The Berkeley’s legendary designer afternoon tea, Prêt-à-Portea, is inspired by the world of fashion. Our menu of couture cakes gets a makeover every six months to reflect the latest catwalk trends, colours and designs.
For spring/summer 2018, Head Pastry Chef Mourad Khiat has sent out a brand new Prêt-à-Portea collection of exquisite biscuits, bakes and fancies. It takes inspiration from an array of distinguished fashion and accessory designers, and the latest creations shown on the international fashion runways.
Your tea also includes a flavour some collection of miniature savoury skewers, taster spoons, elegant canapés and tea sandwiches. To drink, choose a loose leaf tea from our extensive collection
Prêt-a-Portea is the ultimate mix of fashion and high tea created by London’s Berkeley Hotel. Each season they create exclusive pastry and cake collections inspired by latest catwalk designs. This book celebrates Prêt a Portea’s tenth anniversary with 20 of their greatest hits, including bakes inspired by DVF, Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino and Jimmy Choo.
Each recipe is beautifully photographed and accompanied by a quote from the designer and a catwalk image that inspired the Berkeley’s sugary creation. The book also features suggestions for matching fine teas with the cakes and the Berkeley’s own tea etiquette tips accompany the recipes.
If you love fashion, baking or both, you will love making everything from Burberry Trench Biscuits to Anya Hindmarch Cake Bags.
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