The Hari is located in the quintessentially British and beautiful neighbourhood of Belgravia – moments away from Harrods and the luxury shops of Sloane Street. Many of London’s most famous landmarks, including Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park and The Royal Albert Hall can also be found a short walk from The Hari’s Belgravia base.
About The Hari
A stylish retreat in the heart of Belgravia, renowned for being a home away from home in London. See more about our story here.
One of the more affluent areas of London, Belgravia of the Middle Ages was a vastly different place known as Five Fields and full of thieves and highwayman. The area’s reputation changed once King George III moved into what was then Buckingham House and a row of homes was constructed on Grosvenor Place. Its maintained its status as an upscale place to live ever since and in addition to the homes of wealthy British nationals, foreign businessmen, and diplomats, it has a number of great places to visit and things to do. Here is The Hari’s top things to do in Belgravia.
Traditional English Pubs galore
You’ll find many traditional English pubs in Belgravia. In search of good ol’ English roast dinner? Our pick of the area is The Alfred Tennyson, a relaxed pub perfect for a long Sunday lunch after a stroll around Belgravia’s pretty squares.
The home of Ian Fleming
Just around the corner from the hotel, on 22 Ebury Street to be exact, was once the home of James Bond creator Ian Fleming. Look out for the English Heritage Blue Plaque.
Walk the embassies
Walk the streets of Belgravia and count the flags you see. Belgravia is home to over a dozen embassies, consulates, and other foreign governmental buildings.
Belgrave Square Garden
A centerpiece to the neighbourhood, Belgrave Square Garden is two hectares of greenery surrounded by gorgeous townhomes, many belonging to the previously-mentioned embassies. The garden was designed by George Basevi and planted by Thomas Cubitt in 1826. It contains statues of famous individuals, pergolas covered in Wisteria, a tennis court, and more.
London’s leading attractions
Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Palace and The Natural History Museum, The Science Museum and The Victoria and Albert Museum are all a short walk away from The Hari. To see just how close The Hari is to London’s leading attractions see here.
Our fleet of bikes are the perfect way to get around London, whether you are exploring or just need to get from A to B, guests of The Hari can use them complimentary. Speak to a member of our hotel concierge for the best cycle routes and of course a helmet – safety first!
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