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The first rays of summer are here, so head to the Square and grab a seat at one of our gorgeous alfresco restaurants
The Square has over 30 chic stores, both established brands and unique boutiques, along with six restaurants offering extensive al fresco dining. Its glamorous beauty offer includes the flagships for Richard Ward and Liz Earle. Also home to one of London’s best artisan food markets and the iconic Saatchi Gallery, visit us to experience an elegant, historic destination and the perfect place to enjoy retail or beauty therapy, foodie indulgence or a spot of contemporary culture.
The first rays of summer are here, so head to the Square and grab a seat at one of our gorgeous alfresco restaurants
Indulge in an evening of beauty and fashion with NARS Cosmetics, Erdem and Vogue on 25 April to celebrate an exciting collaboration launch
Polpo have just launched their new spring menu - the perfect solution to those April showers
With winter beginning to seem like a distant thought, it's time to brighten up your summer wardrobe with Boden's new collection
If you're about on Saturday 7 April, why not visit one of Chelsea's hidden gems, just a stone throw away from Duke of York Square, Cadogan Place South Garden
On 21 April, the nation will celebrate National Tea Day and where better to do so than with a part-tea at the Square?
Winser London have arrived at the Square!
From 15 May to 15 June, Saatchi Gallery will showcase the work of Lizzie Sadin who explores the gender roles in Nepal
To make things a little easier for you this Easter weekend, we have compiled a list of store opening times at the Square
The Shop at Bluebird has come to the Square just in time for spring
From 22 March to 23 April, see The Missing Museum at Saatchi Gallery; an exhibition of works by Pakal which is the alter ego of an established street artist
BADA is back! BADA is back! The much-loved BADA art and antiques fair will be returning to Duke of York Square between 14-20 March
Freddie, the eight year old Cockapoo, won our Best Dressed Dog competition at our Chinese New Year celebrations
Visit Saatchi Gallery from 21 March - 24 June for their latest major exhibition featuring the works of 17 contemporary artists
Looking to spice up your cooking this spring? This competition could be perfect for you...
Liz Earle offer a heavenly selection of complimentary mini-beauty treatments and as we celebrate both Mother's Day and International Women's Day this month this is the perfect time to shout about them
Calling all beauty lovers! The Glamour Beauty Festival will be back at Saatchi Gallery this year from 9-11 March
To celebrate Mother's Day, enjoy this delicious set menu at Comptoir Libanais from 5 - 11 March
It was a project of passion for Jenny Packham, the coveted British bridal-wear designer, collaborating with L.K Bennett to create a breath-taking bridal collection
With Mother's Day just around the corner, we though this would be the perfect time for a competition
This March, Polpo will be celebrating women nationwide with beautiful bunches of Mimosas
Duke of York Square Fine Food Market will be closed on 3 March
Find a spring-time look with Senior Boutique Make-up Artist, Sophy Monk as she hosts demo session in store on the Square on the 15 March between 2-3pm
This February, we welcome Slowear, Italian menswear, to the Square
Love is literally in the air as we welcome a "Chubby Heart" to the Square on 18 February
Make-up haven, NARS, has partnered with Duck & Dry to give you the perfect pre-Valentines (or Galentines) Saturday night package on 17 February.
Head to the Square for the finest pancake options this Shrove Tuesday - 13 February
Prepare for your Valentine's date night with Lenny Royal, NARS lead make-up artist who will be available for one hour sessions on Saturday 10 February
Are you looking to impress your first-date or just reminding your loved-one how special they are? Polpo has the perfect solution to the most romantic day of the year, Valentine's Day
February sees the beginning of Chinese New Year, and to celebrate Duke of York Square will be hosting a special Chinese food market on 17 February. Find out more here.
Whether you're looking for inspiration or just browsing, you cannot miss Taschen's Warehouse Sale which is offering an incredible 75% off unwrapped books
Join the Caudalie experts in-store on Saturday 20 January and discover the new, ultimate anti-ageing Premier Cru Collection from Caudalie, exclusive to Space NK.
This month we are so excited to announce a number of beauty workshops taking place in the Square which couldn't have come at a better time as we all look want a look 'refresh' in the New Year and to recover from the party season
The festive season is now starting to feel a distant memory and we are fast approaching Blue Monday. Don't give in to miserable feelings and take a look at some things the Square has to offer to boost your spirits
It's competition time! Would you like to win delicious Vegan feast for two at Comptoir Libanais in the Square?
The Christmas period is a time of pure indulgence; too much delicious food, wine and not enough sleep, exercise and fruit and veg. So, if you’re looking to inject some energy back into your body and start the 2018 feeling refreshed and healthy, take a look at some of our top tips
Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects returns to London's Saatchi Gallery from 22-25 February 2018 and there's a chance to win a pair of tickets!
This Saturday, we welcome Nars' second UK boutique to Duke of York Square
Have you visited the latest pop-up on the Square yet? This December we welcome Reliquiae, one of the leading Spanish leather brand, who have partnered with London College of Fashion, UAL to create their gorgeous pop-up at 23-25 King's Road
Today a new set of doors opened in Duke of York Square. Dermalogica, the beauty brand loved by professionals worldwide, opened and is set to be the next place to go for local residents, celebrities and international visitors who are searching for bespoke and personalised products and services in the heart of Chelsea
Christmas is fast approaching! In order to make the Christmas period a bit less stressful, we've put together some information about which stores and restaurants will be open
As our gift to you this Christmas, we're giving you the chance to win one of three £50 Duke of York Square Gift Cards
Find out more...
For some delicious festive indulgence, the Square is filled with Christmas treats to tantalise those taste buds.
Prepare your skin for the cold Winter months and effects of the upcoming party season with experts at Space NK on the Square on the 25th November
On 7 December, between 4.30-6.30pm, one of the most energetic pop culture figures of the last 20 years, Jamie Hewlett will be in the Taschen store for a book signing
December really is the most fabulous time of the year… twinkling Christmas lights, the parties and the hunt for gifts for your loved ones. As Christmas draws nearer, it is the ideal time for two much anticipated store openings in Duke of York Square; Nars and Dermalogica – perfect for picking up a present or that finishing touch for your Christmas party look.
Head to Monica Vinader on 7 December for an exciting evening. Introducing a new concept called 'MV Live', they are hosting a range of talks and workshops throughout their stores and this is one you cannot miss.
Join us for a spectacular Christmas Shopping Weekend on 2nd & 3rd December - two days of festive fun and sparkle with amazing Christmas promotions!
Coming to the Saatchi Gallery from 25th November to 7th January is Brick Live – the UK’s largest Lego exhibition for their first ever festive special.
On Saturday 18 November there will be the chance to meet real reindeer and see Father Christmas turning on the lights.
Foodies and hungry shoppers, Duke of York Square is filled with places to rest your tired feet and re-energise with a cocktail, cup of hot cocoa or to grab a bite to eat.
Boden’s first store opened at 2pm today! Offering Womenswear and Children’s clothes, there is so much fun to be had in this beautiful and interactive new store.
It is so exciting that this month we have not one, or two, but THREE beauty brands arriving in the Square!
Aesop, the iconic well-being brand, opened its latest store here on the 4th November and we cannot wait to stock up on beauty essentials as we enter the cold winter months.
Celebrate in spooktacular style at the Square. From a Pumpkin Parade, showcasing the best in creepy carvings, to a dress-up competition and the finest trick n’ treat goodies...
LK Bennett have joined forces with Preen designers Justin Thornton and Thea Bregazzi to bring you London Fashion Week’s most talked about collaboration. NOW IN STORE!
Mark 14 October in your diary - the Square’s truly scrumptious Chocolate Market will be returning in celebration of Chocolate Week
Sign us up for Manicomio’s Tasting Menu, per favore!
Join us and spend a night under the stars for charity, in this year’s Sleep-Out to raise funds for Glass Door.
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not enjoy a leisurely morning with Comptoir Libanais? On throughout September, the Square’s Comptoir restaurant is offering customers a cooked breakfast, coffee and orange juice for just £6.95 – the perfect start to the day.
Chocoholics rejoice! On 13 September we'll be celebrating all things cocoa at the Square, with a selection of our favourite luxury sweet treats.
Have you heard about our new arrival yet? We’re so excited for iconic Australian brand Aesop, who will be opening a new flagship store right here in Chelsea later this year. It will be the brand’s biggest UK store, complete with its bestselling products as well as plenty of new ranges to discover - shopping bags at the ready!
As Chelsea becomes crisp and autumnal, it’s ripe time to update your beauty bag with some gorgeous products ahead of the new season.
Have you visited our newest store yet? At 23-25 King’s Road from 17 August to 17 September, we’re delighted to welcome Libby London as the latest addition to the Square.
We’re excited to announce there's a new flagship store coming soon – Boden will be opening its first shop in central London here in October. Well known for its vibrant colours and fun prints, it’s the perfect addition to the Square and we can’t wait to stock up our wardrobes with some new favourites.
Did you say free bubbles?!
The Longines Global Champions Tour will be galloping into town from 4-6 August. Don’t miss the chance to see some of the best Olympic show-jumping heroes compete, in the spectacular new home of the Royal Hospital. Fancy a discount on your ticket?
There’s still time to work on your beach body before the end of the summer, thanks to Monday Running Club and Sunday yoga sessions. Hosted by lululemon and complimentary to attend, both activities are proving incredibly popular this season – why not join us and get your perfect fitness fix at the Square?
Oh, those summer nights… there’s nothing like relaxing with friends, watching the sun go down and letting the evening stretch on. Why not make the most of the glorious weather with an extra special get-together? Pick up a few things at the Square to make your evening a memorable one.
This National Relaxation Day, slow down, unwind and treat yourself to some well deserved me-time. Here at the Square, you’ll find a selection of relaxing treatments, as well as everything you need to create your own spa at home.
Start your week the right way and get fit this summer with our Monday running club, from 17 July until 18 September. Courtesy of lululemon and Chasing Lights Collective, work up a sweat and improve your fitness on our running track. Did you know that Olympic legend Roger Bannister trained here for his famous 4 minute mile? Perfect motivation to keep you going…
Turn your manic Monday into a fun-day with Comptoir Libanais’ latest offer, perfect for an evening catching up with friends over a delicious Mezze meal.
We’re excited to see Europe’s biggest outdoor painting festival and competition, Pintar Rapido, returning to Chelsea from 29-30 July. Aiming to ‘capture the spirit of the city in a day’, hundreds of artists will be painting at almost every corner of London - including our very own Duke of York Square.
Start off your Sunday with some revitalising asana moves in the sunshine, thanks to Lululemon who return with their popular yoga sessions for the summer at Duke of York Square. On every Sunday from 14 May to 27 August at 10.30am and complimentary to attend, get back to nature and refresh for the working week ahead with a complimentary class on the green.
We’re so excited that work has just begun at Duke of York Square for our brand new eatery, the Cadogan Café. Due to open late 2018, it’s already creating quite a buzz – even before it’s built – and has just won a prestigious New London Architecture Award for its state-of-the-art design.
Holiday season is here and we couldn’t be happier. Whether you’re jetting off for a fabulous beach break or exploring the ruins of an ancient city, make sure you visit Duke of York Square to pick up the all-important sunshine essentials for a holiday suitcase sizzling with style.
Saatchi’s latest exhibition is due to set sail later this month at the Square. On from 13 June – 13 July, The Diamond Sea (inspired by a song of the same name from US post-punk band Sonic Youth), features romantic pieces from contemporary painters based in London.
Our restaurants are serving up a winning set for this year’s Strawberries & Screen, with a gorgeous range of tennis themed delights. From delicious summer menus to handy take-aways and more, there’s plenty to choose from - Pimms anyone?
We can hardly wait to watch Wimbledon’s nail biting finals right here at Duke of York Square, when our popular Strawberries & Screen showings return from 14-16 July.
Discover what makes the It-girl so enigmatic with Saatchi’s latest exhibition
Celebrate summer in the city with our brand new fête, taking place on Saturday 1st July at Chelsea’s Duke of York Square and nearby Pavilion Road. Perfect for families and friends, enjoy live music, a delicious barbeque, garden games, a tombola raffle and more. What could possibly put you in a sunnier mood?
As if we needed an excuse for another beautiful coffee table book!
We’ve brought the beach to Chelsea this summer with a huge architect-designed sandcastle at Duke of York Square from 1-25 June. The castle has been commissioned as part of the exciting inTransit Festival and London Festival of Architecture.
With Father's Day just around the corner on 18 June, make sure you pick up a special gift to show Dad how much you care. If you're after a little inspiration and fancy gifting something different, why not buy him a present that will make him feel - and look! - his best?
Celebrating 45 years as an independent family grocer and Royal Warrant holder, Partridges have launched a delicious new beverage – Chelsea Flower Gin. Exclusively available from Partridges, why not pick up a bottle from their flagship store at the Square?
Available to buy now, explore the brand’s new limited edition collection created with a difference
Take a look back at the floral festivities that took place at the Square with our #ChelseainBloom film...
Say hello to Jigsaw’s latest collection for this season, in collaboration with British artist Marcus James. Available now to buy in-store at Duke of York Square, these pieces feature a set of printed artworks designed by Marcus and inspired by the concepts of ‘order’ and ‘chaos’.
Celebrating Chelsea in Bloom with exclusive in-store events
We’re so excited about Chelsea in Bloom, the stunning floral festival that sees the local area transformed as retailers, restaurants and hotels compete with incredible displays made entirely of fresh flowers. This year’s Floral Safari theme is sure to inspire a roaring range of installations, Plus don’t miss the latest additions to Duke of York Square, two majestic floral lions.
Chelsea in Bloom wouldn’t be complete at the Square without a tempting selection of special themed menus to indulge in. Whether you’re after afternoon tea for two or a delicious cocktail, our selection of restaurants will tempt you with their range of Floral Safari themed beverages and bites.
The Saatchi is the ideal location to enjoy a range of modern art to get you thinking. If you’re on the way to catch the new Selfie exhibition this weekend, make sure you visit No Guts No Glory, a visual story of American G.I’s and their experience of war from departure to return. Hurry – it’s only on until Sunday 8 May.
Yippee – warm weather is finally here, signalling that it’s time to dust off your sandals and reintroduce your toes to the world. Fancy a little bronze and glow or pedicure? At Richard Ward you’ll find all you need to get prepped and polished for the sunshine.
Time to get your fix of delicious, pure, artisanal food
Enjoy the first splash of sunshine right here at the Square with our outdoor dining areas. Whether you’re in the mood for a cheeky cocktail after work, leisurely lunch or light bite with friends, take advantage of Chelsea’s glorious weather and enjoy the spring breeze.
There’s a wave of gorgeous new fashion must-haves at the Square’s stores this month, making us feel even more excited for summer. Match a sunny disposition with a little purchase ideal for the warmer weather, from frills and ruffles to floral fever and glorious brights.
On from 10am-4pm, this is the perfect opportunity to indulge in delicious cocoa themed confectionery. Take your pick from tempting Chocofruit, handmade macaroons, nutty nougat and more.
Exclusive events this Spring
From stylish accessories to gorgeous jewellery, find the perfect gift for Mum at the Square. We’ve put together a gift guide of some of the hottest products to help you on your way…
Do selfies represent the future of art? Saatchi is offering you the chance to have your very own portrait exhibited at the gallery with their brand new competition. Get creative with your #SaatchiSelfie, explore this photographic phenomena and be part of an exciting new exhibition. Read on to find out more.
Intropia, renowned for its beautiful pieces injected with personality, has just launched Intropia Atelier, following demand from customers looking for bridal wear. If you’re searching for that extra-special occasion dress why not take a closer look?
Join us on 4 February for an exclusive personalised makeup consultation.
We already have lots planned for 2017 –fabulous summer events, delicious themed Fine Food Markets and much more. Why not treat yourself to a new diary where you can mark in these dates and feel super organised?
The BADA (British Antique Dealer Association) Fair is back for its show stopping 25th Year. A must see exhibition for fans of art and antiques, it offers a wide range of exquisite items including art, silverware, fine furniture and jewellery, all carefully vetted for authenticity, so you can buy with confidence. Duke of York Square readers are treated to a complimentary pass to this exclusive event…
Let’s have a toast to all things Celtic!
Mark St. David’s Day with a fitting Welsh feast at this Saturday’s Fine Food Market, from succulent lamb to apple cider and a tasty twist on the traditional Welsh Rarebit. Visit Partridges for a further fantastic range of food to mark Wales’ national day.
Start 2017 the right way - with a wardrobe refresh. Why not treat yourself to a little retail therapy at the Square and invest in a few key classic pieces for the year ahead?
Head to Partridges for the best crêpe creations in Chelsea this Shrove Tuesday – 28th February.
Did someone say complimentary prosecco?!
Winter weather leaving you feeling flat? Flip your frown upside down and enjoy one of our freshly made crepes from the Square on Shrove Tuesday. From gourmet chocolate to ham and cheese, these tasty treats are available all day outside Partridges.
Treat your other half to something sweet and seductive. Featuring the food of love in all its glorious forms, from traditional Maldon oysters to Brazilian coconut truffles, let your taste buds whisk you away to a romantic gourmet paradise.
Awards season is in full swing and we can’t get enough of red carpet glitz and glamour. Whether you opt for dazzling jewels, glossy Hollywood hair or the highest heels, why not take inspiration from Tinsel Town for an award winning Valentine’s look?
Visitors to our grotto helped raise an incredible £5,540
Collect is a contemporary art lover’s heaven, presenting an exclusive selection of museum-quality works from some of the world's best galleries. It’s a rare opportunity to see and purchase these impressive pieces. Tempted? Why not pop in for a closer look?
Treat yourself to unlimited prosecco throughout January at Gallery Mess.
Don’t let the dark, cold weather and post-Christmas despondency get you down. Instead of having a miserable Monday this 16 January, why not beat the blues and lift your spirits with a pick-me-up visit to the Square?
Overindulged over the festive season? Wave goodbye to unhealthy habits and start the New Year by refreshing your body inside and out. Kick start 2017 with a vitamin packed smoothie and give your beauty routine a boost.
There’s still time to catch Saatchi’s major exhibition Painters’ Painters, on until 28th February, and opening this weekend, why not visit the gallery’s latest offering, 50 X 50 II? Ideal for a lazy afternoon, pop down to Saatchi to experience a range of some of the best cultural art in London.
Reliving this year on our social media channels.
Haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet – or even started? Don’t panic, here at the Square you can still find plenty of gift ideas.
Find out what’s open over the festive season at the Square.
Sneak a peek at the store's new sparkling short film, just in time for party season.
Discounted tickets for the critically acclaimed ‘The Children’ available now for the Square’s readers to enjoy.
It's time for stocking up on presents and if you’re after a little inspiration, why not pop into Space NK and pick up one our favourite fantastic festive buys?
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, especially now that Santa's Grotto is here at the Square. Why not have a sneak peek with our special video, filmed inside the Grotto?
Comptoir’s luxurious hamper is the ideal gift for foodies and cooking up a storm in the kitchen. And since it’s the season to be jolly, this December you can win one of these, complete with a signed cook book, hand-picked ingredients and kitchenware. Perfect!
Partridges are spoiling us with a brand new Advent Calendar. There are 24 incredible prizes up for grabs - fancy winning a weekend for two at the Sloane Club?
Party season is kicking off in Chelsea! Whether you’re a social butterfly or the hostess with the mostess, why not get party pampered with some of the Square's favourite beauty offerings? Richard Ward and Liz Earle have everything you'll need to feel glamourous and perfectly groomed this Christmas.
Have you learnt how to ‘hygge’ yet? This Danish concept is all about taking pleasure in creating a warm, cosy atmosphere at home and enjoying the best of what life has to offer with family and friends. Cuddle up in snuggly winter woolies and embrace the warm glow of Christmas.
Congratulations to six year old Selvi Krishna!