5 Motcomb Street: Luxury chocolate brand, Rococo Chocolate’s flagship store is just around the corner from The Hari – located on the picturesque, Motcomb Street.
From hot chocolate in their Chocolate Café or freshly baked cake in their Moroccan-style garden, to chocolate masterclasses and tasting sessions, Rococo Chocolates is a must for all chocolate lovers.
69 Kinnerton Street: Candles do much more than setting the mood. It states our tastes; it’s a matter of etiquette.
Over at Kinnerton Street, master chandler Rachel Vosper blends natural bees wax with essential oils to create scented candles that seem to originate from the lost grimoire of an alchemist. Keen to pick up the secret art of chandlery? Reserve a spot at Rachel’s bespoke candle making classes.
87-135 Brompton Rd: Harrods, the world’s most famous department store and one stop shop for all things fashion, luxury gifts, food and accessories is a stone’s throw from the hotel on Brompton Road.
One of London’s most iconic landmarks, Hyde Park is less than 10 minutes’ walk from The Hari.
Be sure to visit the Diana, Princess of Wales Fountain, enjoy a trip down the Serpentine or join the vast number of joggers, cyclists and walkers enjoying the beautiful scenery that the largest of all London’s Royal Parks has to offer.
22 Edbury Street: Cold war spy turned writer Ian Fleming might have preferred life in Jamaica, but he also called 22 Ebury Street home.
Bond himself, in the shape of actors Sir Sean Connery and Sir Roger Moore, was Belgravian for a while. Even sinister Bond’s nemesis Scaramanga had Belgravian roots, being played by Belgravia-born Sir Christopher Lee. You only live twice, indeed!
40 Elizabeth Street: Entering into the Donna Ida boutique on Elizabeth street (the street renowned for its memorable shopping and dining experience in Belgravia) is entering into an ultra chic denim dream world! Make sure you check out her lifestyle brand too – complete with candles, nightwear, outerwear and accessories.
180 Ebury Street: Visit the house where Mozart, arguably the most gifted musician in classical music history, wrote his first ever symphony at the mere age of eight! Located less than a kilometer away from the hotel.
87 Sloane Avenue: Hidden in a nondescript apartment block, Barts Speakeasy revives the fear and thrill of the Prohibition era. If you know the password the door is open from 6pm ’til late every day. Strong cocktails, eclectic furniture and live piano: the perfect recipe for naughtiness.
The official residence of Her Majesty The Queen is just 1.6km away from The Hari. Buckingham Palace is open to the public during the summer months and for a limited number of tours in December, January and at Easter each year.
Cromwell Road: 1.4km from the hotel, the Victoria & Albert Museum is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. It was founded in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Cromwell Road: On the same road as the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Natural History Museum is an amazing visitor attraction and leading science research centre. Within walking distance of The Hari.
Exhibition Road: Just 1.6km away from The Hari, London’s Science Museum is the go to place to discover award-winning exhibitions, iconic objects and tales of scientific achievement. A great and educational day out for all of the family.
Imperial College Road: The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, which has held the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941 and a range of other exciting events throughout the year.
Kensington Gardens: Be charmed by the stylish royal residence a mere 10 minutes’ drive or 30 minute walk from us at The Hari. With lots of things to do and explore, you’ll get a real insight into the life of a Royal.
As last year’s winners of the Belgravia in Bloom competition, The Hari is returning with another dramatic display by Chic Flower Designs. The design will comprise of a 3D image of Frida Kahlo with a background of flowers and a variety of animal shapes which will be bursting out of the frame. The florals will be an eclectic mix of bright vivid colours and tropical plant roots.
As a nod to the Royal Wedding, The Hari will have Frida dressed in a floral crown created out of a variety of British flowers including Ms Markle’s favourite flower, peonies. To celebrate the Royal Wedding, The Hari will be running a social media competition offering their audience the chance to win a replica of Ms Markle’s bouquet created by Chic Flower Designs.
See The Hari’s fantastic new window display from 19th May.
Make your Easter Sunday egg-tra special this year with our Italian-inspired Easter Sunday set lunch menu.
Comprising of three courses including asparagus and truffle risotto, breaded lamb cutlets with roman artichoke and famous Neapolitan Easter dessert, Pastiera, this special set menu will be served on Sunday 1 April between 12pm and 4pm and costs £55 per person.
For more information or to book a table, please visit www.ilpampero.com or call 020 3189 4850.
See full Easter Sunday menu here.
Served in Il Pampero – ’Napolitea’ nods to its surroundings with both traditional and contemporary elements. Designed and crafted by The Hari’s pastry chefs, an array of sweets, include ricotta chocolate cannolos, bombolini (Italian filled doughnuts) and the impossibly light chocolate sfogliatelle. Mushroom and truffle arancini and classic bruschetta sit alongside refreshing melon and Parma ham for savoury bites. Guests will be fuelled with tea and for a boozy option, bottomless Prosecco is available.
’Napolitea’ will be available from 2.30pm – 5pm every Thursday – Sunday.
Take a trip to the Tate Modern to see The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932 – Love, Fame, Tragedy. One of the most significant shows the gallery has ever staged, visitors will embark on a month-by-month journey through 1932, a time so pivotal in Picasso’s life and work that it has been called his ‘year of wonders’. More than 100 outstanding paintings, sculptures and drawings, mixed with family photographs and rare glimpses into his personal life reveal the man and the artist in his full complexity and richness.
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