For a limited time only (April 5 – March 9), The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon collaborates with Delvaux, Belgium’s oldest leather luxury goods maison to celebrate Delvaux’s new Magritte Collection. Inspired by the work of Belgian surrealism artist René Magritte, the Delvaux Afternoon Tea transforms the artist’s key motifs — bowler hats, green apples, masks, pipes and clouds against a pastel blue sky — into a creative and indulgent afternoon tea.
The glossy bowler hat, for example, a mouthful of velvety chocolate mousse with a hint of kumquat purée, is inspired by Magritte’s work “The Son of Man.” A buttery shortbread cup filled with silky green lemon curd is based on another one of his artworks, “Les Pommes Masquees.” Other pastries, like the caramelized apples topped with little chocolate pipes and sky-painted Speculaas are other hallmarks of Magritte’s work transformed into delicious treats.
The savory sandwiches and sweet scones do not disappoint either. From chilled cucumber mint gazpachos to caviar-topped smoked salmon sandwiched between two spinach meringues; the savory plate looks like a paint palette bursting with green shades. Help yourself to some apple raisin scones slathered in clotted cream and strawberry jam, along with a glass of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs champagne or a cup of tea.
As you treat yourself to this Belgium-inspired feast, gaze out across the Tokyo skyline, the perfect afternoon celebrating culture, art, food and the city.
The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon
31F, Lobby Bar
4-1-1, Toranomon, Minato-ku
Duration: April 5 (Mon) – May 9 (Sun)
Opening hours: 12pm – 5pm (L.O. 4:30pm)
Tea Selection: ¥5,500
(Tax and service fee excluded)
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