Christmas in Belgravia

Written on 12 December 2018 by Giles Cook in Belgravia

Belgravia’s Elizabeth Street is a magical place for your Christmas shopping, with stunning lights, celebrity carols and its enchanting Christmas windows competition.

Christmas in Belgravia

Belgravia boasts more than 300 niche and independent shops where you’ll find everything from sumptuous sofas to champagne cupcakes. Elizabeth Street, and nearby Ebury, Eccleston and Motcomb streets, date from the 1860s. Just a short hop from Chelsea and Victoria, they retain plenty of quaint, villagey charm, while offering a unique shopping and dining experience to locals and visitors alike.

Belgravia Christmas Windows competition

Many of the area’s exclusive boutiques, cafes and restaurants have already put the finishing touches to their entries in the Belgravia Christmas Windows competition. This seasonal treat sees local establishments go to town on their displays – take a peak on Instagram where you can vote for your favourite. Participating businesses will also donate items from their collections to create hampers for a charity auction.

All Wrapped Up

Once you’ve made your purchases, head for All Wrapped Up to transform your gifts into something even more special. This festive pop-up wrapping station, by internationally renowned gift-wrapping specialist Jane Means, is on hand Monday to Friday, from 4th to 21st December at 14 Motcomb Street.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Christmas Cracker

Christmas would not be the same without hearing some of the most famous Christmas songs, seasonal music as well as all your favourite carols performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. This year’s Christmas Cracker takes place at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 16th December. Once you have seen this performance, you’ll be in no doubt that Christmas has begun!

Mount Street Christmas lights

Belgravia’s gorgeous Christmas lights are already twinkling away. Plus, close-by you can see Mayfair hotel, The Connaught’s much-talked about Christmas tree, designed by conceptual artist Sir Michael Craig-Martin. The nine-metre Norway spruce is illuminated by 12,000 colour-changing bulbs.

Find out more about Christmas in Mayfair and Belgravia here.

And if you’re interested in property in the area, please get in touch.

Giles Cook

Giles recently joined Best Gapp in 2017 as Partner Designate and Head of Residential Agency, bringing over 20 years’ experience to the firm. Following a three-year stint as an Area Director for Foxtons, he went on to head up Chestertons’ sales and lettings operations in central London, before becoming a Partner at top Knightsbridge boutique WA Ellis.

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