Tag Archives: home-baked scones

Top notch tea in Stoke, but no sign of good coffee in the Potteries?

The Fancy a Cuppa? tour of cathedral towns and cities took us to most of the UK’s biggest cities, but a dozen or so of the UK’s biggest 50 cities don’t have cathedrals, so were missed on our Cathedrals, Coffee & Tea … Continue reading

Posted in Stoke-on-Trent, The Midlands, UK visits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Scones across the divide – coffee, tea and cake in Derry, the UK City of Culture, 2013

I just hope café culture is as important to Derry as the arts, music and theatre when it takes on the UK’s City of Culture mantle in January. We chose a lovely family-run coffee shop right by the city walls; … Continue reading

Posted in Derry / Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK visits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A plague on neither of these houses for coffee and tea in Chester

The only home in Chester that had no 17th century plague victims now houses the city’s independent coffee shop; and our featured place for tea is bidding to become the UK’s only tea room in a Grade I listed building. Yep, there’s a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in Chester, Northern England, UK visits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment