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April 2019
MASTER SOMMELIER EVENING
The Grove, Narberth
Pembrokeshire

Thu, 04 April 2019
An Evening with Edouard Oger
An Evening with Edouard Oger

Edouard Oger has a world of experience and is now a Wine & Spirit Consultant for the Court of Master Sommeliers "Worldwide". Come and learn more of this Master Sommelier's extraordinary knowledge. The evening commences at 7pm with a Champagne and canape reception, followed by a 6-course tasting menu with wine flight.  

Tickets are £80.10 pp for Luxury Restaurant Guide members.

DOWNTON ABBEY EXPERIENCE
The Vineyard
Berkshire

Mon, 08 April 2019
Walk the Corridors of Downton Abbey - Highclere Castle
Walk the Corridors of Downton Abbey - Highclere Castle

A wonderful opportunity for a tour of Highclere Castle, where both Jeeves and Wooster and Downton Abbey were filmed. 

Includes Taittinger Champagne reception, kindly sponsored by Hatch Mansfield, three course lunch with wine at The Vineyard, tour of Highclere Castle and the gardens with a visit to the Egyptian Exhibition, afternoon tea served upon return to The Vineyard, and coach transfers.


DICKIE'S COCKTAIL SCHOOL
Corrigan's Mayfair
London - West

Sat, 13 April 2019
Corrigan
Corrigan's Cocktail Masterclass

A unique insight into the expertise and secrets of the Dickie's Bar team, using the best of the season's harvest from Richard Corrigan's Irish estate, Virginia Park Lodge and a jigger or two of the finest ambrosias.

Each masterclass includes the teaching and making of 2 cocktails per person, canapes fresh from the Corrigan's kitchen and a recipe card for you to take home and practice in your own surroundings.

Member offer available Saturday 13th April 2019. £50pp after 10% member discount.



EASTER EXTRAVAGANZA
Céleste at The Lanesborough
London - West

Sun, 14 April 2019
Woodland, Rabbit Tunnels and Rope Swings
Woodland, Rabbit Tunnels and Rope Swings

This Easter, The Lanesborough are transforming Celeste into an enchanted wilderness in which children and families can enjoy an afternoon exploring and egg hunting. Perfect for families looking for a fun Easter experience The Lanesbroough have created a wonderland of tunnels, foliage, flowers and fun for Sunday 14th April from 3pm until 5pm. 

The day includes a glass of Champagne and afternoon tea canapes for the adults on the raised balcony of Celeste whilst watching their children enjoy an afternoon of fun. Children enjoy a cake and pudding table provided by Elizabeth's Cake Emporium with a selection of signature cakes, cupcakes, and cholocate lollipops

May 2019
TEA WITH MARY BERRY
Belmond British Pullman Luxury Train
London - South East

Fri, 03 May 2019
Afternoon Tea Hosted by Mary Berry
Afternoon Tea Hosted by Mary Berry

Step aboard the celebrate4d Belmond British Pullman train and embark on a gracious journey back through time. A classic Afternoon Tea trip is made even more magical by host Mary Berry, one of the UK's best-loved personalities.

Mary Berry will be holding a meet and greet for guests at the check-in lounge at London Victoria and on board the train, and you will be served a selection of Mary's favourite cakes and desserts, tea or coffee and a glass of sparkling wine. Each delicacy accompanied by stunning views as your journey takes you into the Weald of Kent. 

TEA WITH MARY BERRY
Belmond British Pullman Luxury Train
London - South East

Sat, 04 May 2019
Afternoon Tea Hosted by Mary Berry
Afternoon Tea Hosted by Mary Berry

Step aboard the celebrated Belmond British Pullman train and embark on a gracious journey back through time. A classic Afternoon Tea trip is made even more magical by host Mary Berry, one of the UK's best-loved personalities.

Mary Berry will be holding a meet and greet for guests at the check-in lounge at London Victoria and on board the train, and you will be served a selection of Mary's favourite cakes and desserts, tea or coffee and a glass of sparkling wine. Each delicacy accompanied by stunning views as your journey takes you into the Weald of Kent. 


BOLLINGER DINNER
Great Fosters - The Tudor Room
Surrey

Fri, 10 May 2019
Wine Dinner with Bollinger Champagne
Wine Dinner with Bollinger Champagne

Join Alan Montague-Denis, representing The Bollinger Champagne House, for what promises to be an informative and enlightening evening of fine wines and champagnes, fabulous food and fascinating company. 

The evening includes aperitifs served from 7.30pm, four course dinner from 8pm with paired wines and champagnes, followed by coffee and petit fours.  

THE DINNER
Belmond British Pullman Luxury Train
London - South East

Fri, 17 May 2019
The Dinner
The Dinner

Join the luxurious Belmond British Pullman train for this showcase dining experience, The Dinner, a magical evening of gastronomic bliss.  

Includes : round trip travel aboard the Belmond British Pullman departing at 18:50 with return arrival at 23:15, welcome champagne reception on-board, seven-course seasonal tasting menu with paired fine wines and champagne with each course, coffee, tea and petits fours and a special Belmond gift from the Train Manager.

SAKE MASTERLCASS
Sake No Hana
London - West

Sat, 18 May 2019
Sake Masterclass
Sake Masterclass

Take a delectable half-day Saturday masterclass. The day starts at 10am with an introduction to the history and production of Sake, with particular focus on how and when to drink it. Try different sakes, and the day includes lunch and a goodie bag on departure.

Other dates available are Saturdays : 20th July and 19th October.




HOSPITALITY ACTION WITH .....
Roux at Skindles
Berkshire

Wed, 22 May 2019
An Evening with Michel Roux OBE and Brian Turner CBE
An Evening with Michel Roux OBE and Brian Turner CBE

Taittinger Champagne, canapes on the terrace, overlooking the River Thames, followed by sharing plates, wines and a special Q&A session with Michel Roux OBE in conversation with Brian Turner CBE followed by live jazz. Michel will delight guests with stories about his hugely successful career that charts the course of Britain's gastronomic awakening, a feat widely attributed to the Roux family.

Each guest will receive a complimentary copy of Michel Roux's "Sauces".  Tickets are £150 pp.

WINE MASTERCLASS
The Grove, Narberth
Pembrokeshire

Sun, 26 May 2019
From The Cellars : Wine Masterclass
From The Cellars : Wine Masterclass

For lovers of wine to indulge in a range of unique wine tasting experiences hosted by Head Sommelier, Catriona McGregor. These intimate masterclasses are a great way to journey into the exciting world of wine and be guided through the tasting of amazing wines from the cellars at The Grove. A great opportunity to learn more about what you drink and enjoy some delicious canapes prepared by Executive Chef Alister.

Tickets are £40.50 pp for Luxury Restaurant Guide members.


SEYI SHAY
Boisdale of Canary Wharf
London - East

Wed, 29 May 2019 until Thu, 30 May 2019
Seyi Shay  - Singing Sensation
Seyi Shay - Singing Sensation

Multi-award winning singing sensation Seyi Shay takes to the stage at Boisdale. The Nigerian based singer, songwriter and actor was signed to Island Records in 2015 after touring the world with Beyonce and writing songs for Chipmunk, making her the first African female to be signed by the label, and one of the most influential artists in Nigeria.

Dinner from the a la carte menu and upgraded seating tickets for Luxury Restaurant Guide members.

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
Wernher Restaurant at Luton Hoo Hotel
Bedfordshire

Wed, 29 May 2019
Artist in Residence - Garden Tour & Luncheon
Artist in Residence - Garden Tour & Luncheon

Join Tim and the resident head gardener, Keith Hersey, for a fascinating walking tour of the beautiful gardens. Begin the day with coffee and Danish pastries and soak up the serene surroundings whilst learning all about Luton Hoo's landscape and Capability Brown designs. There will be a rare opportunity to ask Tim for some sketching tips and you will then enjoy a delicious three-course buffet lunch in the gardens with a glass of wine. 

June 2019
GARDEN TOUR & LUNCH
The Grove, Narberth
Pembrokeshire

Sun, 09 June 2019
The Grove Garden Tour & Lunch
The Grove Garden Tour & Lunch

A culinary journey from source to plate : enjoy a guided tour of the garden and manicured grounds by the Head Gardener.

Following your tour, the team will serve you a delicious 3-course lunch, introduced by The Grove Executive Chef, using produce from their very own kitchen gardens.

Tickets are £40.50 pp for Luxury Restaurant Guide members.

THE THREE WELSH TENORS
The Grove, Narberth
Pembrokeshire

Thu, 20 June 2019
The Three Welsh Tenors : Billecart Champagne Dinner
The Three Welsh Tenors : Billecart Champagne Dinner

You are invited to attend this exclusive dinner hosted by the legendary luxury Champagne House Billecart-Salmon, together with a unique performance from The Three Welsh Tenors. The evening starts at 6.30pm with a Champagne cuvees and canape reception, hosted by John Atkinson of Billecart Salmon, followed by a 4-course dinner with matching wine flight, and an exclusive concert from Tri Tenor Cymru.

Tickets are £85.50 pp for Luxury Restaurant Guide members.


LITERARY LUNCH WITH PRUE LEITH
The Conservatory Restaurant at Calcot & Spa
Gloucestershire

Fri, 21 June 2019
Calcot & Spa with Prue Leith
Calcot & Spa with Prue Leith's 'Cook Behind the Book'

Industry trade charity, Hospitality Action, has collaborated with renowned UK gourmets to bring together a love of good food and literature with its literary lunch series. The first event of the series will be hosted by Prue Leith CBE at Calcot.

Prue will be talking about her new book, 'Prue, My All-Time Favourite Recipes', which will be followed by a 3-course lunch prepared by the team at Calcot.

Event includes a mocktail on arrival, a Q and A session with Prue Leith, followed by a delicious three-course lunch with a glass of wine.

DINNER HOSTED BY SKYE GYNGELL
Belmond British Pullman Luxury Train
London - South East

Fri, 21 June 2019
Dinner Hosted by Skye Gyngell
Dinner Hosted by Skye Gyngell

Sink into a plush armchair aboard the Belmond British Pullman train. Tonight, Skye Gyngell leads you on a culinary voyage in her visionary style. Savour five delicious courses of exceptional seasonal cuisine as you dine in ultimate luxury.

Linger over an exquisite five-course menu paired with the sommeliers choice of wine. Later, meet Skye as she makes her way through the carriages to greet you. End the evening of indulgence with coffee and petits fours.

A TASTE OF THE SEA
The Grove, Narberth
Pembrokeshire

Sun, 23 June 2019
Pembrokeshire Fish Week - A Taste of the Sea
Pembrokeshire Fish Week - A Taste of the Sea

To celebrate Pembrokeshire Fish Wood this summer, join us for a delectable 6 course Fish Tasting Menu prepared by Executive Chef Allister Barsby and his team. The menu will include locally sourced fish including lobster, mackerel and sea bass. All guests will be welcomed with a glass of Carpene Malvolti Prosecco to enjoy on our terrace. Preferential rates are available on luxurious rooms and suites for all guests.

Tickets are £49.50 pp for Luxury Restaurant Guide members.


EVENING WITH NIGEL OWENS MBE
The Grove, Narberth
Pembrokeshire

Thu, 27 June 2019
An Evening with International Rugby Referee Nigel Owens MBE
An Evening with International Rugby Referee Nigel Owens MBE

An intimate evening where Nigel Owens, Welsh International, World Cup and Heineken Cup rugby union referee, will share stories and anecdotes from his time in the world of rugby.

Guests will be welcomed with a Champagne and canape reception with the man himself, before indulging in a Welsh themed 4-course tasting menu, and followed by a speech from Nigel and an opportunity for guests to ask any questions.

Tickets are £67.50 pp for Luxury Restaurant Guide members.

July 2019
FLOWER ARRANGING/AFTERNOON TEA
The Grove, Narberth
Pembrokeshire

Sun, 07 July 2019
Flower Arranging and Afternoon Tea
Flower Arranging and Afternoon Tea

A guided tour around the beautiful and blossoming gardens with London Florist, Lucy Bewhay, and indulge in the opportunity to hand pick your chosen flowers to be used in creating your very own bouquet in Lucy's masterclass. After which partake in an exquisite afternoon tea.

Tickets are £49.50 pp for Luxury Restaurant Guide members.

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
Wernher Restaurant at Luton Hoo Hotel
Bedfordshire

Fri, 12 July 2019
Artist in Residence - Gourmet Dinner & Talk
Artist in Residence - Gourmet Dinner & Talk

An evening of fine food and wine with Tim Scott Bolton. We invite you to enjoy an exclusive dinner with Tim, with a special menu curated by Wernher Restaurant's Head Chef. Begin with Champagne and canapes and then enjoy a four-course dinner with paired wines to be followed by a Q&A session with Tim, giving you the chance to find out more about his travels and work. 

DINNER HOSTED BY RAYMOND BLANC
Belmond British Pullman Luxury Train
London - South East

Sat, 20 July 2019
Dinner Hosted by Raymond Blanc
Dinner Hosted by Raymond Blanc

Enjoy a rare opportunity to dine on an exclusive menu created by the two Michelin starred chef, Raymond Blanc.

Includes a welcome champagne reception, seasonal tasting menu by Raymond Blanc OBE, with paired wines and champagne, coffee, tea and petits fours.

The convivial Frenchman will pass through the carriages and stop for a chat when he has finished in the kitchen. This is a fabulous gift for the gastronome in your life.


SAKE MASTERCLASS
Sake No Hana
London - West

Sat, 20 July 2019
Sake Masterclass
Sake Masterclass

Take a delectable half-day Saturday masterclass. The day starts at 10am with an introduction to the history and production of Sake, with particular focus on how and when to drink it. Try different sakes, and the day includes lunch and a goodie bag on departure.

Also available on Saturday 19th October.

September 2019
DINNER WITH MICHEL ROUX JR
Belmond British Pullman Luxury Train
London - South East

Fri, 20 September 2019
Dinner Hosted by Michel Roux Jr
Dinner Hosted by Michel Roux Jr

Join Belmond British Pullman for a gastronomic treat like no other. Delight in an exquisite five-course tasting menu prepared by the two-Michelin-star chef of Le Gavroche, Michel Roux Jr.

Includes welcome champagne reception and seasonal tasting menu by Michel Roux Jr, each course with paired wines and champagne. Later, as you relax over coffee and petits fours, Michel will pass through the carriages greeting his guests.

October 2019
SAKE MASTERCLASS
Sake No Hana
London - West

Sat, 19 October 2019
Sake Masterclass
Sake Masterclass

Take a delectable half-day Saturday masterclass. The day starts at 10am with an introduction to the history and production of Sake, with particular focus on how and when to drink it. Try different sakes, and the day includes lunch and a goodie bag on departure.



ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
Wernher Restaurant at Luton Hoo Hotel
Bedfordshire

Fri, 25 October 2019
Artist in Residence - Champagne Exhibition
Artist in Residence - Champagne Exhibition

Exhibition of Tim Scott Bolton's works at Luton Hoo. Set in the Majestic Luton Hoo Mansion House, the final event in the 2019 in-residence series is a display of Tim Scott Bolton's works. Hear from the artist himself and sip on Champagne and enjoy delicious canapes before viewing Tim's Capability Brown paintings. Celebrate International Artist's Day with this fabulous event. 


DINNER WITH RENOWNED CHEF
Belmond British Pullman Luxury Train
London - South East

Fri, 25 October 2019
Dinner Hosted by Merlin Labron-Johnson
Dinner Hosted by Merlin Labron-Johnson

Tonight's glamorous dinner journey is hosted by Merlin Labron-Johnson. A rising star on the culinary scene, Merlin's passion for exception cuisine began early in life. Aged 23 he arrived in London straight from the kitchens of Belgian cult-legend in De Wulf. By 24 his restaurant Portland held its first Michelin-star. 

The evening includes some of Merlin's signature dishes, packed full of flavour and inspired by nature, each course accompanied by paired wines. While you enjoy coffee, tea and petits fours, Merlin will make his way through the carriages to greet you - a perfect chance to acquire some top tips.

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