Private members club Les Ambassadeurs in Mayfair has announced the launch of The Milroy, a fine dining restaurant that will welcome public diners for lunch for the first time in the club’s history.
Les Ambassadeurs, now owned by the Sampoerna family, has been operating as a private gaming club at Hamilton Place since 1950, attracting royalty, diplomats, heads of state and celebrities.
Having been home to various ventures including The Milroy Nightclub, The Garrison Club and Le Cercle, one of London’s first gaming clubs, Les Ambassadeurs will now launch The Milroy, inviting the public to experience the venue for the first time.
The Milroy at Les Ambassadeurs
Former Rhodes 24 restaurant manager Ludovic Bargibant and sommelier Andres Lucas will oversee the 64-cover restaurant, designed by Nicholas Hollinshead Interiors, as well as the eight-cover private dining room that was previously used by members of the Royal family.
Executive chef Simon Foster, formerly of Le Tante Claire and Claridges, has created a classic European menu featuring dishes such as Kidderton Ash Goats Cheese with Beetroot, Spinach and Walnut Salad, Barnsely Chop with Roast Kidneys, Bubble and Squeak Hash and Rosemary Jus, and Pan-fried Skate Wing with Capers, Shrimps and Citrus Butter.
Les Ambassadeurs members can also enjoy the sites outdoor smoking gaming area, indoor gaming room and the Red Room club.