Relax and unwind in this lavish urban spa and experience ultra-chic luxury in the West End. Philippe Starck transformed this 1950’s landmark building into a surreal dream world with a gorgeous interior courtyard and a renowned restaurant by the critically acclaimed New York chef Zak Pelaccio. Whether travelling on business or pleasure, this stunning five star Secret Hotel is sure to tick all the boxes and more, with facilities including a fitness center, sauna, DVD library, audio/visual equipment and boardrooms. Benefitting from 24 hour security, room service and concierge, the welcoming staff at this establishment are sure to make your stay one to remember.
Basing yourself in the chic and lively West End offers you a wealth of activities to do nearby. Treat your loved one to a matinee or evening performance at one of the fabulous shows on offer. The award winning Lion King the musical is a must, with fantastic costumes and arguably the best and certainly most well known soundtrack. If musicals aren’t your thing, there are plenty of plays on offer. Pop over the river to watch some Shakespearean theatre at the Globe. The atmosphere is unrivalled as you journey back in time.
There’s plenty of retail therapy to keep you occupied in London, and situating yourself in the West End gives you access to London’s best shopping. Oxford Street is of course a must with the flagship Topshop and Nike stores a big customer draw. If you’d prefer something less busy, then Covent Garden is a much more tranquil experience. Here you’ll find all major high street shops sprinkled with a few designers and boutiques to boot. When you’ve had enough, there’s a great choice of cafes and restaurants to stop for a bite to eat. Bill’s serves up a delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner menu in a quirky atmosphere. The desserts here are also hard to resist.
Head into Soho for pre dinner drinks or a full blown night on the town. Milk & Honey, based on a traditional speakeasy, is a fun place to begin your evening. Although strictly a members club most of the time, if you can book a table you won’t be disappointed by the delicious cocktails on offer. For a more relaxed evening, the Dog and Duck serves up an ever-changing ale menu with friendly bar staff. It’s famous for being the haunt of literary figures such as George Orwell and it’s charm continues to bring back a host of regulars.