Thursday, 2 June 2022 – Sunday, 5 June 2022
Where better to feast like royalty this Bank Holiday than the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Here are the hottest tables in the neighbourhood to book for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The Ivy Chelsea Garden
Toast to the Queen’s unwavering service to crown and country with a series of cocktails, featuring Pimm’s, Tanqueray 10 and Seedlip, complete with suitably regal titles as a nod to the Great British sense of humour. Topping off celebrations, enjoy their limited edition ‘The Platinum Crown’ dessert; mint chocolate ice cream, honeycomb and a hot chocolate caramel sauce.
196-197 King’s Road, London SW3 5EQ
The Cadogan Arms
Enjoy a ‘right royal lock in’ at The Cadogan Arms, open until 1am with delicious cocktails and jubilee-themed menu. Tuck into trifle and boogie till late to the sounds of live music and DJs playing classic British hits.
298 King’s Road, Londn Sw3 5UG
Royalty reigns with Peggy Porschen’s summer collection, ‘Happy and Glorious’. Reminiscent of an English garden party, each of the feel-good flavours has everything you need to take you effortlessly from picnics to parties – this includes cupcakes celebrating the very best of British berries, a reminagined Floral Victoria Sponge and biscuits, created in collaboration with the Queen’s handbag maker, Launer London.
219 King’s Road, London SW3 5EJ
Inspired by all things royal, the Pastry Team at Bluebird have curated a bespoke British high tea. From £34.50 (plus a tiny bit more for a glass of English sparkling), enjoy traditional miniature sandwiches, a selection of sweets including a ‘Sovereign Orb Jaffa Cake’, and warm scones. They are also throwing a Queen’s Jubilee Party on Saturday 4 June to which everyone is invited – find out more here.
Enjoy a Jubilee edition of Afternoon Tea on the roof terrace at Sloane Place from 1-5 June. A selection of finger sandwiches, including a royal favourite, Coronation Chicken Salad, freshly baked scones, and delicate afternoon tea pastries, including a slice of royal wedding cake, will make for a delightful day of indulgence. The terrace is a very special suntrap so book ahead to avoid disappointment. £45pp and available between 2.30-3.45pm.
60 Lower Sloane Street, London SW1W 8BP
Maitre Choux have transformed the British favourite, Eton Mess, into a limited edition éclair for the celebrations. Pick up a ‘Blueberry and Strawberry Eton Mess’ eclair – or box of! – for your King’s Road Street Party picnic!
59 King’s Road, London SW3 4ND
And for the ultimate Jubilee celebrations, don’t miss the King’s Road Street Party on Saturday, 4 June, from 11am-6pm – the perfect setting to wine, dine, toast and cheer to The Queen! Expect pop-up bars from The Cadogan Arms, Patridges and Moet & Chandon, a banquetting table, entertainment for all the family in abundance and a Jubilee edition of the Fine Food Market. We’ll see you there!