The quintessentially British tradition of afternoon tea has been around for centuries, however it has recently found its rightful home at The Draycott Hotel in Chelsea.
Previously offered for guests only, now open to the public, afternoon tea in Chelsea can be enjoyed with the option of a glass of Champagne and a range of high quality blended teas at the Draycott Hotel. This is served with a variety of quaint finger sandwiches, homemade scones, clotted cream and a fruity jam; not to mention a selection of tempting sweets and pastries prepared fresh daily.
Everyone is welcome, whether planning to swing by after spending the day shopping in Chelsea or just fancy putting their feet up for an hour while experiencing the finest Afternoon Tea Chelsea has to offer at The Draycott Hotel.
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Exclusive Luxury at the Draycott Hotel
Travel back in time and reserve the entirety of Number 22 Gardens at the Draycott Hotel, for exclusive use of this past private home. This charming and romantic town house hotel occupies three restored red brick Edwardian homes. The experience remains completely exclusive, despite the superb and convenient location around the corner from Chelsea's Sloane Square and Kensington. With a separate, private street entrance, on call 24 hour butler service, chauffeur service, personal chef on staff and encompassing 9 Rooms and Suites, this really is a completely exclusive retreat.
The warm staff and thoughtful personal touches make the Number 22 at the Draycott an indulgent and luxurious 'home away from home' with all of the old world elegance and allure in a supreme London location.
London is an undoubted epicenter of style and Chelsea’s refined and charming boutique hotel, the Draycott, offers guests the opportunity to have an exclusive personal-shopping experience with fashion professional renowned to industry elite. In addition to a highly individualized personal styling, be escorted on a shopping adventure to the most exclusive boutiques in Chelsea, the shopping hub of London. The area is packed with international flagship stores as well as individual haute couturiers, but through industry professionals’ incredible insight and knowledge you can have the opportunity to shop at a plethora of independent boutiques, long established traditional outfitters, and from new and upcoming designers.
London’s most exclusive property, the Draycott Hotel, will be celebrating the release of the Paddington film this Christmas by providing families with an unforgettable London adventure. As part of a new promotion, mini Draycott guests will have the opportunity to see London through Paddington’s eyes, with a Paddington Bear of there own, an official Paddington Bear guidebook and a hop-on, hop-off tour to the many Paddington Trail statues throughout the city, all in city landmarks, parks and museums. Once tuckered out from seeing the city, families will return to the comfort of their spacious family suite at the Draycott, many of which have their own kitchen and fireplaces, and of course plenty of room for children to play. No English experience is complete without tea of course, so the family will also be treated to the signature Draycott tea service, with a miniature tea for the children accompanied by snacks and of course Paddington’s favorite, marmalade.
Now we can all breathe again after the anticipation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s bundle of joy, and couples may enjoy a relaxing two-night stay at the Draycott Hotel and service fit for royalty with the Royal Babymoon Package.
Steeped in Edwardian splendour, rooms feature magnificent high ceilings and original fireplaces and mum-to-be will feel like the Duchess of Cambridge herself as she is greeted with refreshing sparkling cider and beautiful roses upon arrival, while champagne will await her partner.
After enjoying a relaxing prenatal massage in the comfort of her room the couple can celebrate one of their last night’s alone in style with a complimentary voucher to a local London restaurant before winding down for the night with a special in-room ice cream service. At the conclusion of their stay, guests will depart with a signature Draycott Teddy, a plush playmate eager to welcome their newest family member.
Now I know that the Duchess likes to retreat to her beloved Buckleberry during pregrancy, but I heard that the Cotswolds is the new black!
At Ellenborough Park, a 16th century manor house hotel nestled amongst the gardens and rolling hills of the Cotswolds, princess mom can experience the most regal relaxation, as did former resident King George III. This baby is pretty much fifth in line to the thrown (sorry Harry!)
London’s Annual Cocktail Week begins today, running through to the 11th of October 2015.
The event’s hub is situated in Soho while the old Spitalfields Market plays host to a cocktail village.
Rapidly becoming a cocktail capital, reaching standards of Milk and Honey and speakeasy era New York, the choice of quirky, classic and awesome cocktail bars are now quintessential to the London experience. The Draycott Hotel is situated around the corner from Chelsea’s Sloane Square and is a supreme location of access for guests who want to partake in the various events that the celebratory week has to offer.
The honesty bar located in the hotel’s lounge is ideal for guests who want to indulge in the tradition of mixology from the comfort of their accommodation.
Stocked with top shelf spirits, liquors and mixers, as well as other unique cocktail ingredients, the bar invites guests to experiment with and design their very own signature cocktails.
After keeping hot on the trail of the activities and events of the week the Draycott Hotel is the perfect final stop for a final nightcap.
The latest Bond film Spectre is inspiring audiences once again and the Draycott Hotel is celebrating the British national icon with the ultimate 007 experience!
Occupying three restored red brick Edwardian town houses around the corner from Sloane Square in Chelsea, the Draycott evokes old world elegance and charm in a supreme London location with all the unassuming privacy needed for an international spy. Glamorous, iconic and secretive…first off guests can find a Bond worthy suit or cocktail dress with The Draycott’s bespoke VIP shopping service which pairs guests with a stylist who will guide you through Chelsea’s boutiques and renowned designers for the perfect look to kill.
The Bond Cocktail Hour starts with complimentary champagne at 6pm, with the honesty bar open to all guests with all the makings to create their own 007 cocktail, such as the Vesper, created by the Bond himself in the classic novel Casino Royale, and of course, a vodka martini. Shaken not stirred.
The Draycott’s concierge will then make sure a reservation is waiting at Scott’s, Bond author Ian Fleming’s and 007’s favorite restaurant, where a table by the window was always kept for them.