Top Five Places to Enjoy the Perfect Christmas Lunch in Central London

mabels-londonFrom traditional classics to contemporary cuisine, the restaurants surrounding our Central London serviced apartments always come into their own during the Christmas period. This year is certainly no exception, with a number of top restaurants offering unique festive lunch menus throughout December, and on Christmas Day itself.

If you’re planning to celebrate early as part of your Christmas break in the capital, or if you’re staying with Smart City Apartments on December 25th and are looking to dine out, here’s our guide to the top places to enjoy the perfect Christmas lunch, all within a short distance of our Central London accommodation.


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Guests staying with us at our Oxford Street serviced apartments this December are spoiled for choice when it comes to Christmas cuisine.

From traditional festive fayre to dishes that offer something decidedly different, there’s a whole host of restaurants in the surrounding areas that all offer Christmas lunches worth writing home about. …Read More

Wishing You A Merry Christmas From All at Smart City

The last of our guests have checked into our London serviced apartments for the festive season, our stockings are firmly fastened to the fireplace, and there’s a fresh plate of mince pies and brandy set aside for good old Santa Claus himself.

With that all done, it seems we’re almost ready to head home for the holiday and spend a relaxing few days with our friends and family. Almost, but not quite. Before we truly sign off on the Smart City blog for another successful year, there’s still one very important thing we’ve got to do:

Wish you and your loved ones a very merry Christmas, and thank you for helping to make 2015 the best one yet for our chain of modern, luxury serviced apartments across the City of London.

Thank You for an Incredible Year at Smart City

Over the course of the past twelve months, we’ve welcomed scores of you into our contemporary styled one and two bedroom apartments in prime locations such as City Road, Covent Garden and Oxford Street, and we look forward to welcoming scores more of you …Read More

Essential Christmas Information for Visitors to Smart City Apartments, London

Christmas in LondonOver the next few weeks the team here at Smart City will be looking forward to welcoming many of you to our serviced apartments in prime locations across London as you come down to spend the Christmas holiday with us.

Of course, you likely already know what’s in store for you when you stay with us; namely dedicated 24-hour service from our call-out team, fully equipped, modern apartments and the kind of comfortable surroundings that help you to really feel like home.

Yet if you’re not accustomed to spending Christmas in London, you may well have a few questions about things such as getting around during the holidays.

With that in mind, we’ve put together this brief guide to the essential information you may need to know when visiting Smart City Apartments, London …Read More

Top Five Places to Enjoy Christmas Lunch When Staying in Covent Garden

Christmas LunchWhether it’s a relaxing break away from another frantic family Christmas, or simply a way to ensure you’re first in line at the Boxing Day sales the following morning, there’s few better ways to enjoy the holiday this year than in the cosy, traditional surroundings of our Hanover Street serviced apartments in Covent Garden.

Available for bookings 365 days per year, each modern, one and two bedroom apartment comes with plush, comfortable furniture to relax on, digital TV to enjoy all those Christmas classics, and even a fully fitted kitchen where you can rustle up your own Christmas dinner.

Let’s face it though, when you’re trying to get away from it all over the festive season, the last thing you really want to be doing is slaving over a hot stove and making sure the turkey’s well stuffed on Christmas day.

That’s why we got the team here at Smart City together and asked them for their recommendations on the best places to enjoy Christmas lunch when staying in Covent Garden …Read More

Celebrate Christmas in London with Smart City

Christmas in LondonNo sooner had the team here at Smart City Apartments returned from the last of our summer holidays, than a memo from the boss came through giving us all our orders to get the Christmas decorations out of the loft and start learning the words to Jingle Bell Rock.

Indeed, whilst it may still seem like a good way off as you read this today, it’s worth pointing out that Christmas will be here much sooner than most of us think. Most of us, that is, besides those well-prepared guests who’ve already been in touch with Smart City to book their luxury serviced apartment for a Christmas 2015 break in London.

Yet whilst our one and two bedroom central London apartments are filling up fast for December, we didn’t want to let the last one go without inviting our regular blog readers to come and celebrate Christmas in London with Smart City …Read More