Afternoon Tea

Gallery: The best teas from Afternoon Tea Week 2016

AFTERNOON TEA WEEK 2016

Gallery: The best teas from Afternoon Tea Week 2016

By Hannah Thompson

Playful, creative, child-friendly, traditional or gin-fuelled - there's a tea for every style of hospitality business in these afternoon tea choices, selected in honour of Afternoon Tea Week 2016 (8-14 August). 

Hotel dining isn’t dead, it’s just tricky

Hotel dining isn’t dead, it’s just tricky

By Emma Eversham

Food and beverage (F&B) remains a tricky area for hotels to manage and make profitable, but can work if operators are prepared to give it a greater focus and be flexible in their approach independent hoteliers have agreed.

Travelodge launches the 99p cream tea

Travelodge launches the 99p cream tea

By Emma Eversham

The budget hotel chain will sell afternoon tea for just 99p at its hotels in the UKs popular holiday destinations this summer to coincide with the return of the great British holiday

The Lowry Hotel's afternoon tea

The Lowry Hotel

By Becky Paskin

Manchester’s Lowry Hotel started serving afternoon tea to guests three years ago in the River Bar before its burgeoning popularity prompted a move to the hotel’s larger restaurant area.

The Swan Hotel at Laverham in Suffolk

The Swan Hotel

By Becky Paskin

Afternoon tea has been a tradition at the Swan Hotel at Lavenham in Suffolk since the 1960s and hundreds of people flock there each week to indulge in a traditional English cream tea.

The afternoon tea is seeing a surge in popularity recently

Time for tea?

By Emma Eversham

Emma Eversham finds that with little effort and time, but plenty of ideas and enthusiasm, putting afternoon tea on the menu can help boost profits

Shelly's Restaurant in Warrington

Shelly's Restaurant

By Becky Paskin

Afternoon tea is as important as breakfast, lunch and dinner at Shelly’s Restaurant in Warrington and a fairly extensive afternoon tea menu proves it.

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