Choosing your venue is a key decision for any event. Darwin, a specialist building company were inspired by Cutty Sark, the World’s last surviving Tea Clipper. To enhance the surroundings of this Iconic tall ship guests were served a ‘Voyager’ menu created by Fizz and inspired by Cutty’s journeys around the globe.
‘Our guests were intrigued to know what the ‘Voyager menu’ was all about, but at every course, whether that be Chinese, Australian or Portuguese there were compliments all round – and to enjoy all of this beneath Cutty Sark’s hull really made our evening one to remember.’
1870 – 78 The China Tea Years
During this period Cutty Sark carried tea & other goods from China
Sharing Oriental Platter
Vegetarian spring rolls
Asian tuna tartare & mango
Breadcrumb tiger king prawns
Chicken satay sticks
Chinese Fortune salad
Spiced prawn crackers
Served with Dipping Sauces
1883–1895: The Australian Wool Years Establishing a reputation as the fastest ship,
CuttySark dominated the Wool Trade for 10 years.
Slow roasted Australian lamb shoulder, sweet potato mash,
roast potatoes and vegetables, red wine gravy
1895–1922: The Portuguese Years
After being sold to J. Ferreira & Co. Cutty Sark was renamed
the Ferreira and carried various cargoes mainly between Portugal and her empire
Canapé Desserts & Cheese Plate
Poached port pears, whipped cream, ginger crumb
Mini citron tart
individually portioned cheese, crackers and chutney served on a slate
Coffee & Pass the Port
Which of these do you think might suit your guests?
The Cutty Sark offers a wealth of opportunities to draw guests into the unique setting in a fun and interactive way. Darwin included in their evening a Mastermind quiz challenging guests on all things Maritime and concluded with an entertaining speech from QI host Giles Brandwreth and a disco!