The Langham, London is delighted to announce the launch of its new Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood. Reverting "Back to the Classics", the new tea showcases classical recipes made with fresh ingredients, skillfully produced by a team of passionate patissiers.
The new Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood is the brainchild of newly appointed Executive Pastry Chef at The Langham, London, Andrew Gravett, and his team. The collection is a true labour of love reflecting authenticity of flavour, presentation and ingredients the team feel passionately about. With a unique style, and several nods to traditional Afternoon Tea style of patisserie and presentation, guests will gain a deepened insight into true craftsmanship and balanced flavours.
With reduced sugar and lighter textures, the tea reflects tastes that are easily recognisable. The Paris Brest is made with Crunchy Choux pastry, lightened pecan cream and caramelised pecans. Babalicious features blackcurrant and star anise soaked baba, Jivara whipped ganache and crunchy pearls. The Decidedly Madeleine offers the classic Madeleine sponge, passion fruit jelly wrapped in a coat of Itakuja. Spherically Challenged comprises of creamy coconut, liquid raspberry and Manjari mousse. Last but not least, the One in a Million showcases a caramelised puff pastry with vanilla infused mascarpone.
Accompanying sandwiches devised by Executive Chef of The Langham, London, Chris King include:
- Burford Brown egg, marinated artichoke, rosemary bread
- Classic English cucumber, cream cheese, chives
- Beef Pastrami, sauce "Albert", watercress, caramelised onion bread
- Scottish smoked salmon, Sarawak pepper and preserved lemon cream
- Classic "prawn cocktail", iceberg, potato bun, tomato powder
The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood is served in Palm Court with a selection of scones and a choice of blended teas. The tea is priced at £49 per person, £59 with a glass of N.V Laurent-Perrier.
Brut champagne, £64 with a glass of Laurent-Perrier Rose champagne. Seatings are available between 12.15pm to 5.30pm
The Langham, London
Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2015, The Langham, London was opened in 1865 by HRH The Prince of Wales as Europe’s first ‘Grand Hotel’. From the outset it boasted an unrivalled location at the top of Regent Street and this is still true today with an enviable address in the heart of the West End. After an extensive transformation, The Langham, London has refined The Art of the Stay, offering luxurious guestrooms and suites, classically styled and evoking a warm residential feel with flawless service.
Palm Court is famed as the birthplace of the afternoon tea tradition, an indulgent ritual that continues today. Artesian is a glamorous bar designed by the acclaimed late David Collins and is a social hub for chic Londoners conjuring up classic and innovative cocktails. In partnership with culinary icons Michel Roux Jr. and Albert Roux OBE, Roux at the Landau offers classically-constructed dishes using the finest seasonal ingredients with a contemporary style of presentation. Chuan Spa Body + Soul provides a pampering haven and is London’s first luxury hotel spa to incorporate the ancient principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine into its signature treatments and ambience.
The Langham, London is part of the wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings, Langham Hospitality Group encompassing a family of 20 distinctive hotels under the Langham Hotels and Resorts, Cordis and Eaton brands with more than 30 projects currently either confirmed or in a developed stage of negotiation from Asia, Europe and North America to the Middle East