Afternoon Tea: The Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria B.C
There is truly nothing better than the experience of your first afternoon tea and my husband treated me to mine at the Empress Hotel while we vacationed last week. It was such a fun experience and the staff were so friendly in every aspect. We started with Blueberries topped with Empress cream then chose our tea selections. I went for the classic Fairmont Empress Earl Grey while Erik choose the Margaret’s Hope Darjeeling.
Once tea is served an array of sandwiches and desserts arrive that will make anyone hungry. The Salmon Pinwheel and Rose Petal shortbread were by far our favorite! If you’re planning a trip to Victoria, add this to your must-do list. You won’t be disappointed and even receive a parting gift of classic Empress Blend tea, exclusive to the Fairmont.
Smoked Salmon Pinwheel with Dill Cream Cheese
Roasted Honey Ham with Tarragon Dijonnaise
Free Range Egg Salad Croissant
Cucumber & Ginger Mascarpone on Butter Brioche
Moroccan Spiced Coronation Chicken on Marble Rye
Freshly Baked Rasin Scone with Strawberry Jam & Empress Cream
Duo of Jivara & Ivoire Chocolate Délice
Raspberry Mascarpone Mousseline
Valrhona Pistachio Crémeux Tart
Rose Petal Shortbread