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London's 10 best afternoon teas

The ritual of afternoon tea owes its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford. As a young women in the early 1800s she lived during a time when it was common to eat only two main meals a day, with breakfast scheduled early in the morning and dinner occuring late in the evening. Weakened and irritated by hunger pangs each day, she decided to schedule time to take tea and snack each afternoon. This private ceremony was firstly done furtively in her bedroom, but over time well-heeled…

15 Places For Afternoon Tea You Must Visit Before You Die

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The Best Places For Afternoon Tea In London

For afternoon tea in London, I would like to go to Pantry at 108, The Marylebone Hotel. They have a gluten-free afternoon tea!

Afternon Tea at the Ritz in London. Got to be one of the top places to take your MUMS this mothers day! [www.myflashtrash.com]

The Crooked House of Windsor, 1592. There is a secret passage in the basement, supposedly used for illicit trysts between Nell Gwynn and Charles II and/or delivering produce from the market to the kitchens of Windsor Castle.