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The Halkin - 20th Birthday


Halkin 20th Anniversary - 1110_Halkin_ITA_Halkin_20th_anniversary_(21)_small.jpgTHE EVENT: celebrating 20 years of five-star chic in Belgravia
VENUE & HOST: The Halkin Hotel (tel: 020 7333 1234, squaremeal.co.uk/nahm)
THE THEME: The bar was turned into a pop-up Assouline Culture Lounge, nahm became an open Thai kitchen and the restaurant’s private dining room was transformed into a Louis Roederer Champagne and Smith & Taylor wine tasting cellar
THE MENU: food from the award-winning nahm kitchens, including pomelo with roasted coconut, peanut and caramel dressing, pork tapioca dumplings, and steamed red curry of scallops with Thai basil leaves
TO DRINK: Champagne, wine and cocktails
ENTERTAINMENT: soul singer Alice Russell
ON THE GUESTLIST: 200 friends of the hotel, including Nicky Haslam, The Hon Miriam Marks, and Christine and Michael Buerk
IN THE GOODIE BAG: a key to one nights’ complimentary stay at The Halkin
TALKING POINT: the Aston Martin “cabs”
SUPPLIERS: Champagne, Louis Roederer; wine, Smith & Taylor; VIP car service, Aston Martin


This article first appeared in Square Meal Venues & Events, Autumn 2011.

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