We were lucky to visit on an afternoon we could sit outside. Such a gorgeous setting.
Afternoon tea was delicious. And service quintessentially english! Like a butler!
The highlight was the yoghurt and compote shot glasses. Just delicious! And an unexpected addition to your typical afternoon tea. Cakes (carrot cakes, victoria sponges, brownies and more) lovely, but if I had to be very honest the balance was just too much on the sweet side for me. Three whole tiers of cakes/scones plus the yoghurt. Personally, I like a couple more finger sandwiches to and maybe a couple less cakes. Lovely as they all looked we just didn't have sweet enough tooth(s) to get through them all.
Also, it would be nice if the waiter could let us know the sandwich fillings before bringing them out as waiters have done at other places I've had afternoon tea. Because if there's egg I have chance to say we don't eat it and request it be replaced, which some places have been happy to do.
However, still thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would recommend.
The bonus being that a little robin landed on our table and stayed with us for a couple of minutes!!
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