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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

What Does Your Cup of Tea Say About You?

Posted on March 16, 2018 by admin

It’s no secret we’re utterly fana-tea-cal about Afternoon Tea. And while we’ve carried out extensive research on the way that Brits eat their scones or hold their cup of tea, we’ve never asked the most evocative questions of all: what shade… Read More

Our First Ambassador Event – with Cake Boy

Posted on February 28, 2017 by admin

We recently announced that we’d started working with 5 blogger ambassadors, including Kip and Louise (more about them here.) For the occasion of our very first bloggers’ event, the pair help us bring together 9 other bloggers from all corners of the blogosphere, resulting… Read More

Great British Bake Off Best Mel and Sue Moments

Posted on September 23, 2016 by admin

Is there no end to the shocking moves from our favourite shows? Following the loss of BBC Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson (and shortly after, his co-hosts too) we were all devastated, yet at the same time, oddly curious to see what would come next. Read More

K – West Spa and Rock Tea

Posted on July 13, 2016 by admin

K – West Spa and Rock Tea This super-cool spa is situated in a super-cool hotel conveniently located a short walk from Shepherds Bush tube station. K - West offers imaginative and holistic treatments within stylish, ultra-modern facilities and is solo-friendly, which isn't always easy to… Read More

Afternoon Tea at Buddha-Bar

Posted on March 18, 2016 by admin

We've reviewed many an afternoon tea; it is after all, one of our most popular experiences and we offer literally hundreds of venues at which to experience the most traditional of pastimes. But we've never tried one like this before. Read on… Read More

The Ultimate Girls Day Out

Posted on November 20, 2015 by admin

RLD's very own Ciana and Hannah headed out on the ultimate girls day out recently and managed to cover getting pampered, sipping champagne (and cocktails) and indulging in decadent surroundings into one Friday in London! Read on to find out what the girls did. Read More

The Great Red Letter Day Bake Off

Posted on October 9, 2015 by admin

The Bake Off may be over but here at RLD HQ the baking competition is still very much heating up. Today, nine budding RLD bakers competed to be crowned with the eagerly anticipated title of The Great Red Letter Day Bake Off Winner. Read below… Read More

Let’s Celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week!

Posted on August 10, 2015 by admin

We're British and we know a thing or too about tea. Let's begin National Afternoon Tea Week by celebrating this great institution. The taking of afternoon tea can come in many guises - on a River Thames cruiser, in a luxury spa, glam rock style, from an English vineyard, castle,… Read More

Hush Mayfair – Gin and Jam Tea

Posted on March 23, 2015 by admin

Hush Mayfair launched their special Gin and Jam Tea on 15 March. Red Letter Days were of course delighted to be invited along to try out this brand new and highly recommended London afternoon tea experience. Read More

Ciana and Andrew Take Afternoon Tea in Chilham

Posted on May 30, 2014 by admin

Not long ago, we sent two of our esteemed colleagues, Ciana and Andrew, for a relaxing afternoon tea for two at Shelly’s Tea Rooms in the historic village of Chilham. Shelly’s Tea Rooms offers a great location from which to explore Kent. The village… Read More

What Makes an Afternoon Tea at Cake Boy?

Posted on April 30, 2014 by admin

Tomorrow is the birthday of one of our favourite afternoon tea partners, Eric Lanlard - award-winning patissier, TV baking star, author, owner of Cake Boy, the best cake boutique in the land. Many happy returns Eric! Shuhena and Keisha, two of our… Read More

Five Ways to Take Afternoon Tea

Posted on March 24, 2014 by admin

Afternoon tea is a great thing to have on a special day out - delicious, indulgent. relaxing and loads of fun, it could be with a group of friends, on a romantic date or the perfect Mother's Day gift. Like all good things, it… Read More