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Tribute to Past President Alan Fairbrass

Tribute to Past President Alan Fairbrass

I have known Alan since I was a seventeen-year-old schoolboy as he was one of the Assistant Mangers at the Charing Cross Hotel in 1953-54 which my father managed. One of his colleagues was William (Willy) Wainwright who was also a Gastronome and died a few years ago.

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President’s Report to the AGM – 9th March 2020

President’s Report to the AGM – 9th March 2020

Introduction – A very warm welcome and thank you for attending and, once again, my grateful thanks to Past President Simon Roberts for his generosity and hospitality in hosting this year’s AGM and dinner at the National Liberal Club. It doesn’t seem possible that I...

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January Supper 2020 – L’oscar Hotel, London

January Supper 2020 – L’oscar Hotel, London

Member get Member Supper  Monday 20th January 2020 L’oscar Hotel, Southampton Row, London The Member Get Member Supper took place at L’oscar Hotel, following the Committee meeting where 15 new members were elected to the Réunion. L’oscar is a boutique style hotel,...

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Annual Church Service and Lunch – Sunday 1st December 2019

Annual Church Service and Lunch – Sunday 1st December 2019

The Réunion’s Honorary Chaplain, and fellow Gastronome, The Reverend Roderick Leece, extended a warm welcome to the service at St George’s, Church, Hanover Square. The service included music specially selected for the occasion, and the truly heavenly choral singing by...

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The 101 Annual Banquet – Friday 1 November 2019

The 101 Annual Banquet – Friday 1 November 2019

The Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel London  The 2019 banquet took place in the stunning ballroom of the Kimpton Fitzroy hotel, which contains many original features.  Originally opened as the Hotel Russell in 1900 the hotel reopened in 2018, after a massive renovation, as the...

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Grouse Supper – Monday 23rd September 2019

Grouse Supper – Monday 23rd September 2019

Brooks's, St James's Street, London About Brooks's The Club that was to become Brooks's was founded in March 1764.  The Club is now located in the 1778 purpose-built Palladian style clubhouse in St James's Street.  The Club is named after William Brooks, a wine...

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Lunch at Café Spice Namasté – August 2019

Lunch at Café Spice Namasté – August 2019

A Parsee lunch feast from The Zoroastrian community of India Specially designed for the Réunion des Gastronomes by Cyrus Todiwala. About Café Spice Now in its 22rd year, the award-winning Café Spice Namasté is Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala’s family-run Indian...

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Tickets now on sale for The Clink Charity Ball 2020

Tickets now on sale for The Clink Charity Ball 2020

Tickets for The Clink Charity Ball 2020 have now gone on sale. Now in its fifth year, The Charity Ball will take place on Friday 7th February 2020 at the Royal Lancaster London, and will raise important funds to support the charity to continue reducing re offending...

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