Enjoy alfresco dining at Bacchanalia, travel the world at The Churchill Bar and discover a secret garden at The Dilly
Opulent Bacchanalia – the latest glitzy dining destination by Richard Caring – has opened its new terrace.
Located on Mayfair’s Mount Street, the elegant alfresco space seats 28 guests and is decorated with lush greenery. Open daily from noon until 10.30pm, the menu embraces Mediterranean flavours with dishes such as Caesar salad with Amalfi lemon and dry cured egg yolk, zucchini linguine with aged feta, mint and breadcrumbs and lamb souvlaki with yoghurt, cucumber and mint.
Elsewhere, in Marylebone, The Churchill Bar (part of Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill) has launched a new cocktail menu for the summer months alongside a new design for its popular terrace on Portman Square.
UNITY celebrates the traditions of the bar team’s respective cultures with 12 signature cocktails that explore flavour and ingredient combinations inspire by the Americas, Asia and Europe.
Head to Central America with Mexica Empire – made using an award-winning Belize spirit, Rum Copalli – or enjoy a Mama Maria, inspired by the Med’s fruit farming heritage and made using Lakes Distillery The One whisky, a homemade juice of beetroot shrub and bell peppers and sweet vermouth.
There is also an opportunity to try Maestra Bertha, created using Casa Dragones tequila, Angostura Bitters and a black truffle perfume.
For a taste of Argentina this summer, head to the new Vineyard Terrace at Gaucho Piccadilly with a range of malbecs on offer with wines from Trapiche, one of the country’s oldest brands, alongside a South American menu with dishes such as seabass ceviche.
Alternatively, head to The Dilly on Piccadilly; the hotel has launched a pretty new ‘secret garden’ with the only outdoor balcony overlooking Piccadilly.
Terrace at The Dilly has partnered with Champagne Pommery to offer three champagne options, alongside two Château La Gordonne rosé wines and a menu of small bites until September.
At Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, enjoy a quintessentially British garden at the hotel's Hyde Park Garden. The drinks list features an extensive list of English sparkling wines – from Rathfinny to Roebuck – alongside a menu designed by the team behind two Michelin-star, Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. Inspired by British botanicals, produce is sourced from the British Isles where possible with signature dishes including Pea and Ham Hock Salad, Native Lobster and Pickled Lemon and a bountiful salad trolley to accompany the mains.
The hotel has partnered with timeless Savile Row brand, Hackett, to design the staff uniforms and there are N.Peal cashmere shawls as the temperature drops. Until September, a series of Summer Sessions events are planned including ‘Meet the Makers' toasting English sparkling wine on June 22 and a Lobster & Chips Feast with Rathfinny on July 15.