Afternoon tea has been enjoying a resurgence in recent years, particularly amongst London fashionistas, and this book takes a stylish look at the afternoon tea scene. Featuring 40 of the best places to take tea in London, including classics such as Claridges and the Wolseley as well as a few unexpected venues, there's
a tea here to suit all tastes and budgets.
The text includes including a history of the venues and their tea heritage along with interesting facts, the types of teas available and details of nearby attractions to help the reader make a day of it.
With lavish photography and a full history of afternoon tea and its relationship with the fashions of the ages, this is the hippest and most up-to-date source of information for both London residents and tourists alike.
Susan Cohen is an academic historian with a special interest in British Victorian and Edwardian social history. She has had articles published in academic
and popular journals and is a contributor to the New Dictionary of National Biography. She is the author of Where to Take Tea, also published by New Holland, and lives in London.