Rooms capacities:
Pompadour Ballroom (250)
Queensberry (150)
Soho (50)
Mayfair (50)
Nash (20)
Nicols (10)

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. The bar will be popping up outside this summer in partnership with New Zealand winemaker Cloudy Bay (until October 2021).

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 this summer, offering drinks and dining along Regent Street (until October 2021).

Hotel Café Royal’s award-winning afternoon tea is served in a unique setting, the Oscar Wilde Lounge. 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 (Currently closed – reopening date to be confirmed).

Q&A

Opening times

Cakes & Bubbles:

Daily 12:00–22:00
Afternoon Tea
Daily 14:00–18:00

Green Bar:

Daily 12.00  – 22.00

3 things to try when you’re there

  • Award-wining afternoon tea in the Oscar Wilde Lounge
  • An exclusive water treatment in London’s first Watsu pool in the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre

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.