Where to Celebrate the Royal Nuptials

By Michelle Probola | May 18, 2018 | Lifestyle

Tomorrow, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will head to the Windsor Castle to tie the knot at what is sure to be the most elegant affair ever. Since our invitation has gotten lost in the mail, we plan on posting up at one of these four local favorites to catch all of the tear-jerking action.


Davio’s Philadelphia

All weekend long, our favorite steakhouse will feature a wedding cocktail menu fit for royalty. The wedding-inspired imbibes include Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Blue, made with Ketel One Vodka, Blue Curacao, Crème de Violette, lemon sour, and Prosecco. Pair your sweet drink with their 16-ounce center cut veal rib shop for the ultimate wedding entrée. 111 S. 17th St., 215-563-4810

Van Cleve Bridal

Van Cleve Bridal, 100 Women Who Care-Chester County, and Mainline Fashionista are pairing up to host an unforgettable royal wedding watch party at the Main Line boutique. Dress in your most fabulous attire or your favorite pajamas and head to the Main Line boutique at 7 a.m. for mimosas, tea, lite English breakfast fare and, of course, wedding cake courtesy of Cake Crafters. After the nuptiuals are over, guests are invited to peruse Van Cleve’s wedding gowns and evening wear to get ready for they own upcoming events. Guests are asked to bring a dress to donate to Wings for Success, a non-profit that provides apparel, advice, and advocacy to deserving women in the community. 1604 E. Lancaster Ave., Paoli

Sofitel Philadelphia

On May 19 Sofitel Philadelphia will host a royal tea and viewing party beginning promptly at 7 a.m. Liberté Lounge will be completely transformed with beautiful wedding décor, a croquembouche wedding cake, fresh flowers, guest favors, and a wedding-inspired menu, all imitating a real royal party. Guests will enjoy tea sandwiches, pastries, sparkling wine, a traditional Pimm’s Cup cocktail, and an array of international teas. Large screen TV’s will be placed throughout the lounge to celebrate live with the royal family. Reservations required. 120 S. 17th St., 215-569-8300.

Chez Ben

The all-day café and French Bistro will offer a Princess Cup in honor of the royal wedding. Made with sparkling lemonade, fresh cucumber, zesty lemon, strawberry, and mint, the drink surely is fit for royalty. Pair it with their quiche of the day for an unforgettable start to your weekend. 400 Chestnut St., 215-931-4260

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