Luxury London Itinerary

Three days of luxury hotels, designer shopping and exclusive restaurants.
  • Fortnum & Mason with an old carriage on the front

Day One

Morning: Royal Academy and Fortnum & Mason

Start your day off in the grand surroundings of The Wolseley, where you can breakfast on anything from a caviar omelette to healthy birchermüesli.

After breakfast, cross over the road to the Royal Academy of Arts and spend the morning exploring the acclaimed gallery's latest art exhibition. 

End the morning with lunch at the fantastic Restaurant at the RA, then exit the Royal Academy and cross back over Piccadilly to Fortnum & Mason. This glorious food emporium stocks the finest delicacies from around the world.

Afternoon: Luxury London Shopping

From food to fashion, explore the very best boutiques London has to offer along Bond Street, Burlington Street and the Royal Arcades. All are located in close proximity to one another and are home to many world-famous designers.

Take a short break from shopping and experience some serious pampering at the May Fair Spa in Green Park, where you can choose from an extensive treatment menu.

Then, fully refreshed, head to nearby Jermyn Street where you'll find some of the finest gentlemen's outfitters around, including Dunhill and John Lobb.

Evening: Michelin-starred Dinner and Cocktails

Experience three Michelin-star dining inside the elegant environs of Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. Fine French fare is on the menu, and private dining rooms are available, including the stunning Table Lumière, which magically encloses you behind a screen of 4,500 shimmering fiber optics.

For something completely different, head to Floridita in the heart of Soho. Here you can enjoy a selection of Latin American classics, mouth-watering steaks and delicious cocktails while you enjoy live music. Floridita is open late and houses some of the finest jazz, funk, soul and Latin music in town.

End the night with the ultimate rum cocktail at Artesian. Voted The World's Best Bar by Drinks International, this glamorous cocktail bar is located in The Langham hotel at the top of Regent Street.

Day Two

Morning: Champagne on the London Eye

Head to the Petrichor restaurant at The Cavendish Hotel for a truly indulgent British breakfast. The hot and cold buffet includes everything from cereals to Scottish salmon, and the chef will freshly prepare many more dishes according to your preferences.

Hail a black cab and head over to Tate Modern, where you can take a special guided tour for two with an expert guide (tours should be booked two weeks in advance). Then take a ride on the iconic London Eye. Hire your own private Champagne Tasting Capsule to enjoy the spectacular 30-minute 'flight' in style.

Lunch: Riverside Dining

Stroll along the River Thames, taking in the city skyline, and head to your lunchtime destination, Le Pont de La Tour. Located right on the river, the restaurant has panoramic views and serves delicious modern French cuisine.

Afternoon: A Trip to Harrods and Notting Hill

Take advantage of the exclusive By Appointment service at Harrods. Lounge in comfort while a team of experts scours the prestigious store on your behalf, arranges one-to-one designer appointments and caters to your every need.

Once you have sent your purchases back to your hotel, make your way to one of London's most fashionable and colourful districts, Notting Hill.

Explore the chic boutiques and wander along Portobello Road before stepping into The Gate Picturehouse (formerly the Electric Palace), which opened its doors in 1911. Watch a film while relaxing in one of the luxury armchair seats with drinks tables, or the double love seats at the rear. Find out more about London's unique and unusual cinemas.

Evening: Dinner and Dancing in Kensington

As the final credits roll, make your way to Babylon for a unique dining experience. Perched on the seventh floor, it offers a spectacular views over London's skyline and access to three beautiful rooftop gardens - complete with trees, wildlife and flowing stream.

On Tuesday evenings the restaurant hosts live jazz performances, and on Fridays and Saturdays Babylon guests can continue their night in The Roof Gardens Private Members Club, open from 10pm to 3am. 

Day Three

Morning: Relax at a Spa

Restore your energy levels with some serious pampering and experience a tranquil environment with stunning views at the Claridge's Health Club & Spa. A full range of treatments are on offer including massages, body treatments and manicures.

Lunch: Min Jiang

Ascend to the tenth floor of the Royal Garden Hotel for lunch at Min Jiang, with panoramic windows and stunning views over Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens

Specialising in traditional dishes from China's top gastronomic provinces, Min Jiang's menu features sumptuous dim sum, spicy Sichuan and its signature dish, Beijing Duck, cooked in an authentic wood-fired oven.

Afternoon: Art, Antiques and Afternoon Tea

If art is your passion, you'll love seeing work by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Renoir, Cezanne and Van Gogh at the National Gallery. If you prefer to buy than browse, head to renowned auction houses such as Sotheby's, Bonhams and Christie's London to check out the auction previews.

Treat yourself to a very English tradition, afternoon tea, at The Palm Court. This prestigious lounge within The Park Lane Hotel offers not one but two afternoon tea options, both served in a beautiful Art Deco setting that takes you back in time to a bygone era of style and elegance. 

Evening: London's Royal Opera House

Enjoy a performance of world-class opera from a box in the balcony at the Royal Opera House

Then discuss the night's entertainment over dinner in the sublime setting of acclaimed Indian restaurant Cinnamon Club, or the sophisticated Berners Tavern in The London EDITION hotel.

After dinner it's time to hit one of the city's coolest nightspots, Polynesian-themed Mahiki, known for attracting celebrities and junior members of the Royal Family.