What do British royals eat when flying first class? See the British Airways fine-dining menu that Prince William and Kate Middleton eat on when traveling to Royal Tours
That Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has officially embarked on their Caribbean Royal Tour to mark the Queen’s Platinum anniversary – and it has made us wonder how the royal family travels.
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The royal family is no stranger to luxury travel, jet-set across the globe in chartered royal jets and relaxing in ‘secret’ VIP suites before boarding – but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been known to fly with commercial airlines (first class). , of course).
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That British royals like to support their own country and tend to fly British Airways when flying commercially, with flights known to cost up to £ 10,000. And if there are no BA flights, they will travel even more economically – Prince Harry and Prince William both flew low cost airlines back from their cousin Zara Tindallwedding in 2011. But what do the royals eat when they eat at 30,000 feet?
The premium menu on board British Airways is described as one: “dining experience with signature dishes made with UK quality ingredients, delivered with impeccable service.”
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The royals typically fly first class when using commercial airlines
First-class dining on BA flights is not far from what the royal family is used to at the castle – each seat is prepared with crisp white tablecloths and silverware, personal salt and pepper shakers and premium glassware, perfect for sipping on the unlimited Champagne available with all boarding passes.
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Written on top of BA’s fine dining menu reads: “We have worked with top chefs, suppliers and nutritionists to create ‘Height Cuisine’. The result is the finest food and drink that will give you the best taste in height.” all paired perfectly with a selection of wines.
British Airways’ ‘Height Cusine’ offers the very best of British products
So what do Prince William and Duchess Kate partying on the way to royal tours? Instagram photos from real first-class passengers reveal everything from elegant canapés to fresh scones with clotted cream and jam, seared fillet of Aberdeen Angus steak and even baked cod with lobster and saikyo miso. It definitely beats the classic “chicken or beef?” opportunity we are used to!
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Despite the fact that Duchess Kate is very used to flying commercially because her father and mother both work for British Airways, we bet she’s a fan of the luxury upgrade since she became royal!
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