This summer, in association with Tanqueray Gin, we are transforming our Thames-side terrace into a luxurious summer escape – Pont Plage. Embracing the bygone era of Riviera glamour and chic Parisian style, Londoners and tourists alike will be transported out of the city to our 1920s beach-inspired retreat.
The terrace will have a life-size cut out of 1920’s beach-goers in suitably-styled bathing suits, providing guests with the perfect photo opportunity to take a real #PontPlage memory home with them.
Executive Head chef Tom Cook has created a beach-inspired bar menu, including large sharing salads, crab and crevette buckets and shrimp flambéed au Pastis. Additionally the terrace will boast the ‘C-Bar’, serving ceviche and sashimi-style fresh fish and seafood as well as our classic crustacean, all prepared on the spot by the C-Bar chefs.
Fun and fruity cocktails will continue the seaside-theme, including creations such as Iceberg Martini (vodka shaken with peach liqueur, blue curaçao and lime juice) and Tropical Escape (gin, Aperol, Midori liqueur, lemon juice, egg white and Maraschino cherries). Guests will also be able to enjoy chilled Chateau Minuty rosé wine by the glass from the Pont Plage ‘Rosé Fontaine’; an impressive 6L Imperial bottle served via a specialist Wikeeps system that preserves the aromas and quality of the wine via an injection of neutral gas.
Launching in June and running throughout the summer season, #PontPlage is sure to be the go-to city retreat. Boasting stunning views of Tower Bridge and the hustle and bustle of the City from the south side of the river, it will be the perfect post-work or weekend mini-break, whatever the weather.