Full and Proper Breakfast at Riding House, Fitzrovia

Riding House Fitzrovia

Inventive All-Day Dining in Fitzrovia Open since 2011, Riding House Fitzrovia serves inventive breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails seven days a week. Located just a few blocks north of Oxford Street, this cheerful cafe is a great place to escape from the hustle and bustle of nearby Oxford Circus.  The bright and spacious dining area

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Cornish Cream Tea vs. Devon Cream Tea

Enjoy your scones the Devon way or the Cornish way! Cornwall and Devon, two of the biggest dairy producing regions in the UK, are both famous for their clotted cream. Each region has their own way of serving the “Cream Tea,” which consists of a pot of tea served with scones, clotted cream and jam.

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Kat at Fortnum and Mason

My Background with Afternoon Tea

My Background with Afternoon Tea: Kat enjoying afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason’s Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon Hello! I’m Kat Phipps, a food and travel writer, photographer and recipe developer from Portland, Oregon. I’ve dedicated my life to exploring tea traditions in the UK and around the world. As a lover of all things British

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Afternoon tea in London, the Goring Hotel

Guide to Afternoon Tea in London

Guide to Afternoon Tea in London   Why travel all the way to England for afternoon tea? If you have a love of traditional British culture, then you really can’t replicate the pomp and circumstance of afternoon tea in the UK. Afternoon Tea at the Drawing Room at Brown’s Hotel, London In London alone there

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Betty's of York

The History of Afternoon Tea

The History of Afternoon Tea     The story goes that the tradition of afternoon tea began in England in the 1840s. During a visit to Belvoir Castle, Anna Maria Russell, the Duchess of Bedford, requested that the servants prepare a light meal for her, consisting of scones, sandwiches and small cakes accompanied by a

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