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...
Following recent government guidelines and with new restrictions in place, the 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 room service options throughout your stay.
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.
As we are situated overlooking the Royal Mews, you are perfectly placed to explore the regal sights of Westminster. Visit the Queen’s home of Buckingham Palace and see the Changing of the Guard.
See Westminster Abbey, where coronations and royal weddings take place, and take in the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben.
Visit the England of the past with this fantastic tour through history. Starting with a visit to the imposing Warwick Castle, an impenetrable Mediaeval 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.