Zambuni’s Blog

Musings from the Zambuni world. Below we explore the best of both town and country.

Come fishing for taimen in Mongolia

An adventure I have always wanted to embark on is finally happening next year. We are working with one of the most experienced travel guides in Mongolia, a relationship that has been built over the past few years. If you are tempted to join us or interested in booking a separate trip to Mongolia, just let me know.      "Taimen are the ultimate...

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In Celebration of British Game Week

We are passionate about game at Zambuni. This week is Great British Game Week and we celebrated in style at the Dundas Arms in Kintbury. Chef and Author Jose Souto gave a talk about the importance of eating British Game and how we should all be eating more game, not necessarily because it tastes great, but the health benefits surpass most other meats...

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An Autumnal Spectacle

What’s not to love about foraging for truffles, staying in a stately, stomping around the West Sussex countryside in Le Chameau wellies and feasting on a six-course truffle inspired menu? A few of us were lucky enough to be invited along to celebrate the partnership of Cowdray Park and Le Chameau. It was all about engaging in the stunning British countryside...

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Leading chefs compete in shooting competition

To celebrate the consumption of British game across the country and its growth over the last decade, Boisdale Restaurants, who have been serving game since 1989, brought together the best in the restaurant business to go head-to-head for the ultimate title of Shooting Chef of the Year 2018. The competition saw the finest chefs and restaurateurs compete against each other to shoot...

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Pickett Celebrates 30th Anniversary  

This year luxury leather goods brand Pickett celebrates its 30-year anniversary. With a shop in both Burlington Gardens and on Sloane Street, Pickett offers an unsurpassable service in its inviting emporium. It’s a voyage of discovery as the store is a collection of rooms, each revealing product in specific areas to showcase the feel of home, complimented with eclectic furniture and...

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Celebrating Wild British Produce

The Eat Game Awards is a brand-new initiative created by three leading British businesses, James Purdey & Sons Ltd, Boisdale Restaurants and Taste of Game, bringing together the shooting, game meat and hospitality sectors to celebrate the wild game meat produced in Britain. The Awards will embark on a national search to find the champions of British game and to reward their...

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Visit Orvis UK at The Game Fair 2018

Join Orvis UK at the Game Fair 2018, Friday 27th to Sunday 29th July, at stands #G808 and #L1443 for all things fly fishing, dog and outdoor lifestyle! Orvis Fly Fishing 101: Throughout the weekend Orvis instructors will be offering free Learn to Fly Fish classes on the casting pool in the Fishing Village. FF101 introduces modern fly fishing to absolute beginners by...

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Matarrubia Shooting Estate, Spain

Less than an hour from Madrid lies one of Spain’s finest shooting estates. Since the lodge was built two years ago, I have been fortunate enough to be invited on several occasions to shoot Spanish partridge. They are some of my most memorable weekends in the past few years for many reasons ranging from the sport to the climate to the...

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