Four final places to celebrate The Royal Wedding
British Feasting at Blueprint Café. Royal Wedding celebrations are quintessentially British occasions, and Blueprint Café has a menu packed full of British produce and nostalgic dishes, perfect for honouring the big day. Chef Patron Mini Patel has made his mark at Blueprint Café with his contemporary twist on British plates, from Treacle Tart with clotted Devon cream to Blueprint Café Burnt Cream, Rhubarb Jammie Dodger biscuit. The vista of the restaurant also provides appropriate grandeur for the occasion, elevated to look over the historic Tower Bridge.
Royal Wedding Pudding Recipe by Rocket Food. To celebrate the marriage of HRH Prince Harry and his soon-to-be Princess, Ms Meghan Markle, Rocket Food, London’s leading luxury catering company, has created a pudding recipe fit for a royal. Marrying British summer fruits with classic ingredients from across the pond, the recipe gives a nod to the couples individual heritages and future together. Comprising of a lemon butter and granola cake, gooseberry and elderflower semifreddo and crowned with a blueberry compote, each ingredient has been carefully considered and selected by Rocket Food’s creative pastry chef, Emma Davies.
irabeau en Provence La Folie. Celebrate the Royal Wedding in style by raising a glass of Mirabeau’s sparkling wine La Folie to Prince Harry and his soon-to-be Princess Meghan. Flavours of red berries and grapefruit combine with a little spice to create a delicious and refreshing way to toast the most anticipated wedding of the year.
Mirabeau La Folie (RRP £12.99) is available from Waitrose stores in the UK. www.mirabeauwine.com
A Royal Celebration at Palé Hall, North Wales. Palé Hall will be hosting A Royal Celebration on 19 May from 12pm, which will include a glass of champagne upon arrival, full afternoon tea from the hotel’s exciting new Head Pastry Chef Adam Cleal, and a screening of the wedding. The decadent afternoon tea includes innovative treats such as Popcorn and banana caramel macarons and Passionfruit, mango and coconut petit gateaux. Guests will be encouraged to dress up in classic wedding attire to commemorate this regal day in style. The re-imagined Grade II listed Palé Hall is one of the finest country house hotels in Wales, offering a luxurious, peaceful retreat on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. With 18 gorgeous guest bedrooms and suites that have been individually designed to have their own unique personality and stunning views across the rural Welsh landscape, Palé Hall is the perfect setting to toast the royal wedding. A stay at the hotel’s Victoria Suite, which was once chosen by Queen Victoria herself as her residence for ten days in 1889, is a great way to experience first-hand Palé Hall’s royal history.
Palé Hall’s Royal Celebration (www.palehall.co.uk / 01678 530285) starts from £30 per person and includes a glass of champagne on arrival and full afternoon tea. Stays at the hotel begin at £190 per night, based on two people sharing on a bed and breakfast basis.