Easter events round-up

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 11th April 2014
If you are stuck with what to do over the Easter break then have a look at these upcoming events for some inspiration.   Shackbury Easter Egg Concrete at Shake Shack   With Easter fast approaching, Shake Shack Covent Garden has created a signature ‘concrete’ which is perfect for those with a sweet tooth. The Shackbury Easter Egg Concrete is made from vanilla frozen custard and blended with caramel sauce and milk chocolate chunks by Paul.A Young. Priced at £5 for a single or £8 for a double, it will be available from 11th – 20th April. www.shakeshack.com/location/london-covent-garden/       Easter offering at the Great Northern Hotel   There’s still time to book an Easter break, and the Great Northern Hotel is offering a special value package exclusively from Good Friday to Easter Monday. The offer includes a luxurious stay in an elegant room and a delicious Chocolate Martini, followed by dinner and breakfast in the award-winning Plum + Spilt Milk, with cuisine by highly acclaimed chef, Mark Sargeant. The offer is priced at £199 for single occupancy or £244 with a partner. www.gnhlondon.com/offers     Easter at The Ritz This Easter, The Ritz has created a perfect family offering for the Easter weekend. Commencing on Easter Saturday, 19th April, children that are resident in the hotel can join The Ritz’s dedicated pastry team to create their own Ritz chocolate Easter egg. On Easter Sunday, the residents of every room in the hotel will receive an exclusive gift of a Ritz chocolate Easter Egg and children taking afternoon tea in the Palm Court will also be given a chocolate egg. With hot cross buns at breakfast and an Easter egg hunt that will take place in the adjoining William Kent House garden later in the day that's your Easter Sunday covered. Overnight accommodation is available from £390 per night.   D&D London Restaurant group, D&D London is also getting involved, with several of its restaurants offering fun activities and treats throughout the weekend:   Down by the Thames, children can eat free at British favourite Butler’s Wharf Chop House, or decorate Easter Bunny biscuits at Blueprint Café. Kensington Place has created two special Easter cocktails using ‘real eggs’ vs. ‘chocolate eggs’! The Marmalade Sour (Chase Marmalade Vodka, sugar, orange marmalade, egg white) serves as the perfect aperitif and the Chocolate Egg (Bacardi Gold, Mozart dark chocolate, cream, hot chocolate) a decadent dessert cocktail.     Featured image courtesy of Gerbil

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 11th April 2014

Easter events round-up