A Short History of Afternoon Tea

There is a great deal more to afternoon tea than tea.  This quintessential English tradition is, perhaps surprisingly, a relatively new custom . Whilst drinking tea was popularised in England during the 1660’s, it was not until the 1830’s that…


Highlights of 2015

What a year it’s been. As we prepare to wave goodbye to 2015 we’ve taken a look back on some of the best bits this year had to hold. Head Bartender Charles’ creative cocktail inventions, including the summer classic French…


A brief history of afternoon tea and high tea

These days, Afternoon Tea and High Tea are often associated with each other, deemed to be the same thing and often misconstrued by tourists and locals alike. However, the background history of both types of “tea” are quite different in…