Housed within the 4-star London Marriot Hotel Kensington, Cast Iron Bar & Grill is the perfect restaurant to relax in after a long and cultured day exploring the city’s many museums, strolling around London’s stunning Hyde Park (which is just a short stroll from the hotel), or burning a hole in your pocket at one of the area’s many shopping hotspots. No matter whether you’re in the mood for perfectly prepared classic dishes, internationally inspired creations, or a very British afternoon tea with close family and friends, there are few finer dining spots in the city.
Choosing quality over pretentiousness, you’re guaranteed a memorable experience when you dine at the Marriot’s Cast Iron Bar & Grill. With its unfussy, minimalistic interior and wooden tables and floors, what you see is what you get here. The service, as one would expect from a top London hotel in a great neighbourhood, is exceptional; slick, efficient, welcoming and attentive waiting and kitchen staff will ensure you can relax without a worry.
Cast Iron Bar & Grill recently welcomed a new afternoon tea menu to their already exceptional choice of dishes which includes everything from light snacks and salads to shareable plates, hearty feasts, and heavenly desserts. This delightful new afternoon tea menu features a brand new selection of must-try cakes and pastries along with an extensive choice of tempting teas from Twinings of London. Try the sensational strawberries and cream tartlet, the oh-so-tasty orange blossom choux, the creamy vanilla and raspberry cheesecake, or the pistachio and berry layer cake baked to perfection.
If you consider yourself somewhat of a tea aficionado, you’ll be well catered to here. From Twining’s Full English, Earl Grey or All Day Decaf, to their Mighty Assam, Morrocan Mint & Rose, Pure Camomile, or Emerald Dragon Oolong, whether you’re in the mood for a rich, bold and calming cuppa or something with a subtle, fruity, and light taste, Twining’s fine selection is sure to have a tea to match.
This simply scrumptious new afternoon tea menu, as you’d expect, also features a selection of lip-smacking savoury treats like their smoked salmon and dill crème fraiche, cucumber with mint butter, or honey roast ham with English mustard finger sandwiches. Their homemade plain and raisin scones, however, are the highlight. Served warm and accompanied by Cornish clotted cream and a choice of preserves, if you’re feeling stressed out by the hustle and bustle of London’s busy streets and need to escape it all for a couple of hours before heading back out into the concrete jungle, afternoon tea at London Marriott Hotel Kensington’s Cast Iron Bar & Grill is the perfect solution. In the upcoming months, Cast Iron Bar & Grill is also planning to start offering its diners a wider choice of afternoon teas.
Afternoon tea is served daily in the hotel but pre-booking is essential. There is even the option to take advantage of unlimited Prosecco to make your afternoon tea a little bit more special.
For more information about Cast Iron Bar & Grill, check out their website.