Belgravia is London at its most quintessential and exclusive: a neighbourhood of wide, leafy streets, Georgian townhouses, and one-off boutiques and intimate neighbourhood restaurants. Here, we list some of our favourite places within walking distance of COMO The Halkin.
Carolina Bucci, at 22 Motcomb Street, creates Florentine fine jewellery. Look out for pieces made using her signature finish, achieved by hammering gold using a diamond-tipped tool, which leaves faceted, jewel-like indentations in the metal.
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Philip Treacy, at 69 Elizabeth Street, is a British milliner with a much-loved eccentric edge, combining elegance and whimsy in his crisp-edged fedoras, feathery fascinators and neat pillbox hats.
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Wild by Tart
Wild by Tart, at 3-4 Eccleston Yards, is a neighbourhood restaurant and concept space, including a deli and photography studio. Housed in a former power station, this airy space has a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere, with excellent, casual food served from an open kitchen with counter seating.
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Vicki Sarge, at 2 Elizabeth Street, stocks costume jewellery designed and made in an onsite workshop, with inspiration drawn from the Manhattan nightclub scene of the 1970s, architecture and film. Her thirty years of catwalk collaborations including work for Alexander McQueen and Givenchy.
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NRBY, at 34 Elizabeth Street, is a womenswear store featuring simple, everyday clothes ideal for travelling, using 100 percent natural fabrics: cotton, linen, cashmere, silk.
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Louise Kennedy, at 9 West Halkin Street, is one of Ireland’s most successful womenswear fashion designers. Her London flagship champions sophistication, timelessness and a purity of line, with a client list featuring British royalty, diplomats and politicians.
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Peggy Porschen Cakes
Peggy Porschen Cakes, at 116 Ebury Street, is a rose-tinted, flower-framed haven of all things cake. This Belgravia bakery was inspired by Porschen’s Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie training. Visit for the lavish layer cakes, seasonal cupcakes and afternoon teas.
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Pantechnicon, at 19 Motcomb Street, is a concept store, bar and restaurant space combining the best elements of Nordic and Japanese culture. The Roof Garden is a great place to linger for a sunset drink, while the menus at Eldr are an ever-changing medley of seasonal ingredients and open-flame cooking. The Studio has an eclectic mix of fashion, ceramics, spirits, children’s toys and more — all thoughtfully curated and often unique.
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Neill Strain Floral Couture
Neill Strain Floral Couture, at 11 West Halkin Street, is London’s best stop for a high-fashion twist on floristry. Neil Strain creates opulent arrangements and bespoke installations for clients from Victoria Beckham to Lady Gaga.
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Learn a new skill at London's premier luxury biscuit purveyor, Biscuiteers, who host private workshops for all ages at their Belgravia and Notting Hill boutiques. Before you know it, you'll be an expert in piping and feathering techniques in line and flood icing.
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