Designed by Executive Head Chef William Drabble at Michelin Star Seven Park Place.
Launching this month, five-star hotel St. James’s Hotel & Club will be offering an exciting Board Game Afternoon Tea concept, called It’s All In The Game, designed by Executive Head Chef William Drabble of in-house Michelin star restaurant Seven Park Place.
The perfect way to re-connect with family and friends, guests are encouraged to log off the internet and spend a long relaxing afternoon, indulging in delicious afternoon treats and a board game or two; an increasingly overlooked activity in our online, fast-paced world.
The theme of the afternoon tea is based around original board games, including traditional favourites such as: Snakes & Ladders, Backgammon, Chess, Monopoly, Scrabble, Dominoes and Ludo, all available to play at the hotel.
Highlight tea items include delicious cake dice, edible scrabble letters, chocolate chess pieces, shortbread dominoes and chocolate Monopoly hats.
Hamleys partnership: St. James’s Hotel & Club has partnered with the UK’s leading toy store to create an exclusive family experience*, including a VIP tour of Hamleys’ flagship Regents Street store, with discounts on purchases, as well as an overnight stay at the hotel and It’s All In The Game Afternoon Tea.
History: The original St. James Club, founded in 1857 and still a core part of the brand, has a historical connection with board games and was regularly frequented by famous characters such as Winston Churchill and Ian Fleming. The board game Backgammon was a popular pastime in the Club where large sums of money were won and lost over time.