London is one of our favourite cities (obviously). With so much history and iconic landmarks you can never run out of things to do in this amazing corner of the world.
However, where do you go when you’ve seen Big Ben, The Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace… I won’t go on… and what can you do that avoids fighting your way through the fencing salle of selfie sticks?
Here are 8 things to do in London that are off the beaten tourist track and curated for a lavish personal London experience:
First things first, where are you resting your head at night?
There’s not a lot of point indulging in the most extravagant experiences London has to offer if you are returning to a scene from Hotel Hell.
Sleep should be number one of the list of most luxurious activities, and we have got you covered.
Intercontinental Park Lane Royal Suite upgrades luxury to royalty and pays homage to its local history, being Queen Elizabeth II’s childhood home. The stylish and modern suite stretches over 196.7sqm and can accommodate up to 10 guests. It is a place where every amenity and feature has been curated to spoil the guest and pamper them beyond expectations.
There’s little more beautiful than a 360 degree aerial view over London.
However, you don’t want your perfect view to be ruined by hordes of people scrambling to get the best picture to post online.
This doesn’t have to be your reality; from a private capsule in the iconic London Eye, The Vinopolis Champagne Tasting Capsule experience awaits you.
Including two full rotations lasting 1 hour, a wine specialist will serve and guide you through a history of the beverages you will try, accompanied by small tasters to awaken your taste buds.
Driving around this beautiful city in the ultimate style could be one of the most luxurious things to do.
Executive chauffeur services are available from £175 ($225) per hour, allowing you to cruise around town in a Rolls Royce Phantom.
Your driver is on call to take you wherever you want, and the car features free wifi, water and champagne, as well as the latest tech, plus charging sockets for all your devices.
Available at Honky Tonk restaurant in Chelsea, treat yourself to the UK’s most expensive burger.
The patty is made from 220g of Kobe Wagyu beef and 60g of New Zealand venison, seasoned with smoked Himalayan salt, topped with black truffle brie, Canadian lobster poached in Iranian saffron, Beluga caviar, hickory smoked duck egg, a mango and champagne jus, grated white truffle and maple syrup coated streaky bacon. Sandwiched beautifully between a bun, seasoned with Japanese matcha, cream mayonnaise and intricately covered in gold leaf.
Costing a mouth-watering £1,100, this take on a fast food classic has earned its title of ‘The Glamburger.’
To truly experience living the most luxurious life that London has to offer, we recommend you wash down your burger with one of the world’s most expensive cocktails.
Created by Salvatore Calabrese – one of the worlds leading bartenders – ‘Salvatore’s Legacy’ is available at the notorious Playboy Club in Mayfair. The cocktail is made of only four ingredients: a 1778 Clos de Griffier Vieux Cognac, a 1770 Kummel Liqueur, a circa 1860 Dubb Orange Curacao and a few dashes of circa 1900s Angostura Bitter, and has a price tag of £5,500.
Famous BAFTA Awards hair stylist Stuart Phillip will ensure you leave your city break looking like you’ve spent months reconnecting with Mother Nature in an ancient temple; refreshed, revitalized and new.
Spend the whole day in his expert hands: hands that have rested upon, and worked miracles for, the heads of pop culture royalty.
Apart from a swanky new look, the price for the appointment includes luxury car services, a champagne lunch, live music by famous musicians, as well as hand picked products to last you 1 year, designed and selected for your hair.
A quintessential British tradition, an afternoon tea experience is a must during a visit to this historical city. This past time, that radiates luxury, was created purely to indulge and socialise in the upmost style during the reign of Queen Victoria.
There are countless offerings of this British staple, from traditional and elegant servings at the famous Ritz Hotel to a quirkier take on a classic in Covent Garden’s B Bakery bus tour. You will be truly spoilt for choice but this is a luxury experience not to be missed while visiting the city.
Walking past somebody that smells as good – if not better – than they look, is like smelling the true essence of luxury.
While there are some gorgeous oud’s and sandalwood infused fragrances stocked in your high end department store, nothing comes close to this one of a kind scent.
In the world of perfumes, there is nothing so luxurious as ‘Clive Christian’s Imperial Majesty.’
Sold exclusively at Harrods, or direct through Clive Christian, the fragrance is said to be one of the best fragrances in the world.
In addition to the exclusive oil, an even more coveted collection exists, and only 3 out of the 10 produce remain. This capsule collection comes encased in a bottle moulded from nest polished crystal, cradled by the 18 carat gold collar, in which nestles a 5 carat white diamond.
With POA nothing says luxury much more than this.
If you’re visiting our great city for a business or private trip, why not hire a super-connected Personal Assistant for your stay from 19 London; someone who can look after your every need, get you into the best restaurants in town and organise every aspect of your stay.