Category: News & events

Travel just got easier

Travel just got easier

If you've looked into a trip to the UK recently you'll have noticed that it hasn't been the most elementary thing to organise - with our constantly evolving traffic light system and shifting tes...

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Keeping it flexible

Keeping it flexible

It’s been ten weeks since we re-opened the Lime Tree and what an amazing couple of months we've had. It's been wonderful seeing guests coming through our doors again, enjoying London's unique en...

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Three tiers of happiness

Three tiers of happiness

We love everything about an afternoon tea. The ritual, the sense of occasion, the sheer indulgence and enjoyment of sharing lovingly-crafted treats with a great friend or family member. Introduced...

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Merch from Martha

Merch from Martha

We’ve been collaborating with the brilliant Martha Mitchell Design to put together a fabulous range of Lime Tree merchandise celebrating iconic London sights. With mugs, coasters and tea towels ...

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The Buttery, but better

The Buttery, but better

Looking for an inviting spot to eat and drink in the heart of beautiful Belgravia? With a laid-back rustic vibe and convivial staff? How about a secret country garden, perfect for sipping a cold bever...

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We are sooo ready for summer

We are sooo ready for summer

After months of seemingly endless gloom and restrictions London is finally getting its mojo back and we are going all-out making preparations to re-open the Lime Tree on 18 June - hopefully for good t...

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Thumbs up from CN Traveller

Thumbs up from CN Traveller

We’re delighted, thrilled to bits, chuffed, tickled pink and generally very happy to have been given a lovely write-up by the hotel gurus at Conde Nast Traveller, one of the world’s best...

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London on foot

London on foot

If you've got time on your hands London offers almost limitless possibilities for diversion. Whether it’s world class museums, designer shopping, iconic historic sights or epic nightlife that ...

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It’s a date (sort of)

It’s a date (sort of)

So there it is. At long last we have a proposed date for the re-opening of hotels in England: the 17th of May. The government tells us this is very much subject to all sorts of caveats and potenti...

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Gift vouchers are go!

Gift vouchers are go!

As we begin to plan for some kind of return to travel later this year we’re working hard behind the scenes to make it easier than ever for you to book a stay at the Lime Tree however you like. W...

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Brunching with the best

Brunching with the best

We are so excited to have been featured in House & Garden's recent article on 'Where to find the best brunches in London', and as newbies on the brunch block we feel especially honoured to be ...

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Lockdown 2.0

Lockdown 2.0

Well, here we go again. Today we have had to close our doors once more for a little while as dear old Blighty heads back into lockdown for a month. But don’t fret, we’ll have the show back on ...

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Back in the game

Back in the game

We are so happy to announce that the newly-refurbished Lime Tree is now officially open for guests and it's looking absolutely splendid, even if we do say so ourselves. As well as ...

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We’re Good To Go

We’re Good To Go

As you might imagine we're working hard behind the scenes to make sure the Lime Tree is safe for our guests while keeping the experience as close to normal as possible. You can see lots of informa...

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A different London

A different London

The Covid pandemic has been a challenging time for everyone - but we’re always trying to find silver linings! It's been a most extraordinary few months in London, and much like all its inhabitan...

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Welcome to The Buttery

Welcome to The Buttery

We are bursting with excitement to announce that our gorgeous new casual dining restaurant, The Buttery, has opened its doors this week and we are tackling the important task of providing coffee, ...

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Keeping you safe

Keeping you safe

We're very excited about re-opening our doors on 20 August and to help you book with confidence we’ve launched a dedicated Covid information page to let you know what measures we have put in pla...

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Hope to see you soon

Hope to see you soon

When we closed last December for our big refurbishment we were expecting a few surprises along the way, and we certainly got them. Wonky floors, a leaky roof and of course the small matter of the ...

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It’s pretty lonely around here…

It’s pretty lonely around here…

Late May is usually a vibrant time of year for us here in Belgravia as our summer season kicks off with one of the busiest weeks in the calendar, Chelsea Flower Show. 'Chelsea week' is always a joyous...

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The builders are back!

The builders are back!

Well here's a bit of good news. After an eight week hiatus our builders have started back on site, picking things up where they left off to get our big refurbishment finished. They're putting the fina...

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A little update on our refurb

A little update on our refurb

We're a little over halfway through our refurbishment project and it has been quite an experience so far! Our building is almost 200 years old and much of the infrastructure was installed in the 1960s...

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Goodbye faithful friend!

Goodbye faithful friend!

The builders are busy stripping out and today we bid a fond farewell to our antique hand-powered dumb waiter - this wonderful contraption has nobly delivered tens of thousands of breakfasts over the y...

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See you in the spring…

See you in the spring…

We've closed our doors for the winter to work on a very exciting upgrade to the Lime Tree. We’ll be shut until early April 2020 and during that time we’ll be lavishing tender loving care on our 20...

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Getting ready for the big overhaul

Getting ready for the big overhaul

At the end of this month we will be shutting our doors for a while to work on a very exciting upgrade to the Lime Tree. We’ll be closed from 01 December 2019 until early April 2020. During that time...

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