The Henley Regatta is one of London’s most famous sporting events which will take place on 3rd to 5th July this year. It’s a time when the upper echelons of Britain descend onto the banks of the Thames to dress up, have a picnic, drink PIMM’S and be seen atthe place to be seen.
If you are planning a party or have been charged with hosting an unforgettable event in celebration of the regatta, look no further than Allens for all your catering equipment hire in Henley on Thames. At Allens, you’re guaranteed a comprehensive collection of high-quality catering and furniture hire from outdoor seating solutions to kitchen and bar equipment.
Hosting outdoors has never been easier and it’s perfectly in keeping with the theme of the regatta. Create an outdoor event that’ll outdo with a barbeque, a few pagodas, a sensational table setting consisting of plenty of fresh flowers, fine bone china and stemware that’ll impress like Open Up or Magnifico Crystal. In addition you can offer your guests picnic blankets and straw Boater hats with a black band.
Keep your colour schemes light and breezy with pale pastels, whites, creams and ivory. As for the PIMM’S, why not spoil your VIPs with any one of these delicious cocktails served in your choice of glassware from Allens
Strawberry to garnish
Add 25ml of PIMM’S No.1 into a champagne flute and top up with champagne. Cut a slice into the strawberry, place it over the lip of the glass and serve.
In a tall glass add plenty of ice, pour in 50ml of PIMM’S No.1 (or 200ml into a jug) and top up with lemonade. Slice strawberries, cucumber and orange segments, add them in with plenty of mint and serve.
Slice of lemon and a sprig of mint to garnish
Mix one part PIMM’S to three parts ginger ale, add plenty of ice, a slice of lemon, the mint and serve.
Orange Slices and Strawberry to garnish
Mix one part PIMM’S with one and a half parts of orange juice, and one and a half parts of cranberry juice in a tall glass with plenty of ice. Next, pop in a slice of orange and a strawberry and serve.