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.
Join our talented resident experts to guide you on a tour of innovative and exciting Whiskies. Enjoy three sensational tasting journeys from full, fruity single malts, to deep peat flavours. Each Whisky voyage is accompanied by a platter of cheeses and chocolate truffles.
To avoid disappointment, reserve your experience in advance.
Enjoy a special Picnic Feast in St James’s Park, served in traditional wicker baskets and filled with delicious goodies. Allow us to take care of everything, with delicate finger sandwiches, filled with delights such as smoked Scottish salmon and horseradish cream cheese, coronation chicken and toasted almonds, and ham, cheese and tomato chutney.
Lunch will be accompanied by crudités, hummus and cream cheese dips, followed by chocolate brownies, strawberries and clotted cream. Add a bottle of Champagne for a truly delectable experience.
Discover three different sushi, sashimi and sake experiences between 5pm – 11.15pm in our Leopard Bar.
Enjoy a delicious selection created by Chef Suren and uniquely served on beautiful tiered stands, savour an exquisite 21-course Omakase menu with Champagne on arrival, or learn more about these Japanese delicacies with a live demonstration of The Rubens' Signature Spicy Tuna Roll in an intimate and personalised experience.
Price: From £95 per experience for two people
Join us for a bespoke hour-long yoga class on the rooftop of Hotel 41. Our expert instructor will take you through your sun salutations, downward-facing dog, and warrior 1 and 2 poses, before ending with a guided meditation. The aerial views of the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, high above the noise of the city, will only add to this unique experience, leaving you feeling rejuvenated.
From £100 per hour (weather dependent)