London in Summer

Make the most of your summer stay in London and discover all that our fascinating capital city has to offer. From summer events and royal attractions to an easy day's shopping and relaxing in our beautiful private garden - enjoy a summer city break like no other at The Goring.  

Summer in London

The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the British Social season is in full swing. From spectating athletes in their dazzling whites playing Centre Court at Wimbledon, to heavenly voices at Glyndebourne, theatre extravaganzas in the West End and superb floral displays in the Royal Parks, there is a cultural pastime that will elevate your stay in glorious London town this summer.   

A list of The Goring’s favourites below, do get in touch with Concierge if you wish to book any of these wonderful outings.  


The Rossettis at Tate Britain

6 April – 24 September

Tate Britain presents a major exhibition charting the romance and radicalism of the Rossetti generation – Dante Gabriel, Christina and Elizabeth – showcasing their revolutionary approach to life, love and art. Moving through and beyond the Pre-Raphaelite years, the exhibition features over 150 paintings and drawings as well as photography, design, poetry and more.

The Serpentine Pavilion

9 June - 29 October 

The annual Serpentine Pavilion has become one of the most anticipated events in the global cultural calendar. The design of the Serpentine Pavilion 2023 emerges from architect Lina Ghotmeh’s aspiration to develop our primal relationship with the Earth into a sustainable one.


19 May - 27 August 2023 

Nestled in the sweet Sussex countryside, Glyndebourne is one of the finest and most celebrated opera houses in the world and synonymous with the summer season. 

Buckingham Palace

14 July - 24 September 2023

Explore the magnificent State Rooms which are open to visitors for 10 weeks each summer and on selected dates for Exclusive Guided Tours during winter and spring.

BBC Proms 2023 at Royal Albert Hall 

14 July - 9 September 2023

BBC Proms features a huge breadth of programming, from Berlioz to Bollywood, large scale symphonic and choral work, to intimate chamber concerts and exciting Proms debuts.

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

13 June - 20 August

The world’s most joyful art experience is a celebration of contemporary art from leading names and emerging talent by way of an open art exhibition that anyone can enter. 

Do try this at home

If you can’t quite make it to The Goring in time for dinner, Chef Graham has some culinary guidance for you to try at home. With a world of flavour at your fingertips, there's no better time to take charge in the kitchen and spend the evening tantalising the taste buds.