Sleep like royalty at Hotel Café Royal
Indulge a loved one this spring/summer 2018 with the Hotel Café Royal’s royal wedding packages. The one-of-a-kind regal experiences invite guests to live like royalty for a night, with offerings such as the Empire Royal Wedding package. The special package includes an overnight stay in the hotel’s grand, historic Empire Suite, featuring beautiful vistas of Regent Street, and comes complete with tickets to the Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club. With award-winning afternoon-tea, the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre on your doorstep and Buckingham Palace just minutes away, this is the ultimate way to live like royalty for a night.
Hotel Café Royal, 68 Regent Street, London W1B 4DY, +44 (0)20 7406 3333
Send your best wishes to the happy couple
Those who missed out on an invitation to the royal wedding will still be able to send their well-wishes to the happy couple with the help of Smythson. From 10-20 May, Smythson is inviting customers to share a personal message with the couple through a set of bespoke wedding cards, so head to the Smythson flagship boutique to create your own handwritten note. After the wedding, Smythson will collate all the inscribed cards and specially bind them to deliver as a gift to the newly-weds.
Smythson, 131-132 New Bond Street, London W1S 2TB, +44 (0)20 3535 8009
Watch the royal wedding at Skylight
What better place to watch the royal wedding than at the Skylight rooftop bar. Head there from noon on 19 May to take part in quintessential British lawn games, sip cocktails and indulge in top cuisine from street food vendors. Take a seat at the lounge bar, under the pergola or even pitch up on the grass and raise a glass to the newly-weds as you watch events unfold on the big screens.
Skylight, Tobacco Dock, Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane, London E1W 2SF, +44 (0)20 7680 4001
Take afternoon tea like the royals at The Savoy
The Savoy is synonymous with luxury and has a long association with the royal family so where better to take afternoon tea this May than at the world-famous hotel? The Savoy will be celebrating the upcoming wedding with a special Royal Afternoon Tea, featuring the Queen’s favourite chocolate cake – ingredients include chocolate ganache, Rich Tea biscuits and rum-soaked raisins, and it is based on an authentic historic royal recipe. With tea, cake and sandwiches served in such a stunning setting, this is the ultimate afternoon tea to enjoy this May and the perfect place to raise a glass to the newly-weds.
The Savoy, Strand, London WC2R 0EZ, +44 (0)20 7836 4343
Enjoy royal wedding treats from Biscuiteers
Are you hosting a royal wedding party or simply looking to have a keepsake of the day? Then head to Biscuiteers for its special limited-edition Royal Wedding Luxe biscuit tin. The hand-illustrated tin contains a range of regal-inspired hand-iced biscuits in the shape of Union Jack flags, a designer wedding dress and tiered cake.
Biscuiteers, 13 Northcote Road, London SW11 1NG, +44 (0)20 7924 5488
Shop for your own wedding at Connaught Village
Luxury retail quarter Connaught Village is the ultimate place to shop for your own wedding. Stroll around the exclusive, independent retailers and gain top wedding inspiration, trying out services as you go. Award-winning bridal store Ritva Westenius is a stunning place to shop for elegant dresses or why not impress guests with an alternative wedding cake from Buchanan’s Cheesemonger? You can also book in for a wine tasting experience at Connaught Cellars or choose the perfect wedding ring from De Roemer.
Connaught Village, Connaught Street, London W2 2AF, +44 (0)20 7287 9601