Handpicked for you – curated deals for 5pm customers
Tossed on the waves of an uncertain world, we can always rely on afternoon tea.
Anchor yourself to a pleasurable afternoon with today’s Handpicked Deal on a sparkling afternoon tea for two at Edinburgh’s G&V Royal Mile Hotel.
Perfectly positioned at the corner of the George IV Bridge and the Royal Mile, G&V Royal Mile Hotel enjoys an enviable location between the historic attractions of the Old Town and the bijou shopping opportunities of the New Town.
Recently refurbished and looking very stylish, Cucina restaurant at G&V Royal Mile Hotel is a chic destination in which to enjoy an innovative afternoon tea.
Celebrated Bolognan chef Mattia Camorani has built a glowing reputation for elevating traditional Italian fare to gourmet standards.
Taste the Tuscan influences – and the Sicilian and Venetian – with today’s Handpicked Deal.
Available from 2.30pm to 5pm, Sunday to Friday, the offer is for two people to have afternoon tea with a glass of Prosecco in the hotel’s Cucina.
Afternoon tea at Cucina is an innovative affair. Some dishes may change but your afternoon tea will look very similar to this:
Chick pea hummus, cucumber ribbon & basil sandwich
Scottish smoked salmon, baby caper cream cheese, baby spinach wrap
Peppered pastrami, mustard mayonnaise, plum tomato & rocket sandwich
Auld Reekie cheddar, red cabbage slaw roll
Fruit & plain scones
Clotted cream and Tiptree jam
Passion fruit jelly
Orange sorbet, wafer cone, chocolate pieces
Pavlova, raspberry & blueberry, flower
Almond macaroon, lavender crème patissiere
Rich dark chocolate tart, pear & vanilla
Cucina has a fascinating range of top quality loose leaf teas. From chamomile and Earl Grey to Sencha Fukuyu and Passion De Fleurs White Tea, they stock tip top teas to suit all tastes.
Cucina at the G&V Royal Mile Hotel has lots of great reviews on TripAdvisor. We have edited these recent reviews for length:
‘Fab from start to finish… Fabulous service, attention to detail and wonderful staff. The food was simply delicious… full of atmosphere and the decor stunning. Well worth a visit in the Old Town.’
‘Ladies’ lunch. Food lovely, service excellent! Large party of twelve ladies on Saturday afternoon well looked after! Will certainly be back another day.’
Afternoon tea at Cucina is always memorable and this Handpicked Deal could be used as a gift that someone won’t forget.
Of course, it would also be ideal for catching up with a friend, a fun date or simply as a treat to savour.