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Venice Simplon-Orient-Express-Updates-A new Bar Car christened ‘3674’ was unveiled

Written by Ritenis Aksel

A new Bar Car christened ‘3674’ unveiled aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.

‘3674’s’ new interiors feature vibrant blues and golds, reflecting the iconic livery of the historic carriages and patterns inspired by the train’s marquetry. ‘3674’ is the social hub of the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and the scene of many a celebration from romantic proposals to milestone anniversaries and birthdays. Gathered together in the bar car, guests are transported to a by-gone era of elegance.

Head Barman Walter Nisi has created a new cocktail menu for the 2016 season and a new caviar menu has been developed in collaboration with world famous caviar producer, Petrossian. Delicacies on the menu include, shots of Alverta Royal caviar, caviar cubes and sandwiches using ‘papierusse’, a fine sheet of pressed caviar.



the Venice Simplon Orient Express passing through the Brenner Pass, Austria

the Venice Simplon Orient Express passing through the Brenner Pass, Austria

13 April 2016 – Belmond announces partnership with Michelin-star chef and director of Le Grand Vefour Restaurant in Paris, Guy Martin aboard the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Guy Martin has designed new healthier, lighter menus to launch on 14 April 2016.

Guy brings his expertise in developing lighter dishes for the luxury palate to the iconic art-deco carriages for the first time on 14 April. Traveling from Paris to Venice, Chef Martin joins Executive Head Chef, Christian Bodiguel in the galley kitchen to showcase the new dishes set to feature on board throughout Spring.

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