Fit For A Queen

Lovely 'Jubbly' - discover 14 of London's most royally fun ways to celebrate the upcoming Platinum Jubilee

Luxury Lifestyle

1 Keep it Classic with The Langham 

Having first opened over 150 years ago and frequented by numerous royals over the years, celebrate 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II with a selection of delicious offerings at The Langham. 

Not only can guests indulge in a Jubilee-inspired afternoon tea in Palm Court (featuring treats inspired by the Queen’s favourites) but there’s also a trio of limited-edition cocktails available at the same swish spot over the Jubilee weekend, priced at £18 per tipple. 

The lavish drinks offering continues in The Langham’s traditional British pub, The Wigmore, where the likes of The Claret (which pays homage to the Queen’s reported love of both gin and claret) can be ordered along with several other special serves.

Book via langhamhotels.com

2 Bluebird Chelsea’s Floral Fun

To mark HRH’s incredible reign, from 23rd May step into high society as Chelsea favourite Bluebird turns its  terrace up a notch to become a floral haven. Featuring a giant teacup installation and limited-edition afternoon tea, whet an appetite with the Jubilee treacle tart and Crown Battenberg cake cushion alongside finger sandwiches and home-made scones. 

For the ultimate Royalists, visit on Saturday 4th June for a ‘Street Party’ bonanza. Hosted by two Buckingham Palace’s guards, enjoy a live band performing quintessentially British anthems with free-flowing canapés for £50.00pp. 

Book via bluebird-restaurant.co.uk

3 Copper Chimney's Juicily Patriotic Cocktails

Raise a toast - The Berry Company has teamed up with acclaimed Indian restaurant Copper Chimney to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with a selection of limited edition cocktails, created by renowned mixologist Mix.Mann. 

The patriotic red, white and blue drinks range from the ruby coloured Lovely Jubilee to a Bombay Sapphire and White Peach inspired G&Tea, each a noble choice.  

Keeping off the sauce? There's also some delicious tee-total tipples to try as well. 

Thursday 2nd – Thursday 30th June 2022. Book via copperchimney.uk

4 Best of British at The Cadogan 

Lap up flavours of two new Best of British dishes at The Cadogan’s new café-restaurant, The LaLee. Try the tempting Cornish Lamb ‘Hot Pot’, a succulent lamb rump served with zesty spring pea and glazed carrots. For dessert, treat the tastebuds to something traditional with the Cadogan ‘Trifle’ – a sumptuous mixture of fresh summer berries, vanilla, and Crème Chantilly.

The expert LaLee mixologists have also created a limited-edition ‘LaLee in Bloom’ cocktail, a celebration of British botanicals blending Gin, lemon juice, peach puree, Cointreau, and Chambord, topped with a floating Butterfly Pea Flower infused in gin. 

Available until the end of June, book via thelalee.co.uk

5 Beaverbrook Town House's Exclusive Tower Experience

With the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee bringing the nation together, there’s no better place to embrace the atmosphere than in the heart of the city. 

For one night only, on the 4th June, guests can experience an evening at the Tower of London, organised via the Beaverbrook Town House Host Team.  A priceless opportunity, guests will be welcomed into the Tower of London for the evening for an exclusive viewing of the Crown Jewels and a private tour of the Tower Grounds, all whilst sipping on champagne.  And for something truly magical, guests can opt to elevate their evening with a private, exquisite dinner in the walls of the Tower - now that's something truly fit for a queen. 

Book via beaverbrooktownhouse.co.uk

6 Dress to impress with the dorchester rooftop 

From Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th June, The Dorchester Rooftop is spoiling guests with a special menu created by chef Jean-Philippe Blondet. With views across Hyde Park, this haute spot is the perfect perch to watch the traditional RAF fly-past on Thursday 2nd June, alongside live music paired with tantalising cocktails and breath-taking views.

A must-sip whilst you’re there; the Purple Reign, inspired by the four countries of the United Kingdom reigned over by The Queen. 

For something more traditional, pay a visit from 1st – 13th June to tuck into The Dorchester’s Jubilee Afternoon Tea – featuring a collection of delicate pastries served alongside classic sandwiches and warm scones. There’s no chance of ‘reigning’ in that appetite. 

Book via dorchestercollection.com

7 Ganymede's star-studded street party

Nothing says celebration quite like a party - especially one filled with banquet-worthy sustenance. Ganymede in Belgravia is throwing a star-studded street party on Sunday 5th June, hosted in collaboration with the Belgravia Traders Association (BTA.

Join the free-to-attend street party and expect to spot a few famous faces - alongside superlative food and plenty of quintessentially British activities, from horse and carriage rides to Punch & Judy!

On the menu, dive into platinum plates featuring luxurious lobster rolls, epic Coronation Chicken and loaded summer salads, all courtesy of Ganymede. 

Free to attend. Find out more via ganymedelondon.co.uk

8 RADIO ROOFTOP BAR’s regal tipples

Ideal for post-work tipples, Radio Rooftop Bar and ME London have announced an exclusive new cocktail menu, in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The cocktail menu will feature a different drink for each decade of the monarch’s 70-year reign, inspired by the happenings from that particular decade.

With its spectacular views over Central London, Radio Rooftop Bar is the perfect place to celebrate all things royal – or to simply sip handcrafted cocktails.

Book via radiorooftop.com

9 Rosewood London's Edible Art

Inspired by surrealist artist Salvador Dali, Rosewood London has just launched the UK’s first Afternoon NFTea.

Designed by Executive Pastry Chef, Mark Perkins, devour three courses: traditional sandwiches, a sweet course and a centrepiece trio of Dali inspired cakes which will feature the QR code to secure an NFTea.

The edible art includes the delectable Queen of Hearts (1967), created with the Queens’ upcoming Jubilee in mind. The spherical pastry consists of an almond sponge base, topped with a peach jelly and strawberry mousse and an edible playing card. We are definitely amused. 

Book via rosewoodhotels.com

10 Haché’s deep-fried feasting

Nothing says royalty quite like fried chicken, after all. Haché is launching a royally good burger  – the Coronation Fried Chicken Burger (£15), available this summer only. 

The crowning jewel in the burger is the chicken – double dipped in Greek yoghurt and masala spices, tossed in curried flour and tandoori masala coating before being fried until extra crispy and topped with a classic coronation sauce. Framed on a throne of baby gem lettuce, lime, chilli and coriander, and finished with toasted almonds and a ciabatta or brioche bun crown, try it for a modern take on HRH’s original 1953 coronation dish. 

1st June – 31st August, book via hacheburgers.com

11 Clock Off with London Marriott Hotel County Hall

In homage to the hotel’s unrivalled, front row views of the iconic Elizabeth Tower, this impressive property has introduced a newly crafted Big Ben Afternoon Tea. Served in the magnificent surroundings of the Grade II Listed Library, the new menu features delectable Big Ben inspired creations with the likes of The Elizabeth Tower, an indulgent inside-out chocolate mousse cake in the shape of the world-renowned tower. And for those keen to gaze at the newly restored landmark in closer detail, binoculars and telescopes will also be available to accompany the afternoon tea experience.

Even better for the London Lizzies, in June all visitors named Elizabeth will enjoy the tasty experience free of charge.

Book via thelibraryatcountyhall.com

12 Pooch portraits with Native Places

Native Places – a dog-friendly leading UK lifestyle aparthotel brand, has announced a fun partnership with E5 Dog Photography to celebrate HRH alongside your furry friends. 

Taking place on Wednesday 1st June at Native Hyde Park’s lobby, a regal Grade II listed aparthotel overlooking Sussex Gardens,  E5 Dog Photography will shoot fine art portraits of your animal friend – with some adorable Jubilee-inspired props including crowns and capes to add to the action.

Those who attend the event will walk away with a photo of their pooch, along with an exclusive offer from E5 Dog Photography to offer complimentary additional photos when you booking a package. 

Wednesday 1st June, book via eventbrite.co.uk

13 Lovely 'Jubbly' at Great Northern Hotel

In honour of the Queen’s Jubilee, Great Northern Hotel is set to rename its bar for the entire month of June. Currently the Snug Bar, the newly named Platinum Lounge will serve up a truly regal limited-edition Jubilee cocktail menu.

Ideal for a city staycation, the chic King’s Cross hotel is also offering a Platinum Stay Package for those looking to enjoy the capital’s celebrations.

Priced from £370 per night, enjoy a relaxing stay for two people in one of the luxurious rooms that echo the glamour of the railway era. Foodies can also enjoy a cocktail on the house, plus daily breakfast at the award-winning Plum + Spilt Milk.

Book via gnhlondon.com

Royal Treasure Finds

1 Moët & Chandon's ‘Platinum Jubilee Cuvée’ bottles

What a corker – the famed Champagne house has released two limited-edition Platinum Jubilee editions, featuring elegant platinum and black metallic labels inscribed with a special celebratory message. Choose from Moët & Chandon Impérial and Rosé Imperial (or both) and entertain in fizzy fashion. moet.com

2 Biscuiteers' Queenie hand-iced gingerbread biscuit

Let them eat cake, or in this case, gingerbread. A buttery biscuit base, infused with ambrosial golden syrup, is meticulously hand-iced as a very royal figure complete with a sash, crown and pearls. Ooh la la.
£7.99, selfridges.com

3 Beanies' Jubilee Cake flavour coffee

Celebrate the caffeinated way with Beanies’ strictly limited-edition Jubilee Cake flavour coffee. Based on its popular Birthday Cake flavour coffee, the temporary product offers a delicious combo of strawberry jam, sweet vanilla sponge and cream filling – ideal for a sweet toothed royalist. 

 £2.75, beaniesflavourco.co.uk

14 Yas Queen Moments with W London

At W London, June will see the launch of a flamboyant ‘Yas Queen’ cocktail menu including one especially hedonistic sip, as well as a one-night-only Drag Party at the Perception Bar, taking place on Wednesday 1st June.

The hand-crafted cocktail menu will be available from 1st – 30th June, bringing all the glamour, glitz and gluttony. For those feeling particularly majestic, a Pass The Crown cocktail priced at an eye-watering £300 will offer the ultimate taste of indulgence.  Think Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Champagne, Hennessy Paradis Imperial, Brown Sugar Cube, and a crown of Gold Leaves.

For those not looking to take out a second mortgage, other delicious cocktails include Spill The Tea Lizzie with Bombay Gin, Grand Marnier, Gomme syrup and Earl Grey infusion, the regal Yas Queen featuring the Queen’s favourite tipple – Dubonnet, Bombay Gin, Cherry Heering, topped with Champagne, along with the Royal Shadiness – a Veuve Clicquot Champagne, with rose liqueur, topped with lemon & rose foam.

1st-30th June, book via marriott.com

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