Celebrate National Chocolate Week, 9-15 October 2017, with these sweet treats
Chocolate afternoon tea in Cambridge, Aldeburgh and St Albans
Afternoon tea at the Tamburlaine Hotel, Cambridge
Prepare to be choc-full of sweet treats for chocolate week (9th – 15th October 2017) with Tamburlaine’s sumptuous chocolate afternoon tea.
Chocoholics are in for an absolute taste sensation as they tuck into gooey triple chocolate brownies decorated with silky ganache and delicate edible flowers. Decadent dark chocolate lollipops adorned with white chocolate chips and sprinkled with icing sugar completes the eye-catching plate.
For ultimate indulgence why not replace traditional loose-leaf tea with a rich, creamy, cup of hot chocolate for £3.50 before tucking into more cakes and pastry masterpieces – all freshly baked by Tamburlaine’s renowned pastry chef, Jérôme Viard.
Guests can enjoy a carefree afternoon in the breathtakingly beautiful Garden Room at Tamburlaine, which transports guests to a visual paradise with its beautiful Colonial-style wall mural, lush green foliage and gorgeous velvet sofas – a visual feast before afternoon tea is even served.
Afternoon Tea available for £21.50 per guest and is served daily between 2pm and 5pm. To book visit www.thetamburlaine.co.uk.
Confessions of a Chocoholic Afternoon Tea returns to the White Lion Hotel, Aldeburgh for October
Indulge your taste buds in a menu of all tasty things chocolate including homemade chocolate chip scones and an array of irresistible cakes and pastries, such as a chocolate and praline torte and white chocolate profiteroles.
Served daily from 3pm to 5pm in the hotel’s relaxed and informal Brasserie Bleue, the Confessions of a Chocoholic Afternoon Tea is £15 per person including your choice of tea, coffee or hot chocolate; add a little fizz with a glass of sparkling Prosecco for an extra £6.50.
Changing monthly, the afternoon tea theme for November will be Best of Suffolk, featuring a selection of sweet and savoury delights from the region’s finest local producers.
Chocolate Week 2017 at Sopwell House, St Albans
Sopwell House is amongst the selected top venues that are collaborating with Divine Chocolate, a leading Fairtrade chocolate manufacturer, to make sure that chocoholics across the country are spoilt for choice during National Chocolate Week.
Led by Head Chef Gopi Chandran, the culinary team at Sopwell House have created three delicious chocolate treats for their guests to enjoy.
For the duration of Chocolate Week, the hotel’s Traditional Afternoon Tea will feature a Milk Chocolate and Cherry Delice made from Divine’s seriously smooth milk chocolate. Afternoon tea is served in the Restaurant, Cocktail Lounge or Conservatory Bar from 1pm until 5.30pm, and is available from £25.95 per person.
The Brasserie menu will feature a special dessert of a White Chocolate and Mango Brûlée, served with Scottish Shortbread (£6.75), while for a more formal, fine-dining experience, The Restaurant provides a sophisticated gourmet menu, which for one week only will include a specially designed dessert for Chocolate Week using Divine Chocolate. Guests will be tempted by an intensely rich Dark Chocolate Pavé, Orange Joconde Crumb and Bergamont Sorbet, which features on the set menu (2 courses for £35 or 3 courses for £39.50).
To make a reservation visit www.sopwellhouse.co.uk