Meet The McQueens Team: Zibi Zareba

We are fortunate to have a fantastic troop of extraordinarily talented people that work at McQueens. Florists, support staff and office administrators to name a few. Towards the top of the tree and earning the respect of everyone who works with him, is a longstanding McQueens florist, Zibi Zareba. Zibi is our go-to man for hotel and […]

Claridge’s in Bloom

Claridge’s Hotel has undergone a flowery transformation, inspired by the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Guests to the hotel are greeted with an abundance of flower and plants to celebrate the landmark occasion, a British institution that marks the beginning of summer in the capital . The mission statement for the Royal Horticultural Society is to enrich […]

Claridge’s Hotel: The Changing Seasons

McQueens has a special relationship with Claridge’s hotel. We have our very own store based within the hotel  with a team who create flowers for guests. We also have a team who design, install and maintain the weekly flower installations in the public areas. Claridge’s is a much loved and respected landmark in Mayfair, known throughout […]

Our Top Tips on Dressing the Christmas Tree

Over the past 25 years, we have had the pleasure of dressing the trees at some of the finest of London’s hotels, including The Berkeley, The Connaught, and the iconic Claridge’s Christmas foyer. From whopping Noble firs and miniature potted picea, to bespoke birch installations and intricate ‘invisible’ designs — created by suspending delicate clusters […]

Rosewood London: An Opulent Christmas

Christmas fever has truly arrived at the Rosewood, which, thanks to a team of McQueens florists, has been transformed overnight with a spectacular display of opulent decor. Nestled in the heart of London near Covent Garden, The Rosewood is one of the finest five-star hotels in London and we have the pleasure of creating their weekly flower […]

Prêt-à-Portea, High-Fashion Bakes and Biscuits

We have had the wonderful honour of designing and installing the flowers at the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge for over fifteen years, so it will come as no surprise to learn that we are rather partial to their famous afternoon teas. For fashionistas, foodies, or any florist who appreciates an afternoon tea that seduces the eyes […]

This Week at Claridge’s Hotel

A gorgeous mass of French tulips, roses and quince blossom at Claridge’s Hotel in Mayfair, offering a tantalising taste of springtime.

The German Gymnasium: a stylish start to 2016

With Christmas well and truly dispatched, and the new year celebrations a foggy memory, it’s time to embrace your new workout routine. The recently opened German Gymnasium in Kings Cross has started the year in style with an impressive installation of cascading vanda orchids plants and flowers in test tubes suspended from a custom-built frame. […]

The German Gymnasium

A first Christmas will always be special, so we loved the opportunity to add to the occasion by creating a festive feel at the newly opened German Gymnasium. Originally designed as the first purpose-built gym in England, this Grade II-listed building is the latest hotspot to open in King’s Cross.  A classic tree took centre stage with […]