We’re British; we’re known for our love of afternoon tea and we are well aware of that, but more recently we’re known for our high chocolate consumption (we are firmly in the top ten of the chocolate consumption league…oops). Therefore, the two combined make a match made in heaven and St Martin’s Lane knows that. Let us introduce you to the Chocolate Dreams Afternoon Tea in partnership with British cocoa growers Hotel Chocolat…and there’s unlimited hot chocolate.
Hotel Chocolat has devised a menu that no chocoholic will be disappointed with. To start savoury, how about a caraway roll with chicken, tarragon and sundried tomatoes or maybe the olive and chilli bread will whet your appetite, brioche is also on offer with brie, mushroom, garlic and parsley. Now for the chocolate and we’re talking about Ludovic éclairs, salted caramel bonbon, roasted banana and yuzi tart, raspberry mousse with coconut dacquoise to a dulcey panna cotta. And, sticking with tradition, scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam will sit alongside all that chocolate goodness.
Wash it all down with an unlimited trio of hot chocolate. From the classic hot chocolat made with 70% dark chocolate to the milky hot chocolate which is creamy but not too sweet, made with 50% milk chocolate. Last but in no way least, we have the salted caramel hot chocolat made with mellow chocolate, a drop of caramel and a pinch of salt – let’s just say sophistication meets comfort in this drink.
The Chocolate Dreams Afternoon Tea will run from 1st March to 31st March at St Martin’s Lane