The Rubens At The Palace – 5-Star Hotel At London’s Victoria

Following the completion of a multi-million-pound refurbishment earlier this year, The Rubens At The Palace Hotel overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace in London’s Victoria has officially earned its place with other five-star hotels in the Unit Kingdom’s Capital.  The hotel’s advancements, including two elegant new restaurants, two vibrant bars and fully renovated accommodation and public areas, have been recognised via an independent AA assessment resulting in an upgrade to five-star status. 

The Rubens At The Palace – High Society Heritage

The Rubens At The Palace is one of the most historic, distinguished and luxurious hotels in London. Having stood as a neighbour to Buckingham Palace since the 1700s, The Rubens is a bastion of the Belgravia area and has played host to debutantes and notable members of society since the early 1900s. This high society heritage was the source of inspiration for the hotels’ most extensive refurbishment since it became part of the Red Carnation Hotel Collectionin 1997. 

Red Carnation’s family-run design team created the “Rubens re-born”, reflecting the building’s impressive heritage and unparalleled location through regal colour palettes and thoughtful touches, whilst bringing it up to date with its newly revitalised surroundings, the $2.8 billion Nova complex.

The Rubens At The Palace Hotel – Dining Concepts

During the restoration, The Rubens introduced a variety of new dining concepts and refurbished bar venues appealing to both guests and visitors. The magnificent fine dining restaurant, The English Grill offers modern twists on classic English dishes, with ingredients sourced from the highest quality suppliers, including meats from Aubrey Allen, Royal Warrant holder to Her Majesty The Queen, and freshly, locally-sourced fish from Billingsgate Market.

Another new concept is the recently opened Curry Room, an authentic Indian restaurant offering a blend of Indian and South African influences, whilst the Palace Lounge serves the Rubens’ famous Royal afternoon tea with floor-to-ceiling views across to the Royal Mews.

The Leopard Bar brings a new level of sophistication and elegance to Victoria’s nightlife scene, serving over 200 whiskies and 30 Champagnes accompanied by a live jazz and swing band,

while the striking red New York Bar provides a vibrant atmosphere in which to enjoy cocktails from an enticing drinks menu, against a backdrop of live music. 

The Rubens At Palace Hotel 39 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0PS. For more information about the five-star Rubens at The Palace hotel or to make a booking please visit or call +44 (0)20 7834 6600.

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