The Merrion Welcomes Prêt-à-Portea, The Berkeley's iconic fashion afternoon tea
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The Merrion Welcomes Prêt-à-Portea, The Berkeley’s iconic fashion afternoon tea

The Merrion, Dublin’s most stylish hotel, welcomed legendary fashion afternoon tea, Prêt-à-Portea from The Berkeley in Knightsbridge yesterday, January 26th.

Prêt-à-Portea was created in 2006 and it’s still to this date the ultimate fashionista’s afternoon tea experience in London, inspired in the world best designers and top trends. On its 10th anniversary and for one week only, Prêt-à-Portea will be enjoyed at The Merrion’s elegant Drawing Rooms, served by The Berkeley’s Head Pastry Chef, Mourad Khiat, between Saturday, 28th January to Sunday, 5th February.

Mourad and The Berkeley’s team have created two special cakes for the occasion, inspired in two successful Irish fashion designers, Louise Kennedy and Orla Kiely. Their names now will will join fashion icons such as Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo, Dolce & Gabbana, Jason Wu and Simone Rocha who are already on the fabulous cake stand.

Here are some images from the launch, which gathered many well known names from the fashion industry for a taste of these glamorous creations…

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“Merrion, located in the heart of Dublin city centre, is the capital’s most luxurious five star hotel, and a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

The 142-bedroom and suite hotel is as welcoming as it is stylish. An impeccable restoration of four Georgian townhouses, The Merrion is a marriage of exquisite comfort, relaxed elegance and advanced guest facilities, including free Wi-Fi, an 18m pool, spa and gym.

The Merrion is home to The Cellar Bar, the 2-star Michelin Restaurant Patrick Guilbaudand Restaurant, and the intimate No. 23 Cocktail Bar.

This 5 star luxury hotel is to be found in the heart of Georgian Dublin, opposite Government Buildings and a few minutes’ walk from galleries, museums, the I.F.S.C, Dublin Convention Centre, pubs, restaurants and the shops of Grafton Street.” Read more

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