Auberge du Lac, the destination restaurant located within the grounds of the Brocket Hall estate in Welwyn, is launching eclectic Afternoon Tea Thé du Lac on 1 May 2014.

Thé du Lac has been developed by the restaurant’s chef consultant Anthony Demetre and will include a range of international teas by The Rare Tea Company. Served in tasting cups and infused in contemporary china, guests will be able to taste teas such as Deconstructed English Breakfast – a small cup each of light and fragrant Indian black tea, 2nd Flush Darjeeling; and a deep, malty African Lost Malawi tea. Teas will be matched to each course.

Menu items include quail egg, summer truffle and cress sandwich; scones with Auberge clotted cream and strawberry soup with Moroccan mint; and a selection of cakes such as raspberry millefeuille with Earl Grey mousseline.

Thé du Lac Afternoon Tea is priced at £35.00 per person. Tables will be available every Tuesday to Saturday from 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm throughout the summer months until September.

Guests can choose to dine in Auberge du Lac’s main dining area or on the restaurant’s patio, which has views across the 543 acre estate.

For more information or to book please visit: http://www.brocket-hall.co.uk/dining/auberge-du-lac/ or contact Auberge du Lac reception on 01707 368888.

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Auberge du Lac

Housed in Brocket Hall’s former hunting lodge, Auberge du Lac enjoys an idyllic lakeside setting overlooking the beautiful country estate and Brocket Hall itself. With three AA Rosettes, Auberge du Lac is a five star restaurant which provides the highest standards in cuisine and service.

Auberge du Lac is also available for private events, celebrations and weddings. With an outdoor terrace and five private dining rooms which can seat two to 18 guests, the restaurant can accommodate a variety of requirements.

Tel: +44 (0)1707 368863

Email: auberge@brocket-hall.co.uk

Twitter: @AubergeBrocket

Brocket Hall

Brocket Hall is an estate built on 543 acres of parkland and has three luxurious venues which are available for corporate events, golf days/stays and private functions. The Brocket Hall estate also houses two championship golf courses and an award-winning restaurant Auberge du Lac. Combining heritage and history with luxury accommodation and impeccable service, the stately home is a stand-out destination for events.

Tel: +44 (0) 1707 335241

Email: info@brocket-hall.co.uk

Website: www.brocket-hall.co.uk

Twitter: @BrocketHall