Celebrate the Chelsea Flower Show with a special themed Afternoon Tea at Rocco Forte's Brown's Hotel
London, April 2012 - The English Tea Room at Brown’s Hotel is pleased to be paying homage to The Chelsea Flower Show, a long-standing British institution, with a fabulous floral themed afternoon tea to get our green fingered visitors in the mood!
The English Tea Room will be serving a specially created Traditional Afternoon Tea with a Chelsea Flower Show twist. Indulge in warm scones with rose and strawberry jam, a selection of home-made pastries including violet macaroons, carrot and jasmine cakes, raspberry and white chocolate mousses, rosewater éclairs and Pimms jellies along with a selection of freshly prepared sandwiches. This will be served with a choice of 17 different teas which include both Rosebud or Jasmine Tea. The cost of this special afternoon tea is £39.50 per person and will be available from the 21st – 27th May 2012 from 3pm - 6pm Monday to Thursday, 2pm - 6pm Friday and 12noon – 6.30pm Saturday and Sunday.
29 April – Chelsea Flower Show themed TeaTorial
On 29 April, Theo Ndeh, Pastry Chef at Brown’s Hotel will be hosting a Chelsea Flower Show TeaTorial. This class will have a maximum of 8 people, offering participants the perfect environment in which to soak up the knowledge of one of London’s most talented pastry chefs. This is a unique experience with a professional but informal afternoon of culinary learning, topped off with the award-winning Traditional Afternoon Tea in The English Tea Room, which was voted ‘Top London Afternoon Tea 2009’ by The Tea Guild and also received a Tea Guild Award of Excellence in 2010, 2011 and 2012
Guests can enjoy:
• A demonstration on how to make violet macaroons, rosewater éclairs and Brown’s award-winning scones and strawberry jam, along with chocolate petit fours
• Full Chelsea Flower Show Afternoon Tea in The English Tea Room with Theo, who will answer any additional questions guests may have.
• Recipes and sweet treats to take home.
Tea-Torials cost £115 per person and start at 2.30pm.
To make a reservation, or for further information, please contact the hotel on 020 7493 6020. Gift vouchers are available if you would like to treat a friend.
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Brown’s Hotel, Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4BP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7493 6020 Fax: +44 (0)20 7518 4064
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Rocco Forte Hotels
Rocco Forte Hotels is a family of 13 individual hotels and resorts. Each property has a unique style, reflecting its nationality and location, but all share Rocco Forte Hotels’ trademark attention to detail, high quality and immaculate service.
Established by Sir Rocco Forte in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels comprises: Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; The Lowry Hotel, Manchester; Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg; Hotel Amigo, Brussels; Brown’s Hotel, London; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; The Charles Hotel, Munich; Augustine Hotel, Prague; Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, Sicily; Rocco Forte Hotel Abu Dhabi. Future openings: Jeddah 2013; Marrakech 2014; Cairo 2014; Luxor 2014.
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