Luxury Gold: Exceptional Dining
When does a dinner become an unforgettable experience? For Luxury Gold guests, there is no single answer to that seemingly simple question. Because when you travel with on a Luxury Gold vacation, you’ll enjoy a whole dazzlingly diverse world of truly memorable ways to dine.
As a gastronomic high point, many Luxury Gold journeys include a lunch or dinner at a Michelin star restaurant. On Majestic Switzerland, dine at La Ferme de l’Hospital, a 17th century farmhouse with a creative menu using only the freshest seasonal ingredients, and a large selection of local wines. While on the Ultimate Ireland journey, enjoy classic French cuisine with a hint of local Irish fare at Michelin-starred L'Ecrivain, which year-after-year is noted as one of Dublin’s best restaurants.
Throughout each journey, there are stand-out dining experiences, perhaps at a restaurant in an impressive location, or with a stunning view, or a very special ambiance. On Imperial Rajashtan, feel like Indian Royalty when you dine at Restaurant 1135 AD. The candlelight dining experience includes centuries-old recipes that originate from royal households and transports diners back to the time of opulence.
Dine-At-Home In Partnership With EatWith
On many Luxury Gold journeys, we have partnered with EatWith, for a unique and memorable opportunity to sit down to dinner with a local family in their home. In Ultimate Italy, EatWith host Debra makes handmade dishes from her nonna’s precious recipe book which pair exceptionally well with her sommelier daughter’s wine picks. Menus in the past have included tuna tartare with truffles, saffron risotto with zucchini, filet of beef braised in red wine and Sicilian pistachio mousse. The Dine-at-Home experience will fully immerse guests in traditional Roman cuisine with the flair of modern Italian tastes.
On many Luxury Gold journeys, you won't just eat delicious local specialties; sometimes, you'll cook them, too! You will learn from incredible local chefs, hungry to share their skills and knowledge with you during small group cooking classes. On the Ultimate Italy, journey guests will learn to prepare classic Tuscan cuisine at Villa Dianella, once the country house of the powerful Medici family. During this masterclass, you will uncover the secrets behind local favorites like handmade pasta and tiramisu all while sipping on Dianella wines and using ingredients picked from the Villa’s garden.
Your Choice Evening
Allow your Traveling Concierge to recommend a selection of excellent restaurants serving typical local specialties, within an easy walk of your hotel. On Harmony of Central Europe, Krakow is a modern utopia for epicurious travelers looking to try something new. Restaurant Wesele, on Krakow’s famous Main Square, is a gem hidden in plain sight, offering some of the best dumplings in town, folksy décor and striking views of the square’s beloved architecture, perfect for your Choice Evening.On select Luxury Gold journeys, you’ll have the opportunity to sit down to dinner with a local family in their home. For this exciting innovation, Luxury Gold are partnering with EatWith, who specialize in connecting travelers with local hosts, for a unique and memorable experience.
Begin your trip in a relaxed yet convivial style with good food and wine while you meet your fellow-guests and Traveling Concierge. On Timeless Scandinavia, meet your travel companions and break bread at the family-owned Olive Restaurant in foodie capital, Copenhagen. In the restaurant’s warm and inviting atmosphere, dine on spectacularly prepared creative seafood dishes while learning more about he journey ahead.