THE COUNTDOWN TO ONE OF LIVERPOOL’S BIGGEST EVENTS, THE GRAND NATIONAL, IS ON! HERE IS A ROUNDUP OF SOME OF THE BEST PLACES TO START AND END YOUR RACE DAY IN STYLE.
SUITES HOTEL’S GRAND NATIONAL BRUNCH
Start your race day in style at Knowsley and treat yourself to a little indulgence prior to your day at the races with the Suites Hotel’s Grand National Brunch menu served in the Bollinger Bar on Thursday 7th, Friday 8th and Saturday 9th April. The brunch has fabulous choices from crispy bacon pancakes with stilton and maple syrup to bagels accompanied by a bottle of Prosecco. Prices range from £3.25 for a brunch barm to £55 for a trio of bagels for two accompanied by a bottle of Ayala champagne.
Tel: 0151 549 2222, www.suiteshotelgroup.com
IL FORNO’S CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST
Enjoy bubbles and your choice of a full English; eggs benedict with smoked salmon; waffles with maple syrup and crispy bacon; among other Italian-inspired breakfast goodies.
Friday and Saturday, 8 to 9 April, 10am – 1pm. Just 19.50 per person.
Tel: 0151 709 4002, www.ilforno.co.uk
CHIC CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST AT FAZENDA
The His & Hers team loves an indulgent champagne breakfast before a day at the races. This spring, Fazenda will be offering guests a fusion of English breakfast with a Brazilian twist, complemented by a glass of Veuve Clicquot.
The traditional English plate will be accompanied by South American treats, such as Linguica (Brazilian sausages), Presunto com Abacaxi (gammon & pineapple) and Morcela (black pudding). Other breakfast choices such as bacon, smoked salmon, cheese, fresh fruit, cereal and pastries will also be served, alongside tasty Brazilian nibbles.
Breakfast will be served from 9:00am – 11:00am.
Tel: 0151 659 1183, fazenda.co.uk
HEARTY CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST AT HARD DAYS NIGHT HOTEL
Hard Days Night Hotel has introduced its inaugural Grand National Champagne Breakfast ahead of the world famous sporting event. The iconic Beatles inspired hotel will set race-goers up for the day with a celebratory morning feast.
Served in the venue’s Lounge and Bar on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th, the breakfast will consist of a hearty Full English accompanied by a glass of fizz.
Tel: 0151 668 0486, www.harddaysnighthotel.com
MAKE A FULL DAY OF IT WITH MALMAISON
Start the day with a Champagne Breakfast at Malmaison Liverpool, then enjoy executive coach travel to and from the Aintree Racecourse. After an exhilarating day at the races celebrate your win with an incredible 3 course dinner back at Malmaison and party till late with entertainment from a live singer and DJ.
Enjoy this exclusive package for just £75 per person, or just book a Champagne breakfast and return coach travel with a glass of bubbly to celebrate your winners for only £35 on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th.
Tel: 0151 363 3640, www.malmaison.com
TRY A POST RACE LIMITED EDITION COCKTAIL AT TRATTORIA 51
The popular Old Hall Street restaurant, which is also home to the authentic Italian 51 Prosecco Bar, has created an exclusive cocktail that pays homage to the world-famous sporting event.
Served throughout April 7-9, Red Rum Negroni will put a novel spin on the signature concoction by blending Rum, Red Martini and Campari.
just a stone throw from Moorfields Train Station, we provide the perfect place for post-race dining and drinks amongst friends and family
Tel: 0151 236 4739, www.trattoria51.com
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