Hans’ Bar & Grill Easter Specials

Perfect for the year-round chocoholic, or those looking for an indulgent Easter treat, Hans’ Bar & Grill down one of Chelsea’s most beautiful streets, should be top of your go-to list for Easter Sunday.

It’s namesake, Sir Hans Sloane has been credited with bringing the milk chocolate that we know, and adore (!) today, to the UK – and it’s menu, of course, is a chocoholics dream.

As part of 11 Cadogan Gardens, one of Chelsea’s boutique hotels, the two have a selection of special Easter promotions which are entirely irresistible.

For those that have successfully survived 40 days and 40 nights without chocolate, cake and all things delicious, Hans’ Bar and Grill have no better way to celebrate the end of Lent than with their Easter Sunday Afternoon Tea. Tuck into traditional favourites, as well as a couple of cocoa surprises, all for just £29 per person (or £39pp, including Champagne).

Dining in the restaurant for lunch or dinner? All children will receive a complimentary Easter egg. Make sure they save it for pudding! Check out the menu here.

11 Cadogan Gardens, 50% discount on suites

Easter is a wonderful time to gather with friends and family, but sometimes you just don’t want them running riot in your house. For anyone with family staying over the Easter period, 11 Cadogan Gardens are offering 50% off suites – with a full English breakfast too (saves you on the washing up!). For more info, visit their website here.

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Easter Chocolate Market

Make sure you mark Saturday 13 April in your diaries – the day Duke of York Square becomes a complete haven for chocoholics!

The weekly fine food market will see London’s finest chocolatiers descend on the Square, overseen by the statue of Sir Hans Sloane – who notably introduced milk chocolate to Europe!

The market will be open from 10am – 4pm with a selection of special artisan chocolate market stalls –

  • Sir Hans Sloane Chocolate
  • Susie Keane
  • Diana David
  • Peacoc
  • Lavolio
  • Baci from Speciality Foods (offering iconic Italian Chocolate)
  • Bad Brownies
  • London Chocolate

In addition to these delicious additions, a number of the much-loved regulars will be offering exclusive innovation chocolate decision. An extensive array of mouth-watering treats for sugar-fiends will be available including chocolate sushi from Aki Maki, chocolate flavoured Vietnamese spring rolls from Rao Deli, 10 different flavours of chocolate fudge from Cookies and Creams, as well as chocolate Guiness cake from Nick Fu – just to name a few!

Head into Partridges to carry on your chocolate travels where four Royal Warrant holders will showcase some of their finest cocoa offerings; include Prestat, Bedicks, Charbonnel and Walker, alongside freshly made chocolate flavoured Chelsea Buns.

See you there!

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Mother’s Day Baking Workshop

Why not spoil your mother this Mother’s Day with the most delicious workshop at Bread Ahead? On 31 March, from 2-5pm at their exclusive Mother’s Day workshop, you will create the classic Overnight White Tin Loaf, simply moreish Devonshire Splits and the Rich Tea and Fruit infused Bara Brith.

The expert bakers guarantee that you will leave laden with baked delights and a rumbling tummy. We suggest you get home, put the kettle on and enjoy the spoils of your workshop with your family.

£90pp. Places will sell out fast – book yours here.

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Spruce up your spring with a competition

Here’s your chance to dust off those winter cobwebs with Pavilion Road’s spring competition! The winner and their guest will enjoy a spring beauty makeover at Cosmetics a La Carte, blow dry at Salon Sloane and complimentary drinks and cakes at The Roasting Party.

To enter, ‘like’ Pavilion Road’s competition post, tag a friend who you would like to share your prize with, and make sure you are both following @pavilionroad on Instagram.

The competition will start on Wednesday 20 March and will end at 11.59pm on Wednesday 27 March 2019. The winner will be chosen at random and notified on Thursday 28 March 2019.

Good luck!

T&Cs

Booking is necessary ahead of visiting Cosmetics à la Carte, Salon Sloane and The Roasting Party.

The total value of drinks and cakes at The Roasting Party is £15.

Salon Sloane and Cosmetics à la Carte reserve the right to choose a stylist and make-up artist for the winner and their guest.

The prizes cannot be exchanged for cash.

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FLUX

FLUX is one of London’s leading exhibitions which showcases some of the most talented and dynamic painters, sculptors and performance artists. FLUX is used as a platform for contemporary artists to be discovered and celebrates them on the precipice of wider accolade and fame.

From 14-17 March, visit the National Army Museum to see FLUX, curated by Lisa Gray, the founder, and a complimentary display from over 100 artists including Pedro Sousa Louro (mixed media), Helen Dyne (glass artist) and Teresa Wells (sculpture).

This year, guests can expect a selection of unique offers from ‘Mini Masterpieces’ where smaller artworks by FLUX artists can be purchased for £300 or less, a collectors gift with all purchases and exclusive display of 12 artworks by Charles Salvador.

More information and how to book can be found here.

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Hottest new opening in Chelsea: Belmond Cadogan Hotel

After a historic renovation, the wait is finally over for the hottest opening in Chelsea; Sloane Street’s Belmond Cadogan Hotel. It’s walls tell incredible tales from glamour to scandal, from Oscar Wilde to Lillie Langtry and now it re-opens in the heart of Chelsea offering a luxury home-from-home retreat in its next chapter.

It’s impressive doors on Sloane Street, with doormen dressed in uniforms reminiscent of 1960s London and the Mary Quant King’s Road era welcome you in to a roaring fireplace and sweeping staircase leading up to the 54 bedrooms. Impressive details include a bronze cast of 600 books, honouring Oscar Wilde’s story, and 400 pieces of original artwork lining the walls, commissioned from mostly British artists paying homage to the artistic enclave that is the Belmond Cadogan. Further details and playful touches, include Oscar the peacock, glittering in Swarovski crystals and the bespoke tea sets and hand-knitted tea cosies in bedrooms.

The “Best of British” dining is led by Head Chef, Adam Handling, and guests can expect daringly modern and innovative recipes which are enhanced by the restaurants sustainability ethos. Expect theatrical dishes such as Lamb Wellington and his signature creation, Truffle Cheese Doughnuts.

Each of the 54 bedrooms and suites are unique and offer nothing bust the most exception experience for guests. Working fireplaces, large bathrooms with deep, freestanding roll-top baths with bespoke book and champagne holders ensure a home-from-home experience for guests. Each guest also has private access, through 21 Pont Street, as well as access to the exclusive Cadogan Place Gardens so they too can feel like a Chelsea resident.

For more info and to book, visit their website here.

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Annoushka X Patricia Mitchell

Annoushka X Patricia Mitchell Exhibition

As part of the “Art at Annoushka” programme which launched in 2011, showcasing original artworks from a roster of International artists, Annoushka welcomes artist and mixed media sculptor, Patricia Mitchell from 11-31 March.

The exhibition flows on from Patricia’s elaborate window installations which celebrated the arrival of Annoushka’s latest collection – The Beetle. This spring, Patricia’s lifesize beetles, crafted from paper and naturally edge lit neon Perspex, will grace the windows of the boutique. She brings to life the dragonfly, the bee and the butterfly with black gloss Perspex with paper cut foliage as well as hand painted dragonflies coloured with lacquer to create a striking aesthetic.

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London – Love – Art

Welcome the arrival of Spring and honour International Women’s’ Day with the latest exhibition at 508 Gallery which opens on 8 March, the day we celebrate economic, social, cultural and political achievements of women around the world.

The exhibition, a collection of works by 15 artists from nine countries including Belgium, Italy, Morocco, Switzerland and France, celebrates women regardless of their race or nationality. Explore paintings, digital art and sculptures of unique styles, techniques and conceptual ideas which have merged together to create a collaborative exhibition full of colour and passion.

On display 8-20 March, 508 Gallery SW10 0LD.

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Exclusive T2 Offer

Thirsty? Receive 20% off when you sign up to Tea Society or are already a Tea Society member from 21 February to 3 March.

T&Cs

  • Offer only available on the specified dates for Tea Society Members and New sign ups
  • 20% off can be redeemed as many times as they like during offer period
  • Offer can be used in conjunction with the Storage tin offer.
  • Offer not available to team purchases
  • Offer not in conjunction with any other discounts e.g. Student Discount, Bundle offers
  • Offer does not apply to gift cards.
  • Offer excludes Sale items
  • Offer excludes Tea Time, teas purchased with the 20% discount cannot earn a stamp.

More info on their website here.

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Pancake Day

Shrove Tuesday, 5 March, is soon to swoop upon us; the day when foodies can rejoice and indulge in pancakes all day long. Here’s a round-up of Chelsea’s finest pancake offering – you’d batter sit down for these…

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Strolling down Pavilion Road, you’ll find Wulf & Lamb – one of London’s finest vegan hubs. Start your morning with the fluffy American pancakes (£9.95), stacked up high, doused in maple syrup and topped with mixed berries and vanilla cashew cream.

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Carrying on up one of London’s most beautiful streets is Granger & Co. Their legendary ricotta hotcakes (£12.95) come with a glowing reputation and a delicious accompaniment of banana and honeycomb butter. You’ll go flippin’ crazy for these!

In the heart of Chelsea is Sloane Square, home to Chelsea locals’ favourite hot-spot, Colbert, inspired by the great boulevard cafes in Paris. Sit back, relax and enjoy a feast of a morning with their buttermilk pancakes. Add bacon (£10.75), or add berries (£12.75) or prefer your pancakes straight, have ’em plain (£8.50).

A stones through away is Duke of York Square. The much-loved pancake man from L’Amouse Bouche will be on hand, taking up residency outside Partridges, for the whole of Pancake Day. Grab your crepes on-the-go.

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If you’re on a health kick, Farm Girl Chelsea should be top of your destination list. Their buckwheat flour and buttermilk pancakes (£12) will fill any hungry tummy, arriving with maple syrup, berries, candied pistachios and coconut shavings and will leave you guilt free!

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However, if health isn’t such concern on this day of indulgence then My Old Dutch is the place for you; pancakes all day, both sweet and savoury. Got a sweet tooth? Try yours topped with banana, nuts and ice cream, drizzled with chocolate sauce (£9.25). Prefer a more savoury option? Order the Eggs Florentine (£10.95); creamed spinach, cheese, topped with baby spinach, red onion and sunny side eggs. Delish!

Further up the King’s Road is one of Chelsea’s instituations, Bluebird. Bask in the sunshine on the terrace at the café and tuck into an unlimited stack of pancakes. Can you think of anything ‘batter’? For just £30, enjoy two hours of bottomless pancakes with a variety of sweet and savoury toppings to accompany bottles Prosecco. More info and booking here.

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