Indulge in fine Coronation afternoon tea parties

ONE WARWICK PARK, the town’s iconic four-star boutique hotel is adorning its walls with red, white and blue flags and inviting guests to raise a toast to the King at its luxury lounge bar.

Party hampers and free bubbles will also be on offer from May 1-8.

For the Coronation, One Warwick Park’s bar will feature a special, royal-themed cocktail list that has been specially designed to honour King Charles III. At only £12 each, sip on your choice from the host of flavourful creations, while enjoying the beautiful Art Deco surroundings.


Champagne afternoon tea at One Warwick Park 

Thursday May 4-Monday May 8

Handcrafted by the hotel’s culinary team, kick off the Coronation celebrations with a quintessentially British afternoon tea – with a twist. Served in the glass atrium, expect an irresistible assortment of treats including delicate finger sandwiches, freshly-baked scones and homemade cakes and pastries, perfectly accompanied by a glass of Champagne.

Bookings can be made on OpenTable for £39.50pp.


Royal Afternoon tea parties at Salomons Estate

Sunday May 7 and Monday May 8

Salomons Estate in Tunbridge Wells will be hosting Royal Afternoon Tea Parties to celebrate the Coronation, with a menu that pays tribute to the King’s favourite dishes and those served at his very own wedding. Families looking to rejoice in the occasion can head to the 36-acre country house and indulge in sweet treats and savoury delights hand-crafted by the estate’s talented pastry team.

Adult bookings cost £28.50 and include a glass of Pimm’s. There’s a special menu for little ones, plus crown crafts and royal garden games to keep them entertained. This costs £18.50.

Upon arrival, guests will be greeted by the sight of far-reaching views of the beautifully manicured grounds, as they enjoy the quintessentially British tradition in the conservatory, setting the stage for an unforgettable day.

Adults can sit back with a glass of Pimm’s and indulge in three tiers of treats from an exquisite menu that celebrates the very best of King Charles III with fabulous cakes and sandwiches worthy of the occasion.

The afternoon will start with a savoury selection of delicate cucumber and mint cream cheese sandwiches, salmon mousse topped with smoked salmon and dill crème fraiche on granary bread and coronation chicken bridge rolls.

Then, guests can dive into delicious pheasant, bacon and sausage rolls with a parmesan crust – a recipe inspired by the King’s favourite dish. There will also be smoked cheddar cheese straws with spiced tomato chutney, home-baked scones served with clotted cream and preserve, and a sweet selection of desserts.

Expect lemon posset, raspberries with chocolate meringue and a strawberry and cream layered sponge which pays tribute to the strawberries and cream served at King Charles’ wedding.

Children will also enjoy a selection of their favourite afternoon treats, such as ham and cheese sandwiches, sausage rolls, strawberry jelly and cream and royal cupcakes before moving on to an afternoon of fun and games. There will be crown crafts, biscuit decorating, croquet on the lawn, and a royal-themed treasure hunt.

Reservations can be made on OpenTable, or by emailing the reception team at

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