Sunday, 20 May 2012


The new Spring / Summer 2012 collection sees designers such as Dolce & Gabbana, Jason Wu and Valentino grace the Berkeley’s tea stand as Prêt-à-Portea adds a creative twist to the classic elements of the traditional English afternoon tea with cakes and pastries resembling the latest catwalk designs for the style conscious.

Prêt-à-Portea is served in the Caramel Room daily from 1pm to 6pm.
A selection of loose leaf teas & herbal infusions: 
Loose leaf English breakfast, Earl Grey, Ceylon, Lapsang Souchong, Organic Assam, Vanilla, Pear Caramel, White Peony 
Herbal infusions Camomile Citron, Wild Blossom and Berries, Chocolate Mint Truffle, African Amber  
‘Well Being’ fruit infusions Funky Fruits, Posh Pomelo & Melon, Gorgeous Ginger, Luscious Lemon and Amazing Apple 
Exclusive Signature infusion “Caramel Indulgence” 
A mouth-watering selection of miniature savoury skewers, taster spoons, elegant canapés and tea sandwiches.
A collection of cakes and fancies in in the colours of the fashion season and in the style of the world’s finest designers:
Gucci art deco Grand Marnier and dark Valrhona chocolate mousse embellished with golden beads 
Mulberry white chocolate crème de menthe and raspberry mousse topped with a lemon meringue 
Fendi nautical red and white striped vanilla cake filled with fraise des bois cremeux accessorized with oversized yellow button 
Christian Louboutin must have neon yellow high heeled chocolate biscuit with signature red sole 
Jason Wu romantic cherry bavarois and coconut cream topped with playful pink skirt and biscuit heel 
Miu Miu 1950's inspired vanilla bikini biscuit with red hot icing and playful white bow 
Valentino romantic peach cake dress with light pink champagne jelly and edible flower 
Dolce & Gabbana light blue Sicilian blueberry sponge cake wicker basket wrapped in chocolate 
Michael Kors safari opera cake with dark chocolate and mocha filling topped with signature leopard print


  1. The new menu is amazing! I had it during my recent London vacation and I still look at my pictures of it and smile. My favorite treat on the menu was the Gucci mousse. The golden beads are Pop Rocks and the first bite was an unexpected explosion.

    1. Hi Rebecca, Thank you for your comment you have made us very excited to try the new menu !