National Afternoon Tea Week, 11-17 August 2014 JULY 11, 2014
TeaIn 1840 Anne, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, started requesting tea, bread and cake at 4pm to stave off hunger until dinner, and soon after afternoon tea became a much-loved, quintessentially British tradition.
National Afternoon Tea Week celebrates this great heritage with a week of activities, themed menus and offers in hotels, restaurants and tearooms across the UK in August.
Whether you’re an afternoon tea aficionado or yet to enjoy the delights of delectable treats with tea, during National Afternoon Tea Week you’ll be able to enjoy 25% off a range of afternoon teas.
The week offers tourists and locals a like the chance to step inside and experience some of the country’s most exquisite afternoon tea venues. From five-star hotels in London to a castle in North Wales, luxury department stores to double decker buses, there’s something for every region, at every budget.
Find out what’s happening in your region on afternoontea.co.uk - the home of the most British of dining traditions.
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