The Ivy, the iconic restaurant in the West End, has recently opened a Chelsea outpost situated on the King’s Road.
The Ivy Chelsea Garden is a casual British restaurant serving an extensive all-day menu of food and cocktails. The restaurant, bar and café inside have an aura of approachable sophistication and familiar luxury; outside is an extensive garden, complete with a terrace and orangery.
The Ivy Chelsea Garden is housed in a Grade II listed building which dates back to 1722, when it was a licensed public house – Six Bells. The building and the garden have been extensively… Continue reading →
Since I travel a lot (for work or holidays or to visit friends and family) and I don’t have a regular income, I’m always on a tight budget. Whether it’s finding great hotel deals online or booking the flights during sales, I try to save up money as much as I can (so I can fund my next trip, of course). I never go over the top with my expenses, but at the same time I am not a low-maintenance person! I like to “travel in style” and treat myself to a few luxuries from time to time.
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Last month I surprised my mum on Mothers’ Day with an invitation to a Champagne Afternoon Tea at Le Méridien Piccadilly, followed by a stay at the hotel. We were both very excited to spend one night in the iconic building and in such a central location! I pretended to be a tourist for a day and I really enjoyed it!
The sophisticated hotel, which is part of the Starwood group, has a beautiful art-deco façade, a modern and elegant interior décor and welcoming staff. But its biggest asset in my opinion is the location.
Le Méridien Piccadilly… Continue reading →