The Real Knightsbridge

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Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Ultimate Library: A Better Educated World

“Our greater purpose is to create a better read, better educated world,” starts Philip Blackwell, founder of Ultimate Library. We are in his office at Shapero Rare Books in Mayfair, home of Ultimate Library and some of the rarest books in London. Ultimate Library is the world’s leading supplier of bespoke libraries for hotels, resorts

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Atkinsons Bear: Out of Hibernation

The Atkinsons bear has finally come out of hibernation and is now taking centre-stage in an exclusive launch at Harrods. The famous Atkinsons bear has represented this 200-year-old perfume maker since their humble beginnings in 1799. And...

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

John Tsagaris: Chinese Medicine in Knightsbridge

John Tsagaris is at first glance an unlikely practitioner of oriental medicine. However, he has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for over 20 years, holds numerous qualifications and even worked in Xi Yuan & Yi Yuan...

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Boutique Children’s Clothing Shops in Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge is awash with beautiful boutique stores. It is the place to visit for the finest clothing, and has plenty to offer outside of the mainstream fashion houses. There are also several boutique children’s clothing shops in...

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

5 Things to do in Hyde Park this Summer

Hyde Park is one of the most versatile of the royal parks and offers much more than functioning as a border for Knightsbridge. There are many more activities available here than were first intended; the park that...

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Motcomb Street Party 2013

The Motcomb Street Party celebrated its 26th Anniversary yesterday evening, with an estimated 5,000 visitors squeezing the length of the street and enjoying a fantastic atmosphere of music, dancing, local food and champagne. Hosted by The Motcomb...

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

The Best Breakfast in Knightsbridge

If you are staying in Knightsbridge this summer, you are sure to be enjoying some of the finest shopping and entertainment London has to offer. With so much to see and do, it is important to start...

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Hedley’s Humpers

Knightsbridge is renowned for the famous people that pass in and out of the area, but little is said about their possessions. Seth Rowden speaks to a London company specialising in moving fine art, rare antiques, and...

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Prêt-à-Portea: Afternoon tea at The Berkeley

Fashion and cake are rarely mentioned in the same sentence, the latter hardly being an established path to achieving the coveted size zero. They are from such different worlds that you would never expect to find them...

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

The Wellesley Hotel

The Wellesley Hotel is a new edition to the most prestigious luxury hotels in London. The 36-room boutique hotel was opened in December 2012 and is located at 11 Knightsbridge, which was previously the original entrance to...

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