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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

MaRoCoCo Garden at Rococo Chocolates

MaRoCoCo Garden at Rococo Chocolates
(Photo: Chantal Coady)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 11:00–17:00
Sunday 12:00–17:00

Activities

Menu of coffees, teas and hot chocolate. Access to fresh cocoa seeds to plant your own cocoa tree.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Through 5 Motcomb St - Rococo Chocolates
Nearest postcode: SW1X 8JU

Buses

C1, 19, 22, 137, 452

Station

Knightsbridge

Cycle hire station

Harriet Street (Map)

Toilets

Toilet on site

Access

One step into the shop and a flight of stairs down into the garden.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

Conditions

A maximum of 12 people at a time: it is a very small space!

The Garden

A small courtyard garden behind Rococo Chocolates. The layout by Dræyk van der Hørn of Bonnington Square Pleasure Garden was executed by Chantal Coady, the shop's founder, who has also been closely involved with the Bonnington Square gardens.

Once a neglected city space, with a lone acacia tree, the garden now features a Moroccan tile mosaic and is filled with fragrant plants – all used in the Rococo repertoire: rose, lavender, geranium, mint, jasmine and a kaffir lime. The result is a stunning asymmetric mirrored courtyard in the middle of Belgravia.

Many elements in the garden are recycled: old mirrors came from the late Lady Rusheen Wynn-Jones' house in Sprimont Place and tiles from Dar Interiors. The garden is now a favourite hangout for local birds, with a couple of resident robins, a family of blackbirds, and even a great-spotted woodpecker visiting the garden.

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 11:00–17:00
Sunday 12:00–17:00

Activities

Menu of coffees, teas and hot chocolate. Access to fresh cocoa seeds to plant your own cocoa tree.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Through 5 Motcomb St - Rococo Chocolates
Nearest postcode: SW1X 8JU

Buses

C1, 19, 22, 137, 452

Station

Knightsbridge

Cycle hire station

Harriet Street (Map)

Toilets

Toilet on site

Access

One step into the shop and a flight of stairs down into the garden.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

Conditions

A maximum of 12 people at a time: it is a very small space!

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