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Blog posts for tag: Champagne

Slimming Down for Summer? Try a Sunday Roast at Town House Kensington

30 Jun 2016
Categories: London, Restaurants     Tags: , , ,
The three-course menu is priced at a very reasonable £29 and we’re impressed to see that the first course is actually a buffet; once we’ve clinked glasses of Champagne – these can be enjoyed with roasts the year round, by the way – we mosey on over to the Market Table that’s groaning with a panoply of seafood...

Champagne, Prosecco and Cava – What’s the Difference?

15 Jun 2016
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Perhaps you’ve been asked to choose the wine for a special occasion and aren’t sure which one to select. You want a sparkling wine but where do you go from there? Here is a simple guide to the three main players – Champagne, Prosecco and Cava – and how they’re characterized by their taste, production and ingredients...

Toast the Summer in Slender Style with Skinny Prosecco

5 May 2016
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Its taste is breezy, floral and effervescent, almost like a naughty Appletiser, and you can tell that it’s lighter than its sugary counterparts; however, for a summer’s afternoon in the park, this tipple is ideal...

Limited Edition Easter Afternoon Tea at The Langham London

This Easter Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden has once again outdone herself and come up with her special take on a tempting and delicious Easter Afternoon Tea following her fabulous Festive Afternoon Tea, inspired by the Nutcracker fable, which ran from the end of November to the beginning of January this year...

Afternoon Tea Week 2015 Gets Creative

10 Aug 2015
Categories: Afternoon Tea, From The Editor     Tags: , , , , ,
This week will see tea rooms, restaurants and hotels across the UK joining in and celebrating this year’s ‘National Afternoon Tea Week’. A week-long celebration of this all so English a tradition takes place from Monday 10th August through to Sunday 16th August 2015 with a week packed full of activities and specially discounted Afternoon Teas with up to 50% off...

Wimbledon Picnic Hampers at The Churchill Bar and Terrace

7 Jul 2015
Categories: Bars, Events     Tags: , , , , ,
With Wimbledon now into its second week and in full swing why not pop along for some al fresco cocktails, glass or two of bubby, a bite to eat and catch up on the day’s play on the large screen television at The Churchill Bar & Terrace at the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill in Portman Square and personalise your own Wimbledon hamper...

Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea at The InterContinental Park Lane

4 Jun 2015
Categories: Afternoon Tea, From The Editor     Tags: , , , ,
With summer very much in the air here in London it seemed only fitting to head to the beautiful Wellington Lounge at the InterContinental Park Lane this week to try the hotel’s new limited edition ‘Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea’ created by Executive Chef Ashley Wells in partnership with Family Perfumers Floris London...

Cherish Finden and The Langham, London Afternoon Tea

19 May 2015
Categories: Afternoon Tea, From The Editor     Tags: , , , ,
Afternoon Tea has become a big thing not only here in London but I see it being offered in 5-star hotels around the world. Since writing about Afternoon Teas over the last few years, I have been amazed at the variety and innovative creations that pastry chefs have come up with, none more so than Cherish Finden who is Executive Pastry Chef at The Langham, London...

Chelsea Flower Show Floral Afternoon Tea in The Rose Lounge

8 May 2015
Categories: Afternoon Tea, From The Editor     Tags: , , ,
It’s coming to that time of the year when London will play host once again to the annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show which takes place from 19th to 23rd May. To help mark the occasion the Sofitel London St James’ Executive Chef, Vincent Ménager has created a wonderful limited edition Afternoon Tea, tempting you with a mouth-watering selection of Parisienne pastries...

Summer Cocktails on the Terrace at Le Méridien Piccadilly

20 Aug 2014
Categories: Bars, From The Editor     Tags: , ,

You have until the end of this month to enjoy some rather unique sparkling Champagne cocktails and a specially prepared summer bites menu to compliment them on the Terrace at Le Méridien Piccadilly...