If so, then send us your creative short story about a weekend stay in London and be in with a chance to win a stay at The Charing Cross hotel – all in celebration of the hotel’s literary links and the London Literature Festival. Continue reading
If so, you’ll want to read on. To celebrate the stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (directed by Oscar winning director Sam Mendes) we’re offering you the chance to create a chocolate recipe for The Tower hotel’s Brasserie Restaurant menu and win a personal chocolate tutorial in a professional kitchen… Continue reading
Even native Londoners who have lived here are constantly surprised and delighted by London — there is just so much to see and discover. If you’re only in town for a short stay, you’ll want to pack in as much as possible so you leave feeling that you’ve experienced some of the best London has to offer.
We’ve asked some seasoned travellers and London natives (along with our experienced concierges) what they think are the must-see highlights you should pencil in to your itinerary. Keep reading if you’d like an exclusive guide to the best that the city has to offer… Continue reading
Inspired by The Cumberland Hotel’s glittering 1920s past and seduced by the elegance of the period, we’ve created a fabulous guide to help you step back in time and relive London in the roaring 1920s. To find out where to eat, sleep and party like it’s 1923 (and not 2013), read on… Continue reading
The trend for women-only bars, restaurants, networking events and now private members clubs has made its way from New York to London. With so many women living, working and travelling to London for business and leisure, it’s no surprise that women are demanding spaces just for them.
This week, we’re reporting on the trend and highlighting some of London’s best women-only destinations… Continue reading
We’re thrilled to announce that The Royal Horseguards Hotel has won an Award of Excellence from The Tea Guild (the tea industry equivalent of an Oscar) for the second year running.
And the lady responsible for our award winning pastries and teas? That would be ‘Queen of Tea’ Joanne Todd, our pastry chef who is hugely passionate about the tradition of afternoon tea, but isn’t afraid to push the boundaries either.
This week on the Guoman blog, Joanne is answering your questions on everything from the controversial ‘milk in first or after’ debate to what she thinks a good afternoon tea should consist of.
Afternoon tea is an art form which people have taken pleasure in for centuries, now we’ve given it a whimsical twist with our own Mad Hatter themed tea party. Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice and Wonderland, this experience comes complete with jam tarts with hearts and an intriguing ‘drink me’ potion.
We invited some of London’s most prominent bloggers (who also happen to be partial to taking afternoon tea) to sample our sweet treats. Fall down the rabbit hole with us and find out what they made of it all… Continue reading
From stomping musicals to world class plays and experimental stage productions, London’s theatre scene has it all. Even if you’re a seasoned theatre-goer, you won’t be able to help falling in love with the theatre all over again.
Find out more about London’s iconic Theatreland district and what productions we are most looking forward to this summer in our latest blog post…
We managed to prize him away from the kitchen stove long enough to answer some questions for us.
From the value of a good cheese sandwich and the importance of looking after your knives — if you’ve ever wondered what it’s really like to work in a professional kitchen or want to know how to impress an accomplished chef with your cooking, read on…
The Easter holiday weekend is the perfect time to see London as the city awakens from a long, cold winter and enjoys its first big holiday since Christmas.
Whether it’s exploring the grounds of a stately home on an Easter egg hunt or staying indoors for a comforting Sunday lunch and indulging in an Easter egg with the family, we have compiled some of the best things to do this Easter weekend. Continue reading