Luxury alfresco dining in London: The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London dining terrace is an opulent setting for a Heston Blumenthal experience

London’s Most Luxurious Alfresco Dining Terraces

With outdoor dining set to be hotter than ever this year (thanks, Covid), it’s time to elevate your alfresco experience at one of London’s more opulent offerings, from top hotels to Michelin-starred restaurants 

Rubens at the Palace hotel Victoria reopens on 4 July with COVID secure measures in place

AA Releases List of COVID Confident London Hotels Open Now

Many of us were overjoyed to see pubs and restaurants reopen on 4 July, but many, understandably, remain cautious. Will it be busy? And will it, most importantly, be safe?

The Ritz announces reopening dates for the restaurants and hotel

The Ritz Announces Hotel & Restaurant Reopening Dates

The Ritz, Piccadilly’s iconic Grande Dame hotel, has announced the reopening of its famous revolving door…

Dominique Ansel Bakery Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea

18 of London’s Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Afternoon Teas

Who doesn’t love an afternoon tea? Woo your significant other with one of these indulgent high tea menus, featuring heart-shaped cakes, rosé champagne and even some indulgent vegan options

The Ivy Cafe Wimbledon is serving tennis-inspired dessert and cocktails right at the heart of the championship action

5 of London’s Best Wimbledon Inspired Afternoon Teas

The Wimbledon Tennis Championships swing into action from 1-14 July 2019, offering up the perfect excuse for indulging in delicacies way beyond the strawberries and cream…

The Peter Rabbit Afternoon Tea at Le Meridien Piccadilly

9 of London’s Best Easter Afternoon Teas

Peter Rabbit and that tiger are both coming to tea this Easter as London springs into action with a number of charming afternoon teas for all the family. Rest assured, there are a few boozy teas for grown ups too

London's best Royal Wedding afternoon teas: The Savoy Royal Afternoon Tea

12 of London’s Best Royal Wedding Afternoon Teas

Celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Megham Markle with one of London’s most indulgent, imaginative afternoon teas created especially for the Royal Wedding

London's best afternoon teas: Aquavit launches its new Nordic afternoon tea


Aquavit London is inspired by the cuisine of Nordic countries including Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Sweden. The Resident finds out more as they launch their new afternoon tea drawing on the tradition of ‘fika’ – the art of the Swedish coffee break

Sakagura restaurant on Heddon Street


It’s 40 years since Tak Tokumine launched the Japan Centre in Picadilly to create a ‘home away from home’, and to celebrate, the team has opened its most authentic restaurant yet, Sakagura

ibis Hotels are giving away free breakfasts to celebrate the launch of the Night Tube on the Piccadilly Line


To celebrate the launch of the Night Tube on the Piccadilly Line (assuming they can find enough trains), a leading hotel chain is giving away 100 free breakfasts across London…