Vegetarian Afternoon Tea at Sketch

One of things I get most asked about afternoon teas is how do I go to so many afternoon teas when I am vegetarian and need desserts gelatine free. I have to say so many hotels and restaurants are so accommodating that this has never posed a problem for me. Before 2017 ended, I wanted to squeeze in a festive afternoon tea and what better place to do this at, then Sketch.

For those of you who don’t know Sketch, it is literally the most instagrammable place in London to have afternoon tea. The whole place is an art installation with every detail thought out to perfect. When we arrived in their restaurant, we were met with a holographic art installation which we were told was their tribute to having Christmas lights.

After we were offered alcohol free raspberry bellinis (which were delicious by the way!), the Caviar man came across. Impressively they also had a vegetarian version of caviar which was essentially cauliflower boiled in egg, it was delicious.

The teas you can have at Sketch are endless. Due to my previous visit, I went straight for the rosebud tea. It is delicious, perfectly sweet and makes a great accompaniment to my sandwiches that followed.

The vegetarian sandwiches came on a different plates for me. I had humous and peppers inside roast vegetable baked bread, avocado and pickle and the traditional cream cheese and cucumber in wholemeal. They were delicious and I didn’t leave a crumb behind.

Then came the delectable desserts that Sketch do so well. There was pistachio cake slice, dark chocolate tarte, orange meringue cake and also passion fruit flavoured mousse in little glasses. The marshmallow was also vegetarian so I could nibble on it too as I ate my way through the desserts. There were also scones in both plain and fruit flavoured, they came warm to the plate and were accompanied by marmalade, strawberry jam and clotted cream.

I had a great time nibbling through the desserts and they were all so delicious. Every cake had its own flavour and were made with the special Sketch arty touch.

Anyone who has been to Sketch knows not to leave without going to the toilets. You go up a stairwell and come to these egg shaped pods which are each toilet cubicles. Even the toilets were decorated with a Christmas flair and had a snowy art installation on the same floor too.

I had a great time at Sketch and they were even nice enough to let me go up to their dining restaurant and have a look at their Christmas tree.

For more information about Sketch, see here.

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Sanoobar x

6 Comments

    • sanoobar
      Author
      January 8, 2018 / 2:11 pm

      You must visit Sketch if you can get a chance, it is amazing. I have just followed you on blogspot x

  1. ronkeadeyemi
    January 19, 2018 / 2:14 pm

    This place is on the top of my list to go for Afternoon Tea. My friend and I popped in last year but we did not know you had to book and it was full. Next time eh. 🙂

    • sanoobar
      Author
      January 21, 2018 / 11:02 am

      It does book very much in advance but definitely worth doing!

  2. January 28, 2018 / 2:12 am

    This is my dream! I’m a pescatarian so I definitely have an easier time finding things to eat, but you had me at vegetarian caviar. I would love to have this kind of experience! Wish I lived closer but maybe one day!

    GG | http://www.girlingamba.com

  3. January 29, 2018 / 7:25 pm

    This looks like a bloggers dream place for afternoon tea, the pictures are lovely and the food looks so good! x

    Han | lifewithhan.blog

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