Bar Boulud, Knightsbridge’s award-winning French-inspired bistro and wine bar at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park,welcomes the New Year with a selection of new highlights showcasing the outstanding food, drink and service which have established its position as a leading London destination.
Recently, Bar Boulud has created anew collection of sausages to start New Year 2013 with a bang! The selection includes the Toulouse, a duck sausage served with a white bean stew, and the Choucroute,a house-made frankfurter with sauerkraut and pork belly, two of Bar Boulud’s sausages will even be available hot dog style o na bun. These additions will be available on the restaurant’s à la carte menu beginning January 2013 to compliment the Bar Boulud classics. Perfectly paired with the full range of beers available, Bar Boulud’s celebrated sausages are all prepared on site by the restaurant’s world class Charcutier.
There is a rare selection of beers on offer;many sourced from small, artisanal producers, including Schaehallion lager from Clackmannanshire in Scotland, Bellerose blond ale from France and Anchor Liberty Ale from San Francisco,California, served on tap. New for 2013 from 14 January, Bar Boulud launches abeer flight, inviting guests’ to taste a selection of three 75ml servings ofdraught beer for £5.
Along with the acclaimed beers, Bar Boulud’s commendedSommelier David Vareille will be opening a selection of special jeroboams and large-format wines from hiscellar to start 2013 in style. You might catch a glimpse of the theatrics duringJanuary as Vareille opens the world’s largest size of wine bottle, a Melchior of Château Les CarmesHaut-Brion 1999 and an Imperial of ChâteauLe Hourtin Ducasse 1996from Bordeaux. Savour a glass of either pairedperfectlywith Executive Chef Dean Yasharian’s Côte du Boeuf roast for two. In February, Vareille invites guests to take a taste of Amarone dellaValpolicella Gran Reserva 2006 Mattieli as he opens 36 hand-painted jeroboams during the month to accompany ChefYasharian’s smoked wild boar saddle on the bone, with the opportunityfor guests to take home an empty bottle!
BarBoulud also serves a Late Menu until midnight and a full selection of drinks and cocktails until 1am in the Bar and Lounge on Monday to Saturday. For early birds, Bar Boulud’s full à la carte menu is available continuously throughout the day from 12 noon in the restaurant and a £23per person three-course prix fix menu is served daily between 5 and 7pm, and showcasescelebrated Boulud signatures such as the Coqau Vin and Gâteau Basque. Formore information, click here.