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A culinary journey with the Oriole Express

Summer holiday is approaching, which means the team at Oriole Garden Bistro is taking you on a culinary journey to the most enchanting destinations around the world. Every year, the Oriole Express travels to five destinations, in honour of Sofitel’s 60 years jubilee, we will travel to the locations of the Sofitel Legend hotels in Amsterdam, Aswan, Hanoi, Panama and Cartagena, along with our newest gem that we will still keep a secret!

The journey begins in June in picturesque The Netherlands, known for its colourful tulip fields and charming canals. Enjoy delicious stroopwafels while admiring the iconic windmills.

July takes us to the mystical Egypt, where ancient pyramids and mysterious temples await to be discovered. Taste the flavours of the Egyptian cuisine as you cruise along the Nile.

In August, we dive into the vibrant culture of Vietnam and China, with its lively markets and beautiful rice fields. Let yourself be enchanted by the delicious Asian cuisine.

September is all about adventure in Panama and Colombia, both known for the beauty of their rainforests and their coastal locations. Taste the rich flavours of Colombian coffee and enjoy the fresh seafood these countries have to offer.

We conclude the journey in an enchanting, surprise destination known for its fairy tale castles. Lose yourself in the cobblestone streets and enjoy a refreshing glass of local beer.

With three stamps in your Oriole passport, you will receive a tasty reward of your choice. And don't forget to save up for a delicious three course Menu du Chef lunch at Oriole Garden Bistro. Are you ready to board this unforgettable journey? Don't forget your luggage!

Every month, the kitchen brigade at Oriole Garden Bistro serves a delightful Menu du Chef according to the specialty of the country where the Oriole Express is currently located. Enjoy a three course Menu du Chef for €49 or a four course Menu du Chef for €58. Additionally, you can complete your international lunch or dinner with two or three glasses of matching wines selected by our Director of Wine.