All posts tagged: afternoon tea

Review | Afternoon Tea at The Salt Room

The Salt Room has been a permanent fixture on Brighton seafront for two years now. It’s a successful second endeavour from the team behind The Coal Shed, highly esteemed steak restaurant on Boyce’s St. Unlike its sister restaurant, The Salt Room has a heavy focus on seafood, so their take on afternoon tea was bound to be a unique one. We stopped by yesterday afternoon to give it a try, here’s what went down. Upon entering the restaurant we were greeted by a delightfully sunny member of the front of house staff who checked our coats, told us how amazing everybody thinks the afternoon tea is and led us to our table (naturally lit with a sea view, an Instagrammer’s wet dream). A waiter soon appeared to offer us water, then let us get settled before returning to explain how the menu works. You can find a copy of the menu here. Essentially, the only two choices you’re making is which of the savoury options to omit (there are 5 and you’re allotted 4 – this …

Afternoon Tea with Alice in Wonderland

It’s been 150 years since Alice in Wonderland first hit bookshelves, and Whittard are celebrating with one of the most beautiful themed collections I’ve ever seen. Alice illustrations have crept their way into everything from teacups and saucers to shortbread biscuits. I got my hands on a few bits from the range to show you lot… Mug here, £16 // Tea as part of tea chest here, £15 This mug has become my new obsession. I’ve fallen head over heels for every inch of it – the key handle, the childhood-memory-invoking illustration, it’s completely perfect. The loose leaf Afternoon Tea is wonderful too, this little piece of kit has been contributing to 10 minutes of sheer bliss every afternoon. Tea chest here, £15 This is not sitting in the back of my cupboard right now, it’s quite literally on display. I can’t get enough of these illustrations and they’re used so well here. Every part of this packaging is covered in Alice-ness. Strawberry heart shaped biscuits here, £5 What do you make of this collection from …