August 31, 2020
Looking for somewhere to lay your head as well as eat? Look no further than these exclusive getaways in our Top 100 Auction, including a stay in the Royal Suite at opulent London hotel Mandarin Oriental (including exclusive in-room meal with Dinner By Heston Blumenthal); a two-night foodie break at Forest Side in Cumbria; and the ultimate experience at Moor Hall, the current National Restaurant of the Year.
Stay at Claridge’s and dine at Davies and Brook
Chef Daniel Humm’s move into the capital with high-end restaurant Davies and Brook at Claridge’s has cemented the hotel’s reputation as one of the finest in Europe. The chef at Eleven Madison Park, a former Best Restaurant in the World, has helped create a smart, opulent and modern dining experience that you and a guest will be able to experience – but not before you’ve partaken in pre-dinner cocktails at the famous Claridge’s Bar beforehand. This lot also includes an overnight stay for two at one of Claridge’s super luxurious suites, with the experience rounded off in style the following morning with an English breakfast.
Weekend for 2 in Barcelona with meal at El Celler de Can Roca
Experience the delights of the on-time World’s Best Restaurant with this weekend trip away to one of Europe’s culinary hotspots courtesy of Estrella Damm, the beer of Barcelona. You and a friend will jet off to the Catalan capital where a driver will take you to a four-star city centre hotel for a two-night stay. You’ll also have transfers to and from the Roca brothers’ famous El Celler de Can Roca for two fully inclusive of a wine pairing menu and Estrella Damm beers.
Two-night foodie break for two at Forest Side
This Michelin-starred restaurant is located in a beautiful country house hotel set among the magical Lake District landscape. Stay for Sunday and Monday nights in one of its fabulous master suites and enjoy a full Cumbrian breakfast on both mornings. This food-lovers’ stay includes a morning and afternoon with head chef Paul Leonard on the Monday, where he will take you through Forest Side’s amazing kitchen garden and then lead a cookery lesson demonstrating how he and his team puts its menus together. There will also be an eight-course dinner on the Sunday night.
The Ultimate Moor Hall experience
The current National Restaurant Of The Year has dug deep to offer the Ultimate Moor Hall Experience for one very lucky bidder. For two people, the package includes an overnight stay at the seminal Lancashire restaurant, a tour of the gardens, where most of the kitchen’s fresh produce is grown, time prepping in the kitchen with the team including a light lunch, an eight course dinner with wine pairing and – finally – a full breakfast the next day. Come and find out what makes Mark Birchall’s Moor Hall tick and why it’s considered the best place to eat in the country.
Mandarin Oriental and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal experience
Located by Hyde Park, five-star hotel Mandarin Oriental is home to Heston Blumenthal’s famous two Michelin-starred restaurant that has revived and the gastronomy of the past and reinvented it for the modern diner. You and a guest will enjoy a dinner where you’ll be able to sample iconic dishes such as the meat-fruit starter and tipsy cake with roasted pineapple all washed down wit matching wines before retiring to the hotel’s luxurious three-bed Royal Suite, its best in the hotel, that features a full-length balcony, kitchen and dining room for 10 for one of the most opulent overnight stays in the capital.
Dinner, bed and breakfast for two at The Bonnie Badger
Tom and Michaela Kitchin’s The Bonnie Badger is the couple’s latest venture and is located in the heart of East Lothian’s coastal village of Gullane. The pair are offering an overnight stay in a double occupancy room at this stylish pub, restaurant, rooms and garden where you will receive a welcome drink and sweet treats, a three-course a la carte meal and a bottle of house wine. You’ll then be treated to their award-winning breakfast the following morning to set you up perfectly for the rest of the day.