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16 Places All Tea Lovers Must Visit Before They Die

Scones on scones on scones.

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1. The Bat's Wing, the Isle of Wight

Worth the trip, just to admire how pretty it is. And the tea is delicious too, naturally.
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Worth the trip, just to admire how pretty it is. And the tea is delicious too, naturally.

2. Claridge's, London

Treat yo'self! PS: Want more London reccs? Here are 15 Places In London You Must Visit For Afternoon Tea.
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Treat yo'self!

PS: Want more London reccs? Here are 15 Places In London You Must Visit For Afternoon Tea.

3. Tea on the Green, Exeter

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Scones on scones on scones. One of many fine tea choices in Devon.

4. The Hidden Lane Tearoom, Glasgow

The lemon meringue pie here is decadent and luscious, and is begging to be washed down with a cup of refreshing tea.
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The lemon meringue pie here is decadent and luscious, and is begging to be washed down with a cup of refreshing tea.

5. Cuthbert's Bakehouse, Liverpool

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Piles of scones, of course – but look! A mini hotdog! Open-faced sandwiches! 100% worth a visit.

6. Kitschenbake, Newport-on-Tay, Fife

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This seaside bakery and café deserves a mention, purely for its location. You can see dolphins leap while you enjoy your tea and scone.

7. Queen’s Lane Coffee House, Oxford

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It might be called a coffee house, but Queen's Lane has been doing tea and cake right since 1654.

8. Betty's, Harrogate

An institution. There are five others across the north of England, including branches in York, Ilkley, and Northallerton.
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An institution. There are five others across the north of England, including branches in York, Ilkley, and Northallerton.

9. Jesmond Dene House, Jesmond

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Treat yourself to a terribly fancy afternoon tea. Add some fizz too!

10. Original Maids of Honour, London

Serving scones and more since 1860. Although you must try their namesake while you're there.
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Serving scones and more since 1860. Although you must try their namesake while you're there.

11. Thea Caffea, Nottingham

The perfect spot for a cuppa in Nottingham. Especially good for those with food intolerances (the cake above is gluten free and lactose free).
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The perfect spot for a cuppa in Nottingham. Especially good for those with food intolerances (the cake above is gluten free and lactose free).

12. Machrie Bay Tearoom, Isle of Arran

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For those who aren't fans of caffeinated drinks, this lovely island spot does a mean hot chocolate.

13. Beese’s Bar & Tea Gardens, Bristol

An idyllic spot, that can only be reached by boat. Too dreamy.
Beese's

An idyllic spot, that can only be reached by boat. Too dreamy.

14. Pettigrew Tea Rooms, Cardiff

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You won't go hungry after indulging at the Pettigrew Tea Rooms.

Fancy a change? You could also try the Barker Tea Rooms in Cardiff.

15. The Moon and Pea, Liverpool

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A charming Liverpool local, where the brews are piping hot, and the cake is served in large portions.

16. Marie Antoinette's, Whitby

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This pretty patisserie is worth the trip to Whitby alone.

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