If going for afternoon tea can be classed as a hobby, then it is definitely my favourite one! I like to go for afternoon tea every so often, and I just love trying out new places and comparing the menus. This last week has been ‘Afternoon Tea Week’ (14th – 20th August 2017) so I thought I’d do a post dedicated to my top 5 favourite places to go for afternoon tea! Afternoon tea at Woburn Abbey, the original home of afternoon tea. The History of Afternoon Tea Afternoon Tea was introduced to the UK by Duchess of Bedford Anna…

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If you’re feeling peckish or are on a no-cake diet, look away now! I recently found this adorable little tea room local to me in Ampthill, Bedfordshire. It’s called Cakestand and Crumb and is a tiny little vintage style cafe down a little side street in the pretty town. I visited back in November and I’m planning on popping in again this weekend for a scone and an excellent big slice of their home made cake! The cafe is only small with a few little tables but it is so so pretty! The tables and chairs are all lovingly upcycled…

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On the drive up to Leeds festival, Terri and I stopped off in the beautiful city of York for a spot of afternoon tea at Bettys tea room, so I thought I’d do a short review. We were lucky that we had a table booked in the Belmont Room as the downstairs cafe looked pretty busy! The Belmont Room upstairs was pleasant enough; a large airy room with a live pianist playing throughout the afternoon. It lacked in atmosphere slightly and the Art Deco interior wouldn’t have been my preference in decor, but it was still elegant and the Bettys…

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I was recently contacted by Parkdean Holidays to ask if I would like to sample some traditional locally sourced goodies from Cornwall.. of course I said ‘yes please’! As you all probably know by now, I’m quite the afternoon tea lover and I’m partial to a bit of cake and a scone now and again, so obviously I jumped at the chance. I’m also a massive fan of the beautiful Cornwall area, having visited a few years back and absolutely falling in love. When me and my boyfriend at the time were at uni, we decided to have a little…

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Ed’s Diner A few weeks ago I made a little trip to London to visit my friend Emma who has recently moved to the big city. Our first stop was to go for dinner at Ed’s Diner at Euston station. I was keen to try their limited edition Bacon Blues Burger as I adore blue cheese, and this one with Castello cheese and bacon in sounded amazing. Emma had a classic chicken burger, and we both decided to upgrade to the ‘Ed’s Plate’ which comes with fries, onion ring, and coleslaw. Although I selected to have sweet potato fries with…

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