Extraordinary experiences this May


Choose from a selection of experiences, including Champagne, whisky and gin and tonic tastings, alongside innovative food pairings. 


Sushi and sashimi experience
Throughout May

Discover our exceptional sushi and sashimi experience, created by Chef Suren and uniquely served on beautiful tiered stands. Enjoy a delicious selection of sushi and sashimi, all made to order in front of you, including the signature spicy tuna roll, made with premium otoro and akami tuna. Chef Suren trained at Hakkasan and Gilgamesh and joins The Rubens at the Palace with over 10 years of experience in Japanese cuisine. Head bartender Silviu has paired the sushi and sashimi with the highest quality sake, the most notable of which is the Koto Premium Sake Umeshu, made with the finest Shirakaga plums. 

Available from 5pm - 11.15pm

Price: from £95.00 per stand


Personalised sushi, sashimi and saké experience
Throughout May

Learn more about the Japanese delicacies in this intimate experience.

Enjoy a Signature Japanese Leopard Bar Cocktail on arrival and a sushi and sashimi stand to share. The stand will be paired with three expertly chosen Saké wines to compliment the flavours. You will learn more about the different fish used and watch a live demonstration of Rubens Signature Spicy Tuna Roll by our Head Chef Suren, who will then guide you though making your own. Enjoy live Jazz music throughout the evening.

Price: £95.00 per person


Unique gin and tonic experience
Throughout May

Join us for a unique experience with our expert resident mixologist who will guide you through an innovative and exciting gin experience. We will be offering three sensational tasting opportunities where you will sample carefully selected gins ranging from dry, to citrus to spiced varieties accompanied by a selection of complementary tonic water pairings.

£60.00 per person, or £75.00 per person for a Gin Experience and sharing platter.

Advance bookings are recommended 


Champagne and famous steak sandwich
Throughout May

Unwind and relax in the Leopard Bar, an elegant venue with an unrivalled menu of over 200 Whiskies and 30 Champagnes against a backdrop of live jazz and swing music.

Gather your friends and family together to enjoy a bottle of Lanson Champagne and our famous steak sandwich.

Price: £109.00 for two persons

To avoid disappointment, reserve your experience in advance.


Champagne tasting experience
Throughout May

Embark on an exciting one-hour Champagne tasting journey with our Resident Leopard Bar Manager. You’ll have the opportunity to sample three sensational Champagnes, including a dry, a rosé and one of our manager’s choice, alongside a delicious sharing platter. You’ll also witness the art of Sabrage, the ceremonial technique of opening a bottle with a sabre

Price: £60.00 per person


Whisky and sharing platter experience
Throughout May

Join our talented resident experts to guide you on a tour of innovative and exciting Whiskies.

Enjoy three sensational tasting journeys from full, fruity single malts, to deep peat flavours. Each Whisky voyage is accompanied by a platter of cheeses and chocolate truffles.

Time: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
£49.50 per person
To avoid disappointment, reserve your experience in advance.


Private hire

Celebrating a special event with colleagues, friends or family and looking for something special? The Leopard Bar is available for Private Hire and a member of our Events Team would be delighted to discuss your requirements. The Leopard Bar can accommodate up to 34 guests. 

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