High tea, also known as afternoon tea, is a British tradition that typically involves a light meal or snack accompanied by a cup of tea, served in the late afternoon or early evening. High tea was originally a meal for working-class people, but it became popular among the upper classes in the 19th century as a way to stave off hunger before the late evening meal.
High tea typically consists of tea, sandwiches, scones, cakes, and pastries. The sandwiches are usually small and filled with items like cucumber, smoked salmon, or egg salad. Scones are served with clotted cream and jam, and the pastries can include items like small cakes, tarts, or cookies.
High tea is often served in hotels, restaurants, or tea rooms, and it is a popular social activity for friends or family members to gather and enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea. Today, high tea is often associated with luxury and sophistication and is a popular pastime for tourists visiting the UK.
Currently at RealiTea, we do not offer high tea. But that doesn't mean you cannot drop by for a pot of tea and a cake or sandwich...
|When sombebody vouches for a gift
they buy a gift voucher. Now at RealiTea!
|The issue of fake coffee in Vietnam
Despite Vietnam having excellent conditions for growing great coffee, premium suppliers are rare and street coffee often is not even real coffee. What is wrong here and what is right? Let us take a look.
|The Benefits of Ginger Tea During the Cozy Season
Ginger is a wonderful remedy for chills or scratchy throats, so the ginger green tea we have on the menu is perfect for the cold time!
|Honey and Lemon Tea
Why drinking Honey and Lemon Tea is a good Idea in Winter
Every year again I witness the commotion about pumpkin spice latte. Now what about it?
What is High Tea?
New opening times from 1st of November 2023! Mon - Wed 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM, Thu closed, Fri, Sat 9:30 AM - 07:00 PM ... Sun closed