Belgravia is being transformed into a spooky enclave for Halloween with a slew of blood-curdling activities, from spine-chilling biscuit decorating to a fun-filled pumpkin trail. Just a short stroll from Victoria, Sloane Square and Knightsbridge tube stations, beautiful Belgravia is in the heart of central London. Here’s our roundup of the spookiest things to do for Halloween in Belgravia.
Book a free Halloween walking tour
Discover Belgravia’s spooky past with a free Halloween walking tour. Led by experienced tour guide Wide Eyed London, this walking tour will include a visit to one of London’s most haunted pubs. You will also learn about the mysterious disappearance of a murder suspect, and hear stories of body-snatching and the Bloody Bridge. There will also be a chance to see Belgravia’s amazing Halloween displays. The two Halloween walking tours are taking place in Belgravia on 29 and 30 October from 6.30pm to 8pm. Book your free Halloween tour here.
Follow a pumpkin trail
Belgravia’s shops and restaurants are decorating their windows with hair-raising pumpkin displays as part of a family-friendly pumpkin trail, running from 24 to 31 October.
Decorate spooky biscuits at Biscuiteers
Biscuiteers in Eccleston Yards is offering a raft of Halloween activities throughout October, including daily Halloween biscuit icing tutorials for kids, including a free hot chocolate (£20 per person), and an hour-long Halloween workshop for kids during half-term on 26 October (£35 per person). The biscuit icing café will be treated to a spooky makeover, and its famous hand-iced Halloween biscuits will be available to buy too. Don’t leave without treating yourself to a warming pumpkin spiced latte.
Halloween event at The Lanesborough hotel
The Lanesborough Hotel is celebrating Halloween with special events and displays from 30 to 31 October.
The Lanesborough doorman will be dressed as Count Dracula, while the front of the hotel is being transformed with a spooky installation. Between 5pm and 7.30pm on 31 October, the hotel will be offering families savoury snacks, including hot dogs and mini pizzas, spooky cocktails, and sweet treats.
Halloween-themed sweet treats
Indulge in Halloween and autumn-themed cupcakes at Peggy Porschen on Ebury Street. The cafe’s famously pink facade will also be beautifully decorated with pink pumpkins.
Enjoy pumpkin-themed treats at Pantechnicon
Enjoy pumpkin-themed baked goods and dishes at Café Kitsuné at Pantechnicon during this year’s Pumpkin Trail from Monday 24 October until Monday 31 October. Warm up with a pumpkin spiced latte and a freshly baked pumpkin and pear Danish. Upstairs in the Roof Garden, diners can enjoy an autumnal dish of miso glazed pumpkin and crispy kale with a citrus dressing. Children wearing Halloween costumes will be given a free Kitsune cookie on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October.
Book a table at Mosimann’s
The normally members-only Mosimann’s is opening up its restaurant to everyone to celebrate Halloween. The restaurant’s front garden will be decorated with pumpkins, and anyone dining at the restaurant will be treated to a complimentary Halloween-themed cocktail on arrival. Non-members booking a table should quote ‘Belgravia Pumpkin Trail’.