Bite-Size Sybarite: This Week’s Previews
Every week, The Sybarite collates its pick of the hottest luxury lifestyle news into bite-size chunks. In this week’s edition, we cover the imminent launch of San Pellegrino’s Italian restaurant pop up at Harvey Nichols, the World Superyacht Awards 2016 winners, Harbour Hotels’ new luxury Brighton resort, and the exciting new driverless car by Rolls-Royce.
Harvey Nichols Hosts Gourmet Italian Pop-Up
This summer, Italy comes to the heart of London with San Pellegrino’s ‘Live in Italian’ pop-up at Harvey Nichols. The mineral water brand will be hosting at the Fifth Floor terrace restaurant from July 10 – August 7, transforming the outdoor space into a piazza. Some of London’s best chefs from restaurants such as The Westbury and Dabbous will be serving up their take on classic Italian meals every Tuesday. Delicious menus include dishes such as slow-cooked whole cod with creamy rustic polenta, broad beans, black olive, pecorino and Amaretto.
Meet the World Superyacht Awards 2016 Winners
Every year, Boat International Media celebrates the most impressive vessels to launch or relaunch over the preceding year. 2016’s awards saw 47 boat builders from 15 different countries enter almost 70 superyachts. Announced at a lavish gala dinner at Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy, 24 awards were given in a range of categories.
Habour Hotels unveils its new luxury resort in Brighton
The south England boutique hotelier is due to launch its newest resort in the vibrant city of Brighton, one of Britain’s best loved seaside retreats. The 79-bed hotel features a seafood restaurant and cocktail bar, with locally sourced, seasonal menus and an eclectic wine list and cocktail selection. As part of the refurbishment, the hotel will also feature a spa and rooftop pool. The restaurant is due to open in July, with the hotel opening its doors in August, in time for holidaymakers to catch the end of the summer season in the beautiful coastal city.
Rolls-Royce unveils its first driverless car
The renowned car manufacturers have just unveiled their first ever driverless car, the 103EX. Premeditating the future of luxury transportation, the vehicle will have no steering wheel, as well as a virtual assistant to book hotels and advise on users’ wardrobe selection. Additionally, the car will have zero emissions and a rooftop that opens for exit. Rolls-Royce plans to put the vehicle into production in 2040.