The warm weather is almost here, and we can hardly wait! On this list is 5 of the most stunning spots in London, UK to celebrate spring. These places go above and beyond with their instagrammable floral arrangements, decor and beautiful food and drinks.
Saint Aymes is founded and exclusively designed by two sisters, Michela and Lois Wilson. The two find beauty, and its ability to lift the human spirit fascinating. Whether a work of art, a delicate flower or the ceiling of a chapel, beauty has the ability to inspire, encourage and enrich our lives.
From coffee to confectionery and interior design to hospitality, as sole designers of each project, the sisters strive to sprinkle the uplifting magic of beauty into everyday experiences.
Founded in 2003, the company is headed by award-winning cake designer, author and Creative Director Peggy Porschen and her husband Bryn Morrow (Managing Director). Leading her talented team of pastry chefs and sugar-craft artists, Peggy is passionate about creating edible works of art for special occasions including christenings, baby showers, birthday parties and corporate events. Renowned for irresistibly pretty and elegant designs that are not only visually stunning but also taste delicious, Peggy acquired an enviable client list including many celebrities, Royals and members of high society. Her cookies and cakes graced many A-list events such as the 2011 wedding of Kate Moss and Jamie Hince, Elton John’s White Tie & Tiara Ball, Stella McCartney’s wedding, Sir Anthony Hopkins’ 70th birthday, Damien Hirst’s auction at Sotheby’s and parties for Sting and Trudie Styler, Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow, all of which made her a highly sought after name on the party-planning circuit.
Spring 2019 saw the opening of the Peggy Porschen Parlour in London’s Chelsea. The brand new flagship and second opening boasts a prime positioning on the King’s Road and brings a whole new world of prettiness and culinary artistry to the Peggy Porschen offering.
Named after the eponymous character created by Virginia Woolf, an author whose name will forever be associated with Bloomsbury, Dalloway Terrace is an elegant, poetic and quintessentially English space.
Open from 8am daily, guests can join for a light breakfast, brunch and all day favourites. Alternatively, the small plate menu available from 12 noon daily is the perfect accompaniment to a crisp glass of wine or stiff drink for those looking to escape and impress in equal measure.
Founded in August 2017 by Alexandra Miller, EL&N opened the doors to it’s first branch located right in the heart of Mayfair, Park Lane. Fast forward several months, numerous new site openings and a fresh new re-branding, EL&N London has become one of the most Instagrammed destinations in the city, with our Iconic flower walls, pink interiors and alternative lattes taking social media by storm.
The Ivy Chelsea Garden is a casual British restaurant serving an extensive all-day menu of food and cocktails. The restaurant, bar and café inside have an aura of approachable sophistication and familiar luxury; outside is an extensive garden, complete with a terrace and orangery.