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Chocolate Week Afternoon Tea at The Langham London

The Langham London’s Executive Pastry Chef, Cherish Finden, has done it again, this time round with a special – and especially chocolaty – afternoon tea for Chocolate Week. Continue reading

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The Langham Children’s Afternoon Tea with Hamleys

Mia – a tikichris contributor, Cordon Bleu trained pastry chef, and mother of a toddler – visits The Langham London with her three-year old son for the launch of its new Children’s Tea with Hamleys – and gives it “triple … Continue reading

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Häagen-Dazs Wimbledon Weekend at Selfridges Roof

Catch the tennis and eat free ice cream on the roof at Selfridges all weekend long with Häagen-Dazs Wimbledon Weekend. Continue reading

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The Langham London Launches New Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood

The Langham London’s Executive Pastry chef Cherish Finden and her team have launched a new Wedgewood Afternoon Tea. Inspired by (and served with) classic Wedgwood collections and featuring butterfly and daisy motifs, the new tea service is a salute to spring and the warmer and sunnier days to come. Continue reading

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Easter Afternoon Tea at The Langham London

Hop(p)ing for a happy Easter? You’re guaranteed a delectable and playful one with the limited run Easter Afternoon Tea offering by The Langham London’s Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden. Continue reading

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Christmas Unwrapped Afternoon Tea at Intercontinental London Park Lane

This review of the Intercontinental’s limited run Christmas Unwrapped afternoon tea isn’t the first (and hopefully won’t be the last) opportunity for me to rave a little about one of London’s more elegant spaces and for you to add a … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with a Difference with Bird of Smithfield and Veuve Clicquot

In celebration of Afternoon Tea Week – Monday the 10th to Saturday the 15th of August – Bird will be offering guests sandwiches with a twist, classic scones and yummy cakes – all served alongside “The Earl of Veuve” cocktails (Veuve Clicquot Rich infused with delicate Earl Grey leaves). Continue reading

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Wimbledon-Themed Afternoon Tea at The Landmark London

Earlier today I had the pleasure of enjoying afternoon tea in the light filled Winter Garden of five star hotel, The Landmark London. I reckon it’s one of London’s most elegant spaces to book an afternoon tea service, and proved to be an excellent setting for me to get through an initially awkward start and have a great conversation. Continue reading

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Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea at Intercontinental London Park Lane

A new limited edition Scents of Summer afternoon tea is available now and running until the end of September at the Wellington Lounge of the Intercontinental London Park Lane. The colourfully presented tea features a bouquet of delicacies created by the hotel’s Executive Chef Ashely Wells in collaboration with Edward Bodenham, 9th generation of the world’s oldest family-run perfumers Floris. For a taste (and whiff) of the joys of summer, this afternoon tea offers a luxurious opportunity to while away some and come out smelling like a rose! Continue reading

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Dammann Frères Teas at the Sofitel London St James’s Rose Lounge (espressoCrazy)

Man cannot live on coffee alone. And as much as I tried (often succeeded) in doing so, I must admit it’s nice to have a cup of something else every once in a while. Horses for courses and all that … Continue reading

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La Vie en Rose Afternoon Tea at the Sofitel London St James

On now and running throughout May is a new floral-inspired La Vie en Rose afternoon tea at the Rose Lounge at the Sofitel London St James hotel. I got a taste of this limited run luxury a couple of weeks back and very much enjoyed it. Here’s a waft of what made it such a treat for me. Continue reading

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Glam Rock Afternoon Tea at the K West Hotel

The new Glam Rock Afternoon Tea at the K West Hotel is an effortless combination of two seemingly diverse British delicacies: Ziggy Stardust and Finger Sandwiches. Continue reading

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Support The Sick Children’s Trust by throwing a Big Chocolate Tea Party (Great British Chefs)

When he’s not busy making some of Britain’s best chocolate, Master Chocolatier Paul A Young volunteers his time as Vice President of The Sick Children’s Trust. The trust provides free, high quality accommodation, as well as emotional and practical support, … Continue reading

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New Afternoon Tea at the Intercontinental London Park Lane? It’s a Guiltless Pleasure.

Yes, the folks at the Park Lane Intercontinental have done it again: wowed my senses in one of London’s most elegantly comfortable public settings … and with gracious and polite service to boot! This new vegetarian (without ever stating so) afternoon tea was a delight and yet another point to be added to a now rather lengthy set of reasons to recommend the hotel as an ideal destination for making the most of your time in the West End. Continue reading

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The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood

The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood historic home of the afternoon tea – and one of the most stylish venues I’ve yet to encounter in this town – The Langham London has collaborated with leading luxury brand Wedgwood to launch a new afternoon tea featuring a special menu of delectably dainty creations by Executive Pastry Chef Cherish Finden (one of my London foodie heroes!) inspired by and to be served alongside Wedgwood specialty teas in bespoke “Langham Rose” Wedgwood teaware. Launching across all The Langham and Langham Place hotels and ahead of The Langham London’s 150th anniversary in 2015, new tea offering is available now. Continue reading

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High Spirits Afternoon Tea at Paramount, Centrepoint

A boozy and panoramic double entendre, Paramount’s High Spirits afternoon tea yields a civilised chance to catch a lofty buzz while taking in some of the best views of London. Continue reading

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Celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week across Britain: August 11-17 (OneTravel)

It’s one of Britain’s best loved foodie traditions and a delightful opportunity for visitors from abroad to get a taste of the local culture … and now a whole week’s been set aside to celebrate the ever so British institution … Continue reading

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Win a Bijoux Afternoon Tea for Two at The Langham London

London’s historic home of the afternoon tea, The Langham London, is preparing once again to launch its annual Bijoux Afternoon Tea with Champagne Laurent-Perrier. To be served in the refined and elegant setting of the hotel’s Palm Court, the specially themed “Summer Season” tea will be available from 15 May to 6 July and priced at £52 per person (£65 with a glass of Laurent-Perrier Brut). But guess what? Here’s a chance for one lucky reader to win tea for two for the price of a tweet. Continue reading

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Win a Free Afternoon Tea for Two at Harrods

Hey everybody, I’ve teamed up with the folks at Buyagift to offer one lucky reader the chance to actually win a gift! The prize in this case is an opportunity to indulge in a delicious afternoon tea for two at the world famous department store, Harrods. Keep reading to find out how to win this fantastic day out in London. Continue reading

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Sneak Peek at Chocolat Luxe – New Chocolate Whiskey Liqueur

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of being among the very first members of the public to taste a new chocolate and whiskey liqueur called Chocolat Luxe. There’s an embargo on for a few weeks preventing me from saying which brand is behind this new velvety drink. But I can tell you this: Chocolat Luxe is the world’s first fusion of Belgian chocolate, Irish whiskey and cream. It’s the result of three years of development and combines cream, Madagascan vanilla, tripled distilled whiskey and more than 30g of real Belgian chocolate in each bottle. Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea at the Kensington Palace Orangery

I recently had an old friend from high school visiting London from the States and found the afternoon tea at the Kensington Palace Orangery to provide an ideal opportunity for a catch up with sightseeing. Continue reading

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Coronation Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason (CheapOair)

In March 2012, her Majesty the Queen opened the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon in honor of her 60 years as Monarch since her ascension to the throne in February 1952. This year sees the continuation of the celebrations, to mark the 60th anniversary since her coronation at Westminster Abbey in June 1953. Continue reading

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Win a TASCHEN Book and Afternoon Tea for Two with a Christmas Tree View at Belgraves, A Thompson Hotel

No matter how you stack them, books make great gifts. And the folks at Belgraves hotel and TASCHEN reckon they can be fantastic Christmas decorations too! Keep reading to find out how you can win a TASCHEN book and afternoon tea for … Continue reading

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Free Tea Tastings at the Twinings Tea Shop, Westfield Stratford City

I was recently passing through Westfield Stratford City (something that’s happening a lot these days actually) and noticed the Twinings Tea Shop (lower ground floor near Boots) was offering free tastings as part of this age old English tea company’s … Continue reading

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“Eat London” in Chocolaty Style at Wyndham Grand London Chelsea (OneTravel)

A perfect setting for such delectable chocolate and only moments from the exclusive shopping mecca of the King’s Road, the Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour is London’s only five-star, all-suite hotel. “Eat London” in Chocolaty Style at Wyndham Grand London … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chelsea – Cha Cha Cha! (Great British Chefs)

…. London (and maybe even Kent) just might be the most exciting place in the world of chocolate at the moment. Chocolate Chelsea – Cha Cha Cha! Great British Chefs, 25 April 2012

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Afternoon Tea at the Intercontinental London Park Lane Hotel (OneTravel)

As chic and contemporary as the setting in which they are served … Afternoon Tea at the Intercontinental London Park Lane Hotel OneTravel, 24 April 2012

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New Afternoon Teas Coming to the Intercontinental London Park Lane (Londonist)

… for those who want to have their dainty delicacies and eat them too, you’ll be happy to know this tasteful yet playful tea is as artfully prepared as it is presented. New Afternoon Teas Coming to the Intercontinental London … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 12 January 2012 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 12 January 2012 Londonist, January 12, 2012 at 16:00 pm The Angel & Crown gets a relaunch, plus afternoon with a difference. READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food & Drink News: 12 January 2012

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William Curley’s ‘Couture Chocolate’ Afternoon Tea at The Halkin (Great British Chefs)

William Curley’s ‘Couture Chocolate’ Afternoon Tea at The Halkin Great British Chefs, 25 November 2011 Transcribing the lushly illustrated pages of his newly published first book, Couture Chocolate, to the swish contemporary setting of an afternoon tea at Belgravia’s stylish The Halkin hotel, William … Continue reading

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Review: New Champagne Sensory Afternoon Tea Available at Four West End Hotels (Londonist)

Review: New Champagne Sensory Afternoon Tea Available at Four West End Hotels Londonist, June 9, 2010 2:14 PM The world’s oldest Champagne house, Ruinart, has joined with luxury fragrance house Miller Harris to offer the Ruinart and Miller Harris Sensory … Continue reading

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Bea’s of Bloomsbury Afternoon Tea in the Park Initiative (Londonist)

Bea’s of Bloomsbury Afternoon Tea in the Park Initiative Londonist, May 17, 2010 10:10 AM Here’s how to have a picnic and leave the worry about cleaning up to someone else, in this case, Bloomsbury bake shop owner, Bea Vo. … Continue reading

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Palm Court at The Langham Hotel Awarded Top London Afternoon Tea (Londonist)

Palm Court at The Langham Hotel Awarded Top London Afternoon Tea Londonist, April 29, 2010 3:01 PM Perhaps it’s only fitting that the place to first commercially offer afternoon tea in London should now be recognized as having the best … Continue reading

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Guru Event: Tour Then Tea at St Paul’s (Qype does London)

Guru Event: Tour Then Tea at St Paul’s Qype does London, January 17th 2010 What a lovely way to spend a Saturday afternoon! Yesterday’s guided tour of London’s most iconic church, complemented afterwards by a sumptuous afternoon tea in the … Continue reading

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Chinese Afternoon Tea at Royal China Club (Londonist)

Chinese Afternoon Tea at Royal China Club Londonist, January 13, 2010 4:06 PM For those inured to the delights of London’s more usual afternoon teas, here’s a fresh, oriental take on this ever so British tradition. And for those seeking … Continue reading

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