Greek Wine Dinner with Steve Daniel

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at 8.00pm

 

Steve Daniel joins us for one evening only at Blandford Comptoir and brings with him some of his favourite Greek wines!

On the 3rd of July, we meet Steve Daniel, Head of Buying at Hallgarten & Novum Wines. As having one of the most respected palates in the industry, Steve is known to have single-handedly bring Greek Wine to the UK market. As having the reputation as one of the most admirable Greek Wine specialists around, he brings with him knowledge, passion and his personal stories to accompany the wines. 

Guests will enjoy a selection of six wines to accompany a four-course dinner where Steve himself will take you through the pairings and explain what makes Greek wine so special.

Price: £75.00 per person.
Places are limited and must be booked in advance to avoid any disappointment.

To book please email Sarah sarah@comptoircw.co.uk

Diversity of Pinot Noir

Tuesday, June 26th 2018

Comptoir Cafe & Wine, £35 per person  6.30pm  FULLY BOOKED

Pinot Noir is a grape of many disguises and we would like to invite you to explore the range of it’s personality with our very own Wine Team!

Our Sommelier will talk you through six different vine-growing countries & regions whilst showcasing some of the best examples of Pinot Noir made by little-known yet highly talented winemakers.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

 

Contact Sabrina at sabrina@comptoircw.co.uk

Fay Maschler’s best restaurants of 2016

For London restaurants it’s been a good year. I think we can gingerly say that. So many opened in 2016 — to make room, quite a few closed — and in some of the best there are the runes of upcoming trends.

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Eating out: Giles Coren

‘A summer special – oysters, red prawns, raw sea bream and champagne for £30 – is the sexiest set menu ever’

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db Eats: Blandford Comptoir

db heads to Marylebone this week to try out master sommelier Xavier Rousset’s hotly anticipated debut solo venture, buzzy bistro Blandford Comptoir.

 

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Fay Maschler reviews Blandford Comptoir: Grape escape in Marylebone

Xavier Rousset is a name to be conjured with in vinous circles. In 2002, while working for Hotel du Vin, he won Ruinart UK Sommelier of the Year and became the youngest Master Sommelier in the World. Perhaps now some cheeky whippersnapper has wrested that title away but Rousset — having reigned as head sommelier at Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons and later opened the restaurant Texture and the small group called 28-50…

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Xavier’s interview with The Metro’s Eat & Drink

Your restaurant opens on June 1. Are you nervous?

Obviously yes, a bit, as I should be. It is always a rush at the last minute and stressful to make sure we deliver to the level we should.

What’s your favourite dish on the menu?

Carpaccio of Fassone beef fillet with 36-month-old Parmigiano Reggiano.

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Blandford Comptoir: All the Wine

When you’re awarded the Ruinart UK Sommelier of the Year award and become the youngest Master Sommelier in the world then it’s safe to say that you know a thing or two about wine. Well that happened to Xavier Rousset, you might recognise his name as he set up wine bar 28-50 and now he is opening Blandford Comptoir on Blandford Street.

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