Spend your Easter in London indulging in a weekend line-up like no other. From delectable special menus, to stimulating exhibitions and premium Easter eggs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in St James’s. If you’re planning what to do this Easter weekend, here are our recommendations:
This Easter, enjoy a delicious brunch or dinner in Boulestin's foliage covered courtyard. The french restaurant has released a new brunch menu just in time, featuring exquisite creations like Burrata with Wild Agretti. They’ve also released a selection of Easter treats, just for the weekend. Brunch will be offered throughout the four day weekend between 10am and 5pm. Dinner will also be offered on the Friday, Saturday and Monday, between 5pm and 11pm.
Berry Bros. & Rudd
One of our favourite fine-wine retailers has collaborated with popular biscuit boutique ‘Biscuiteers’ to create a limited edition set of Gin and Tonic biscuits, modelled on Berry Bros. & Rudd’s award-winning No.3 Gin. These tasty delights are currently in-store for £17, and can be paired with a miniature bottle of No.3 gin for an additional £8.50 – the perfect treat for Easter.
David Gill Gallery
Go and see ‘Reformation’, the recently opened exhibition at David Gill Gallery. It’s the gallery’s sixth solo show and avant-garde partnership with artist Fredrikson Stallard. The exhibition features eleven monolithic sculptural works made from cardboard, cast in bronze and finished in black and patinated bronze; blurring the lines between furniture and art - the perfect kind of showcase for an Easter outing.
One Michelin starred Ikoyi will be opening on Easter Sunday for an exclusive lunch innovatively created based on their Head Chef and the kitchen team’s interpretation of West African ingredients. Enjoy a fantastic six course menu showcasing the very best of the season in true Ikoyi style; including their delicious plantain with raspberry and smoked scotch bonnet. The menu will be £95 per guest and includes a glass of Champagne on arrival. Guests can also enjoy a wine pairing for an additional £40. Reservations can be made from 12:00 until 14:45.
Celebrate the weekend with a special three course menu and a glass of Champagne. Seasonal dishes include a rack of lamb, scrumpet, spiced carrot puree & pea shoots, and an Easter inspired hot cross bun ice cream coup. Le Caprice have also created an Easter Bellini, made with prosecco, grapefruit juice & rosemary syrup. This Easter menu is available from 19 April until 22 April.
Paxton & Whitfield
Browse Paxton & Whitfield’s seasonal selection of Easter cheese as they provide you with the perfect pairing of Spring cheese selections and their own Champagne; adding some sparkle to your Easter celebrations. Let the seasonal cheeses brighten your Easter cheese board, we recommend the Wild Garlic Yarg with its fresh flavours, or the speciality Fleur de Sologne with its floral shape, perfect for the season.
Browse the glorious handmade Prestat chocolate eggs, praline filled real hens eggs, and hampers heaving with enough Easter treats to get any bunny leaping with joy. Ranging from the polka dot chocolate truffle egg in real eggshell to the Popping Pink Prosecco Basket, this is the perfect place to source all your Easter gems.
What better way to kick off the Easter weekend than with a Quaglino’s Good Friday, featuring bottomless brunch and entertainment from DJ Dom Booth and Stefano on the sax. Keep the celebratory spirit flowing and immerse yourself in a roaring 20’s glamorous Gatsby brunch with live music from Speakeasy, on Saturday 20th April 11:30am-2:30pm. Finish up with a delicious Sunday lunch with a special performance from the Bryan Chambers Choir to sing you out of the weekend. Enjoy 2 courses at the Gatsby Brunch on 20th April for £40 or 3 courses for £45, with the option to add free flowing prosecco or Champagne for an additional cost. On 21st April, have 3 courses for £55 and add free flowing wine for £20 or bubbles for £23. Book your table via the links above.
St James’s Hotel
This Easter, don’t just limit yourself to eating chocolate, drink it too. Try St James’s Hotel’s new exclusive chocolate cocktail, ‘Where Is My Egg?’. It’s vodka infused with muscovado sugar, savoiardi biscuits, chocolate liqueur, Frangelico, double cream, and toasted pecan bitters. The delight is all yours for £18 and is available between 15th and 21st April in William’s Bar and Bistro. There is also a massive beautifully decorated chocolate egg in the hotel lobby for all the choco-lovers to see.
The Ritz London
Celebrate Easter in style as two of the world’s most iconic brands, Fabergé and The Ritz London, launch a unique experience to ignite the senses. The Mosaic Egg was one of the most technically sophisticated of all the Fabergé Imperial Easter Eggs, and took over a year to craft. In keeping with Fabergé’s history for surprise, executive chef John Williams has created a luxurious Eggs Fabergé dish which closely mirrors the multi-coloured Fabergé Treillage egg pendant. The dish features a soft-boiled quail’s egg encased in a lobster mousseline, decorated with a circular pattern of vegetable gems. This unique Eggs Fabergé dish will be available for guests who reserve the three-course Fabergé menu.
The Trafalgar St James
Join The Trafalgar St James for an indulgence with a twist. Exclusively available at The Rooftop bar, enjoy their Sweet Tooth cocktail consisting of East London Vodka, Bailey’s, Cointreau, Strawberry Puree with a Chocolate rim; only over the bank holiday weekend, 19th until 22nd April.
We hope you enjoy your one of a kind Easter in St James’s.