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One of my best friends is getting married in August but since I’d be missing her bridal shower (being in New Zealand and everything), we decided to have a mini one instead. My other friend (and fellow bridesmaid) was planning the bridal shower and initially wanted to have afternoon tea at the Ritz but it required booking months in advance especially for a big group and on the weekend. Since this time was a smaller group and it would have to be after work on a weekday, we decided to see if the Ritz had availability. We didn’t expect it would given it was only a week in advance and the Ritz is notoriously hard to book...
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I never need a reason to head into London to eat Afternoon Tea but last Friday was Waitangi Day (a New Zealand Public Holiday) so the Gin Monster and I decided to book afternoon tea to get all colonial by eating some scones. I’d heard very mixed reviews about the gluten free afternoon tea at The Ritz but I was still very excited to see what they were going to offer...
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