It was one of Queen Victoria’s ladies-in-waiting who invented Afternoon Tea in the 1830s.
Word of the innovative mini-meal soon spread and this decadent past-time was born…
Today’s deal is Elegant Afternoon Tea for Two @ The Royal Hotel, Ventnor, for only £35.95
There are few places better to partake of such a pleasant tradition than at The Royal Hotel in Ventnor.
Here all the splendour befitting one of England’s greatest inventions is lovingly recreated.
The service and attention to detail at The Royal is excellent and crucial to the whole experience.
As the clock strikes three, heavenly treats begin to appear like edible jewels, all served in the beautiful Conservatory, Brasserie or Geranium Terrace.
Well-dressed staff describe each dinky delight which grace the polished silver and white china cake stand.
Enjoy the likes of:
* Assortment of dainty sandwiches layered with fillings such as Egg Mayonnaise, Ham & Mustard, Smoked Salmon & Creme Fraiche plus Mature Cheddar Cheese with Spiced Tomato Chutney
* Exquisite selection of Petit Gateaux & delicately crumbly Patisseries
* Freshly-baked Scones, Homemade Strawberry Jam & thick Clotted Cream, all lovingly prepared by the talented patisserie chef
* Choice of refreshing Brew Tea Co Teas
Afternoon tea at The Royal is the mood of the moment.
Its sedate pace and quiet surroundings is tailor made for a birthday treat or girly gossip sessions.
Even in today’s hurried world, sometimes it just doesn’t pay to rush a good cuppa.