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Competition Time: Win a £50 Virgin Experience Gift Voucher

Competition Time: Win a £50 Virgin Experience Gift Voucher

To celebrate Afternoon Tea Week, our friends at Virgin Experience, are delighted to offer you a fantastic £50 Gift Voucher to spend on an experience of your choice. The competition will run from now until 16th August when a winner will be drawn. To enter, simply browse the great experiences on their website and tell(…)

Afternoon Tea Deliveries

Afternoon Tea Deliveries

With social distancing still in place and the temporary closure of our favourite afternoon tea venues, many of us have been searching for afternoon tea deliveries. We’ve put the feelers out and created a handy list of venues who will be more than happy to have afternoon tea delivered to your door. Whether it’s a(…)

Stay at Home Gift Ideas from Virgin Experience Days

Stay at Home Gift Ideas from Virgin Experience Days

The dreadful COVID-19 virus has meant that we’re all having to sit under lock and key. Unfortunately this means no real-world experiences. Fortunately Virgin Experience Days has a great selection of Stay at Home gift ideas so we’ve had a browse through and picked out a few which tickled our fancy which we thought you(…)

Experience Days for Men

Experience Days for Men

Looking for a gift for that special man in your life? With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, experience days for men provide an alternative to socks or aftershave. We’ve had a quick scour and here are a few experience gift ideas to give him a day to remember. Super Car Driving Experience If your(…)

Afternoon Tea, Travel and Trains

Afternoon Tea, Travel and Trains

Great Days Out and Afternoon Tea on the Luxury Belmond Trains Settle down for a ride through the scenic British countryside and relax in the beautifully preserved Belmond train carriages reflecting the glamour, style and sophistication of the by-gone 1920’s and 1930’s. A decadent day out, you will be welcomed on board by a liveried steward who(…)

Get 20% Off Buyagift Experiences This Christmas

Get 20% Off Buyagift Experiences This Christmas

Exclusive to Girls Afternoon Tea we have a fantastic 20% discount* off experiences at Buyagift just in time for Christmas shopping. From 18th Nov – 15th Dec 2019 you can use our exclusive discount code at check-out as many times as you wish. To take advantage, simply browse Buyagift’s website, select your gift and where(…)

Get Ready for Summer

Get Ready for Summer

To mark the arrival of Summer, Buyagift have given us an exclusive 10% Discount off all their Experience Days Out. If you’re looking for a gift with a difference or a special gift that will gift someone a day to remember, why not browse their website. They have gifts for all ages and to suit(…)

Great British Bake Off – The Professionals – 2020 Entries

Great British Bake Off – The Professionals – 2020 Entries

Bake Off: The Professionals recently enjoyed its fourth successful series on Channel 4, which saw the Kimpton Fitzroy London take the winning title. The producers are now looking for talented teams of pastry chefs to follow in their footsteps- and those of the Savoy, Hilton on Park Lane, and Pennyhill Park– by applying to take part in the next(…)

Win an Alice in Wonderland Themed Afternoon Tea for Two

Win an Alice in Wonderland Themed Afternoon Tea for Two

Courtesy of our friends at Red Letter Days, we are delighted to be able to offer you the chance to win a fantastic Alice in Wonderland themed afternoon tea at the 5-star Taj 51 in London’s Buckingham Gate. Tumble down the rabbit hole and indulge in a fabulous feast of savoury delights and sweet treats(…)

Cheese, Apple and Sage Scones Recipe

Cheese, Apple and Sage Scones Recipe

A savoury twist on a traditional afternoon tea favourite. We think you’ll love these scones which might be a tasty alternative to seasonal sandwiches. INGREDIENTS 150g cold butter 300g plain flour 30g sugar 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper 1.5 tbsp finely chopped sage 120 g gruyere cheese (cheddar is(…)

Top 10 Teas to Boost your Body

Top 10 Teas to Boost your Body

Fruity, herbal and bursting with delicious goodness, our supermarkets are awash with an array of flavours and smells. Herbal teas have long been known to have remedial qualities but where do you begin? Girls Afternoon Tea have been doing a little bit of research and based on our busy lifestyles have come up with our(…)

G and Tea Cocktail Recipe for Afternoon Tea

G and Tea Cocktail Recipe for Afternoon Tea

Who can resist a refreshing gin and tonic to accompany a tasty afternoon tea? We have a tasty little G and Tea cocktail recipe for you to rustle up at home the next time you have the gang over for afternoon tea. INGREDIENTS (Serves 8) 5 peppermint teabags 1 litre boiling water 3 tbsp sugar(…)

Top 5 Gifts to Share this Valentine’s Day

Top 5 Gifts to Share this Valentine’s Day

Looking for the perfect gift this Valentine’s Day? Here are a few gift experience ideas which can be bought as gift vouchers and shared by two. The Bombay Sapphire Distillery Guided Tour with Gin Cocktail for Two Whitchurch in Hampshire is home to the Bombay Sapphire Distillery. A gin lover’s paradise the Bombay Sapphire Distillery(…)

Top 5 UK Romantic Getaways with Afternoon Tea

Top 5 UK Romantic Getaways with Afternoon Tea

With Valentine’s Day approaching there is no question that love is in the air. This gave us an excuse to research the most luxurious romantic getaways, all of course, with afternoon tea. Here’s a peak at our top five romantic breaks in the UK. Start planning your romantic night away. Magical Romantic Getaways: Spitbank Fort,(…)

Luxury Afternoon Tea in London

Luxury Afternoon Tea in London

Beautiful venues, exquisite surrounds, impeccable service and delicious treats. Our handy round-up of luxury afternoon tea in London offers a decadent dining experience to savour. Whether you are looking for a special gift for a friend or treating yourself (look out for our exclusive discounts), our exquisite afternoon tea guide has the perfect ingredients for(…)

Great Days out with Afternoon Tea

Great Days out with Afternoon Tea

Wondering where to go for your next afternoon tea? Why not make a day of it. In this handy guide we have put together a selection of our most popular days out with afternoon tea to explore across the UK. Visit to Bletchley Park with Afternoon Tea, Buckinghamshire. Step back in time and enjoy a(…)