” Tea”, was more than just a beverage during the Regency period, and was a ritual in and of itself. References to it appear in all of the novels, and in the letters of Jane Austen as well. It was a welcome source of refreshment after a weary day in the shops of Meryton or after a ball in the Pump Rooms at Bath! Do join us for a “spot o’ tea”, and relax in the comfort of our virtual tea shop.
Please, choose a tea cup – and you have a choice of either green or black tea – have it clear, with a slice of lemon, one lump or two of sugar; perhaps a wee drop of milk? The tension of all of that shopping is starting to subside…
A sandwich is a delightful addition, so we have a selection… cucumber, smoked salmon or the always-popular asparagus roll – help yourself.
Of course, a biscuit with a wee bit of jam and cream is also a welcome accompaniment. Another top up of hot tea calls for something sweet, but in our virtual tea shop, calories don’t count, so do choose a delicacy from our tiered-cake plate, without any second thoughts!
Thank you for dropping by – and we hope you enjoyed a relaxing break from your busy day, with a civilized “spot of tea”.