Are you a bride-to-be looking for exquisite wedding venues to celebrate your perfect day in style?
We have you covered with our next wedding venue feature from our new bridal Q+A series for 2023, where we will speaking to our favourite wedding venues, suppliers and industry creatives to bring you insider tips and inspiration for your up-coming big day!
We are delighted to speak to Hotel Café Royal, a luxurious, historic yet modern wedding venue at the heart of London to uncover their top tips for organising your wedding day and why their coveted venue is the perfect mini-moon destination!
Newly engaged couples have a never ending to-do list to ensure everything is ready for their special day, and we loved Hotel Café Royal's top tips to choose their wedding venue!
"1. Consider the package, at Hotel Café Royal, our packages include everything from chair hire to drinks. Find one that not only gives you what you want but makes the planning process easy and pleasurable.
2. Consider more opulent spaces as they won’t require as much decoration as it frees up the budget for other areas and reduces the stress in the overall planning. Hotel Café Royal's historic spaces such as the Pompadour Ballroom have ornate and grand features are sure to impress with minimal decorations required.
3. Try and find something that does it all, not just the ceremony and reception.
At Hotel Café Royal they are able to cater for all elements of your wedding,
i. Relax with your Bridal party the night before either at Akasha, in your suite or
enjoy afternoon tea in the glamorous Grill Room
ii. You can get ready on the day in any of Hotel Café Royal stunning rooms and suites
iii. Enjoy your romantic wedding night in the bridal suite
iv. Celebrate the morning after with a private breakfast with your guests in one of our stunning spaces."
Planning a wedding is all about the details and Hotel Café Royal has you covered with their suite recommendations that will ensure you have a luxurious private space for your bridal party to get ready! "The Celestine suite matches our Pompadour ballroom perfectly in opulence and size. Both Grade-II listed spaces are original to the building and have been carefully restored highlighting the historic details. The Celestine Suite is named after the wife of the founder of Café Royal and features an expansive space of 178 square metres with the option of extending it into the Presidential Suite or Wing." We love that your bridal party will be able to prepare for your wedding celebrations in style.
One of the most important aspects of your wedding day; are the gorgeous photos that you can treasure forever. At Hotel Café Royal, their Grand Staircase at the heart of the hotel is their perfect wedding photo backdrop with its original and historic design from 1865.
Hotel Café Royal will be the perfect mini-moon destination for intimate breaks away as a newly married couple and here this is why, "being at the heart of London, our location is unrivalled with Mayfair, St James, Regent Street and Piccadilly right on our doorstep. From shopping, the theatre, renowned restaurants and bars and relaxing at our spa Akasha Holistic Wellbeing, Hotel Café Royal has got it all."
We love how Hotel Café Royal can help organise all aspects of your special day from the ceremony to the reception, you will feel confident knowing Hotel Café Royal will take care of all the details, allowing you to create memories that you can treasure forever!
Photo Credit: Hotel Café Royal
Here our top picks of exquisite one of a kind bridal shoes and accessories that will compliment this beautiful location perfectly!
Our gorgeous mid block heel 'Rozu', featuring our signature mother of pearl heels will have you dancing in Hotel Café Royal's ballroom all night long! Pair these gorgeous shoes with our striking pearl jewellery 'Hand Carved Rose Drops' for an eye-catching contemporary bridal look.
If you are looking to compliment Hotel Café Royal's beautiful unique and luxurious features, our stunning towering high heels 'Rose in Bloom Gold' will be the ultimate statement pearl heels that exude sculptural elegance. They are inspired by 1920’s art deco and the timelessness, femininity, purity and opulence of Japanese art. Pair these with our breath-taking 'seed and baroque pearl large hoops' for the perfect accessory to elevate your glamourous bridal look.
If you are exploring London whilst on your mini moon break whilst staying at the Hotel Café Royal; our new Chelsea Collection that is inspired by the striking clean lines and chic, minimalistic architectural influences of London's district, Chelsea will be perfect whilst exploring the sights within the heart of London. Pair our low block heel 'Giselle' with our Dazzling 'Delicate Pearl Drops' for a stunning and modern occasional look.