Review: Barbican Afternoon tea









Last Sunday I took the tube into Central London to the Barbican and met Lily along with the other blogging buddies for a spot of afternoon tea to help celebrate her birthday. It was a lovely sunny day so we sat outside to enjoy the view over the lakes.

For only £13.95 you were given unlimited tea and a selection of sandwiches and cakes. The scone was ah-mazing! The service was a little hit and miss but the cakes made up for it. The sandwiches were a variety of fillings such a cucumber, smoked salmon and cheese, ham and mustard and egg cress. The ham and mustard ones were my favourite - they had just the right amount of kick. The lemon cheesecake went down a treat - tangy and creamy always make a good combination. I wasn't too keen on the custard-like filling of the éclair - I much prefer whipped cream in the middle.

It's nice little treat if you're in the area at the weekend. We all need an indulgence on a Sunday!

Have you ever eaten at the Barbican?

12 comments:

  1. Yum! So sad I missed out on this - I miss you ladies!

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  2. Gorgeous! I've done a few afternoon teas in London but not this one so will add it to my list, the food looks lovely!

    Chloe x
    newgirlintoon.co.uk

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  3. *unlimited* is a dangerous word as far as I'm concerned especially where food is concerned...this tea looks yummy......and all at a good price..;
    http://vodkaandarose.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. OOOOH! It looks so amazing (and cheap!) I love the Barbican, did you see their Jean Paul Gaultier exhibit, it was Amazing!

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  5. Looks like a lovely place to visit!

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  6. I didn't know the Barbican did afternoon tea! Looks pretty modern, I'll have to keep this in mind!

    Saskia / girlinbrogues.com

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  7. That banana cake looks good! Love an afternoon tea :)

    Christy x
    another weekend without make-up

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  8. SO MUCH FOOD :-D all looks so lovely.

    Dayner x mozzypop.blogspot.com

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