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Thorntons Chocolate Week Chocolate Afternoon Tea Reviewed

Walking into the Park Lane Hotel for afternoon tea is like taking a sip of a bygone era when life did not expect us to multi-task.  A time when you were greeted at the entrance with a smile and politely ...

Pierre Marcolini cocoa tea made from cocoa shells with jasmine flowers infused in water by me

Cocoa-Infusions from Pierre Marcolini

There's something about a no-calorie chocolate that I think will catch everyone's attention. A chocolate drink which contains little to no calories and yet still has that delightful smell and taste of chocolate. That holy grail of dieters can be ...

Afternoon Tea With a Difference at Brown’s Hotel

There’s a secret little spot I found which is decorated much like the front room of the house I grew up in – wood paneling from floor almost to the ceiling and plush furniture. We didn’t have a copper surround ...

Harrods Afternoon Tea at the Georgian Restaurant

I went to Harrods for afternoon tea unannounced. I specify now that it was unannounced because it sets the scene not as some PR-organised, carefully orchestrated tea where I am specifically singled out as a blogger but as an afternoon ...

Cadburys Cocoa House Afternoon Tea Review [UPDATED]

[UPDATE] Seems that this place has gone into liquidation. You can find the notice here: http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/60043/notices/1519395 If you had bought a certificate for later redemption there are details in the comments. I was lucky enough to be taken to Cadbury’s Cocoa ...

WIN Qi Award Winning Teas & Hotel Chocolat Chocolate

Qi sent me 3 teas to try and give away – Detox tea, vanilla tea and orange spice tea.  Each one had a completely unique flavour and character and was completely different.  This is not some mass-market tea with flavour ...

Canton Tea Company Jasmine Dragon Pearl Tea Review

For this jasmine tea, the bumph says “tender young tea buds mixed with fresh jasmine flowers yield a soft, sweet, fragrant infusion”.  Trouble is, it didn’t give any measurement instructions so I added my usual tablespoon and while unlike the ...

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Flowering Red Lychee Green Tea

Flowering Red Lychee Green Tea - Interesting looking green tea, this has no flavour whatsoever.  It does have a slight scent but the flavour is pretty much nonexistent. In fact, I didn’t even bother finishing the mug I’d made because it ...

Flowering Tea Summers Sun from Ten Rei

I fell in love with flowering tea at a dim sum restaurant that had the worst service three times then when a friend found a hair in her food, they didn’t apologise to her directly.  So I won’t buy it ...

Newby Imperial Jasmine Tea Pearls Review

I love Jasmine tea and while I’m not a fan of green tea, I do enjoy a high quality green leaf tea or matcha.  This new trend to pearls of green tea flavoured with jasmine is something I’ve always wanted ...

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