Afternoon Tea at the Conrad London St James
Afternoon teas are so lovely, it feels like such a treat and as it is a quintessentially British thing I guess, nice to do at least once in your life. This Afternoon Tea was my first and now, wont be my last. The Conrad London St James kindly invited me along to try their new Autumn Bramble tea option which included Savories, Cakes and Pastries, Scones, free flowing champagne and of course Tea! As always I went with the classic Earls Grey to start off. Dan went for this amazing black vanilla tea which blew my mind it was that good it had notes of jasmine and vanilla and was so smooth to drink.
Next up you are served fresh, straight from the oven Scones. My god. these were good! Buttery, crumbly golden scones, just begging to be smothered in rich clotted cream and delicious fresh preserves. The berry curd (the light pink mousse) was interesting, although it was more like a foam than what I would traditionally call a curd. Think fruity and fresh which complimented the scones perfectly.