Marble Arch is a historic London landmark in itself, it is also filled with buzzing new restaurants, swish cocktail bars and of course just beside the live theatrics of the West End. We’ve picked a few of our favourite recent openings for you to discover next time you’re in town.
A short walk from Amba Marble Arch, Daisy Green pride themselves on serving “Aussie Brunch and Bottomless Brunch as well as great artisan coffee & sweets throughout the week and at weekends”. If you’re looking to fuel yourself for a day exploring the capital, Daisy Green also provide a breakfast bar and healthy lunch from their ‘Kitchen Table’ counter.
Located in the stunning Kensington Gardens in Hyde Park, Serpentine Galleries are just a leisurely 25-minute walk from Guoman Hotel Marble Arch. The Serpentine Galleries comprise of Serpentine Gallery and Serpentine Sackler Gallery, two galleries that showcase fine art and architecture and sit either side of Serpentine Lake, linked by the Serpentine Bridge.
The Grant Museum of Zoology is a natural history museum connected to the University College London. This grand museum is home to 68,000 zoological specimens, the collection is a unique window on the entire animal kingdom and includes a fair number of rare and extinct specimens. It is one of the oldest natural history collections in the UK.
Take a stroll through the picturesque Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens to visit the Serpentine Galleries, a leisurely 25 minute walk from Amba Hotel Marble Arch. The Serpentine has displayed pioneering contemporary art since it opened in 1970, showcasing a range of internationally recognised artists.
A corner of local life within the London megalopolis, Portman Village is a cluster of boutique shops, cosy cafes, foodie havens and a refreshing change from the retail behemoths of Oxford Street. This little area stretches between Upper Berkeley Street and Seymour Street and Seymour Place and Gloucester Place in Marylebone. You’ll find unique furniture makers, designer clothes, beauty salons and restaurants and bars to continue pampering yourselves in, all while supporting the local community, businesses and producers.