Celebrate the Royal Wedding with Champagne afternoon tea at Tylney Hall

By Natalie Blachford

Celebrating a Royal Wedding has to be done in quintessentially English style, and where better to do it than in the luxurious surroundings and classic elegance of Tylney Hall Hotel & Gardens in Hampshire?

The mansion house hotel will be screening the Royal Wedding live on Saturday 19 May from 11am, ceremony starting at 12pm, with a sumptuous specially-themed Champagne afternoon tea for guests to enjoy as they watch HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot.

On the menu, created by executive head chef Michael Lloyd, will be a selection of classic finger sandwiches including coronation chicken, smoked salmon and cream cheese, Royal Warrant-holding Buccleuch beef and horseradish, and cucumber and crème fraiche; along with an egg and cress bridge roll and quail’s egg scotch egg.

Sweet treats will include a chocolate marquise, praline macaron and chocolate engagement ring, Victoria sponge with wild strawberry icing, and fresh scones with jam fit for royalty.

The Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea will take place in the baronial Tylney Suite and will include Champagne for guests to sip as they watch the day’s events on the big screen.

Tickets are £42pp, including a glass of celebratory fizz, and can be booked by calling Marion Bampton at Tylney Hall on 01256 745533, www.tylneyhall.com.