Vodka, Cuban cigars, Uma Thurman for Warne’s 40th birthday
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Australian spin legend Shane Warne will celebrate his 40th birthday with 200 mates, a bottle of Polish vodka, a Cuban cigar - and possibly Hollywood actress Uma Thurman.
Warne turns 40 on Sunday.
Speculation mounted that the Hollywood superstar of Kill Bill fame will join the 200-strong invitation list including Sam Newman, Garry Lyon, Eddie McGuire, Jeff Fenech, poker ace Jo Hachem and a host of business leaders and media chiefs.
Ex-wife Simone Callahan will also be there in the latest sign their roller coaster romance is back on track.
Cricket legends Allan Border and Ian Chappell have been invited, but Steve Waugh and Adam Gilchrist are not on the list.
Best mate Aaron Hamill, who played for Warne's beloved Saints, will lead the AFL contingent.
Warne has booked a ritzy Chapel St cocktail lounge for Friday night's bumper bash. And the party is tipped to extend well into the early hours of Saturday morning thanks to a 7 a.m. liquor licence, the 'Daily Telegraph' reports.
Warne came across the South Yarra bar three months ago while searching for venues.The decore is described as "fit to play host to a Russian billionaire''.
On offer are $1500 bottles of French champagne and a range of pricey seafood and Asian dishes - but sadly, no baked beans or pizza.
It is believed Warne's only request to venue management was for a regular flow of his preferred drink of choice – "Belevedere vodka and Red Bull" - and somewhere to enjoy a celebratory smoke.
On offer are 1500 dollars bottles of French champagne and a range of pricey seafood and Asian dishes, but no baked beans or pizza.