Where: 11 Cadogan Gardens, London
The Lowdown: Well hidden in a residential square in Chelsea, 11 Cadogan Gardens is probably the best kept secret in London. Occupying four original redbrick townhouses, 11 blends perfectly in its Victorian surroundings. As soon as you pass through the entrance, you will be transported back to the late 19th century. The dark wooden staircases, the collection of fine antiques and oil paintings retain the exclusive feel of an authentic Victorian home – but with all the modern luxuries you could need. Located near Sloane Square and Knightsbridge, this boutique hotel has quintessential London hot spots on your doorstep.
Stylish Eats: Named after the founder of the British Museum, Sir Hans Sloane, Hans’ Bar & Grill offers an all-day fresh seasonal menu imagined by Head Chef Adam England. During Thursday Steak Night, look out for the mouthwatering côte de boeuf served with truffle mayo. A true delicacy,à la française. If you fancy a classy Afternoon Tea in Chelsea, the high-end English eatery serves a selection of homemade savories including truffle & tarragon roll cucumber and lobster, freshly baked scones and homemade pastries. The lemon meringue pie is the icing on the cake of this signature Afternoon Tea.
Suite Talk: The uniqueness of every single room makes 11 Cadogan Gardens one of the capital’s most charming stays. The only shared traits of the 56 rooms and suites are the abundance of luxurious fabrics and polished marble bathrooms featuringOrmonde Jayne amenities. We recommend booking the Sloane Suite when traveling with your family. Interconnecting two high-ceilinged signatures suites, the Sloane offers the best views of Cadogan Gardens and will make you feel right at home with its private entrance onto Pavilion Road.
Insider’s Tip: The concierge at 11 Cadogan Gardens are famous for their knowledge, passion, and connections. They will help you make the most of your stay in the British capital. When traveling with your family, the boutique hotel welcomes your children with open arms. Additional beds and breakfast are complimentary for children aged 16 years and below. Should you wish to spend a romantic evening out, the receptionist will book a qualified babysitter with Hopes and Dreams. For relaxing family evenings, a great selection of DVD’s can be found at the reception.
Vogue Verdict: The epitome of Victorian heritage, 11 Cadogan Gardens is a real hidden gem waiting to be found.