wish list - Hottest places
Written by Oryx
Here’s our pick of the hottest places to be.
St. Pancras Renaissance
Opening 138 years to the day after the original Midland Grand Hotel opened its doors in the same space in 1873, the gothic St. Pancras Renaissance hotel has been lovingly restored. The seven-year, £150 million (US$245m) transformation showcases the very best of Sir George Gilbert Scott’s historic masterpiece, including the famous grand staircase, widely revered as the most majestic in England.
Persis Baklava Bar at Harvey Nichols
From July, the distinctive black-and-gold Persis Baklava Bar will open at Knightsbridge‘s Harvey Nichols, offering over 40 different types of baklavas, patisserie, and Turkish delights to be enjoyed instore, alongside the finest sharbat, mint tea, and Turkish coffee, or as takeaway treats and gift boxes. As a new and exclusive launch, Persis have created Chocolate Baklava, where individual pieces are hand-dipped in the finest couverture chocolate.
Еhe address hotels + resorts
Guests booking a stay at any of The Address hotel and resorts, and Al Manzil and Qamardeen hotels in Dubai, receive complimentary coupons to The Dubai Mall’s famous attractions. The longer guests stay, the more vouchers they are awarded. Valid until August 29, the summer packages also include premium shopping vouchers worth over AED 10,000 from The Dubai Mall.
Stroll across the jetty to six over-water treatment suites at Anantara Spa and indulge in treatments from around the world or experience the timeless traditions of the Maldives, with unique rituals that draw on the generous rejuvenating properties of the native coconut. Treatments use the healing properties of natural ingredients to enrich, detoxify, polish, and restore.
Located on the 38th floor of the Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, the new Sushi SORA restaurant provides diners with panoramic views of the city. Newly appointed sushi chef Yuji Imaizumi promises to astonish guests with his latest creations. With 18 years of experience, Imaizumi has proven himself as a master of Edo-mae – a style of traditional sushi cuisine.