Forget the rush hour traffic and travelling at a pitiful mph, there is a much better way to travel around London – on the Thames!
KPMG Thames Clippers have a substantial fleet of boats which ferry customers around the capital. The boats are of the highest spec and tailored with passenger luxury in mind.
Now, they have expanded their service with a new route from Putney to Blackfriars, with Chelsea Harbour pier being one of the stops on the route.
You can now travel direct from the hotel in style and in a timely fashion too! This is perfect for business people wishing to get into the city avoiding the usual hustle and bustle sometimes found in London rush hour.
It’s also perfect for anyone wishing to explore London’s other delights from the best shops to tourist attractions.
The KPMG Thames Clipper service means you can go from Putney to Blackfriars in just 39 minutes. There are now a total of 19 Clipper piers across the capital.
When you sit at a laid out table in anticipation of a fine meal ahead, the chances are you will inspect the cutlery to see that it has been polished to the highest perfection. But you might also slightly re-shape the layout and in doing so get a feel for the tools you are about to use (That could be just this blogger’s minor OCD coming through…).
How do they feel? Are they ‘weighty’? Ergonomic? Does the cutlery in question sing ‘I am the best you can get…this is a precursor of the food to come!’.
In our view, having the very best cutlery available is so important to the dining experience. In fact, apart from initial impressions, it is a diner’s first tactile experience.
Like most things, it’s the little things that count.
With this in mind, we are very proud to be associated with Arthur Price of England and Harrods in a two-way promotion.
Arthur Price of England is the UK’s leading silverware and gift manufacturer. They have opened their flagship store, the Silver Room in Harrods. To celebrate the launch, customers spending £250 or more in Arthur Price’s new luxury concession on the Second Floor, Harrods will receive a complimentary ‘Dinner for Two’ at the Wyndham Grand hotel’s Chelsea Riverside Brasserie*.
The Chelsea Riverside Brasserie offers a true fine dining experience in London and joining up with the finest cutlery manufacturer in England for this fabulous promotion made perfect sense.
Earth Hour is an event that grows in both participation and importance every year. Earth Hour 2013 is on Saturday 23rd March and the Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour is actively taking part.
This innovative global phenomenon provides education and inspiration on how we can all make the world a better place environmentally.
For Earth Hour 2013, the Wyndham Grand London will be:
* Turning off or dimming all public area lights in the Lobby, The Harbour Bar and Chelsea Riverside Brasserie for the hour.
* The Harbour Bar will be showcasing a special Earth Hour Cocktail throughout the evening.
MasterChef UK continues to grow in popularity and has inspired many amateur chefs to push on to the next level. The skills on show are sometimes close to Michelin standard and the chefs seem to possess more skills each year.
With the judging coming in the form of leading chef John Torode and the affable Gregg Wallace (he likes puddings, you know!), the show demonstrates the level of excellence of UK culinary skills.
The first episode of the series aired last night (Tuesday 12th March 2013) which was shot at the Chelsea Riverside Brasserie at Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour.
In the show, five contestants were whittled down to three following a palate test involving sweet stuffed courgette flowers with saffron custard.
The remaining three contestants are then whisked to the Chelsea Riverside Brasserie where, after an hour’s intensive training, they are thrown into a busy lunchtime service, cooking for paying customers under the watchful eye of the hotel’s Executive Chef.
The Wyndham Grand, London’s only five star all suite Hotel is proud to welcome a new member to the Blue Harbour Spa team, Michael Watson BSc (Hons).
Michael is a highly experienced and degree-qualified practitioner of acupuncture, Tui Na massage and cosmetic acupuncture. He offers a range of specialist treatments to ease pain, stimulate good circulation and balance the body.
To welcome Michael to the Blue Harbour Spa, Wyndham Grand are offering an Acupuncture Introductory Offer –
Enjoy your first acupuncture session for just £60 until the end of July. Sessions last up to an hour and require a short consultation prior to the appointment. Available every Thursday from 11am-7pm. To book, click HERE.
The Blue Harbour Spa has more offers, with an Olympic themed slant. With the London Olympics just around the corner, Blue Harbour has the following special Spa offers to keep you relaxed and ready for the world’s biggest sporting occasion.
Gold Medal Offer £75.00
Includes our Aching Foot Relaxer or De-Stress Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage (30mins)
• 30-minute personal training session with our fully qualified and experienced personal trainer.
• 15% discount on Aromatherapy Associates products.
• A full day’s use of our extensive spa facilities, including a 17-metre indoor swimming pool with swan neck waterfalls and body jets, fitness suite, sauna and steam rooms, as well as our Spa Café.