Fully Licensed Restaurants in Formal Surrounds with Faultless Grand Traditional Service
These restaurants meet the strictest formal international standards of grand traditional service, cuisine and décor. The dining room should not only be decorated with the most luxurious of décor and be formally set with the finest linen, crockery, cutlery, and crystal glassware, but it should also boast spectacular views and/or original paintings, artwork and fixtures.
The building where the restaurant is situated should be unique in its architectural design or historical significance. Service should be outstanding and a formally appointed maître d' (Head Waiter) should be in attendance. Wait staff should be uniformed in formal attire and trained in the art of silver service & gueridon service. A classical pianist or other elegant live music should be playing, and valet parking should be available.
Degustation menus, vegetarian menus & private dining rooms should all be available, and complimentary pre dinner hors d’oeuvres served. A fully accredited sommelier should be present to assist with wine selection. The wine list must be extensive, offering a wide selection of contemporary & boutique international and local wines all cellared under temperature controlled conditions. A separate cocktail and Bar area should be available for pre of after dinner drinks. Formal attire is the minimum dress code for these establishments.