Hotel Café Royal is London’s first, modern grand luxury 5 star hotel which enjoys an unrivalled setting, where the elegance of Mayfair, energy of Soho and sophistication of St. James combine.
Frequented by distinguished figures such as Winston Churchill, Diana Princess of Wales, D H Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, Mick Jagger and David Bowie; Hotel Café Royal has always been the vibrant living room of London, the place to convene, converse and celebrate. The hotel’s 160 guestrooms and suites, including seven signature suites echoes the glories of Café Royal’s past; calm, assured and distinctive.
The Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre features nine treatment rooms, 18 metre pool, a fully equipped gym and also boasts London’s first Watsu pool. Hotel Café Royal’s lobby was designed by the world-renowned architect and interior designer Piero Lissoni and created with a total investment of almost £5m, the large guest arrival area delivers an outstanding and glamorous entrance to the hotel.
Inspired by the Café Royal Cocktail Book compiled in 1937, the Green Bar at Hotel Café Royal is a vibrant cocktail destination for contemporary Londoners and hotel guests. Celebrating the diverse history of the location, the list features Botanicals and Tonics alongside classic cocktail concoctions and a selection of sharing dishes and small plates.
Cakes & Bubbles by the ‘World’s Best Pastry Chef’, Albert Adrià, offers a parade of exceptional desserts and pastries alongside a wide selection of Champagne and sparkling wines. Swing by the al fresco terrace in partnership with Veuve Cliquot, offering drinks and dining along Regent Street.
Hotel Café Royal’s award-winning afternoon tea is served in a unique setting, The Grill Room. Dating back to 1865, this stunning room has been restored exquisitely to its original Louis XVI detailing. A traditional afternoon tea is served with a selection of savoury and sweet afternoon tea delicacies.
Following the success of his time at the helm of Two-Michelin star kitchens, Alex Dilling has brought one of the capital’s most desired restaurants to Hotel Café Royal. Dilling’s modern take on French gastronomy features decadent tasting menus set in a bright yet intimate space overlooking Regent Street.
The Gallery is located at the very heart of the hotel, overlooking the main lobby and serves an array of Mediterranean classics with unique twists, all under the direction of Executive Chef Eliano Crespi, keeping a focus on locality and seasonality.
Cakes & Bubbles: Daily 11.00 – 21.00
The Grill Room: Wednesday to Sunday 12.00 – 17.30
Green Bar: Monday to Friday 16.00 – 12.00
Saturday: 12.00 – 12.00
Alex Dilling at Hotel Café Royal: Tuesday to Saturday
The Gallery: Daily 12.00 – 10.00
3 things to try when you’re there
- Award-wining afternoon tea in The Grill Room
- An exclusive water treatment in London’s first Watsu pool in the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre
- Experience gastronomic tasting menus at Alex Dilling at Café Royal
You might not know but..
In 1973 David Bowie famously retired his alter ego, Ziggy Stardust, with a star studded party, dubbed ‘The Last Supper’. Guests included the biggest rock stars of the time, such as Mick Jagger, Lou Reed and many others.