The Whittard Blog
Whenever we have a moment, there’s nothing we like more than sitting with a pen and paper to hand and musing over some of our favourite things.
Think of it as an ode to tea, coffee and cocoa…
The Accessory Edit: Spring Infusers
We all know that a great accessory goes a long way, and we've got plenty of choice...Read More
Alice is back... How will you celebrate?
Cups and saucers at the ready: This is one tea party that never truly ends!Read More
Make way for the Matcha Smoothie Stack!
Rainbow food and freakshakes are over. If you want to stay ahead of the trends, then it’s all about the Smoothie Stack.Read More
Do you know which tea has the most caffeine?
We’ve separated fact and fiction to uncover the truth behind the amount of caffeine in your tea.Read More
7 British Teas to Celebrate VE Day
On 8th May 1945 there was cause for jubilation. Mass celebrations were held across Europe, but it was the clinking of teacups that ricocheted...Read More
The Best Spring Menu to Impress your Guests
Spring has sprung! We have created an easy yet elegant dinner menu infused with the fresh flavours of your favourite teas.Read More
Are you ready for this year's Darjeeling?
Wondering what all of the fuss is over 'first flush' Darjeeling? Our tea-taster, Bethan, tells all...Read More
The best ways to enjoy coffee from around the world
These days, it’s all about worldwide single origin coffees and specialist blends. We start the morning with an Ethiopian light roast and end...Read More
A World of Amazing Tea: How do you take yours?
Accepting a cup of tea is one of the most globally recognised ways of forging friendships, old and new. Tea with friends has been a part of daily life...Read More
SPRING ZING: How to boost your morning with our invigorating teas
When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, it’s those little daily decisions that make the biggest impact. Fruit and herbal infusions are a great...Read More
How to spring clean your tea collection with KonMari
We all strive for a more minimalist lifestyle, but tea is an exception to the rule: we’ve got 100 different types in our collection, and counting!We...Read More
Get creative with our Strawberry White Chocolate Milkshake
After a whole winter of hot chocolate and all that Easter feasting, we're in the mood to shake things up bit. Our drinking chocolate makes amazing milkshakes,...Read More
Win A Luxury Trip For Two To India
Celebrate the arrival of First Flush Darjeeling with a luxury trip to India for two.Read More
Superhero teas to recharge your superpowers
Let’s face it – tea is a bit of a superhero. It’s rich in antioxidants, is a good source of hydration and is a real lifesaver on grey...Read More
Transform Afternoon Tea With These Amazing Tea Cocktail Recipes
Speakeasy cocktail bars across the country are offering more and more innovative ways to transform our favourite drinks. We’ve discovered...Read More
Low-sugar alternatives to high street tea and coffee favourites
High street hot drinks hit the headlines recently when the not-so-sweet truth emerged about the amount of sugar we devour in our daily latte. We never...Read More
Win Tickets To
The World Premiere Of
Florence Foster Jenkins
Win tickets to the star-studded World Premiere with Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant To celebrate the forthcoming UK release of the heart-warming and...Read More
Win A Family Cottage Holiday For 4 With Love Cottages And Whittard
Rain or shine, there’s nothing we love more than a good British holiday, and we’ve teamed up with Love Cottages to give you the best British...Read More
We Love Brunch
This year Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday, so that means only one thing: brunch.Read More
The Origin of Our Big Red Robe Tea
Join Whittard of Chelsea as we visit the Wuyi Mountains in Fujian, China, to learn more about the history and terroir of our Big Red Robe Oolong Tea.Read More
Darjeeling First Flush 2016
I’m so excited that the tea season of 2016 has officially begun for us. We have placed orders for our 2016 first flush Darjeelings - 3 months...Read More
Win A Romantic Break For Two In Salzburg
Salzburg is the perfect place for a romantic trip for lovebirds and newlyweds.Read More
Think Small BREW BIG
We’re mad about our lovely new mini caddies – but what makes mini so marvellous?Read More
It’s official – we now stock our very own high grade Japanese matcha. So what’s all the fuss about? Here’s the skinny on why everyone’s...Read More
Cheer up after Christmas
The last present has been unwrapped, the final cracker has been pulled, the mistletoe has witnessed too much. After all the rush of the run up to Christmas,...Read More
Delicious Christmas Baking Recipes
Delicious Christmas Baking Recipes Halls decked, tree twinkling, energy bills sky high. If you’re not Chrismassed-out already, grab a rolling pin...Read More
Worldwide Christmas Drinks
Looking for Christmas cocktail ideas to spice up your Christmas party? We’ll be brewing whole cauldrons of our Mulled Wine infusion and whipping...Read More
Make your own 3D advent calendar
Got a moment at home before heading out for the Black Friday sales?Advent starts in earnest on Tuesday, so you’ve got the weekend to get a bit crafty...Read More
Berries, brandy and brilliant brews: the story of a Whittard Christmas
Our beautiful new Christmas collection has launched in stores. It’s been a year in the making, inspired by frost-topped trees, juicy red berries...Read More
Britain’s Best Fireworks Shows
On 5 November 1605, Guy Fawkes had big choice ahead of him. To blow up the Houses of Parliament, or back out? He decided to go for it, but unfortunately...Read More
Tea Gets Spooky | Halloween Tea Party
When family, friends, ghouls and goblins come knocking there’s only one thing to do. Offer them a cup of tea. Obviously.How about hosting a full-on...Read More
Autumn Warmers: Tea Recipes with a Twist
It’s starting to get a little chilly out there, and you might need something with a little more sustenance than your typical tea and biscuits. We’ll...Read More
As things hot up for Chocolate Week (12-18 October), we’re looking outside the box. Sure, hot chocolate’s great. But when it comes to originality,...Read More
The Design a Caddy Competition - IT'S BACK!
We’re calling on tea lovers to design our next limited edition tea caddy, to be sold in our shops and online in summer 2016, find out how to enter...Read More
Bringing brand new brews to Birmingham...
Well HELLO Birmingham… We can’t wait to welcome you through the doors of our brand new Birmingham Grand Central store! We’ve gone to...Read More
What’s Your Tea Personality?
Bit picky when it comes to tea? We’d say that was a very good personality trait indeed.On our site you can sort by taste profile, tea type or origin....Read More
TEA WISDOM: Our five favourite quotations
Tea inspires poetry: flights of fancy from Chinese scholars.Read More
Tea gets REVOLUTIONARY. Introducing 100 new teas
It’s been over a century in the making and today we’re proud to present our collection of 100 new teas sourced from all across the globe....Read More
A very British bank holiday…
There’s no banking on the British weather. Sunshine or showers, we’ve got everything you need for holiday happiness this weekend…Sun’s...Read More
Summer Snaps on Instagram
Over the past few months, we’ve become quite fond of Instagram – we love discovering our customer’s beautiful photos of dainty loose...Read More
Ice gets enticing
While browsing summer scrapbooks on Pinterest we discovered a wealth of beautiful, practical and inspiring examples of how to jazz up that summer...Read More
Cold Brew Taste-Pairings: this calls for a picnic!
You know the way a fine wine can bring out the best in certain foods? The same is true of cold brew tea. The exceptional delicacy of flavour developed...Read More
Blueberries + Rooibos = Smoothie. Eureka!
We’d been feeling a bit blue after all this summer rain. It’s not autumn yet, surely? When the sun finally came out, we made the most by taking...Read More
Iced Tea Cocktails: why stop at Long Island?
Summer’s been going for a while now and we’ve almost got used to not wearing socks and the joy of late summer evenings. And the best bit?...Read More
Our Coffee Compass
Showing off your Cold Brew credentials is an immediate ticket into the coffee cognoscenti – not to mention the hallmark of hipsters nationwide....Read More
What - Coffee? Cold?
In the heat of summer sometimes a steaming hot coffee just doesn’t have the same appeal as something fresh and icy. First, came frappés –...Read More
A Very Alice Tea Party
4 July marks the date that Alice first fell down the rabbit hole – the day that Lewis Carroll first told his story to Alice Liddell and her sisters...Read More
Whittard at Wimbledon
So, will you be cruising in with a ticket or braving the queue? Watching from the comfort of your sofa or from the top of Murray Mound? Wherever you’re...Read More