Each Insider has selected their most cherished tips for a day in one of the Rocco Forte cities, ranging from morning coffee hangouts, to galleries and shops, to secret restaurants for the perfect post-exploration dinner.
The Rocco Forte Insiders range from world famous actors, to well respected authors, to the backstage masterminds of the cultural hubs of the city. This diverse selection of fascinating personalities means that hidden gems will be revealed, allowing guests at Rocco Forte Hotels to experience an authentic and unique stay.
In London, Brown’s Hotel guests will get to dine in supermodel David Gandy’s favourite breakfast spot, and delve into his shopping recommendations on the streets of Mayfair afterwards. Guests may choose to see one of actor Hugh Bonneville’s theatrical recommendations after a delicious lunch in HIX Mayfair. They could then explore fashion designer Paul Smith’s museum musts, before slipping away to his most treasured restaurant for dinner.
At Hotel Savoy in Florence, guests wishing to explore the shopping scene can enjoy Laudomia Pucci’s, daughter of Emilio Pucci, smartest shopping itinerary. In Edinburgh at The Balmoral, ex Formula One world champion racing driver and commentator, Sir Jackie Stewart, has revealed his hotspots of the city for guests to discover. Alternatively, at Hotel de Rome, Berlin, restaurant and bar legend Heinz Gindullis will spur on guests’ imagination with his preferred places for cocktails and late night snacks.