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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, […]

A Yorkshire Picnic at the Doubletree by Hilton, York

A Yorkshire Picnic at the Doubletree by Hilton, York

A Yorkshire Picnic at the Doubletree by Hilton, York – Billed as ‘Afternoon Tea for Yorkshire Folk’ I was intrigued to try the Yorkshire Picnic at the Doubletree by Hilton hotel in York.  So, one day during half term three of my blogging friends and […]

Afternoon Tea in York – 10 of the Best Places with Reviews!

Afternoon Tea in York – 10 of the Best Places with Reviews!

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 […]

Afternoon Tea on Board City Cruises York

Afternoon Tea on Board City Cruises York

It was a beautifully sunny day, on the day I sampled the City Cruises Afternoon Tea cruise on the River Ouse in York. Myself and my old school friends got together for a good natter and a relaxing trip down the river. I love afternoon […]