It seems amazing to think that we are celebrating HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this year. Our longest serving monarch, she has unfailingly served the country to the very best of her ability and we salute her.
We at Luxuriate Life have sent out our own pages and footmen to search across the realm for the best products, souvenirs and celebratory items around so you can mark this milestone in British history in true regal style.
The Regal Essentials
Her Majesty The Queen: The Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Commemorative Album
The Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Commemorative Album from St James’s House is published early June and authored by royal correspondents Robert Jobson and Katie Nicholl. It will also include exclusive written content by Tom Parker Bowles who will give an insight into the royals’ dining tastes and traditions, and into the history and flavour of royal celebrations past and present.
The only official book published for the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, the title features more than 250 beautiful images from throughout The Queen’s 70-year reign including exclusive content on the Pageant itself. This book is a wonderful souvenir of an exceptional celebration.
From – St James’s House
Price | £49.95
The Jubilee bouquet is inspired by the colours of the Great British flag, red, white and blue, this beautiful bouquet includes timeless classics, such as blue thistles, white gypsophila and red spray roses. The Jubilee II bouquet includes classic 12 classic red roses, foliage and white gypsophila.
Floward is a premium delivery service that offers a wide range of fresh-cut flowers and accompanying luxury gifts. They also provide the fastest same day delivery service in London, which allows you to place orders any time up to 5pm and guarantees flower arrangements will arrive on the same day up until 10pm! Floward also offers a nationwide next-day delivery service.
Price | £58
Celebrations at The Dorchester
From 2 to 5 June, The Dorchester Rooftop will be dressed to celebrate the Jubilee. With views across Hyde Park, The Dorchester Rooftop is the perfect spot to watch the traditional RAF fly-past on Thursday 2nd June. Live music will be paired with tantalising cocktails by Lucia Montanelli. A highlight from the cocktail menu will be the Purple Reign, inspired by the four countries of the United Kingdom.
A popular tradition at The Dorchester since opening in 1931, a special themed afternoon tea will be presented by executive pastry chef Michael Kwan from 1 to 13 June. The Jubilee Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester will feature a collection of delicate pastries served alongside quintessentially British sandwiches and warm scones with The Dorchester’s jam and clotted cream, including a special Jubilee cake to enjoy at home.
Elsewhere, The Dorchester’s picnic hamper is available to order online and at The Dorchester’s coffee shop Parcafé,that comes with The Dorchester Jubilee Mug. Within The Grill at The Dorchester, Tom Booton will present a celebratory Jubilee Sunday Lunch menu accompanied by live acoustic music on 5 June. A speciality cocktail, Royal Tea, has been created with Earl Grey infused gin, Italicus, orange marmalade, lemon juice, triple sec and honey.
From: The Dorchester
Celebrations at The Dilly
Proudly British independent hotel The Dilly are putting on a feast for the Platinum Jubilee. Executive Chef Stevel Ger has created a handcrafted chocolate-based Jubilee dessert while Bar Manager Marco Matesi was inspired by the Queen’s favourite tipple of gin and dubonnet to create the “Queen’s Favourite” cocktail with Hendrick’s gin mixed with Londinio sweet vermouth infused with fresh red berry, Tio Pepe, and Franklin & Sons Rhubarb Tonic. The Dilly is also offering the ultimate British experience of a bespoke wicker picnic hamper to be enjoyed in one of London’s Royal Parks.
Available until 12 June will be the much anticipated regal Jubilee dessert. You can enjoy this at The Terrace at The Dilly, the hotel’s restaurant which offers guests a botanical oasis under the domed glass roof. The handmade dessert is crafted using chocolate Jivara mousse with a Manjari chocolate cremeux, and a raspberry coulis centre resting on top of a chocolate hazelnut base. The mousse and cremeux is covered in a white chocolate glaze and topped with a handcrafted golden chocolate crown.
From: The Dilly
Celebrations at Home House
Throughout June, Home House will be celebrating this historic occasion with crown-worthy menus, a Royal Afternoon Tea, sleepovers fit for a Queen and a Platinum Summer Party for Members and guests. The Home House Garden is dressed for the occasion with a fabulous floral display in in honour of Her Majesty. Designed by their in-house florist Rosemary, the royal display is a shower of beautiful wisteria twisted with ivy and the prettiest spring flowers including orange Naranga roses, cerise Peonies and of course the pink Queen Elizabeth rose.
Members and guests can enjoy a stay fit for a Queen and celebrate the Platinum Jubilee in style with A Right Royal Night In at Home House this June. The royal staycation experience includes an overnight stay in one of the hotels regal bedrooms or suites, a complimentary Kir Royal cocktail on arrival and a limited-edition Platinum Jubilee bottle of Whispering Angel. You can also enjoy an afternoon tea over the Jubilee weekend with a special Afternoon Tea in the quintessential Drawing Rooms at Home House. Members and hotel guests can revel in the history of the traditional Georgian townhouse as they enjoy classics on the menu including Coronation chicken, Victoria sponge and Union Jack macaroons.
From: Home House
A cruise aboard Enchanted Princess
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations will also take place on Enchanted Princess between 2-5 June 2022, the new UK Homeport ship based in Southampton for the summer of 2022. Activities include a Royal Variety show in the Princess Theatre and Royal Trivia. British-themed food and beverages will be served across the four days, including a ‘Royal Afternoon Tea’, with British favourites such as Victoria sponge cake. A Pimms and strawberries cart and infused speciality gin cocktails will be available on top deck, and a ‘Royal Dinner’ menu will be available. The onboard Piazza will be decorated for the occasion using banners and buntings in the royal colours and guests will be encouraged to wear the royal red, white and blue colours for a special dress up night.
From: Princess Cruises
Price | All-inclusive fares start from £499pp
A Feast fit for a Queen
Platinum Jubilee menus at Galvin at Windows
Until 30 June 2022, Head Chef Marc Hardiman will pay homage to this exciting milestone with a one-off menu to celebrate the best of British ingredients and suppliers, transporting diners deliciously back in time with seven showstopping nostalgic
dishes, each a love letter to the seven decades the Queen was on the throne – with a special Galvin at Windows twist.
Hero dishes will include interpretations on firm British favourites – including Coronation Chicken Vol-au-
Vent initially born in Britain in the 1950s, alongside a decadent twist of the humble Pork Pie with walnut brown sherry, prunes, and pickles. The drinks offering continues to turn-up the charm at adjoining Sky Bar 10° with Bar Manager Simona Reipaite crafting an unforgettable menu including Monarch, a colour-changing creation made with Whitley Nei; gin, blue butterfly tea, Lilet Blanc, sherry and a champagne solution.
From: Galvin at Windows
Price | £129 for seven courses
A Tribute to Nature: A unique new Afternoon Tea at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah
Acclaimed Pastry Chef Jessica Préalpato together with The Carlton Tower Jumeirah in Knightsbridge have created a unique Afternoon Tea experience inspired by Kew Gardens. Expect a non-traditional menu with unexpected pairings served on Raynaud China beginning with savouries, a selection of four scones with matching preserves and concluding with a beautiful array of patisseries and cakes.
The afternoon tea will feature a selection of delicious savoury sandwiches including a savoury truffle croissant filled with duck egg and black truffle, Forman smoked salmon with pickled shallots and wild garlic crème fraiche. There will also be the chance to try unique scones such as a dried nettle scone with strawberry marmalade, a charcoal rosemary scone with rosemary wood-smoked mascarpone and more. For everyone that experiences A Tribute to Nature, The Carlton Tower will offer two tickets to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew to celebrate the upcoming Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
From – The Carlton Tower Jumeirah
Price | From £75 per person
The Ivy Tower Bridge
Located across the river from the Tower of London’s ‘Superbloom’ display in honour of the Platinum Jubilee, The Ivy Tower Bridge has launched a limited edition menu of royal-themed cocktails, a special dessert and an afternoon tea fit for any queen from 2 June. In honour of the United Kingdom’s longest-reigning monarch, the limited-edition cocktail menu is inspired by notable royals, past and present. Lilibet features Tanqueray 10, Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto, Lemon Juice and Honey Syrup, topped up with The Ivy Champagne for a true royal touch.
In a nod to Queen Elizabeth’s favourite mint chocolate ice cream dessert, you can top off the meal with The Platinum Crown (above), a majestic reimagining of The Ivy’s classic Chocolate Bombe. Featuring mint chocolate ice cream, honeycomb and a delicious hot chocolate sauce and adorned with its very own edible crown. The Ivy Tower Bridge’s classic afternoon tea has also been given the royal treatment, featuring a classic selection of British sandwiches, cakes and warm fruited scones with clotted cream, fresh strawberries and strawberry preserve. Guests visiting between 12-3pm on Thursday, 2nd to Sunday, 5th June will also have the opportunity to greet and take photographs with the “Queen’s Guards”, who will stand to attention at the entrance to the restaurant.
From: The Ivy Tower Bridge
The Jubilee weekend at Aqua Shard, Aqua Kyoto and Aqua Nueva
Look out for a three-course brunch menu with optional wine pairing, available Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th June. To mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th-year, Starlight Strings will perform their string quartet during brunch on the 2nd and 3rd
June. Alongside live entertainment, a special Jubilee cocktail and dessert will accompany the festivities.
Her Majesty’s Shard will be available on the a la carte dinner menu from 2nd June – 5th June. Made with Passion fruit, raspberry and guava, the dessert is inspired by The Shard’s Jubilee light show which will launch at 9.45pm on 2nd June, as beacons across the country are lit to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. There is also Aqua Kyoto’s famous free-flow brunch. Four courses of contemporary Japanese cuisine accompanied by a house DJ and live entertainment. Expect Rock shrimp tempura, a choice between Koji chicken and Grilled barley miso salmon and a dessert platter to finish. Aqua Nueva’s free-flow brunch will set the beat of the bank holiday weekend with DJ sets and live entertainment.
Afternoon Tea at Great Scotland Yard Hotel
Great Scotland Yard Hotel is launching a multi-sensory Jubilee Afternoon Tea available throughout summer from now until 29 August in partnership with the iconic perfumery, Floris London, the only appointed perfumer to Her Majesty The Queen.
Taking place in The Parlour, the Jubilee Afternoon Tea has been inspired by the notes of the historical British Floris luxury fragrance created especially to honour the historic milestone “Platinum 22 Eau De Parfum” and created by the hotel’s Head Pastry Chef, Verónica Garrido Martínez. You can expect to devour the traditional Coronation chicken and smoked salmon sandwiches to an infused assortment of delicious cakes and patisserie with key notes of the fragrance including the violet Battenberg and imperial state crown lime cookie.
From: Great Scotland Yard Hotel
Price | £49 and £60 for Champagne Afternoon Tea
Mayfair Lounge & Grill’s Platinum Afternoon Tea
Mayfair Lounge & Grill, at The Cavendish London launched its Platinum Afternoon Tea, inspired by flavours of the Commonwealth. Expect sumptuous cakes, layered treats, scones and savoury bites which pay tribute to the flavours and textures from across the Commonwealth. This Includes Cypriot inspired pastries, Mauritian streamed cassava cakes, plus finger sandwiches which pay homage to the tastes of the Caribbean, India, and classic English flavourings to name a few. Available 2-5pm daily.
From: Mayfair Lounge & Grill
Price | From £55 per person
Melitta’s® Limited-Edition Bean to Cup Purista Coffee Machine Range
How about some coffee after all the afternoon tea? Celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in Style with Melitta’s® Limited-Edition Bean to Cup Purista coffee machine range including the Purista® Jubilee Edition Series 300 Fully Automatic Coffee Machine (available in either gold or Union Jack design) – perfect for super-slim kitchens where space is limited and style is essential.
Just 20cm wide and boasting a new unique matt black surface in elegant interplay with golden elements, only 2016 of these machines have been produced worldwide. What’s more, each machine is numbered. Based on state-of-the-art technology and modern design, this machine incorporates key features such One Touch, Easy Cleaning and LED display. The innovative low-noise Purista® technology also includes a pump feature, designed to enable water to flow more slowly through the coffee (resulting in better coffee extraction) whilst the whisper quiet grinder enhances the overall coffee making experience. The practical Double Cup mode is a real time-saver too, as it allows preparation of two identical drinks simultaneously. Even the drip tray has been cleverly thought through – now made from plastic rather than stainless steel to prevent unsightly scratches.
Price | £424.99
Rococo have crafted a new chocolate collection that celebrates all things Royal, from quintessential British flavours to chocolaty tributes to the Queen’s Corgis. Feast your eyes on handmade nibble bags, crafted using ethically sourced couverture, and a Limited-Edition Platinum Jubilee Chocolate Box packed with unique flavours from Jasmine Tea to Sour Cherry. This box contains quintessentially British Ganaches, Truffles and Pralines and a limited-edition paper insert, peppered with facts about the Queen’s glorious reign, designed by Rococo designers and tastemakers. Also, this new Royal Chocolate Collection will be a permanent addition to the Rococo repertoire so you can celebrate all year round.
Price | From £12.95
To look the business when carving one of their delicious hams at any street party, why not purchase Dukeshill’s Platinum Jubilee Carving Set? This premium limited-edition set (which includes a carving knife, a carving fork and a honing steel) has been created in tandem with expert British knife-maker Savernake Knives, so you know you are in good hands.
To qualify for the carving set, buy the special Jubilee Celebration Ham as a centrepiece for any celebration, featuring Dukeshill’s Coronation & Rosemary glaze, as voted for by Dukeshill customers, to mark the occasion.
Dukeshill was founded over thirty years ago, with a vision of producing the very best hams, cured the “old fashioned” way, with a real focus on flavour and texture and in 2003, they were awarded the Royal Warrant for manufacturing hams from HM The Queen.
Price | £350 for the Dukeshill Platinum Jubilee Carving Set / From £44 for the Platinum Jubilee Celebration Midi Ham
In celebration of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee, Tracklements – purveyors of perfect planet-friendly pickles – have created a limited edition Right Royal Pickle – perfect for accompanying a banquet fit for a Queen.
Made with a selection of vegetables including tasty Lincolnshire onions and a careful combination of sweet (Muscovado sugar) and sour (malt vinegar) along with tamarind paste, chilli, all spice and lemon juice, this is everything you want in a pickle – a toothsome crunch, a sweet tang and a sharp bite.
Based in the heart of Wiltshire, Tracklements make an award-winning range of over 60 artisan condiments from the UK’s first Wholegrain Mustard to the award-winning Fresh Chilli Jam. Only the highest quality, natural ingredients are used in their products – all of which can be tracked back to the producers – which are handmade in small batches.
Price | £5.80 for a 200g kilner jar
To honour Her Majesty, chocolatier Pierre Marcolini is launching a limited-edition collection of ‘Malline’ size chocolate boxes proudly wearing the Queen’s crown with classic Union Jack sleeve. Boxes will include the Hearts, Grands Crus, Truffles, and the ‘Decouverte’ an assortment box including 33 of the Maison favourites.
Throughout May in the lead up to the special four-day Jubilee bank holiday weekend, his Marylebone Boutique is going to be flying the British flag with a dedicated Jubilee window display, welcoming all passers-by to come in to enjoy the celebrations with the Maison which will be happening in and around Marylebone.
From: The Marylebone Boutique, Selfridges and Harrods
Price | Range from £25 – £37
A Toast to Her Majesty
Platinum Jubilee cocktails at Radio Rooftop
Radio Rooftop at ME London will be offering an exclusive new cocktail menu for the Queen’s Jubilee, with each drink inspired by a different decade of her 70 year reign. For example, ‘ich bin ein Berliner’ is inspired by The Queen’s historic visit to Germany in 1965, crafted using Monkey 47 then finished with a squeeze of grapefruit, to symbolise the fresh rebuilding of relations.
Radio Rooftop Bar is a great place from which to sip handcrafted cocktails and also watch the Jubilee celebrations, with partying down below and the Red Arrows flying overhead. Other menu highlights include the Irish 100, made using Baileys Irish Cream; the Elizabeth, which is served in a teapot and Long Live the Queen, a smoked Negroni with a Dubonnet twist.
From: Radio Rooftop Bar
Price | £20 per cocktail
The Berry Company Jubilee cocktails at Copper Chimney
The Berry Company has teamed up with acclaimed Indian restaurant Copper Chimney to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee in style, with limited edition cocktails created by renowned mixologist Mix.Mann that celebrate a fusion of British flavours with an Indian twist. The patriotic red, white and blue drinks range from the ruby coloured Lovely Jubilee to a Bombay Sapphire and White Peach inspired G&Tea, plus a royal blue mocktail Party Thyme.
Celebrating its 15th year, The Berry Company was one of the first brands to introduce healthier and exotic drinks to the UK market, highlighting the health benefits of antioxidants in a delicious and accessible way. Now boasting over twenty-five flavours, The Berry Company is renowned for experimenting with forward thinking and unexpected ingredient combinations, making them the go to for healthy, unique, and flavoursome drinks with absolutely no added sugar or sweeteners and ideal for creating cocktails with.
From: Copper Chimney (Available 2-30 June)
St Martin’s House Jubilee Violet Royal
The royal purple-tinged cocktail is a refreshing mix of floral and fruit-based ingredients, consisting of Pea Flower Infused Gin, Violet Liqueur, Lime, Cranberry Juice and Lavender Syrup. Available to order from 1st-31st June, guests will be able to enjoy this special cocktail long after the Bank Holiday weekend celebrations are over, whether accompanying one of the restaurant’s reimagined classic British dishes or enjoyed alongside other cocktails post-theatre. The Jubilee cocktail fits right into the aesthetic of St Martin’s House, a restaurant that not only takes inspiration from Covent Garden’s flower market through its wall to ceiling floral décor, but also from wider British culture.
From: St Martin’s House
Price | £7.50 per cocktail
Moët & Chandon
In celebration of the forthcoming Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend, Moët lovers across the nation are invited to enjoy Moët Impérial and Rosé Imperial presented in specially designed memento bottles. These Platinum designed bottles are the latest in a series of past releases of Silver, Golden and Diamond Jubilee Limited Editions which have marked the Queen’s iconic landmark moments over the past seven decades. The special Moët & Chandon Platinum Jubilee editions, featuring elegant platinum and black metallic labels are inscribed with a celebratory message.
Available from selected Royal Warrant Holder wine specialists, Fortnum & Mason, Waitrose and Clos19.com
Price | From £43
Enjoy ready-made letterbox cocktails delivered directly to your door with NIO Cocktails. Founded by Italian cocktail lovers Alessandro Palmarinwho and Luca Quagliano, NIO is an acronym for ‘Needs Ice Only’. Enjoy NIO’s Vodka Sour – a refreshing bittersweet blend of Ketel One Vodka, organic citric acid, Toschi liquid sugar and a dash of water for a tangy flavour that hits the spot. Just tear open the packet and pour into a glass over ice and enjoy.
From – NIO Cocktails
Price | £39 for six
When raising a toast to Her Majesty, what better brand to drink than Hine Cognac, the only cognac to hold a Royal Warrant, an honour which dates back to 1962. An Englishman, Thomas Hine, was behind the rise of the brand in the midst of the French Revolution and today The Hine House has been producing high quality cognacs for over two centuries from its base in Jarnac, France.
Combining this Royal Warrant holder with another, that of Twining Teas, enjoy this refreshing Hine Punch ideal for any celebration. For one serving, take 35 ml of Hine Rare and mix it with an equal quantity of Twinings Nilgiri Tea, 10 ml of Bristol Syrup Co Strawberry Shrub, 15ml English sparkling water and three dashes of lavender bitters.
Price | £55
The UK’s No.1 Cognac and Most Awarded Cognac House Courvoisier have had a big year, unveiling a striking new look for its range of spirits in February, announcing a new Chief Blender in Thibaut Hontanx, and unveiling a fashion forward collaboration with contemporary designer Daniel w. Fletcher to launch limited-edition bottles of its VSOP Cognac alongside a new ready-to-wear clothing collection.
Courvoisier XO pays homage to the Cognac region with carefully selected eaux-de-vie. The signature style of rich fruit notes reveals an exquisitely layered blend with an elegant floral finish. Courvoisier VSOP is also a great liquid for cocktails.
Price | From £40 (VSOP)
Platinum Jubilee Limited Edition English Sparkling Brut
To commemorate the Queen’s sparkling reign, Virgin Wines has released a Platinum Jubilee Limited Edition English Sparkling Brut, collaborating with East Sussex vineyard, Henners to create 500 bottles of the exclusive, small batch wine.
Handcrafted using the classic Champagne blend of hand-picked English-grown grapes, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, the wine has sourdough aromas combined with crunchy green apple and pear on the palate, with a hint of toasted brioche flavour too. Even the bottle label has a royal connection as it was inspired by a coat of arms with a whimsical take on a royal crest. The bottle also includes the official Platinum Jubilee emblem.
From: Virgin Wines
Price | £34.99
The Spirit of George
When highlighting some of the amazing achievements of Her Majesty’s long reign, we turn to George Mallory, one of the first men to climb Mount Everest and who tragically disappeared on his third expedition.
Fortnum & Mason’s exclusive London Dry Gin, The Spirit of George, hails the achievements of this brave adventurer with a gin unique in its inclusion of Nepalese botanical ingredients. Fortnum’s was the last shop Mallory visited ahead of his trip to Nepal for essentials such as chocolate, foie gras and champagne. The 100th anniversary of the climb approaches in 2024 and this blend incorporates Fortnum’s own chocolate within the blend as a poignant link to Mallory’s provisions.
From: Fortnum & Mason
Price | £45
X MUSE Vodka
X MUSE is the first blended barley vodka inspired by the spirit making traditions of Scotland. X MUSE has been created using two heritage varieties of barley: Plumage Archer and Maris Otter, distilled separately and combined in precise quantities. This careful orchestration of barleys, prized for their taste, creates a smooth and complex flavour. Combined with water of exceptional purity, drawn from an ancient aquifer at the heart of the Jupiter Artland estate, X MUSE can be sipped and savoured straight, on the rocks or act as an inspirational starting point for both classic and creative cocktails. The vodka is VERY smooth and the bottle is so elegant, fit for a Queen.
From: Master of Malt
Price | £45
To honour the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this summer, one of the UK’s most loved gin brands, Whitley Neill, has launched a limited-edition bottle of the handcrafted premium London Dry Gin – said to be one of her Majesty’s favourites.
The striking platinum Union Jack bottle is a nod to the brand’s British heritage – distilled at the multi-award-winning City of London Distillery, the home of Whitley Neill, making it the only gin brand to be distilled within the Square Mile. Inspired by the world and created in the capital, the brand takes advantage of the history of London’s gin trade combining their gin with a vast array of contemporary flavours from across the world far beyond traditional botanicals. These range from exotic Cape gooseberry and Baobab fruit to Rhubarb & Ginger, Blood Orange and Raspberry gins.
From: The Drop Store
Price | £26
Silent Pool Distillery
One of the most beautifully presented gins with a well-known signature blue and copper bottle and label, the innovative Silent Pool Distillery has unleashed a bespoke platinum version to mark the Queen’s 70th Jubilee anniversary.
A limited-edition product, only 6,500 bottles will be released and is the first time in Silent Pool’s history that they have changed their iconic copper pattern. The intricate platinum design honours the sovereign whose favourite tipple is said to be a gin cocktail.
With taste notes of aromatic peach and floral notes, subtle layers of juniper and delicate hints of tea underpinned by a vibrant citrusy pepper, why not celebrate in style with a Platinum Spritz? Simply combine 35 ml of Silent Pool Gin Platinum Celebration Edition in a copa glass filled with ice and 70 ml of dry white wine. Stir in a teaspoon of honey topped with elderflower tonic. Cheers!
From: Silent Pool Distillers
Price | £45
The Royal British Legion with Eminent Wines
This June, toast Her Majesty The Queen with a glass of the Royal British Legion RBL-100 Champagne. Currently celebrating their own centenary, The Queen has been patron of the Royal British Legion since 1952 and to mark the event, created a trio of champagnes in partnership with Eminent Wines. Ten percent from every bottle sale will go to the charity to support and provide life-long support to the Armed Forces community.
The Brut version is named for Reveille, inspired by The Last Post; the Champs de Fleurs Rosé is named after the field of poppies that flourished in Western France following the First World War. Lastly, Centurion Blanc de Blanc simply references the 100 years of the Legion’s existence. The label design depicting wild poppies was chosen to ensure Remembrance.
From: Eminent Wines
Price | Reveille – £45 / Champs de Fleurs – £55 / Centurion – £55
Nyetimber English Sparkling Wine
English Sparkling Wine producer, Nyetimber, is another brand premiering an eye-catching limited-edition bottle of Classic Cuvee MV created especially for the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The iridescent oyster coloured sleeve has seven custom-designed crowns representing each decade of the Queen’s rule. Decorated with threads of delicate golden bubbles and a patriotic Union Jack, sitting behind the brand shield label, it will be used exclusively for Nyetimber’s flagship wine, Classic Cuvee MV.
The signature wine is a classic blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier and is a perfect balance of elegance and intensity. Classic Cuvee MV has a palate of honey, almond, pastry and baked apples, lending a hint of decadence. It is the discerning choice for a Jubilee celebration this year.
Price | £37.50
Ridgeview Fitzrovia Rosé
How appropriate it will be to drink to the health of Her Majesty by sipping a glass of Ridgeview Fitzrovia Rosé, the wine which was served at the State Banquet for President Obama in May 2011? Ridgeview have made exceptional English sparkling wine in the heart of Sussex for the past 25 years and this little beauty is perfect for the Jubilee celebrations – whether served at a street party, a BBQ or a stylish dinner. Ridgeview were one of the first wineries in England to focus solely on the production of sparkling wines from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grape varieties.
This Fitzrovia Rosé enjoys a delicate salmon colour with an abundance of fine bubbles and a fresh fruit finish. Serve as a refreshing aperitif or pair with smoked salmon and fish dishes, fresh English strawberries or with a summer fruit pudding.
Price | £35
Luscombe’s Jubilee Street Party Box
Hopefully the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee will once again see jubilee mania sweeping the nation as we host street parties, tea parties and picnics in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years of service. To accompany such events, head directly to Luscombe, another Royal Warrant holder.
Providing the very best tasting organic drinks, they are suitable for all the family with flavours to suit all tastes. Their Jubilee Street Party Boxes come complete with street party essentials including branded Luscombe paper cups and sustainable bunting. Drinks in the range and available in the Jubilee Street Party Box include elegant Champagne alternative Damascene Rose Bubbly, their quintessential classic Wild Elderflower Bubbly, intensely flavoured traditional still Sicilian Lemonade as well as their Hot, Cool and Passionate Ginger Beers, Raspberry Crush, St Clements, Lime Crush, Rhubarb Crush, Cranberry Crush, Orange Juice and English Apple Juice.
Price | Prices start at £21.30 for single or mixed flavour cases of 12 x 27cl bottles
Looking good for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
This range of state-of-the-art home appliances and electronics looks good in any home with the combination of meaningful innovation and timeless aesthetics. The brand features world-class innovation and performance-led products which enable smarter living, and ease the stress of entertaining in the upcoming Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
The LG SIGNATURE Refrigerator is not only a beautiful and sleek addition to any kitchen space but provides a functional helping hand when entertaining guests. With InstaView technology, you simply need to knock twice on the industry-leading glass panel, to reveal a full view of the fridges interior – minimising the need to open the door. For busy days spent entertaining and to ensure your Platinum Jubilee celebrations go smoothly, utilise the Refrigerator’s ‘automatic open’ door feature, voice activated commands and remote access.
The LG SIGNATURE Wine Cellar brings connoisseur-quality wine storage to the comfort of your own home. Celebrate the Jubilee in style by sharing your precious wine collections which have been preserved in a manner that recreates the conditions of a traditional wine cave, offering three multi-temperature zones for red, white, and sparkling wines.
From: LG SIGNATURE
Price | From £6699
Holland Cooper, renowned for its heritage tailoring and a favourite with the royals, has been invited to become an official patron of the Platinum Commemorative Album and to celebrate this prestigious occasion, has launched a limited-edition Jubilee collection.
Staying true to the brand’s British heritage, this capsule collection will showcase its most iconic styles, both current and from its archive. All hand-cut and made in the UK from traditional Scottish wools, these pieces will celebrate the Jubilee with platinum-plated hardware and a luxurious, rich purple satin lining.
The limited-edition silk scarf, hand rolled and made in England using the finest pure silk, is the perfect accessory to elevate any look. Showcasing the brand’s Heritage with an elegant print from their archive, the rich purple is a true celebration of the Jubilee.
From: Holland Cooper
Price | £149
Wild Beauty from Rhug Estate
Founders Lord & Lady Newborough have championed the highest standards of organic and sustainable farming at Rhug Organic farm, which holds a Royal Warrant, for many years, and are now applying these same principles to their new range of face and body products. They consider all aspects of sustainability of the brand, being completely transparent in their choices. This covers everything from ingredient sourcing and packaging to the use of self-generated green energy on the estate.
Rhug Estate’s Head Forager, Richard Prideaux, and his team sustainably wild forage for ingredients on the Estate, waiting for particular plants to flower and mature. The provenance of each foraged ingredient can be pinpointed to an exact location on the Rhug Estate. The collection features eight skincare products, five body care products and a Wild Foraged Skincare Essentials set.
From: Rhug Wild Beauty
Price | From £32 – £125
Fulton Umbrellas is the largest supplier of quality umbrellas and rainwear in the UK today, holding a Royal Warrant to Her Majesty The Queen and previously The Queen Mother. In addition, their umbrellas are regularly used by TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall and can also be seen in TV shows such as Bridgerton and Peaky Blinders.
The brand began life in 1956 in Whitechapel in London’s East End where Arnold Fulton, inventor and Mechanical Engineer, began designing and producing umbrellas. The Queen Mother saw the Fulton Birdcage umbrella and thought its unique domed PVC cover would offer better protection as well as allowing her to remain as visible as possible in even the wettest of conditions. The Queen followed her lead, and the rest is history. The Gold birdcage style is the same style the Queen herself uses.
From: Fulton Umbrellas
Price | £30
Davril – Platinum Jubilee Pendant
To celebrate HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Davril Jewellers of Hatton Garden, London’s historic jewellery district, has designed a specially crafted commemorative pendant. Featuring the award-winning Platinum Jubilee emblem along with the commemorative hallmark from the London Assay office, the reverse is engraved with one of the Queen’s favourite flowers, the Lily of the Valley. Made in sterling silver or Platinum, the piece comes complete with a Prince of Wales link chain in 16 inches with an 18 inches extender link.
Forty-five years after the design of his Silver Jubilee pendant, Davril’s founder, Daniel, was excited for the opportunity to design another commemorative jewel. He wrote to the Lord Chamberlain’s Office at the Palace to use the award-winning Jubilee logo, which is engraved on the centre of each pendant as the main design feature.
From: Davril Jewels
Price | Sterling Silver version – £125 / Platinum Version – £2,250
Rachel Riley is a British award-winning children’s clothing brand, producing hand-crafted, classic baby and children’s clothing in bright, vintage prints. Rachel started out designing baby clothes for her own children and today it’s the must-have brand for celebrities and royals alike, counting both Prince George and Princess Charlotte among its customers. Her pieces are known for their traditional craftsmanship including hand embroidery, hand smocking and use of fine soft fabrics.
To celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, Rachel has designed a Jubilee edit with items such as the Royal Tea Party Jersey Dress, perfect for attending any street party or BBQ. With the brand’s signature Peter Pan collar and half button placket with a royal themed print and coordinating red picot trim, the same print has also been used for a Babygro and even the brand’s Rachel and Miniland dolls.
From: Rachel Riley
Price | £49
And for something completely different…
Buyagift Jubilee Celebrations
Buyagift, the UK’s leading provider of experience days, has unveiled some great experiences to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in regal fashion.
If you are a lover of Afternoon Tea then head to Taj 51, just a short distance from Buckingham and St James’s palaces, to enjoy an indulgent Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea for two. There are intricate pastries, delicate finger sandwiches and traditional scones, clotted cream and strawberry preserve, all accompanied by a choice of refreshing teas. To add a bit of sparkle to the occasion, there’s also a half a bottle of Bollinger champagne to share.
Alternatively head out of London to Windsor aboard The Royal Windsor Steam Express and go back in time with this heritage railway whilst enjoying a coupe de champagne on arrival and an Eggs Royale brunch, complemented by yet more fine fizz en route.
Price | £190 for Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea for Two at Taj 51 / £178 for two for The Royal Windsor Steam Express and Dining Experience with Champagne for two.
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