THE HALKIN LONDON CELEBRATES ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY THIS SEPTEMBER – Events include: Art Publisher Assouline’s pop-up ‘Culture Lounge’, Afternoon Tea with creations by Pierre Hermé Paris, 20th Anniversary Packages, Launch of 20th Anniversary Suites, and more


Throughout the month of September The Halkin will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with a unique series of events to underline the ‘Home Away From Home’ theme that has characterised this intimate London hotel in exclusive Belgravia.

ART PUBLISHER ASSOULINE
Art publisher ASSOULINE will be creating an immersive pop-up ‘Culture Lounge’ which takes over the hotel bar to showcase its iconic coffee-table books for guests and others to browse in this library-style environment.

“We are a publishing house obsessive about luxury,” says Prosper Assouline, the company’s founder: “This is our first London pop-up Culture Lounge and it is significant that we have chosen to work with a hotel that helped set a benchmark of luxury for the capital”-

Watch for the series of literary events

AFTERNOON TEA WITH PIERRE HERMÉ PARIS
The Halkin is launching an exclusive new “Afternoon Tea Menu” which features creations by Pierre Hermé Paris. Pierre Hermé recently opened his first London “Macarons & Chocolats” boutique on neighboring Lowndes Street. The tea will run through to the end of October.

Pierre Hermé has been described by French Vogue as the ‘Picasso of Pastry’

20TH ANNIVERSARY PACKAGES
New 20th anniversary packages will offer guests the chance as ‘Families’, ‘Shoppers’ and ‘Gastronomes’ to enjoy the best that London has to offer while combining those experiences with one-night stays.

The Family Package’ includes chocolate painting, dipping or chocolate bar making at Rococo Chocolates or a four-course dessert bar meal at the new William Curly Bar on Ebury Street.

The Gastronomy Package’ includes dinner at nahm, Halkin’s award-winning Thai restaurant.

The Shoppers Package’ and MY favourite! a bespoke perfume consultation with Les Senteurs, a ‘His & Hers’ experience including private appointments at De Vroomen jewellers and TomTom Cigars, and a ‘Belgravia Sybarite’ three-hour private shopping tour.

These 20th Anniversary packages allow guests to experience first-hand why Belgravia is such an important neighbourhood while showcasing British heritage brands and contemporary luxury London.

THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF 20TH ANNIVERSARY SUITES
The Halkin will officially open the doors on three new 20th Anniversary Suites in September: two ‘Como Suites’ and one ‘Belgravia Suite’ on the second and third floors. These suites have been renovated to the highest standard, and will include large spacious balconies overlooking the hotel gardens.

The Halkin, Halkin Street, London SW1X 7DJ
Tel: +44 20 7333 1000
Website: http://www.halkin.como.bz
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Liz Palmer
Wine and Travel Writer

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~ by Liz Palmer on August 4, 2011.

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