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What To Do March 2016 In London

March is a beautiful time of year when spring is blossoming and yet the crispness of winter still lingers. The team at The Bentley Hotel provides warm service with bespoke luxury, and to make the most out of your trip to London we want to inspire you with some great ideas of what to do.

Mother’s Day 2016 In London

Make 2016 the year the year you surprise and delight your mother with a luxurious trip to London. Indulge in an traditional English afternoon tea and explore the parks and scenic areas of London. If your mother loves flowers and gardening make sure you visit the Camellia Festival at Chiswick house.

For the style obsessed mom, Vogue is exhibiting “A Century of Style” at the National Portrait Gallery. This world renowned gallery offers more than just contemporary exhibits. The “NPC” is home to historic Victorian paintings rich in British history. However if your mom is just looking for a day of pure relaxation then why not unwind in a top end spa and cap it off all with a delectable dinner. The perfect day is awaiting you and your mother this March at The Bentley Hotel London.

Find out here how you can give your mother everything this Mother’s Day.

Easter Weekend 2016

London is having a festive end to the month of March by putting on a multitude of events for anyone that has interest in getting out and about. This includes shows, festivals and traditions such as the Oxford, Cambridge boat race that has been in place since 1829. This boat race this year will take place on the 27th March and is a key part of both Universities history. There have been 161 races between the two universities and they are only separated by two races, with Cambridge in the lead. This could be the year when Oxford gains back a race so make sure you be there to see it live.

There are many more social occasions taking place Easter weekend in London; perfect for families and individuals. When visiting a great city like London it is only right to experience all it has to offer, including the sumptuous luxury offered by The Bentley.

Top Events in London This February

After all of the New Year’s excitement, your February might be looking a little boring. This doesn’t have to be the case as there is always something to do and something to explore in London. February in London is the month of love and excitement with Chinese New Year, Valentine’s’ Day and The London Fashion Week.

The Fashionable London

From the 19th to the 23rd February, London will be hosting its semi-annual fashion week. This year marks the return of Gareth Pugh after seven years at Paris’ fashion week. With fashion exhibitions happening between Oxford Street and The Mall be sure to know where to stay and where to visit during your visit to London.

Follow this short itinerary of where events will be taking place during the London Fashion Week.

  1. Lights of Soho
    Registration for the Designer Showrooms
  2. Brewer Street Car Park 
    The Designer Showrooms
  3. The Institute of Contemporary Arts
    BFC Presentation Space
  4. Golden Square
    London Fashion Week at Golden Square
  5. Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design
    AmEx Talks

To find out more about this event be sure to visit the website here. When visiting London be sure to stay in luxury at The Bentley Hotel. Its ideal location takes you away from the London crowds and you will love its fashionable and exclusive Kensington location.

Time to be in Love

Valentine’s Day is approaching rapidly so why not make plans to provide a bit of sumptuous luxury and comfort to your loved one, in the heart of Kensington.

The ice bar is a sought after location in London and has a truly lively environment. With gift cards available from their website you could surprise your date before the 14th and have them ready for a London adventure.

Do you want to add more to your usual dinner and a film? Kensington Palace will offer exclusive themed tours and films screening on the 14th of February. This is sure to impress and create memories that will last a lifetime.

The Bentley Hotel is offering a special Valentine’s Day Date Night special offer that is sure to spark passion on this special Day. With fine dining and wine for you to enjoy look towards The Bentley to make your day special by booking with us.

If leaving your room isn’t what you want to do then venture down to Le Kalon Spa for posh pampering at The Bentley. Here you could have a 23 carat gold facial or a manicure. Find out more about this extravagant offer here.

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

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

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