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48 Hours in Marylebone, London

Want a weekend getaway with plenty of luxury? Marylebone in London just might be the spot for you and we've planned your next 48 hours.

By Charli Tomney | 17/06/2024


Marylebone, London

What it has to offer:

Nestled in the heart of London, Marylebone offers a blend of historical charm and modern sophistication, perfect for a luxurious weekend escape. Imagine spending 48 hours indulging in world-class dining, exquisite accommodation, and exclusive activities that showcase the best of this chic neighbourhood. Stroll through its picturesque streets, visit the iconic museums, and relax in the tranquil oasis of Regent's Park. With its unique blend of historical allure and contemporary flair, Marylebone promises a memorable and enriching visit for all.

Where to stay:

The trendy Zetter in Marylebone is the perfect place to stay while vacationing in London. This boutique hotel is a stunning 24-bedroom Georgian townhouse that blends historical elegance with modern flair. Each thoughtfully designed room and the charming communal areas, filled with intriguing furnishings to make guests feel at home.

Enjoy pre-dinner drinks at the stylish cocktail bar before exploring London's vibrant theatre scene and fine dining options. Indulge in a traditional English breakfast served in the lounge and chat with the wonderfully friendly staff.

Henry’s Townhouse
offers a sophisticated stay with six luxurious bedrooms, elegant reception spaces, and attentive staff. Nestled between Oxford Street and Regent's Park, this charming neighbourhood is known for its Georgian homes and trendy shops and cafes.

Inspired by Jane Austen’s brother, Henry, the townhouse blends 18th-century elegance with modern amenities. Each bedroom features unique decor, beautiful fabrics, diverse artworks, antique furniture, air conditioning, Dyson hairdryers, coffee machines, luxury teas, and a complimentary mini bar with Press Smoothies and British artisan spirits. Marylebone combines history, luxury, and contemporary convenience for an unforgettable stay.

Where to eat:

You wont be caught short of fantastic places to eat, but we’ve pulled three top restaurants to kick your culinary journey off.

Championing wild food with seasonality, KOL boasts a Mexican menu with British ingredients, a commitment chef-patron Santiago Lastra takes seriously. Except for the imported corn, chilies, and chocolate, every ingredient is sourced from the UK.

Lastra creatively substitutes items like lime juice with local sea buckthorn, enhancing flavours rather than compromising them. This innovative approach has been noticed by various awards and makes KOL's dishes even more exciting and unique.

Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes' tribute to his beloved hometown, Lisbon can be found in the form of Lisboeta. Housed in a beautiful three-story townhouse, this restaurant, in partnership with MJMK Restaurants, offers delightful small plates, or ‘petiscos,’ and large sharing dishes inspired by Lisbon's ‘tasca’ eateries. Alongside its regular menu, Lisboeta features a specials board with treats like the traditional bifana pork sandwich and Mendes' unique black pepper pastel de nata.

Lisboeta was awarded One to Watch in 2022’s National Restaurant Awards and placed 79th earlier this month at the same awards.

Fancy something lighter? Nobu London Portman offers an exquisite dining experience that seamlessly blends Japanese tradition with Peruvian flair. The innovative menu, crafted by world-renowned chefs, features signature dishes like Black Cod Miso and Yellowtail Jalapeño, alongside an array of sushi and sashimi.

The sophisticated ambiance extends to the stylish bar, where expertly crafted cocktails and an extensive sake selection await. Whether for an intimate dinner or a lively evening, Nobu Portman London promises a culinary adventure that delights the senses.

Where to drink:

You can’t visit Marylebone without making a trip to some of the BEST cocktail bars the UK, and possibly the world, has to offer.

In the Langham Hotel you'll find Artesian, is renowned for its innovative and artfully crafted cocktails. The multi award-winning bar offers a dynamic drinks menu that blends classic techniques with contemporary flair, featuring unique ingredients and creative presentations.

Each cocktail is a sensory experience, meticulously designed to surprise and delight. With its chic, stylish ambiance and exceptional service, Artesian provides an unforgettable evening, making it a must-visit destination for cocktail enthusiasts and those seeking a sophisticated night out in London.

The Connaught Bar is a must-visit for cocktail aficionados. Nestled within the luxurious Connaught Hotel, this bar is famed for its elegant ambiance and impeccable service. You must try their famous Martini Trolley, it’s a real experience!

Master mixologists craft bespoke cocktails with a blend of classic and innovative techniques, offering a menu that tantalizes the taste buds. Highlights include their signature martini, prepared from a trolley right at your table. The Connaught Bar promises a refined and memorable drinking experience, making it an essential stop for anyone in London.

Kwãnt in London is perfect for those on a London cocktail bar pilgrimmage. Located in Mayfair, this bar offers a sophisticated setting with a focus on bespoke cocktails crafted from rare and exotic ingredients.

Led by award-winning mixologist Erik Lorincz, formerly of The American Bar at The Savoy, Kwãnt provides impeccable service and a menu that explores forgotten recipes alongside contemporary innovations. With its elegant decor and curated drinks selection, Kwãnt promises an unforgettable journey into the world of refined cocktail culture.

Sights to visit:

When exploring Marylebone there are several iconic sights and hidden gems that should not be missed. Start your journey with a visit to the world-renowned Madame Tussauds, where lifelike wax figures of celebrities and historical icons await.

Next, wander through the picturesque streets and discover the Sherlock Holmes Museum, a tribute to the famous fictional detective.

For a tranquil retreat, explore the expansive Regent's Park with its beautiful gardens and London Zoo.

Don't forget to indulge in Marylebone's chic shops, independent cafes, and the Wallace Collection for a dose of art and history.