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Kids Back to School? Time for Some Parent Pampering!

It’s back to school time, which for parents means only one thing... time for pampering! If the past weeks have been all about the kids, and you are run ragged and in need of some YOU time, why not pay a visit to Rathbone Square, where relaxing pleasures and tempting indulgences await your pleasure? Go on, you know you deserve it!


A treat for dad

Hands-on dads will no doubt be in need of some relaxation time now the children are back to school. After all those trips to the park, seaside outings and garden games, it’s time to sit back and let yourself be well and truly pampered.

Whether it’s a new look for the new season, or a spruce up after a long summer, a visit to Adam Grooming has to feature on your agenda.

Adam Grooming is Rathbone Square’s very own atelier and is known one of the highest rated and most reviewed men’s barbers in London.

Sit back and let Adam’s experienced team take care of you as you enjoy the likes of a soothing scalp massage, a luxurious wet shave or lush hot towels and balm, all rounded off with a drink of your choice, a treat from the team.


A makeover for mum

It’s been a long time coming, but now your little treasures are back to school, it has to be time to give yourself that new look you’ve been promising yourself since the start of summer.

Rathbone Square has plenty to offer the tired mum who’s ready for a spot of much-deserved pampering. At Rawr, there’s a team of friendly beauty experts poised to coax out your inner yummy mummy.

A luxury manicure or gentle pedicure will have you in a peaceful frame of mind in no time. And if you’re feeling adventurous and ready to go all-out glam, you could always book yourself in for a sculpting brow lamination or a set of sensational eyelash extensions. Whatever your choice of treatments, you will without a doubt leave feeling stunning from head to toe thanks to the revolutionary beauty techniques that Rawr has become renowned for.

Of course, no makeover would be complete without a new hairdo. So how about adding to your locks courtesy of a set of natural-looking hair extensions? At Vixen & Blush, Rathbone Square’s hair extension experts and London’s leading dedicated hair extensions salon, you’ll be nothing short of wowed by the quality of the products.

Vixen & Blush specialises in creating customised hair extensions that use only the finest hair. Regularly featured in the media, the brand is backed by a team of highly experienced and qualified hairdressers who firmly believe that hair extensions are best fitted by stylists rather than technicians. If you’re after a total transformation, this is for sure where you’ll get it.

How about a new colour for the ultimate transformation? Samantha Cusick London is an independent hair salon specialising in colouring and balayage. Founded in 2016 on the premise that a visit to your hairdressers doesn't have to be intimidating or pretentious, the salon aims to delight its clients by delivering that ‘hair-swooshing feeling of euphoria’ you so deserve.


Time to get back into shape?

If the past few weeks have been all about the kids, and endless days of ice cream and fast food have taken their toll, now they’re back to school it’s the ideal time to refocus on you. Getting your fitness back on track and shedding a few of those holiday pounds will make you feel like you again.

If this all sounds good to you, then Digme Fitness is where you need to be. More than just a gym, family-run Digme is considered a friendly community.

The gym extends a warm welcome to people of all fitness abilities and helpful staff are ready to assist in setting goals and creating a roadmap to get to them.

Named after a Hawaiian beach famed as the start line for the well-known Ironman World Championship, Digme offers luxury changing facilities, a tempting smoothie bar and some of the most advanced fitness equipment you’ll find in a London gym.

Fancy joining a class? Meet new people, get fit and have fun with your choice of spin, HIIT or fusion. There’s also a free run club every Monday.


A healthy treat?

If you fancy treating yourself, but you’re intent on keeping things healthy, you’re in luck because at Rathbone Square, there are some temptingly healthy indulgences to tickle your taste buds.

Get your fellow mums together and head on over to Joe & the Juice where you’ll be spoilt for choice with a range of enticing combination bowls. Whether it’s a green vegan bowl filled with white cabbage, pumpkin seeds, pickled red onion, spinach, lemon, edamame, avocado, cranberry, broccoli, kale and pesto, or a green tuna bowl brimming with pumpkin seeds, white cabbage, spinach, cranberry, pickled red onion, edamame, lemon, broccoli, tuna, kale, and pesto, you can consider everything a true back to school treat.

If you’re after something to cleanse the palette and give you a healthy boost at the same time, try a super-refreshing Joe & the Juice signature iced drink such as the Green Mile, a blend of apple, spinach, broccoli, lemon and avocado, or a Herb Tonic fortified with antioxidant turmeric, ginger, pineapple and red bell pepper.


And finally… a culinary delight

You’ve been promising yourself all summer that you’ll get together with your friends and treat yourself to a slap-up meal in a trendy eatery. Well now the kids are back to school, it’s time to do just that! If you’ve been depriving yourself of sumptuous food and indulgent drinks over the holidays in favour of kiddie meals and cola, then book a table at Circolo Popolare.

This is a Rathbone Square restaurant where the floral décor is just as extravagant as the menu. And it’s an experience you’ll never forget! With metre-long sharing pizzas, sizzling skewers from the Sicilian grill and giant silk handkerchief pasta lasagne gracing the menu, and an equally wonderful range for vegetarians and celiacs too, this has to be one place that tops your back to school pamper-me schedule.


Visit Rathbone Square for all you need to pamper yourself now the kids are back to school!

Rathbone Square is a hidden oasis of tranquillity just off Oxford Street in London’s West End. The ideal place to indulge yourself, the square is brimming with an array of pamper-friendly places to treat yourself as the new term begins. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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