This compact Knightsbridge hotel offers all the sumptuousness and service expected of its rare five stars, yet it’s also unexpectedly intimate and personal. Within high-heeled range of Harrods, The Capital, now part of Warwick Hotels, has one of the highest levels of repeat business in London. From the moment you encounter the concierge team, headed by the renowned Clive Smith (aka Superman), you know you’re staying somewhere special, where every element is fine-tuned and beautifully presented. In the Michelin-starred Outlaw’s Restaurant an ever-changing menu of dishes is orchestrated by Nathan Outlaw and his head chef Andrew Sawyer, while the elegant Capital Bar is home to an enviable collection of whiskies. Roomy and cosseting, the 49 bedrooms are decorated in classic, elegant style and have superlative beds and marble bathrooms. If you prefer your luxury English and understated, then The Capital is for you.
Doubles from £300
+44 (0)20 7591 1200; capitalhotel.co.uk
Explore the beautiful Chelsea Physic Garden, nestled next to the Thames the garden is a little micro-climate and one of London’s oldest Botanic Gardens.
Michelin-starred Outlaw’s at The Capital is renowned seafood chef Nathan Outlaw’s only London restaurant, serving the finest seafood sourced from fishermen he knows personally in Cornwall and the West Country, the ever-changing menus reflect the season and the daily catch.
You can shop until you drop thanks to The Capital’s Knightsbridge location just steps from Harrods, the hotel have also paired up with many local boutiques to offer guests a little extra.
CLAIM TO FAME
The Capital’s staff are as devotedly loyal as the guests: 15 team members have amassed over 250 years’
service between them.
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