High Tea At Harrods

I’ve always adored Harrods and have visited numerous times for coffee, icecream in the fantastic parlour, Oysters and champagne in the food hall or macarons and decadent hot chocolate at Laduree.  This time the purpose of my visit was high tea at Urban Retreat which, as the name suggests, is a little oasis away from…

Alice In Wonderland High Tea At The Sanderson

I’ve been to many high teas in my time, but there’s none that delight and amaze in quite the way that the Sanderson’s Alice In Wonderland high tea does. Located in central London, the Sanderson Hotel offers a whimsical escape from everyday life with it’s unique high tea themed around Lewis Carroll’s beloved story about…

High Tea At The JW Marriott

High tea in London has become as common as the people who were once excluded from enjoying it. So with high teas being offered left right and centre (even at pubs like The Water Poet in Shoreditch) what sets a fine establishment apart from a pretender? A grand piano is certainly a good first step,…

Paramount – Hidden In Plain (Or Plane) Sight

Most Londoners have walked past The Centrepoint building on Tottenham Court road over the past few years, but most won’t have given it a second thought. From street level the building seems in a permanent state of renovation, the entry stairs are dingy and often mistaken for the tube entrance directly below. But Centrepoint is…