Historic roots brought to life with warm British hospitality & theatrical dining experiences.
Our beautifully restored historic hotel is cared for by a team who take genuine pride in delivering impeccable service and exceeding expectations at every turn. Overlooking The Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace - the entrance used by the Royal family - The Rubens showcases exceptional dining journeys, and enriching and rewarding experiences, from the very first moment guests are greeted by our red-uniformed doormen...
Our hotel remains open and we are here to welcome you for any business-related stay. Our restaurants and bars are closed, however you can enjoy in-room dining throughout your stay.
Our sister brand Evan Evans provides unforgettable journeys and experiences to Britain’s most iconic locations. Relax in comfort as our captivating guides unravel the sights and stories of Britain.
It just doesn’t get any more central than this. With the smart shops of Bond Street nearby and some of London’s most vibrant sights – The Royal Academy, Buckingham Palace, the Royal Parks – just a short stroll away, this truly is the beating heart of Mayfair.
Yet our elegant Charles Street address offers a tranquil haven from the bustle outside, a place to retreat, relax and regroup.
Visit the England of the past with this fantastic tour through history. Starting with a visit to the imposing Warwick Castle, an impenetrable medieval fortress, we then travel down the river to Stratford-upon-Avon, home to Shakespeare. After exploring the quaint streets of the Bard’s hometown, we move into the Cotswolds, one of the most beautiful rural areas in the world filled with stunning stone villages. Finally, we visit Oxford, the oldest university town in Britain and birthplace of countless scientific discoveries.
The Cotswolds are one of Britain’s rare gems, a stunning rural backdrop that have been used for the filming locations for countless movies and television programmes, including the global phenomenon of Downton Abbey. Start the day by visiting Blenheim Palace, the beautiful birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Next move on to the picturesque Cotswold villages of Bibury and Bourton-on-the-Water, regularly voted the most beautiful in England. Finally, visit Bampton, location of so many scenes from Downton Abbey.
Dive into the wizardly wonder of Harry Potter at Warner Bros.Studios and rediscover the magic that enraptured the world. Explore the iconic sets such as the Forbidden Forest and the Gryffindor common room, before entering into Dumbledore’s rooms and seeing the Golden Snitch and props from the Ministry of Magic.