For the first time Orient-Express’ The Dinner,
one of London’s most exclusive and luxurious dining experiences,
will receive some extra sparkle this November. Orient-Express is
working with Laurent-Perrier, their house champagne supplier, to
create a unique culinary journey onboard the British Pullman with
a touch of fizz.
Seated aboard the luxuriously
restored 1930’s carriages, amongst gleaming crystal and intricate
marquetry, guests will be taken on a journey of culinary delights
complemented by a careful selection of exquisite Laurent-Perrier
The menu has been crafted by Executive
Chef de Cuisine, Matthew Smith, along with Laurent-Perrier’s
Master of Wine, David Hesketh, to ensure that the food and
champagnes work in perfect harmony.
Guests can look forward to dishes such as Seared
Fillet of Halibut, Morelle Sauce & Crispy Leeks to start,
accompanied by a chilled glass of Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut, a
light champagne with crystal-clear freshness that complements the
delicate flavours of the fish.
A more robust and
rounded champagne Grand Siécle by Laurent-Perrier is matched to
suit the refined and rich flavours of the main course of Seared
Kentish Guinea Fowl, Roasted Pheasant Breast, Confit of Rabbit &
Potato Dauphinoise served with Tarragon Scented Jus.
cheese course of Colston Bassett Smoked Stilton and a Kentish
Quince Jelly accompanied by a Truffled Welsh Rarebit will also be
complemented by this fresh finished champagne.
Dessert lovers will be able to enjoy an Assiette of Desserts
including delights such as Warm Chocolate and Prune Brownie and
Poached Damson and Cardamom Cream Shortbread Stack, accompanied by
a crisp, fruity Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé, to suit the richness
of the indulgent dessert.
To ensure that guests get
the most enjoyment and appreciation of the fine champagnes being
served, Laurent-Perrier’s Master of Wine, David Hesketh, will be
travelling to educate and guide guests through the art of
The Dinner in Association with Laurent-Perrier
will take place on 11 November 2010,
departing at 19:30 from London Victoria and costs £350 per person.
The Dinner in Association with Laurent-Perrier will also
be held on 12 November 2011.
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