Best Coronation food, drink, gifts & events in Belgravia
Celebrate the crowning of King Charles III with these coronation events and coronation gifts in Belgravia.
12th April 2023
Coronation afternoon teas
Coronation afternoon tea and Coronation gifts at Biscuiteers
Luxury biscuit boutique Biscuiteers has launched a limited-edition Coronation gifts collection that’s already on sale in its Eccleston Yards store. Choose from a Coronation biscuit tin, Coronation tea towel and Coronation macarons. The store is also offering a royal-themed Coronation afternoon tea, which costs from £45 per person or £52.50 with a glass of prosecco.
The Coronation Afternoon Tea at The Goring
Enjoy a Coronation Afternoon Tea at The Goring Hotel, a Royal Warrant holder and firm favourite among the royal family (the Queen’s Mother visited the hotel for eggs drumkilbo while Kate Middleton stayed at the hotel the night before her wedding). Served on the sun-kissed veranda overlooking the hotel’s garden, this decadent afternoon tea features King Charles III’s favourite sandwiches and cakes, including his much-loved Cream of Lemon, along with a glass of champagne. Sandwiches are filled with produce from other Royal Warrant holders, including Dukeshill Ham, while sweet treats are adorned with the CRIII insignia, carriages and crowns. Available 24 April to 28 May, 2023. Afternoon tea costs £75, including a glass of Bollinger Brut.
The hotel is also offering a Coronation Tasting Menu for £140, available from 1 to 7 May. Menu highlights include wild Scottish salmon; new season lamb; and a white chocolate and lemon cream.
The King's Garden Afternoon Tea at Peggy Porschen
Peggy Porschen is offering The King’s Garden Afternoon Tea from 5 to 8 May in its Elizabeth Street cafe. Inspired by King Charles’ III love for nature and sustainability, The King’s Garden Afternoon Tea is an ode to the quintessential flowers and flavours found in British summertime. Highlights include a lemon curd and elderflower cupcake and a mini bundt carrot cake with edible blossoms. The afternoon tea menu costs from £55 per person.
Other coronation treats on sale at the cafe include the King’s Garden Cupcake special with lemon curd infused with sweet elderflower, topped with gardening tools, and the King’s Cookie with a floral crown.
Coronation cakes and biscuits
Coronation cakes at The Hummingbird Bakery
Enjoy treats fit for a King at The Hummingbird Bakery on Buckingham Palace Road. Choose from a Union Jack Cupcake selection box, a Vanilla Union Jack Cake, or a Coronation Chocolate Biscuit Bar. The American bakery’s star attraction is its Red Velvet Stamp Cake (pictured above), with three layers of sponge covered in a cream cheese frosting topped with the new stamp of King Charles III. Other tasty treats include the Whisky Bundt Cake, a warming whiskey-flavoured sponge baked in a classic bundt tin; a limited-edition Coronation hamper and six Coronation-themed cupcakes. Available for pre-order or collection from the Buckingham Palace Road store or online until 8 May. See Hummingbird Bakery’s Coronation collection.
Coronation biscuits at Poilâne
Tuck into Coronation biscuits at Poilâne on Elizabeth Street. The butter biscuits represent the flowers of the four nations of the United Kingdom: a rose for England, thistle for Scotland, daffodil for Wales and shamrock for Northern Ireland. The biscuits have also been inscripted with “Long Live the King”.
Coronation cake at Ole & Steen
Tuck into a cake fit for a King at Ole & Steen. Available from 24 April to 9 May, the bakery will be serving a traditional Danish cake called Kroningskage (Coronation cake), which has a mouthwatering hazelnut base topped with strawberry cream, fresh berries, and and a sugar plaque, showcasing the coronation emblem. When you buy this cake, you’ll get a free cup of tea to get you into the celebratory spirit.
Coronation food and drink at The Thomas Cubitt pub and The Orange pub
Sink your teeth into a Coronation chicken burger or a Bonnie Prince Scotch egg at The Thomas Cubitt pub on Elizabeth Street and The Orange pub on Pimlico Road. Wash it all down with a one of three bespoke Martinis, reported to be the King’s favourite drink. Choose from the King’s Ruin with vodka, vermouth, rosemary and chilli-infused brine; The Ginger Prince with vodka, ginger liqueur, bitters and lime juice; and The Old Queen with vodka and cherry bitters.
Coronation event at Wild by Tart and Biscuiteers
Celebrate the coronation with an exclusive event run by Biscuiteers and Wild by Tart in Eccleston Yards. Taking place on Friday 5 May from 11.45am to 3.30pm, the event includes an icing class run by Biscuiteers, followed by a set course lunch and a glass of fizz at Wild by Tart. The event costs £99 and is ticketed. Buy tickets here.
Coronation celebrations at The Lanesborough
The Lanesborough is offering a series of culinary experiences and events to celebrate the coronation. The hotel’s façade and lobby will be decorated for the occasion from 17 April to 21 May.
Enjoy a five-course coronation menu at The Lanesborough Grill that pays homage to the best ingredients that Britain has to offer. Available from 2 to 12 May, the menu costs £125 per person.
Coronation menus at Mosimann's
Private members club and Royal Warrant Holder Mosimann’s is marking the coronation with exclusive coronation lunch and dinner menus, on offer to all of its members and non-members.
On Saturday 6 May, diners can enjoy a two-course coronation lunch for £45 per person, a three-course coronation lunch for £55 per person, or a three-course coronation dinner for £75 per person. The club will be also be screening the coronation ceremony.
And on Sunday 7 May, Mosimann’s will be showing the BBC concert at Windsor Castle, while chefs will be creating a special four-course coronation dinner, including a glass of champagne, for £155 per person.
Both events are open to non-members, please quote BELGRAVIA when enquiring.
Themed coronation lunches at Boisdale
Boisdale is hosting a series of themed four-course set lunches from 2 to 5 May. Diners will receive a different drink with each course. Tickets can be purchased here.
Coronation set menu at Ganymede
Enjoy a special Coronation set menu at Ganymede, featuring rare roast beef and horseradish sandwiches, and coronation chicken wraps, washed down with English sparkling wine.
Cheese tastings at Bayley & Sage
Bayley & Sage on Ebury Street will be offering cheese tastings from 3pm to 5:30pm on 3 May. Shoppers will get the chance to taste limited edition King’s Blue Cheese from Hartington Creamery, English Blanc de Blancs and Cuvée from Wiston Estate English Chardonnay from Bride Valley.
Coronation gifts at Daylesford Organic
Daylesford Organic has launched a limited-edition Coronation collection, including food, homeware and collectable items. Daylesford has teamed up with British artist Hugo Guinness to create the new Hip Hip Hooray collection, including mugs, teapots, tea plates and egg cups, all adorned with playful illustrations. The store also stocks everything you need for a royal celebration, including party food, decorations, and quintessentially British fare like pork pies, trifle and Battenberg cake. See the Coronation collection here, available in-store and online.
Coronation gifts and memorabilia at Linley
Linley has created three limited-edition Coronation products to commemorate the crowning of King Charles III, including a tea caddy with a tea strainer, a trinket box with the King’s sypher and a special bookmark. A limited number of each product has been made with only 50 caddies created, 100 trinket boxes and 200 bookmarks, making these commemorative items highly collectable.
Royal-inspired clothing at Pepa London
Luxury childrenswear designer Pepa London is offering a capsule collection of royal-inspired clothing, toys and accessories to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III. Dresses, rompers and two-piece sets are inspired by quintessentially British styles worn by past generations. Also in-store are a range of toys, including King and Queen Mouse, and Prince and Princess Mouse.
Limited-edition Coronation baby collection at Marie-Chantal
Discover an adorable limited-edition collection of newborn essentials with an exclusive hand-painted commemorative motif at Marie-Chantal on Motcomb Street.