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How to choose the perfect festive wine

Our team of expert sommeliers at CUT at 45 Park Lane, has some helpful hints for choosing exceptional wines to enjoy over the festivities. Sommeliers and wine specialists know their wines inside out so the more you can say about the kind of wine you’re looking for, the more tailor-made their recommendations will be. Take our advice […]

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How to make the perfect cranberry sauce

Take pride in going the extra mile and making your very own cranberry sauce to enjoy on Christmas Day. It’s a special occasion so the details are important. There are plenty of ready-made versions but nothing beats the taste or pride of serving one that you’ve made. We quizzed our executive chef at Hotel Bel-Air, […]

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How to decorate the perfect Christmas tree

Each year at Hôtel Plaza Athénée our Christmas tree stands in pride of place in our lobby, it’s a great way to welcome guests during the festive season and is always greatly admired. We tend to go for a classic look, which guests instantly recognise as our style. As the tree we choose is usually […]

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Create the perfect Christmas decoration with your kids

We can always rely on fun yet practical ideas from Lucy Cook, our super-talented kids’ club manager at Coworth Park. She’s constantly coming up with great ways for little ones to enjoy themselves and tap into their creativity. When we quizzed her about a novel idea for making a Christmas decoration she suggested a snow […]

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How to create the perfect wreath

Philip Hammond, our designer florist at The Dorchester, designs all the spectacular floral arrangements you see around the hotel. He’s full of ideas and inspiration for eye-catching displays, so who better to ask when it comes to creating a festive wreath. Discover more ways to wow this Christmas

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Festive entertaining at home masterclass

Looking for inspiration for taking your entertaining skills to the next level over the festive period? You’ve come to the right place. Following the success of their sell-out masterclass at Taste of London, Christophe Marleix, head chef of The Grill at The Dorchester, and Daniel Brennan of Champagne Laurent-Perrier, share their show-stopping dishes and recommended […]

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Festivities at 45 Park Lane

Enjoy London at a magical time of year with a festive winter break, crafted by our team of expert hosts.  Feel the city’s buzz and experience the jolly season in style with contemporary touches to traditional festivities for a truly special way to celebrate.   A Christmas of light At 45 Park Lane, the relaxed […]

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Festivities at The Dorchester

Don’t miss our gingerbread hotel Once again The Dorchester takes gingerbread houses to a new level. Watch in wonder as you discover the hotel brought to life in gingerbread form, as executive chef Henry Brosi’s masterpiece takes centre stage in the hotel lobby. It features exquisite details such as The Penthouse and Pavilion rooms, The […]

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Wartime star celebrates 100th birthday at
The Dorchester

On November 23, the eve of her 100th birthday, singer Helen Clare headed back to The Dorchester where she began her illustrious career – a fitting way for her to mark her momentous milestone. Having enjoyed a day of reminiscing about her performances in the hotel’s ballroom, she was treated to a memorable lunch at […]

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Spot the sculptures at Coworth Park

This autumn, award-winning sculptor Carol Peace has added to her collection of work on proud display in the grounds of Coworth Park. Presented in collaboration with Alan Kluckow Fine Art, a local art gallery in nearby Sunningdale, this wonderful permanent display makes an autumnal walk through the hotel’s picturesque parkland even more enjoyable. Be sure […]

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