Book yourself a magical Christmas in venues at the heart of Mayfair.



Luxury Dukes Hotel is offering a host of celebration packages to spread the festive cheer.

There is also a range of seasonal menus on offer from the end of November, including Christmas Day and New Year events.

Or, after a hard day’s shopping, why not pop in for their festive afternoon tea? You can even enjoy it with champagne!

Claridge’s have just announced that their annual Christmas tree will be created by fashion designer Christian Louboutin.

A long time guest and friend of the hotel, Christian will unveil his tree in the hotel lobby on Thursday November 21st.

Meanwhile over at the May Fair Hotel, you can indulge in the Belvedere + Ice experience.

This 7 week pop-up at the hotel’s bar features the wintry world of Belvedere Vodka with bespoke cocktails and pan-Asian small plates.

For the ultimate in cocktail luxury, you can order the Belvedere + Ice. Priced at £300, it includes Richard Hennessy cognac, Madagascan vanilla-infused Belvedere Unfiltered vodka, Dom Perignon Brut Vintage 2009 and a gold leaf varnish.

There will also be five other bespoke vodka-based cocktails, priced from £14 to £18.



Dukes Hotel

The offering at Dukes includes their Christmas Sparkle Package (£315 per room per night) – perfect for overnights while attending events in London.

Guests are offered mulled wine or hot chocolate before heading out for the evening. A full English breakfast is served the following morning.

There are also family packages and the Ultimate Christmas Break which starts at £995.00 per person for a two-night stay in a suite or the penthouse.

Guests are indulged with mulled wine, mince pieces, cocktails and canapés. There are also fine dinners and even an escorted trip to midnight mass at the nearby church of St James’s on Christmas Eve.


For jazz lovers, the hotel is also offering a jazz brunch on Boxing Day and on New Year’s Day.


A stylish tree

Meanwhile, at Claridge’s, their Christmas tree draws visitors and Londoners every year to admire its creative design.

Christian Louboutin said: “Claridge’s is one of the most magical destinations with the tree being one of the city’s highlights at Christmas. I am glad to bring a little piece of Paris to such an iconic London landmark.”

Christian opened his first shoe salon in Paris in 1991. He now has 164 boutiques across the world offering men’s and women’s collections, handbags and small leather goods.


Vodka luxury

At the May Fair Bar, there are a number of enhanced packages for guests who book in advance.

For the ultimate May Fair night out, guests can reserve a private booth for up to 15 guests. This includes two magnums of Belvedere with mixers, three bottles of Laurent-Perrier Rose Champagne alongside still and sparkling water for £1,500.


Find the full range of events, packages and menus on offer at Dukes Hotel over the festive season from their website.

See full details of the Belvedere + Ice event at the May Fair Bar on their website. 

Discover more about Christmas at Claridge’s from their website.


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