The Langham, London Anniversary Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood

29th May 2015 – To celebrate its 150th anniversary year on the 10th of June, The Langham, London proudly presents the Anniversary Afternoon Tea for the month of June in Palm Court created by 2015 Global Chef award winner, Cherish Finden. The anniversary tea launches on 1st of June and features an 1865 Langham Anniversary tea blend made with 150 ingredients to mark each year of the hotel’s illustrious heritage. 

As the birthplace of Afternoon Tea, the Palm Court was once described ‘as though a bit of Kew Gardens had strayed into town to enliven with metropolitan bricks and mortar’*. 2015 is no different with the Palm Court garden, carefully curated by in-house florist Adrian Ghione and Champagne Laurent-Perrier, in full bloom at the Palm Court entrance.  During the Victorian era, to stay at The Langham, London was the mark of having arrived in the social world and this indulgence continues today within a luxurious setting accompanied by charming service and exquisite delicacies. 

The Anniversary Tea pastries include a Langham Chocolate Mousse with Raspberry Compote, made with soon-to-launch Langham Chocolate ‘No.150’, Chilled Rhubarb and Custard Verrine, a 150th Anniversary Cinnamon Shortbread Langham Tower, Coconut and Pineapple Macaroon and a Lady Victorian Sponge with Strawberry and White Balsamic Jelly.  Pastries are accompanied by the 1865 Langham Anniversary tea blend made with 150 ingredients created together with Master Tea Blender, Alex Probyn. 

For the whole month of June, guests will have the chance to win a selection of anniversary prizes where every guest who upgrades their Afternoon Tea experience to a champagne option will receive a Golden Ticket. Prizes range from a 10% discount on Afternoon Tea to an overnight stay for two at The Langham, London.

*Citation: The Langham, London History Book

Served for the month of June, the Anniversary Tea with Wedgwood is priced at £49 per person and includes the Langham Anniversary Tea blend. Champagne Afternoon Tea is priced at £59 per person

Sittings at 12.00, 13.30, 14.30, 16.00 and 17.30

 

NOTES TO EDITORS

The Langham, London

Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2015, The Langham, London was opened in 1865 by HRH The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) 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 has exquisitely appointed guestrooms and suites, classically styled and evoking a warm residential feel with renowned service that bears the hallmarks of the hotel’s rich heritage that spans three centuries.

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, receiving the coveted accolade of ‘World’s Best Bar’ for two consecutive years.  In partnership with culinary icons father and son Albert and Michel Roux Jr, Roux at the Landau restaurant sees Roux protégé Chef Chris King create classically-constructed dishes using the finest seasonal ingredients with a contemporary style of presentation.  Chuan Spa is 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.

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT

 

Aysem Monaco
The Langham, London
Regional Director of PR
44 (20) 7973 7540
aysem.monaco@langhamhotels.com

Chandra Ittoo
The Langham, London
Communications Manager
44 (20) 7973 7510
chandra.ittoo@langhamhotels.com