" I'm expecting the tea of my life" proclaimed my friend when we made the booking. We had very high hopes for our monthly Afternoon Tea at Paris' most renowned hotel – The Ritz. We had hoped to have tea in the garden but that wonderful rain, in July no less, dashed our hopes. It seems the...

is a distinctly British tradition, so the next time you head across the pond to London, be sure to sample some of these delights. Emyr Thomas from Bon Vivant, London's most trusted concierge and lifestyle management service, has given us his selection of the best venues for afternoon tea in...

The Langham's signature English Breakfast tea blend was just that – it had so many tones that I would be happy just sitting and sipping my tea for the rest of the tasting! Of course, I changed my mind as soon as the food arrived. The Langham's two afternoon teas come with a fairy tale twist...

Afternoon Tea: Carmina and Lancelot, London Discovering a great place to have afternoon tea just off Oxford Street in London is a hard challenge, yes there is Selfridges and the big hotels but what about something more charming, inviting and relaxing? Well, I have found the perfect place,...

Even the biggest bah humbug will find it difficult not to give into the season's holiday cheer after an hour at The Connaught's Festive Afternoon Tea. From gingerbread men chocolate fondue to a cotton candy finish, this is the ultimate in Christmas fun to be had in London town. Perhaps the...

I tried both Camomile Citrus and Egyptian Mint teas and both were absolutely lovely! My favorite aspects of the tea were the scones & clotted cream and the desserts, particularly the white chocolate and raspberry lollypops which have a little popping candy surprise in them. Afternoon tea...

I'll be co-launching a very special competition with The Dorchester to celebrate Afternoon Tea Week. Here's a hint. Start snapping up pictures of ice cream, similar to the one I took above. It can be anywhere at anytime, just keep them at the ready for Monday afternoon, next week. Fashion...

I must have written and rewritten this paragraph a thousand times, and finally I'm just giving in and saying there truly are no words to describe what is to be discovered for culinary delights at The Ritz London. From the Crepes Suzette in a dining hall that will simply take your breath away,...

Royal Albert china is hosting a vintage themed afternoon tea tour around London over the coming month, with the next event being in Bloomsbury Square tomorrow Wednesday 26 September from 11am-5pm. We will probably not make it tomorrow but aiming to dress up and join in on the fun on 5th of...

was too big for just one write up, and so I decided to make this a three part series. Consider this your introduction to The Ritz, the first formal handshake. Below, I've outlined some key facts and figures you need to know, followed by a few detail shots of The Ritz London Piccadilly Suite....

 

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