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London’s Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Looking for top notch service and high quality food without booking through a ‘deal’ site?

The restaurants listed below have been recommended by Alex Wijeratna, Fordor’s leading restaurant critic exclusively for Tastour.
Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Here’s a list of the best lunch deals in London right now:

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Sartoria – £25-£30, 2/3 courses

Italian, glam but relaxed place on Savile Row run by celeb chef Francesco Mazzei

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Le Gavroche, £56, 3 courses with half bottle of wine

Classic French haute cuisine, Mayfair, old school plush basement time warp

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences#

Koffmann’s, £26, 3 courses

Knightsbridge, classic regional French cuisine by legend chef Pierre Koffmann, due to close in December

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Bar Boulud – £18-21, 2/3 courses

Modern US/French, great value and wide ranging gourmet French/US brasserie joint in the Mandarin Oriental

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

45 Jermyn St, £25.50-£29, 3 course

pre & post theatre menus, off Piccadilly, high class brasserie

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Spring – £27.50-£31.50, 2/3 courses

in grand setting in Somerset House, Modern British/Italian, highly seasonal


Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Bernardi’s – £18-£22, 2/3 courses

Marble Arch, Italian, fashionable and unfussy food

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Corrigan’s Mayfair – £25-£29, 2/3 courses

Mayfair, top end game and seafood salon

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Gymkhana – £25-£30, 2/3 courses

Mayfair, award-winning atmospheric and posh new wave Indian

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

The Ivy - £23.50-£27.50, 2/3 courses

Covent Garden, charming old school celeb haunt


Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Newman Arms – £19, 3 courses

Fitzrovia, amazing value, modern British food in tiny 1st floor dining in a Georgian pub

 

Londons Best Valued Lunch Experiences

Hereford Road, £13.50-£15.50, 2/3 courses

Queensway, modern British, best value set lunch in town
It's not a stufy ol wine tasting

The Best Wine Tasting in London

HOW TO TASTE WINE AND NOT WASTE TIME

Attention, Tastorians! This is not your ordinary stuffy old tasting! Tastour’s fun night of learning is filled with     one-liners, anecdotes and eye-popping facts.

Most people say they want to learn about wine, but often they can’t find the time for a course or don’t want to get bogged down with the details.  This entertaining and educational guided tasting is all about having fun, teaching you to spot the bargains and developing relationships with clients and colleagues.

For more information, drop a line 07919053064 or email info@tastour.co.uk 

What is speedTASTING?

In just over 2.5 hours, 6 different learning themes will be introduced in rounds by your friendly and professional host who, by the way, is just bursting with entertaining and memorable wine facts and tips.  After each round, with carefully organized seat swaps, you’ll move onto a different table where you are greeted with new, friendly faces and another set of generous tasting samples. The unique samples are a superb talking point and will really get your tongues wagging!

 

Your Key Messages Delivered:

By sharing your desired outcomes for the event, we can create a bespoke presentation which connects your core message using the metaphor of wine. Do you want to instill your companies core values, motivate sales teams, or increase communication within teams?  Ask us how we can help you achieve your goals.

 

What’s Included:

Wine: Informative entertainment presented by award-winning Kelly Bayliffe. You will be poured 10 generous servings of fine wines, all retailing at £10-30 per bottle.  Total volume served is just over 2 large glasses of wine.

*price may vary for specialty tasting samples.

Food: Each table will be decorated with nibbles such as grapes, crackers and nuts.  For an additional charge, we can arrange for passed canapés at the start of the event as people arrive.  These are beautiful and really tasty.   Between the reds and the whites or at the end of the tasting, we can serve a gorgeous spread of Charcuterie and Artesian Cheese.    As well as vegetarian options like, grilled artichokes, an array of quiches and roasted red pepper spreads.

Also included: Your Tastour host will facilitate the seating arrangements, if required. Price includes, congestion charge, parking, glass hire, ice, spittoons, 4 additional staff members

 

Suggested Venues:

Corkage charge and room hire will vary based on the amount of food ordered and the day/time of your event.

If you accept this initial proposal, we will be able to suggest venues within your budget.

 

About TASTOUR:

Award-winning Tastour offers exhilarating interactive tasting experiences, all revolving around food and drink.  If it has calories, we’ll excerise your palate.

 

To reach your companies desired outcomes, this proposal can be tailored to suit your needs.

 

Pre/Post Dinner Speaker

Are you hosting a formal luncheon or dinner? Why not make use of our talented Professional Speakers? Let them add a touch of class and even humour to your special gathering.

Pre/Post Dinner Speaker

 

Special Presentations on ‘Aging like a Fine Wine’ for birthday celebrations and ‘Team Work in the Vineyard’, for Sales meetings are just a couple of the motivational speeches we provide.

At your request we can, of course, add to your event by including some delicious tasting samples.

contact us for more information.

What makes us different – it’s like wine comedy!

How to book

Leadership & Teambuilding

At Tastour, we understand the importance of Leadership and Teambuilding events to the overall unity and success of any business.

Leadership & Teambuilding

We pride ourselves on hosting events that are not only unique and entertaining, but also ensure that each and every participant shares in the experience and incredible food and wine on offer.

Simply share your event objectives with us, and we can tailor-make the experience that will be a great investment in the growth and future success of your business.

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Client Entertaining and Business Networking

The value of building relationships within your business circles can never be underestimated.

Client Entertaining and Business Networking

Entertaining clients and forging new partnerships is integral to good business.   We specialise in social interactions that are not only conducive to good business, but will serve your specialised needs and create lasting impressions.

Experience first-hand why companies such as Morgan Stanley, Citibank and Georgetown University repeatedly book their business events through us.

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Birthdays, Celebrations & Engagements

Do you have a birthday or a special Anniversary coming up? Or perhaps you just have the spontaneous desire to hold a wine tasting party at home for good friends.

Birthdays, Celebrations & Engagements

An engaging and fun presentation and tasting of some of the world’s most wonderfully unique food & wines is an excellent way to spice up any party or celebration.

We take care of all the details and will ensure a successful event at any venue you choose, even your own home.  Let us entertain you and you’ll be the talk of the town.

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