Tea Facts

By the mid 18th c. tea replaced ale & gin as the drink of the masses to become Britain's most popular beverage.
By the mid 18th c. tea replaced ale & gin as the drink of the masses to become Britain's most popular beverage.

The Tea List

Our guide of the best afternoon tea venues and businesses.

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Slightly murky history...

Tea Smuggling

Taxation, smuggling, adultery and the illicit tea trade... Read more

Camellia Sinensis (tea)

Tea Growing and Production

From bush to your cup, the whole process explained... Read more

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