Glamorous Belmond British Pullman festive train experience & 5* London stay

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences, Piccadilly

Belmond British Pullman

Superior room

Superior room, bathroom

Belmond British Pullman


Belmond British Pullman

Belmond British Pullman

St James' Park

Belmond British Pullman

Belmond British Pullman

Belmond British Pullman

A quintessentially English five-star hotel stay in the heart of Mayfair with Michelin-starred chefs and newly refurbished interiors – includes breakfast and a Christmas journey aboard the luxurious Belmond British Pullman

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences epitomises a proud heritage and champions bespoke British craftsmanship. With newly launched rooms, suites and residences, the hotel celebrates iconic, inspiring Art Deco interiors and it is known for its nod to top-class service, earning each of its five stars.

Headed by two Michelin-starred London chefs, the exceptional hotel’s restaurant has a refined atmosphere, and serves gourmet treats made with ingredients sourced from independent British farmers. The intimate and inviting bar includes some of the most inventive and unique cocktails in London, with signature cocktails known to turn heads. Whisky lovers can take their pick from more than 100 bottlings, ranging from the produce of exciting new whisky distilleries, to old and rare varieties. The Royal Afternoon Tea, a truly a majestic treat, is something to write home about, too. Naturally, The Athenaeum has pocketed a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

The following morning, don your finest glad rags and head to Victoria station, where you'll board the elegant and sophisticated Belmond British Pullman for a wonderful Christmas experience. Evoking the Golden Age of travel of the 1920s when these ‘palaces on wheels’ transported royalty and film stars through the English countryside, you’ll find exquisitely appointed vintage carriages in which you can enjoy a delicious fine dining menu – either a Christmas lunch, which features a festive five-course menu or a festive afternoon tea – alongside a glass of bubbly or two, as you make tracks for the British countryside.

Good to know

Please note that depending on the date, the inclusions on the train will differ: 11 December 2018 will be festive afternoon tea, while 18 and 19 December 2018 will be Christmas lunch.

Excellent for
Shopping Sightseeing Boutique City Train

We like

  • Enjoying Michelin-starred fare that makes the most of British ingredients – choose between a Christmas lunch or a festive afternoon tea depending on your dates
  • Having central London at your fingertips – you can be in Mayfair's designer boutiques within minutes
  • Having the verdant Green Park and Hyde Park, each a few privileged steps away
  • Treating yourself to a lovely spa session after a day of shopping
  • Experiencing the ultimate romance of a glamorous Belmond British Pullman journey

Second opinion

  • To find out more about The Athenaeum, please visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Belmond British Pullman - Golden Age of Travel, please visit their website
  • Find out more about the Christmas lunch here
  • Find out more about the festive afternoon tea here

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