Spring Sake at Salmontini le Resto

Come along to the plush and intimate surroundings of Salmontini’s private dining Room in Belgravia, to taste Tengu Sake’s updated range. Presented by Oliver Hilton-Johnson in his personable and entertaining way, this is an evening not to be missed. For those of you new to sake it will prove to be informative as well as fun: for those who already know sake it will be a chance to try some intriguing new tastes from some of Tengu Sake’s new breweries. http://www.tengusake.com

A range of Salmontini’s signature sushi and smoked salmon will be matched with SIX different sakes.

Salmontini Le Resto 1, Pont Street, London SW1X 9EJ
Tel: 020 7118 19999

When? Wedneday 9th March 2016 From 6.30 (for a 7 pm start) until 8.30
How much? £40 to BSA members: £45 to non-members and guests.

Payment to be made directly to the British Sake Association (not Salmontini)

Reserve your place by e mailing events@britishsakeassociation.org and we’ll send details of making payment directly by BACS

Details of membership of the British Sake Association can be found on the website

East Meets West…An Exclusive Evening of Japanese Culture and Sake

In Dorset?  Then this event’s for you…

We’re delighted to announce the first Hive Beach Company event in partnership with the British Sake Association where we will host the Yasumoto family, from the Hakugakusen Brewery, who will present a selection of their premium sakes.

Explaining the sakes will be Sake Sommelier Ms Hitomi Kimura, from Japan and Shirley Booth; President of the British Sake Association.

A taster menu of Japanese-inspired food, specially prepared by Watch House Chef Steve Bant to match the sakes, will be served to accompany the tastings. You’ll be able to watch Steve demonstrating the dishes before each course so expect the evening to be interactive and fun!

Shirley booth

Shirley Booth

Shirley Booth lives here in West Dorset and has a wealth of knowledge and passion for this national drink of Japan, so a great opportunity to find out more about this intriguing drink.

This promises to be a very special evening, with the Sake brewers and Sommelier coming over from Japan for this event. But places are very limited so early booking is essential!

We hope that you will join us and look forward to welcoming you to this unique evening!


Date:     Friday 19th September 2014

Venue:  Watch House Café – West Bay West Bay, Bridport, Dorset DT6 4EN (plenty of parking nearby)

Time:    6.45pm for 7pm – 8.30pm

Cost:     £35 per person

Booking essential!

To book: email events@hivebeachcafe.co.uk stating the number of places and names of attendees. You will then receive a payment request via email. Or telephone Caz Richards – 01308 459490.

Event – An Exclusive Evening of Japanese Culture and Sake from Fukui 17/09/14

UK debut of Hakugakusen Award-winning sakes

Hakugakusen logo

We are delighted to announce the first UK visit of the Yasumoto family, including Master Brewer Takeshi Yasumoto, from Hakugakusen Brewery, who will present an exclusive selection of their Premium sakes, aided by SSI-certified  Sake Sommelier Ms Hitomi Kimura.

This a special preview for British Sake Association members and guests, of sakes which have never been available here before. *

 A selection of Japanese food, prepared especially by our hosts to match the sakes, will be served.

In addition the evening will include a presentation of exclusive sake ceramics by Ms Kazuko Sashita from Tokyo’s Space Q Gallery; Ms Kazue Shinohara will demonstrate Japanese Calligraphy and Ms Fumiko Kikuchi, Origami, with originals for you to take home as gifts.

All are coming over from Japan just for this event. This promises to be a very special evening, but places are limited so book early.

*soon to be retailing here in the UK, available through JFC


Date:     Wednesday 17th September 2014
Venue:  Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD. Tel: 020 7388 4539

Time:    6.45- 8.30pm

Cost:     £25 members / £30 non-members.  All Welcome.


To book email events@britishsakeassociation.org, stating the number of tickets, the names of attendees and whether a member of not.  You will then receive a payment request via email.

Exclusive offer for BSA members

£5 off tickets to the Hayashi Honten and Kurobuta sake party!

Our  pals at Tengu Sake are organising an event with the very talented, ex-Nobu chef and Head Chef of Kurobuta to celebrate the UK visit of sake brewer, Hayashi-san of Hayashi Honten.

They’ve very generously extended a £5 discount to all paid-up BSA members.

Please quote your BSA membership number when you book.

To find out more details and book please follow this link.

International Sake Day: 15% off sake & ramen!

Mon 30th September – Thurs 3rd October: Tonkotsu Bar & Ramen, Dean St, London

To celebrate International Sake Day (日本酒の日) on 1st October Tonkotsu Bar & Ramen are offering a special set menu of a bowl of their delicious ramen + 180ml flask of sake for only £18!  PLUS they’re offering 15% off all their bottles of sake!

  • Soho Ramen & flask of “Black Face”
  • Tokyo Ramen & flask of “Morning Dew”
  • Tonkotsu Ramen & flask of “Ancient Mountain”

ALL £18!

Why not get a group of friends together and enjoy an evening of fabulous ramen and amazing sake?!
No need to book, just turn up for lunch or dinner.

International Sake Day 2013 Tonkotsu