February 28, 2020
Markets have been a part of London life for centuries, a place to buy food and catch up on the local gossip. Today you will still find many thriving markets across the city, offering everything from local produce and clothes old and new, to arts and antiques.
December 15, 2019
Perrier-Jouët presents the final moments of 2019 with a night of Jazz and Champagne in the Wellington Lounge before the New Year’s resolutions of 2020 kick in.
December 01, 2019
The Twelve Days of Christmas are brought to mouth-watering life this year in a festive culinary tea at the InterContinental London Park Lane. Accompanied by lashings of Perrier-Jouët, the Afternoon Tea inspired by the classic English carol will be served in the Wellington Lounge amongst exquisite decorations and melodies from the Grand Piano.
September 30, 2019
A brigade of formidable female chefs will take centre stage at Ella Canta in November.
As part of this year’s Mayfair and St James’s Literary Festival, Ella Canta’s celebrated Mexican chef Martha Ortiz will be joined by British Chef Angela Hartnett, Spanish Chef Nieves Barragán, British-Chinese chef and author, Ching-He Huang, and Kenyan-born chef and food writer, Ravinder Bhogal.
September 23, 2019
The Catto Gallery and prolific artist Poul Webb have loaned a selection of beautiful and bright landscape paintings to Theo Randall at the InterContinental. The eight vibrant artworks are on display across the restaurant, punctuating the space with the vibrant colours and intriguing patterns.
July 19, 2019
Today, we think of a picnic as a simple al fresco affair, a delicious spread eaten outdoors, preferably in a beautiful landscape.
But its origins are far grander and date back to 14th century England, where the earliest picnics were hugely elaborate medieval hunting feasts with hams, baked meats and pastries, served on long tables by an army of serfs. You will even find one depicted in the famous Bayeux tapestry.
June 18, 2019
There has probably never been a better description of the English Social Season than when Edward VII described the races at Goodwood in Sussex as "a garden party with racing tacked on", for The Season possibly has more to do with socialising than it has to do with sport. Either way, it is a delightful way to experience the quintessential British Summer.
June 04, 2019
There can be no other street in the world that boasts such a rich sartorial heritage as Savile Row in Mayfair, London - the birthplace of bespoke tailoring. Here, at No.15, the dinner jacket was invented - a street that over 20 of the world’s finest tailors still reside in.
October 31, 2018
Cassandra Goad and Ella Canta have created a stunning altar to celebrate Day of the Dead. The traditional Mexican holiday, also known as Día de Muertos, is a time to honour deceased loved ones and assist them on their spiritual journey.
August 14, 2018
By Jane Dismore
‘Outside 145 Piccadilly, their new home, the Royal travellers and their baby Princess were cheered by thousands when they arrived in a closed car, in spite of the continued rain. For a long time after the Royal party had entered the house the cheers continued. A crimson cloth was placed on the balcony; Baby was held up to the crowd, who went frantic with excitement.’ (Western Morning News, 28 June 1927)
January 01, 2017
InterContinental London Park Lane has teamed-up with Harvey Nichols and Kathryn Sargent to offer signature suite guests access to Style Service, an exclusive in-room fashion solution at the ring of a bell. A specially-dedicated number in each of the hotel’s four halo suites connects directly a Harvey Nichols brand agnostic fashion professional from who will edit through the store collections to find the perfect style result. Kathryn Sargent, Saville Row’s first female tailor, is also available for personal in-room consultation and top fashion tips.
To find out more about the services, click here to email our Concierge team.