Afternoon Tea at the Ritz, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – A Birthday Day Out in London

Last week I turned 29, and entered the last year of my 20s! To celebrate, we usually go away for our birthdays (my boyfriend’s is a week earlier), but having spent all our money on the big trip last year we decided to only venture as far as our capital city – London.

Despite only living 30 minutes away from London, we rarely make the short journey up to the city. Mainly due to costs – unfortunately London is one pricey place to visit!

So we decided to make a full day of it. Starting off with afternoon tea at the Ritz. We arrived at 11:30 for the tea (so technically morning tea!), but it was the same traditional format, and still incredibly busy. Booking ahead is a must! Even for a morning slot on a Wednesday morning we booked at least 6 months in advance – be warned.


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Afternoon Tea at the Imperial Hotel in Delhi

After 4 months travelling without a cup of ‘real tea’, I was pretty desperate to try the afternoon tea at the Imperial hotel in Delhi.

Often referred to as ‘High Tea’, afternoon tea means having a pot of tea with scones, finger sandwiches and cakes. Generally speaking it’s one of the great British delights in life.


Finally – a good cup of tea!

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