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NATIONAL AFTERNOON TEA WEEK 11TH-17TH AUGUST

In 1840 Anne, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, started requesting tea, bread and cake at 4pm to stave off hunger until dinner, and soon after afternoon tea became a much-loved, quintessentially British tradition. National Afternoon Tea Week celebrates this great heritage ...

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Paul A Young Launches Afternoon High Tea at Grosvenor House Hotel

There are few things I enjoy as much as afternoon tea. The relaxed, unhurried atmosphere created by people who have nothing better to do with their day than eat somewhere swanky always forces relaxation. I may be stressing about a ...

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Fortnum & Mason Launches Tea Salon at St Pancras

It’s not really what I would call a destination, despite the champagne bar, but St Pancras has gained another new addition to its illustrious line-up – Fortnum & Mason. While mostly known for the Eurostar which has made its home ...

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The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea Reviewed

I was invited to experience the Lanesborough afternoon tea as part of Chocolate Week events. They were working with Valrhona to create some delightful desserts. A number were created but the core tea remained the familiar delightful base. In fact, ...

Chocolate Afternoon Tea at the Pullman Hotel

I was not familiar with Pullman hotels before they contacted me and asked me about reviewing their chocolate afternoon tea. I did a bit of research and they are a upcoming but very nice hotel chain. If the people I ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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