THE RESIDENTIAL SUITE
THE RESIDENTIAL SUITE reigns supreme for romantic getaways, city breaks, business trips, and cultural cruising of the London art, music & fashion scenes. Enjoy fast easy access to Shoreditch, Soho, Camden Town, the City, Canary Wharf, and so much more!
Situated atop The Residence gallery in the heart of historic Victoria Park Village, this 1860 built private suite offers boutique hotel style essentials in your very own adults only exclusive London pad (you will not be sharing with others). Here you can find a culturally rich, fashionable and authentic experience of life as a Londoner beside one of the capital's most popular parks (having recently undergone a £12 million revamp and won the People's Choice Award). Prize winning restaurants, traditional pubs, organic grocers, art galleries, English gardens, row boats, tennis courts, spa, swimming pools, beauty salons and stylish village shops are steps away. Victoria Park Village featured as "London's hidden gem" in the Feb. 2012 issue of Living Etc. Magazine and more recently in the Metro newspaper.
"One appeal of London for many visitors is the promise of a quaint neighbourhood, a place where the vague, romantic notion of the English market village merges with London's bustling energy. The thing is, many parts of London's West that might once have fulfilled such fantasies have become very expensive, mobbed with tourists...
Unwind after a busy day of gallery hopping -
The suite's self-catering kitchen is fully equipped with cutlery, crockery, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, stainless steel pots & pans, and remote control ceiling fan!
PLACES OF INTEREST
The Residential Suite is steps from fine shops, restaurants, local markets, pubs. Nearby scenic Victoria Park is host to major music events and festivals (Field Day, Love Box). For a more peaceful mood the park offers lakeside dining, row boating, tennis, Victorian monuments and exquisite gardens. A short jaunt in any direction will lead you to enclaves of galleries such as Vyner Street, Bethnal Green and London Fields. Historic Roman Road Market, Columbia Road Flower Market and trendy Broadway Market are just a few of the local shopping experiences not to be missed. Walk 15min. in another direction and you'll have an exclusive view of the London's 2012 Olympic stadium!
The Residential Suite is next door to award winning restaurants (British, Italian, French, Indian, Mediterranean, Vietnamese fusion, tapas, seafood, steak, vegetarian, organic and locally sourced).
INSIDER SECRETS TO DRINKING & DINING
BISTROTEQUE - Just a 10min. walk away, hidden down Wadeson Street, you'll discover one of London's most fashionable venues for dining and cocktails, popular amongst East London's exclusive It-crowd of fashion designers, performers, models, art dealers and beyond. But the main pull is the delicious food and fabulous cocktails with fine service in a buzzing upmarket-but-edgy warehouse atmosphere. The menu is French & British including fish n' chips, mussels, steak tartare, beetroot salad, British cheeses and more. Book a table in advance and arrive early for an espresso martini at the bar!
THE HEMINGWAY - Walk 5min. down Victoria Park Road to reach this classy pub decorated as an old gentlemen's club with an interesting selection of taxidermy and guns mounted on the wall, chesterfields and art deco ornaments. It's worth the visit for the bearded monkey head alone however this is a really great place to have dinner or just hang out for drinks. The menu features a posh selection of pub grub and the glistening copper bar offers a wide selection of spirits!
THE COCK TAVERN - Hop on the 277 bus toward Hackney Central (5min. ride) to savour a pint at this newly refurbished pub with its own micro brewery and impressive selection of independent UK hand-pulled beers and ciders. Atmosphere is casual and laid-back in smart traditional dark wood surround, with a bit of music to keep the energy flowing. Staff are warm and knowledgable about their drinks!
WHAT TO DO FOR THE DAY:
If you want a taste of authentic London away from the tourist traps, why not enjoy a day of visiting trendy markets or discovering the numerous contemporary art galleries dotted around? While Victoria Park VIllage has art and shops to check out right on your door-step, a short jaunt in any direction will lead you to enclaves of galleries such as Vyner Street and Bethnal Green, or hip market areas like Broadway Market, Spitalfields Market, and Colombia Road Flower Market. Also nearby are Historic Roman Road Market and flashy giant Westfield Shopping Centre (the largest in Europe).
Nearby scenic Victoria Park is host to major music summer events and festivals (Field Day, Love Box Festival) showcasing the likes of Grace Jones, Lana Del Ray, Roxy Music and more. For a more peaceful mood take a walk to discover charming canal boats, row boats for hire (just £10.50 during summer), tennis courts, imposing Victorian monuments, Chinese Pagoda and exquisite gardens. All of these attractions listed above are within walking distance.
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