The Kensington’s afternoon tea is served in the comfort of the hotel’s recently refurbished and redesigned spaces. Its fabulous interconnected drawing rooms and the hotel’s restaurant located on the ground floor, are ideal for afternoon tea and are more akin to a glamorous private residence, offering the perfect relaxed and stylish space to enjoy the great British tradition of afternoon tea.
The classic Afternoon Tea features a delicious selection of sandwiches including egg mayonnaise & mustard cress bridge roll; cucumber & cream cheese on malted brown bread; roast chicken & cranberry on white bread; smoked salmon & chive crème fraîche on malted brown bread. The savouries offer Autumn vegetable tart, beetroot, girolles & wild herbs; wild mushroom arancini, basil crème fraîche; crab tartine, pickled cucumber; duck & blackberry cornet. The sweet section features Amalfi lemon éclair, filled choux with glazed meringue; strawberry tart, vanilla pâte de fruit; red velvet & white chocolate cake; bitter chocolate macaron with sea salt caramel; passion fruit & apricot mousse and freshly baked buttermilk scones with strawberry jam & Devonshire clotted cream.
The gluten Free Afternoon Tea offers the same tasty sandwich selection as the classic tea, but all served on gluten free bread. For savouries, this tea includes superfood salad on baby gem, feta & pomegranate; wild mushroom arancini, basil crème fraîche; crab tartine, pickled cucumber; duck & blackberry parfait For the sweet section, there is an array of delicious gluten free offerings: carrot cake; date & almond balls, dipped in chocolate & grated coconut; bitter chocolate macaron with sea salt carame; passion fruit & apricot mousse; vanilla pâte de fruit and freshly baked gluten free buttermilk scones with strawberry jam & Devonshire clotted cream.