As the UK’s lockdown restrictions ease and hospitality opens up, Nobu Hotel London Portman Square has opened its doors. The newly opened hotel brings an exciting new wellness offering, Nobu Pilates studio, a signature Nobu Restaurant & Bar, Penthouse Suite, event space and outdoor terrace to Marylebone – a chic residential area in London.
The 249-room property is the 13th hotel from the iconic brand founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper – and the third collaboration between L+R Hotels and Nobu Hospitality. The lobby, The Lounge, Nobu Bar and Restaurant, outdoor terrace, ballroom and boardrooms were designed by award-winning David Collins Studio. Make Architects-designed rooms and suites are elegantly appointed and many feature terraces with views overlooking Portman Square. The hotel offers One Bedroom Suite, Zen Suite, Saijoukai Suite and a two-bedroom Nobu Penthouse located on the top floor.
A number of Nobu Hotel London Portman Square’s meetings and events spaces have also opened including the Sayuri Room a dedicated event space for 40 guests and the Sakura Boardroom and Lounge. The hotel’s 600-person ballroom will be available to the public in August 2021.
The hotel is the first property in Nobu collection to boast Reformer Pilates studio. Developed by Creative Director Marsha Lindsay, guests will be able to discover three signature classes exclusive to Nobu Hotel London Portman Square. Guests may opt for Prescribed classes that consist of bespoke, targeted workouts combining all three Nobu Pilates pillars. Nobu Wellness & Fitness also includes three beautifully designed treatment rooms and Nobu Gym.
The new opening sees the iconic Nobu Berkeley Street restaurant move to its new home in Marylebone.
At Roku Japanese Gin Garden at Nobu Portman Square, guests are invited to enjoy an authentic taste of Haru (Japanese spring) from the floral and sweet aroma of cherry blossom in the Roku Gin cocktails to the spring-like ambiance found on the terrace. Open for lunch and dinner, guests can experience signature dishes from the Nobu Restaurant menu from Nigiri & Sashimi to classic Bento Boxes as well as Nobus famous Black Cod Miso and Yellowtail Jalapeo.
To show off its unique amenities and services, the hotel offers guests various experiences.
To celebrate its opening and impressive Wellness & Fitness space, Nobu Hotel London Portman Square introduces the Ikigai Experience. Guests can attend an introductory Nobu Pilates group class with renowned instructor and Nobu Pilates Creative Director Marsha Lindsay followed by a 55-minute Portman Signature Fusion treatment by Mauli in one of the hotels beautifully designed treatment rooms. The package also includes a signature cocktail or glass of champagne at Nobu Lounge, daily breakfast and an overnight stay in one of the hotels luxurious guestrooms or signature suites.
The Taste of Nobu experience will take guests on a culinary journey that also includes an overnight stay in one of the hotel’s signature suites or premium guestrooms, Omakase dinner or 85 dining credit, edamame and a carafe of sake as well as daily breakfast for two.
At the time of opening, the hotel’s experiential gallery space The White Box hosts When The Ink Clears exhibition from Artist in Residence Rod McIntosh.