What to do in London for January 2016

Even though Christmas is over, London is still a magical place to visit in January.  With the Christmas spirit still lingering on the air and everyone feeling positive with the their New Year’s resolutions in mind it is a great place to plan a trip this January.

Get the most out of your trip to the capital this January with some ideas from The Bentley.

Burns Night

On the 25th of January 2016, step outside and enjoy the night when Robert Burns’ birthday is celebrated with laughter, whiskey and lots of dancing. This energetic night out is in celebration of the famous Scottish Poet who died in 1796 with this year being the 220th anniversary since his death.

The Bentley’s central London location means many of the pubs and Burns Night venues will be at your doorstep.  The White Horse On Parson’s Green is a real ale pub with a great reputation for Burns Night and is only a 30 minutes’ walk from The Bentley Hotel.

Lumiere London

From the 14th to the 17th January selected areas of London will be turned into works of illuminated art. Lumiere London 2016 is spread across two areas of London, West End and King’s Cross.

Download a free map from the official website for the times and locations of the events.

London Shopping

January is the month to catch the start of the 2016 sales and London offers a huge variety of shops. While you should be saving after spending for holidays, you can’t help but give into the great deals and value you can get during the January sales.

Big name brand sales are in full swing after Boxing Day and continue up until late January. The London locations of Debenhams, John Lewis and House of Fraser offer the best range and the best deals. Don’t miss out on exclusive London icons such as Harrods that will also be offering big savings on luxurious goods.

Getting the best deals can be exhausting and what better way to recover than to head to The Bentley, rest your feet and treat yourself to our delicious January afternoon tea special in Kensington.  Celebrate 2016 with us and enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne with afternoon tea, £25.00 per person.

Nutcracker on Ice

The beautiful Royal Albert Hall this Christmas and New Year will be putting on The Nutcracker On Ice. This performance is brought to you by The Imperial Ice Stars, and will take place from the 28th of December to the 2nd of January.

14 minutes away from the Royal Albert Hall is The Bentley Hotel, making this the ideal location to enjoy all London has to offer during the January month.

Experience the magic of London this winter with our Winter Warmer special offer at The Bentley Hotel.

What To Do In London For Christmas 2015

London in the winter is a true delight. The streets are filled with the hustle and bustle of eager shoppers. The warmth of the underground now warms your heart and there are many events to see and places to go now that christmas is approaching.

During the winter period there are many destinations that will enrich your stay in London and help you to fully experience London in the winter.

The London International Horse Show

If you are a fan of equestrian arts, The London International Horse Show takes place between the 15th – 21st of December. Here you can experience some of the world’s best dressage show ponies routines and witness The Longines FEI World CupTM Show Jumping. There is so much more that just the horse show and the event is perfect for both horse and hound lovers.

Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park

Only a 30 minutes walk from The Bentley Hotel is the extravagant Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park. Winter Wonderland is a magical place for both children and adults. Ice rinks, Ice Kingdoms, a variety of circus shows, a fair ground and so much more can all be found in Hyde Park from the 20th November to the 3rd of January. It is truly the epitome of a winter fair.

Ice Skating At The Natural History Museum in London

Ice skating is becoming more and more of a tradition for families in britain. make this year  the first year for your family and start your tradition of ice skating during the winter season. There is no place that compares to ice skating outside the Natural History Museum in London. The beautiful architecture is illuminated during the evening and night  and the ice rink circulates around a dazzling christmas tree. This winter at the Natural History Museum is a true Christmas delight.

The Christmas Festival at Royal Albert Hall

However sometimes to fully enjoy both London and the winter season you need to sit down and relax with a night of entertainment. The Christmas Festival at Royal Albert Hall provides an array of Christmas caroling choice during the December month. However seats are in high demand, so don’t miss out on this amazing winter experience.

Santa At The Royal Albert Hall

When staying away from home with kids it’s still important for them to see Santa and tell him what they want for christmas. Well don’t worry because Santa will be visiting the Royal Albert Hall from the 7th December all the way up to the 24th. Book to see him on the Royal Albert Hall website.

Where To Stay In London For Winter 2016?

At The Bentley we provide the ultimate in luxury rooms in an ideal Kensington location. During the winter seasons we are here to pamper you with our ‘Winter Charm’ offer. To find out more about our spa and this offer, click here.

Also if you book with our Winter Warmer package you get 20% off our best available rate with full Breakfast included. Find out more here.

 

Christmas 2015 Lunch & Dinner In Kensington

This festive season we are gearing up to create a truly magical Christmas experience. With special Christmas dining menus & packages you will able to sample the Christmas spirit with our fine dining in Kensington, London. Our brasserie, Peridot is set in a light summery room with refreshing natural daylight and a view of the neighbouring residential gardens.

What a perfect opportunity to treat that special person to an unforgettable Christmas day lunch or dinner in Kensington at The Bentley. This Christmas we are offering exclusive Christmas lunches, dinners & receptions throughout the Festive Season. Please enquire for further details on 020 7244 5555 or at conference@thebentley-hotel.com.

For information on our exclusive Christmas accommodation & dining packages visit our Christmas In Kensington page.

Enjoy Wimbledon Finals Week With The Bentley 6 – 10 JULY 2015

With the finals just days away the Wimbledon excitement is reaching fever pitch. Whether you have managed to secure tickets or have been following the action from the comfort of your couch, The Bentley Hotel in Kensington is offering extra special Wimbledon treats. Take your pick from a Delicious Three Course Wimbledon Lunch or a Quintessentially British Wimbledon Afternoon Tea.

Delicious Three Course Wimbledon Lunch

Enjoy a lovely lunch in the last few days of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships with friends and family dining at our exclusive Kensington restaurant, Peridot. The special Wimbledon menu features a sumptuous 3 course festive menu along with a glass of chilled fine Champagne or Pimm’s with lemonade and selection of teas.

Price: £35.00 per person – To make a reservation please call t: 020 7244 5555

Wimbledon Afternoon Tea

Two quintessentially British afternoon activities, tennis and afternoon tea come together at Peridot during the Wimbledon games. Indulge with delicious afternoon tea selection of sandwiches and cream-slathered strawberries, sipping sparkling wine or Pimm’s with lemonade.

Price: £35.00 per person – To make a reservation please call t: 020 7244 5555

London Parks In The Summer

London’s parks are truly magical and they really come alive in the summer time. The warm rays of sunshine bathe the grassy spaces and trees in golden light and the sounds of summer waft over on the gentle breeze. The location of The Bentley mean you can either head north to the various Royal Parks or South across the River Thames to Battersea Park.

The Bentley Near London parks

What To Do This Summer In Hyde Park

One of the largest London Parks, Hyde Park spoils for choice. Explore Kensington Palace and Gardens and The Serpentine on foot or hire a bike and cruise up and down the lanes that crisscross the park. Find the perfect spot in the park to soak up the summer sun and enjoy a traditional British picnic under the grand towering trees.

What To Do This Summer In Battersea Park

Battersea Park enjoys a northern border along the River Thames with grand views of the north bank from the one-kilometre long riverside promenade. Battersea Park offers a number sporting facilities and miles of roads and paths for a run through nature. The Children’s Zoo is a great outing for the family with a chance to see animals from home and abroad.

A great way to see the park and fun for the family is by hiring a recumbent bike from London Recumbents. Sort of a cross between a bicycle and a go-kart the kids will love exploring the park this way. Hire your from London Recumbents located by the The Children’s Zoo on the North Carriage Drive.

We are really looking forward to welcoming you at The Bentley this summer. Check availability now and speak to our concierge about enjoying London’s parks in the summer.

Father’s Day 2015 Gift Ideas

What better way to show your appreciation for the world’s best dad with a stay at the The Bentley, a sumptuous afternoon tea or lunch at our brasserie Peridot or a pampering treatment at Le Kalon Spa? The Bentley has put together some unforgettable Father’s Day gift ideas at our luxury Kensington hotel.

The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift: A Stay At The Bentley

Give your dad the ultimate gift this Father’s Day at The Bentley Hotel Kensington! Widely acclaimed as one of the grandest hotels in London, the Bentley hotel puts you in the heart of the city’s Kensington district with world-famous attractions only moments away.

To make a booking contact the team at:

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7244 5555
Email: info@thebentley-hotel.com

FATHER’S DAY GIFT SPA SPECIALS:

JUST FOR DAD!

Deeply nourishing and intensely cleansing ritual which rejuvenates, releases toxins and stimulates circulation. Beginning with a Black soap cleanse whilst in the Hammam, before a vigorous full body traditional exfoliation with a Kessa Mitt and a fragranced mineral salt scrub. Then, the signature blend of melted Shea butter and your chosen fragranced body oil is drizzled across the body for a deep-relaxation massage sending you into a dream-like world.
90 min – £140

GENTLEMAN’S ESCAPE

Using La Sultane’s rich, signature blend of warm oil and melted Shea butter, the warm mixture is gently drizzled over the entire body and an intensive muscle melting massage is performed using deep massage moves and flowing techniques to offer deep relaxation and relieve tension leaving your muscles soothed and mind and body relaxed.
60 min – £90

EXPRESS DAD

This is a wonderful back treatment to thoroughly cleanse and exfoliate the back. Black soap with Eucalyptus is used for a traditional, deep-cleanse exfoliation – packed with vitamins to nourish the skin whilst the antiseptic property of the Eucalyptus clears the pores. Finishing with a tension-relieving massage to soothe the muscles.
30 min – £50

To book, contact our Senior Spa Therapist on
t: 020 7244 5371 or email spa@thebentley-hotel.com
or
Reception on t: 020 7244 5555

Le Kalon Spa gift vouchers are also available on request.

FATHER’S DAY DINING & AFTERNOON TEA SPECIALS AT PERIDOT
Sunday 21 June ’15

Lunch

What do you get a father with a kid as great as you? Peridot Restaurant at The Bentley London Hotel has prepared a special treat for Father’s Day. Another way of putting smile on your Dad’s face.
Price: £35.00 per person

Champagne Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a lovely afternoon tea during Father’s Day. Take the kids out for a treat of afternoon tea at The Bentley London, a lovely way of getting the family together! Indulge in a delicious spread of sandwiches and pastries, sipping tea or hot chocolate and Champagne for the adults.
Price: £35.00 per Adult – £15.00 per Child

Book your Father’s Day afternoon tea or lunch on 0207 244 5555

Afternoon Tea In Kensington, London

After a long day shopping or sightseeing in London a mouth watering traditional afternoon tea goes down a treat. At The Bentley in Kensington we pride ourselves in an afternoon tea selection that is the envy of other hotels. We create and prepare our afternoon tea selection fresh every day.

Afternoon Tea or High Tea is thought to have been created by Ann Duchess of Bedford to stave off the hunger pangs between lunch and the evening meal. While initially proving exclusive to the social set, afternoon tea soon became popular amongst member of the general public.

Take your afternoon tea in the opulent surroundings of the lounge in our Kensington Hotel. Choose from  traditional English afternoon tea or splash out on a chocolate or champagne afternoon tea.

Afternoon tea is served daily from 15:00pm -18:00pm.

BOOK YOUR AFTERNOON TEA NOW +44 (0)20 207 244 5555

Download a sample afternoon tea menu