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Royal Wedding: A Royal Wedding Inspired Afternoon Tea at the Hilton Park Lane

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This came through the email box and I thought it was worth sharing.

To celebrate the upcoming Royal Wedding, Podium Restaurant at the London Hilton on Park Lane has created a limited edition Sapphire Afternoon Tea. Taking inspiration from the sapphire engagement ring presented to Kate Middleton by Prince William, the Tea includes references to the cool colour of this precious gem via ingredients and decorations throughout. It’s available from 26 April to 1 May 2011 inclusive, priced at £32/person (£40 with a glass of Champagne) from 2-6 pm daily. To book, please call (020) 7208 4022 or visit www.podiumrestaurant.com

Complimentary ‘Loveberry’ cocktail on arrival

Fresh raspberries, strawberries, blue curaçao, lime and soda water over crushed ice.


Egg & Cress

Foreman’s smoked salmon & horseradish

Honey roast ham & Pommery Mustard

Prawn mayonnaise & baby gem lettuce

Cucumber with cream cheese & chives


Freshly baked plain or raisin scones served with clotted cream and blueberry jam


Freshly baked chocolate chip scones served with a chocolate praline spread


Blueberry jam cupcakes with ‘K’ and ‘W’ iced decorations

White chocolate cupcakes with ‘bouquet’ icing

Miniature Fancies

Chocolate and passion fruit hearts covered in white chocolate

Shortbread “wedding cake” with gold leaf

Cheesecake and coconut parcel

Biscuit tuile with blueberries

Green tea truffles in white and milk chocolate

Harney & Sons Special Blend Tea

A loose leaf tea blend, created to commemorate the Royal Wedding and available exclusively at Podium Restaurant with Sapphire Afternoon Tea

Podium is delighted to be one of the newest members of the Tea Guild. Founded in 1985, the Tea Guild recognises establishments that serve tea to a high standard. This recognition only strengthens Podium’s reputation in offering a quality Afternoon Tea experience.

We’ve stayed at the Hilton Park Lane, so I can definitely vouch for its awesomeness. If I was in town during the Royal Wedding, I’d definitely be doing this!

Author: jonathan

Jonathan is a consummate Anglophile who launched Anglotopia.net in 2007 to channel his passion for Britain. Londontopia is its sister publication dedicated to everything London.