Traditional afternoon tea at Patisserie Valerie

Slowly but surely I'm getting round to trying all the afternoon teas in Manchester and latest on my list was Patisserie Valerie as last weekend I was invited down to Valerie's afternoon tea party with some other lovely local bloggers. If you're not aware of Patisserie Valerie as a place to pick up some luxurious cakey … Continue reading Traditional afternoon tea at Patisserie Valerie

The Picnic Basket afternoon tea at Allotment Bar

I’ve been hearing good things about Allotment Bar since it opened Manchester's Northern Quarter in August, and when I heard about their Picnic Basket afternoon tea it was only a matter of time before I got round to checking it out! Allotment Bar is quirky and original as you would expect from the Northern Quarter, and as … Continue reading The Picnic Basket afternoon tea at Allotment Bar

Lunchtime treats

Today I continued both my exploration of Manchester’s Northern Quarter as well as my new mission to try out the various different tea rooms/cake shops in Manchester with a visit to Sugar Junction. Sugar Junction’s tea rooms proved to be a lovely place for lunch, with vintage-inspired décor, pretty vintage china and fresh home-baked cakes. … Continue reading Lunchtime treats