This summer, Bordeaux Index is repeating their star-studded zero-corkage offer that Jancis first mentioned on the Members' forum way back in 2009, only this time with a veritable galaxy of choice. This is what they say:
After dozens of customer requests we are delighted to announce the return of 'Michelin Madness' – and 2011 is the best offer yet. In 2009 we brought you 3 stars… In 2010 we brought you 4 stars… this year we bring you 7 stars across London!
The common denominator of these five establishments is of course the highly successful restaurateur Nigel Platts-Martin, but the day-to-day work undertaken by co-owners Phil Howard, Brett Graham and Bruce Poole is what makes these restaurants tick.
We are offering Bordeaux Index customers an outstanding opportunity to dine without paying corkage.
Five of London's top Michelin-starred restaurants, The Square (2*), The Ledbury (2*), Chez Bruce (1*), La Trompette (1*) and The Glasshouse (1*) would like to extend the opportunity of bringing your own wine for six weeks this summer, free of corkage. Full details of the offer below.
6-10 Bruton Street
+44 (0)207 495 7100
Since opening in 1991 The Square has been second to none for fine dining and perhaps more importantly (for some) fine drinking. Despite its two Michelin stars, The Square has an extremely well-priced and well-chosen wine list and is one of the most 'wine friendly' restaurants in town. Restaurant owners Nigel Platts-Martin & Philip Howard's ideal was simple, to produce impeccable seasonal ingredients accurately cooked and brought together on the plate in a harmonious, elegant, yet satisfying manner.
127 Ledbury Road
+44 (0)207 792 9090
The Ledbury in Notting Hill is now well and truly on the culinary map. The Ledbury and its Chef/Owner Brett Graham seem to have won every award going in the past year or so. No wonder tables are so sought after! Brett continues to produce some of (if not THE best) food in Britain. 'I travel the world showing my wines with great food, but I have never experienced food and wine matching like this' – Egon Müller on The Ledbury.
2 Bellevue Road
+44 (0)20 8672 0114
One of the most famous restaurants in the UK, Chez Bruce was set up by Bruce Poole and Nigel Platts-Martin in 1995. Their objective from the outset was to serve the very best food in a relaxed, informal yet thoroughly professional environment. In 16 years it has gone from strength to strength and is now regarded as one of Britain's legendary eating establishments.
5-7 Devonshire Rd
+44 (0)20 8747 1836
La Trompette (nearest tube Turnham Green) is owned by Nigel Platts-Martin and Bruce Poole, the partnership behind Chez Bruce and The Glasshouse. It therefore serves some of the best food in London but without the formality or prices associated with the capital's top-end establishments. The comfortable and stylish dining room is a vibrant, busy and friendly place to be, with service that is highly professional yet relaxed and informal.
14 Station Parade
+44 (0)20 8940 6777
The Glasshouse (situated immediately adjacent to Kew Gardens Underground) is owned by Nigel Platts-Martin and Bruce Poole, the partnership behind Chez Bruce in Wandsworth and La Trompette in Chiswick. Since it opened in 1999, The Glasshouse has delivered a dining experience of the highest quality in comfortable and relaxed surroundings.
Booking requests strictly by email only to the restaurant and must cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
Restriction of 1 bottle per person applies.
Offered subject to availability in the restaurant and at the following times:
Square: Lunch Mon-Fri, Dinner 7 days
Ledbury: Lunch Tues-Fri
Chez Bruce: Lunch 7 days, Dinner Sun-Tues
Trompette: Lunch 7 days, Dinner Sun-Fri
Glasshouse: Lunch 7 days, Dinner Sun-Fri (not in conjunction with any other offer)
Offer runs 18 Jul 2011 to 31 Aug 2011.