I have been for afternoon tea at Malmaison before and found it to be a really nice selection of dishes.  The festive menu includes a glass of prosecco. and unlimited tea or coffee. The tea was served on a modern metal and slate stand which is ideal as a Malmaison Afternoon Tea has quite a modern feel to it with sliders and brioche buns instead of sandwiches. For the festive tea Malmaison have stayed with their nontraditional savoury selection which includes: Turkey, cranberry and stuffing wrap Mal slider pig in blanket brioche roll The fruit scone is served with jam and…

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One of the lovely things about the festive season is arrival of festive afternoon teas.  Last week I was lucky yo go to London and sample the amazing festive tea at Ruben’s At The Palace.  As the name suggests Ruben’s in by Buckingham Palace, in fact you look over the road to the Royal Mews whilst enjoying you tea.  The tea room had been decorated for the festive season and the tables were dressed with pristine white table cloths and red ribbons.  There was a lovely selection of teas available to suit all tastes and I enjoyed a glass of Kir…

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During a day of shopping in Chester I had afternoon tea at The Chester Grosvenor.  This was a real treat that I had been hoping to do for some time and it did not disappoint one little bit.  We were seated at our table in a quite relaxing lounge with comfy chairs and elegant coffee tables.  We were quickly served with our choice of tea in the most beautiful silver tea service. We were brought our afternoon tea on a lovely silver 3 tier cake stand.  Here you can see a afternoon tea on the middle tier and a gentleman’s…

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It seems such a long time ago now but over the August Bank holiday weekend I went with some friends for afternoon tea at Browns in Birmingham after a few hours shopping in the Bullring.  This was my first time in Brown’s in Birmingham but whilst in Scotland in June I had visited their bar in Edinburgh.  We started with a round of Raspberry Cherry Collins which is a mix of Absolut Raspberry, Absolut Cherry, lemon juice and soda in a iced filled glass with a fresh raspberry garnish.  It was so refreshing we had to have another! The pots…

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Last week I met with a friend at The Belfry Hotel and Golf Resort just north of Birmingham for afternoon tea and cocktails.  The Belfry is surrounded by over 500 acres of countryside and perfectly located to explore the West Midlands and further afield. The hotel and golf resort offers luxury guest bedrooms and suites, meeting and event rooms.  There is also a spa and health club plus the world famous championship golf courses. As well as a choice of 11 teas or coffees there is also an extensive cocktail menu and choice of champagne to accompany your afternoon tea.   The…

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