The Lanesborough will be hosting an exclusive luncheon on Friday 14th October 2011, pairing some of the finest cigars, wines and cognac from around the world with a specifically tailored gastronomic menu. The luncheon will commence with a selection of canapés and a glass of Krug, followed by a sumptuous three course menu with wine and cigar pairings allowing you to savour a sensational spectrum of flavours designed to enhance each other and the experience.
Legendary cigar connoisseur and The Lanesborough’s Director of Bars, Giuseppe Ruo, will be in attendance to guide guests through this unique occasion.
Stuffed ballotine of foie gras with quince, balsamic jelly and espresso crumble
Pieropan ‘Passito della Rocca’, Veneto, Italy 2006
48 Flor de Cano
Roasted new season partridge, turnover girolles, celeriac puree and natural jus
Alvaro Palacios ‘Les Terrasses’, Priorat, Spain 2007
Cohiba Behike 52
Chocolate coffee cigar “double corona”, tobacco leaf biscuit with iced Lagavulin sabayon
Brigaldara Recioto della Valpolicella Classico 2006
Selection of Partagas 109 or Sublime from 165th anniversary humidor
Paired with single vintage Cognac 1975
The Lanesborough will also be auctioning an incredible special edition cigar humidor created for the 165th year of Partagas, with 50 cigars: 25 x 109 and 25 x Sublime. This item has a reserve price of £4,000 and proceeds will be going to charity.
The luncheon is priced at £475 per person, including VAT & service, and will take place between 12.30pm and 4.30pm on Friday 14th October 2011. Please note, the maximum capacity for this event is 22 guests and the final confirmation and payment will be taken one week prior to event date. For further information or reservations please contact Hana Gilchrist by emailing email@example.com or telephone 020 7333 7023, or visit the hotel’s website.