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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea in a Railway Carriage – The Countess of York Review

Afternoon Tea in a Railway Carriage – The Countess of York Review

The Countess of York Afternoon Tea Review – I have always wanted to travel on the Orient Express. The elegance and opulence of 1930’s train journeys has long appealed to me. More recently I have wanted to try afternoon tea on the Northern Belle – […]

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Review

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Review

Silver Service Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – Hudson’s restaurant at The Grand York is situated in an elegant but cosy room overlooking the York Bar Walls. On this occasion I was there to sample their new Silver Service Afternoon Tea. I have reviewed […]

Afternoon Tea in York – 10 of the Best with Real Photos!

Afternoon Tea in York – 10 of the Best with Real Photos!

Afternoon tea in York – I love afternoon tea, and living near York I am lucky enough to have lots of places to choose from.  Here are some of my favourites and some places I have yet to try.  You can go for traditional afternoon […]

Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Quintessentially English – Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York

Afternoon Tea at The Grand, York – There is something so elegant and quintessentially English about afternoon tea. It’s a tradition that goes back to the early 19th Century when Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford set a fashion for taking sandwiches and tea in […]

Afternoon Tea at the Hotel du Vin, Cambridge – Review

Afternoon Tea at the Hotel du Vin, Cambridge – Review

Afternoon Tea at the Hotel du Vin, Cambridge – Review.  After a busy morning of shopping and soaking up the culture of the museums in Cambridge what could be better than an afternoon tea! For the Fitzwilliam Museum, Hotel Du Vin is perfectly situated as […]

9 of the Best Places For Afternoon Tea Cambridge

9 of the Best Places For Afternoon Tea Cambridge

Afternoon Tea Cambridge – Cambridge has many places that offer a wonderful afternoon tea.  It’s a lovely, decadent way to spend an afternoon, eating crisply cut finger sandwiches and delicate mini cakes.  Throw in a glass of Champagne and what’s not to love?  If you […]

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York – Review

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York – Review

Lady Betty Afternoon Tea York, Review – Betty’s in York has long been one of my favourite ever tearooms. I love the elegant rooms, courteous service and the sense of calm that descends upon me once I am firmly ensconced in my seat with a pot […]

Best Afternoon Tea Stratford Upon Avon

Best Afternoon Tea Stratford Upon Avon

Best Afternoon Tea Stratford upon Avon – I love afternoon tea and I love Stratford upon Avon so this was the perfect post for me to write!  There are so many fabulous places to take Afternoon tea in Stratford upon Avon, and here are just […]

The Principal York Twilight Afternoon Tea – Review

The Principal York Twilight Afternoon Tea – Review

The Principal York Twilight Afternoon Tea – I last visited The Principal York for afternoon tea when it was still The Royal York Hotel.  You can read that review here.  It remains one of my favourite places to take afternoon tea in York though, due […]

Champagne Afternoon Tea at The Ivy, Tower Bridge, London

Champagne Afternoon Tea at The Ivy, Tower Bridge, London

I met up with a good friend of mine recently. She is going travelling long term with her family around Europe in an RV, so I wanted us to do something special together before she left. We arranged to meet in London for the day, […]