The Bar at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena Poised to Re-Open October 1
New name “The Tap Room” pays homage to the hotel’s first bar
PASADENA, Calif. – September 30, 2010 – The Langham Huntington, Pasadena is pleased to announce that upon completion of its exciting renovation, the former bar will re-open as The Tap Room, named after the hotel’s first bar, dating back to the 1930s shortly following Prohibition. The Tap Room will be a stylish and inviting space featuring classic and innovative handmade cocktails, an eclectic wine selection, premium artisanal beers on tap from around the world and upscale, innovative bar food.
The Tap Room, designed by The Johnson Studio, features contemporary additions while maintaining the unique historical and traditional aesthetics that are a signature of the room. New features include stylish flexible seating, a fireplace with a surrounding “living room” complete with cozy couches, beautifully restored mahogany paneling and pillars, and a spectacular lounge-like outdoor patio offering sweeping views of The Langham’s Horseshoe Garden and San Marino.
The drink menu will include traditional and modern hand crafted cocktails showcasing big, bold flavors and fresh ingredients. It will also offer an eclectic wine selection and top shelf liquor such as single malt scotch, tequila, cognac, bourbon, whiskey and port. Artisanal beers on tap will include: Unibroue Blanche De Chambly, Chimay White “Tripel,” Spaten Oktoberfest, Franziskaner Hefeweizen, Morland’s Old Speckled Hen, Birra Moretti, Green Flash West Coast IPA and North Coast Old Rasputin.
The Tap Room food menu will put an upscale twist on traditional bar favorites. The menu will feature small plates with flavors from around the world such as Lobster Corn Dogs, Smoked Salmon Tartar, Kobe Beef Patty Melt Sliders, Buffalo Rings and a Sausage Panini, among other indulgent choices.
The Tap Room will be open seven days a week. For more information, please call (626) 585-6457 or visit http://pasadena.langhamhotels.com. Valet parking is $5 for guests of The Tap Room.
About The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
Capturing the grace and elegance of classic Southern California, The Langham Huntington is an iconic landmark hotel located at the base of the picturesque San Gabriel Mountains, just minutes from downtown Los Angeles in beautiful Pasadena. A renowned Pasadena hotel since 1907, the property features 380 guestrooms including 38 suites, eight cottages, award-winning dining and a luxurious spa featuring treatments based upon Traditional Chinese Medicine.
About Langham Hotels International & Its Affiliates
Langham has a legendary hotel heritage dating back to 1865 when The Langham in London originally opened as Europe’s first Grand Hotel. For over 140 years, this flagship hotel has been at the forefront of sophisticated and gracious hospitality. Today, all Langham Hotels worldwide inherit the same philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses creating a truly unique hotel experience. The group is pursuing an aggressive portfolio growth strategy using its distinctive brands and affiliate – The Langham, Langham Place and Eaton. Currently 19 hotels, including affiliates, are open or in the pipeline across four continents.
The Langham is where guests can enjoy service with poise and be enchanted by our innovation and traditions while Langham Place, the fun sibling of The Langham, is about living the 21st century through design, technology and attitude, epitomising stimulating and artistic hospitality.
Eaton, a premium affiliate brand, aims to surprise and delight our guests with a value-for-money proposition that delivers a stylish, modern level of comfort with spirited, can-do service.
Langham Hotels International is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings (Stock Code: 0041) which was founded in 1963 and listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972. Reservations for Langham hotels can be made by logging onto langhamhotels.com or for Eaton Hotels log onto eatonhotels.com.