Expertly conceptualised and crafted by Head Pastry Chef, Salvatore Mungiovino, The Lanesborough’s Festive Afternoon Tea menu pays tribute to the key characters in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, as well as the festive Regency era. Highlights include Your Majesty, an exquisite sharing cake, King George Dreams of Venus inspired by The King’s love of astronomy, Queen Charlotte’s Christmas Tree and the Danbury Delight, a nod to Lady Danbury’s love of hats and jewels.
Taken in the richly decorated dining room of The Lanesborough Grill, the tea pairs one of London’s most beautiful dining settings with the expertly crafted delicacies created by the hotel’s talented team, led by Head Pastry Chef, Salvatore Mungiovino. Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, created in partnership with Netflix and Shondaland combines a wintertime immersion into a celebration of charming yuletide features, regal hues, and exquisite tastes. The festive tea will feature some of The Lanesborough’s signature essentials such as finger sandwiches, scones, clotted cream, and jam, as well as the bespoke afternoon tea blends exclusive to the hotel. Savoury highlights include sandwiches such as Roast turkey, chestnut stuffing and cranberry mayonnaise. Beetroot cured salmon, yoghurt fill with lemon zest.
Organic cucumber, sage cream cheese. Truffled egg mayonnaise with watercress. Cornfed chicken, prune and turkey pie. Mungiovino’s curated cake and sweet treat concept will include four signature highlights, including: Your Majesty – dedicated to the star of the show Queen Charlotte, sitting regally atop the cake stand – Your Majesty is an exquisite hand-crafted sharing cake, with hues of gold and red this elegant and delicate strawberry scented cream bavaroise, infused orange gel, almond crunchy base, sprayed with red chocolate. The crown is edible and made from Royal Icing fitting for a Queen.
King George – Dreams of Venus – in honour of King George III and his love of astronomy, The King George is a cake of distinction and his pet nickname for his Queen, to the planet Venus. A planet sphere made of 54% chocolate mousse, Jasmin infused dark chocolate ganache, coca sable, glazed on blue and white and universal stars. Queen Charlotte’s – Christmas Tree – inspired by Queen Charlotte introducing the first Christmas tree to the UK in 1800. A beautifully presented festive Black Forest gateau, cherry mousse, spiced chocolate-soaked sponge covered in red chocolate, tonka meringue and a chocolate Christmas tree. Danbury Delight – Inspired by Lady Danbury’s love of hats and jewels, a Madagascar vanilla cinnamon and caramelized almond delice, vanilla bavarois, cinnamon Chantilly, caramelized almond praline with a chocolate glaze.
Served from 10th November 2023 to 7th January 2024 | Price: £90 pp with Cocktail/Mocktail and £95 pp with Champagne | Learn More