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How To Drink at the Lansdowne Club with David Herbert and Marco Caglià

How To Drink at the Lansdowne club with David Herbert & Marco Caglià

Who doesn’t want to enjoy a tipple or two in a gorgeous setting? Today I bring you to one of the most historically important homes in London, which held and is still holding some of the best parties the city has ever seen.

On today’s episode you’ll meet a power player in Georgian society, the Lansdowne House, constructed in the 1760s by the celebrated architect, Robert Adam. 

Not only did it see the negotiations of the Treaty of Paris that ended the American War of Independence in its Round Room, but also the negotiations for the Entente Cordiale between Britain and France. But let’s not forget, thanks to some of its famous residents, Lansdowne House was first stop on the party circuit. 

I don’t want to ruin the fun by revealing all here, but let me just say they could throw one great shindig after another! 

Currently it is home to The Lansdowne Club, the first club in London to accept both male and female members, shocking in 1935. Here to tell us all are CEO and Club Secretary David Herbert and then Head Bartender Marco Caglià.

Cocktail of the Week:

Pink Duke
The Pink Duke is in honour of the myriad characters who have raised more than a few glasses under the roof of Lansdowne House!
Check out this recipe
Pink Duke

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