There’s a room that sleeps up to 20 people, complete with two Jacuzzi baths, a secret vault stocked with goodies, and a hidden staircase that leads to the spa for an after hours pool party, but as if that’s not enough, Morgans Spa @ 30 James Street is also perfect for cocktails. The hotel has a Champagne bar and a roof bar where cocktails can be sipped as you take in views of the city skyline.
In the grounds of the Duke of Northumberland’s 200-year-old estate, Hilton London Syon Park is an ultra contemporary hotel with old school values. Service is high, veggies are home grown, and the bar has a reputation for excellent cocktails.
Surrounded by Cotswold views and natural beauty, De Vere Cotswold Water Park is wonderfully located for exploring the surrounding area and by day it offers plenty by way of outdoor activities and group entertainment. In the Lounge & Bar however, or on the decking outside in sunnier weather, bartenders mix your drink of choice before and after dinner or alongside a menu of snacks and light meals including hand crafted pizzas.
It is fitting that being both next to the famous race track, and named on its behalf, the restaurant at Brooklands Spa Hotel is named after the race track’s year of conception, 1907. The style of the bar and restaurant gives a nod to the motor history of the area, with 1920’s and 30’s décor inspiration and a collection of classic cocktails from Cosmopolitans to Stingers.
An ultra cool location and an ultra cool bar, but The Intercontinental London The O2 Spa’s Sky Bar has a reputation entirely of its own for its impressive views of the dramatic London Skyline, and its fantastic range of cocktails adding an extra touch of glamour. Pair with a night out at the theatre or just a glam giggle with friends.
Recognisable by its signature quirky glass architecture and patterned brick work theclubandspa at The Cube is described as Birmingham’s ‘ultimate landmark’. They have food and drink for every occasion in six bars and restaurants, but at Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse Bar & Grill they pride themselves on elegant cocktails before dinner. Alternatively, if you’re more of a purist when it comes to your aperitif, head to the Laurent Perrier Champagne Bar which is conveniently located next door!
Close to Bicester Village and thus ideal as a rest and recovery stop after a day of shopping, Crowne Plaza Marlow is a four AA star lakeside hotel, set in five acres of countryside and on the outskirts of the picturesque town of Marlow. While the main restaurant serves everything from afternoon tea to a new Indian menu, in The Agua Café and Bar guests can tuck into light bites and of course, a cocktail (or two).
Conveniently located in the heart of Glasgow, and thus perfect for exploring the city or going out shopping, Blythswood Square Hotel is a chance to do a city spa break in five star style. The hotel looks out onto the green space of Blythswood Square, the hotel’s restaurant and cocktail bar is in the former ballroom providing a relaxed but refined atmosphere – perfect for a getaway with friends.
The Malmaison collection of hotels are known for their seductive intimacy, but Malmaison Newcastle is also ideal for small groups looking for a little celebratory decadence. With local attractions such as The Royal Shakespeare Company close by to provide ample entertainment, the hotel is a mere 15 minutes from Newcastle city centre and is also home to Chez Mal Brasserie where the mixologist is rumoured to like a challenge. So far, our favourite is the Blackforest Martini… the question is, what do you fancy?
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