Due to its central location and ties to the Royal family, Belgravia is an affluent area with a long and illustrious history that oozes good taste. So if you’re looking for luxury things to do in London, we recommend taking a trip to this small but elegant neighbourhood to discover everything that’s on offer.
Luxurious Things to do in London Belgravia – Belgravia
14th December 2022
Luxury Experiences in London
For those looking for a touch of luxury, London’s Belgravia offers a wealth of experiences for a special day or night out.
The area of Belgravia is synonymous with luxury and wealth. With its elegant garden squares, small and humble streets and distinctive Victorian townhouses, the image of Belgravia represents a traditional and affluent London that we still celebrate today.
Buckingham palace, Hyde Park and other well-known London landmarks are all in close proximity, so Belgravia is a hub of activity at all hours of the day. But if you want to get away from the madding crowds and treat yourself to some more luxurious activities than the Changing of the Guards, then Belgravia is a haven for those seeking out some 5-star sophistication.
So, here is our list of 6 of the best and most luxurious things to do in and around Belgravia.
Visit or Stay at the Goring Hotel
Where? The Goring Hotel, 15 Beeston Place, Belgravia, SW1W 0JW
What? 5-star luxury hotel in the heart of London
What makes it so luxurious: With a history spanning over a century, the Goring Hotel in Beeston Place is one of London’s most historical and luxurious hotels. Opened in March 1910, The Goring was built with 5-star luxury in mind, and while this British institution celebrates its glorious past, it also has one foot firmly in the present, offering guests and visitors a fabulous, modern-day experience in London.
If you’re planning to stay over, you’ll find individually designed, radiant English rooms and suites, as well as a dedicated gymnasium. Or if you just want to visit The Goring and take in its sumptuous interiors, then why not take in lunch, dinner or even Afternoon Tea at The Goring’s dining room? The Goring’s restaurant holds a Michelin star and three AA Rosettes, offering guests not only 5-star treatment but also world-class food.
Plus, you can relax in The Goring’s cocktail bar, where you’ll find a team of expert mixologists ready and waiting to create your perfect tipple.
The Lanesborough Club and Spa
Where? 2 Lanesborough Place, Belgravia, SW1X 7TA
What? Multi award-winning health and wellness private members club
What makes it so luxurious: Awarded the Best Urban Spa at the Good Spa Awards in 2021 the Lanesborough Club is a luxurious experience in health and wellness.
Perfectly positioned between Knightsbridge and Mayfair, this exclusive private members club offers its guests a holistic approach to fitness and wellbeing. The spa itself has facilities such as a hydrotherapy pool, spa treatment lounge and ‘Painting Room’ for manicures and pedicures, along with other treatment rooms where you can book yourself full body massages, facials, scrubs, wraps and mud baths, as well as advanced aesthetic treatments.
All of the treatments offered at the Lanesborough are carried out by expert practitioners that use the finest products from brands such as Tata Harper, and ILA. And once you’ve enjoyed a morning or afternoon of self-care and pampering, it’s time to head to the Lanesborough restaurant. Unsurprisingly, healthy eating is the order of the day, and the exciting daytime and evening menus include delicious high-protein breakfasts, lunches and dinners, as well as an extensive list of drinks.
Finally, you don’t have to be a member to enjoy all of the Lanesborough’s services, as the club offers various spa days, including Afternoon Indulgence and Time for Two, where you can experience all the wonders of this wellness with friends, your partner or by yourself.
The Garden Terrace at The Hari
Where? 20 Chesham Place, Belgravia, SW1X 8HQ
What? All-weather outdoor terrace serving a dining menu and inventive cocktail list
What makes it so luxurious: Situated at the top of the Hari Hotel in Chesham Place, the Garden Terrace is a serene getaway from the hustle and bustle of London’s busy streets below. A sun trap in summer and a cosy retreat in winter, the Hari Garden Terrace is available to enjoy all year round, and offers its visitors a long list of lavish cocktails, as well as an all-day dining menu.
With its chic modern design and floral decoration, the Garden Terrace certainly lives up to its name. We love the casual dining on offer at this urban retreat, with the all-day dining menu offering up some great Mediterranean-inspired dishes perfect for sharing, including the prosciutto di parma, selection of fried Mediterranean fish, and classic bruschetta.
There’s also some delicious fresh pasta on offer, as well as a wide variety of seafood, burgers and salad, plus a touch of Asian inspiration as well.
Of course, when it comes to drinks, you’ll be spoiled for choice. The Hari offers an epic selection of wines and champagnes, as well as a cigar menu, so that you can find the perfect smoke to round off your relaxed and luxurious experience.
Finally, if you’ve had a little bit too much fun when it comes to eating and drinking, you can book yourself a night at The Hari Hotel itself, where the staff will ensure you make it back to your room safely!
Errol Douglas Hair Salon
Where? 18 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, SW1X 8LB
What? Award-winning Matrix Biolage concept salon offering technical and styling hairdressing
What makes it so luxurious: Whether you’re after a dramatic change in look, or simply a great blow dry to make yourself feel special, the Errol Douglas hair salon on Motcomb Street is the ideal location for a little bit of luxurious pampering.
When you approach the salon, with its beautiful white and floral facade, large open windows and plenty of outdoor plants, you know you’re in for a world-class experience. And the Errol Douglas team are experts in all types of hair, including European, Afro, Middle Eastern and Asian, making this hair salon not only luxurious, but also highly inclusive.
From cuts and styles, to colour, wigs and extensions, there is nothing that the staff at Errol Douglas can’t do! With an onus on personalised care, this salon goes against the modern trend of blow dry bars with a high number of visitors, and instead focuses their attention on you. And if you can’t get enough of the personalised attention at this salon, then why stop at a haircut? With dedicated beauty and aesthetics treatments as well, you can give the same individualised care to your brows and lashes, nails and face with one of Errol Douglas’s amazing treatments.
So if it’s an afternoon of luxury and pampering that you’re after, a trip to Errol Douglas is just what the doctor ordered.
Yoga, Massage and More at the Light Centre
Where? 9 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, SW1W 9LX
What? London’s leading holistic wellbeing centre
What makes it so luxurious: Sometimes, the most luxurious thing we can do is to take care of ourselves from the inside. And with over 180 yoga and pilates classes across London, a trip to The Light Centre on Eccleston Street will give you the internal glow that you’re looking for.
From Vinyasa flow and restorative yoga, to pilates and floor barre, you’ll find the perfect class for you at this exclusive Belgravia wellbeing centre.
But yoga and pilates are not the only thing on offer at The Light Centre, and with an impressive list of experienced and professional therapists and practitioners, you can tailor your experience to suit your needs. Choose from physical therapies such as acupuncture, body based stress solutions and cranial-sacral therapy, to revitalising treatments, such as deep tissue massage, muscle activation and lymphatic draining.
Finally, your experience at The Light Centre doesn’t have to stop with just one treatment or class. Here you can also find workshops and courses, as well as online events, so that you can continue your journey of self care and wellness well after your treatment has finished.
Peggy Porschen Parlour
Where? 116 Ebury Street, Belgravia, SW1W 9QQ
What? Chic bakery featuring creative cupcakes other sweet treats, plus tea and champagne
What makes it so luxurious: With its baby pink exterior, laden with vibrant flowers, the Peggy Porschen Parlour on Ebury Street is a local landmark.
From handmade cupcakes and other sugary delights, to lunches, afternoon tea and champagne, Peggy Porschen offers a fun and extravagant experience from the moment you walk in the door.
We love the ‘Happy and Glorious Afternoon Tea’, which reminds us of a traditional English garden party. And the summertime flavours and floral notes of the tea and cakes are perfectly in line with this cake shop’s bright and vibrant atmosphere.
The breakfast and all-day brunch menus are absolutely mouth-watering, with things like almond croissants, pain au chocolat and ‘Peggys’ Petit Déjeuner’ all tempting you into the ultimate ‘cheat day’! Or opt for the delicious eggs benedict, acai bowls and buttermilk pancakes, for a more savoury start to your day.
And when it comes to drinks, you can choose from a selection of fun favourites, such as chai latte, caramel Spanish latte, classic hot chocolate and summer berry iced tea. Or if you’re someone who likes to spice up their brunch, then why not try a mimosa, rose petal Prosecco or one of Peggy Porschen’s many bottles of champagne?