sketch's annual floricultural event


"A Royal Floral Tour"
17th -28th May 2018


Happily ever after As an ode to the Royal couple, the floricultural celebration of spring and love will be showing for a third year running from 17th to 28th May 2018.

A Royal Floral Tour is the fantasy journey around the world of the newly-wed royal couple, HRH Prince Henry "Harry" and HRH the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle... maybe? are set to embark on.

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sketch in bloom
When asked: what is this place? the voice still stays, 15 years on, Well Arrive with an open mind and imagine, if you will, a painting that never dries."

sketch is art?
Yes...
sketch is music?
Yes...
sketch is flowering?
Yes that too but first things first... sketch is food and drink...
For this year's flower show, the sketch chefs present:

Lunch in the Lecture Room & Library
Exclusively from 17th to 26th May, Masterchef Pierre Gagnaire has created a bespoke four course flower menu - 65 per person
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More is more and new is new Lunch in the Louis Pommery Glade
From 17th May, 11am till 3pm, seven days a week, there will be a new lunch - Two course menu at 32, and three course menu at 40
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For the duration of the flower show The Parlour will offer the same lunch service on a first come first served basis

Champagne and Macaroons in the East Bar
Champagne, a diptyque inspired "Choisya" cocktail and macaroons is what will see you through the day...
Open every day from 3pm on a walk-in basis

Afternoon Tea in the ever so pink Gallery
sketch's Afternoon Tea is flower transformed...
with poppy & redcurrant religieuse, lemon & elderflower wedding cake (Meghan's choice not ours), vanilla & strawberry hibiscus gteau and more... from the trolley a cardamom & chocolate lollipop or an "orange blossom"
The highlight of our tea list is the Royal Flush tea, adding majesty to the experience...
(In 1954, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip made their first state visit to Ceylon. The Royal Flush Black Tea is harvested by the East India Company from bushes propagated from the original bush planted by HRH Prince Philip during this visit.)
80 per person
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Breakfast and Dinner
Breakfast and dinner reservation will be taken as normal

We expect a high volume of demand during this time,
entry priority will be given to restaurant diners.
Early booking essential to avoid disappointment

Luggage and large items will not be permitted into sketch

Please note that dates greyed out may still have availability, please always call the Reservations team on 0207 659 4500

Dyptique inspired flower cocktail