Hedonist Wine Dinner

Join us for an evening of indulgence in a private dining experience at the top of The Gherkin.

Guests are invited to indulge in a five-course dinner that focuses on seasonal dishes crafted from the best locally sourced ingredients. Enhancing the tasting experience will be a selection of accompanying wines that have been paired with every course.



Friday 8 November 18.30 – 21.30


Octopus carpaccio, apricot, wild rocket, citrus vanilla dressing

2017 Albariño, Leiras, Rias Baixas, Spain


South-West stone bass, sea lettuce, Dorset clams, mussels, shellfish sauce

2018 Sancerre, Dezat, Loire, France – Magnum Serve


Rhug Estate venison, blackberries, carrot puree, confit duck

2015 Saint Joseph, Y.Cuilleron, Rhône Valley, France – Magnum Serve


Truffled Baron Bigod, fig relish, seeded crackers

LBV Port, Alves de Sousa – Double Magnum Serve


Chocolate temptation, confit orange sorbet

2005 Château de Malle, Grand Cru, Sauternes, France




What is hedonism?

The word ‘hedonism’ dates back to the Ancient Greek word ‘hedone’, meaning enjoyment or pleasure. Today, hedonism focuses on pleasures of the moment and doing things that one enjoys.

About Searcys wine dinners

If you have a head for heights and extraordinary wines, join Searcys for a series of one-off wine evenings at the top of The Gherkin. Celebratory dining packages in the suite of recently renovated private dining rooms now offer acclaimed fine wines from across the globe. Sharing their knowledge in the world of wine, the Searcys team have created five wine dinner themes for 2019. The perfect opportunity to get a taste of The Gherkin sky-high private dining experience.