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Champagne Season at Esca Group

Pop off into summer with a range of events and offers at Esca venues around Sydney.
By Marley Ng
November 03, 2023
By Marley Ng
November 03, 2023

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Raise a glass to the holidays with hospo stalwart Esca Group. Known for helming popular Sydney venues AALIA, Nour, Lilymu, Henrietta and newcomer Ito, Esca is celebrating all things bubbly with a series of special events across its venues until March 2024.

Four women toasting champagne glasses.

Jiwon Kim

Kick things off on Tuesday, November 7, with a pastel-themed, three-course feast at AALIA. From 12pm, guests will be welcomed with a glass of Perrier-Jouët champagne before being treated to Executive Chef Paul Farag's Middle Eastern creations. Start with tuna nayyeh with finger lime, Moreton bay bug hawawshi (stuffed pita), buttery khorasan bread, smoked buffalo labneh with beetroot molasses and spiced eggplant and tomato. Next up is a wagyu short rib with okra and sumac, served alongside heirloom carrots with labneh, followed by a decadent chocolate dessert. Dress to impress as there will be prizes on the day. Spots cost $200 per person and can be booked via the website.

Two champagne glasses and two entrees on a dining table.

Jiwon Kim

If you can't attend the first lunch — or if you loved it and want a repeat — nab a seat at the G.H. Mumm RSRV lunch at AALIA on Tuesday, December 5. Champagne ambassador Emeline Troger will guide you through each glass of wine while you enjoy a five-course menu in a private dining room. 

Add even more sparkle to your gathering this festive season with G.H. Mumm champagne at select Esca restaurants from Wednesday, November 1 to Sunday, December 31. Dine on the signature banquet menu for lunch or dinner with a group of seven or more at AALIA, Nour, Lilymu or Ito, and you'll get a complimentary glass of sparkling upon arrival. Bookings are required as the offer does not apply to walk-ins.

And if that's not enough, keep an eye out for a special event and panel for International Women's Day next March.

Book your spot and find out more at the Esca Group website.

Top image: Jiwon Kim, Christopher Pearce

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