Afternoon Tea

Here you will find reviews of places to take Afternoon Tea, or perhaps just a slice of cake.

The Corbridge Larder Afternoon Tea – Morpeth

  Dave, owner of The Corbridge Larder, was one of my original Twitter followers and someone who I frequently engage with on foodie related matters. I pop into the shop in Corbridge if I’m in the area for bits and…
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Afternoon Tea in Sedgefield

My blog of late appears to be an Ode to the Afternoon Tea with a plethora of recommendations! Because of my evident love a colleague suggested we travel further afield to try what he rates as the best he’s ever had….
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Mad Hatter’s Tea Party – Wynyard Hall

It may appear, to the casual observer, that I prefer some establishments over others. That may lead to unfair assumption that I am biased, or that these businesses may be paying for me to promote them. If I have ever…
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Post Box, Ponteland

Jnr and I decided to drop into Post Box on our way to pick up Him Indoors from the Airport. It was nice watching the programmes he doesn’t like and having the bed to myself while he was away. Seeing his…
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How Do You Eat Yours?

No, not a How to Eat a Creme Egg guide 🙂   We had a very interesting conversation a few weeks ago with a friend of ours regarding scones. Yes, we really are that boring! It never occurred to me…
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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea, Tyneside Bar Café

A jokey conversation with Rachel Kershaw (Life in Geordieland) on Twitter bemoaning a lack of plans on Mother’s Day led me to being invited along to the Tyneside Bar Café for Afternoon Tea. These were launched this month and was looking…
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Wynyard Hall Hotel and Spa

The last few weeks have been very tough and tiring for both me and Him Indoors. He spent some time away with work and I’ve felt a bit blue for one reason and another. I was thinking about an evening…
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The Best Afternoon Teas in the North East!

There aren’t many people I know who don’t like Afternoon Tea! I’m frequently asked for recommendations by friends, more so than any other type of dining experience. I used to feel like they were the dominion of old ladies until…
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Review – The Garage Spa, Greta Bridge

Following on from my post about our stay at The Morritt, here are our thoughts about neighbouring spa – The Garage. Our spa experiences historically have been limited to those found within hotel chains. Him Indoors and I visited the…
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