Town House at The Kensington launches ‘London Landmarks’ Afternoon Tea

by Newsdesk - Thursday December 20, 2018 11:12 am

Town House at The Kensington have announced their new London Landmarks Afternoon Tea, launching in January 2019.

mcith_Screenshot%202018-12-20%20at%2012.Following their Tale As Old As Time offering, the new Town House at The KensingtonAfternoon Tea takes inspiration from London’s most recognisable and historic landmarks, taking diners on a tour of the capital’s most famed structures.

Tributes featured on the landmark inspired menu include architectural triumphs such as The Gherkin crafted from White Chocolate with a Dark Chocolate Ganache and The Shard made of Carrot Cake & Milk Chocolate.

Alongside an iconic London Telephone Box imagined in Rhubarb Mousse and Big Ben-inspired Lemon Curd Tart, the new London Landmarks Afternoon Tea menu is complete with London’s quintessential treat, Scones served with Heather Hills Strawberry Jam & Clotted Cream.

Town House’s new skyline of scones, sandwiches and sweets will be available to book from Thursday 3rd January 2019. Paying homage to the capital’s iconic buildings, London Landmarks will be presented on a London Eye-inspired tea stand.

The Afternoon Tea will be served alongside a bespoke map of London illustrated by Eleni Sofroniou. Guests are able to keep the map, which highlights landmarks including Kensington Palace and The Tower of London as well as archetypal spots such as Covent Garden and Big Ben.

Guests are also able to enjoy a selection of savouries: a cockney staple Steak & London Ale Pie and a Colston Bassett Stilton & Broccoli Quiche alongside a bite-size Crab Cake with Tartare Sauce & Caperberries.

Highlights of the sandwich selection include Smoked Salmon, Lovage Pesto & Cream Cheese on Brown Bread, Egg and Cress Bridge Roll using eggs from Heritage breed Copper Marans hens, Coronation Chicken Sandwich on Brown Loaf.

Town House at The Kensington

109-113 Queen’s Gate

London

SW7 5LP

For Reservations: www.townhousekensington.com/book-now/

Afternoon Tea served daily from 12 noon to 6pm (last sitting starts at 4pm)

London Landmarks Afternoon Tea Menu

£42 per person or £54.50 with a glass of Perrier-Jouët, Grand Brut NV Champagne

All enjoyed with a selection of Rare Teas

Savouries

Colston Bassett Stilton & Broccoli Quiche

Steak & London Ale Pie

Crab Cake with Tartare Sauce & Caperberries

Sweets

The Gherkin

White Chocolate, Dark Chocolate Ganache

The Shard

Carrot Cake, Milk Chocolate

Telephone Box

Rhubarb Mousse

Big Ben

Lemon Curd Tart

Fruit & Plain Scones

Heather Hills Strawberry Jam, Clotted Cream

Selection of Sandwiches

Smoked Salmon, Lovage Pesto & Cream Cheese on Brown Bread

Coronation Chicken on Brown Bread

Egg & Cress Bridge Roll

Marinated Cucumber, Crème Fraiche & Pepper on White Loaf

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