Following the success of last year, Peroni will once again partner with the Somerset House Terrace Bar with its newest drink – an Italian inspired aperitivo Peroni Ambra (original, Italian brewed Peroni cut with the bitter-sweet sharpness of Italian chinotto fruit). Transforming the terrace into the ultimate summer destination. The Somerset House Terrace Bar, presented by Peroni Ambra, the centre for contemporary culture in the heart of London, will provide a sunlit sanctuary, reminiscent of breezy afternoons in North West Italy.
Designed for the aperitivo occasion, Peroni Ambra (launched in 2017) is served from its 250ml bottle into a completely bespoke hand-blown Murano tumbler glass. The perfect serve is simply poured over ice and garnished with an orange peel, making it perfect for sipping in the summer sun. Inspired by the classic Italian aperitivo, Peroni Ambra combines crisp and refreshing Peroni Nastro Azzurro and the sharpness of Italian Chinotto – a rare Italian citrus fruit, grown and harvested in the region of Liguria, North West Italy. Bittersweet, yet balanced, Peroni Ambra leaves the palate cleansed and refreshed. Perfectly placed at the end of the working day to whet your appetite in the warm up to dinner.
Launched on 29th March, the terrace will transport guests to the rural Chinotto groves of Liguria. Chinotto, (pronounced kee-not-toe), is unique to this area of Italy and a key ingredient in the uniquely crisp Peroni Ambra beer. The copper design of the terrace will attract guests to while the longer afternoons away in a relaxed atmosphere, filled with trees and branches, mimicking the Chinotto groves with hints of copper, blue and light wood. With delectable Italian style sharing plates, the menu has been created to perfectly complement the flavours of Peroni Ambra. With the Chinotto in mind, it offers a sensation of mouth-watering tastes and aromas, resonant of the culinary hub of Italy.
Sharing style plates will be the focus of the menu to ensure the Italian style of leisurely dining is enjoyed. To heighten the aperitivo occasion, the perfect nibble such as olives, almonds and Chinotto infused Focaccia Genovese will act as light bites while enjoying Peroni Ambra. Delicious sourdough pizzas, fresh from the oven, with an array of different toppings will appeal to those wanting a meal, with fresh salads served during the day for those wanting something lighter. Italian sharing platters of meats from Italy and a carefully selected Formaggi selection are served with Chinotto infused Focaccia Genovese, pickles and chilli jam. This provides the ideal aperitivo moment whilst enjoying the perfect serve of Peroni Ambra.
Set above the Thames and overlooking the iconic London Southbank, the Somerset House Terrace Bar, presented by Peroni Ambra offers a summer haven in the centre of London. The space will create an immersive experience on the Thames Riverside, perfectly capturing the true essence and authentic tastes of Italy and acting as a hub of Italian charm for guests to enjoy the newest serve from Peroni. Peroni Ambra is also available in a selection of top end bars and restaurants across the UK and available to purchase from Carluccio’s Restaurants nationwide from April 4 and San Carlo’s Restaurants from May.
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