Apsleys Valentine’s Menu 2012

Posted by Paul Handley on Mon 6th February 2012 at 09:34 AM, Filed in Fine DiningLuxury FoodLuxury Hotels
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Apsleys, A Heinz Beck Restaurant which can be found in the iconic Lanesborough Hotel in London always host the most beautiful Valentine’s Day dinners and this year will be no exception.

The restaurant will be offering a seven course tasting menu devised by three Michelin starred chef, Heinz Beck.

Apsleys’ stunning Venetian-style dining room, with its glass roof and plush upholstery, is one of London’s most beautiful dining spaces, an elegant setting for any occasion. On Valentine’s night, the restaurant will have live piano music playing and every woman will receive flowers on the night.

If you are looking to impress this Valentine’s, this is where you need to be! The Lanesborough has long enjoyed its status as one of the world’s most luxurious and lauded hotels and the involvement of Heinz Beck at Apsleys has only furthered this enviable reputation.

Opened in September 2009, Beck soon earned the restaurant its own Michelin Star, when in February 2010 it became the fastest London establishment to be bestowed with the award.

The Executive Chef, Massimiliano Blasone, is a prodigy who has worked with Beck for 11 years and is responsible for ensuring the quality and consistency of his menu.

The wonderful and very tempting Valentine’s menu is below -


Foie gras, artichoke and sweet wine jelly
I Capitelli 2008 – Anselmi

Sea scallops, green asparagus and black truffle
Greco di Tufo 2010 – Feudi di San Gregorio

Aubergine tortellini with tomato coulis
Vernaccia di san Giminiano 2010 – Teruzzi & Puthod

Langoustine, fennel and potato
Lugana “ Brolettino” 2009 – Ca’ dei Frati

Dover sole, bread crust and ratatouille
Chardonnay 2008 – Planeta

Challans Duck with Jerusalem artichoke and salsify
Tassinaia 2006 – Castello del Terriccio

St. Valentines Dessert
Moscato rosa 2009 – Franz Haas

7 courses Tasting Menu - £160 per person
7 courses Tasting Menu with matching wines- £230 per person

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