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The Garden of Live Flowers at Sanderson Hotel

Hotels all around London are transforming their courtyards into a summer paradise. This year, the Sanderson Hotel has created The Garden of Live Flowers & The Bar of Nature, in partnership with Perrier-Jouët.

Launched ahead of The Chelsea Flower Show, SEEN had the pleasure of attending the launch party. Feasting on the visual delights of horticulturalist, Kitten Grayson and her dramatic floral displays, and indulging in the floral-inspired cocktail menu by mixologist Stuart Bale; SEEN had a delightful evening. The transformation of the courtyard has made it the most illustrious space to visit in London this summer. When you tire of shopping in the West End, pop in, quaff some champagne and lose yourself in this magical garden.

On entering the hotel foyer, SEEN was greeted with the Iconic Long Bar, currently masquerading as The Bar of Nature. Climbing vines and hanging plants are suspended above the central bar area, giving a sexy air of effortless elegance. The bar area leads onto the courtyard, originally created as a Japanese-inspired garden, is now beautifully flourishing with Grayson’s magic touch. In the centre of the raised courtyard area is the ‘Living Tree’, draped in fragrant jasmine and white wisteria. The dramatic flower displays blend harmoniously, with the simplicity of the green and white flora against the existing slate and polished grey marble.

The highlight has to be the collaboration with the most prestigious Champagne houses in the world, Perrier-Jouët offer their vintage collection Belle Epoque and their recently launched Blanc de Blancs, non-vintage champagne. Wild flower aromas of elderberry and honeysuckle, lime-infused cocktails and peachy explosions were, shall we say in the English manner … incredibly moreish.

Hailed as an exploration of nature and our ability to play with our senses, SEEN happily confirms that the Sanderson Hotel has pulled this off. The comforting sounds of water, the sublime singer covering Massive Attack songs, the sexy, floral elegance and fruity savour make this venue a charming spot to unwind.

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SANDERSON
50 Berners Street
London,
W1T 3NG