Glorious 12th - Are U Game?

For all U game birds, Urbanologie presents the best places to celebrate the launch of Glorious 12th all over London...

Rabbit Restaurant

In celebration of the Glorious Twelfth, acclaimed Rabbit Restaurant is teaming up with The London Shooting Club to bring the very first grouse of the season, actually on Saturday 12th August. The London Shooting Club will bring the first grouse of the season down from the Yorkshire moors straight into Rabbit's kitchen, just in time to serve diners a delicious dinner of roasted grouse served with candied beetroot, smoked onion petals, blackcurrant and Armagnac game sauce. 

Corrigan's Mayfair 

Glorious Twelfth is an auspicious date in Corrigan’s Mayfair calendar, as the home of game it is when they come to their own and showcase what they do best. Corrigan’s Mayfair’s famous Grouse pie for two, has been on the menu since it opened in 2008, a seasonal treat. But things don’t stop there. From the 12th August onwards enjoy a menu to celebrate the season including dishes such as: roasted saddle of rabbit and pheasant to roasted Yorkshire grouse, loin of Dartmoor venison and the ever-delicious joys of Spatchcock pigeon.

The Jugged Hare

The Gastropub is one of the first London restaurants to serve grouse on the Glorious Twelfth. The team travels to the stunning heather moors to bag the first shoot of the season and races back to cook a special five-course British game dinner the same day. Including dishes such as: Roast breast of wild Suffolk wood pigeon, baby gem, truffle, sweetcorn; Smoked loin and braised shoulder of Yorkshire hare, wheat grain, hedgehog mushrooms and Roast breast and confit leg of red grouse, spiced cabbage, grouse liver pâté, game chips, malted bread sauce, hunter’s jus. These dishes are accompanied by expertly paired wines chosen by ETM Group Sommelier, Guillaume Mahaut. Tickets are priced at £95 per person and dinner starts at 7.30 pm (sharp). 

Cinnamon Club

Kick off the shooting season on the Glorious Twelfth in the best way possible at The Cinnamon Club. First tuck into the unique Shikaar breakfast, a curried game mince (of grouse and venison) with a fried egg and cumin pao – Bombay spiced vegetables. If game for breakfast is a little too wild, why not head down to The Cinnamon Club for the ‘Game On’ tasting menu running from 18th September until 16th October (£70 per person or £120 with paired wines), where Executive Chef Vivek Singh and Head Chef Rakesh Ravindran Nair’s dishes draw inspiration from India’s centuries-old hunting traditions. 


Get your game face on at Native. Championing the grouse in all its glory Native is serving a wholly unique and creative six-course tasting menu, comprising of dishes made from everything that a grouse eats. The inspired ‘Everything a Grouse Eats’ six-course tasting menu, using innovative cooking techniques that showcase the birds’ exceptional diversity in delivering robust and distinctive flavours. Dishes include: buttermilk grouse with London honey & wild marjoram, puffed barley, emulsion of wild herbs, whipped ricotta & flowers and heather smoked grouse, hedgerow berries, Kentish cobnuts, salt baked beetroot & chickweed. Priced at £55 per person with paired British wines at £24.


In celebration of the British game season, Plateau in Canary Wharf is launching a series of seasonal supper clubs, offering a specially curated menu by Head Chef Jeremy Trehout, honouring a different game bird for a week of each month from August to October. From 14-18 August, the main course for the supper clubs will be a dish of Roasted grouse served with wild mushrooms, celeriac, bread sauce, and game chips. Tickets for The Nest also includes welcome canapés, a bottle of real ale, starter of Venison carpaccio with smoked yogurt and pickled mushrooms, and for dessert a seasonal take on the traditional Eton Mess. For The Nest supper clubs 11, 12, 14 September, grouse will be replaced with partridge, and for 9, 11, 12, 14 October, pheasant will be taking pride of place alongside seasonal starters and desserts. Priced at £45pp, this supper club experience will start at 7.30pm.

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