Tuesday, 29 October 2013

NEW COLLECTION! Mouth-watering Prêt-à-Portea delicacies with a fashionista twist At The Berkeley London

The Berkeley London designer afternoon tea, Prêt-à-Portea, is inspired by the themes and colours of the fashion world. The menu is transformed every six months to follow the changing seasons in fashion.

The new Autumn/ Winter 2013 Prêt-à-Portea collection Looks to be the best yer.  This seasons showpieces include Burberry's signature trench coat and Saint Laurent's must-have red leather duffle bag featuring on the Berkeley's tea stand. 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. 

Burberry Prorsum heart patterned ginger biscuit trench with caramel icing

Gianvito Rossi chocolate over-the-knee boot biscuit with ankle strap

Emporio Armarni violet cassis mousse and light Curacao jelly topped with chocolate swirl

Jean Paul Gaultier gold quilted banana and caramel cremeux with passion fruit compote accessorised with leopard print chocolate shard

Saint Laurent essential autumn red "Classic Duffle 6" Victoria sponge cake bag 

Vivienne Westwood Anglomania oversized checked mint green macaroon 

Miu Miu polka dot jaconde and Gianduia mousse topped with playful orange neckscarf 

Giles antique gold chocolate feather set on a base of Sacher Torte 

Oscar de la Renta orange bavarois emphasised with shocking pink chocolate embroidery 

Service is from 1pm - 5.30pm every day 

Gluten and nut free can be catered for. Please mention any dietary requirements at time of reservation 
and allow 24 hours' notice. 

Price range £39 - £55


Monday, 28 October 2013

Experience a flavoursome Afternoon Tea named and influenced by the gardens of Hyde Park At The Knightsbridge Lounge

Served under a canopy of magnolia blossoms, The Knightsbridge Lounge is an idyllic Hyde Park-inspired tea parlour and champagne bar offering a modern “Distinctly Knightsbridge” High Tea with fragrant blends by Twinings and hot chocolate inspired by Rococo Chocolates.

The Distinctly Knightsbridge Afternoon Tea consists of a quiche little taster, sandwiches, scones, pastries and your choice of tea from our recommended teas or from our Ritual of Tea menu – £37.

Recommended champagne cocktails - Kir Royal / Mimosa Cocktail / Bellini Cocktail - £16 each

Served daily from 15.00pm to 18.00pm

Quiche Little Taster

King’s Quiche Little Taster 
Norwegian red king crab warm quiche thermidor with seaweed butter.

Selection of Sandwiches
Serpentine Salmon Sandwich : 
London cured hot smoked salmon and Keta caviar on fennel-raisin bread.
Green Fields Peppered 
Beef Sandwich : 
Surrey farm peppered beef, Norwich mustard and watercress on malted grain bread
Cavalry’s Coronation Chicken Sandwich : 
Norwich Farm coronation chicken with corn, mango and coriander, on nut bread
Joy of Life Fountain Egg Mayonnaise Sandwich : 
Silver Hill duck egg mayonnaise and mustard cress on Viennese briochette.

Scones and Cream
 Plain buttermilk scones
Scones with sultanas and candied cherries
accompanied by Devon clotted cream, British strawberry jam and orange marmalade.

Selection of Park Pastries

The Rose Garden Macaroon -
Almond-flavoured macaroon and buttercream.
The Dandelion Lollipops - 
Marshmallow, Turkish delight and nougat lollipops.
The Elderflower Jelly and Meringue Cup 
Shot of Granny Smith apple 
local cider & blackberry jelly and meringue cup.
The Blackbird’s Nest Chocolate Waffle - 
Tropical chocolate mousse waffle cone and sugared praline.
The Serpentine Swan Petit Chou - 
Petit chou pastry swan, with hazelnut and praline cream.
The Churchill Hyde Park Gate Crème Brulée - 
Dark chocolate and vanilla crème brulée cake.
The Silver Maple Tartlet 
Ivory white chocolate and pistacho mouse and golden leaf.
Festive Tartlet - 
Gooseberry and Ginger Tartlet
Walnut cupcake
Walnut and whisky buttercream cup cake