Saturday, 14 May 2016

Manolo Blahnik - Fashion Afternoon Tea


Served in the sublime settings of Raffles Salon, the themed afternoon tea incorporates the essence of Manolo Blahnik’s hand-crafted signature pieces including the clas

sic Hangisi pumps. Menu items include peach praline chocolate stilettos, yoghurt panna cotta and sour cherries hat stand, and blueberry blushers to name a few.

Guests of Raffles Dubai’s new collection also stand the chance to win their own pair of Manolo Blahnik as six Manolo Blahnik shoes are being raffled away during the time-limited partnership to six lucky afternoon tea guests.

The Fashion Afternoon Tea was first introduced to Dubai in 2011 by Raffles Executive Pastry Chef Roland Eitzinger. By observing the fashion shows worldwide, Chef Roland and his Pastry team re-created fashionable collections in incredible shapes and flavours promising to dazzle your taste buds.

Offer Includes

The Manolo Blahnik Collection is offered every day in Raffles Salon, located in the lobby, from 2pm to 7pm. The afternoon tea is priced at AED 249 for two people or AED 449 for two people with a glass of Champagne each.

To reserve your stylish experience, call +971 4 324 8888 or email


To celebrate Princess Charlotte of Cambridge’s first birthday in May and Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday in June, The Lanesborough has launched a Pink Princess Afternoon Tea especially created by the hotel’s award-winning Head Pastry Chef Nicolas Rouzaud. The Lanesborough will be serving the new Pink Princess Afternoon Tea, from May 1st to June 12th 2016.

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Marie Antoinette Afternoon Tea, Pont St at Belgraves Hotel - Knightsbridge

Belgraves Hotel is a chic boutique style hotel that brings Bohemia to Belgravia, combining New York's loft style with the stately traditions of Britain.

Their Executive Chef has created a sumptuous Afternoon Tea inspired by the opulence of Marie Antointte's court. This Afternoon Tea menu features savoury treats such as foie gras on brioche toast and smoked salmon pumpernickel. Sweet treats such as chocolate opera cake and rose macaroon.

This hotel is positioned just a short walk from Harrods and King's Road, respectively, making it an ideal base for those who wish to explore the surrounding area.



An Afternoon Tea Inspired by Marie Antoinette

Rose macaroon
Chocolate opera cake
Absinthe choux
Champagne lychee jelly with rosewater cream
Fondant fancies
Marie Antoinette playing card biscuit

Foie gras on brioche toast
Cheese balls with quince
Hollandaise quail egg tartlets
Smoked salmon pumpernickel
Finger sandwiches

£35 per person

£45 per person with a glass of Ruinart Champagne

Thursday, 5 February 2015

Chloé Afternoon Tea at The Rosebery Lounge, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London

The Perfect Knightsbridge Backdrop for Afternoon Tea and Champagne Cocktails

In celebration of London Fashion Week, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is offering a Chloé-inspired afternoon tea in the enchanting tea room, The Rosebery. Guests can induldge in a selection of sandwiches, along with themed pastries and cakes. Available from 12th February until 9th March. 

The Rosebery at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London is one of London's most celebrated hotels. The Rosebery provides an elegant and luxurious setting to indulge in Afternoon Tea.

Chloé Afternoon Tea

A Selection of Sandwiches
Slow roasted organic chicken and buttered corn
Smoked salmon tartar with crème fraîche and dill
Cotswold egg and mustard cress
Cucumber, cream cheese and pea shoots
Portland crab and crayfish fondue on brioche
Wiltshire cured ham and heritage tomatoes

Freshly Baked Golden Raisins and Plain Scones
Accompanied by Devonshire clotted cream, strawberry jam, rose petal jelly
or homemade lemon curd

A Selection of Hand-Made Pastries
The Drew: cherry and almond Manjari chocolate ganache
Purple frills: Coconut mousse, spiced pineapple and ginger sable
1971: Lime posset and wild strawberry cremeaux eclair
Tropical Petticoat: guava parfait, crunchy passion fruit and sable breton
Pistachio cloud: Layered pistachio and vanilla delice

A Selection of Seasonal Cakes and Mandeleines

£45.00 per person

With a glass of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs £54 pp

With a glass of Ruinart Rosé £58 pp

With a glass of Krug Grande Cuvée £82 pp

The Rosebery Teamaster's choice Afternoon Tea £62 pp
Teamaster's selection of three varieties from the rare tea list‎

KWEST Hotel Launches Glam Rock Themed Afternoon Tea, Served At Midnight!

K West Hotel in Shepherd’s Bush has launched a glam rock themed afternoon tea, complete with fruit tea infused cocktail shots, available from 10pm to 1am, as well as the more traditional time of 2-6pm.

Priced at £22.50, the fun afternoon tea has been launched to celebrate the hotel’s musical heritage as a one-time recording studio used by the likes of music legends such as David Bowie, the Kinks, Roxy Music, and Bob Marley.

Displayed on vintage record covers, the Rock Tea is served from electric blue and pink china in the hotel’s studio bar & kitchen, and includes fresh ‘rolling scones’ with clotted cream and strawberry jam, as well as a selection of cakes decorated with edible glittery music notes.

Other treats on the tea include mini gooey chocolate brownies, lemon tarts, almond & orange cake, macaroons and white chocolate ganache lollipops spiked with popping candy, as well as a selection of finger sandwiches.

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Afternoon Tea At The Hotel Café Royal, London

The London High Society Afternoon Tea is served in the iconic Oscar Wilde Bar, located within the historic Hotel Cafe Royal on Piccadilly. Created by Executive Chef Andrew Turner and Executive Pastry Chef Andrew Blas, the tea is an exquisite take on the classic English tradition and includes a selection of indulgent sandwiches, cakes, scones and pastries. The Oscar Wilde Bar offers Londoners and visitors to the city the perfect spot for a special occasion or simply to indulge for an afternoon.

Sandwiches on offer include: Wild boar, crackling, pickled apple and mustard bun; Goat's cheese puff and wine jelly; and Mary Rose prawn cocktail. Pastries include: Absinthe Green Fairy macaroon; Blackberry and apple Regent; and Seasonal flower pot. Traditional golden raisin and plain scones are also on offer, served with clotted cream and lemon curd or strawberry and gold preserve. Classic cakes include gluten free lemon drizzle cake and Traditional fruit cake. A selection of exclusive tea blends are also on offer including: Oscar (an authentic and historic Lapsang Souchong, lightly smoked); Celestine (soft black China tea with sweet Madagascan vanilla pod and pretty cornflowers); Golden Caryatid (attractive gold-flecked black tea from Yunnan); and Queensbury (a refreshing, herbal infusion of lemongrass, fennel seed and liquorice root).

All this is served in the breathtaking Oscar Wilde Bar (formerly the iconic Grill Room) which has been stunningly restored to its authentic Louis XVI detailing. The room oozes grandeur and sophistication, offering the perfect place to host the most glamorous afternoon tea in London.

Sunday, 10 August 2014

Afternoon Tea Week Competition (11-17 August)

With afternoon tea week starting tomorrow now is the perfect time to treat yourself. is offering 25% off 50 participating venues when booking with them throughout August. 

We have teamed up with and Nudge PR to bring you a fantastic competition to win a great prize!

All you have to do is answer this question:

How many venues are listed on

Please email answers to

Please include full name! 

The prize includes: 

“A Russell Hobbs Buckingham Kettle worth £39.99 - this super sleek stainless steel kettle is 75% quieter than a standard kettle, perfect for that sneaky cuppa”

A £25 voucher - for use on the website

A Vintage Tea Party three-tier cardboard cake stand - perfect for hosting afternoon tea at home

A BB Bakery London bus travel mug - perfect for tea addicts on the go

UK residents only please 
Competition runs (August 11-17).