Dorchester Collection’s iconic Mayfair hotel, The Dorchester, renowned for its award-winning traditional afternoon tea, announces its seasonal teas for 2019. Providing guests with a unique opportunity to celebrate the London social and holiday season, executive pastry chef Sarah Barber’s modern day patisseries encompass classic nostalgic flavours with a refined sense of elegance channeled through a series of teas throughout the year.
Cosmic Afternoon Tea – From now till Thursday January 31, 2019
Inspired by the Asprey at The Dorchester luxury boutique pop-up (open until January 31, 2019), the hotel’s calendar of seasonal afternoon teas will commence with ‘Cosmic Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester. The celestial cakes and pastries will take influence from the constellation of jewels within Asprey’s ‘Cosmic’ collection, available within the pop-up overlooking The Promenade where the tea will be served.
Cosmic Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester is priced from £60 per adult and £35 per child.
Sweet Love Afternoon Tea – Thursday February 14 to Sunday February 17, 2019
The British love affair with ‘a cup of tea’ is enhanced through this unique afternoon tea in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Sweet Love Afternoon Tea includes a selection of Valentine’s Day inspired pastries such as Strawberry Milkshake Macaron, Jasmine Honey and Raspberry Rose Tart, accompanied by a glass of Laurent-Perrier Rosé.
Sweet Love Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester is priced from £85 per adult and £35 per child.
Easter Afternoon Tea – Friday April 19 to Monday April 22, 2019
Capitalising on its position as a longstanding British institution for afternoon tea, the
Easter Champagne Afternoon Tea at The Promenade is perfect for guests wishing to celebrate Easter this year. The menu enjoys classic finger sandwiches, hot cross buns and Easter-themed pastries with a celebratory glass of champagne.
Easter Afternoon Tea is priced at £85 per person with a glass of Champagne and £35 for children.
Chelsea Flower Show Champagne Afternoon Tea – Monday May 20 to Sunday May 26, 2019
Indulge in an RHS Chelsea Flower Show inspired afternoon tea, inclusive of a glass of Brut Champagne. The tea is served in The Promenade surrounded by floral decorations designed by The Dorchester’s talented designer florist, Philip Hammond, and includes a selection of flower show themed French pastries.
Chelsea Flower Show Champagne Afternoon Tea is priced from £70 per adult and £45 per child.
Wimbledon Afternoon Tea – Monday July 1 to Sunday July 14, 2019
The Wimbledon Championships is the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, and much like afternoon tea at The Dorchester, it’s become a treasured British tradition. Honouring one of the UK’s most celebrated sporting events, a special afternoon tea menu featuring fruity Pimms cocktails, finger sandwiches and delicious tennis-inspired pastries, will be served alongside a selection of fine teas. Wimbledon Afternoon Tea is priced from £75 per adult including glass of Brut Champagne, £85 per adult including glass of Rosé Champagne and £35 per child.