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A Taste Of Summer

With the onset of the Thai summer, The St. Regis Bar is heralding the arrival of warmer weather with a new afternoon tea set inspired by Tanqueray No. Ten. The launch of the Tanqueray No. Ten Afternoon Tea is sure to evoke the fresh citrus and botanical notes of summer.

 

The savoury delights draw influence from well-known gin cocktails, including the “Gimlet”-cured scallop ceviche which sees thinly sliced fresh seafood marinated with lime juice. The distinct bitterness of Negroni lends itself to the pairing of beef pastrami and mustard cream on “Negroni” jelly, while the citrus flavours of a classic gin cocktail is highlighted in the parma ham, infused melon, “Tom Collins” essence dish.

 

The St. Regis Bar Purple Rain.

 

The botanical ingredients of gin are also referenced in other savoury creations including the spinach and parmesan cheese quiche with juniper cream. St. Regis chefs have also remimagined the classic afternoon tea scones as lemon scones and chocolate and rosemary scones.

 

Citrus, juniper, liquorice, coriander and other Tanqueray No. Ten botanicals provide the inspiration for the sweet selection in the new afternoon tea, including a decadent liquorice flourless cake and coriander whipped ganache bon bon. The quintessential cheesecake has also been given a summer twist in a botanical cheesecake, while summer vibes are infused in the grapefruit and pineapple shot with gin jelly.

 

The Midsummer cocktail now being served at The St. Regis Bar.

 

A selection of three Tanqueray No. Ten cocktails have been specially crafted to complement the tasting palate of the small batch gin. Midsummer is refreshingly fruity owing to the presence of pink grapefruit and lime juices. Named after the striking hue butterfly pea tea imparts on the cocktail, Purple Rain also leans on peach and other citrus notes, while the stirred Floral Blossom offers the subtle aromas of elderflower and Manzanilla wine’s chamomile flavour.

 

The Tanqueray No. Ten-based Floral Blossom cocktail.

 

The New Tanqueray No. Ten Afternoon Tea experience is priced at Bt1,600++ per set including tea or coffee for two persons. Midsummer, Purple Rain, and Floral Blossom Tanqueray No. Ten cocktails are priced at Bt490++ per glass.

 

The Tanqueray No. Ten Afternoon Tea is served from 2pm – 5pm until 16th May 2020 at The St. Regis Bar and The Drawing Room.

 

For more information and reservations, contact +66 (0) 2207-7777 or email: fb.bangkok@stregis.com.

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