If you have questions about cafés near you in Coventry, from the best places to go, to café culture and etiquette in general, never fear – we’ve got the answers right here.
There’s a lot of top places to choose from near you, so our advice would be to make the most of the variety on offer, and sample as many as you’d like in search of your new favourite hangout. Here are a few of our favourites.
There are some great cafés in Coventry city centre to enjoy an afternoon tea, combining pleasant surroundings with dainty and delicious food and drink. We suggest a few favourites to try.
There are some essential differences between afternoon tea and high tea, which are often confused. Afternoon tea evolved in upper class circles in the 1840s to bridge the long wait between meals, and quickly became a social event that consisted of dainty sandwiches, light cakes and tea. High tea was more of an evening meal for the working classes, who would tuck into a hot meal with vegetables and sometimes meat after a hard day’s work, followed by cakes or bread and tea. Today afternoon tea is enjoyed at hotels, country houses and fine cafés as a special treat.
There are many different teas to experience, each with their own distinct properties and delicious flavour. Except for herbal teas, most tea comes from the same Camellia Sinensis plant and the type of tea depends on how the leaves are processed. Here are some of the most popular types you are likely to enjoy at your local café.
Here are our picks of the best spots in London to enjoy afternoon tea done properly.
An essential part of going out for the day and visiting art galleries with friends is the post gallery feed. It is impossible to look round an exhibition without at least a coffee and a cake afterwards, all that pondering and deliberating makes for hungry work. Serving great food in quirky settings, here's my my pick of London's coolest gallery cafes.
At London's Elliot's Café, the burger is seemingly a low key affair. It sits on the menu under the 'Large Plates' section, labelled simply as Cheeseburger & fried potatoes. Never has a menu description done as little justice to a dish as this does to the Elliot's burger.