

Pop-ups take a new step into the world of hotels as the UK’s first ‘transient hotel’ sets up camp on the north coast of Cornwall.

Set on Trevanger Farm, the Pop-Up Hotel is just a short stroll from the beach and a short drive from Rock and, across the estuary, Padstow. (more…)

W London Leicester Square launches Love Inn

W London Leicester Square launches Love Inn

Love will be spelled with a “W” this Valentine’s Day, as W London Leicester Square marks its grand opening on the 14th of February with packages to make guests fall head over heels for the glittering brand-new property, smack in the centre of the capital. (more…)

Check in to Admiralty Arch

Check in to Admiralty Arch

The gateway between Trafalgar Square and the Mall, Admiralty Arch, is to be turned into a luxury hotel and restaurant. The Grade I-listed building in Whitehall, London’s most central address, has been bought by the developer behind the Bulgari Hotel. (more…)

Coppola premieres new hotel

Coppola premieres new hotel

One of Hollywood’s most respected directors has opened a hotel in a palazzo in southern Italy. Francis Ford Coppola, the head of a dynasty of film-makers and most famous for directing The Godfather, is expanding his portfolio of luxury properties with a 19th-century Italian villa, his first hotel in Europe. (more…)

A splash of colour in Hong Kong

A splash of colour in Hong Kong

A bright, contemporary hotel is set to open in Hong Kong this May.

Hotel Indigo has already made a splash in New York, various UK cities and, just this month, in Barcelona’s Eixample district; and now it’s bringing its jazzy brand to the Chinese region. (more…)

New York City for families

New York City for families

David Moreno won the prestigious title ‘New York Concierge of the Year’ last year for his work at Gramercy Park Hotel, and we couldn’t think of anyone better to share his tips for families in New York… (more…)

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