Afternoon Tea in London
Enjoy your Afternoon Tea in the Lobby, under the luminescence of the spectacular glass dome. Traditional Afternoon Tea includes a choice of sandwiches, warm scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream and a selection of cakes that are hand crafted from an expert pastry chef. It is served Monday to Sunday - 2:30pm until 5pm.
GREAT BRITONS AFTERNOON TEA
Selection of Finger Sandwiches
Smoked Scottish salmon with herb crème fraiche on rye bread
Honey roast Norfolk ham with English mustard on white bread
Cucumber and chive cream cheese on granary bread
Roast beef, horseradish cream & watercress on wholegrain bread
Daily savoury tart
Fruit scone with Cornish clotted cream & strawberry preserve
Savoury scone with herb butter
Selection of 3 Great Britons pastries
Choice of fine teas
£29 per person
£39 with a glass of Champagne
GREAT BRITONS PASTRIES
SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL
30th November 1874 – 24th January 1965
A British Conservative politician and statesman known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during the Second World War and widely regarded as one of the world's greatest wartime leaders. Known for his wit, wisdom and watercolours.
A true cake lover, Sir Winston commissioned his 80th birthday cake to be based on The Queen's wedding cake. This Dundee cake is an individual fruit cake made with whisky, topped with marzipan and fondant icing, and finished with a sugar Bowler hat.
DIANA, PRINCESSOF WALES
1st July 1961 – 31st August 1997
England's Rose and the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, whom she married on 29th July 1981. Diana was well known for her fundraising work with charities across the globe.
An English classic – a soft vanilla Victoria Sponge filled with homemade raspberry jam and topped with rosewater cream and a sugar rose.
7th September 1533 – 24th March 1603
Queen of England and Ireland from 17th November 1558 until her death in 1603. Elizabeth's reign is known as the Elizabethan era, famous above all for the flourishing of English drama, led by playwrights such as William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe, and for the seafaring prowess of English adventurers such as Sir Francis Drake.
Elizabeth's notorious sweet tooth is the inspiration behind our Lavender Cup Cakes, topped with lavender cream and a silver and lilac sugar crown. Lavender was a popular herb at Court - the sweet-smelling herbs were used to ward off the foul smells of the Tudor age.
SIR ISAAC NEWTON
25th December 1642 – 20th March 1727
An English physicist and mathematician who is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His work formulated the laws of motion and gravity that dominated scientists' view of the universe for the next three centuries.
In Newton's honour, the Threadneedles team has created a caramelised apple and lemon thyme tart using Cox's apples from Buckinghamshire, encased in a sweet vanilla pastry.
9th October 1940 – 8th December 1980
Lennon was an English musician, singer, songwriter and peace activist who rose to worldwide fame with The Beatles. Together with Paul McCartney, he formed one of the most celebrated song writing partnerships of the 20th century.
An Opera gateau marks the 60's icon's penchant for chocolate and cornflakes. The pastry team has conjured a layered coffee and chocolate gateau with a cornflake base and a sugar LP to top it all off.
ADMIRAL LORD NELSON
29th September 1758 – 21st October 1805
Famed for his inspirational leadership and innovative tactics during the Napoleonic wars. What became known as "The Nelson Touch" lead to great victories at Copenhagen, The Nile and Trafalgar, losing both an eye and an arm in combat. He died aboard HMS Victory during his finest hour and his body was brought home, preserved in a barrel of rum.
Nelson's time stationed in the spice islands is remembered in our rich spice cake soaked in Navy Rum and topped with a chocolate barrel.
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