Our charming 16th-century coaching inn transports you to the pages of a Thomas Hardy novel. Featured in Tess of the d’Urbervilles, our atmospheric inn boasts old beams, oak panelling, roaring fires and an original skittle alley. The beautiful rural setting in the heart of the Dorset countryside is complemented by our warm, attentive service and fine local cuisine..
We are delighted that our doors are open once more, and the Acorn team are looking forward to welcoming our guests back.
Meet Executive Chef Ben Kelliher to learn how The Rubens at the Palace is reducing food waste in partnership with Winnow’s cutting-edge monitoring technology, and how we use surplus produce creatively in the kitchen. Visit Borough Market together, a historic market dating back to the 12th century with an emphasis on high-quality food and sustainable production. We are proud that this experience has been selected as a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience.
Enjoy a special Picnic Feast in St James’s Park, served in traditional wicker baskets and filled with delicious goodies. Allow us to take care of everything, from Afternoon Tea in the park to canapés and wine or our Royal Hamper with wine. For a special treat, enjoy your picnic in the Buckingham Palace Gardens.
The Burlington Arcade houses purveyors of antique jewellery, watches and cashmere, the quintessentially English fragrance house Penhaligon’s and Ladurée. Take a tour with one of the Beadles (the oldest and smallest police force in the world), who have guarded the arcade since its inception and still wear the Victorian-inspired uniform today.
Inspired by Hardys Original Sweetshop, our Afternoon Tea offering celebrates the joy of rediscovering old favourites and the thrill of finding something new and scrumptious. Savour freshly made finger sandwiches, homemade scones and a selection of delicious cakes and pastries inspired by the magic of The Original Sweetshop!
Relax, rejuvenate and restore inner peace, with a curated yoga class on Hotel 41's private rooftop with the stunning cityscape as your backdrop.Discover more
The refined Executive Lounge at Hotel 41 is the heart of the hotel. This is where guests are first welcomed, where they are encouraged to relax and unwind by the fire, perhaps perusing the pantry, generously stocked with mouthwatering homemade sweet and savoury treats throughout the day. In the evenings, a complimentary selection of canapés is served.
We are proud to present our whimsical "Hatter's Tea Party" in celebration of "Alice: Curiouser & Curiouser" at The V&A Museum. Our exceptional pastry tier includes a “Queen of Hearts” raspberry jam tart with almond crumble; a “Pearl of Oysters” white chocolate Lanson Champagne truffle based upon the Oysters in "The Walrus and the Carpenter", a poem recited by Tweedledum and Tweedledee to Alice; and “Eat Me” chocolate cake with a rich buttercream icing inspired by the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.
Our Martini Masterclass with our talented bar team is the perfect way to spend an informative and enjoyable (not to mention a delicious) hour. Esley will begin by explaining the history and origins of martini; tell you a little bit about his own background, and divulge his top tips in order to make the perfect martini yourself. There will be the opportunity to taste the magnificent martini creations and enjoy homemade canapés.
Join Russell Nash, a professional Blue Badge tour guide, and discover more about The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Choose from two-hour, four-hour or even full-day tours, as you uncover the facts behind some of London's most famous Royal landmarks and popular museums.
Inspired by the novels and films, delve into the world’s most renowned special agent with an evening of glamour, intrigue, and indulgence at The Milestone Hotel & Residences.Enquire now
Celebrate summer in style and feel like you are basking in the Bahamas rather than in the middle of Bloomsbury. Complete with real sand, a beach-hut style thatched roof, delicious cocktails, palm trees and a backdrop of a beautiful beach, you'll feel like you're basking in the Bahamas rather than in the heart of central London.