This is the perfect lunch for Queen Elizabeth, as chosen by Buckingham Palace

Joe Vesey-Byrne
Thursday 07 December 2017 10:30
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This is what the lady who lunches likes to eat.

Business Insider got the menu from Petty Officer Dean Allen, the chef in charge of preparing Queen Elizabeth's lunchtime meal on the HMS Queen Elizabeth.

The Queen is due to visit the Royal Navy's newest aircraft carrier on Thursday, to formally 'commission' the carrier into the Royal Navy.

The HMS Queen Elizabeth supercarrier heads into port on August 16, 2017 in Portsmouth, England. The HMS Queen Elizabeth is the lead ship in the new Queen Elizabeth class of supercarriers. Weighing in at 65,000 tonnes she is the largest war ship deployed by the British Royal Navy.(Picture: Leon Neal/Getty Images)

According to Allen, he and his team submitted multiple menu ideas for consideration to Buckingham Palace.

The choices that came back were:


Salmon tian with fennel and apple salad.

Main course

Double rib of lamb with bread bean cassoulet and lemon jus.


Burnt orange tart with poached meringue and blackberry compote.

HT Business Insider

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