The Tulse Hill boutique In south London opens its doors for the first time today.
It is housed in a beautiful early Victorian building that dates back to 1840 when it was originally the Tulse Hill Hotel.
The boutique hotel has undergone a comprehensive £1.5 million renovation by The Metropolitan Pub Company.
The building has been taken back to its brick core and been returned to its former glory with great care, thought and sympathy towards its heritage and is set to become one of London’s best boutique hotels, says the company.
The hotel will boast nine distinctive and beautifully appointed bedrooms as well as a restaurant, private dining room seating up to 14 people, chef’s table which will host up to five guests, a bar and lounge area and landscaped garden with seating area.
There are nine rooms including one single room and three standard doubles, each with en suite shower room. Furthermore, there are two feature rooms, which include a sofa bed, making them suitable for families and three superior double rooms, which can also be converted into twin rooms.
All of the feature and superior double rooms will be further fitted with a separate bath to ensure guests are in complete luxury.
There is an antique bar, cosy restaurant, private dining room that overlooks the kitchen, Chefs table, dining space right on the pass, landscaped garden, extensive spirit and beer selection with a wine list that focuses on organic and bio dynamic wines.
Head chef Daniel Stevens (River Cottage, L’atelier des Chefs) has taken the helm at the restaurant.
The kitchen boasts an open design, featuring robata grill and rotisserie.
Stevens’ menu will focus on seasonal British ingredients and will include dishes such as the LA Grand Central Market burger (inspired by Stevens’ recent travels); sea bass, pork belly and celeriac and lemon tart.
The Tulse Hill Hotel sits in a prime location in South East London, with direct access to and from Luton airport and central London, namely Blackfriars, Elephant and Castle and St Pancras stations from Tulse Hill overland station.
Jemma Kiddle, general manager of the Tulse Hill, commented: “The Tulse Hill is everything you would want in a local boutique hotel.
“It offers both locals and guests alike the perfect spot to enjoy an intimate drink at the bar or dinner in the restaurant and in summer, an incredible landscaped garden seating area – not forgetting the nine stunning rooms upstairs.
“We hope it will offer residents, tourists and local businesses an everyday treat and a destination for special occasions.”