The newly-opened Pan Pacific London takes innovation and understated luxury to new heights.
This haven in the heart of the city fuses together architecture, contemporary design, boundary-pushing wellbeing, and leading destination restaurants and bars, with sincere Singaporean hospitality to create a lifestyle destination in London.
Located in Liverpool Street, the hotel is on the doorstep of world-renowned locations, yet also home to its own inner world. It sits proudly in the landmark tower at One Bishopsgate Plaza, situated near the finest attractions, including high-end shopping in Spitalfields, the Barbican cultural hub, and the stylish Shoreditch neighborhood.
They tapped esteemed design duo Yabu Pushelberg for Pan Pacific London’s overall look. The creatives brought their signature style to the hotel, sparked by the fusion of southeast Asian vibrancy and the refined elegance of traditional British design.
Modern lines and artistic flair run throughout the hotel’s public spaces, while guest rooms offer a sense of peace and calm with curved walls and neutral color palettes.
The panelled wood screens, which wrap the ground floor reception, have been carried up and throughout the wellbeing floor to create continuity. Tall ceilings lend an inviting feel to the space, while the spectacular poolside fireplace and sofas create a homely feeling making guests want to relax and linger.
Attention to detail and a proactive approach to environmental sustainability and wellness can be seen in the 237-guest rooms and suites. The signature Pan Pacific Suite, perched on the 19th floor, is the essence of luxury with spectacular views of city landmark, The Gherkin.
Guest rooms have been designed as retreats. From the choice of a lighter color palette that offers peace and tranquillity to the omission of 90-degree angles in bedrooms and washrooms that create a gentle embrace, guests can seek rest and comfort in the spaces.
Custom headboards act as personalized art pieces, adding a layer of calm through the depiction of oak, elder, elm and maple trees. Meanwhile, accessories introduce small bursts of color and organic forms to reinforce the tonal and tranquil nature of each guest room.
Diptyque amenities, a hot and cold minibar, and a curated library of books are just a few of the touches which ensure guests’ comfort. For ultimate wellbeing, there’s an innovative ChiliSleep Cooling System that aids in better sleep via temperature regulation is available upon request.
Rooms also come complete with yoga mats and on demand virtual yoga sessions, as well as health-benefiting botanical planting.
When it comes to a gastronomical experience, its five dining venues incorporate unique elements of the flavor, diversity, and elegance of modern Singapore. Led by multi award-winning executive chef Lorraine Sinclair and renowned executive pastry chef Cherish Finden, the hotel’s Straits Kitchen restaurant, Ginger Lily bar, and The Orchid Lounge drawing room delights guests with new and innovative flavors.
The team are working closely with British producers, Nurtured in Norfolk, to grow their own high quality Asian ingredients as well as sourcing local produce to help minimize the carbon footprint while bringing authentic flavors to the table.
Located at the top of the lobby’s spiral staircase, Straits Kitchen is an ode to Southeast Asia both through design and cuisine. Embracing a respectful approach to cooking inspired by heritage recipes, the menu at Straits Kitchen has been carefully crafted by the hotel’s Chef Lorraine.
She works alongside Singaporean Group executive chef Tony Khoo, and together, they showcase the melting pot of cuisines represented in multicultural Singapore. Quirky, bold and bright, Straits Kitchen stands as a gem of the hotel, featuring two private dining spaces, custom dining tables, and a custom wine-cabinet-as-art.
Custom murals have been brought to life by En Viu, which further enforce the restaurant’s Eastern influence, depicting Asian botanicals mirroring the unique flavors on the menu. The floor-to-ceiling glass windows offer guests unparalleled views of the city.
On the other hand, The Orchid Lounge on the first floor offers a uniquely sumptuous and serene afternoon tea from Chef Cherish. She brings her unique flair for Asian flavors to the traditional British tea with the Singaporean-inspired Kopi Tiam, celebrating bao, dim sum, and choux.
The afternoon tea is accompanied by exclusive tea blends from the Rare Tea Company, as well as Champagnes and world-renowned English Sparkling Wines.
And finally, Ginger Lily bottles the buzz and excitement of Singaporean bar culture for London. Boasting an extensive champagne list from over 200 houses, this chic hangout carries the largest list of by-the-glass bubbles in London.
They also house over 150 kinds of rums, and are proud of the carefully-curated cocktail menu that showcases an eclectic selection of signature classics inspired by Singaporean flavors and culture.
Apart from the stylish design aesthetic and one-of-a-kind gourmet offerings, Pan Pacific goes a 360-degree approach with an unmatched wellness program.
Integrating fitness, nutrition, treatments and mindfulness, the hotel dedicated a whole floor to holistic wellness, featuring an 18.5-meter infinity pool and the latest equipment from TecnoBody, including the D-Wall and conditioning gym.
In addition to high-performance training, aqua fitness in the hotel’s infinity pool is a unique addition to the wellbeing floor, along with mindful workshops and sustainable nutrition.
Spa treatments infuse Western science and clinical research with Southeast Asian tradition of clean beauty, focusing on result-driven relaxation techniques, pregnancy treatments, and personal grooming rituals.
Indeed, Pan Pacific London offers a serene haven away from the hustle and bustle, with every element carefully crafted and tailored to offer one of London’s most complete contemporary and luxury hotel experiences.