Vanity Fair


“The Rosebery, a double-decker bus converted into the world’s prettiest party bus, is the work of either a madman or a genius. Step forward, Simon Davis, who changed career gears five years ago from journalist to become, by turns, a restaurant consultant, co-founder of the annual London Restaurant Festival, host of the TV show Country House Rescue, and now … creator of The Rosebery. “It’s completely mad,” says Davis. “I’ve bought a 1966 diesel-laden old commuter conveyance and have tried to turn it into the most elegant dining room and cocktail bar in the world. On wheels. I have always had an obsession with Routemaster buses, which I believe to be one of the greatest designs of all time…”

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