Six must-do Easter events

Event selects six eggciting Easter events taking place in London this weekend.

Six must-do Easter events in London this weekend include Kensington Roof Gardens Easter hunt
Six must-do Easter events in London this weekend include Kensington Roof Gardens Easter hunt

Death By Chocolate, The London Dungeon, Waterloo

Forget chocolate, chicks and cute bunnies this Easter at The London Dungeon with its Death by Chocolate experience. On entering the dungeons, visitors will pass through a Victorian sweet shop, laden with ‘interesting’ treats and run by Miss Edmunds, one of the most notorious poisoners in history. The experience runs until 12 April. 

Regent Street's Easter Cocktail Hunt

Mixologists at six Regent Street restaurants have teamed up to create a cocktail menu inspired by Cadbury’s Mini Eggs and the Crème Egg to attract visitors over the Easter holiday. Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street Kitchen will be mixing Monkey Shoulder whisky, crème de cacao, chocolate bitters and egg yolk, served with a shot of Meantime Chocolate Porter on the side, to create the Bunny Boiler Maker. For the Cadbury Crème Egg Martini, made with Pampero Especial rum, amaretto, chocolate liqueur, cream and egg yolk, head to The Café Royal. Other restaurants include Mash, Brasserie Zédel, Frescobaldi and Momo. Runs until 12 April.

Choccywoccydoodah easter egg hunt, Kensington Roof Gardens

Sip on Easter-inspired cocktails while the kids enjoy a Choccywoccydoodah easter egg hunt with the Easter Bunny at Kensington Roof Gardens’ 1.5 acre garden space. There will also be the chance for eager hunters to win a giant egg created by Choccywoccydoodah. Starts at 11.45am on Sunday 5 April. 

Sweet pop-up bakery, South Place Hotel, Moorgate

The trendy design hotel will be staging Sweet, an Easter-inspired pop-up bakery, on Saturday 4 April. Chef Dan Fletcher will be baking everything from raspberry and custard cruffins and chocolate sea salt caramel whirls to peanut butter and jelly jammy dodges and sticky toffee prune cakes for visitors to take away or enjoy with a glass of champagne in the hotel’s secret garden. Runs from 10am until 4pm.

Hotel Chocolat Chocolate Tasting Experience, Coca-Cola London Eye, Waterloo

From the 4-19 April, Hotel Chocolat experts will offer a chocolate tasting session on the London Eye. Guests can sample a range of chocolate treats and a glass of bubbles, while enjoying the London skyline. 

Inn The Park by Peyton and Byrne, St James’s Park

For a more relaxing option, the picturesque café and restaurant hot spot Inn The Park will be running an Easter quiz and giving out free babychinos for children this weekend, while parents can enjoy a classic British lunch or cocktail. 

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