London - The Savoy

On my last trip to London, I had the opportunity to attend a conference at the historic Savoy Hotel.
The walkway leading up to the lobby featured lots of black and gold Art Deco inspired style.
Inside, the place exuded opulence.  I sat just outside the tea room and admired my surroundings.
The attention to detail was amazing.  The colors and patterns were quite busy but somehow the decor came together harmoniously.
I could see into the stunning tea room where a piano player was tickling the ivories.
Before heading down to the conference, I stopped to check out the chocolates and macarons on offer.
We were treated to dinner at the hotel including a tomato and mozzarella salad.
The candelabras on the table added to the sophistication.
I enjoyed chicken breast with foie gras for my main.
The chocolate mousse served for dessert was the richest and creamiest I've ever tasted.
After dinner we popped up to the American Bar for a cocktail.  I tried the Royal Tribute, a gin concoction created to honor the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Things sure add up fast!  We all threw in 20 GBP to cover the cost of our drinks.  Definitely pricey, but worth it once to soak in the atmosphere and do a bit of people watching.

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