PaxEx: Virgin Atlantic Brings Eric Lanlard’s Mile High Tea Onboard
Now, Virgin Atlantic passengers don't have to visit Thames in Battersea to experience the sublime Eric Lanlard afternoon tea.
Virgin Atlantic has brought Eric Lanlard to curate a series of seriously scrumptious afternoon teas just for you while enjoying your flight at 38,000 feet.
Now available on all Virgin Atlantic's day flights from the UK, the Mile High Tea is served in all classes and features freshly made rolls and scones.
In Premium class, you also get a macaron and an éclair, and in Upper class you get a macaron, éclair and financier. As you’d expect with such high end cuisine, it’s all presented beautifully.
Economy class passengers get to enjoy specially branded Mile High Tea box, mozzarella with green pesto and slow roast tomato filled roll, scone, jam and cream.
In Premium class, there's a choice of mozzarella with green pesto and slow roast tomato or roast beef with creamy horseradish and rocket filled rolls. Passion fruit eclair, blackberry macaron, warm scone with jam and cream are offered with a glass of Prosecco.
Upper Class – Choice of mozzarella with green pesto and slow roast tomato filled roll and falafel, red pepper hummus, carrot and yoghurt dressing in a beetroot wrap, or roast beef with creamy horseradish and rocket and hot smoked salmon with rocket filled rolls.
The Mile High Tea is also served with passion fruit éclair, blackberry macaron, chocolate and pistachio financier and a warm scone with jam and cream.
Upper Class and Flying Club Gold Card members can also experience Eric’s Afternoon Tea in our Heathrow and New York JFK Clubhouses, with more coming soon.
Eric’s new afternoon tea isn’t the only thing to enjoy. Existing dining options include 2 meals, snacks, wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks as well as specially curated inflight entertainment selection.