Twinings on the Strand

Twinings on Strand

Twinings Has Been at 216 Strand London since 1706: Walking along the Strand, the two Chinamen and lion sitting above the front entrance of the Twinings shop caught my eye. Ah, Twinings tea, the trusted tea  brand that I and millions of tea connoisseurs around the world drink everyday. Refreshing and exotic tea blends like Earl […]

The Lamb and Flag – a Covent Garden Institution

Lamb and Flag Covent Garden

The Lamb and Flag is the Oldest Pub in Covent Garden: There are many pubs in Covent Garden, but none as old and historic as the Lamb and Flag. Tucked away in Rose Street, away from the main drag, the Lamb and Flag is a Covent Garden institution. This historic London pub was first licensed […]

A Tea House With a Difference in Covent Garden

Covent Garden Tea House

The Tea House in Covent Garden is One of the Most Original Tea Shops in London: If you’re a tea connoisseur on the hunt for tea shops in London, The Tea House in Covent Garden is certainly worth a visit. This Covent Garden tea shop has a large range of quality teas and also has […]

The Best Afternoon Tea in London

Afternoon Tea at the Palm Court / Visit Britain

For the Best Afternoon Tea in London, You Can’t Go Past the Tea Guild’s Award: In today’s high-speed society, taking afternoon tea, in the tradition that it used to be enjoyed in the 19th century, is a luxury that few people can afford.  Gone are the days when according to a Noel Coward song “… […]

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese – Famous for its Literary Clientele

Historic London Pub

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese – A Historic London Pub Associated with Many Literary Figures: As far as historic London pubs go, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese couldn’t be more historic. It is one of a number of London pubs to have been rebuilt shortly after the Great Fire of London in 1666 – the former inn […]

The Anchor – A Historic and Popular London Pub

The Anchor Pub © Travel Signposts

The Anchor – A Popular and Historic London Pub in Bankside: We came across The Anchor pub on our way to the Golden Hinde and were attracted by its bright red window frames and pretty floral decorations. Little did I know then that this is one of London’s most famous riverside pubs and a historic […]

A Full English High Tea Experience in London

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea in the charming living room of an English stately home: Tea and afternoon tea have played important roles in British culture for centuries and up till today having afternoon tea is still an English custom. It is believed that the idea of afternoon tea was conceived in the early 1800′s by Anna, the […]

London Restaurants | St. Christopher's Place

St. Christopher's Place, London

Eating and Drinking in the Heart of London: It was purely by chance that we came across St. Christopher’s Place this morning when we were pounding down Oxford Street on our way to Bond Street Tube Station. The little lane way caught Tony’s attention and when he ducked in to have a look, he was […]

Neal’s Yard – A Fabulous Cheese Shop in Borough Market

Neal's Yard Dairy, London

Neal’s Yard Dairy – A Fabulous Cheese Shop in Borough Market: Borough Market is on our list of places to visit today, but our timing went a little askew and we arrive to find a pretty shut market.  The day would have ended on a highly disappointing note, except that on leaving the market hall […]

Waterside Cafe | Little Venice | Regent's Canal

Waterside Cafe, Regent's Canal

A unique floating cafe: Shortly after arriving at Little Venice, we spot the Waterside Cafe. This idyllic cafe is situated on a narrowboat moored in picture-postcard Little Venice at the junction of the Grand Union and Regent’s Canals. Bedecked with baskets of hanging flowers, the delightful narrowboat looks inviting so we decide to go in […]