Halloween Sweets, Treats & Eats
Mimi ON Oct 26, 2012 AT 8:27 am
With Halloween right around the corner, restaurants, bakeries and bars across London are getting into the spooky spirit. Offering sweets, treats, and eats that range from spooky cute to mildly frightening – there is something for everyone to enjoy.
SWEETS & TREATS
London Hilton on Park Lane: Halloween Afternoon Tea
For those of us who prefer a chic take on October’s ghoulish holiday, London Hilton on Park Lane is more than happy to oblige. Offering a Halloween Afternoon Tea worthy of the Pumpkin King himself, attendees can snack on scarily tasty sandwiches and scones, as well as spookily cute cupcakes and chocolates.
Halloween Tea is offered from 26 October to 5 November, and costs £32.50 per person or £39.50 if you fancy champagne. Hilton.co.uk
Spooky Sponges at The Hummingbird Bakery
Prefer to indulge at home or throw a fun autumn bash? Then the Hummingbird Bakery’s adorable Halloween cakes and cupcakes are for you. Be a bit naughty this Halloween with these sinful delicious cupcakes covered with wickedly delicious frosting, freshly baked and hand decorated with Halloween designs.
Hummingbird Bakery offers Halloween Cupcake Boxes starting at £19.50, Halloween Mini Delights Box from £25.00, and full size Halloween cakes beginning at £30.00, all of which an be ordered online at hummingbirdbakery.com
The Roof Gardens
From 24 to 27 October The Roof Gardens, in Kensington will be serving up a range of bloodcurdling cocktails, including the “Blood Clot and Sand” cocktail which features a pomegranate blood splatter and blood clot brûlée. The venue will also be hosting a Halloween Spooktacular on the 27 October that will include prizes for the best costume. Roofgardensclub.com
In the downstairs bar of restaurant Antico, things are set to take a scary turn on 27 October. Beginning at 5pm there is a free black and white fancy dress party, featuring Trick or Treat shooters, dancing and silent black and white horror movies. Also on tab is the bar’s signature drink of the haunting season, the ‘Blow My Skull Off’ cocktail is based on a 1850s classic containing poisonous berries. Drinks will run from £7 to £8. Antico-London.co.uk
Camden’s South African restaurant in the Stables market is sure to thrill this Halloween with a voodoo-themed party. The venue is perfect for the theme, with it’s vibrant décor including marble bars, carved wooden murals, beaded seats and 30ft hand cast bronze statue presiding over the entrance. Set to feature crazy circus acts, demonic dancers, a witch doctor and an array of crazed cocktails its sure to be a ghoulishly good time. Shaka-zulu.com
Dans Le Noir
Fancy a dining experience a little more fright-inducing? Look no further than the pitch black dining experience that is Dans Le Noir. Featuring a special menu for Halloween (available for £75.00), diners are encouraged to attend in fancy dress and best costume will receive an award, not that you’ll be able to see it… Make sure to book your table now, as Halloween at Dans Le Noir is bound to be hugely popular. london.danslenoir.com