Belgravia

Belgravia, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

The Star Tavern (source: http://www.star-tavern-belgravia.co.uk/)

The Star Tavern, Belgravia

The Star Tavern is an award-winning, traditional London pub located in the heart of Belgravia. It won infamy during the 1950s and 1960s as the hangout for London’s inner circle of […]

December 31, 2016 × 0 comments

Belgravia, Lifestyle

Paradise is a bookshop

Paradise is a bookshop

Belgravia Books Jorge Luis Borges, the great Argentine writer left us many famous phrases about his passion for libraries and endless shelves of books. His fascination with the idea was such, […]

December 25, 2016 × 3 comments

Belgravia, History

Ebury Street - Belgravia (Source: Zoopla.co.uk)

Ebury Street and Belgravia

Belgravia is part of the London Borough of Westminster and the SW1 area. Originally, the 400 acres of land was inherited by the Grosvenor family and was named Belgravia after Belgrave, home […]

December 30, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Belgravia, History

Chelsea Bun Shop 1810

Old Chelsea Bun Shop

The Chelsea bun has been the treat of choice over centuries: sticky sweet buns, filled with raisins and currants and topped with a sugary glaze, were sold by the tens of thousands […]

December 22, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Belgravia, History

Belgravia (Source: The Times)

10 Things you didn't know about Belgravia

1. Belgravia takes its name from one of the Duke of Westminster’s subsidiary titles, Viscount Belgrave. Belgravia was developed in the 1820s by Richard Grosvenor the 2nd Marquis of Westminster. The village of Belgrave, Cheshire is […]

December 17, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Belgravia, Lifestyle, Places

Elizabeth Street, London (Source: Stone Federation GB)

Elizabeth Street, Belgravia

Built in the 1860’s in the heart of the Grosvenor Belgravia estate, Elizabeth Street and the surrounding area continues, 150 years later, to provide a memorable retail experience for the visitor and […]

December 17, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Belgravia, Community, Events

St. Peter's Church (119 Eaton Square)

Grosvenor Place Choir (17 December)

The “Grosvenor Place Choir” is made up of twenty SW1 enthusiasts. Together with a local primary school, they organised a Christmas Carol on Thursday 17 December at St. Peter’s Church to raise funds for Save […]

December 15, 2015 × Comments are Disabled

Belgravia, History, Pimlico, Victoria

Thomas Cubitt and Eccleston Square

Thomas Cubitt and Eccleston Square

Pimlico, originally known as the Neat House Gardens was famous for its wholesome produce of herbs and vegetables. By 1820 the Neat House Gardens had become urban fringe and in addition to […]

December 10, 2015 × Comments are Disabled