The Angel Hotel in Abergavenny, Gwent won this years Hotel Tea Award by The Tea Guild,for their afternoon tea which they said ‘surpassed all expectations’, giving the tea room a near perfect score.
The Hotel will also be hosting a preview of the latest collection by top milliner Alison Tod, whose hats were recently worn by guests at the royal wedding.
The Angel Hotel in Abergavenny will show the collection – which will have its official debut at Royal Ascot later this summer – as part of a Vintage Tea Afternoon on May 14 and 15.
The latest designs by the Abergavenny-based hat designer will be on show in the hotel’s ballroom, with creations inspired by illustrations, cinematography and fashions of the early 20th century.
Guests looking for a sneak preview will be greeted with a glass of champagne and given the chance to sample the Angel’s award-winning afternoon teas.
General manager William Griffiths said: “Afternoon tea at The Angel is a memorable occasion seven days a week but Vintage Afternoon Tea with Alison Tod brings an added dimension to the experience. It promises to be a thoroughly exciting combination of flair and creativity