Afternoon Tea

London's Prettiest Afternoon Teas

Leighanne Bent | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Leighanne Bent

To celebrate Afternoon Tea Week, DesignMyNight have rounded up the best tiers around London. From Aladdin-themed caves dishing out peanut butter macaroons to afternoon tea on a vintage double decker bus, it's time to get those pinkies up.

A Cheese-Themed Afternoon Tea Is Coming To London And It Sounds Brie-lliant

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Calling all cheese fans: a cheese-themed afternoon tea is set to launch in London where each dish will be inspired by your favourite food. Pimlico’s...

Beautiful Earl Grey Tea Cake With Lemon Curd Mascarpone Cream

Sam Stern | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

A fluffy, tender and light cake with a subtle tea flavour and gorgeous lemon curd filling. Topped with a light lemon curd flavoured mascarpone cream, this cake is best served with a cup of Earl Grey tea, and will last for up to two days. You will need 2 x 20cm cake tins and a wire rack for this recipe.

Vegan Afternoon Tea Just Got A Makeover And It'll Make Your Mouth Water

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A luxury London hotel is now offering vegan afternoon tea with all the traditional trimmings - and it looks delicious. The Egerton House Hotel, in Kn...

The Correct Way To Pronounce 'Scone' Has Finally Been Revealed

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For years, northerners and southerners have fought over the correct way to pronounce ‘scone’ - after all, it’s a traditional British teatime sta...

The Best Afternoon Teas in London

Carolina Are | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Carolina Are

London has taken the all-British tradition of the afternoon tea to the next level with new options ranging from the stylish to the quirky. From fairytales to cigars, here are the best afternoon teas in town.

Top Festive Afternoon Teas in London

Ceri Tinley | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Tinley

What could be more quintessentially English than a fine afternoon tea? Tea is of course Britain's unofficial national drink, and accompanying this cultural staple with scrumptious scones, delicate sandwiches and fine cakes and pastries is becoming an ever-greater trend.

10 Best Vintage Hotspots in London

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 19.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

London is full of nostalgia and secret treasure troves. If you are a vintage hoarder and lover like me, you will always be on the hunt for the next amazing place. Whether a local Londoner or simply visiting the city, there are always places to go to take the ultimate trip down memory lane.

The History of Afternoon Tea in London

Olivia Greenway | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Greenway

There is something reassuringly British about afternoon tea. When it first arrived in the London in the 17th century, tea was expensive and only for the rich. By the 19th century, everyone was drinking it, thanks mainly to cheaper tea from the new colonies of India and Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

Five Luxury London Hotels for Afternoon Tea

Olivia Greenway | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Greenway

A favourite of the Royal Family, being the closest luxury hotel to Buckingham Palace, The Goring Afternoon Tea is an elegant indulgence and strictly for adults. Polite tent cards suggest you put business matters to one side and turn your phone off.

The Colonnades at The Signet Library, Edinburgh - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

I really enjoy having afternoon tea and most of my experiences have been spent with my Mum, who also loves the experience. We were both excited to hav...

Lovely Lavender Biscuits Recipe

Miranda Gore Browne | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Miranda Gore Browne

This taste of Summer is wrapped up in this biscuit - why not treat your guests to scrumptious biscuits with a subtle floral flavour just in time for Summer. (And when no one is looking, why not try dipping them in tea as well!)

Moreish Butterscotch Walnut Blondies Recipe

Miranda Gore Browne | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Miranda Gore Browne

Packed with white chocolate, walnuts and brown sugar this tray-bake is quick and simple to make as a delicious tea-time treat. The fudge bakes to create delicious butterscotch morsels that are moreishly good in every mouthful!

Anyone for Tea?

Colin McQuistan | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Colin McQuistan

As many readers of my Blog probably know I am a massive tearoom fan and so is fellow food luvver, Rachel Wheeler who suggested we do a quick run down of some our favourite tearooms/cafes from around the UK. These are in no particular order and we insist you totally stuff your face with cake while reading them.

How To Make The Perfect Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Afternoon tea is a fail-safe Mother's Day present, but if you can't quite afford the gazillion pounds *slight exaggeration* that most hotels and cafes...

The Goring, London Afternoon Tea - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

After visiting The Goring back in April and enjoying it immensely, I was very excited to be paying the hotel another visit to sample their afternoon tea. ..

Why We're Going Potty For Afternoon Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Quintessentially British, is there any better way to pass the afternoon than with platefuls of finger sandwiches, cakes and scones, washed down with a...

Five Ingredients for the Perfect Afternoon Tea

Travelzoo UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Travelzoo UK

So what makes the perfect afternoon tea? Opinions differ of course, but here are the five most crucial components according to us.

Orange and Poppyseed Scones

Lucy Parissi | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Parissi

Scones are one of these fortunate recipes that yield great reward for very little effort. Both sweet and savoury scones are a doddle to make and a real joy to eat.

In My Kitchen... Sea Salted Honeycomb Butter

Eleanor Maidment | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Eleanor Maidment

Honey butter. I predict you'll hear about this heavenly combination a lot in 2014. I was first alerted to the revelation when, after falling head over heels for the cornbread at The Lockhart (a dapper new joint in Marylebone), I asked the chef how it was made.

PHOTOS: Gravetye Manor Gardens, Waking Up After Winter

Rebecca Williams | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

It's one of a handful of historically influential gardens in the United Kingdom, one thousand acres of wooded parklands and gardens surround the former home of Irish Journalist and gardener, William Robinson.

Brogan Driscoll

The Best Places For Afternoon Tea In London | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Whether treating your mum or spending the afternoon with pals, nothing tastes better than a spot of afternoon tea in the capital. That's why we've ...

The Branded Brand Vs the Bourgeois Elite

Robert Bradley | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Politics
Robert Bradley

It's hard to comment on something that's old news and still get your voice heard in this blogging sphere. There are so many of us now.. writers, journalist, doctors and celebrities. All with a voice, egger to expose our midnight left to right pillow thoughts to anyone, willing to read them, in this critical world of cynical writers that try to find words that rhythm.

London, The Talent Capital Of The World!

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

London's been named Talent Capital of the world after 22 high-value sectors (Banking /Telecoms/ Creative arts) were surveyed. London has 1.5 million highly talented specialists employed, beating New York to second place who has 1.2 million. From people to events, this is the world's greatest city.

The Manor at Weston on the Green, Bicester - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

After passing down a lovely country lane, we arrived at The Manor at Weston on the Green and I instantly felt pleased I'd made the journey. The Manor is situated through some big iron gates at the end of a gravel driveway, next to plush and green gardens, and we were presented with a wonderfully inviting big country house that is The Manor.