The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is every girls favourite west London hotel and with good reason.
Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, just across form Harvey Nichols, is the fantastic Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park. Whether you are in town for shopping, dining, dating or all three you could not pick a better place to stay than the recently refurbished Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park. Next door is the prestigious Number 1 Hyde Park Apartments and just behind is the beautiful Hyde Park and Serpentine. Combine the sought after location with first class service and superb facilities and you have the perfect venue for a super plush date with one of our stunning companions.
As luxury hospitality continues to boom in the UK capital, there has never been more pressure on high-end chains to put their best foot forward. And that is exactly what Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London has done with the unveiling of its latest renovations, redesigns and upgrades.
After months of painstaking improvements, the hotel’s public areas, restaurants and event spaces are once again open to guests, breathing new life into the prestigious London address.
If you were thinking of treating yourself to a decadent stay in Knightsbridge with a beautiful companion, here is what you can expect to encounter at this unashamedly opulent hotel.
Dinner by Heston
Heston Blumenthal’s two Michelin starred restaurant, Dinner. If you are looking to impress with innovative, perfectly presented dishes and an extensive drinks list then you have come to the right place. Worthy of two Michelin stars, the dishes come with a hefty price tag as one would expect. However this is the place to really devour and enjoy yourselves. Expect creative twists on mains such as halibut, lamb and prime rib eye, and new takes on dishes like the infamous ‘Meat Fruit’ from the 1500s and Salamagundy from the 1800s, in a stunning dining setting with a theatrical, open kitchen. The top table is a ring-side booth inside Heston’s cooking lab itself.
If you like a cocktail and Japanese food then will certainly love The Aubrey. .A social place where the atmosphere is always vibrant. Sake and sashimi with live DJ’s will ensure that you have a fantastic night with plenty of fun. As with anything at the Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park it is polished and perfected to the highest standard. No two nights at The Aubrey will ever be the same as it offers seasonal cocktails, live DJ sets and a five star Asian menu. You can even book an Omakase experience in a private six seater bar where a skilled mixologist will simply “leave it up to you” as you create your perfect cocktail. The Aubrey is billed as an immersive experience and not just a bite to eat; taking reference from the Japanese word Izakaya, made up of three kanji with the meaning “in order” – stay-drink-place. This really is a venue to grab a drink, settle in, and get comfortable; there are few places that are as elegant, stunning and welcoming to relax, rehydrate and remain in as The Aubrey.
What could be more perfectly refined after a morning of shopping? Afternoon tea in an airy Victorian room, soaring windows offering views down on to Brompton road, whilst also serving to fill the space with delicious light – all with champagne, of course. The Rosebery has you covered with the most quintessential British experience. Award winning delicate sandwiches and fancy cakes but with a contemporary and seasonal twist. The Rosebery at the Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park is flooded with light thanks to its high ceilings; such a beautiful space with comfortable upholstered seating and free flowing champagne. The perfect spot to spoil your companion, the cherry on the most decadent cake to a perfect date.
No matter how many refurbishments and facelifts the Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park has one thing is always constant; the Mandarin Bar. It is an institution. A cool, contemporary bar where you can unwind in style. Oiled mirrors, the perfect lighting and excellent service combine to make it the perfect haunt for a drink, or five. You can pop in for a pre-dinner cocktail or get a bottle and kick back for a few hours. It is a place where you can stop after a long day shopping in your jeans or you can dial it up and prop up the bar in a suit. It may well be glamorous but it is also very relaxed and welcoming. If you get hungry then Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner has created a lighter range of snacks including a caviar menu for you to enjoy with a drink. All you need is a beautiful lady to accompany you and you’ll have a wonderful venue to unwind together.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park
This maybe the best spa in London; the underground spa is moody and sexy. A bold statement as this city is not short of a spa or two but it really is divine. Choose between oxygen facials, LED light treatments, manicures, pedicures and even a rose massage to have you and your companion feeling refreshed and revitalised after a night or two in the big smoke. The spa has dedicated male treatments as well as alternative therapies using CBD oil. It boasts a 17 metre double lane indoor pool as well as a fully stocked fitness centre. If you have kinks that you need toned out then why not try their Movements studio which specialises in exercise designed to improve posture and mobility. One thing is for sure, you will leave the spa feeling on top of the world.
The Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park is a world class hotel and would be an excellent choice for a dinner date, an intimate overnight or an unforgettable city staycation with an upscale companion.
From the moment you arrive at the Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park you just know you will be in for a special experience; so just give us a call to arrange your alluring companion to ensure a truly unforgettable encounter in this iconic hotel.