The Kensington: A Floral Hideaway in South Kensington

The Kensington Hotel, a remarkable establishment under The Doyle Collection—a cherished Irish family-owned hotel group, has partnered with Yolke and Maison Mirabeau to offer an enchanting floral hideaway this Summer.

In a quest to help guests break free from the mundane, The Kensington has transformed South Kensington into a vibrant garden adorned with an array of blush, blue, and deep pink flowers, gracefully cascading around the hotel’s regency-era facade.

Drawing inspiration from Yolke’s latest Spring/Summer collection and Maison Mirabeau’s natural botanicals, this captivating floral installation beckons guests to escape the city’s hustle and immerse themselves in the rejuvenating embrace of nature at The Kensington.

The Kensington: A Floral Hideaway in South Kensington

Bask in the Sunshine and Delight in Captivating Cocktails

Within this exquisite alcove of blossoms, guests can indulge their senses with a selection of new and captivating cocktails curated by Maison Mirabeau. This multi-award-winning rosé wine estate masterfully celebrates the delicate and divine, delivering an elegant and uncomplicated experience. Guests are cordially invited to sip and savour the Cotignac cocktail, a delightful blend of Mirabeau Dry Rosé Gin, grapefruit sherbet, citrus, and pink grapefruit soda.

Alternatively, they can opt for the Provence Breeze, a tantalizing fusion of Mirabeau Pure Provence Rosé, St Germain elderflower liqueur, and lime cordial. Complementing these exquisite libations, The Kensington presents an exceptional array of still and sparkling Provence Rosé, ensuring a truly remarkable experience for the discerning palate.

The Kensington: A Floral Hideaway in South Kensington

An Extraordinary Brunch Experience: A Symphony of Flavours

Available every Thursday to Sunday, from 11 am to 1:30 pm, The Kensington offers a signature brunch menu that embodies silky, smooth flavours and textures, paired with playful and creative combinations. Indulge in the Pea, Mint & Basil Arancini—an irresistible blend of refreshing ingredients. Savour the Padron Peppers accompanied by a basil and garlic dip, tantalizing the taste buds with a delightful kick.

For those craving a delectable toast, relish the Crushed Avocado on Sourdough, generously topped with English feta, St Ewe egg, pine nuts, and sriracha tahini. Another delightful option is the Green Shakshuka, featuring St Ewe eggs, prima vera, and green chutney, delivering a burst of freshness in every bite. The brunch experience concludes on a sweet note, with delightful desserts such as the classic Créme Brûlée paired with poached rhubarb and shortbread, or the indulgent Glazed Pear yoghurt ice cream, artfully accompanied by gavoltes and honey vinaigrette.

The Kensington: A Floral Hideaway in South Kensington

Yolke: Where Elegance Meets Empowerment

In a remarkable collaboration with Yolke, The Kensington invites guests to discover the world of Yolkedesigns. Yolke, an independent London-based brand led by the visionary Ella Ringner, specializes in luxurious silk sleepwear and daywear, designed to empower and bring joy to the wearer.

Synonymous with classic styles infused with a playful twist, Yolke ensures that every guest at The Kensington can dress with confidence for any occasion. Through this partnership, guests have the privilege of same-day hire for any Yolke garment, receiving their selected attire within hours of placing an order. Experience the allure of Yolke’s exquisite designs and elevate your stay at The Kensington with elegance and style.

A Haven of Elegance and Refinement

Having reopened its doors in 2021, The Kensington now boasts a new suite offering, exuding timeless elegance in its design. Nestled at the intersection of Queen’s Gate and the Old Brompton Road, and only minutes away from the tranquil Hyde Park and the Serpentine, The Kensington’s prime location, coupled with its seasonal partnerships with Maison Mirabeau and Yolke, makes it an irresistible destination for Spring and Summer explorations.

Plan Your Escape to The Kensington

Embrace a world of luxurious experiences at The Kensington, where rates start from £375 per night, based on a bed and breakfast basis. For those seeking an elevated stay, suites are available from £585 per night, offering the ultimate in comfort and sophistication. Discover the enticing new brunch menu, with two courses priced at £38 per person and three courses at £43 per person—an opportunity to embark on a culinary journey of indulgence and refinement.

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