Dinner by Heston Blumenthal at The Mandarin Oriental - London

Enjoy a fabulous dinner at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal!

ASW Events Team
ASMALLWORLD members and their guests are invited to enjoy a luxurious dinner at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal at The Mandarin Oriental with London Community Manager Anastasia Chaplin!

Tables are booked for 20:00 sharp.

"It is never easy naming a restaurant. On this occasion, I wanted something that represented our menu that is inspired by historic British gastronomy, so I searched for a name that had a bit of history, but was also fun.In the past, the main meal -dinner-was eaten at midday, before it got too dark. But affordable candles and, later, gaslight saw dinner shift. By the mid-1800s people were dining later. People working in the cities were taking a 'lunch' to work and having their main meal at 5.00pm when they got home, while in rural areas the main meal was still taken at midday.

Even today, depending where you are in the British Isles, 'dinner' might be served at lunchtime, suppertime or, indeed, dinnertime!This made 'Dinner' the natural choice for its typically British quirky history and linguistic playfulness. If nothing else, I hope it's easy to remember."

— Heston


20 members and guests from 4 cities attended

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Starter

Meat Fruit (c.1500) - £24.50

Mandarin, chicken liver parfait & toasted bread

Hay Smoked Salmon (c.1730) - £23.50

Gentleman’s relish & pickled lemon salad

Salamagundy (c.1720) - £28

Smoked confit chicken, artichoke, marrowbone, horseradish cream & pickled walnuts

The Truffle (c.1500) - £28

Truffle, mushroom parfait & grilled bread

Frumenty (c.1390) - £29

Octopus, spelt, smoked sea broth, pickled dulse & lovage

Mains

Lamb & Cucumber (c.1830) - £50

Short saddle of lamb with cucumber heart, sweetbread, peas & dill

Black Foot Pork Chop (c.1820) - £52

Smoked hispi cabbage, ice cider, pickled onion & Robert sauce

Roast Halibut & Green Sauce (c.1440) - £48

Braised chicory, parsley, pepper, onion & eucalyptus

Braised Celery (c.1730) - £40

Gruyere, girolles, truffle, cider apple & smoked walnuts

Hereford Ribeye (c.1830) - £54

Mushroom ketchup & chips

Fillet of Hereford Beef (c.1830) - £58

Mushroom ketchup & chips


Sides

Buttered bay carrots - £7

New potatoes - £7

Savoy cabbage & onions - £7

Mixed leaf salad - £7

Chips - £7


Dessert

Tipsy Cake (c.1810) - £19.50

Spit roast pineapple

Brown Bread Ice Cream (c.1830) - £18.50

Salted butter caramel, pear & malted yeast syrup

Sambocade (c.1390) - £19.50

Goats milk cheesecake, elderflower, apple, pickled blackberries & walnuts

Chocolate Tart (c.1820) - £18.50

Lime jam, frozen yoghurt & coconut ice cream

British Cheese - £20

Apple & plum chutney, fig & perry cheese, oat cakes & seeded crackers


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