• News Archive 2016

    Claridge's Christmas Tree 2016

    Claridge's Christmas Tree 2016

    The 2016 Claridge’s Christmas Tree has been unveiled. This year, Claridge’s lobby hosts an immersive festive installation created by Sir Jony Ive and Marc Newson.

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     London Precincts, Fiona McCarthy

    Meet our Christmas shopping expert

    During the run-up to Christmas, guests will be able to take advantage of the services of our Christmas shopping expert. She is leading lifestyle writer Fiona McCarthy, whose hot new insider's guidebook London Precincts has just been published, with impeccable timing for Christmas. It offers an insight into London's most interesting shops, cultural hotspots and hidden gems, and has been an instant hit, filled to the brim with Fiona's stories of the city's most intriguing people and places. We're delighted that she has devised for Claridge's guests a bespoke list of local shopping spots not to miss during your stay. In addition, she will be available in person on Saturday afternoons, by appointment, for individual consultations with guests. 

     100,000 Instagram Followers Thank You Video

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    Claridge's Reaches 100,000 Followers on Instagram 

    We are delighted to have reached 100,000 followers on Instagram. To mark the occasion, we've put together a short video to say a big thank you to everyone who follows our daily adventures at Claridge's.

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     Dom Pérignon at Claridge’s

    A Dom Pérignon Gastronomical Experience

    From October 20-23, Dom Pérignon presented ‘Transformation’ in South Molton Street, an exceptional 15-minute sight, sound and taste experience which encapsulated the unique history behind the creation of Dom Pérignon. Cellar Master Richard Geoffroy and Simon Rogan collaborated to craft exclusive tasting and dining experiences for the four days, hosted by a Dom Pérignon Ambassador at Claridge’s.

     What's New - AA Hospitality Awards

    Awards for Fera

    At the 2016 Food & Travel Magazine Awards, Fera at Claridge's was awarded London Restaurant of the Year and Overall Restaurant of the Year. It was also ranked #12 in the Good Food Guide Top 100 Restaurants 2017.

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     Colonnes Pascale’ installation - Frieze Art Fair

    ‘Colonnes Pascale’ installation - Frieze Art Fair

    ‘Colonnes Pascale’ consists of objects from Africa, Morocco and China – everyday enamel, terracotta, ceramic and metal pots – vertically stacked in six-metre columns. The work is characterised by its playfulness, but also asks questions about the effect of hunger on the African continent. The striking installation by artist Pascale Marthine Tayou was in place at Claridge's lobby from September 27 to October 12, over the period of the Frieze Art Fair 2016.

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     Claridge's Bar

    Ruinart at Claridge’s Bar

    Claridge’s Bar is delighted to present the champagnes of Ruinart, the first established Champagne house in 1729. Ruinart is all about elegance, subtlety and freshness, with its distinctive signature of Chardonnay, the house’s emblematic grape variety. Five different cuvées are available by the glass in Claridge’s Bar until the end of October.

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     What's New - Claridge’s wins award for best traditional afternoon tea

    Claridge’s wins award for best traditional afternoon tea

    The best places in London to enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea have been named in the Afternoon Tea Awards 2016 and Claridge’s has proudly taken home the title of ‘Best Traditional Afternoon Tea’. Over 30 of London's finest hotels and restaurants were shortlisted for the awards sponsored by afternoontea.co.uk, which recognise the best in afternoon tea service and creativity.

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     What's New - Fera wins wine award

    Fera at Claridge’s wins wine award

    We are delighted to announce that Fera at Claridge’s has won a prestigious three-star award in World of Fine Wine’s 2016 ‘World's Best Wine List’. Over 4,500 wine lists from around the world were judged by a panel that included leading international wine critics and sommeliers, such as Alder Yarrow, Elin McCoy, Ch’ng Poh Tiong, Andrew Jefford, Andreas Larsson, Francis Percival, and Editor Neil Beckett. Only 322 restaurants were recognised for the top-tier three-star award.

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     What's New - Claridge’s Choreographer In Residence

    Claridge’s Choreographer In Residence

    Award-winning professional ballroom and Latin dancer Marius Caluser has been appointed as Claridge’s first-ever choreographer-in-residence. Available to couples choosing to hold their wedding ceremony at Claridge’s, Marius is on hand to guide our couple through a uniquely choreographed set for their first dance, offering anything from an elegant waltz or foxtrot to a passionate tango or rumba.

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     What's New - Fera Development Kitchen Opens Its Doors To More

    Fera Development Kitchen Opens its Doors To More

    By popular demand, Fera Development Kitchen has extended its opening days to include Wednesdays. The interactive dining concept at Fera at Claridge’s gives guests the opportunity to taste a succession of dishes in the development kitchen, described by the chefs at every stage of their creation. Fera Development Kitchen can also be booked privately for up to six guests.

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     What's New - sister act

    Sister Act

    Claridge’s is now making it easier to enjoy our sister hotels, The Berkeley and The Connaught. As our guest, you can visit any of the bars, spas and restaurants at our sister hotels and charge the bill to your account at Claridge’s. Dine at The Connaught’s two Michelin-starred restaurant, Hélène Darroze, or spa the day away at Bamford Hayburn Spa at The Berkeley, whatever your choice may be, the added pleasures and activities this new benefit brings are definitely worth spending an extra night for.

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