“It tantalised the taste buds, feasted the eyes and played with your mind”
As the Belmond British Pullman, sister to the infamous Orient Express, pulled out from platform two in Victoria, the spirit cajoled with a sense of excitement usually reserved for our childhood memories. The culinary maestro Richard Corrigan devised a menu that navigated his own personal journey from his Michelin starred Lindsay House to his revival of the hundred year old Grand Dame Bentley’s on Swallow and Vine in Soho.
It tantalised the taste buds, feasted the eyes and played with your mind. As the Champagne poured freely on the sparkling coupes, we politely lost our social inhibitions and got to know our neighbours whilst bucolic scenes flashed past our windows right until the sun nestled away and softened the light that bathed our carriage.
A night of 1920’s glamour, attentive stewards and well-heeled passengers on a moving backdrop from a bygone era. Inspired, to pair the King of culinary luxury and the train that was made to deliver it, hats off to the team that dreamt it up and pulled it off with such class, truly excellent!
Written by Mario Armani
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