When it comes to planning a luxurious holiday, London is one of the best destinations to enjoy a high-end getaway. From decadent dining, and fine seasonal-themed shows to unique luxury shopping experiences, the city offers it all. So, start by securing your stay at luxury hotel rooms in London with bespoke service, plush amenities, even pillow menus (yes, you read that right!), and exquisite restaurants to enjoy tantalising food. Read on to add these experiences to your itinerary for an extravagant holiday experience.
London Black Cabs
If you’re looking to travel around the city in style and comfort, then you must hire the London black cab for your journeys. These instantly recognisable iconic vehicles have been a part of the city’s transport system since the 17th century and are known for their comfortable seats, spacious and stylish interiors, and advanced safety features. While you’re exploring the city, feel free to flag down a black cab from anywhere in the city without the hassle of pre-booking or finding a pick-up point!
If you have the time, make sure to spend at least a few days just to see the world-renowned and much-talked-about West End shows. If you’re a Broadway fan, this is the ultimate theatre district in London. Remember to make a direct booking with the theatres and look for premium packages to get the best seats, with the bonus of champagne and meals included!
Also, if you’re looking to catch a cult-classic movie as you relax in extra comfy armchairs, have your favourite comfort food delivered to your seat or sip a cocktail thematically linked to a film, London boasts a plethora of luxurious cinemas. Be it the Everyman Cinemas in Kings Cross that feel like private screening rooms or the Electric Cinema in Portobello with an in-house diner, you’re sure to have an unforgettable cinema experience!
If shopping gives you joy and is one of your favourite things to do, then London is your city. A visit to the city is not complete without visiting and soaking in the opulent atmosphere of luxury department stores like Harrods or Harvey Nichols in the Knightsbridge area. With your stay at one of the exquisite hotels near Oxford Street London, don’t forget to explore the iconic Selfridges store and the historic Fortnum and Mason in Piccadilly. Especially during the holiday season, the impressive window displays are sure to leave you awe-inspired and you could easily spend a day browsing the most loved luxury brands, latest designer collections and more. For all the high-end name brands, you can also explore Bond Street.
Classic British Food and Afternoon Tea
While there is no shortage of some of the best cultural and foodie experiences in the city, be it the tantalising street food options galore, or the gourmet delights of luxurious department stores like Fortnum and Mason, you must include traditional British foods to your list. Relish classic English dishes like toffee puddings, beef wellington, Eton mess and Sunday roast.
In addition to this, make sure to treat yourself to a luxurious afternoon tea while you’re out there exploring the wonders of the city. Get on a magical tasting journey as you try chocolate afternoon tea or suit your palate with champagne afternoon tea!
A first-time visit to London can be quite overwhelming so, it’s always wise to plan your journey. With a plethora of beautiful neighbourhoods to explore in the city with hidden gems, it’s highly recommended to check their official website online before visiting. This way, you’ll get an idea of the opening times, the latest and upcoming events, exhibitions, gigs, festivals and more.
Make sure to explore the city’s royal palaces like Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace, and Tower of London, open to visit all year round! Oh, and don’t forget to enjoy a tranquil stroll in the royal parks or indulge in a quintessentially British picnic experience to remember!
Keep an eye out for opulent London hotels on special offers and include these experiences to your list for an impeccable journey, exploring the capital city’s allure!