Located in London’s prestigious Grosvenor Square, The Biltmore Mayfair is the perfect glamorous home-away-from-home for London Fashion Week. The property is within enviable proximity to some of Mayfair coveted high-end boutiques in addition to the world-famous Oxford Street, Bond Street and Regent Street – so in the ultimate location to visit some of the week’s top shows and presentations to feel inspired before heading to the shops. In celebration of some events taking place in live action following a pandemic prompted hiatus, The Biltmore’s expert mixology team have carefully curated a menu which pays homage to the cities which host this timeless tradition season on season. Guests can enjoy following shows or as they enjoy the online digital presentations from select designers.
The cocktails are as follows:
Conceptualized in the New York Bar in Paris, the French75 is made of gin, lemon juice, sugar syrup which are combined in a shaker served in a flute and topped with champagne. Garnish with a lemon twist.
MILAN: NEGRONI SBAGLIATO
One of the world’s most recognizable Italian cocktails, The Biltmore’s Negroni Sbagliato is made by combining Campari, sweet vermouth and sparkling wine in a mixing glass before pouring over ice. Garnish with an orange slice.
LONDON: APPLE MARTINI
Invented in London, The Biltmore team has created a sweet, fruity twist on the traditional Martini. This innovative and tasty cocktail sees vodka, lime juice, apple liqueur, and sugar syrup shaken together and double strained into a coopete. Garnish with dried apple.
NEW YORK: SWEET MANHATTAN
One must never visit New York without tasting a Manhattan, and now The Biltmore has made it possible to toast to one of the great homes of fashion week from the comfort of Mayfair. Combined bourbon, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth, and angostura bitters in a mixing tin over ice before shaking and pouring into a martini glass. Garnish with an orange twist.
After a few tipples, head out onto the terrace of the recently opened Café Biltmore to enjoy a supper conceptualised by Michelin starred Jason Atherton before heading off to a peaceful slumber in one of the hotel’s glamorous suites.
HOW: Rates at The Biltmore Mayfair start from £309 on a B&B basis. Prices from cocktails start from £18