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“You had me at Hello!” This familiar line from Bridget Jones crossed my mind as the waiter proffered the first of three amuse bouche; a miniature savoury doughnut no less!
Taking inspiration from its Indian heritage Prihvi delivers classic combinations with contemporary style. Dishes are presented using a vibrant palette and forward flavours to match. This deconstruction leads to a greater appreciation of the cuisine and gives the Sommelier an opportunity to make interesting wine pairings.
We will assemble at 1230pm and enjoy a lively Bergamot Aperitif before lunch service at 1 pm. The cost will be £100 per member and £110 to non members. There is plenty of room for guests at this Michelin rated central Cheltenham venue.
A varied calendar of events is in store for 2024!
The Menu and Pairings
Starter Hand dived scallop, tempura oyster, pickled grape, chicken sauce or Celeriac veloute, roasted wild mushrooms, nasturtium
CULVER HILL, WOODCHESTER VALLEY
Main Course Treacle glazed Fillet of beef, black garlic, Baby Carrot, Charred Leek or Pan fried cod, roast cauliflower puree, charred gem, caviare buerre blanc or Pan fried gnocci, butternut squash, cavolo nero, sage butter
Chateau La Tour de By 2014 Medoc
Dessert Dark Chocolate fondant, miso caramel, banana ice cream, peanut brittle
Estate Botrytis Riesling 2017 Eden Valley, Heggies Vineyard
The venue for the final lunch in 2023 has changed.
We will now be hosted by Iford Manor on November 21st.
Members will recall a most enjoyable experience earlier in the year. At short notice Iford has responded with a tempting menu and we look forward to a delicious experience, perhaps even with a tea pairing again.
A sparkling summer day surrounded by garden rooms bursting with colour and tranquil water features is the perfect setting for food full of personality delivered by Rikki Weston.
Bailli Delugue Philip Evins took the opportunity to promote Whatley Manor General Manager Susan Williams and Executive Chef Rikki Weston at the summer luncheon hosted by the Cotswolds Baillage,
Join us on August 23 at Whatley Manor near Malmesbury is set in 12 acres of glorious English Country Gardens providing a stunning setting for this late summer event with Michelin Chef Rikki Weston.
Whatley Manor (SN16 0RB) (What3Words:science;marzipan;orders) nearest station is Chippenham and a taxi will take approximately 20 minutes to the hotel.
“It was a perfect and unique venue, wonderful food with interesting textures and flavours, accompanied with excellent wine. Extremely hospitable and efficient team looking after us. Great company, perfect weather, what more can we wish for; such a success, and so enjoyed by everyone.” The comment above from one of our members sums up our joint SW/ Cotswolds Midsummer Lunch with Mark McCabe at The Ethicurean. https://theethicurean.com/
Our Autumn gathering will now take place in central Cheltenham at the recently opened Nook on Five. The first rooftop restaurant in the town.
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