St James's Hotel & Club Celebrate the Chelsea Flower Show
By Wayne Baxter
Following on from the successful launch of It’s All In The Game afternoon tea, St. James’s Hotel & Club have partnered with renowned florists Hayford and Rhodes to offer a board-game inspired floral takeover, including a giant chess-piece installation at the front of the hotel and other game themed delights throughout the hotel and restaurant.
Guests are welcomed to come and enjoy the floral wonderland at St James’s Hotel & Club. Designed with luxury, heritage and British classics in mind, Hayford and Rhodes will create an explosion of seasonal flowers and blooming colour. The external installation will be freestanding three dimensional King and Queen chess pieces framing the entrance, standing at a statuesque 8 – 10 feet. Expect moss covered chess pieces, and blushes of pink, orange and violet, the partnership aims to take guests on a floral and romantic journey.
A delicious floral cocktail Violet Pearl Bloom has also been created for the partnership. It contains a splash of Belvedere vodka, fragrant jasmine pearl tea, violet infused liquor and lillet blanc. This will be offered to guests with the All in The Game Afternoon Tea and can also be enjoyed as an aperitif.
Alongside a menu of bespoke botanical sweet treats, teas and cocktails, guests can play along with the fun with traditional board games of Snakes & Ladders, Backgammon, Chess, Monopoly, Scrabble, Dominoes and Ludo.
Hayford & Rhodes partnership: with both brands offering a quality and luxury service, this partnership comes as no surprise.Founded in 1924, Hayford & Rhodes have gone on to become one of London’s finest florists with an extensive catalogue of clients including Kensington Palace, Harrods, Sketch and St Paul’s Cathedral.
The Afternoon Tea with a Violet Pearl Bloom cocktail is priced at £65 per person and is available from 23rd May.
The Violet Pearl Bloom cocktail is priced at £15.
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