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    • Afternoon Tea

      The Berkeley’s legendary designer afternoon tea, Prêt-à-Portea, is inspired by the themes and colours of the fashion world. The menu of mouth-watering delicacies with a fashionista twist is transformed every six months to follow the changing seasons in fashion.

    • Sittings:

      Prêt-à-Portea service:
      1.30pm - 5.30pm daily

      Dress Code:
      Elegant smart casual; no shorts, vests, sportswear, flip-flops, ripped jeans or baseball caps.

      Served in the Collins Room

    • Make a Reservation

      To make an online Afternoon Tea reservation at The Berkeley, please click the link below.

      Gluten and nut free can be catered for. Please mention any dietary requirements in the notes section at time of reservation and allow 24 hours' notice.

      The Berkeley afternoon tea reservations can be made up to ninety days in advance only.



    For spring/summer 2017, pastry chef Mourad Khiat has mined fashion’s vibrant colours, graphic lines and ruffles taking this season by storm. This Prêt-à-Portea collection of exquisite biscuits, bakes and fancies takes inspiration from an array of distinguished fashion designers and their latest creations.

    Your tea also includes a flavoursome collection of miniature savoury skewers, taster spoons, elegant canapés and tea sandwiches.

    London’s original fashionista afternoon tea celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2016.

     £52.00 per person 
    A 12.5% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill. 

    Your Fashionista's Tea includes 

    A delicate collection of cakes and fancies inspired by the world’s finest designers.

    Gucci’s pink candyfloss summer berry sable Breton jumper in a rhubarb mousse, accentuated with a golden sugar bow.

    Ralph & Russo pain de Gênes dress cake with velvet lavender cremeux and beriolette jelly, romantically topped with a showstopper sugar frill.

    Stella McCartney’s brilliantly British chocolate and vanilla Battenberg cake inspired by her chequerboard summer pumps.

    Emilio Pucci’s playful colour-blocked jumpsuit  reimagined as a caramelised pineapple compote with coconut jelly and strawberry bavarois, crowned with a psychedelic chocolate wave.

    Charlotte Olympia’s high-kicking ‘Chiquita’ banana pump biscuits to channel your inner Carmen Miranda.

    Dolce & Gabbana’s hazelnut daquoise pasta-print midi dress with praline croquant and Gianduja chocolate mousse, finished with a fun farfalle.

    Mulberry’s ‘it’ Pembroke bag in a Valrhona ivoire chocolate-glazed cake, inspired by British collegiate stripes.

    Balenciaga’s new perspective on street style, recreated as a raspberry bavarois and blueberry compote, topped with a kinky, slinky pointed stiletto biscuit.

    Miu Miu’s retro bikini lime biscuit – the must-have swimwear making a splash on the seaside this summer season.

    Loose leaf teas & herbal infusions
     Prêt-à-Portea Savoury Loose Leaf Tea Pairings 
    • Nilgiri Frost, Bohea Lapsang, Ceylon & Rose, Assam Breakfast, Earl Grey
    • Iron Budda
    • Whole Peppermint leaf, Whole Chamomile Flowers, Lemongrass & Ginger
    • White Peony
    • Jadesword Green
    Sweet Loose Leaf Tea Pairings
    • Earl Grey
    • Wuyi Oolong
    • Jasmine Silver Needle
    • Blackcurrant & Hibiscus
    Premium Savoury Loose Leaf Tea Pairings 
    • Monkey Picked Iron Budda, Phonenix Honey Orchid - £2 supplement
    • Dragonwell Green - £2 supplement, Matcha Supreme - £3 supplement
    • Vintage Cooked Puerh - £6 supplement
    Cold Infused Teas (£9 supplement)
    • White Peony
    • Assam Breakfast
    • Blackcurrant & Hibiscus
    • Whole Chamomile flowers
    • Champagne Afternoon Tea


      Champagne Prêt-à-Portea
      - With a glass of Laurent-Perrier
      £62.00 per person

      - Additional glass £15.00 

      A 12.5% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill.

      Couture Champagne Prêt-à-Portea 

      - With a glass of Laurent-Perrier Rosé, Bollinger Rosé or Ruinart blanc de blancs
       £70.00 per person
      - Additional glass £24

      A 12.5% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill.

    • Prêt-à-Portea, High-Fashion Bakes & Biscuits

      Mourad Khiat Pret a Portea Book   Detail  
      To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Prêt-à-Portea, we launched Prêt-à-Portea, High-Fashion Bakes & Biscuits.

      The book showcases a collection of over 20 secret recipes and baking techniques from the hotel’s head pastry chef Mourad Khiat, featuring key fashion styles from the world’s leading designers over the past 10 years.

      Prêt-à-Portea, High-Fashion Bakes & Biscuits (published by Laurence King) is available to buy from the Collins Room at The Berkeley, or can be ordered on Amazon.

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