Mandarin Oriental, Paris is delighted to announce that its stunning courtyard garden is open for the spring season.One of the city’s most charming, green oases for cocktails and dining-out, the garden is now open daily from 7am – 2am.
The lush, landscaped garden is an ideal location to savour dishes served by Bar 8, the hotel’s intimate bar, and Camélia, its all-day restaurant, where Chef Marx creates Asian influenced fine French cuisine.
Guests can experience delicious dishes within the garden from Camelia’s new summer menu which includes: ‘Daikon wrapped crab, shrimp and green tea gelee, pickled radish” as well as ‘Green asparagus, poached quail’s egg, French imperial caviar’, or ‘Filet of beef, mozzarella di buffala, radicchio’. For dessert, pastries by Chef Pierre Mathieu include ‘Multi fruit pie with almond paste, raspberry jam, vanilla cream and fresh fruits’, ‘Semolina cream cake with stewed rhubarb and strawberry’, as well as a large selection of home-made ice cream and sorbets pots: exotic fruits, 62 % Venezuelan chocolate and new citrus flavours (lemon sorbet with orange sauce, blood orange and raspberry sorbet).
In addition to the outdoor seating for everyday dining, guests can reserve the beautiful, birdcage-style ‘La Table du Jardin’, where six people can enjoy fine dining, secluded by greenery.
Favoured by the chicest of the Parisian social set, the garden is a perfect spot for an evening drink with friends. Guests can choose from the hotel’s selection of pink wines, like the famous Bandol Rosé, Château de Pibarnon served in a spectacular Jeroboam or enjoy one of the new cocktails created for sunny days, such as ‘High Garden’, which is made from Sapphire Bombay Gin, Chartreuse liquor, cucumber syrup, green lemon juice, slices of cucumber and fresh mint. Refreshing flavoured waters, like ‘Red Fruits’, are offered too.
To fully enjoy dining and relaxing outdoors at the hotel, guests can book one of its sumptuous suites with large terraces that overlook either the peaceful garden or the city’s iconic rooftops and monuments. Suite Royale Orientale’s new 75-square metre terrace offers an exceptional ‘al fresco’ experience, with its outdoor lounge, dining area and elegant pergola, all enveloped within extensive greenery that enhances views of the Opera district, Montmartre and L’église de la Madeleine.