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Chelsea Flower Show Hotspots 2018

If you have a floral obsession, then the Royal Horticultural Society's annual Chelsea Flower Show in London is one for the bucketlist. The Queen, Princess Anne, and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alexandra attended this year's, and while the exhibit might have ended on May 26, there's still plenty of botanical magic to enjoy around the city. Read on for our guide.

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The Ivy Chelsea Garden

The Ivy Chelsea Garden has partnered with British fashion designer Jenny Packham to create a beautiful flower wall by inspired by Packham's ombré creations. Running until Sunday, 1 July, they also have bespoke floral-inspired cocktails. Swing by for a ''The Queen Bee'' or "Summer Berry Cooler."

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The Dorchester

The Dorchester will be rolling out a Floral Menu all week. From oak smoked Scottish salmon, dandelion leaf and cucumber salad in the upscale Grill restaurant, to floral blooms and delicious Chelsea Flower Show inspired pastries in the drawing room- it's quintessential London suave.

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Partridges

Located in Chelsea's well healed Duke of York Square, Patridges is a small family-run grocery store unlike any other. Enjoying cult status amongst glamorous locals since it opened in the 70's, it also holds the Royal Warrant to deliver groceries to the royal family. Adorned with a fresh floral arch entrance, don't miss their limited edition bergamot-infused Chelsea Flower Show Gin on sale this week too.

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34 Mayfair

34 Mayfair have collaborated with Liberty of London to create a complete floral haven- think bespoke Liberty prints and edible flowers galore. Not to be missed is perhaps the most Instagramable desert of the week: The Garden of Beauty, £10.75, which is a rich chocolate and cherry parfait cushion with a rose centre garnished with edible flowers

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5 The Botanist- Sloane-Square - London

The Botanist

This Sloane Square staple is teaming up with Chase Distillery to take over the Square with their own floral pop-up bar. Go sip a cocktail bedecked with flowers and feel oh-so Chelsea.

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Berners Tavern

For the cool Soho set, Berners Tavern have created a plant-based panorama with Hendrick's Gin to celebrate Chelsea Flower Show which will run until May 27. One of the city's most beautiful dining rooms at the best of times, go enjoy Jason Atherton's locally sourced British produce or simply grab a G&T by the bar.

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Daphnes

This relaxed yet distinctly upscale Italian restaurant in Brompton Cross between Chelsea, South Kensington and Knightsbridge, has the most beautiful floral arch outside. Perfect for a special girls lunch.

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8 Home House- LONDON

Home House

Home House, a private members club in Marylebone, has a new female executive chef Sophie Michell. Michell will be putting on a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, and there's also a stunning floral installation (pictured). Call for a special package, which are open to non-members, and go for a unique and fabulous Chelsea Flower Show treat.

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Annabel's Mayfair

Cruise by Annabel’s iconic Grade I listed Georgian mansion house at 46 Berkeley Square to see the whole exterior adorned with flowers- while it might be a private members club, it is definitely worth a peak while browsing Mayfair.

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10 Blakes Hotel, London

Blakes Hotel

While not strictly Chelsea Garden Show related, botanical lovers should also swing by Anouska Hempel 'couture' hotel Blakes to check out Matthew Williamson’s re-design of the courtyard garden.

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