Celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in Los Angeles

queens-diamond-jubileeQueen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on the throne, but you don’t have to fly across the pond to celebrate. Los Angeles offers special teas, cocktails and parties for the Diamond Jubilee.

Langham Hotel’s Jubilee Anniversary Tea Celebration
Throughout the month of June, you can celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee with the Langham’s special Jubilee Tea package, which includes luxury overnight accommodations and afternoon tea for two in their lobby lounge. The offer is good for stays through Aug. 31. For spa goers, the Langham also offers a special tea and spa package that includes a 60-minute Chuan Harmony Massage at Chuan Body + Soul in the Huntington Spa and afternoon tea in their lobby lounge ($186/pp). 1401 S Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena, 626.585.6414. pasadena.langhamhotels.com

London West Hollywood
To toast the Queen’s 60 years on the throne, order the Gilded Lily cocktail at the London West Hollywood. This special signature cocktail blends prosecco, St-Germain elderflower liqueur and fresh strawberries, garnished with grains of paradise and is offered the entire month of June in honor of the Queen. One of the best times to cocktail at the London are Wednesday evenings where you can sip cocktails on their chic rooftop pool deck, while taking in epic 360-degree views of the city. 1020 North San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.358.7766. thelondonwesthollywood.com

Four Seasons Westlake Village Garden Party
Jun. 10. At this special Jubilee garden party, Chef Alex Porter offers a menu of classic British afternoon tea sandwiches, scones, mini Welsh rarebit and steak pie hors d’oeuvres. Pimm’s is the drink de jour. The Four Seasons’ Acoustical House Band plays British hits from 1952 to 2012, including songs from the Beatles to Adele; the Stones to Oasis. Play croquet and explore the gardens. Garden party attire requested. $75/pp, and you can receive a special hotel rate of $180 if you want to stay the night. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Two Dole Dr., Westlake Village, 818.575.300. babcla.org

Ye Olde Kings Head
Jun. 4-5. The Santa Monica epicenter of British culture celebrates the Jubilee with food and drink specials during their patio street party from 3-7 p.m. You can also pick up special Jubilee memorabilia in their gift shoppe. 116 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.451.1402. yeoldekingshead.com

Rose Tree Cottage
If you missed Rose Tree Cottage’s special celebration tea last weekend, you can stop by their afternoon tea Tues.-Sun. for seatings at 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m.. and 4 p.m. Make sure you stock up on their supply of Diamond Jubilee merch while you’re there. 801 South Pasadena Ave., Pasadena, 626.793.3337. rosetreecottage.com

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