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.