The hub of Chelsea in Bloom is Sloane Square which is now also home to a Botanist pop-up bar. Rehydrate and sip on something fresh and floral whilst you soak up the atmosphere. The menu includes beer, wine, soft drinks and three exclusive Ketel One Botanical cocktails (all £8):
The young students at The Fashion School in Chelsea have been working very hard to create an octopus, sea horse, fish and under the sea flowers out of fabric scraps and cut-offs inspired by this year’s theme, Under the Sea. Whilst creating these, they have also been learning different textile techniques and improving their hand whilst showing what we can all do to save our seas and help reduce waste.
The Fashion School, 224a King’s Road, Chelsea SW3 5UB
Pop into Smythson, winner of the Highly Commended award between Thursday 23 and Friday 24 to see the store’s stunning marine makeover and join the floral festivities.
Enjoy complimentary personalisation on your purchase and receive a special gift when you spend over £195.
To celebrate Chelsea in Bloom, the make-up experts at NARS have created two special looks:
Both of these were inspired by Francois Nars’ private island in French Polynesia, Motu Tane.
Visit the team in store to learn how to create these looks.
27 King’s Road, Chelsea SW3 4RP, 020 7730 2222
Neighbourhood favourite Rabbit champions local and wild British seasonal produce so nothing is more exciting than their exclusive Chelsea Flower Show Lunch Menu on offer for the duration of Chelsea in Bloom.
For £24 per person, feast on the best that the English countryside has to offer in a selection of sharing plates.
Mushroom Marmite Éclair, Confit Egg Yolk, Cornichon Squid Ink Tapioca Cracker, Trout Belly Mousse, Lemon Red Endive, Goats Cheese Mousse, Pear Place Tartar, Pickled White Radish Hand Dived King Scallop, White Balsamic Pearls, Wild Leek Butter, Beetroot Pickled Shallot Seaweed salted, Nutbourne Heritage Tomatoes, Sour Milk Curds, Jack of the Hedge Pesto, Wild Flowers, Candied Chili Sussex Coast Shellfish Bisque, Poached Plaice, Salty Fingers, Dill Oil, Red Coral Tuille “The Beach”: Gorse Flower and Lemon Meringue Tart To book, email email@example.com or call 020 3750 0172.
172 King’s Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4UP
Corneliani is pleased to celebrate this year’s edition of Chelsea in Bloom by offering their valued customers an exclusive reduction of 20% on their Spring/Summer collection and Made to Measure service.
A new, informal formal style, deconstructed cotton and cashmere suits, light and airy suede bomber jackets, cotton/silk jacquard polos – a rich summer selection with Made to Measure service included, to perfectly prepare for the warmth of the upcoming season.
Pop in store to enjoy a complimentary refreshment.
Corneliani Sloane Street, 160 Sloane Street 020 74937291
For Chelsea in Bloom only, Olivia von Halle are bringing back a limited-edition run of their sell-out Eye Mask Cody (£150). Purchase yours now to take a bit this year’s theme, Under the Sea, home with you. All profits will be going to ocean conservation charity, Project Zero.
Catch it whilst you can!
190 Pavilion Road, Chelsea SW3 2BF or 020 7730 8000
Jo Malone London are celebrating Chelsea in Bloom this year with events which are set to get your creativity blossoming.
Floral Masterclass, Wednesday 22 May 4-8pm
Join Jo Malone London at a floral masterclass to celebrate Chelsea in Bloom. Create your own bespoke crown, adorned with brilliant blooms, with a little help from their resident florist, Wild Things Flowers. Enjoy sparkling drinks and sweat treats while you find your favourite floral. Get ready to lose yourself in a world of blossoms.
Each masterclass is one hour long and a booking fee of £25 is required to reserve your place which can bee redeemed with any purchase.
Jo Malone London Blossoms Event, Thursday 23 – Saturday 25 May 12-6pm
Join with a friend to find your favourite floral and discover fresh new fragrance pairings while you enjoy a Ketel One botanical cocktail and sweet treats, inspired by the scents. Get ready to lose yourself in a world of blossom.
For more information or to book your place on either of these events, please call 0370 192 5121 or drop in to the Jo Malone London Sloane Street Boutique.
150 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9BX
Shop at Kings of Chelsea, the luxury interiors haven, throughout Chelsea in Bloom to not only marvel at their beautiful display, but to also receive 10% off tableware accessories and sip on complimentary fizz.
387 King’s Road, Chelsea SW10 0LR or 020 7751 4586
Iconic to the King’s Road, Bluebird is introducing the Bluebird in Bloom Afternoon Tea running from 20-26 May, partnering with Crosstown Doughnuts to create a floral feast.
The tea is priced at £29.50 per person and will feature a floral feast including a Crosstown’s Vegan Orange Blossom doughnut with Pistachio. Our in-house expert pastry chef has also prepared a positively perfect British selection of savoury and sweet treats, including ‘the flower pot’ – dark chocolate mousse, yuzu curd and ‘soil’ and everyone’s favourite Red Velvet and Rose Petal cupcake amongst the traditional sandwiches and scones too.
Book your table here.
350 King’s Road, Chelsea SW3 5UU or 020 7559 1000
In full floral spirit Boden have created an exciting programme of events in store. Make sure you book your spots early to avoid missing out.
Monday, 20 May
Two floral workshops hosted by florists, Willow at 12pm and 3.30pm.
Reserve your place to learn about floral arranging and to create your own small bouquet to take home in a jam jar. Workshops will last an hour and a half to enjoy with complimentary drinks. Tickets cost £25 and can be booked here.
Tuesday, 21 & Wednesday 22 May
Inject some health into your day with Farm Girl Café, who are in store all day serving complimentary coffees.
Thursday 23 May
It’s time for a floral fiesta! Immerse yourself in the party atmosphere in store with drinks and live singer and pianist – they will be taking requests!
Friday 24 May
Throughout the day illustrator, Lisa Stickley, will be in store personalising plates for customers to take away with your new purchases.
Styling appointments will be available throughout the day from 10am-5pm, each lasting an hour. Reserve your complimentary slot with in-house stylists Sarah Corbett-Winder and Liberty Akroyd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
20-23 Duke of York Square, Chelsea, London SW3 4LY
Inspired by the magnificent floral displays, then take part in Yves Delorme floral workshop where their resident florist will show you how to create hand-tied bouquets.
You will also receive free personalisation and monogramming on their beautiful bed and bath collections whilst in-store.
21 May, 12-1pm at Yves Delorme, 1 Ellis Street, London SW1X 9AL
To book your spot, call 020 7730 3435 or email email@example.com
Duke of York Square’s much-loved Manicomio has launched two exclusive menus to celebrate the floral festival.
Their limited-edition set menu offers two delicious courses for £29.50 or three for £34.50. Start with Speck d’Aosta and Sicilian rock melon or Watercress and Wild Garlic Soup then follow with organic salmon with smoked aubergine, sesame and broccolini or even shoulder of Spring Lamb. Save room for desert however as the Strawberry Granita with Rose biscuits is the perfect end to this feast.
Visit the Manicomio Café and enjoy their delicious Chelsea in Bloom specials. To start, Grilled Isle of Wight Asparagus followed by Veal and Pork Meatballs or Seared Yellow Fin Tuna. Strawberry Cheesecakes is their indulgent desert – and not to be missed!
83-85 Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY, 020 7730 3366, firstname.lastname@example.org
Alongside their beautiful display, REDValentino have launched a limited edition t-shirt (available for £120) and camera bag as part of their collaboration with Poppy Chancellor or Poppy’s Papercuts.
The London-based artist is the living embodiment of her work – bold, funny and bounding with positivity. Sassy and fun, she creates sophisticated pieces of art which generate form the ancient art of papercutting.
REDValentino, 133 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9AX
As forever fans of Chelsea in Bloom, Rag & Bone have gone one step further this year and produced a limited-edition tee to celebrate the floral festival. Pick up yours this week only, in store from 20-25 May for £95.
Rag & Bone, 13-14 Sloane Square, SW1W 8SB, 020 7730 6881
Let your hair down and learn how to make floral hair accessories with founder of Studio Smudge, George Wosley.
This exciting workshop, held at Anthropology, will give you inspiration and techniques to create your own show-stopping designs. Make slides, crowns and combs as you embrace the natural beauty of springs flora.
Tickets cost £45 and will be fully redeemable against purchases of £55 and over.
Anthropology, 131-141 King’s Road, London SW3 4PW, 020 7349 3110
In honour of Chelsea in Bloom, Kiehl’s will be running an exciting competition with guaranteed prizes for everyone!
Find a member of the Kiehl’s team and not only will they be able to offer you their expert skincare advice, but will also be handing out limited-edition sea-shells. Bring your shell in-store – to be recycled! – and hold them under the “fountain” to reveal your prize and discover more about their sustainability programme.
Prizes range from deluxe samples, to smoothies to full size products.
Kiehl’s, 54 King’s Road, Chelsea SW3 4UD, 020 7584 2538
KXU have launched their limited-edition Under the Sea smoothie, on offer from 21-25 May and the perfect way to re-fuel after your spin.
Sip on the delicious combination of spirulina, blueberries, red cabbage, Greek yogurt, banana, pineapple, cashew nuts, flax seeds, puffed quinoa and agave to recover after that tough workout.
RRP £6.50. KXU, 241 Pavilion Road, London SW1X 0BP https://www.kxu.co.uk/
Aside from their spectacular display, Polpo have created a selection of specials to help you celebrate this magnificent floral festival.
Sip on a white peach and rose petal Bellini whilst you tuck into their delicious dishes; a risi e bisi, the classic pea and mint risotto; a grilled asparagus, goat’s curd and speck bruschetta; a fennel, mint and orange salad; and for something sweet; a strawberry panna cotta.
Polpo, 81 Duke of York Square, London, SW3 4LY, 020 7730 8900
Partridges’s Chelsea Flower Collection is an essential part of Chelsea in Bloom, inspired by the historic associated between flowers and nurseries across Chelsea.
Royal Warrant holders, Partridges have worked with artisan producers across the UK to develop unique, delicious foods as part of this collection.
Purchase products ranging from Gin (two flavours, £32.95 each) and tea bags (£2.95) to sweet treats such as Rose Fudge (£3.95) or Honey & Lavender Biscuits (£3.95) so you too can bring a part of Chelsea in Bloom home with you.
Partridges, 2-5 Duke of York Square, London SW3 4LY
Farm Girl are here with their floral take on your daily caffeine source, the Rose Latte.
The Rose Latte is a staple at Farm Girl. Containing Rose Water, it holds a multitude of health benefits; anti-oxidising, mood enhancing, anti-bloating and skin rejuvenating to name a few.
Pick up yours for £3.80 at Farm Girl Chelsea, 9 Park Walk, Chelsea SW10 0AJ, 020 3674 7359
Poetry have launched their limited edition linen tote bag, exclusive to Chelsea in Bloom with a beautiful sea-horse illustration inspired by the Under the Sea theme. Purchase yours in store for £49, with all proceeds being donated to wonderful charity, Just One Ocean. Perfect for carrying all your essentials this summer.
Poetry, 10 Symons Street, London SW3 2TJ, 020 3457 6883
Re-hydrate with Busaba Eathai’s exclusive Chelsea in Bloom cocktail, Lychee Spritz. A delicious mix of lychee and vermouth with prosceco, lychees and notes of citrus and grapefruit, topped off with delicate edible flowers in true Chelsea in Bloom spirit.
Available for £6.50 from 20-25 May.
Busaba Eathai, 358 King’s Road, Chelsea SW3 5UZ
In celebration of this year’s Chelsea in Bloom, Dermalogica are offering you not only a beautiful floral display, but some more of their skincare wisdom.
On the first day of Chelsea in Bloom, Monday 2o May, the first 50 visitors in store will receive a goodie bag.
But for the rest of the week, if you’re sat within their floral shell seating area, share your photograph on Instagram tagging and following @Dermalogica_dukeofyork and @dukeofyorksquare, to receive a complimentary Prisma Protect SPF30 12ml.
Or book yourself a complimentary Face Mapping Skin Analysis to receive a Sound Sleep Cocoon 10ml, the perfect nighttime partner to Prisma Protect SPF30.
Dermalogica, 37 Duke of York Square, Chelsea SW3 4LY
This summer Anya Hindmarch’s Neeson collection is a must-own and throughout Chelsea in Bloom, visit their Sloane Street store for the exclusive opportunity to meet their craftsperson who will be available for complementary personalisation for the entire collection.
Available from 20-24 May. Anya Hindmarch, 157-158 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9AB, 020 7730 0961
2018 winners Monica Vinader have teamed up with wellbeing experts Neom Organics to help you step into tranquillity during this year’s floral festival. Proudly promising 100% natural ingredients and fragrances, all ethically sourced from sustainable origins – rather fitting for this year’s ‘Under the Sea’ theme.
Book your place to enjoy a relaxing complimentary hand and arm massage from Neom Organics and an infused vodka tipple from Ketel One Botanical as you shop your favourite pieces. Plus, don’t miss out on 20% off exclusively on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 May.
Book your treatments here which will be available from 2-5pm on Wednesday 22 May and 5-8.30pm on Thursday 23 May.
Monica Vinader, 71-72 Duke of York Square, Chelsea SW3 4lY, 0207 259 9170
Local award-winning sculptor Jean Kegel is showcasing three sculptural forms in Partridge’s Café garden at Duke of York Square which celebrate the sea – perfect timing with this year’s Chelsea in Bloom theme, Under the Sea.
These three works are one off pieces and are joyous celebration of the energy of the sea. Through her fluid sculptures she captures the movement, power, strength and beauty of the sea. Her wavelike forms express a moment caught in time.
On display until Monday 27 May.
The Partridges Café Garden, Partridges, 2-5 Duke of York Square, Chelsea SW3 4YL
Mention Chelsea in Bloom whilst shopping in The Baby Cot Shop and you’ll receive an extra special floral 10% off along with complimentary refreshments in store!
Alongside their stunning installation, Harry’s Dolce Vita are also celebrating with a special desert and selection of signature cocktails.
Sip on the sea with their ‘Coral Reef’ cocktail which includes Ondina Italian gin with ruby red grapefruit juice, rose liqueur and Peychaud’s bitters, as well as the ‘Laguna di Venezia’, Ondina Italian gin with Luxardo Bitter Bianoc, Blue Curacao and prosecco. Their ‘sea’-sonal desert is a classic, Mixed Berry Sundae.
Harry’s Dolce Vita, 27-31 Basil Street, Knightsbridge SW3 1BB
Hugo Boss are delighted to offer their shoppers, for Chelsea in Bloom week only, an exclusive gift.
Spend £250 or more to receive your gift with purchase to take home with you in memory of this years floral festival.
Hugo Boss, 35-38 Sloane Square, London SW1W 8DL, 020 7259 1240
Flower experts Jane Packer will be hosting 15 minute complimentary drop-in workshops in Peter Jones this Wednesday 22 May. Inspired by the Flower Show and all the phenomenal floral displays across Chelsea, try your hand at flower arranging in a slot between 2pm – 5pm.
Book your place here.
Peter Jones, Sloane Square, Chelsea SW1W 8EL, 020 7730 3434
Venture beneath Sticks’n’Sushi’s Japanese sea goddess and into their underwater world to celebrate their specially curated ‘Under the Sea’ menu and two mouth watering ‘Chelsea in Bloom’ cocktails.
Sip on a ‘Blossom Spritz’ with hibiscus, green tea, goji, lavender, yuzu and Prosecco (£10.50) or celebrate with a glass of ‘Veuve Clicquot Rosé and wild strawberries’ (£17)
Their tantalizing menu includes: Starter (grilled edamame); Ebi Bites (tempura shrimp, miso aïoli, chili & coriander); Sashimi Kataifi (Hiramasa, tuna, kataifi, truffle oil & ponzu); Seaweed Salad (Daikon, snow peas, avocado & sesame); Maki (Rainbow roll with shrimp, salmon, tuna & hiramasa; Spicy tuna roll with tuna, masago & chili; Garden roll with sweet potato & pickled red onion); Sticks (Black cod & miso; Scallops & bacon; Asparagus & chunky wafu). One person £50 – Two persons £90 – Three persons £135. To book, call 020 3141 8181 or email email@example.com
Sticks’n’Sushi 113-115 King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4NT