Powerscourt Hotel Unveil Luxury Boodles Sparkling Afternoon Tea

Powerscourt Hotel, Resort & Spa, the iconic five star resort in the heart of Wicklow, has partnered with Boodles Grafton Street, Dublin, to launch their exclusive Christmas Sparkle Afternoon Tea, inspired by diamonds and the festive season.

Renowned for their mouth-watering afternoon tea which is served daily in the hotel’s Sugar Loaf Lounge which boasts views of the beautiful natural landscape; all guests who book the Christmas Sparkle Afternoon Tea between 26th November and 23rd December will have the opportunity to win a Boodles diamond pendant worth €1,900.

The Christmas Sparkle Afternoon Tea menu, which has been designed by Powerscourt’s Executive Chef, Tony O’Donnell, incorporates the luxury of Boodles into a unique and delicate delight.

When commenting on his inspiration for the menu, Tony said, “we wanted to combine the magic of Christmas with the opulence of Boodles, from the sugar diamond strawberry Christmas tree, to the homage paid to the iconic Boodles gift box, recreated in pastry and glazed in pink, the Afternoon Tea is luxurious from start to finish, with some added festive touches”.

Examples of the menu include:
– Chocolate “Caramelia” Mousse, Boodles gift Box – Caramelia mousse, Crunchy caramel insert, Cocoa sable, glazed in pink with a chocolate Boodles logo

– Pistachio Cream and Strawberry Christmas Tree – pistachio Chantilly cream, fresh strawberry, almond macaron, 50 carat sugar diamond décor

– White chocolate and raspberry Santa Hat – white chocolate mousse, raspberry confit insert, lemon pain de gene cake

James Amos, Boodles Director said, “We are delighted to be partnering with Powerscourt Hotel for the Christmas Sparkle Afternoon Tea and hope that the winner of the Boodles prize will love their diamond pendant.”

Foe more information see www.powerscourthotel.com