The Savoy is perfectly placed to enjoy London's wealth of iconic landmarks, designer stores, parks and the famous River Thames - which the hotel overlooks. In fact, The Savoy has its own pier on the river, allowing guests to enjoy private dinner cruises, sightseeing tours and even transfers to the 02 arena to enjoy a concert.
Shopping opportunities are boundless in London, with a seeminglingly endless collection of refined boutiques and irresistable department stores, including Harrods, Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason, Liberty and Harvey Nichols. Bond Street and Sloane Street are the locations of choice for the finest jewellery stores and luxury brands, while Savile Row is the place to go for gentlemen's bespoke tailoring.
Culture & History
Lovers of history will certainly want to take the opportunity to visit at least some of London's centuries-old castles, palaces and cathedrals, including Westminster Abbey (where Kate Middleton married Prince William in 2011), The Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle (the London residences of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh), along with the Tower of London; prison, fortress, scene of the executions of three of Henry VIII's wives and keeper of the priceless Crown Jewels, which comprise some of the most extraordinary (and largest)gems in the world.
England is famous the world over for its arts and culture and there are a number of venues in which to enjoy a taste of it; from performances by the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden's Royal Opera House and orchestral works performed at the iconic Royal Albert Hall or The Barbican, to the latest exhibitions of contemporary art at Tate Modern. Lovers of fine art and antiquities, meanwhile, are spoilt for choice by the collections and exhibitions to be found at the Courtauld Institute, The National Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum and The British Museum. Otherwise, there's always the West End theatres to tempt you with a performance of a play or musical.
Dining & Gourmet
One of the most renowned dining spots in London, The Savoy houses the legendary Savoy Grill by Gordon Ramsay, frequented by celebrated diners such as Oscar Wilde, Frank Sinatra and Queen Elizabeth II herself. With hundreds of years' worth of Hollywood glamour, The Savoy grill offers a plethora of menus that showcase exquisite, traditional dishes - including the Escoffier Menu, reviving recipes from the kitchen back in 1889. Kaspar's offers an informal yet luxury dining experience in an elegant 1920's style, Simpson's in the Strand emphasises produce sourced from around the British Isles, whilst the Thames Foyer hosts an exceptional Afternoon Tea.
London, with its array of thrilling activities - from the London Eye and the London Zoo, to The National History Museum and the musicals of the West End - is a fun-filled destination of discovery for the entire family, The Savoy providing a luxurious base from which to explore. The treasured little guests will receive an exciting Children's Welcome Kit and a variety of children's bathrooms amenities, whilst prams, cots and even in-room games consoles can be arranged on request. In addition, each of the world-class restaurants welcomes junior guests with open arms, providing delicious children's menus.
Spa & Wellness
A haven of serenity amidst bustling London, Beauty & Fitness at The Savoy is a luxurious facility for health, relaxation and well-being. Choose from the extensive menu of bespoke treatments by the renowned Aromatherapy Associates, before taking a dip in the sleek swimming pool or burning off some steam with the state-of-the-art fitness equipment.
Immerse yourself in the glamour and vibrancy of the roaring 1920s, with the Savoy's glorious weekly jazz nights - held in the candlelit heart of the hotel, the renowned Thames Foyer. Enjoy a laidback evening of dinner and drinks, accompanied by the sultry tones, swinging rhythms and musical brilliance of distinguished talents in the industry.