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Afternoon Tea - Fortnum and Mason

My recent trip to London included Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason, a chance to celebrate my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary.  The Afternoon Tea was served in The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon, the atmosphere was relaxing with the sounds of a pianist playing Debussy's Clair de Lune.  The service and attention we received was exemplary, whilst warm and welcoming.
Afternoon Tea Cakes - Fortnum and Mason
I have my eye on those afternoon tea cakes!
Review Fortnum and Mason
Afternoon Tea Cakes - Fortnum and Mason
You will see from the photographs and menu, there was an excellent choice of sandwiches and cakes, they even included some plain sandwiches for some of us. We did not quite manage to eat all of the cakes, we left one scone and a chocolate cake. My favourite was the Rose Eclair, a light and slightly fragrant cake. Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason cost £40 per person, which I thought was good value for the surroundings, atmosphere and quality of the cakes. 

Fortnum and Mason cup and saucer
Cup of tea at Fortnum and Mason

Afternoon Tea Menu

Tea 
Fortnum's Classic Blend Tea
Fortnum's Single Estate Tea

Finger Sandwiches
Cucumber and Cream Cheese
Chicken and Sweetcorn
Fortnum's Smoked Salmon and Horseradish Cream
Rare Roast Beef, without Cafe de Paris Butter

Scones
Plain Scones
Apricot and Amaretti scones

Afternoon Tea Cakes
Mini Rose Eclair
Cherry and White Chocolate with Pistachio tart
Mango Choux bun
Chocolate Parfait 

Rose Eclair - my favourite cake
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7 comments:

  1. Wow, it looks amazing! I've wanted to go to Fortnum And Masons for afternoon tea for ages, really must do so next year! What a lovely way to celebrate such a wonderful occasion xx

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  2. It looks lovely, I really like the crockery, how twee =)

    Corinne x
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  3. Looks really lovely and tasty. I've never seen a rose eclair before;p many congratulations on your parents 50th as well :) x
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  4. Wow this looks stunning! Definitely on my visit list next time I'm in London.

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  5. Ahh I've had afternoon tea at Fortnum and Mason! It's so lovely :) Sounds like you had a fab time :)

    Emma | DollfaceBlogs

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  6. It looks so yummy! Especially all these afternoon tea cakes, I would happily try them.
    Elodie x http://funk-my-life.blogspot.co.uk

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