Meghan Markle looked relaxed in a camel coat as hotel staff sheltered the Duchess from the rain with two black umbrellas. Meghan paired her outfit with black heels and a matching bag, wearing her hair loose across her shoulders. Prince Harry appeared equally in good spirits in pictures published on The Sun ahead of their joint engagement tonight at The Endeavour Fund Awards at Mansion House.
Meghan and Harry are understood to have had lunch in the hotel’s Michelin star Dining Room where a three-course meal cost £55 per person with tea, coffee and petits fours costing an extra £6.50.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex would have had the chance to feast on roast rib of Ross County beef with Yorkshire pudding, which is Thursday’s special dish according to a sample menu.
Meghan, who is known to favour vegetarian options on weekdays, would likely have been delighted with the roast celeriac and truffle risotto, celery, green apple and lovage starter.
For the main course Harry and Meghan would have also had the option of Roast Salt Marsh lamb, Roast Cornish cod, Roas
The Duke spoke at Travalyst conference where he insisted guests just called him “Harry”.
Since then Harry has also met with Jon Bon Jovi as part of an initiative for his Invictus Games.
The Duke met with Abbey Road Studios and the pair and two members of the Invictus Games Choir re-created the iconic Beatles album much to the delight of fans.
The US rocker is re-recording his song Unbroken with the Invictus Games Choir and the charity single version will be made available this month.
Meghan and Harry will attend the Mountbatten Music festival on Saturday night and the Duchess is also expected to take part in International Women’s Day tributes on Sunday, although full details are yet to be confirmed.
They will then reunite with the Queen, Prince Charles, Camilla, Prince William and Kate for the Commonwealth Day service at Westminster on Monday.
Meghan and Harry have drawn criticism from some royal commentators after reports emerged saying they would not be bringing their nine-month-old son Archie back to the UK.
The Queen’s former press secretary Dickie Arbiter branded the move “spiteful and inconsiderate” considering Her Majesty and Prince Philip’s age.
He told Nine NewsAustralia: “I’m sorry, there isn’t an excuse for not bringing him. After all, he’s got to meet his family, his family are not going to get a chance to see him for quite some time, because Harry and Meghan are going to be in Canada or the United States.”
He also warned the Queen, 93, and Prince Philip, 98, are “not going to be with us much longer”.
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Published at Thu, 05 Mar 2020 17:34:00 +0000