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Thursday, 14 July 2016

Afternoon Tea News - Takeaway Afternoon Teas!

Hello there,

Welcome back to Tea With Me and Friends - today we have something slightly different for you...we're looking at takeaway afternoon teas!

The arrival of the summer sunshine brings the chance to enjoy London’s tea-rific treats in the fresh air.....I'm sure the sunshine is just around the corner....honest! Anyway, these perfectly prepped Afternoon Teas will allow you to scout out the ideal spot for a tea-riffic feast in the sun, whatever the occasion.

Take a peek at this roundup of four takeaway Afternoon Teas in London......

Lancaster London 

Afternoon tea picnic - the Lancaster

Pick up a package from Lancaster London and head across the road to enjoy an afternoon tea in Hyde Park on a glorious summer’s day (still thinking on the bright side!). The offering will be beautifully packaged and feature traditional British treats including: Mini passion fruit & raspberry macaroons; fresh-out–the-oven Scones (plain and raisin) with home-made strawberry jam and Cornish clotted cream; plus Iced tea in a retro glass with straw. Lancaster London, an iconic mid-century hotel, offers world-class hospitality in an unbeatable Hyde Park location. Priced from £19.50 per person.

The Arch London

Afternoon tea picnic
The Arch,London

Due to popular demand, The Arch London has brought back its take-away picnic hampers for the summer. The Arch London is a central London five-star retreat and its picnic hampers will offer a taste of Hunter 486 restaurant’s critically acclaimed Best of British inspired menu. Gourmet picnic delights will include: Smoked salmon sandwiches with lemon butter and cracked black pepper; Homemade crisps with sea salt, lemon and sage; and Poached free-range chicken breast with tarragon vinaigrette, accompanied by half a bottle of Tattinger Champagne. Priced from £45 per person.

The Park Tower Knightsbridge is now offering a takeaway version of their signature Knightsbridge Lounge Afternoon Tea.  The set will come in a beautifully designed three-tier takeaway carry box that will include traditional Afternoon Tea favourites with a posh twist, such as Ivory white chocolate and pistachio pastry with gold leaf; Shot of Granny Smith apple & wild blackberry, vanilla panna cotta; and Walnut and whisky buttercream cupcake.  Priced from £19.50 per person.

BB Bakery

Afternoon tea delivered!
Photo from BB Bakery website

Or perhaps you'd prefer your afternoon tea feast to be delivered straight to you.....BB Afternoon Tea has created an on-demand service delivering Afternoon Tea straight to your door! The bakery’s unique Afternoon Tea offering will arrive in an original London Taxi and the selection of snacks will include finger sandwiches, cakes and freshly baked scones, along with a range of classically British teas.  Priced from £19 per person.

I can just imagine the wonderful sunshine......a lovely park....and an afternoon tea spread laid out on a travel rug! Sounds bliss! If the sunshine appears for long enough I'd love to try an al fresco afternoon tea!

Thank you for popping by today,

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