Celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday at This Cotswolds Manor House

Ellenborough Park, a 15th century Cotswolds manor, toasts the Queen with a royally upgraded tea…

Ellenborough Park, a 15th century manor house in the Cotswolds, is toasting the upcoming Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday with a royally upgraded afternoon tea. This limited edition ‘Royal Afternoon Tea’ will be offered from April 21st to June 25th commemorating both her real and official birthdays. Celebrating two birthdays each year, her majesty’s actual birthday is April 21 and her official birthday is held this year on June 11.

Executive Head Chef David Kelman, who has cooked for royal family in the past, has crafted this menu to reflect Queen Elizabeth’s favorite treats, which include crustless cucumber sandwiches with an Ellenborough Park spicy relish kick.

Originally built by a local farmer, Ellenborough Park has housed lords, earls and most notably King George III in 1788, and is the perfect setting for a ‘Royal Afternoon Tea’. The full menu can be seen below and is definitely too delicious to pass up.

Top tier 

Meringue swans filled with fresh strawberry 

Queen’s favourite chocolate cake 

Queen’s passionfruit hat, a passionfruit mousse set on a biscuit base, passionfruit glaze and sugar flowers 

Salted caramel Tudor rose chocolate

Middle tier 

Freshly-baked Ellenborough Park fruit scones, jam and clotted cream

Bottom tier 

Honey-roast ham with Tewkesbury mustard sandwich 

Smoked salmon sandwich 

Egg mayonnaise with cress sandwich 

Cucumber, tomato and spicy relish sandwich

Price: £25 per person Friday/Saturday/Sunday 

Price: £22 per person Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday

Price of a glass of Champagne Billecart-Salmon: £12

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