Christian Stan, at 15 Feb. 16, in Gourmet, Hotel Restaurants, News

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.

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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.

Afternoon Tea St.James Hotel

Highlight tea items include delicious cake dice, edible scrabble letters, chocolate chess pieces, shortbread dominoes and chocolate Monopoly hats.

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.

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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.

It’s All In The Game Afternoon Tea costs £40 per person.

St.James Hotel Facade

It’s All In The Game at St. James’s Family Package includes:

A night’s stay for two adults and two children with continental breakfast
A VIP tour of Hamleys where guests will learn about the store’s amazing toy history and how it has evolved over the past 255 years, including cake and goodie bags
10% discount voucher at Hamleys store
It’s All In The Game Afternoon Tea for four people
The experience costs £235 (includes VAT) per person based on four sharing

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