A Very British Hotel

British Hotel Mandarin Oriental 01
British Hotel Mandarin Oriental 01

London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is one of the world’s most exclusive hotels. This compilation episode joins the hotel in the heart of a busy summer season as the staff deliver a quintessentially British service to a mainly international clientele. Staff cater to a royal visitor from overseas and her entourage. Moving 200 pieces of luggage provides the porters with a challenge. Paul, a born and bred Londoner, joins the concierge team. Under the tutelage of veteran concierge Francois-Xavier, Paul must learn fast what it takes to be at the top of the luxury hotel game. The hotel hosts a party for writer Jilly Cooper, featuring champagne, canapés, a grey stallion and a gate-crasher. At the hotel’s restaurant, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, executive chef Ashley Palmer-Watts and his team create a new dish as they wait for news of their latest Michelin-star status

A Very British Hotel – Friday 8pm on Channel 4

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