The Belmond luxury trains, The Belmond British Pullman and Belmond Northern Belle will be serving two celebratory afternoon teas on board starting 20 June 2015 called the Afternoon Tea by Fortnum and Mason and the Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea Party respectively.
On board the Belmond British Pullman, Fortnum and Mason bring their traditional 'Afternoon Tea' that features the famous blend of teas along with champagne, sandwiches, cakes and scones – served within the historical Pullman dining carriages as the train sets off on a journey throughout the British countryside. Fortnum and Mason was founded in 1707 and with its royal patronage and legendary hampers, is famous for its choice of global teas.
The Belmond Northern Belle train will be offering The Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea Party, which celebrates 150 years of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in 2015. Multi-coloured sandwiches, Queen of Hearts jam tarts and the Cheshire Cat scones alongside musicians and magicians pay homage to the popular fairytale as the train departs from various UK cities including Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh. The Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea Party will take place on 26 April 2015.
Dining on board Belmond British Pullman and Belmond Northern Belle is one of the UK’s most exclusive and luxurious dining experiences. The 1920s and 1930s art deco within carriages as well as picture windows provide scenic views of the British countryside and together with the meticulous service, evoke the feeling of travelling during the golden ages.
Prices for the Afternoon Tea by Fortnum and Mason start from USD349 per person including a glass of champagne and traditional afternoon tea. Prices for the Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea on board Belmond Northern Belle start from USD290 per person including afternoon tea with a twist. To book and for more information, visit belmond.com.