Inside Mosimann’s Club, One of The Most Prestigious Private Dining Clubs in The World
If you are planning a trip to the U.K. you’d better not miss the opportunity to spend an evening in the Mosimann’s Club in London. Run by its eponymous legendary chef Anton Mosimann OBE, Mosimann’s Club serves as a Presbyterian church and is a spiritualists’ meeting place. Furthermore, as most people in the know recognize, it is one of the most prestigious private dining clubs in the world.
With Swiss hospitality in his blood, it was natural for Mosimann to follow his parent’s footsteps. From his childhood he assisted in a restaurant that his parents ran. That was when he discovered his love for culinary arts.
At 15 Mosimann began an apprenticeship at a local hotel, and received the coveted Chef de Cuisine Diploma, at just 25. Three years later, he was appointed as Maître Chef des Cuisines at the famous Dorchester Hotel in London. Mosimann was awarded two Michelin stars during his 13-year tenure, a first for any hotel restaurant outside of France.
In 1988 Mosimann opened his first namesake exclusive dining club in a Scottish Presbyterian church in Belgravia. His business also includes Mosimann’s Party Service which earned him the Royal Warrant of Appointment to HRH the Prince of Wales for catering. He even cooked for the 300 guests at the evening reception of the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, hosted by Prince Charles.
More On The Luxurious Atmosphere
Mosimann’s Club has a relaxed Balcony Bar, grand Main Dining Room and seven private dining rooms of various sizes. The private rooms are elegantly designed and individually sponsored by distinguished marques including Lalique, Bentley, Montblanc, Parmigiani, Fleurier and Garrard.
The Montblanc Room (for two) is probably the world’s smallest private dining room, alluring and at the same time voluptuous. Its oyster colored walls are highlighted by an exquisite crystal chandelier. The Lalique Room seats 12 and is brilliantly designed in muted hues of oyster, chrome and steel tones. It is a remarkable showcase of exceptional crystalware and craftsmanship.
Mosimann’s Club partners the Fine Champagne house of Lanson with the Lanson Library. This Private room is a fresh, stylish and contemporary space. Inside, an eye-catching trompe l’oeil ebonised is painted which depicts Champagne bottles, decanters and glasses.
Mosimann’s signature menu represents classic dishes, which over the years, have become well-loved by the members of Mosimann’s Club, as well as Royalty, Heads of States and other luminaries who have experienced the Mosimann’s touch. The menu includes dishes like Scottish salmon and Dorset crab, mushroom risotto (Queen Mother’s favorite dish), roast lamb and Anton’s famous bread and butter pudding.
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