London – Reported by Elite Traveler the private j

first_imgLondon – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazineHoping for a hot Olympic summer, Corinthia Hotel London has opened The Courtyard for outdoor drinks and light meals. Set in the heart of the hotel, the new crescent-shaped space serves cocktails and champagne, as well as breakfast, oysters and afternoon tea.The cocktail list features the Bloom Clover Club made with chamomile tincture and raspberry purée, the rum-based Planters Punch and the Vesper Martini, while the less cocktail-inclined can enjoy a range of cigars and liqueurs.Pastry chef Claire Clark, MBE and Executive Head Chef Garry Hollihead prepares traditional afternoon teas, with sweet and savory treats, a selection of teas from the Tea Palace menu and Laurent-Perrier Champagne.Guests dining at Massimo Restaurant, the Oyster Bar or The Northall are able to retire to The Courtyard for a digestif, with fire places at either end to warm the cooler nights. The breakfast menu includes tea and coffee, fresh pastries and eggs Benedict.Housed in a Victorian building, Corinthia Hotel London comprises 294 rooms—including 36 suites and seven penthouses—Massimo Restaurant & Oyster Bar, The Northall (for British fare throughout the day), and the musically inspired Bassoon Bar. Other amenities include the four-floor flagship ESPA Life at Corinthia, and meeting/media rooms with recording, mixing and broadcasting facilities.Corinthia London is the ninth of Corinthia Hotels’ collection of five-star hotels founded by the Pisani family of read more