sketch #LFW

Cool girls go to London Fashion Week, hungry girls go to sketch. Read on for my new afternoon tea review, in which I explore the newly made-over sketch Gallery with David Shrigley’s new art display and London Fashion Week installations. If you know me or read this blog you probably know I oscillate between the very … More sketch #LFW

A Day In The Cotswolds

This post is all about the day where my family and I finally got the chance to visit the Cotswolds, those dreamy, fairy-tale like tiny British villages near Oxford which have been on our bucket list since the time I first moved to the United Kingdom. Finally, only about six years from the day I … More A Day In The Cotswolds

Christmas Holidays In London

Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed my Christmas in Sydney. Sun was out, bums were out, BBQs and beers were a must. But nothing screams “CHRISTMAS” like the London feasts, so here’s what to do during the Christmas holidays here in London town. Christmas Christmas Carols in Columbia Road I first ran into the Christmas … More Christmas Holidays In London

Saatchi Gallery Tea

As if Chelsea wasn’t pretty enough, I’ve now found out you can have a Champagne afternoon tea while enjoying the sight of the Saatchi Gallery’s garden, after a stroll around the main exhibitions. Gallery Mess is the Saatchi Gallery’s restaurant and café. Its afternoon tea menu includes a selection of British sandwiches like the classic cucumber and … More Saatchi Gallery Tea

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Alice In Wonderland has inspired countless films, art pieces, songs and night outs. My favourite translations of Lewis Carroll’s book obviously have to include a lot of food, so I was over the moon when I heard of the Sanderson Hotel‘s Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Sanderson invites you to tumble down the rabbit hole for … More Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

sketch afternoon tea

Sometimes you just want to hide from life and drink pink Champagne in a pink tearoom where you can eat your heart out. sketch is that place: a classy hideaway to get excited about in between the hustle and bustle of Regent Street. I honestly challenge you to go to sketch and leave without a daft … More sketch afternoon tea

Hip tea at London Fields’ Wringer + Mangle

Back off Mayfair: London’s East End now has its own, hip afternoon tea – and it comes in a converted warehouse in London Fields. Here’s my review of Wringer + Mangle. Wringer + Mangle is the first real East End afternoon tea, and once you walk into the building you will have no doubt you … More Hip tea at London Fields’ Wringer + Mangle

Christmas, the London way: sweet and savoury feasts in the capital

Christmas in London isn’t for those who diet. Two of my favourite Crimbo meals of 2015 are the living proof of that. Here’s what went down at the BB Bakery Covent Garden and at the Punch Tavern in Fleet Street. BB Bakery Covent Garden The organisers of the best afternoon tea experience in town, the BB … More Christmas, the London way: sweet and savoury feasts in the capital

BB Bakery Bus Tour

You haven’t done afternoon tea properly until you’ve hopped on the BB Bakery‘s Afternoon Tea Bus Tour, giving you a ride all across London’s most iconic landmarks while sipping tea and eating some damn fine pastries and cakes. Set on a refurbished old double-decker Routemaster, the BB Bakery Afternoon Tea captures the heart of London’s culture, … More BB Bakery Bus Tour