Sip on This: World's Most Expensive Afternoon Tea


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Feeling flush? Do the posh English thing and while away the
afternoon with a tea set specially created by the venerable Cliveden House at Berkshire.
Billed as the most expensive afternoon tea yet, the spread for two, at £550 per
couple, was conceived by executive head chef Carlos Martinez, and includes a
veritable feast of rare and beautiful ambrosia.

There’re exquisite white truffles at £2,500 per kilo,
Beluga Caviar at £4,000 per kilo and Da Hong Pao Tea, harvested from thousand
year old leaves and valued at over £2,000 per kilogram. You’ll also
be treated to flutes of Dom Perignon Rose, as well as a luscious, gold-leafed
cake made with the dearest chocolate in the world, Amedi Porcelana. Wash it all
down with an earthy, bitter shot of Kopi Luwak, the famous civet cat coffee, at
£50 per cup.

For the record, here’s the full menu:

Platinum Afternoon Tea-Tasting Menu

  • Homemade
    Scones, baked to order
  • Wild
    Strawberry and Cognac Preserve
    with Jersey Clotted Cream
  • Da
    Hong Pao Tea
  • Balack
    Smoked Salmon, Beluga Caviar and Pickled Cucumber
  • Assam
    Smoked Oolong
  • Platinum
    Canapés (including mini £100 sandwich)
  • Two
    Glasses of Vintage Dom Perignon Rose
  • Selection
    of Cliveden Cakes and Pastries
  • Jinjunmei
    Black Tea
  • Cliveden
    House Chocolate Opera Cake with Gold Leaf
  • Kopi
    Luwak Coffee

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