The London Bailliage is the oldest bailliage in Britain, founded in 1959.

We comprise a cosmopolitan group of enthusiastic amateur gastronomes and working professionals who enjoy good food, wine and service in one another’s company.

London is one of the world’s greatest culinary cities and we count ourselves fortunate to be able to take advantage of so wide a range of cuisines and venues, some not otherwise available to the private individual. We meet five or six times a year for lunch or dinner, some black tie and others more casual.

Chaîne membership gives access to events organised by bailliages throughout the world. We take pleasure in welcoming visiting members from abroad, travelling alone or as part of an organised Chaine tour, have enhanced our dining experience. Indeed, we have put on events especially for such tours, most recently for members of a USA bailliage on a European cruise.

You are most welcome to come to one of our events as a paying guest and experience the friendly atmosphere in which we enjoy the wonderful food, wine and service which our professional members offer to us.

Philip Evins
Acting Bailli

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AGM and Dinner in Whistler Restaurant, Tate Britain

Dinner at Tate Britain, with some art appreciation. Hosted by Matthew Randall. Originally opened in 1927, the Rex Whistler Restaurant was described as ‘The Most Amusing Room in Europe’, owing to its specially commissioned mural, The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats. It has been the site of political and social intrigue over the decades, as well as gaining a reputation for having one of the capital’s finest wine cellars.

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