London – Past Events
January 19, 2020
Continuing our long tradition of celebratory Winter dinners at Mosimann’s legendary Club, we are shaking things up this year and will be getting together to celebrate the arrival of 2020 with a long, lazy Sunday lunch. Details to follow!
November 30, 2019
Join us to celebrate 2019 - the 60th year of la Chaine in Great Britain! We will be enjoying a special lunch at the iconic Brown’s Hotel in Mayfair, hosted by Maitre Restaurateur Stuart Johnson. In true Chaine spirit, this will be a joint event among the London, Chilterns, Thames Valley and London City bailliages. Vive la Chaine!
October 31, 2019
Westminster Kingsway College will host us for a seasonal Grouse Dinner, paired with cracking Spanish wines from Bodegas Riojanas. We will be eating in the lovely Escoffier Room, with a maximum of 36 places.
September 25, 2019
28 Well Hung specialises in dry-aged, organic beef and lamb from Kent and Sussex. Join us for delicious food and to learn about sustainable and holistic farming, as well as the preservation of heritage breeds of UK cattle!
September 8, 2019
Maitre Restaurateur Matthew Randall and his team at the Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain will be our hosts for this fun evening to help us celebrate 60 years of the Chaine in Britain through food. Details to follow.
August 8, 2019
To celebrate the anniversaries of the Chaine GB and the Sabre d’Or, we are holding a joint Champagne Tasting with Sabrage! Sample delicious vintages under the expert guidance of Vice-Conseiller Gastronomique Honoraire Julian White - and learn the ancient art of opening a bottle of champagne with a sabre! This event will take place at the Hotel Xenia in London. Further details follow soon. Vive la Chaine and Vive le Sabre d’Or!
June 14, 2019
On Friday 14th and Saturday 15th June 2019, join us to try the Chef’s Table at The Churchill in Marylebone! Vice-Charge de Mission Ben Purton has arranged for a special menu with wine pairings at this beautiful Hyatt Regency property on Portman Square. Details and booking form available soon!
May 11, 2019
Vive la Chaine! The Jeune Chaine celebrates France during the 60th anniversary of the London Bailliage with a Diner Amical at long-standing member venue Le Beaujolais in Covent Garden.
April 11, 2019
A wonderful opportunity to dine at The Clink at HMP Brixton and experience first-hand the amazing work being done by the Chaine GB’s elected charity! Inmates participating in The Clink’s training programme will be preparing and serving a delicious dinner with flights of mocktails. Details to follow.
February 13, 2019
Join us for delightful French fare in Knightsbridge, at this wonderful neighbourhood favourite to catch up after "silly season". Limited to 30 places so please book early to avoid disappointment. For enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 9, 2019
The Jeune Chaine kicks off 2019 with a steak dinner at MASH in Soho!
January 11, 2019
The London bailliage is proud to support The Clink at its annual ball - providing training, jobs and support to facilitate non-reoffending.
December 9, 2018
A firm annual favourite! Put the date in your diary now, this event is always a sell-out! Headed up by Anton Mosimann (OBE), Mosimann’s has been a family run business for over 30 years and holder of the Royal Warrant by Appointment to HRH The Prince of Wales for Catering Services since 2000. Join us for a beautiful Christmas lunch at the exclusive Mosimann’s Club featuring festive cuisine, gorgeous decorations and lashings of champagne! Held together with the London City Bailliage.
November 23, 2018
The next national OMGD event will be held in London at the beautiful Carlton Towers Hotel - a special Winemakers Dinner hosted by Allegra Antinori and Luca Soldo. OMGD members can sample some gorgeous vintages including the famous Tignanello!
November 6, 2018
Catch up with other Chaine members over a private dinner at this exquisite Basque restaurant!
Courtesy of Maitre Hotelier David Monson, we are delighted to be holding an intimate members dinner at the one-star Michelin restaurant Ametsa, at the Como Halkin hotel in Belgravia.
Ametsa with Arzak Instruction is a unique collaboration between Elena Arzak – voted Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef in 2012 – along with her father Juan Mari Arzak, and Mikel Sorazu, Igor Zalakain and Xabier Gutierrez. Arzak has held 3 Michelin stars for over 20 years. We will enjoy a bespoke 6-course menu with wine pairings. Seating will be limited to 22 people, so early reservations are encouraged.
October 4, 2018
The highlight of the year! The Chapitre starts on 4th October and runs until Sunday 7th October. This event promises to have the usual compliment of fine dinners, convivial lunches and events and outings to suit everyone. For full details and reservation information, please visit https://www.chaine.co.uk/grand-chapitre/register#/
September 7, 2018
Fabulous opportunity to experience an iconic venue, with Maitre Restauateur Matthew Rivett. The Oriental Club takes the quality of its food and wine seriously. The Executive Chef, Wesley Smalley, has the very highest credentials and a passion for delicious food created from fresh, seasonal ingredients. Wesley’s exciting international career has seen him work in Spain, Thailand and Australia, in some of London’s most respected restaurants (The Ivy, Charlotte’s Bistro) and with renowned chefs like Mark Hix and Jean-Christophe Novelli. In his own right, Wesley has been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand and two AA Rosettes.
August 19, 2018
Join Maitre Restaurateur Andrew Randall and catch up with other Chaine members over a delicious menu to celebrate the beginning of grouse season!
July 7, 2018
Experience the Food Show first-hand with Maitre Restaurateur Andrew Gosling. With over 28 years of expertise in creating spectacular food and inspiring events, Food Show are one of the premium event caterers in London. This dinner will be held at the fascinatingly historic Trinity House, next to the Tower of London. Trinity House has been safeguarding shipping and seafarers around Britain since its establishment in 1514 (https://www.trinityhouse.co.uk/about-us).
June 18, 2018
Duddells has a Michelin star in Hong Kong, and this is their first London venture. Maitre Restaurateur Chef Daren Liew will be looking after us.
We will experience four loaded courses of some of the best Cantonese food in London, with great wine pairings and a champagne reception. We will be seated on the mezzanine within Duddell’s overlooking the beautiful interior of the restaurant, with a view of the 350-year-old church facade. For more information and bookings please contact email@example.com.
May 18, 2018
OMGD/Chaine WInemakers Dinner at M Victoria hosted by the Chief Winemaker of Yalumba, Louisa Rose.
March 23, 2018
A highlight of the year! Help support and recognize young professionals
March 10, 2018
Joint event with Chilterns Bailliage, hosted by Maitre Restaurateur Mayur Nagarale, who presents a stunning menu of continental dishes inspired by Asian ingredients. This restaurant receives rave customer reviews,"Worthy of a Michelin Star in the near future. An amazing culinary experience for an Airport Hotel. Leave room for deserts or you will regret. An impressive wine list by any standard. A must must try."
January 26, 2018
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.
December 10, 2017
Again we meet to enjoy Christmas lunch at Mosimanns Club in Belgravia. To take delight in the tremendous ambience and good food conjured up by the Mosimann Family and their staff. We are joined by our friends in our sister Bailliage, London City.
October 14, 2017
Belmond British Pullman Vintage Train - An event organised by Thames Valley, London and London City Bailliage.
September 20, 2017
The Nipa Thai restaurant in the Royal Lancaster Hotel is the real Thai experience, with Thai chefs and front of house staff. Their beautifully prepared dishes and decor take you back to Bangkok. A must for lovers of Thai cuisine.
April 3, 2017
Ametsa, Halkin Hotel 18.30 Reception, 19.15 dinner; 22.00 Carriages
February 8, 2017
Partridges, Wednesday 8th February 2017 6.00pm to 6.30pm; Dinner served at 6.30pm; Carriages at 21.00hrs
January 1, 2017
List of London 2017 Events
December 3, 2016
London Bailliage Annual Christmas Luncheon at Mosimanns
December 3, 2016
Christmas Gathering at Mosimanns Saturday, 3rd December 2016
September 2, 2016
Modern and forward, Kona denotes comfort and cosiness and celebrates the provenance and proximity of the cuisine sources
June 24, 2016
The Carlton Club was founded in 1832 and continues today in a beautiful Georgian clubhouse in the exclusive St James’s area of London.
April 28, 2016
Welcoming the London members of Chaine des Rotisseurs at the Institute of Directors, we are delighted to present Sinatra Jukebox with Gary Williams
February 17, 2016
We will start with canapés / tapas with Partridges Champagne, the wines will be from the Chateau Lafite stable as they make other wines apart from the Chateau Lafite under the supervision of their wine maker. Andrew Napier from Lafite will be guiding us through the wines.
December 5, 2015
Christmas at Mosimanns - flyer and booking form to be circulated shortly.
October 27, 2015
The Stafford Hotel, London
September 18, 2015
Milestone Hotel, London
July 24, 2015
Carlton Club, London
May 8, 2015
Joint London and City Event
April 19, 2015
AGM from 12.00 – 12.30 followed by champagne and a hot buffet luncheon from 12.30 – 16.00hrs
February 11, 2015
Partridges Welcomes Bailliage de Londres Wednesday, 11 February 2015 (6.00pm – carriages at 9pm) Duke of York Square, Kings Road, SW3
December 7, 2014
2014 Christmas Gathering at Mosimann’s
September 15, 2014
Malcolm John has invited us to Le Vacherin, in Chiswick - a restaurant known to many of you, and we have been delighted to accept.
Tickets will be £90 for each member and their their one principal guest: further guest tickets will be £95
August 10, 2014
We have been invited back to the St James’ Court Hotel (formerly known as the Crowne Plaza Hotel) in Buckingham Gate SW1 for a spit-roasted lamb luncheon in the Courtyard of the hotel.
July 20, 2014
Once again we are invited to take lunch aboard the "Lotus" floating Chinese restaurant in Docklands. We will be able to accommodate up to forty people; and so early booking is recommended. Old China hands pronounced the restaurant "right"; and one even discovered that he knew the owning family from Hong Kong days
June 24, 2014
"Mon Plaisir", Monmouth Street, London WC2H 9 DD at 7pm for 7:30pm
May 23, 2014
In support of our GB Charity we will be visiting the newly-opened "Clink" restaurant at brixton Prison for a non-alcoholic hunch which was to have taken place in February but which had to be postponed for prison security reasons
April 25, 2014
A Grand Diner to be held at Innholders’ Hall in the City, under the supervision of Michelin-starred Helmut Berger
March 17, 2014
Bar Remo is a family-run, Italian restaurant and cafe in Princes Street W1 between Hanover Square and Oxford Circus. THe menus bear family photographs of several generations.
Tickets will be £65 for members and designated principal guests, and £70 for additional guests
February 17, 2014
We have been invited to a pre-opening event at the new training restaurant run by our sponsored UK charity "The Clink".
January 19, 2014
We are invited to Chad Rahman’s award-winning restaurant in St Albans for lunch. Chad recently won the award as the Best Spice Restaurant in the South-East at the recent "Curry Oscars". His cooking is a fusion of British, French and Hindi styles, and he offers us an excitingly-different (but not too "hot") menu, which the first sixteen to book will be able to experience
December 15, 2013
As usual, we try to put on something a little special for our last event of the year, and, once again, it is a Sunday lunch which is proposed, at a venue which you all know and love. Our hosts have very kindly held the price to that obtaining at our last visit (£125) and so we will be asking that price, with a £10 supplement for guests.
October 21, 2013
We are invited, once again, to Partridges in Duke of York Square, by our Vice-Echanson, Francois Ginther
October 4, 2013
The Grand Chapitre of Chaine GB will be held in London between 4th and 6th October. Those seeking induction or wishing to receive their promotions are particularly encouraged to attend.
August 4, 2013
The AGM of the London Bailliage will be held at noon on 4th August 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Buckingham Gate, London SW1. This will be followed by a spit-roasted lamb luncheon in the Courtyard of the hotel
June 21, 2013
Presenting the wines of Bodegas Remelluri at the Cavendish Hotel, Mayfair
May 14, 2013
March 22, 2013
March 17, 2013
A Dim Sum Sunday Lunch at a venue in Gerrard Street, Soho, known to our VCC, Matthew Bates
March 17, 2013
An italian meal at Bar Remo, a family-owned and run restaurant in Princes Street, Hanover Square. Elsa having handed over management to Marco, her son, the restaurant has been expanded and we will have their private dining area.
February 26, 2013
Tuesday 26th February is the date of our small event at Locanda Locatelli, arranged to bridge the gap between the OMGD Dinner and the Awards Dinner, for those unable to attend one or the other (or both!), or or those who just wish to join a group in one of London’s premier Italian restaurants
February 8, 2013
A dinner to enjoy the wines of Ch Pichon Longueville, presented by Christian Seely
January 13, 2013
We are proposing to have a Dim Sum lunch at a restaurant in Gerrard Street WI. the details and the date have yet to be finalised, but we are aiming for a Sunday, which should be easier for many, than during the conventional working week.
January 13, 2013
A Dim Sum lunch at a restaurant in Gerrard Street W1, known to our VCC, Matthew Bates
December 12, 2012
On the twelfth day of the twelfth month of the twelfth year of the millennium, we will be going, once again, to Vats, in Lamb’s Conduit Street (Holborn or Russell Square Underground) for our end-of-year event. We will meet at 7pm and dine at 7:30pm
October 23, 2012
We will be visiting a brand new restaurant within "Le Meridien" Hotel, Piccadilly, for which the menu is as follows:-
Denbies Whitedown Brut, England (Barrel-aged Negroni)
Trio of Duck, Roast Breast, Confit Leg and Foie Gras en Croute, Sauce aux Cerises
(Gavi di Gavi la Toledana, Domini Villa Lanata, Piemonta 2009/2010)
Roast Ballotine of English Partridge wrapped in Pancetta Parsnip Puree, Mixed Bean Cassoulet, Roast Jus
(Chateau Lamothe-Cissac, Cru Bourgeois, Haut-Medoc 2004)
Autumn Pudding Reform
(Sauternes Les Garonnelles, Lucien Lurton et Fils)
September 16, 2012
We are travelling to our loyal member Julie Cowpland, at Powder Mills Hotel, Battle in Sussex, for a Sunday luncheon in the beautiful setting of her hotel The AGM will precede this luncheon - and those who brave the meeting will be well-rewarded in the restaurant. We have an excellent menu; and Sedlescombe Vineyards will be sponsoring our wines and giving a short presentation, before luncheon.
June 6, 2012
The Bailliage will meet at "Le Colombier", 145 Dovehouse Street, Chelsea Square, at 7pm for 7:30pm to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen
April 24, 2012
The bailliages of London, London City and Thames Valley run a joint Young Chef Regional Competition at Compass House, Chertsey. Contact Vic Laws email firstname.lastname@example.org
April 20, 2012
Our first visit to our member Francois Jobard and his team at Le St Julien. The ticket price will be £75 for members and £80 for guests. The number of places is limited to forty-four; and so speed is recommended if you wish to attend what promises to be a spectacular event, well worthy to follow our visit to the RAC
January 23, 2012
Continuing with what is becoming a tour of the London Clubs, as part of "hidden" London, we are delighted to announce that we will be dining at the RAC Club in Pall Mall, as guests of our newest quartet of professional members, the Director of the Club, the General Manager of the Epsom Clubhouse, the Food and Beverage Manager and, of course, the Chef, who have put together an excellent menu for us.
We dine in black tie, with regalia as appropriate, at 7pm for 7:30pm. Tickets will be £65 for members and their respective nominated usual guests, and £70 for further guests.
December 11, 2011
The Bailiage’s luncheon for the festive season will be held at Brown’s Hotel, on Sunday, 11th December at 12:30pm for 1pm
Places are likely to be limited to fifty; and so the earliest notification of serious interest to Peter Scrafton at email@example.com or at firstname.lastname@example.org desirable for the best chance of securing tickets, which will be priced at £105 for everyone.
Dress will be lounge suit with regalia, as appropriate
November 4, 2011
In order to prevent a revolt among the membership, we are returning to "Le Beaujolais" in Litchfield Street for more of Jean-Yves’ wonderful charcutier terrine, and for more of the fabulous cheese board maintained by Michel Grondin.
September 18, 2011
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the London Bailliage will be held on this date, at Partridges of Sloane Square, at 2-5 Duke of York Square, King’s Road, London SW3 4LY, commencing at 12:15pm. The formal part of the meeting will be followed by a barbecue, commencing at 1pm
September 5, 2011
The professional members of the London Bailliage are invited to a meeting at Mosimann’s, in West Halkin Street on 5th September 2011 at 10:30am to discuss what the Bailiage may do to help them in their businesses.
July 1, 2011
Grand Chapitre opens in Edinburgh and runs until 3sd July
June 5, 2011
Lotus Floating Chinese Restaurant, 5 Baltimore Walk, Poplar, London E14 (Close to Crossharbour DLR Station)
May 13, 2011
Lancaster Hotel, Lancaster Terace, London W2
April 15, 2011
Innholders’ Hall, 30 College Street, London EC4
February 11, 2011
Reform Club, Pall Mall, London SW1
December 12, 2010
September 7, 2010
June 12, 2010
April 28, 2010
February 17, 2010
December 13, 2009
October 20, 2009
Diner Amical, Le Beaujolais, 25 Litchfield Street, London, WC2 Interesting menu with either Tarte Tatin or a cheese board. The board consists of French only cheese with a tremendous variety.
September 6, 2009
Dejeuner Amicale at The Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel
June 24, 2009
Dinner at the Chesterfield Hotel Mayfair
April 28, 2009
Dinner at The Churchill Room, The Carlton Club, St. James
February 25, 2009
Dinner at Theo Randall at The InterContinental Park Lane
December 14, 2008
Christmas Lunch-Lounge Suit with insignia
October 25, 2008
Lunch-Lounge Suit with insignia