Swans Bar at Maison Assouline
Originally a banking hall, this Grade II listed building in Piccadilly now offers welcome respite from the bustle of city life. Maison Assouline is a paradise for bibliophiles, being a fusion of cultural lifestyle bookshop and elegant café-bar. Comfy armchairs are gathered around coffee tables, creating the atmosphere of a private library rather than a commercial venture.
In the morning mini croissants are available and can be enjoyed with coffee and hot chocolate by H.R. Higgins or a sophisticated selection of artisan tea by Dammann Frères, ranging from the classic English Breakfast to the fragrant Star Elixir. Light savoury dishes and sweet treats are served all day, along with an intriguing list of lesser-known cocktails and an approachable selection of wine and Champagne, available by the glass or bottle. A timeless French choice is l’Ami Louis foie gras with lightly toasted baguette and a glass of Sauternes; a more contemporary combination is burratina salad with chicory and fresh grapes and a glass of coconut water; and the mini chocolate duo is the perfect accompaniment to your tea or coffee of choice.
Maison Assouline is a relaxed and chic setting for a quiet coffee, light lunch, early dinner or stylish private event. Please contact Eugenio Rolfo for details of exclusive hire.