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Get your culinary and literary fill with Lowndes Bar & Kitchen’s new ‘Book and Brunch Sundays’


Get your culinary and literary fill with Lowndes Bar & Kitchen’s new ‘Book and Brunch Sundays’

Belgravia neighbourhood restaurant launches Sunday brunch menu including a complimentary book selected by Belgravia Books

London, 14 February 2017: With World Book Day approaching on 2 March, Lowndes Bar & Kitchen is unveiling its new Book and Brunch Sundays to add some literary bliss to brunch in Belgravia.  Launching on Sunday 26 February, the Book and Brunch Sundays set menu brings together the best of the friendly neighbourhood restaurant’s new brunch menu with bottomless tea or coffee, fresh juice and a brand new paperback specially selected by nearby Belgravia Books.

Beginning with Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes’ latest novel, Belgravia, which takes readers back to the establishment of London’s grandest postcode, the choice of book included in the Book and Brunch Sundays offer will change monthly.  Subsequent paperbacks will include award-winning author Rose Tremain’s The Gustav Sonata which was shortlisted for the 2016 Costa Novel Award, 2016 Man Booker Prize-shortlisted Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Canadian author Madeleine Thien and London-based author Rowena Macdonald’s debut novel, The Threat Level Remains Severe.

In addition to a copy of the book of the month, a fresh juice and bottomless tea or coffee, the Book and Brunch Sundays set menu will kick off with a choice of Coconut milk porridge with blueberries; Maple syrup granola with yoghurt and blackberries; or a fresh fruit platter. 

Following their first course, guests will be able to choose from a range of hot dishes, including Poached eggs with smashed avocado and chilli on toasted sour dough; Caramelised vegetable and chorizo frittata with courgettes, red onions, feta cheese and spicy chorizo sausage; and Brioche French toast with sautéed bananas, caramel sauce and Cornish clotted cream.

Lowndes Bar & Kitchen’s latest collaboration with local independent bookstore Belgravia Books follows the launch of Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel’s ‘Belgravia Lending Library’ in 2016. Featuring novels by local authors, glossy coffee table books on Belgravia brands and biographies of former residents, the unique collection is housed in Lowndes Bar & Kitchen and the hotel’s Map Room function space and is available for all guests to borrow from during their visit or stay. 

The Book and Brunch Sunday set menu at Lowndes Bar & Kitchen will cost £30 per person.  Brunch dishes are also available a la carte.  For those wishing to treat themselves or make a special occasion of it, a Bottomless Bubbles option can be added for £15 per person.

For more information or to reserve a table, visit www.lowndesbarandkitchen.co.uk/bookandbrunch or call 020 7858 7223.  Hotel guests at Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel will continue to benefit from a 20% discount at Belgravia Books on presentation of their room key card in the store.

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Notes to Editors:

Forthcoming Book and Brunch Sundays titles are:

  • Sunday 26 February – Sunday 26 March 2017: Belgravia, Julian Fellowes
  • Sunday 2 April – Sunday 30 April 2017: The Gustav Sonata, Rose Tremain
  • Sunday 7 May – Sunday 28 May 2017: Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Madeleine Thien
  • Sunday 4 June – Sunday 25 June 2017: The Threat Level Remains Severe, Rowena Macdonald

About Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel:

Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel is a boutique hotel in Belgravia featuring 88 contemporary bedrooms and suites designed to suit the needs of both the leisure and business traveller. The relaxed Lowndes Bar & Kitchen offers guests all-day dining from its modern British menu in comfortable surroundings with a heated patio providing outside seating year-round. The hotel’s intimate meeting room is ideal for smaller events and private dining. Guests have complimentary access to all facilities at the nearby Jumeirah Carlton Tower, including The Peak Health Club & Spa.

About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new lifestyle hotel brand VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; Jumeirah SiriusTM and its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury hotels in China, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com

For further information or images please contact:
Sarah Zezulka
Director of Communications
Jumeirah Carlton Tower & Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel
+44 (0)207 858 7160


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