The Belgravia in Bloom festival is returning for its eighth year with an Into the Wild theme. Taking place in partnership with the London Wildlife Trust, visit Belgravia in Bloom to see the neighbourhood come alive with epic floral installations: think majestic tigers, colourful butterflies, proud peacocks and more! Here are a few reasons to visit London’s must-see floral festival:
13 reasons to visit Belgravia in Bloom 2023
Unmissable things to do during Belgravia in Bloom 2023. 22-29 May.
9th May 2023
Take a selfie with showstopping flower displays
The showstopping floral installations include Safari in the City by world-renowned Belgravia florist Neill Strain Floral Couture, which can be found in the Halkin Arcade, a pretty courtyard accessed via Motcomb Street, a seven-minute walk from Knightsbridge tube station and a 15-minute walk from Victoria station. And find playful floral jeep Eccleston Explorers by world-famous Belgravia florist Moyses Stevens in leafy courtyard Eccleston Yards, just a short stroll from Victoria station.
Indulge in Corals and Florals-themed cupcakes at Peggy Porschen
Tuck into a Corals and Florals-themed cupcake at photogenic Elizabeth Street cafe Peggy Porschen.
Ice floral biscuits at Biscuiteers
Pipe, feather and ice floral-themed biscuits at an icing class at Biscuiteers in Eccleston Yards. Led by an expert icer, the two-hour workshop includes plenty of tricks and techniques that you can try at home. You’ll leave the class with a beautiful tin of biscuits you’ve iced yourself. Book a place on an icing class. 24 and 27 May
Find more floral-themed workshops taking place during Belgravia in Bloom.
Sip floral cocktails in Belgravia's heavenly bars
Many of Belgravia’s bars and restaurants are offering floral cocktails during Belgravia in Bloom.
Head to Eccleston Yards during the festival to enjoy honey-based Beesou cocktails and Beesou spritz at Morena’s Beesou outdoor terrace bar; sip botanical-inspired cocktails and dishes at The Jones Family Kitchen; and find floral ice cubes with edible flowers in your glass of rosé at Amie Wine Studio. Also in Eccleston Yards, Wild by Tart is offering a bespoke cocktail menu in partnership with Nc’nean with a focus on their organic botanical spirits.
On Motcomb Street, the Roof Garden and Sachi restaurant at Pantechnicon will be offering an Into the Wild cocktail.
Head to The Hari hotel’s Garden Terrace to enjoy a King Louie cocktail which blends rum and crème de banana, and is garnished with a banana leaf. A proportion of the cocktail sales will be donated to the Born Free charity.
Pop into The Lanesborough’s Library Bar on Hyde Park Corner and order the Into The Wild cocktail (pictured below), inspired by Belgravia in Bloom.
Create an Electric Jellyfish artwork at MasterPeace
Create your very own vibrant Electric Jellyfish masterpiece at MasterPeace in Eccleston Yards. The workshop includes a complimentary glass of wine or fruity drink. Book your place on the MasterPeace website. From £45 per person. 11am on 27 May.
Find more floral-themed workshops taking place during Belgravia in Bloom.
Feast on floral-inspired sweet treats in picture-perfect cafes & shops
Enjoy one of Daylesford Organic’s signature heart-shaped Earl Grey fruit cakes for free when you buy a hot drink from the food-to-go counter at Daylesford Organic between 22 and 29 May.
Buy limited-edition “In Bloom” biscuits (pictured below), featuring a floral pattern adapted from a William Hogarth design, from Bayley & Sage’s Ebury Street store. While stocks last.
Buy a Vase of Flowers letterbox biscuits at Biscuiteers in Eccleston Yards. Personalised messages can be added to the biscuits. Available in-store from 22-29 May.
French bakery Poilâne will be offering butter biscuits representing the flowers of the four nations of the UK: the rose for England, thistle for Scotland, daffodil for Wales and shamrock for Northern Ireland.
Visit Pantechnicon’s Café Kitsuné to pick up one of its iconic fox cookies which are being given an Into the Wild makeover.
Enjoy tropical drinks at Tomtom Coffee House
Tomtom Coffee House is launching its tropical drinks menu on 22 May to celebrate Belgravia in Bloom. Choose from floral and tropical flavours, including lychee, rose, mango, strawberry and more. Also on the menu are tropical fruit baked goods, and colourful salads.
Tuck into floral-themed menus in Belgravia's landmark restaurants
The Lanesborough Hotel is hosting a special Belgravia in Bloom set lunch, which will be served daily in The Lanesborough Grill. Executive Chef, Shay Cooper has put together a floral-inspired three-course lunch costing £38 per person for two courses and £48 per person for three courses.
Private members club Mosimann’s will open its doors to everyone for lunch to celebrate Belgravia in Bloom. The restaurant is offering a special three-course Beautifully British lunch menu, especially designed for Belgravia in Bloom, for £48 per person, including a glass of rose wine. Quote Belgravia in Bloom when booking to redeem.
Book a Jones Family Kitchen hamper and enjoy a picnic in front of the restaurant’s life-size elephant installation.
No.11 Pimlico Road is offering a special two- or three-course floral-inspired menu for Belgravia in Bloom with highlights including walled garden soup, and vanilla and strawberry cheesecake. Two courses cost from £35 per person and three courses from £45 per person. Available from 22-27 May.
Customise a shirt with floral embroidery at With Nothing Underneath
Customise a new shirt with floral embroidery at With Nothing Underneath’s Elizabeth Street boutique. Choose from three hand-embroidered flower options on a shirt cuff, offered free with purchase. 10am-6pm on 25 May.
Enjoy special offers in Belgravia's boutiques
Many of Belgravia’s leading boutiques are offering special offers and promotions during Belgravia in Bloom.
On Elizabeth Street, receive a free butterfly umbrella when you spend £150 or more in-store at Joanna Wood during Belgravia in Bloom.
ME+EM will be giving customers free packets of wildflower seeds as part of the brand’s sponsorship of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust who help conserve bumblebees and their habitats.
Shop for spectacular one-off wildlife jewellery at Catherine Best (pictured below) and immerse yourself in a floral-themed Fragrance Tapas at Jo Loves while enjoying a glass of elderflower and rose Prosecco.
NRBY will be offering rose and Biscuiteers biscuits in-store to all customers during Belgravia in Bloom.
On Pimlico Road, American jewellery designer Nicola Bathie will host a pop-up in-store at Bonadea during Belgravia in Bloom, while de la Cuona will be selling sustainable sculptures by maker Zena Holloway.The boutique will also be offering limited-edition small sample pieces of Zena’s work.
Finally, anyone booking a course at Judith Blacklock Flower School during Belgravia in Bloom will be given a free book by Judith Blacklock.
Make seed bombs with London Wildlife Trust
Stop by the London Wildlife Trust’s hedgehog van in Eccleston Yards to make your own seed bombs to support biodiversity in your own garden. 11am-4pm, 27-28 May.
Refuel in Belgravia's picture-perfect cafes and restaurants
While exploring Belgravia in Bloom, stop to refuel with breakfast, cake and coffee, lunch or dinner.
Picture-pretty Elizabeth Street bursts with picturesque cafes, including Peggy Porschen with its pastel pink shopfront, Instagram-famous Tomtom Coffee House, and Chestnut Bakery whose counter groans with heavenly cakes, sticky buns and limited-edition croissants stuffed with mouth-watering fillings.
Looking for lunch or dinner options? Head to Eccleston Yards to visit Atis for healthy salads; Jones Family Kitchen for juicy steaks; Wild by Tart (open for lunch from Wednesday to Sunday) for sharing plates, and Morena for Latin American fare.
See our full guide to where to eat and drink during Belgravia in Bloom.
Vote for your favourite floral display!
Once you’ve visited all of the floral displays, don’t forget to vote for your favourite one on our voting page!