Restaurant Town House | The signature restaurant of The Kensington Hotel


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Restaurant Town House at The Kensington are delighted to announce their new London Landmarks Afternoon Tea. Following the success of their record breaking ‘Tale As Old As Time’ offering, the new Afternoon Tea takes inspiration from London’s most recognisable and historic landmarks, taking diners on a tour of the capital’s most famed structures. Served in a mini London Eye! Inspiration for those offering afternoon teas in other parts of the world, what are the famous landmarks in your town?

London Landmarks | Typical tributes as delicacies

Tributes featured on the landmark inspired menu include architectural triumphs such as The Gherkin crafted from White Chocolate with a Dark Chocolate Ganache and The Shard made of Carrot Cake & Milk Chocolate. Alongside an iconic London Telephone Box imagined in Rhubarb Mousse and Big Ben-inspired Lemon Curd Tart, the new London Landmarks Afternoon Tea menu is complete with London’s quintessential treat, Scones served with Heather Hills Strawberry Jam & Clotted Cream.

London Landmarks | Menu based on typical delicacies from London

Town House’s new skyline of scones, sandwiches and sweets is available now. Paying homage to the capital’s iconic buildings, London Landmarks is presented on a London Eye-inspired tea stand. It’s also served alongside a bespoke map of London illustrated by Eleni Sofroniou. Guests are able to keep the map, which highlights landmarks including Kensington Palace and The Tower of London as well as archetypal spots such as Covent Garden and Big Ben.

The entire new menu at Town House is a celebration of London, with guests also able to enjoy a selection of savouries: a cockney staple Steak & London Ale Pie and a Colston Bassett Stilton & Broccoli Quiche alongside a bite-size Crab Cake with Tartare Sauce & Caperberries. Highlights of the sandwich selection include Smoked Salmon, Lovage Pesto & Cream Cheese on Brown Bread with Egg and Cress Bridge Roll using eggs from Heritage breed Copper Marans hens.

Francesco Sardelli, General Manager at The Kensington comments: “Following the huge success of ‘Tale As Old As Time’ we are delighted to bring our new London Landmarks Afternoon Tea to guests at Town House. As Kensington is such an iconic location in the capital we thought it was fitting to honour London with our Afternoon Tea offering.”

Restaurant Town House | The signature restaurant of The Kensington Hotel

Town House is the signature restaurant at The Kensington Hotel and is spread across three classically designed drawing rooms, serving locally-sourced, seasonal modern British cuisine. Nestled in the heart of one of London’s most desirable neighbourhoods, complete with stylish décor, hand-picked furnishings and open fireplaces, Town House also provides intimate porticos overlooking South Kensington’s tree-lined avenues.

Map illustrator

Eleni Sofroniou has been sketching for as long as she can remember, she now owns a design company called ‘Fall Into London’. Alongside her inspiring illustrations, Eleni has a passion for the capital that makes her the perfect choice to complete Town House’s London Landmarks Afternoon Tea.

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