Platters of artisan pastries, finger sandwiches and the option of loose-leaf tea or a glass of something sparkling, there’s certainly a reason why these coveted confections are the nation’s cup of tea. Good conversation and freshly-baked goods will always be a welcomed treat, but a bespoke bottle of bubbly could just be the icing on the cake.
At Hannibal Brown, our customers’ needs are always at the fore-front of our minds in anything that we do. That’s why this week, we’ve taken one for the team and sampled an array of afternoon tea delights from across the country. In today’s post, we’re bringing you the cream of the crop for high tea hotspots – so you can make sure these mouth-watering must-visits are on your list of to-see places for 2016!
Bring your own bubbly: personalised wine bottles
An invitation of BYOB may not scream luxury, but bringing bubbles of your own needn’t feel like a money-saving exercise from your student-days. In actual fact, Liverpool’s Tea Parlour actively encourage bringing along your tipple of choice – and with a corkage charge of only £2.50 per 75cl, bringing along a personalised wine bottle to your afternoon tea won’t break the bank. As well as making this treat extra special with personalised prosecco, this traditional tea parlour serves up only the most exquisite savouries alongside its fine selection of pastries – an afternoon tea that’s fit for a king!
Afternoon tea with a view
Vintage Routemasters may be out of service for everyday commuters, but the Afternoon Tea Bus Tour by B-Bakery means you can now sight-see in style. Feast your eyes on some of London’s best landmarks as you indulge in an array of delectable delights. With the option of exclusive hire, why not take your wedding party aboard this quintessentially British bus? Tailor your trip to suit you and your other half – from creating personalised wine labels to building a bespoke route, the options are all yours.
Afternoon tea with a difference
Champagne + Fromage bring an authentic French twist to traditional afternoon tea, and it works! Tuck into a fine selection of cheeses, mouth-watering macaroons and biscuit roses. Accompanied with a cup of tea and a flute of your favourite champagne, this beautiful bistro is a place to behold. The idyllic location in London’s Covent Garden makes treating you and your loved ones to a visit all the more tempting.
If you’re looking for afternoon tea experiences that are extra special, make sure these quirky and charming must-visits are on your list. Whatever the occasion, add a personal touch to make your treat truly unforgettable. Alternatively, if you fancy trying your hand at perfecting pastries of your own, why not serve up your delectable delights alongside a bottle of personalised wine? Gifts are all the more special when they come from the heart, so show just how much you care with Hannibal Brown.