The new tea at Kensington Palace Orangery

Is there a better way to spend a Monday, while everyone else is slaving away at work (sorry!), than sitting down to an afternoon tea in the sunny surrounds of Kensington Palace Orangery? Well, if there is, I am yet to find it. I arrived back from a trip on Sunday morning, jet-lagged, tired and … Continue reading

The Botanist

Afternoon Tea can often be the perfect place for girly catch-up, so I am always excited when a friend suggests it for their birthday. Loaded down with gifts and gossip I set off on my merry way to SW3 and the plush environs of Sloane Square and The Botanist. I’ve only ever been to The … Continue reading

Fortnum and Mason

Fortnum and Mason London Fortnum’s is my favourite place for a decadent breakfast, nothing beats settling down in the Fountain restaurant for an hour or so dedicated to Eggs Royale, hot chocolate, fresh orange and the day’s news. Mmmm… So, of course, I expected similar things from the afternoon tea. Pleased to report that it … Continue reading

The Metropolitan

The Metropolitan London Sandwiches with no bread? Cakes made from potatoes? Surely not… But yes, the Metropolitan has made their Afternoon Tea, aptly named Afternoon De-Light, diet-friendly (sort of). The modern and girly affair takes place in the funky Met bar at the Metropolitan. “Sandwiches” are vegetable purees with smoked salmon, beef or vegetables, scones … Continue reading