Tag: afternoon tea


TWG Tea, Leicester Square, London

Come Autumn come our holiday –  after the house move a simple staycation was required. However, it would be silly not to enjoy a taste of Central London during our time off. As a rule, our go-to treat is a delicious afternoon tea. And we do have previous, we’ve tea’d in Cornwall at the Devonport …

Cake, London, Lunch

God’s Own Junkyard, Walthamstow

It was a stunning Easter Sunday and we had booked afternoon tea at God’s Own Junkyard. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, the sweet chorus of the A406 played in the background. The local population was out enjoying a beer, turning a nice shade of pink ready for the return to work. The …

Breakfast, Brunch, Out of London

Bettys, York

Bettys York

We had a week off and headed up North to visit some friends and meander around the Lakes – first stop, Bettys Tea Rooms in York. If you haven’t come across Bettys before, this is one for the Must Visit List. Founded almost 100 years ago by a Swiss pastry chef and chocolatier who got …


Portrait, National Portrait Gallery

A whim took us off for afternoon tea at Portrait, the restaurant at the National Portrait Gallery. What better way to enjoy a sunny London afternoon than a classic tea? We’d had a light brunch at home as a strategic move to leave plenty of room for a 4pm sitting, but doing justice to this …

Dinner, Out of London

The Ropeworks, Lowestoft

Not being able to put off meeting the family any longer we bravely left the bubble and headed East to meet mothers… …and to Lowestoft, a town past its prime by a considerable margin. Showing A around its eateries filled me with dread, meeting my mother seemed to be the least of my problems. One …

Out of London

Afternoon Tea at The Devonport Inn

  We had eaten so much by Sunday that we felt a vigorous walk was in order, although it would take more of a marathon to shift the calories that we’d consumed. We walked out along the Rame Peninsula towards Mount Edgecumbe and circling back into the village, just in time for afternoon tea. Do …