Ready to dash off to reacquaint yourself with the marvels of England’s capital city? First, book one of the exclusive signature suites at Biltmore Mayfair London. You can relax in the luxurious surroundings and shake off any lingering travel stain while your butler unpacks for you, and you choose from the exclusive Biltmore Experiences available to signature suite guests. Some options include:
Head off for a private tour of Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace or the Queen’s Gallery before enjoying an elaborate High Tea. Enjoy your favorite blend while nibbling savories and delicate, freshly baked cakes at the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Masons — opened in 2012 by the Queen herself.
Spend some time shopping for designer goods on Bond Street at Harrods and on Savile Row in Mayfair, where you can find Penhaligon’s. This famous British perfumery has created heavenly scents since 1870, and offers a “fragrance profiling” service to help you choose the ideal scent to complement your personality and lifestyle.
Your Biltmore-curated London sojourn can also include a spin on the London Eye in a private pod while enjoying drinks; an exclusive Champagne and canapés cruise aboard a luxury Venetian tender along the Thames; and a half-hour private viewing of the Crown Jewels at The Tower of London conducted by a resident Beefeater — or, if you’re feeling formal, a Yeomen Warder of Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress.
While you’re in town, enjoy a backstage tour of the Royal Opera House before indulging in cocktails served in the secret garden of Theatre Royal Drury Lane. The newly refurbished theater is London’s oldest theater space. Or, claim your seat in a private theater box in one of the West End’s iconic performance venues. Have a memorable sky-high meal on Level 34 of The Shard, where Sunday brunch at Sky Lounge, Shangri-La The Shard can include crab crumpets, sweet and sour prawns and tropical pineapple crémeux.
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