Last week I headed along to the Drunken Monkey for a taste of their new Tea Party Menu.
In contrast to the normal heaving nature of the upstairs bar area, the downstairs dining nook was an oasis of calm.
We sampled the Quince Asian Tea, a tasty hot infusion with liqueurs served in a teapot that went down very easily; the Citrus Iced Tea with gin and plenty of vitamins for the Christmas season from the fresh juices; and the range of three organic cakes from private baker A Little Peace.
Personal favourite was the lemon and ginger drizzle cake and the hot cocktail tea, I love the idea of a cocktail in a teapot!
The afternoon tea needs to be booked in advance so your tasty cakes can be whipped up for you. It’s £11 for tea (they have twelve different teas to choose from) and cake. It’s extra if you decide to add cocktails.