I paid £6.40 for a tea and a slice of cake at the "birthplace of Harry Potter" - was it worth it??
Another Sunday, another cheat day! For this week's review we went to Patisserie Valerie, marking this our first large chain review! Patisserie Valerie, of course, is a UK wide chain known mostly for their cake slices and hot drinks. But you would be amiss to forget that they also do afternoon tea (£25 for 2)! … Continue reading Patisserie Valerie (Edinburgh)
It's hard, being on a diet and blogging about tea and cakes every Monday, not gonna lie. (Coincidentally, that may be a part of the reason why I'm on a diet...) That said, there is a specific kind of feeling of achievement when you've calculated your calorific budget so that you can fit in scone … Continue reading Café Nom de Plume (Edinburgh)
Welcome to beautiful, sunny Edinburgh! Today I had a wonderfully lazy afternoon at Edinburgh's Procaffeination just off the Royal Mile. Sure, caffein conjures the image of coffee, and sure, they do coffee - but tea also has caffein. I've walked past this little cafe several times and finally decided to nip in. The cafe is quite … Continue reading Procaffeination (Edinburgh)
Ooph, it's been a busy couple of weeks here behind the scenes of Tea & Tales! The sun is out, birds are singing and spring flowers are blooming - spring has sprung and this beautiful city is becoming lovelier and lovelier. When you're working hard in these conditions, it's easier to bear - but there's … Continue reading Forsyth’s Tearoom (Edinburgh)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghihTDNuMDA It seems like finally, spring has sprung up here in cold, foggy Scotland! The sun is shining, Arthur's Seat is glistening in the sun, and I feel super cool in my sunglasses (alright, maybe not that cool, but still). There's not much that can beat a walk through a sunlit Edinburgh, except maybe having an … Continue reading Clarinda’s Tea Room (Edinburgh)
It's unbelievable but true. Dear reader, I kid you not. The weather here has been really nice lately! The sun was out all day and it was not too wet for once, which combined with my new job makes me giddy for spring time! To prematurely celebrate spring (which will probably actually take another half … Continue reading Mimi’s Picnic Parlour (Edinburgh)