The Coronation of The King and The Queen Consort will be marked with events across the country. The Coronation is here and it’s shaping up to be one big, long party.
Events Fit for King and Queen
On Saturday 6th May head to Binks Yard, they will celebrate the King’s coronation in Style. A live showing of the crowning on the East Midlands’ largest outdoor screen.
There’ll also be an exclusive performance from Stav, lead singer of the Money and DJ Jeremy Prince to carry the celebrations into the evening. Free of charge!
Delicious food will be available from Binks’ outdoor smoker and will include dishes such as the Binks Burger, a 6oz aged homemade beef patty topped with special relish and smoked cheese. Or alternatively, a slowly cooked 12-hour chilli burrito which includes low and slow beef encased in two fluffy tortillas served with Binks’ chilli beans, guacamole, nacho cheese, jalapeños and spring onions.
A specially curated coronation cocktail will also be available exclusively for the day. The Binks Coronation Clover Club features pomegranate, Jindea gin, foam and citrus.
Binks Yard will be open from 9 am until 11 pm for a full day of festivities.
Cleaver & Wake
Do you like the finer things in life? Nottingham Finer Dining restaurant Cleaver & Wake is hosting a lunch for royalty to celebrate the King’s coronation on Saturday 6th May.
Cleaver & Wake have created a royal lunch from their spring menu, made with the freshest seasonal ingredients. As well as a limited-edition coronation dessert, curated by chef patron and MasterChef: The Professionals 2018 winner, Laurence Henry.
Diners can also sample a signature coronation cocktail, crafted by head barman Jack Dorman. The Royal G & Tea is made from Jindea gin, honey syrup, black olive and rosemary tonic, and has been inspired by the King’s love for Darjeeling tea and honey.
To celebrate the special day, guests can also watch the coronation live on the East Midlands’ largest outdoor screen down on the outside plaza.
Royal Brunch at the Mandrake
To celebrate the highly anticipated royal event of the year, The King’s Coronation, The Mandrake), the luxury lifestyle property in the heart of London’s Fitzrovia, is launching a flurry of royal activity, taking place across the long weekend (6th May – 8th May).
Guests looking to celebrate the weekend in style can enjoy a stay in one of the hotel’s elegant suites including a welcome Mandrake Martini on arrival – The hotel’s take on King Charles’ favourite cocktail. There will also be a Royal Brunch to celebrate His Majesty with a specially designed royal dessert for the occasion, taking place on Sunday 7th May.
A Royal Brunch will be served for guests on Sunday 7th May in YOPO, the destination restaurant with a sleek and evocative dark design alongside a standout, modern South American menu with European influences. Guests also have the option to upgrade to free-flowing cocktails, rosé or Veuve Clicquot Champagne to amplify the festivities.
Main course highlights include:
- The Kings Royal: hot smoked Scottish salmon on an English muffin with poached eggs, caviar, chive & Champagne hollandaise
- Fried Fish Taco with cumin yoghurt & spring onion
- Buckwheat Crêpe stuffed with wild mushrooms smoked ricotta & wild garlic (V)
- Brioche French toast drizzled with rhubarb & vanilla crème fraiche
The Star of the show is the royal-inspired dessert, The Kings Crown. A visual delight, the dessert is a chocolate supreme flavoured with salted caramel and fresh cherries.
Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch
Celebrate the kings’ coronation in style at Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch. The hotel’s Crown and Glory package includes Sunday brunch, Royal Warrant Breaky Bottom sparkling wine, a 60-minute spa treatment and an elemental Herbology goodie bag.
Nobu an iconic lifestyle hotel in East London, is inviting guests to spend Coronation weekend immersed in opulent luxury. The celebratory activity launched includes specially designed packages for overnight guests and a Coronation Sunday Brunch.
Available to book between the 5th – 8th of May, the Crown & Glory Package offers the ultimate Nobu experience, with various celebratory touchpoints throughout the hotel. Visitors can book a two-night stay in a Suite and will receive a bottle of Royal Warrant Breaky Bottom sparkling wine on arrival. Before or after indulging in Nobu’s Coronation Sunday Brunch, visitors can also enjoy a 60-minute 5 Element Aroma Massage in Nobu’s luxurious spa. To remember the treasured weekend, guests will also be gifted an Elemental Herbology goodie bag to take home.
On Sunday 7th May, guests can dine like royalty with Nobu Restaurant Shoreditch’s Coronation Sunday Brunch featuring a royal-themed dessert selection as part of its unlimited Brunch Bar, including one main and one dessert from the Brunch menu. The Coronation Brunch features famed Nobu classics such as Black Cod Den Miso and Baby Tiger Shrimp Tempura Creamy Spicy, as well as a full range of Sushi. For an extra special experience, diners can upgrade to free-flowing Prosecco, Asahi Beer, or Lychee Elderflower Coolers.
A Royal celebration at Blenheim Palace with Coronation Picnic on the Lawn,
Royal Connections exhibition, and themed afternoon tea with a view.
Bring your baskets and blankets and make a beeline for Blenheim Palace’s Coronation Picnic on the Lawn Monday 8th May. Blenheim Palace offers Coronation-themed afternoon tea picnic boxes with a refreshing glass of English sparkling wine also available at the Blenheim Palace Nyetimber bar.
Afternoon tea picnic boxes will be available to pick up between 11:00 and 14:00 (no need to pre-book, simply buy on the day).
You can expect a warm welcome from ‘Winstan’, an impeccable impressionist of Sir Winston Churchill, who will be meeting and greeting his beloved British public throughout the day.
Fitting with the new monarch’s charitable ways, the picnic is also an opportunity to donate items on the day to Blenheim Palace’s Food Donation Station in honour of The Big Help Out taking place nationwide on this day in tribute to His Majesty the King’s public service.
Hand Picked Hotels
May 2023 marks the biggest UK event of the calendar year the Royal Coronation. Hand Picked Hotels’ stunning properties will be treating guests to a weekend of exclusive Coronation-themed events.
A Royal Retreat for overnight celebrations
Those wanting to extend the celebrations across the weekend can treat themselves to the Hand-Picked Hotels’ Royal Retreat at participating hotels such as Nutfield Priory Hotel & Spa, relax into an overnight stay, complete with a wholesome breakfast and a special Royal afternoon tea. Featuring quintessentially British delicacies, including coronation chicken, smoked salmon and cucumber finger sandwiches, homemade cakes, traditionally baked scones, clotted cream, and strawberry jam, accompanied by a range of loose-leaf tea blends and a glass of sparkling Champagne, with which to toast our new monarch, guests will feel truly spoiled.
Nutfield Priory Hotel & Spa Surrey
Nestled in the Surrey countryside and set in 12 acres of parkland, Nutfield Priory offers stunning views of the surrounding landscapes, beautiful Neo-Gothic splendour and stylish interiors complete with fine paintings, unique artwork and original features, creating a genuinely regal retreat.
Whether guests are looking to relax in The Great Hall, settle down with a literary classic in the library, indulge in British classic dishes at the Cloisters restaurant or unwind at the spa, they’re sure to find a sense of calm and tranquillity.
The luxury and elegance continue through the rooms, with plush bedding, opulent furnishings, and all the amenities guests may want. Whether they’re staying in a classic room or a deluxe suite, guests will feel like they’re living in their own private palace – and for those wanting to elevate the experience even further, the west tower’s Byron Suite is split across two floors and comes complete with a four-poster bed, winding staircase and Victorian roll top bath.