Easter Egg Choctails
This Easter at selected ETM Group venues, the Easter bunny has prepared a set of grown-up cocktails served up in hollow chocolate Easter Eggs! Available from Friday 25th – Monday 28th March, chocoholics can enjoy a nest including: tangy Raspberry Brûlée, a creamy Tiramisu and sinful Passionfruit and Vanilla Martini at £10 for all three. These special choctails will be available at the Botanist Broadgate Circle, The Botanist Sloane Square and One Canada Square in Canary Wharf.
Willy Wonka Golden Tickets With The London Eye
The Coca Cola London Eye this Easter will be holding a Willy Wonka style experience ‘The View of Pure Imagination’. Where families take to the skies on a Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory themed adventure to help Willy Wonka invent his latest concoction, inspired by the views of London’s most famous landmarks including Pic-a-fizzy Circus and Best-mints-ter Abbey. One lucky family will also win a special golden ticket prize. The prize includes tickets to and a VIP backstage tour of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the Musical, a private party capsule on the London Eye and a London hotel stay. Running from 25th March – 9th April, for more information and bookings go to www.londoneye.com/easter.
Try A Deep Fried Creme Egg Burger
If you feel like trying a different kind of egg this Easter then head to Studio Kitchen at the K West Hotel in Shepherds Bush. They will be serving up sweet creme egg burgers on their dessert menu and also as part of the Spring Rocks Afternoon Tea from 20th March, to coincide with the first day of Spring. The mini slider burgers are made from a sweet brioche bun dipped in white chocolate and dusted in raspberry sprinkles. This is topped with the ‘burger’ – a gooey melted crème egg, encased in golden batter and topped with mascarpone cream and a good helping of strawberry jelly. The sliders are priced at £5.50 for a portion of two, and the Spring Rocks Afternoon Tea starts from £24.50 per person. For more info visit www.k-west.co.uk.
Easter at Skygarden
Enjoy one of the best views across London this Easter at Skygarden. Visit the City Garden Bar where they will be offering Easter treats and cakes through to Monday. There will also be free face painting from 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm on Sunday for all little bunnies and chicks, whether dining in one of the restaurants or visiting with a free ticket. Enjoy Sunday brunch at Darwin restaurant or try Fenchurch for a three course menu, where petit fours miniature eggs will be presented in a beautiful homemade Easter egg taking centre-stage on each table. If that wasn’t enough, the Easter bunny will be handing out chocolate treats to diners in both restaurants. More info at www.skygarden.london.
Join In The Lindt Bunny Hunt
Join in the Lindt bunny hunt at Kew Gardens and other destinations across the UK from 19th March to 10th April. There will be a chocolate bunny filled trail throughout the gardens, where you can solve clues and follow the mystery to unveil the gold bunny, as well as the first 4,000 visitors will receive a pair of bunny ears on Easter Sunday. If that wasn’t enough for you then hop to Selfridges where they are personalising bespoke 200g and 500g gold Lindt bunnies between 7th and 27th March. To find your nearest Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt, visit www.goldbunny.co.uk.
Charlie & The Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea
Indulge in the ultimate chocolate afternoon tea at Quaglino’s this Easter. To celebrate the centenary of Roald Dahl’s Charlie & The Chocolate Factory this afternoon tea is the perfect treat for any chocolate lover. The tea features Golden Ticket Chocolate Bars, Bubblegum Candy Floss, Mini Chocolate Ice Cream Cones as well as a host of savoury offerings including egg & baby cress on toast, prawn cocktails on baby gem lettuce, cured ham grissini and smoked salmon rosti. There is also a special Oompa Loompa cocktail made with Remy Martin, Mozart black, Absinthe syrup and topped with fresh mint cream or The Gold Ticket with Mozart Gold, Frangelico, Liquor 42 and finished with orange bitter. Prices start at £34.50 per person, www.quaglinos-restaurant.co.uk.
Egg-centric Brunch at The Black Penny
The perfect excuse to go and enjoy some eggs – The Black Penny will be hosting an eggcentric brunch-athon this Easter, serving up a series of egg based brunch dishes all day throughout Easter weekend from Friday 25th – Monday 28th March. The coffee-house and kitchen near Covent Garden will offer an all-day brunch menu. Eggcentrics can choose from dishes such as Crispy Confit Duck, served with sweet potato hash and poached egg or the eggxotic Özdemir Pasha, an Ottoman-inspired breakfast of fried eggs, grilled halloumi, butter bean hummus and sumac. There is no reservations and more info can be found on The Black Penny at theblackpenny.co.uk.
Rococo Easter Workshops
On Saturday 26th March Rococo Chocolates will be hosting a series of Kids Easter Workshops. These include designing your own Easter Egg £25pp – learn how to use an array of classic and unusual flavours and decorate your own egg to take home, and a Family Easter Egg hunt at 4pm – £15pp. Families can use the map to retrace the bunny’s steps, collect clues and treats from around the shop and the garden to help work out where the Easter bunny has left his elusive egg carrier. More info at www.rococochocolates.com.
Easter Quiz at Ma’Plucker
Ma’Pluckers weekly Sunday night quiz presented by the amazing Drag Superstar ‘Vinegar Strokes’ gets an Easter makeover and on Easter weekend will have an Easter theme with Easter-themed questions, music, fancy dress and if you’re lucky, you might even get to try their one of a kind ‘Ma’s Chocolate and Corn Flake Scotch Egg’! Find it in Soho on Easter Sunday, more at www.maplucker.com.
Regent Street Easter Cocktail Event
Swap chocolate eggs for cocktails on Regent Street between 18th to 27th March. Across 13 bars and restaurants on Regent Street, there will be a cocktail hunt offering a different cocktail in each. Drinks include Heddon Street Kitchen’s Honey Bunny with Bacardi Carta Blanca, chocolate bitters, honey syrup and egg and my personal favourite the Creme Egg Mojito at Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill. Follow the cocktails on the Regent street Easter map, find it at www.regentstreetonline.com.