Bar Des Prés, a distinguished culinary haven nestled in Mayfair, is thrilled to unveil the intricate details of its extravagant New Year’s Eve celebration for 2023, promising a night of opulence and indulgence as guests welcome the dawn of 2024.
Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing allure of the 1920s at Bar Des Prés, where a carefully curated Great Gatsby-themed New Year’s Eve party awaits. Renowned French Chef Cyril Lignac, celebrated for his culinary prowess, has artfully crafted an experience that transcends the boundaries of time, transporting guests to the glitz and glamour of a bygone era.
The anticipation is palpable as the venue, known for its sultry ambience and meticulous attention to detail, undergoes a breathtaking transformation into an Art Deco wonderland.
Guests can expect an enchanting ambience, adorned with gold hanging façades, opulent ostrich feather centrepieces, and an array of inspired decorations that pay homage to the extravagance of the Roaring Twenties.
Each detail has been meticulously designed to create an immersive experience, capturing the essence of a time when indulgence and sophistication reigned supreme.
The star of this lavish affair is undoubtedly the carefully curated menu, a culinary masterpiece envisioned by Chef Cyril Lignac and his team. As the clock ticks towards midnight, guests will be treated to a gastronomic journey, commencing with a welcome coupe of Ruinart R paired with Crispy Tarama & Caviar, a symphony of flavours to tantalize the taste buds.
Delight in a selection of delicate Temari, paving the way for a gastronomic adventure that includes a Crunchy Mushroom Galette with truffle & Nikka Coffey tonka cream, expertly cut Yellowtail Carpaccio with spicy jalapeño and sharp ponzu, Langoustine Tortellini Bisque, and Grilled Scallops with tart yuzu creme and Lapsoung souchong tea sauce.
The grand finale of this culinary odyssey is a Mont Blanc pavlova, a delicate creation featuring rich chestnut Chantilly cream accompanied by confit yuzu clementine. Each dish is a testament to Chef Cyril Lignac’s commitment to culinary excellence, promising a symphony of flavours that will linger in the memories of guests well into the New Year.
Embrace the 1920s Glamour
To ensure that every guest has the opportunity to revel in this unparalleled experience, Bar Des Prés offers two exclusive seatings. The first, starting at 6.30 pm, provides a slightly reduced menu priced at £130pp, allowing early diners to partake in the festivities.
The second seating, commencing from 8.30 pm onwards, offers a more generous menu at £165pp, inviting guests to indulge in an extended culinary journey as they count down to the midnight festivities.
Bar Des Prés invites guests to step back in time and embrace the glamour of the 1920s by adorning themselves in attire reminiscent of the era. Gentlemen are encouraged to don tuxedos, suits, and bow ties, channelling the suave elegance of the time.
Meanwhile, ladies are invited to sparkle in flapper-style dresses adorned with fringe, feathers, and sequins, capturing the vivacity of the Roaring Twenties. The ambience will be further enhanced as DJs set the scene from 10 pm to 2 am, accompanied by a skilled saxophonist serenading guests throughout the evening.
The Pinnacle of Celebration
As the clock strikes midnight and the New Year unfolds, Bar Des Prés stands as the pinnacle of celebration in the capital. This highly coveted event promises not only a culinary journey through the ages but also an immersive experience that transcends the boundaries of time.
Celebrate with flair and extravagance, bidding farewell to 2023 in the grandeur of the Roaring Twenties and ushering in 2024 with style and sophistication at Bar Des Prés, the epitome of opulence and culinary excellence in Mayfair.