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The Rosebery At Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

Hong Kong, 30 January 2014 – Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London is delighted to announce that a new venue, The Rosebery, which opens in spring 2014, will be the perfect Knightsbridge backdrop for Afternoon Tea and Champagne cocktails.

Capitalizing on the hotel’s iconic location in the heart of fashionable Knightsbridge, The Rosebery, named after Lord Rosebery, was once a stylish tea room in the early 1920s, and has made a welcome return to its roots. The interior design, created by G&A Designs, captures the room’s Victorian origins, blended with contemporary touches. The design also makes full use of the expansive space and height of the room and its abundance of natural light. A beautiful fireplace is a central feature, together with specially commissioned one-of-a kind art pieces.  Every element in creating the Afternoon Tea and Champagne salon has been truly bespoke, including the new Rosebery China Collection by William Edwards, glassware by John Jenkins and uniforms designed by one of Britain’s young fashion designers, Charlotte Taylor.

To complement Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London’s existing gastronomic offerings, which include the two Michelin starred Dinner by Heston Blumenthal as well as Bar Boulud, the buzzing French-style brasserie and wine bar, The Rosebery will offer a chic afternoon tea service every day. A choice of Breakfast, Afternoon and Directors Reserve blends have been exclusively crafted to Mandarin Oriental’s specifications, together with a selection of speciality teas, in conjunction with the East India Trading Company.  Afternoon Tea will be served with a selection of fresh sandwiches, creative pastries, scones and seasonal jams all created by our dedicated team of Chefs. Once the evening begins, the elegant lounge will transform into a Champagne Bar, offering premier champagnes and champagne cocktails.

About Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

With bustling Knightsbridge on its doorstep and leafy Hyde Park at its rear, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is London’s most prestigious address. Blending sumptuous guestrooms with a world-leading spa and a stylish bar, it is the definitive destination for a luxury escape. And with two award-winning restaurants including Bar Boulud, London and Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, the first London restaurant for one of the UK’s most renowned chefs, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park stands at the culinary centre of the capital.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 45 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 15 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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