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Tale as Old as Time Beauty and the Beast Afternoon Tea at the Town House Kensington

Tale as Old as Time Beauty and the Beast Afternoon Tea at the Town House Kensington

Be our guest, be our guest, put our service to the test, tie your napkin ’round your neck, cherie, and we’ll provide the rest. And that’s exactly what happened at The Town House Kensington’s Tale as Old as Time Beauty and the Beast afternoon tea. The borough of Kensington is a place of wonderment as low hanging Wisteria graces nearby houses and apartments. And with its little blue bike and flowers in bloom, the entrance to the Kensington Hotel is no…

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Afternoon Tea at The Ritz London

Afternoon Tea at The Ritz London

Afternoon tea, a quintessentially British past-time, first introduced in England by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, in the year 1840. As the evening meal in her household was served fashionably late at eight o’clock , leaving a long period of time between lunch and dinner, the Duchess would become hungry around four o’clock in the afternoon and asked that a tray of tea, bread and butter and cake be brought to her room during the late afternoon. This became a…

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London’s hidden restaurant that will awaken your senses

London’s hidden restaurant that will awaken your senses

Hidden within London is a little place called Farringdon. And there lies Dans Le Noir – a hidden London Restaurant. From the outside, it looks like a dodgy massage house with its blacked out windows, but translate the name to ‘In the Dark’ and all becomes clear. Upon entering to the well-lit lobby, you are presented with your menu options; Meat, Fish, Vegetarian or Chef’s Choice. Next you select the number of courses, we opted for two courses – starter…

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5 Foods You Need To Try in London

5 Foods You Need To Try in London

With thanks to multiculturalism, London Food is fantastic with an array of foods laced throughout the city. But here’s a few hot spots you might not know about. Bilog Bun at Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream Despite the name, there’s nothing dirty about this Filipino street ice cream house. Instagrammable from the outside-in, you’ll find ice cream shakes and Filipino-inspired flavours on the menu, but it’s the Bilog Bun that takes centre stage. The hot and crispy waffle-like bun oozes with magical…

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The #1 Activity You Need to Do in London this Summer

The #1 Activity You Need to Do in London this Summer

In the words of Tim Daly, I feel the need to endanger myself every so often. So when Michelle found out about Up at the O2 – the answer was of course a resounding yes! The Climb You have the option for an Original Climb during the day or a Twilight Climb which is a night time expedition, we chose the original climb as we were only taking a Daycation. They do also offer celebration climbs completed with Lanson Champagne, or…

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The New Way to Afternoon Tea

The New Way to Afternoon Tea

The BB Afternoon Tea Bus Tour just SCREAMS millennial travel! Sightseeing on a Vintage Routemaster Bus while dining on delicate finger sandwiches and mini desserts for a traditional afternoon tea with a twist. I actually have my beautiful Mum to thank for this one, since her search for a cool surprise for an trip to London resulted in finding the BB Afternoon Tea Bus Tour. At the time of booking this was a completely new experience, meaning an introductory price. While the…

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