National Whisky Day. National Whisky Day is taking place on 21st May, this occasion is celebrated by whisky lovers worldwide. To help you celebrate this day in ease we have summed up the history of whisky and included some quick serves for this weekend. The term ‘whisky’ derives originally from the Gaelic ‘uisge beatha’, or ‘usquebaugh’, meaning ‘water of life’. Unsurprisingly, as whisky was involved, exact dates of the origins of whisky have been forgotten! The first written record of… read more
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At BB we believe in mindful eating. We think about food – all the time. What to eat, when to eat it, where it comes from, how to cook it, how to be more adventurous. And we talk about it too. From the Grande Fromage down, we know food, and we know you know food too. So join us chez nous, where the conversation starts around the table….
Last month we had the pleasure of visiting the Bombay Sapphire distillery to gain an understanding of the world class process that goes into making their signature gins. While at the distillery we were offered a private masterclass with one of their long term brand ambassadors which gave us a chance to understand the importance of a perfectly paired garnish and tonic. The history of the distillery The Bombay Sapphire distillery is situated within the historic Laverstoke Mill in Hampshire…. read more
FoodLaLa was originally created just over two years ago with the name ‘BBKind’. During the height of the pandemic we realised that there was a need for a community filled with kindness, hope and importantly all things food. After a successful two years and a lot of changes in that time we decided to give this lovely group a little revamp, enter FoodLala. FoodLala echoed our love for food and also our French roots. Foodlala is a place for fun… read more
Wednesdays = Steak Night across all our Brasserie Blanc’s. From Wednesday 4th May, we have an offer that you are going to really enjoy sinking your teeth into. From 5pm, order any two steaks (any size) & receive a complimentary bottle of wine plus three delicious new sauces entirely on the house; balsamic ketchup, aged black garlic mayonnaise and beef bordelaise marrow sauce – no one serves steak better! To avoid disappointment, book ahead to reserve your table and sit… read more
Last week we had the pleasure to spend time with the team at Laverstoke Park Farm to get an insiders perspective on how they produce their signature Buffalomi cheese which is the star ingredient of our vegetarian burger. What struck us was the attention to every detail in the production process: from buying the manufacturing equipment from the home of halloumi, Cyprus, to hand packaging and sealing the products, the passion and care they show was apparent. Every stage of… read more
We are delighted to be celebrating our charity partnership with the Marine Conservation Society with a “design a t-shirt” competition which launches on the 1st April. The theme of the competition is “Celebrate our seas” which will give you plenty of creative scope to design a winning entry. There are two categories to enter: Children’s Competition – open to all children aged 12 and under. If you are visiting one of our brasseries you can enter on the back of… read more