Blythswood Square hotel has a new Harry Potter afternoon tea

The Principal Blythswood Square hotel’s Season of Spells menu ensures that the ritual of afternoon tea is set to be even more magical. The five-star hotel is celebrating the world’s most famous young wizard’s birthday on 31st July with a limited edition afternoon tea and cocktail menu served in The Salon overlooking the gardens of Blythswood Square.

Executive head chef Zoltan Szabo has created a special afternoon tea that includes red velvet sponge and cherry chocolate sorcerer’s hat, milk chocolate mousse with chocolate frog, honey-comb sponge and alchemists’ bon bon and bewitched bubblegum flavoured macaron. They will be served with a selection of scones, preserves, clotted cream and brewed teas in The Salon, it is the ideal way to spend a spell-binding afternoon.

Your little wizards can also indulge in their own afternoon tea complete with Blythswood Butterbeer and delicate sandwiches.

If you would like to raise a glass to Harry’s birthday and celebrate all that’s mystical with specially contrived concoctions, a new cocktail menu is also bound to have you bubbling.

Love Potion is perfect for gin lovers, mixed with lemon, raspberry, crème de framboise and egg white soda, while Tropical Tincture is a potent rum cocktail with spiced apple, brown sugar and butter.

Magical film screenings in the Cinema Club, completed with colourful Harris Tweed cinema chairs, will be announced soon.

The Enchanted Afternoon Tea package is available from Tuesday 31 July until Sunday 12 August July and is priced at £29 per person and £12.95 for children aged 12 years and under.