Perfect Match: Cigar and Whisky Pairing Masterclass for Two with Hunters & Frankau at Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection

  • Add an extra guest (13 more maximum) +
    £55

Perfect Match: Cigar and Whisky Pairing Masterclass for Two with Hunters & Frankau at Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection

Kensington, London

£110
  • Add an extra guest (13 more maximum) +
    £55

“a fusion of sophisticated and traditional London all in one” Britain Magazine

Why we love it

Enjoy the ultimate cigar and whisky pairing experience in Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection's charming Herb Garden - a cosy and heated terrace inside the 19th-century townhouse, that’s shrouded in dense plant life and atmospheric tree lights. The experience is hosted by Cuban cigar experts, Hunters & Frankau, and a monthly-changing representative from one of the world's leading whisky producers. Discover the history of cigar smoking and whisky drinking, learn to perfect your smoking technique, and discover how the evening's choice of fine cigar pairs perfectly with the specially-selected whisky.

What's Included?

  • Enjoy a cigar and whisky pairing masterclass for two people in the Herb Garden at Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection
  • The masterclass will be hosted by Hunters & Frankau, the UK’s leading importer and distributor of fine Havana cigars, and a monthly-changing representative from one of the world’s leading whisky producers
  • During the masterclass, enjoy a Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No.2 (or similar) each
  • Paired with a dram of whisky each, to complement the evening's cigar of choice

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This experience is unique to Truly guests

Description

Occupying a grand 19th-century townhouse in the exclusive Kensington neighbourhood, Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection is a glamorous boutique hotel.

Guests will enjoy this cigar and whisky pairing masterclass in the hotel’s Herb Garden - a quaint, cosy garden terrace with ambient lighting and a heating system that generates a warm glow, perfectly complimenting the red haze of each lit cigar; luxurious grey blankets and modern, black furnishings add a fittingly sleek appeal.

Cigar evenings at Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection offer a unique opportunity to learn about the complex and intriguing world of cigars. This cigar and whisky pairing masterclass will be hosted by Hunters & Frankau, the UK's leading importer and distributor of Cuban cigars. Hunters & Frankau have a proud tradition of cigar importing and smoking in Britain. Established in 1790, the iconic brand played a central role in the design and launch in the 1930’s of Montecristo – now the world’s best-selling Havana brand.

The cigars will be perfectly paired with a whisky. The whisky will be presented by an expert representative from one of the world's leading whisky producers, who'll share valuable insights on the evening’s pairing.

This is the perfect experience for novices and experienced smokers alike looking to gain a working knowledge of the history, production and process of cigar smoking.

Description

Occupying a grand 19th-century townhouse in the exclusive Kensington neighbourhood, Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection is a glamorous boutique hotel.

Guests will enjoy this cigar and whisky pairing masterclass in the hotel’s Herb Garden - a quaint, cosy garden terrace with ambient lighting and a heating system that generates a warm glow, perfectly complimenting the red haze of each lit cigar; luxurious grey blankets and modern, black furnishings add a fittingly sleek appeal.

Cigar evenings at Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection offer a unique opportunity to learn about the complex and intriguing world of cigars. This cigar and whisky pairing masterclass will be hosted by Hunters & Frankau, the UK's leading importer and distributor of Cuban cigars. Hunters & Frankau have a proud tradition of cigar importing and smoking in Britain. Established in 1790, the iconic brand played a central role in the design and launch in the 1930’s of Montecristo – now the world’s best-selling Havana brand.

The cigars will be perfectly paired with a whisky. The whisky will be presented by an expert representative from one of the world's leading whisky producers, who'll share valuable insights on the evening’s pairing.

This is the perfect experience for novices and experienced smokers alike looking to gain a working knowledge of the history, production and process of cigar smoking.

We also recommend

  • Take a tour of London's Victoria and Albert Museum; renowned as the world's largest museum of art and design
  • Enjoy a pre-masterclass cocktail together on the terrace at Kensington Roof Gardens
  • Make dinner reservations after in the hotel’s exquisite Italian restaurant, Evoluzione, headed by Michelin Star awarded Italian chef Andrea Angeletti

Additional information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

This experience is only available once a month from 7pm to 9pm. Please note due to unexpected refurbishment in Herb Garden next available dates will be in 2018

This experience is priced for two people. Additional guests can be added by selecting "add an extra guest" above, up to a maximum group size of 13 people.

Guests can pay in full on-site for any additional products or services desired.

Guests must be a minimum of 18 years old.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee desired dates and times.

We also recommend

  • Take a tour of London's Victoria and Albert Museum; renowned as the world's largest museum of art and design
  • Enjoy a pre-masterclass cocktail together on the terrace at Kensington Roof Gardens
  • Make dinner reservations after in the hotel’s exquisite Italian restaurant, Evoluzione, headed by Michelin Star awarded Italian chef Andrea Angeletti

Additional information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

This experience is only available once a month from 7pm to 9pm. Please note due to unexpected refurbishment in Herb Garden next available dates will be in 2018

This experience is priced for two people. Additional guests can be added by selecting "add an extra guest" above, up to a maximum group size of 13 people.

Guests can pay in full on-site for any additional products or services desired.

Guests must be a minimum of 18 years old.

All bookings are subject to availability. We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee desired dates and times.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

160 Cromwell Rd, Kensington, London SW5 0TL

Hotel Xenia 160 Cromwell Rd, Kensington, London SW5 0TL

Perfect Match: Cigar and Whisky Pairing Masterclass for Two with Hunters & Frankau at Hotel Xenia, Autograph Collection

  • Add an extra guest (13 more maximum) +
    £55