Historic Gourmet Escape At Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

Hong Kong, 18 November 2013 – Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London is offering a new Historic Gourmet Escape. Guests can enjoy luxurious accommodation at London’s premier address overlooking Hyde Park, dining at two Michelin starred DINNER by Heston Blumenthal, and a copy of Heston Blumenthal’s new Historic Heston book signed by the Chef.

Historic Heston, reveals for the first time the Chef’s years of research into Britain’s historic gastronomic past that has resulted in such iconic dishes as Meat Fruit, found on the menu at DINNER by Heston Blumenthal. The book charts a quest for identity through the best of British cooking that stretches from medieval to late-Victorian recipes.

DINNER by Heston Blumenthal, located at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, opened to outstanding acclaim in January 2011 and is ranked 7th in the World in the The S. Pellegrino ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2013’. The restaurant received its second Michelin star in September of this year. Heston Blumenthal and Fat Duck Group Executive Chef Ashley Palmer-Watts worked with food historians and from research at the British library to rediscover recipes from celebrated British culinary history. The result is a contemporary menu offering simple modern dishes, inspired by recipes dating as far back as the 14th century. The Tudor inspired Meat Fruit dish is a particular favourite with diners worldwide. The restaurant interiors, designed by Adam D. Tihany, combine a magical array of bespoke historic detail while the origins of the word ‘Dinner’  in the English language, typify Heston Blumenthal’s precise, playful and innovative approach to dining.

The new Historic Gourmet Escape is based on two adults sharing and includes

  • One night accommodation in a Knightsbridge Room with indulgent amenities
  • Full English breakfast 
  • A reservation for lunch or dinner for two at DINNER by Heston Blumenthal with a GBP 200 credit per room (timings for lunch or dinner will be confirmed by the reservations team on receipt of the reservation and are subject to availability) 
  • A signed copy of Heston Blumenthal’s new Historic Heston cookbook 

The Historic Gourmet Escape at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park starts from GBP 899, inclusive of VAT and exclusive of a 5% discretionary service charge, and is subject to availability, blackout dates may apply. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly on +44 (0) 207 201 3773, via email molon-resevations@mohg.com, or through the direct online reservations service, www.mandarinoriental.com/london

About Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

With bustling Knightsbridge on its doorstep and leafy Hyde Park at its rear, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is London’s most prestigious address. Blending sumptuous guestrooms with a world-leading spa and a stylish bar, it is the definitive destination for a luxury escape. And with two award-winning restaurants including Bar Boulud, London and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, the first London restaurant for one of the UK’s most renowned chefs, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park stands at the culinary centre of the capital.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 44 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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Sarah Cairns
Director of Communications 

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