Life of Literature: British Library Tour & Michelin-Starred Lunch for Two

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Life of Literature: British Library Tour & Michelin-Starred Lunch for Two

Due to social distancing rules bookings aren't available until 2021 you still may purchase the experience and attend at a later date.

£118
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    £51
Valid for 1 years

“This ginormous library in Euston is hands-down the undisputed king of them all” Time Out London

Why we love it

The largest library in the world with over 150 million items, the British Library is a hub of culture and wonder. Explore the library on an eye-opening guided tour. Take a journey through time, and across all the continents of the world, getting up close and personal with items such as originally penned Beatles lyrics, Mozart’s manuscripts and first printings of Shakespeare’s plays. Before or after your museum experience, make your way to Michelin-starred restaurant, Seven Park Place by William Drabble, for a high-end, British lunch.

What's Included?

  • Two tickets to join a public, guided tour of the British Library Treasures
  • Learn more about Magna Carta and discover some of the world's most exciting, beautiful and significant books, manuscripts and sound recordings
  • Spend time before or after your tour exploring the Library's extensive collections
  • One-way transfer from the British Library to the restaurant by private car
  • Savour a three-course set lunch each at Michelin-starred Seven Park Place by William Drabble, with complimentary tea and coffee to finish, exclusively for Truly guests

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This experience is unique to Truly guests

Description

The British Library is home to some of the rarest items from around the world including the Diamond Sutra - the world’s earliest printed book. With a growing collection of more than 150 million items, you can expect to see masterpieces from some of the most poignant eras in history. Witness some of the greatest work ever composed with the Magna Carta, Mozart’s manuscripts, pages from Leonardo Da Vinci’s notebook and original lyrics penned by The Beatles.

The British Library is a Grade I listed building and is defined by its history and architecture. The guided tour will give you an exclusive insight into the landscape and history of the building and allow you to take in the spectacular design. You’ll also learn about the notable collections, pay a visit to the Viewing Gallery and access the Reading Rooms to find out more about how the pieces of work are stored, accessed and delivered.

After your tour you'll dine in regal St James's at another London institution, Seven Park Place by William Drabble. This beautiful restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2010, after just one year of opening and has retained it ever since - along with a melee of prestigious awards, including 4 AA Rosettes and Wine Spectator’s 2017 Best of Award of Excellence. Located within the 5-star St.James's Hotel & Club Mayfair, this celebrated restaurant holds just nine tables, perfect for an intimate lunch of seasonal dishes on a British-inspired menu composed of the freshest ingredients.

Description

The British Library is home to some of the rarest items from around the world including the Diamond Sutra - the world’s earliest printed book. With a growing collection of more than 150 million items, you can expect to see masterpieces from some of the most poignant eras in history. Witness some of the greatest work ever composed with the Magna Carta, Mozart’s manuscripts, pages from Leonardo Da Vinci’s notebook and original lyrics penned by The Beatles.

The British Library is a Grade I listed building and is defined by its history and architecture. The guided tour will give you an exclusive insight into the landscape and history of the building and allow you to take in the spectacular design. You’ll also learn about the notable collections, pay a visit to the Viewing Gallery and access the Reading Rooms to find out more about how the pieces of work are stored, accessed and delivered.

After your tour you'll dine in regal St James's at another London institution, Seven Park Place by William Drabble. This beautiful restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2010, after just one year of opening and has retained it ever since - along with a melee of prestigious awards, including 4 AA Rosettes and Wine Spectator’s 2017 Best of Award of Excellence. Located within the 5-star St.James's Hotel & Club Mayfair, this celebrated restaurant holds just nine tables, perfect for an intimate lunch of seasonal dishes on a British-inspired menu composed of the freshest ingredients.

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book Library tour at 11am (the tour is approximaltely 75 minutes), taxi trasfer at 1.10pm (allowing more time to explore the library), then book lunch at 1.30pm

Opening Times:

  • The British Library is open Monday to Thursday, 9.30am to 8pm, Friday, 9.30am to 6pm, Saturday, 9.30am to 5pm and Sunday, 11am to 5pm. Tours are available Monday to Saturday at 11am and Sunday at 11.30am
  • Seven Park Place by William Drabble is open for lunch Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm to 2pm (last seating at 1.45pm)

Additional information:

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

Please note that no cancellations are possible once the booking is confirmed.

The menu at Seven Park Place by William Drabble is subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Suitable for: Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy free, and pescatarian diets. Not suitable for: Halal.

This experience may require an upgrade payment on special occasion dates and bank holidays - such as Valentines, Mother’s Day and Christmas.

This experience is priced for two people. Additional guests can be added by selecting "add an extra guest" above, up to a maximum group size of 7 people. Please contact Truly concierge team via email for information on pricing for larger groups.

Drinks are not included with lunch. Any additional products or services consumed can be paid for on site.

Service charge (15%) is not included with lunch; this left to the guests' discretion on the day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least four weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book Library tour at 11am (the tour is approximaltely 75 minutes), taxi trasfer at 1.10pm (allowing more time to explore the library), then book lunch at 1.30pm

Opening Times:

  • The British Library is open Monday to Thursday, 9.30am to 8pm, Friday, 9.30am to 6pm, Saturday, 9.30am to 5pm and Sunday, 11am to 5pm. Tours are available Monday to Saturday at 11am and Sunday at 11.30am
  • Seven Park Place by William Drabble is open for lunch Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm to 2pm (last seating at 1.45pm)

Additional information:

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

Please note that no cancellations are possible once the booking is confirmed.

The menu at Seven Park Place by William Drabble is subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Suitable for: Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy free, and pescatarian diets. Not suitable for: Halal.

This experience may require an upgrade payment on special occasion dates and bank holidays - such as Valentines, Mother’s Day and Christmas.

This experience is priced for two people. Additional guests can be added by selecting "add an extra guest" above, up to a maximum group size of 7 people. Please contact Truly concierge team via email for information on pricing for larger groups.

Drinks are not included with lunch. Any additional products or services consumed can be paid for on site.

Service charge (15%) is not included with lunch; this left to the guests' discretion on the day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least four weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

What's Included?

  • Two tickets to join a public, guided tour of the British Library Treasures
  • Learn more about Magna Carta and discover some of the world's most exciting, beautiful and significant books, manuscripts and sound recordings
  • Spend time before or after your tour exploring the Library's extensive collections
  • One-way transfer from the British Library to the restaurant by private car
  • Savour a three-course set lunch each at Michelin-starred Seven Park Place by William Drabble, with complimentary tea and coffee to finish, exclusively for Truly guests

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This experience is unique to Truly guests

Why we love it

The largest library in the world with over 150 million items, the British Library is a hub of culture and wonder. Explore the library on an eye-opening guided tour. Take a journey through time, and across all the continents of the world, getting up close and personal with items such as originally penned Beatles lyrics, Mozart’s manuscripts and first printings of Shakespeare’s plays. Before or after your museum experience, make your way to Michelin-starred restaurant, Seven Park Place by William Drabble, for a high-end, British lunch. Read full description

Description

The British Library is home to some of the rarest items from around the world including the Diamond Sutra - the world’s earliest printed book. With a growing collection of more than 150 million items, you can expect to see masterpieces from some of the most poignant eras in history. Witness some of the greatest work ever composed with the Magna Carta, Mozart’s manuscripts, pages from Leonardo Da Vinci’s notebook and original lyrics penned by The Beatles.

The British Library is a Grade I listed building and is defined by its history and architecture. The guided tour will give you an exclusive insight into the landscape and history of the building and allow you to take in the spectacular design. You’ll also learn about the notable collections, pay a visit to the Viewing Gallery and access the Reading Rooms to find out more about how the pieces of work are stored, accessed and delivered.

After your tour you'll dine in regal St James's at another London institution, Seven Park Place by William Drabble. This beautiful restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2010, after just one year of opening and has retained it ever since - along with a melee of prestigious awards, including 4 AA Rosettes and Wine Spectator’s 2017 Best of Award of Excellence. Located within the 5-star St.James's Hotel & Club Mayfair, this celebrated restaurant holds just nine tables, perfect for an intimate lunch of seasonal dishes on a British-inspired menu composed of the freshest ingredients.

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Description

The British Library is home to some of the rarest items from around the world including the Diamond Sutra - the world’s earliest printed book. With a growing collection of more than 150 million items, you can expect to see masterpieces from some of the most poignant eras in history. Witness some of the greatest work ever composed with the Magna Carta, Mozart’s manuscripts, pages from Leonardo Da Vinci’s notebook and original lyrics penned by The Beatles.

The British Library is a Grade I listed building and is defined by its history and architecture. The guided tour will give you an exclusive insight into the landscape and history of the building and allow you to take in the spectacular design. You’ll also learn about the notable collections, pay a visit to the Viewing Gallery and access the Reading Rooms to find out more about how the pieces of work are stored, accessed and delivered.

After your tour you'll dine in regal St James's at another London institution, Seven Park Place by William Drabble. This beautiful restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2010, after just one year of opening and has retained it ever since - along with a melee of prestigious awards, including 4 AA Rosettes and Wine Spectator’s 2017 Best of Award of Excellence. Located within the 5-star St.James's Hotel & Club Mayfair, this celebrated restaurant holds just nine tables, perfect for an intimate lunch of seasonal dishes on a British-inspired menu composed of the freshest ingredients.

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book Library tour at 11am (the tour is approximaltely 75 minutes), taxi trasfer at 1.10pm (allowing more time to explore the library), then book lunch at 1.30pm

Opening Times:

  • The British Library is open Monday to Thursday, 9.30am to 8pm, Friday, 9.30am to 6pm, Saturday, 9.30am to 5pm and Sunday, 11am to 5pm. Tours are available Monday to Saturday at 11am and Sunday at 11.30am
  • Seven Park Place by William Drabble is open for lunch Tuesday to Saturday, 12pm to 2pm (last seating at 1.45pm)

Additional information:

This experience must be booked within 6 months of purchase, but you can choose to go any time within 1 year.

Please note that no cancellations are possible once the booking is confirmed.

The menu at Seven Park Place by William Drabble is subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Suitable for: Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy free, and pescatarian diets. Not suitable for: Halal.

This experience may require an upgrade payment on special occasion dates and bank holidays - such as Valentines, Mother’s Day and Christmas.

This experience is priced for two people. Additional guests can be added by selecting "add an extra guest" above, up to a maximum group size of 7 people. Please contact Truly concierge team via email for information on pricing for larger groups.

Drinks are not included with lunch. Any additional products or services consumed can be paid for on site.

Service charge (15%) is not included with lunch; this left to the guests' discretion on the day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least four weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

How it works

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    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Life of Literature: British Library Tour & Michelin-Starred Lunch for Two

  • Add an extra guest (2 more maximum) +
    £51