Daphne’s, the beloved Chelsea institution, invites guests to immerse themselves in the spirit of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show through its captivating campaign, ‘The Lost Garden.’
Drawing inspiration from its founder, the renowned actress and casting director Daphne Rye, the restaurant presents a theatrical celebration that pays homage to the annual flower show. Step into a whimsical Italian countryside as the conservatory transforms into a mesmerizing oasis adorned with baroque statues, lush plantings, and an enchanting array of jasmine florals.
From now until the end of July, Daphne’s offers a unique twist on this year’s show, highlighting the rejuvenating power of gardens. Indulge in limited-edition dishes and an Italian-inspired cocktail menu crafted in partnership with Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto, allowing guests to sip, savour, and delight in the brighter days and longer nights of summer.
A Captivating Feast for the Senses
This spring, Daphne’s invites diners to experience the RHS Chelsea Flower Show like never before as the coveted conservatory becomes a vibrant tapestry of colour and greenery. Embracing its Italian heritage, the space showcases exquisite Florentine statues throughout the restaurant, complemented by seasonal jasmine and planters adorning the walls. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature while savouring the delectable offerings of Daphne’s.
A Toast to Nature’s Bounty
At Daphne’s, the bar team has joined forces with Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto to curate an enticing menu of refreshing libations. Indulge in the L’Aperitivo (£16.00), a delightful blend of Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto, Havana Club Especial, and bitters. Experience the zesty Bergamotto Spritz (£16.00), combining Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto, elderflower, grapefruit, Prosecco, and soda water—an ideal companion for a sunny spring day.
For a crisp and invigorating choice, try the limited-edition Primavera (£15.00), featuring Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto, Beefeater Gin, camomile tea, lemon, agave, and bitters. Alternatively, awaken your palate with the tantalizing Freschezza (£15.00), expertly crafted using Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto, Wyborowa Vodka, limoncello, lemon, and chilli bitters.
An Exquisite Culinary Journey
In addition to the enticing cocktails, guests at Daphne’s will have the pleasure of indulging in an array of limited-edition Italian dishes, meticulously prepared by Head Chef Michael Brown. Each dish is a testament to the spirit of spring and showcases edible floral decorations, further enhancing the enchanting atmosphere.
Drawing inspiration from Italy’s rich culinary heritage and diverse regional cuisine, Daphne’s offers a tantalizing selection of mouth-watering dishes made with the finest ingredients, lovingly prepared to delight the senses.
Embark on a culinary adventure at Daphne’s and experience the magic of ‘The Lost Garden’ campaign, transporting you to a realm of beauty and serenity. Celebrate the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and the restorative power of gardens while savouring delectable Italian cuisine and bespoke cocktails.