From April 3 to 30, experience the month-long fine British encounters of food, music, entertainment, and indulgence.
Welcoming you at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila is the ultra-luxe, built for James Bond Aston Martin car. Founded by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford back in 1913, Aston Martin will display at the hotel’s entryway one of it’s latest luxury car models – Aston Martin DB9, a grand tourer 6.0 liter V12 engine with a top speed of 295km/h and a 0 to 97km/h time of only 4.1 seconds.
At Café Eight, guests and diners will have the unique opportunity of enjoying sumptuous buffet spread highlighting English dishes using imported produced from the United Kingdom. The British executive chef Martin Bower will pay homage to his roots by sharing homegrown recipes like Mrs. Oliver’s Cornish Pasty, a favorite British eat-by-the-sea dish of baked shortcrust with meat and vegetables filling; Grandma Eva’s Sherry Trifle, an old fashion English dessert made with fruit, thin layer of sponge cake soaked in sherry, fortified wine and custard; Mother Bower Victoria’s Sponge Cake, a homage recipe of raspberry jam and whipped double cream then sandwiched between two sponge cakes plus more British favorites. Diners may avail of the lunch buffet for only Php1,227 net per guest and Php1,533 net for the dinner buffet.
Lounge at the luxurious ambiance of The Lobby Lounge while listening to live piano entertainment of modern tune hits by Adele, Ellie Goulding, Ed Sheeran, and Sam Smith while taking pleasure with high tea fit for the Queen from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM daily, April 11 to 17. Experience afternoon tea the way it is served at high-end London hotels like The Savoy and The Ritz, compose of freshly baked scones – lightly sweetened, quick bread made with wheat, barley, oatmeal then glazed with egg wash; Cakes, pastries, sandwiches and breads with preserve fruit jams and creams, perfect with your choice of flavored tea or freshly brewed coffee. Priced at only Php750 net good for 2 servings, also upgradable to your choice of a glass of effervescent champagne or white wine.
On April 18 to 24, Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila have the license to kill boredom from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM at The Deck Bar with an outdoor film showing of Daniel Craig’s James Bond movies, including the latest Bond box-office hit Spectre. During these dates, The Deck Bar will also serve English pub-grub favorites like the Classic Fish and Chips, Beef & Ale Pie – braised beef in ale with mushrooms & herbs then topped with puff pastry lid and served with steamed buttered vegetables; Pork & Herb Sausages — served with mashed potato, onion, gravy, and crispy onion rings; Ploughman’s Platter — selection of cheeses and ham with pickles, chutneys and fresh breads with butter, Sticky Toffee Pudding — with butterscotch sauce and vanilla ice cream and more.
For the final British encounter, from April 25 to 30, 6:00PM to 10:00PM, The Lobby Lounge will showcase exquisite selections of prime imported cheeses and wines from the U.K. plus live piano entertainment to play classic hits of Beatles, Bee Gees, Elton John, Phil Collins, Sting and select soundtracks of James Bond movies. To complete the total English experience, The Gallery, Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila’s grand lobby situated at the 8th level will exhibit James Bond memorabilia displays.