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Afternoon Tea Week 2018

Afternoon Tea Week 2018

Afternoon Tea Week 2018 runs from 13th – 19th August 2018. A celebration of a truly British dining experience, afternoon tea is a tradition that dates back to the Victorian era and was introduced by the Seventh Duchess of Bedford in 1840. Renowned for dining fashionably late, the evening meal in her household was served(…)

Behind the Scenes with Afternoon Tea at Corinthia Hotel, London.

Behind the Scenes with Afternoon Tea at Corinthia Hotel, London.

The Corinthia Hotel is one of London’s most prestigious hotels offering a decadent afternoon tea in elegant surrounds. A popular dining  experience at the Corinthia Hotel, we were delighted to find out a little bit more about their Head Chef,  Loïc Carbonnet, and who and what inspired him on his career in fine dining.  Tell(…)

Win Luxury Biscuits from Biscuiteers

Win Luxury Biscuits from Biscuiteers

Renowned for their outstanding London Themed Afternoon Tea, we can’t get enough of Biscuiteers. This month we have teamed up with them to give one lucky web visitor the chance to win luxury biscuits up to the value of £45 in our latest competition. With celebratory biscuits for all occasions, to personalised messaging there is(…)

Spotlight on Pentillie Castle

Spotlight on Pentillie Castle

Surrounded by beautiful scenery and perched on the banks of the River Tamar in the stunning Cornwall countryside, Pentillie Castle is the perfect destination for a leisurely weekend break, a fine dining experience or a mouthwatering afternoon tea. We were delighted to catch up with Head Chef, Tom Lyons, and find out a little more about the(…)

Win an Afternoon Tea with Bubbles Smartbox from Buyagift

Win an Afternoon Tea with Bubbles Smartbox from Buyagift

Courtesy of our friends at Buyagift, we are delighted to be able to offer you a fantastic Afternoon Tea with Bubbles Smartbox  in our latest competition. This delightful guide  is presented in a gift box and features over 250 mouthwatering afternoon tea experiences across the UK. The lucky recipient will be able to peruse the(…)

Gorgeous Giveaways: Edinberry Botanical Gin Infusions

Gorgeous Giveaways: Edinberry Botanical Gin Infusions

We have a gorgeous giveaway this month. Courtesy of Edinberry  pimp up your gin or vodka with delicious botanical infusions to transform your standard gin or vodka into a premier aromatic drink. These hand selected, blended botanicals can be poured directly into your bottle of gin or, if you’re trying to impress dinner party guests,(…)

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Gifts

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Gifts

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we’ve created a handy guide to afternoon tea inspired gifts for your favourite lady. Have a gentle read through our Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea Gifts. Afternoon Tea with Bubbles Smartbox A gorgeous gift for a mum who loves afternoon tea. This Afternoon Tea with Bubbles bound book has(…)

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: Ackergill Tower,(…)

We Are Tea Review

We Are Tea Review

Here at Girls Afternoon Tea we appreciate a really good cuppa. We were therefore delighted to be sent some samples of tea from award winning premium UK tea suppliers We Are Tea. Members of the Ethical Tea Partnership, We Are Tea support smaller ethical tea estates across the globe. They pride themselves on serving only(…)

Champagne Tasting with Morningside Wine School, Edinburgh.

Champagne Tasting with Morningside Wine School, Edinburgh.

Champagne and afternoon tea are a match made in heaven. The perfect partners to enjoy an exquisite treat, we were delighted to be invited to an Edinburgh Champagne Masterclass by the Morningside Wine School. Our champagne masterclass was held in Lulu, the fabulous night club at Edinburgh’s ever so stylish Tiger Lily on George Street.(…)