The East India Company Edit: How To Spend The Long Weekend

The East India Company Edit: How To Spend The Long Weekend

Mar 15 , 2023

Welcome to the first edition of The East India Company Edit – a round-up of the best we’ve seen, heard or can recommend on our travels…from our pioneering, adventurous spirit straight to your inbox.  

This week, we suggest our tips for how to spend the upcoming long weekend, from the luxurious to the delicious.  We’d love to hear your suggestions. Join the conversation on Instagram.

If you are planning to be out and about in London, there is no better way to unwind that with an exclusive afternoon tea service. The East India Company tea is on offer at Flemings in London’s glamourous Mayfair, where hand-painted wall murals will inspire you while you dine. You can also indulge at The Londoner, set in iconic Leicester Square, where drama and delicacies meet in perfect harmony. For further inspiration, read our guide to the best afternoon teas. 

Why not get away from it all?  The Angel Hotel is a luxurious, 4 Silver Star hotel located in the centre of Abergavenny, situated between the Welsh and English border or travel down the River Thames to the historic market town of Henley and stay at Relais, a 16th century coaching inn now reimagined for modern life.

Travelling by train?  Remember the snacks.  Our Roquefort Cheese Filled Biscuits are a moreish addition to any journey. Dark Chocolate Enrobed Espresso Coffee Beans are sure to satisfy that sweet tooth on your travels.

Staying in? Add a touch of luxury to your favourite chocolate beverage with a decadent recipe from chef Paul Robinson, The Yorkshire Gourmet by adding a splash of rum and uncover a new and sophisticated way to enjoy your Easter chocolate.

And while we’re talking of tipples, add a touch of sweetness to your spritzers and cocktails this weekend, with our Rose Cordial, where crimson hues and the heady scent of rose petals will awaken your palette.