YTL Hotels in The UK
The Elite Whisky Experience at The Glasshouse, Edinburgh
YTL Hotels’ five-star luxury hotel, located in the heart of Edinburgh, The Glasshouse invites guests to sample a selection of Scotland’s best whiskies with a two-night Elite Whisky Experience. Undoubtedly one of the UK’s most popular destinations for enjoying a dram or two of this national drink, The Glasshouse provides the ideal backdrop for the whisky connoisseur. The signature experience takes the grandest suite – the lavish Islay Suite – and gives guests a 2-night stay in vast accommodations overlooking the historic Calton Hill. The package also offers a dram of whisky on arrival, a 7-course whisky pairing dinner, a personalised guided distillery tour incorporating a bespoke tour at their chosen distillery and a 3-course dinner in the Snug. The hotel has also recently partnered with the Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh to provide guests bespoke tours of the gardens and glasshouses. www.theglasshousehotel.co.uk.
Dan Moon Restaurant at The Gainsborough Bath Spa
The Restaurant, with its Georgian architecture, original artwork and impressive wine wall is the ideal location to enjoy a bespoke cocktail and leisurely meal. With a focus on pioneering cooking techniques and theatrical presentation, Dan’s dishes are more than just an experience for the taste buds, and reflect his position as a trailblazer on the modern British culinary scene. Recently awarded 3 AA Rosettes for the exquisite fine-dining menu, Dan uses the best locally sourced produce to create stunning dishes which are delicate, beautifully presented and wonderfully flavoured. Each course has been expertly paired with a delicious wine, perfectly matching the notes of the ingredients of the meal. Dan has worked tirelessly to create an equally mouth-watering vegetarian menu for everybody to enjoy. www.thegainsboroughbathspa.co.uk
Introducing the Floating Spa at Monkey Island Estate, Bray-on-Thames
This hotly anticipated opening will not only include 41 boutique bedrooms on this private island, as well as 6 individual luxury residences forming the rest of the estate, a modern brasserie, and seven acres of stunning grounds, but will also feature an innovative and exciting spa concept: The Floating Spa, created by YTL Hotels’ wellness experts at Spa Village. The Floating Spa will be a unique spa experience based completely on the water. The bespoke crafted barge will comprise three indulgent treatment rooms, an airy and bright wheelhouse reception and an Elixir Bar, all moored on the banks of the island. The Floating Spa experience will be peppered with touch points that celebrate the power of water, taking guests far beyond the traditional spa offering, and on holistic voyages through the history of the island and the River Thames. www.monkeyislandestate.co.uk
Mr Ma’s All-day High Tea at The Academy, Bloomsbury, London
YTL Hotels’ elegant Gower Street property, The Academy, is thrilled to announce the launch of Mr Ma’s all-day High Tea, paying homage to the hotel’s literary and cultural connections to Bloomsbury. One of the most important Chinese authors of the last century, Lao She’s novel, Mr. Ma and Son, has inspired The Academy’s quintessentially English Afternoon Tea with an Asian twist, where guests are presented with Mr.Ma’s Jing tea, an exclusive blend for The Academy. The all-day Afternoon tea offers a unique glimpse into the poignant melding of two cultures that have shaped the colourful Bloomsbury neighbourhood today and presents individuals with signature Asian twists on traditional dishes including ginger and cinnamon scones, Chinese custard tarts and Sesame Jian Dui Dough Balls. Mr Ma’s Afternoon Tea at The Academy from £25, available 7 days a week, between 1pm until 4pm. Rooms at The Academy Hotel start from £300. www.theacademyhotel.co.uk
About YTL Hotels
YTL Hotels owns and manages a prestigious collection of award-wining resorts, hotels, boutique experiences and Spa Villages with a hospitality footprint across Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Japan, Australia, France and the United Kingdom, including Pangkor Island Resort, voted the world’s best resort in 2003 by Condé Traveller UK. The group also co-owns the Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train. The Gainsborough Bath Spa, the only hotel in Bath to be part of the Leading Hotels of the World’s collection of legendary hotels, was named the 2017 Condé Nast Traveller Awards World’s Top 100. The portfolio also encompasses the ownership management of a number of Marriott properties in Australia and Kuala Lumpur as well as properties under the brand’s prestigious Autograph Collection banner. The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui is the latest addition to this partnership. Future plans include the first Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Japan which is set to complement YTL Hotels’ master plan for Niseko Village. With each new experience that it presents, the company strives to embrace and highlight the natural essence of culture, character and tradition of its surroundings. YTL Hotels is the hospitality arm of YTL Corporation Berhad. Visit http://www.ytlhotels.com/for more information and follow us on our social media platforms for #TreasuredPlaces #TreasuredMoments
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