Halloween Weekend Guide

by Lucy Bryant, Friday 30 October 2015

With the spookiest weekend of the year fast approaching here is our guide for a haunting weekend in West London.



Where to go:

Kensington Palace are hosting Eerie Evening Tours, revealing tales of mysterious sightings and unexplained happenings in a guided tour of the shadowy state apartments. The tour will divulge accounts of undignified deaths and heartbroken kings and queens. These 90 minute tours require booking and the hosts advise you tie your cloaks tight and keep your lanterns lit for the duration of this haunting trail!

For more information and bookings use the link below:

http://www.hrp.org.uk/KensingtonPalace/WhatsOn/EerieEveningTours2015

Where to drink:

The Bluebird café in Chelsea is serving up a spooktacular array of Halloween themed cocktails for you to enjoy until the 1st of November. You can enjoy concoctions such as the Witches Poison, Jekyll and Hyde, a cocktail made to share and served in a real pumpkin or Dracula’s Kiss including blood orange puree and fresh red chilli! The Bluebird is has also opened their very own pumpkin patch in the courtyard, allowing you to enjoy breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner in a seasonal Halloween space!

For more information on The BlueBird café visit the link below:

http://www.bluebird-restaurant.co.uk/whats-on-chelsea/events/bluebird-pumpkin-patch/

Where to buy (trick or) treats:

Bakeries across West London are serving up delicious spooky offerings and here are a few of our favourites!

The Hummingbird bakery (on Portobello Road) have whipped up some tempting yet terrifying treats including spine chilling Red Velvet, chocolate and vanilla cupcakes and various other bone chilling bakes!

For more information or to order a frightfully delicious cake click on the link below:

https://hummingbirdbakery.com/order/halloween/

Next, if you’re able to resist sinking your fangs into Biscuiteers Halloween treats then you are not nearly as spooky as you should be. Ghouls, ghosts, pumpkins and skeletons are the order of the day for this London-based biscuit shop, their biscuits are the perfect Halloween party favour and will impress even the most terrifying of guests!

For more information on how to murder these delicious bakes simply click on the link below:

http://www.biscuiteers.com/shop/halloween-gifts

To connect with any of the locations mentioned simply click on the twitter links below:

@hummingbbakery  @BiscuiteersLtd  @HRP_palaces  @BluebirdCafeTN   

 

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