Flowering Afternoon Tea
Join us at The Milestone in celebration of this year’s 100th Chelsea flower show. We will be showcasing a variety of flowering teas alongside delicious pastries, from rose water macaroons to elderflower fancies. Our pastry chefs John and Chloe have worked tirelessly to combine fine ingredients and botanical flavours. As it is always a champagne day at the Milestone, why not try our signature Bellini cocktail with your afternoon tea - a puree of white peaches marinated in oranges and orange leaves topped with chilled champagne.
Flowering Afternoon tea £36.50
Flowering Afternoon Tea + Cocktail £45.00
Roaring 20's Cocktails
Martinis go hand-in-hand with the jazz age and the general boom atmosphere of the 1920’s. Two new cocktails inspired by The Great Gatsby, in cinemas this month, are available for £14.50 each. ‘The Gatsby’, using gin and vermouth is an impeccably styled Martini with a dash of maraschino liqueur, bitters and dose of absinthe. ‘The Daisy’ is a simple brown spirit-and-ginger ale highball and was a common order during the 1920’s.
Constance Spry, and Chef Rosemary Hume, both principals of the Cordon Bleu Cookery School in London, are credited with the invention of the popular Coronation Chicken dish, preparing it for the banquet of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Generous Crispy cos lettuce salad and chicken cooked to perfection is served in a light curried mayonnaise with a warm bread basket and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. £17.00 each or £25.00 including a glass of Bouchard Finlayson Sauvignon Blanc.
Father's Day Lunch
Sunday 16th of June
Father's Day is a celebration inaugurated in the early twentieth century to compliment Mother's Day in celebrating fatherhood and male parenting. At the Milestone we will celebrate all dads with a delicious three-course meal and a complimentary glass of Whisky for Dad. £45.00 per person.
Wimbledon Afternoon Tea
22nd June until 7th July
The world's most famous tennis tournament is back. We at the Milestone will be celebrating this prestigious event in our Park Lounge and Conservatory. Enter into the spirit of the occasion by enjoying our special Wimbledon Afternoon Tea, with a glass of Champagne, tennis inspired cakes and pastries, and strawberries & cream, naturally, and perhaps... just perhaps watching a game. £45.00 per person.
Picnic in the Park
Enjoy an Afternoon Tea or Picnic Feast in Kensington Gardens this summer, served in traditional wicker baskets from The Milestone Hotel. The Milestone Hotel is a deluxe 5 star boutique hotel overlooking Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace, former home to Princess Diana. Picnic in the Park is available for the whole month of June, and you will be able to enjoy your Picnic in Kensington Gardens adjacent to the hotel. £85.00 for two people including Champagne.
Wine of the Month
Sancerre Rose Domaine Vincent Pinard 2010 - Summer is finally knocking on our door with longer and warmer days and the need of great glass of wine under the London Sunshine. Join us in our Conservatory for a glass of chilled Sancerre Rose. This Pinot noir based Sancerre is a great revelation, the grapes are picked every year in late April and ready for us to drink the next year summer. It is crisp, elegant and summery fresh, with delicate fruit undertones... a great companion on warm summer evening. £44.00 per bottle and £12.00 per glass.
Cocktail of the Month - Elderflower and Cucumber Spritzer
Just in time for summer, a refreshing champagne cocktail. Muddled English cucumber and mint leaves, over elderflower cordial. Shaken and double strained into a chilled wine glass. Topped up with Champagne and a dash of soda and cucumber peel to garnish. £17.00 each.
Hilary Alexander - Fashion and Photography
Thursday 27th June, 7pm
Learn about the drama and excitement of fashion and photography from across the world. From 4th July, Kensington Palace will present a glamourous exhibition called 'Fashion Rules', featuring rare and exquisite dresses from HM Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret and Diana, Princess of Wales. This colourful and exuberant exhibition will provide a feast for the eyes and a nostalgic glance back at recent decades.
Here at the Milestone you can hear about the ‘Rules of Fashion’ for Summer 2013 with Hilary Alexander. Listen and learn from the award-winning fashion journalist over a sumptuous three course dinner in the intimate surroundings of the Milestone Hotel. The event at the hotel will begin with Champagne drinks at 7pm followed by dinner including wine. £55 per person (does not include ticket to the exhibition at Kensington Palace). Numbers are limited so please contact Catherine Chandler on +44 207 917 1053 or firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
Cocktails and Gatsby Glamour
Wednesday 3rd July, 7pm - 9pm
Join us for an evening of sumptuous cocktails and Gatsby decadence at The Milestone hotel. Relive the glamour of the period, hear tales of Prohibition and speakeasies via opulent Gatsby-style parties and lavish Cuban adventures. The fun and informative session takes in four elegant cocktails from the era, each paired with delicious canapés. You’ll also get a chance to test your mixology skills as we invite you to recreate the recipes at the bar. Tickets priced £39.50 including cocktails, canapés and a take-home goody bag. Early booking is advised. Please contact Catherine Chandler on +44 207 917 1053 or email@example.com to reserve your place.
To make a booking for any of the above offers please call us on +44 20 7917 1000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.