A Toast to the Rails
Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

A Toast to the Rails

The new, sophisticated Champagne Bar adds another chapter to the glamorous history of the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.

Journeys across Europe aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train are wrapped in a sense of adventure and romance. This year, guests can experience an additional level of elegance and indulgence in the new Champagne Bar.

The bar encapsulates the spirit of 1920s glamour. Guests can admire the rich, dark woods and sensuous Lalique ice buckets as chilled champagne is served in gleaming crystal glassware. Sample the very best vintages, including Taittinger, Louis Roederer Cristal and Laurent-Perrier Rosé.

Cocktail Recipes

For those seeking other taste sensations, Head Barman Walter Nisi creates sublime cocktails in the art-nouveau Bar Car. Whether a classic Martini or the unique Pousse Café du Train, savour your tipple of choice as the resident pianist sets the scene.

Watch our exclusive video and find out how Walter creates one of his most popular cocktails, the Black Sea Breeze.