The Montague on the Gardens
Perfectly located for London’s biggest attractions
A charming Georgian townhouse is close to Covent Garden, the West End for London’s greatest theatres and the world’s best shopping on Regents Street and Bond Street, with the tube just moments away and easy transport links at St Pancras International and King’s Cross Railway Station. Just steps from the British Museum, The Montague Hotel is famous for al fresco dining and wonderfully fun pop-ups. The chic Leopard Bar offers live jazz, whilst the conservatory is the perfect place to enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea overlooking peaceful gardens.
The Montague exudes exemplary personal service, understated comfort and rich furnishings throughout. When you experience the serenity of The Montague, you’ll find it hard to believe you’re in central London. You’ll be spoilt for choice with the individually and elegantly designed 88 deluxe guest rooms, 11 luxury suites and one apartment suite – from the stylishly casual and traditional to the self-confidently bold, our the rooms are as inviting as they are homely. All rooms include independent heating and air conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi, movies on-demand, deluxe toiletries, plush bathrobes and slippers.
Dining at The Montague on the Gardens:
The Blue Door Bistro provides a welcoming and informal bistro-style setting, with a superb à la carte menu to match. Light and airy at lunchtime, warm and cosy by evening, the room is decorated on three sides with a panoramic view of London circa 1849. Together with the rich mahogany panelled walls, effective use of mirrored glass, and contemporary wrought iron wall lights, an ambience rooted in the hotel’s location is beautifully achieved. Vegetarian, vegan, Halal and gluten-free options are available. Just let the team know if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies when making a reservation.
Afternoon Tea at The Montague on the Gardens:
There’s nowhere better to savour a delicious traditional Afternoon Tea than The Montague, overlooking peaceful gardens in the heart of London or in their beautiful Leopard Bar. Their The Afternoon Tea includes a scrumptious selection of warmly baked plain and raisin scones, delicious cakes, and freshly hand-cut sandwiches including signature Smoked Salmon with Horseradish Sauce, Free-Range Corn-Fed Chicken with Celery And Mayonnaise and Cucumber and Cream Cheese Children are very much well at The Montague and the team offer a Little Prince and Princess Tea for those under 12 years.
On Fridays and Sundays enjoy The Ultimate Bottomless Afternoon Tea at The Montague. Their refined Afternoon Tea experience with a twist – enjoy 90 minutes of unlimited Lanson Champagne and food! With a guaranteed table on the outdoor terrace, you will dine overlooking the the stunning private Bedford Estate.
The Leopard Bar:
No great hotel is complete without a first-class bar, a place that changes its character as the day progresses, an environment in which the relaxed atmosphere and friendly service makes you feel completely at home. The Leopard Bar at The Montague on the Gardens Hotel is just such an oasis, tucked snugly away from the city streets. The Leopard Bar offers a perfect blend of chic traditional British elegance and South African inspired furnishings, alongside comfortable, quiet and cosy corners. Enjoy a variety of bar snacks and meals, and an excellent selection of drinks and expertly mixed cocktails whilst listening to the relaxing live entertainment which is provided in the bar every Monday to Saturday evening.
If you are looking for a unique way to celebrate your summer party or make the most of the festive season in London then The Montagues themed pop-ups are perfect for the occasion!
The Beach Bar
The award-winning Beach Bar at The Montague on the Gardens is an unforgettable summer party venue. Complete with real sand, a beach-hut style thatched roof, delicious cocktails, palm trees, and a backdrop of a beautiful beach, you’ll feel like you’re basking in the Bahamas rather than in the heart of Central London.
To get you in the summertime spirit the chef serves a delicious range of BBQ options including meat, fish, and vegetarian/vegan dishes followed by a tasty line-up of tempting desserts including assorted ice creams in cones. Cocktails are served in coconuts on arrival, alongside a superb selection of wine, beers, and spirits. Guests also have the added option of unlimited drinks offers.
The Montague’s flexible spaces can accommodate parties of up to 160 guests and the Great Russell Suite is available afterwards for DJ and dancing into the night, complete with a built-in dance floor and private bar
Available 17th of May – 15th of September 2023 – Daytime slot – 12pm – 5pm / Evening slot – 6pm – 10pm (Afterparty options are available in the Great Russell Suite until 12am)
The Ski Lodge – open November 2023 – January 2024:
The Wood Deck is transformed into a magical ski lodge with pine trees, falling snow, reindeer, snowmen, ski racks, piste maps, and strings of fairy lights and lanterns. The centrepiece is a bar serving a selection of beverages, including Schnapps and flavoured vodkas. To help combat the cold and lightly drifting snowflakes, guests can enjoy our delicious candied pecans, mulled wine, hot spiced cider, mugs of steaming hot chocolate cocktails, and big woolly rugs, which will all help to keep you lovely and snug during the long winter nights.
Please note: The Ski Lodge is for exclusive hire or for hotel residents only. We unfortunately cannot take reservations for individual guests unless you are a hotel resident. Public walk-ins may be available on the day but are subject to availability.
Meetings and Events at The Montague on the Gardens
Whether you are hosting a baby shower, bridal shower, or honouring a special birthday, The Montagues carefully curated celebrations package makes planning your social event at The Montague simple without the sacrifice of sophistication.
Hosted in either their idyllic Blue Door Bistro, steeped in historic charm whilst boasting panoramic views of London, our Conservatory, or on the Terrace overlooking the serene Bedford Gardens, your event is sure to offer a beautiful ambience tailored to the character of your occasion.
For more information visit https://montaguehotel.com/meetings-and-events/celebrations-package and a member of the experienced events team would be happy to discuss your requirements.
Weddings at the Montague on the Gardens
The Montague on the Gardens are licensed to hold wedding ceremonies and have three exceptional rooms for you to choose from. The large Great Russell Suite features a private bar and access outside to the wood deck, for more intimate affairs, the Woburn Suite and The Conservatory are ideal.
If you desire an al fresco setting you can exclusively book the outdoor areas of the hotel, comprising the Wood Deck and Garden Terrace, overlooking the private gardens of the Bedford Estate.
If you wish to hold your ceremony at the hotel you will be required to contact the Superintendent Registrar at Camden Council to confirm they are able to attend and conduct the ceremony on your chosen date.
Nearby churches include St George’s Church and St-Giles-in-the-Fields.
The experienced wedding planners will work closely with you to help create the wedding that you have always imagined. The Montague are experienced in both large weddings and smaller, more intimate affairs. Together, they can help you choose your preferences and set to work on turning your dreams into a reality.
AFTERNOON TEA 12PM – 5PM DAILY
BLUE DOOR BISTRO –
Breakfast Monday – Friday: 7.30am – 10.30am / Weekend: 7.30am – 11am
Lunch – Monday – Saturday: 12.30am – 2.30pm / Sunday Lunch: 1pm – 2.30pm
Dinner – Monday – Saturday: 5.30pm – 10pm / Sunday: 5.30pm – 9.30pm
LUNCH: 12:30PM – 2:30PM (MON – SUN)
DINNER: 5:30PM – 10:30PM (MON – SAT) 5:30PM – 9:30PM (SUN)
THE LEOPARD BAR
Open daily 11am to 12am
3 things to try when you’re there
THE MONTAGUE’S BOTTOMLESS AFTERNOON TEA AVAILABLE FRIDAYS AND SUNDAYS!
THE ICONIC LEOPARD COCKTAIL IN THE Leopard BAR: SNOW LEOPARD VODKA, FRANGELICO & AMARULA LIQUOR. SERVED WITH LEOPARD PAW PRINT.
BOOK INTO ONE OF LONDON’S MOST FAMOUS POP-UP’S – DEPENDING ON THE SEASON CHOOSE between THE BEACH BAR or SKI LODGE.