The Luxe List April 2019

The nights are getting lighter, the days are getting longer and our diaries are getting busier!  With the sexiest of Sakuras at Sexy Fish this month, we’re ecstatic to welcome the return of The Little Yellow Door to a new location in Notting Hill, and while Meghan and Harry eagerly await a Royal arrival, there’s also a brand new arrival at The Shangri-La at The Shard with new Afternoon Tea for Mums to Be!  This is The Luxe List April 2019.

The Return of The Little Yellow Door

The April Luxe List 2019 - The Little Yellow Door is Back This April and Here to Stay!
The April Luxe List 2019 – The Little Yellow Door is Back This April and Here to Stay!

Hurrah!  Our fave flatmates are back and this time they’ve set up a permanent TLYD flatshare on the iconic All Saints Road in Notting Hill.  Complete with open plan kitchen and dining room, sofas, fireplace and a kick ass cocktail list as well as hosting regular dinner parties, our favourite house is back with a bang.  There’s also Saturday bottomless brunches and Sunday roasts.  When can we move in?!

Sexy Sakura at Sexy Fish

The April Luxe List 2019 - Sexy Sakura at Sexy Fish: Cherry Blossom Cake from Sebastian Wild Cakes
The April Luxe List 2019 – Sexy Sakura at Sexy Fish: Cherry Blossom Cake from Sebastian Wild Cakes

Celebrating Cherry Blossom season in all its splendour until April 14th, step into Sexy Fish’s stunning mirror installation gateway, enjoy an array of mouthwatering Sakura cocktails and even indulge in one of Sebastian Wild Cakes amazing neon Sexy Fish cakes available to purchase for £30 to eat in or take away.

The View from The Shard – London’s Highest Easter Egg Hunt

The April Luxe List 2019: The View from The Shard - London's Highest Easter Egg Hunt
The April Luxe List 2019: The View from The Shard – London’s Highest Easter Egg Hunt

From 6th – 22nd April, visitors to The View from The Shard can take part in an Easter egg hunt and all children need to do to take part is look out for six giant Easter Eggs that have been strategically placed in key locations around London’s skyline.

Family tickets are available from £50 for two adults and two children (based on early bird time slot – 09:00 – 10:00 purchased in advance for selected dates over Easter.   Tickets are available from www.theviewfromtheshard.com

Madrid Month at Iberica Restaurants

It’s Madrid Month at Iberica Restaurants which means feasting on yummy signature Spanish dishes and downing jug after jug of sangria!  With a special food and drink menu running, guests will get to enjoy Oreja a la plancha (marinated, pan-fried pig’ s ears with chickpea purée) and Callos Madrileños (beef tripe, serrano ham, paprika and tomato stew), plus authentic Barcelona traditions ever Sunday with Cocido Sunday where groups will get to select their own ingredients to make a hearty stew.

Merlin Annual Pass Sale and 3 Parks Challenge

The Luxe List April 2019 - Merlin Annual Pass Easter Sale for Great Savings on Attractions Like the Coca Cola London Eye
The Luxe List April 2019 – Merlin Annual Pass Easter Sale for Great Savings on Attractions Like the Coca Cola London Eye

Merlin Annual Pass has launched the Merlin Annual Pass 3 Parks Challenge along with a fantastic offer to celebrate their Easter sale. Available right through until the 7th May, those buying a Premium or Standard Merlin Annual Pass can enjoy a saving of up to £50 per person on a range of amazing attractions like the Coca-Cola London Eye.  Family Standard passes are £119pp and Family Premium passes are £149pp.

Merlin Annual Passholders are also invited to take part in the ‘Merlin Annual Pass 3 Parks Challenge’ to be in with the chance of winning one of four short breaks at Merlin Resort Theme Parks by visiting three different Resort Theme Park attractions (Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Thorpe Park Resort, the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort or Alton Towers Resort) between 2nd April and 7th May 2019.

Sheekeys Brunch at J. Sheekey Atlantic Bar

The April Luxe List 2019: Sheekeys Brunch at J Sheekey Atlantic Bar Every Sunday
The April Luxe List 2019: Sheekeys Brunch at J Sheekey Atlantic Bar Every Sunday

With a cheeky Sheekey seafood twist on classic brunch, J Sheekey have launched a delicious Sunday feast featuring oysters, tempura oysters and from the surf ‘n’ turf section, favourites like mac ‘n’ cheese and beef burger with lobster thermidor melt!  Available every Sunday.

Franklin & Sons Spring Supper Club Experience

The Luxe List April 2019 - Franklin & Sons Supper Club Experience to Celebrate New Four Pack of Tonics Including Pink Grapefruit with Bergamot
The Luxe List April 2019 – Franklin & Sons Supper Club Experience to Celebrate New Four Pack of Tonics Including Pink Grapefruit with Bergamot

This Thursday 4th April, premium soft drink, tonic and mixer brand Franklin & Sons are celebrating their new ‘Flavour Collection’ tonic water four pack with a cool pop-up experience at London’s awesome new social space – The Private Dining Room at Hicce.  With trend led cocktails, the bespoke serves will be paired with seasonal ingredients courtesy of a specially prepared four course menu from acclaimed chef Pip Lacey.  Click here for tickets are £20 for the event 6.30pm – 8.30pm, while the new four pack is available from Co-op stores.

New Royal High Tea at Shangri-La at The Shard

The April Luxe List 2019: Royal High Tea for Mum's to Be at Shangri-La at The Shard
The April Luxe List 2019: Royal High Tea for Mum’s to Be at Shangri-La at The Shard

As we prepare to welcome a new addition to The Royal Family, Shangri-La at The Shard are celebrating with the perfect High Tea for expectant mums.  With Royal themed cocktails and mocktails aptly named The Little Prince and Rock-A-Bye Baby, the experience also features treasured family recipes from the hotel’s pastry chefs and a surprise gift for the mum-to-be.  Available until 12th May priced at £62 including either a cocktail or mocktail.

Oriole’s Supper Club Series with Burmese Restaurant Lahpet’s Zaw Mahesh

The April Luxe List 2019: Oriole's Supper Club Series Launches With Burmese Restaurant Lahpet's Zaw Mahesh
The April Luxe List 2019: Oriole’s Supper Club Series Launches With Burmese Restaurant Lahpet’s Zaw Mahesh

Enjoy a fusion of flavours from Myanmar combined with Latin-inspired dishes at Smithfield’s Oriole this April, as the Supper Club series launches with a one off partnership with Burmese restaurant Lahpet.   As Oriole’s Argentinian head chef Gustavo Giallonardo joins forces with Lahpet’s Zaw Mahesh, the delicious four course menu alongside award winning cocktails will be accompanied by live jazz from Baraka at 9pm including South African swing and Brazilian beats.  Tickets are £25, click here to buy.