The King's Coronation
Pairing country house elegance with the vibrancy of the city, The Lanesborough is the optimal destination to celebrate the Coronation of Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla in London. Guests will feel like royalty themselves when they step into our regal and warm Regency residence, offering a series of culinary experiences and exclusive events in celebration of this once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Read on to find out how The Lanesborough is commemorating the Coronation.
Commemorate the royal event of a lifetime with a front row seat at The Lanesborough this May. Located adjacent to Buckingham Palace Gardens and just a stones throw from the coronation procession route, ours is the perfect spot from which to enjoy the celebrations. Your stay will include our modern British five-course Coronation menu composed by Executive Chef Shay Cooper, Champagne, breakfast and luxurious airport transfers.
At The Lanesborough Grill, Executive Chef Shay Cooper has composed an exclusive menu showcasing only the very best of British produce and some of The King's favourite foods.
Join us for a special Sunday roast lunch on 7th May in celebration of the Coronation. The three-course menu features classics such as Beef Wellington, Roast Sirloin of Hereford Beef and Dover Sole.
At The Library Bar, our mixologists present a Martini made with English vodka, rumoured to be The King's preferred night cap, refined with Fino sherry, citrus cordial, a few drops of peaty single malt whiskey and garnished with gold leaf for a royal touch.
Book talk with royal photographer Chris Jackson
We are delighted to welcome back Chris Jackson, Getty Images' multi-award-winning Royal Photographer, to The Lanesborough for an exclusive event on 20th April, where Chris will present his three publications on the Royal Family with Rizzoli, including the recently launched 'Charles III: A King & His Queen'. Chris will share insights into life as a royal photographer and the historic events he has captured over the past 20 years which have shaped royal life.
What's on in London
See the Crown Jewels, Britain’s most precious treasures, including the St Edward's Crown and sacred Coronation Regalia used at the Coronation of HM King Charles III, at The Tower of London. Comprising more than 100 objects and over 23,000 gemstones, the Crown Jewels are priceless, being of incalculable cultural, historical, and symbolic value. View the Crown Jewels as part of a tour of The Tower of London, a secure fortress, royal palace and infamous prison.
From Charles II to Lizzo and Lady Gaga, discover over 200 objects at Crown to Couture, the blockbuster exhibition of 2023 at Kensington Palace. Enter the glittering world of the royal Georgian court and witness the power of dress in the Georgian era and discover and how it has inspired today's iconic red-carpet looks.
Taking place in the private grounds of Windsor Castle, Royal Windsor Horse Show hosts international jumping, driving, dressage and endurance competitions as well as over 130 Showing classes. Alongside the international competition, there are also displays from The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, The Land Rover Shetland Pony Grand National, DAKS Pony Club Mounted Games and more.
The Sovereign's birthday is officially celebrated by the ceremony of Trooping the Colour (The King's Birthday Parade). This impressive display of pageantry takes place on a Saturday in June by his personal troops, the Household Division, on Horse Guards Parade, with His Majesty The King himself attending and taking the salute. During the ceremony, The King is greeted by a Royal salute and carries out an inspection of the troops.
Recognised around the world as The King's official London residence and a working royal palace, explore the magnificent State Rooms, including the Throne Room, the Music Room, the Ballroom and the Palace Gardens of Buckingham Palace this summer.