Last month as part of Afternoon Tea week I went to the Park Regis hotel at Five Ways, Birmingham to have afternoon tea. Food is served in their restaurant which has a modern classic look with views over the city.  Tea was English breakfast with as many refills as we wanted.  Firstly we were served an amuse Boucher; a salmon mousse served in a pastry scone. Sandwiches were: Cucumber and mint and Cream cheese Honey roast gammon ham with Dijon mustard Rare roast beef with Horseradish and tomato, brioche bun Smoked salmon and chive creme fraîche wrap Next were the… View Post

A couple of weeks ago for Afternoon Tea week I went to the Steakhouse Bar And Grill on the 25th floor of The Cube, Birmingham which is owned by Marco Pierre White.  The Steakhouse is decorated in a very modern theme, all black and white with a touch of colour here and there in the classic decorations. The bar is all ultra modern with shiny chrome and glass with a touch of orange lighting.  the room is large and airy and has a very opulent feel to it with a number of large comfy sofas over looking an outside balcony which… View Post

Last week was Afternoon Tea Week and me being me decided it was a perfect opportunity to partake in an afternoon tea or two!  On Monday, I made my way in to Birmingham to the Hotel Du Vin in the city centre. The bar was decorated very classy with leather benches and armchairs.  A good selection of drinks were on display. The afternoon tea was served in the room in the middle of the hotel which had a glass ceiling.  I picked the Mighty Assam tea which according to the Hotel Du Vin is “mighty by name, mighty by nature.… View Post

This week it is Afternoon Tea week.  I don’t really think I need an excuse to have afternoon tea but I thought it would be very rude not to help celebrate.  A few weeks ago when I came back from Scotland I went with a lovely friend of mine to Malmaison Hotel in The Mailbox in Birmingham for afternoon tea.  we had been wanting to go here for quite sometime and we were not disappointed one bit.The served was English Breakfast tea and was quite light in colour and had a delicate taste.  If I’m being honest I would have perhaps… View Post

This afternoon tea was taken back in March before I was ill for my birthday.  It seems such a long time ago now but this afternoon tea was rather delicious and I really would love to go back and have another tea here at the Castle Hotel in Conwy. Firstly the tea, it was a lovely English breakfast tea which is my favourite.  The sandwiches were out of this world.  I had egg, roast beef and cheese.  The beef just melted in my mouth and the bread was so fresh and tasty.  The cheese which was accompanied by a lovely… View Post