Celebrating The Coronation
17 April 2023
As plans for the Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday 6 May come together, businesses in Marylebone are announcing their own celebrations to mark the event, with live screenings, special menus, events and exhibitions…
On New Quebec Street, The Grazing Goat will be celebrating the Coronation in style, opening at 10.00 with a live screening of all the action and special menu items including The Coronation Chicken Burger and “The Bonnie Prince” Scotch Egg, alongside a trio of bespoke Martinis, reported to be the King’s favourite drink.
In honour of the Coronation, Madame Tussauds London has unveiled a special ‘The Royal Palace’ experience, inclusive of an updated King Charles III waxwork. This newly-opened area includes waxworks of the Prince and Princess of Wales and the Queen Consort along with other members of the Royal family.
Located on the corner of Chiltern Street and Paddington Street, Wulf & Lamb Marylebone is the perfect place to sample delicious plant-based food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In celebration of the King’s Coronation, Wulf & Lamb will be adding two new items to their menu, including Crowned Mango Tiramisu, made with strawberries and mango mascarpone, and the refreshing and seasonal King’s Punch Cocktail, available throughout the Coronation weekend, from Saturday to Monday.
Double Tree by Hilton Marble Arch is launching an exclusive Coronation Afternoon Tea for the entire month of May. The hotel is situated in a perfectly central location ideal for soaking in the atmosphere of the weekend and visitors can enjoy a delicious, specially-crafted royal menu set within their lovely Portman Room.
To mark the Coronation, throughout May the Wallace Collection is hosting a series of short talks exploring the themes of royalty and coronations in the collection. Find out more here.
Selfridges has plenty of royal decorations and accessories on offer this month, perfect for street parties and soirees in celebration of the King’s Coronation. From bunting and flags to limited edition Cartwright & Butler treats, they’re a perfect destination to stock up ahead of the long weekend.
We’re hosting a craft workshop in George’s Pocket Park at which you can make your own Coronation themed embellishments using the Japanese kanzachi flower making technique. Artist Janey will guide you through making these flowers, perfect for brooches, or decorations for handbags or hairbands using preloved fabric, vintage buttons, brooch backs and ribbons.
Find out more about the area’s links to royalty with our Coronation themed guided walking tour. Expect a mix of gossip, scandal and intrigue alongside a flick through the royal history books!
As the Coronation date approaches, we’ll be promoting more of what’s happening in the Marylebone area on our social media platforms. Follow us on Instagram to stay in the loop!