This summer time, The Franklin will play host to Frida Kahlo followers throughout the globe, transporting them to Mexico to bask in a vibrant array of scrumptious treats.
Drawing inspiration from the V&A’s hottest exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up, visitors will sip on tequila cocktails, designed by multi-award-winning mixologist Salvatore Maggio and revel in Mexican delicacies together with Flan De Cajeta, churros with a chocolate dipping sauce and beans and chilli sandwiches.
This contemporary and vibrant afternoon tea expertise is the third in a succession of teas which were impressed by the group’s partnership with the V&A museum.
Earlier afternoon tea experiences have included the Rock’n Roll Afternoon Tea at The Gore, impressed by Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Stay and the Foolish Outdated Bear Afternoon Tea at The Pelham based mostly on Winnie the Pooh Exploring a Traditional exhibition.
As with earlier immersive eating experiences, The Frida Kahlo Afternoon Tea will give visitors complimentary entry to the exhibition – the primary one outdoors of Mexico to show her garments and intimate possessions, reuniting them with key self-portraits and pictures to supply a contemporary perspective on her compelling life story.
The Franklin London – Starhotels Collezione, a part of LVX Most well-liked, was acquired by Starhotels in 2014 and, following a full design overhaul by designer Anoushka Hempel, reopened to visitors in September 2016.
Set in a sublime Victorian constructing nestling within the lush fantastic thing about the non-public Egerton Gardens, The Franklin combines the heat of a personal residence with the impeccable service of a luxurious lodge.
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