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Latest openings: Lime Wood Pavilion suites, Jesmond Dene House, the Berkeley Bar & Terrace and more

01 August 2019 by
Latest openings: Lime Wood Pavilion suites, Jesmond Dene House, the Berkeley Bar & Terrace and more

Lime Wood Pavilion suites

Lime Wood hotel, located in Lyndhurst in the New Forest, has reopened its three Pavilion suites following a refurbishment and redesign.

The individually decorated private suites each feature high domed ceilings, roll-top baths and doors that open onto the forest. The design is inspired by the surroundings, combining contemporary and quirky fabrics with classical styling and antique furniture.

Pavilion One is designed with couples in mind and features forest-patterned wallpaper and a soft pink ceiling. The suite has a lounge and private terrace, as well as a bar larder stocked with cocktail ingredients and wine. The upstairs master bedroom has a super-kingsize bed, an en-suite shower room and a roll-top bath in the bay window.

The second-storey Pavilion Two has a large four-poster bed and open fireplace; while Pavilion Three also has an open fireplace and kingsize bed.

The new bedrooms are the culmination of a series of renovations across the hotel that includes the Drawing Room.

Reopened 15 July

Design Susie Atkinson

Starting room rate Pavilion One, from £1,250 per night room only; Pavilion Two and Three, from £565 per night

Website www.limewoodhotel.co.uk

Lime Wood June 2018 © Amy Murrell-95
Lime Wood June 2018 © Amy Murrell-95

Bourbon Streat

New Orleans soul food concept Bourbon Streat has opened a permanent stand at Netil Market in London's Hackney. The street food stand serves hurricane and Mississippi mojito cocktails, East London craft beer and Verano watermelon gin. Founder Shana Gujral aims to hire a mostly female team.

Founder Shana Gujral

Typical dishes Jambalaya tacos; blackened Cajun popcorn shrimp; and chicken wings

Website www.bourbonstreat.co.uk

Bourbon Streat
Bourbon Streat

Jesmond Dene House

Jesmond Dene House's two-AA-rosette restaurant has reopened following a refurbishment, repositioning itself as a venue for "stylish, sophisticated, yet relaxed dining".

Head chef Danny Parker

Design Karen Walker

Typical dishes Parisian gnocchi, summer vegetables and girolles; and Gigha halibut, Wye Valley asparagus, café de Paris butter, brown shrimps and samphire

Website www.jesmonddenehouse.co.uk

Jesmond Dene House
Jesmond Dene House

The Anchor

Blackrose, the new pub management business from real estate company Aprirose, has relaunched the Anchor in London's Bexley. Formerly known as the Blue Anchor, the pub has a new outdoor dining area and refreshed interior design. The refurbishment is one of 14 projects planned across the group's 44-strong pub portfolio.

Operator Blackrose

Design Fusion Design

Website www.blackrosepubs.com

The Anchor interior empty
The Anchor interior empty

The Berkeley Bar & Terrace

The five-red-AA-star, 184-bedroom Berkeley hotel in London's Knightsbridge has opened a new bar and terrace, serving wines, Champagne and spirits. It features an intimate four-table al fresco terrace and a small-plate menu with Cornish crab and lobster beignets and Camembert chicken tulips.

Covers 40

Design Bryan O'Sullivan

Website www.the-berkeley.co.uk

The Berkeley Bar & Terrace
The Berkeley Bar & Terrace

The Fellowship and Star

The Fellowship and Star in London's Bellingham has reopened following a £4m restoration funded by the Heritage Lottery. The 1920s building includes a cinema, a live music and comedy venue, bar, café and rehearsal rooms. The Fellowship works with local breweries, including Brockley Brewery, and offers pastries, quiches and light bites.

Owner Phoenix Community Housing

Operator The Electric Star Group

Website www.fellowshipandstar.co.uk

The Fellowship and Star
The Fellowship and Star

The Wensleydale hotel

The Wensleydale hotel in Middleham, North Yorkshire, has completed its first stage of refurbishment, which included relaunching the former White Swan pub and upgrading the public areas. New restaurant the Tack Room serves traditional European cuisine. Phase two of the upgrade is expected to include a thermal spa suite and a duplex of junior suites.

Bedrooms 15

Owners Charles and Fiona Merchie

Website www.thewensleydalehotel.com

The Wensleydale hotel
The Wensleydale hotel

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