Jumeirah Carlton Tower Introduces Botanically Inspired Afternoon Tea

Nestled amidst the bustling streets of London, Jumeirah Carlton Tower stands as a beacon of luxury and refinement.

With a rich history of culinary excellence, the hotel unveils its latest masterpiece – a collaboration with the esteemed Highgrove House & Gardens.

This partnership marks the inception of an extraordinary journey through the verdant landscapes and rich flavours of one of Britain’s most iconic gardens, developed by His Majesty King Charles III.

Scheduled to debut on the 14th of June, this new afternoon tea concept promises to redefine tradition, infusing it with elements of sustainability, seasonality, and gastronomic innovation.

A Tribute to Nature: Redefining Afternoon Tea

Building upon the success of their renowned ‘A Tribute to Nature’ afternoon tea, Jumeirah Carlton Tower embarks on a quest to reimagine the quintessential British tradition.

Jumeirah Carlton Tower Introduces Botanically Inspired Afternoon Tea

Inspired by the botanical wonders of Highgrove House & Gardens, this new offering seeks to transport guests on a sensory journey through the sights, scents, and tastes of nature.

Each element of the afternoon tea experience is meticulously curated to pay homage to the natural beauty and biodiversity of the gardens, offering guests an immersive culinary adventure unlike any other.

Celebrating British Gardens

Highgrove House & Gardens stands as a testament to the vision and passion of His Majesty King Charles III, who has devoted over four decades to its development. From the enchanting wildflower meadows to the meticulously manicured lawns, each aspect of the garden reflects the King’s unwavering commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship.

Jumeirah Carlton Tower’s decision to partner with Highgrove stems from a deep admiration for His Majesty’s dedication to the earth and his ongoing efforts to promote biodiversity and conservation.

Savouring Nature’s Bounty

At the heart of the afternoon tea experience lies a tantalising array of savoury delicacies, expertly crafted to showcase the finest British produce. Guests are invited to embark on a culinary journey through the seasons, with dishes that celebrate the abundance of nature in every bite.

From delicate finger sandwiches to inventive scone creations, each offering is a testament to the rich tapestry of flavours that define British cuisine. The menu reflects a commitment to sustainability, with an emphasis on locally sourced, seasonal ingredients that capture the essence of Highgrove’s botanical treasures.

Pastries Inspired by Garden Ingredients

Moving on to the sweet offerings, guests are treated to a symphony of flavours inspired by the bounty of the garden. The pastry selection is a feast for the senses, with each creation meticulously crafted to delight the palate and the eye.

Jumeirah Carlton Tower Introduces Botanically Inspired Afternoon Tea

From delicate tarts adorned with edible floral decorations to decadent cakes infused with aromatic herbs and spices, every bite is a celebration of the beauty and diversity of nature.

The pastry chefs draw inspiration from the changing seasons, using ingredients sourced directly from the garden to create innovative and unforgettable desserts that capture the essence of Highgrove’s botanical splendour.

Welcoming Guests to an Exquisite Experience

As the launch date approaches, Gianluca Priori, General Manager at Jumeirah Carlton Tower, expresses his excitement for the unveiling of this unique culinary experience. “We are incredibly thrilled to introduce our new afternoon tea concept inspired by Highgrove House & Gardens,” he remarks. “With a focus on seasonal produce and authentic British flavours, we look forward to welcoming guests and inviting them to savour this extraordinary offering.”

Jumeirah Carlton Tower’s latest afternoon tea experience is priced at £75 per person, inviting guests to embark on a gastronomic journey through the enchanting landscapes of Highgrove House & Gardens.

Available from the 14th of June, this culinary adventure promises to captivate the senses and leave a lasting impression on all who partake in its delights.

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