9th Apr '13

The Tea Guild has bestowed 22 Awards of Excellence in this year's Top London Afternoon Tea Awards 2013 to leading establishments in the capital. read more

London wins 22 prestigious Tea Guild Awards of Excellence this year

8th Apr '13

As the standards that Tea Guild members offer their customers continue to rise ever higher it was decided a few years ago to recognise those members who achieved almost top marks in each of the 16 categories inspected in The Tea Guild Top Tea Place, Top City & Country Hotel Tea and Top London Afternoon Tea competitions. read more

3rd Apr '13

Excitement is brewing as Tea Guild members brace themselves for the results of the 2013 Top Tea awards. read more

Watch this space!

28th Mar '13

In our final instalment of our Top Tea Travel Guide, we look at Tea Guild members whose properties are set in the most glorious countryside; with stunning vistas and gorgeous panoramas. Do remember to call ahead to check if there are afternoon tea slots still available, or better still book well in advance (preferably when you book your holiday) as demand increases dramatically during peak seasons. read more

12th Mar '13

Going to one of the UK's major cities this year? Take tea (and refuge) in the stylish surrounds of the Tea Guild's urban venues. read more

27th Feb '13

When it comes to a UK holiday, stopping off for a nice cup of tea somewhere, either en route or after a day's sightseeing, is a must. read more

11th Feb '13

A boozy lunch isn't the only option for Britain's business community, as more and more employees opt to hold their business meetings over a cup of tea instead. read more

Business lunch? No, thanks. I'd rather go for afternoon tea.

5th Feb '13

Valentine's Day is fast approaching but there's still time to celebrate over an exquisitely brewed cup of tea. read more

Let your cup runneth over this Valentine's Day

1st Feb '13

Lynne Garton, consultant nutritionist and dietician dispels some enduring misconceptions about the nation's favourite beverage. read more

9th Dec '12

The Tea Guild welcomed eight new members in 2012, chosen from the many applicants for membership inspected, for the high standards of service, wide selection of teas plus correct brewing and serving procedures expected by the Guild. read more

The Tea Guild welcomes this year's new members

8th Dec '12

As judging begins for the 2013 awards, Ronny Wilbald, Food and Beverage Manager at The Athenaeum in Mayfair - winner of The Tea Guild's Top London Afternoon Tea Award 2012 - sheds light on what it means to win this highly coveted award. read more

Crowning story - what does it take to win London's top tea award?

2nd Nov '12

Katy Tubb is Director of the World Wide Tea Buying and Blending at Tata Global Beverages and has been described as 'the most senior woman in tea today'. We go behind the scenes to find out what life is like at the top of tea. read more

Behind the scenes: life as a top tea taster and buyer

23rd Oct '12

Tea will always hold a treasured place in the nation's heart. The statistics speak for themselves; around 165 million cups of tea are consumed in the UK every single day. read more

All hail the humble tea bag

6th Oct '12

Catching up with friends and family is as much a part of Christmas as sharing in some great food and drink. Taking afternoon tea is a fine way to do both! read more

Book now for your festive afternoon tea!

25th Sep '12

The Tea Guild's team of inspectors has begun to seek out the best afternoon tea in Britain. read more

Let the judging commence!
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