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Your Invitation to Royal Wedding Celebrations – Saturday 19th May
Top hats and wedding hats at the ready – join family and friends to celebrate the royal wedding in fine English tradition. Here is a selection of special destinations showing the event live for you to enjoy all the fun of a luxury street party.
Order of the Day – Saturday 19th May
Midday: Prince Harry and Meghan will marry at midday in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
1pm: Carriage procession through Windsor and then back to the Castle for a reception at St George’s Hall. The carriage will leave Castle Hill, travel through Windsor and then proceed up the Long Walk all the way back to St George’s Hall by Windsor Castle.
Join the exclusive private members club, Mosimann’s, to celebrate the royal wedding. Live footage will be screened during the day as the celebrations unfold, over a delicious 4-course lunch. From 11.30 onwards, Champagne will flow ! £95 pp
To book please contact firstname.lastname@example.org quoting your Luxury Restaurant Club membership details. Very limited space available.
Macdonald Windsor Hotel’s Royal Afternoon Tea is the Jewel in the Crown. With the countdown to the wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle underway, Macdonald Windsor Hotel, which sits opposite Windsor Castle, is helping guests to enjoy their own slice of the celebrations. Guests on the 19th will have front row seats as the wedding procession passes directly in front of the hotel. Complete with an assortment of sweet and savoury delights, including jam produced by the Prince of Wales’ own grocer and a handful of ingredients enjoyed by the Queen herself, the spectacular three-tiered platter will be the epitome of decadence. Including signature champagne cocktail, £40 pp.
To book call 0344 879 9101
You are invited to join a glamorous garden party celebrating the wedding. Arrive at Cliveden at 11.30am for a glass of Summer Cup. Guests will then move to the Churchill Room to watch the Royal Wedding unfold. Your regal experience will also include a glass of fizz to toast the newlyweds, a two course BBQ lunch including two glasses of prosecco per person, a selection of tea and coffee after lunch and a Jazz band throughout the day. £95 pp.
To book call 01628 668561
The five-star manor house hotel in Plympton will be serving a Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea. The Special Edition Afternoon Tea brings a fine array of traditional cakes, bakes and savoury favourites, including lemon drizzle cupcake, Victoria sandwich gateaux, miniature Battenberg and a royal iced cookie. Freshly baked scones and the finest teas will complete the selection of treats. The event will be shown in a different room. Pre-booking is essential as the Special Edition Afternoon Teas are very popular. Served from 1-4pm at £27 pp, or £39 with champagne.
See www.boringdonhall.co.uk or call 01752 344455
to a Royal Wedding Gala Lunch, to celebrate the wedding of HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The event will be televised over lunch, and in memory of HRH the Queen Mother, her favourite ‘Eggs Drumkilbo’ has been selected as the starter. Main course of Venison Wellington with summer vegetables, courgette potatoes and carrot puree, with dessert of Summer Berry Eton Mess. Arrival time of 11.30 am £32.95 pp.
To book call 01787 247477
Celebrate the Royal Wedding at Holborn Dining Room. Watch the couple say “I do” in the stylish setting of The Terrace. Savour The Windsor Pie, a delicious lamb cutlet and truffle pie, designed especially for this occasion, by Executive Head Chef, Calum Franklin. Pair it with a unique Gin & Tonic, inspired by Meghan Markle’s favourite flower, The Peony. Available from 11am to 5pm.
To book email email@example.com
The menu is called H&M 2018, and is a quintessentially British menu inspired by the royal wedding. Among the starters are Scotch quail’s egg, Cornish crab and Dingley Dell ham hock terrice. Some choices from the main course are Dedham Vale dry aged beef fillet and charcoal roasted Cornish cod. A selection from the desserts are summer pudding or rhubarb compote. A truly British range of delights. £35 pp.
To book call 0207 647 5454
Book for this marvellous day in the beautiful baronial Tylney Suite to sip champagne and enjoy the royal celebration on the big screen with a royal-inspired Afternoon Tea including cakes: HRM chocolate marquise; praline macaroon, chocolate engagement ring; “Queen Victoria sponge”, wild strawberry icing Tylney scones fit for the Queen. Also savoury selection and sandwiches. The wedding service begins at St. George’s Chapel at midday, but feel free to arrive from 11am to enjoy the build up.
– A glass of champagne on arrival to the event in the Tylney Suite
– Further drinks (Pimms, champagne etc) available to purchase if you wish
Afternoon Tea will be served to all between: 12noon – 1.00pm – to be enjoyed at your leisure. £42.00 pp, including a glass of celebratory fizz.
Call to book on 01256 745533
Watch the royal wedding live and indulge in an afternoon of tasty treats while sipping on a delightful complimentary flute of fizz. Choose from the indulgent Duchess of Bedford Champagne Afternoon Tea or the Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea. From £24 pp (discount not applied).
To book call 0191 303 9603
Enjoy a Royal Afternoon Tea with a difference at Oddfellows On The Park. The afternoon tea will offer a top tier inspired by the happy couple: A traditional Victoria sponge with a marzipan crown, America’s favourite dessert a mini Mississippi mud pie, and a delightful strawberry and cream macaron. £22 pp.
To book call 0161 697 3066
Have a fun day at Oddfellows Chester where they will be showing the live coverage of the royal wedding in The Secret Garden. There will be afternoon tea’s with a royal (& ginger twist) and fizz a plenty!
Please wear your best wedding hat and you could be in with a chance of winning a perfectly ‘odd’ prize in their Best Dressed competition. Starts at 11 am. £18.50 pp.
To book call 01244 345454
The Painswick will be showing the Royal wedding live in their public areas and the Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea including a glass of Champagne, Pimms Cocktail or Gin & Tonic, will be served from 3pm. £20 pp.
To book call 01452 813688
Join Chewton Glen in their Lake Suite to celebrate the royal wedding where they will be hosting a sparkling lunch party with a traditional English Garden theme, and live televised coverage of the event taking place in Windsor. So get the family together and enjoy a coffee and red carpet welcome, brunch style canapés and a glass of fizz to toast the happy couple during the wedding. Followed by a three course lunch with two glasses of wine, coffee and chocolates. Arrival – 10.30am Carriages – 3.00pm (approximately) – £95 pp.
To book call 01425 282212
Hart’s Nottingham will be streaming the wedding live from the Park Bar and serving an afternoon tea from 10.30 am. Included will be a choice of quality Jing teas, freshly made cheese & fruit scones with clotted cream and preserves, macaroons, Hambleton Bakery Tea Cake, Hambleton Bakery Brownie, seasonal Eton Mess, Hambleton Bakery Pecan Bun and a selection of sandwiches and glass of champagne. £30.95 pp.
Pre-booking is essential. Telephone 0115 9881900
Glenapp Castle is truly the perfect setting to celebrate the royal wedding, and they are hosting a full afternoon tea, fit for royalty. Treated like a Prince or Princess for the day, there really is no better place to spend this occasion than in your very own castle setting – the perfect excuse to dress up!
‘Best of British’ sandwiches, delicious pastries, tasty scones and delicate cakes will be served just before midday so you can sit back and enjoy the carriage procession through Windsor. After the newly wed royals have said ‘I do’, tuck into some wedding cake and gingerbread with a glass of champagne to celebrate and toast the very happy couple. Priced from £36.50 pp.
To book call 01465 831212
Enjoy the big day in the elegant surroundings of Palé Hall. Situated in the tranquil Dee valley this grand and historic, high Victorian mansion with idyllic woodland garden rolling down to the banks of the river, has the spectacular Snowdonia National Park on its doorstep. Glass of champagne on arrival, full Afternoon Tea. Starts at 12 pm. £30 pp.
To book call 01678 530285
Londoners can enjoy The Waterway’s fabulous location on Regent’s Canal and expansive all-weather terrace, and watch the royal wedding live broadcast with an indulgent Anglo-American brunch special. Tuck into the Meghan Royale, a decadent waffle topped with half a lobster, poached duck egg and saffron hollandaise (£21); or Harry’s Hotcakes, fluffy American-style pancakes with English strawberries and a rich maple cream (£7.95), whilst watching the special day unfold. The exclusive Royal Wedding Brunch is available from 10am – 1pm on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th May.
To book call 0207 266 3557
With a delicious selection of freshly made sandwiches such as Dunkeld oak smoked salmon and Aberdeenshire beef, pastries and sweet bites, this is a spread of which the Queen would approve! Unlimited prosecco (for 1.5 hours) and a quintessentially British picnic for only £29.95 pp. From 11.30am in the Boisdale Bar & Grill (1st floor) on Saturday 19th May.
To book call 0207 715 5818
ROYAL BRITANNIA HAMPER (£95)
And finally, how about a picnic in Windsor Great Park, Henman Hill or your local garden square. The Mount Street Deli has created the ultimate Best of British Hamper. The Mount Street Deli’s Royal Britannia Hamper is filled with delicious British goodies, perfect for a Royal Wedding party. A bottle of British sparkling wine from Coates & Seeley takes centre stage, alongside a bottle of Belvoir Elderflower Cordial for those who want to add a little something extra to their glass of bubbly. Also included are four sandwiches, four salads, two sausage rolls and two veggie quiches, all freshly prepared on the day of purchase, as well as two packets of award winning British crisps, Just Crisps. Sweet treats include a box of Scott’s salted caramel and black forest truffles, and brownies and scones, alongside Union Jack cupcakes and Lavender Shortbread. Needs at least four days advance booking to order a hamper.
To organise a hamper call 0207 499 6843
The Luxury Restaurant GuideOur best wishes to the happy couple