Regency Banquet at the Royal Pavilion, Brighton
Saturday 30 September 2023
We invite you to enjoy a Regency Banquet in the spectacular surrounds of the Banqueting Room at The Royal Pavilion, Brighton.
Presented by a brigade of talented local chefs, vintners and drink producers, this one-off fine dining evening on Saturday 30th September 2023 will intrigue and delight your senses with five courses of Regency-inspired dishes matched with drinks typical of the early 1800s.
Click here to discover more about your hosts for the evening and our sumptuous menu, and learn about The Royal Pavilion’s most famous chef – Antonin Carême – alongside the Regency cuisine that has inspired us.
On the night, we will be holding a silent auction fundraiser in aid of The Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust featuring exclusive hospitality, food and drink experiences.
‘G & Tea Spritz’ welcome cocktail served in the Great Kitchen, 6.30pm
presented by Brighton Gin & MDTEA
Dinner is served in the Banqueting Room, 7.00pm
hosted by Henry Butler (Butler’s Wine Cellar) & Allison Ferns (BBC Sussex)
Regency Canapés & Macaroon “Croquembouche”
presented by Julien Plumart
Brighton Smoked Salmon Profiterole, Lemon & Chive Cream
Vintage Truffle Cheddar & White Chocolate Macaroon
Ginger Bread Millefuille, Brighton Blue, Confit Pear & Gewürztraminer
Onion Crème Brûlée, Hazelnut Sable, Comte Grand Reserve
Matched wine: Filipa Pato 3B sparkling, Portugal
Matched tea-based soft: Sparkling white tea
Poached Turbot on a bed of mango, pineapple, pomegranate & chilli salsa
presented by Chef Sabu Joseph
Matched wine: Raza Vinho Verde, Portugal
Matched tea-based soft: ‘The Devil Is A Woman’ – green tea, lemon & ginger
Silent charity auction for The Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust
Tornedo of Dry Aged Beef, Wild Mushroom & Artichoke Vol Au Vent,
Braised Heritage Carrot & Truffle Jus
presented by Chef Simon Mckenzie
Matched wine: Herdade Sao Miguel, Portugal
Matched tea-based soft: Oolong Poppy & Cocoa Nibs
Ice Cream Bombe Glacé
Coffee, Apricot Kernel & Amaretto
presented by Seb Cole, Boho Gelato
Matched wine: Barbeito Malvasia Madeira, Portugal
Matched tea-based soft: Hojicha roasted green tea
Red Leicester, Stilton,
Biscuits & Chutney
Matched wine: Niepoort Ruby Dum Port, Portugal
Matched tea-based soft: ‘Salome Kick’ – rooibos & aniseed
The Small Print:
Tickets for the dinner are £150 including VAT. This includes a welcome cocktail and tea-based soft drinks.
If you wish to upgrade to the matched wine package from Butler’s Wine Cellar, this is an additional £50 per person and must be pre-booked in advance.
Tickets for individuals, couples and small groups are available to buy from www.chefsimonmckenzie.com. Bookings for 6 guests or more can be arranged via bank transfer if preferred. Full payment is required in advance. Due to the nature of this event tickets are non-exhangeable and non-refundable.
Tables are shared and seat 10 guests. Please notify us in advance if you wish to sit with guests from another booking.
On the night we offer our gourmet standard menu and a vegetarian menu which must be booked in advance. A NGI option is also available if notified in advance. There are no substitutions. Please be aware that due to the nature of catering in a heritage property that we cannot guarantee an allergen-free kitchen.
Guests must arrive in good time for our 6.30pm start. Courses will be served to a strict timeline with seating for dinner at 7pm prompt.
This event is only suitable for age 18 or over.
Buy tickets via the link below