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Get creative with our Strawberry White Chocolate Milkshake

This half term, we're feeling super-summery and decided to get creative with our hot chocolate. The weather at the moment lends itself towards cool, chilled drinks... but who's to say that can't include drinking chocolate, with a twist.  

Get creative with our Strawberry White Chocolate Milkshake
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20th May 2015 by Whittard

Time for Tea by Interflora at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The highly anticipated RHS Chelsea Flower Show has arrived with stunning floral displays and artisan gardens. Interflora's bold 'Time for Tea' creation, displayed in the Great Pavilion, immediately caught our eye when the installations were unveiled... how could we miss the five metre tall teapot studded with beautiful, bright blooms? Our Chelsea Garden Blend tea is an ideal match for the brilliantly blooming teapot and it would pair rather well with those jam-filled biscuits too. Anyone for afternoon tea? Read more...

Time for Tea by Interflora at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
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12th May 2015 by Whittard

Who's got the prettiest garden of all?

Spring has arrived and we're celebrating with our range of fresh, floral loose leaf teas. We most enjoy our cuppa when we're sitting outside admiring the beautiful blooms, glorious gardens and fabulous flower beds. Hence the floral theme of our newest Facebook competition - Spring Gardens. Read more...

Who's got the prettiest garden of all?
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23rd April 2015 by Whittard

April's Coffee of the Month: Guatemala Elephant

Guatemala Elephant is April's Coffee of the Month, making it our highlighed bean this month. We love the full bodied flavour of the medium/dark roast with notes of chocolate and honey sweetness. Read on to find out why we adore it so...

April's Coffee of the Month: Guatemala Elephant
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23rd April 2015 by Whittard

April's Tea of the Month: Jasmine Dragon Pearls

Every month put our teas to the taste test, in order to find one special brew to highlight in stores and on our website. This month, our tastebuds were drawn to the delicate Jasmine Dragon Pearls. Read on to find out more about April's Tea of the Month... 

April's Tea of the Month: Jasmine Dragon Pearls
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13th April 2015 by Whittard

Do join us for tea... with a very Alice tea-party.

We do love a tea party at Whittard of Chelsea, so we've put together a three step guide to the perfect topsy-turvy cup of tea at your very own Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Follow our guide and let us know if you host your own party or afternoon tea, we'd love to see your photos so post them on our Facebook wall, Tweet us or tag us on Instagram! Read more to find out our top tips...

Do join us for tea... with a very Alice tea-party.
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9th April 2015 by Whittard

Concoct your own hot chocolate...

Over the past few weeks, we have been asking our customers to suggest their dream hot chocolate flavour through our Facebook app. We received hundreds of wonderful entries and flavour suggestions, and once the entries had closed, the Whittard of Chelsea buying team hand picked their favourite flavours. We've come up with a shortlist of 6 flavours, but now it's down to you. Head over to our Facebook page to vote for your favourite and, if it wins, it'll be on Whittard shelves next Spring. Read more to see the shortlisted flavours...

Concoct your own hot chocolate...
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18th March 2015 by Whittard

Elle Holian's Tiger Earl Grey Caddy

Elle's Tiger design was the winner of our 2014 Design a Tea Caddy competition, where artists and illustrators of all levels submitted their work for the chance to printed onto a Whittard of Chelsea tea caddy! Elle's design joins Rhian's Floral Caddy and Iona's Elephant Caddy to create our Limited Edition range. You can buy Elle's caddy here or in selected Whittard of Chelsea stores. Read on to find out about Elle's design background and inspiration...

Elle Holian's Tiger Earl Grey Caddy
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18th March 2015 by Whittard

Iona Reid-Dalglish's Elephant English Breakfast Caddy

Iona Reid-Dalglish's Elephant English Breakfast Caddy is part of our Limited Edition Designer Caddy range. The Design was created for our 2014 Design a Tea Caddy competition and the winning caddies came to life this year. You can buy Iona's caddy online here or in selected Whittard of Chelsea stores. 

We met with Iona last week and she answered a couple of questions about her design and the story behind the creation. We also indulged in a Tea Tasting Experience at our Regent Street St James store, where the winners tasted a variety of teas accompanied by the perfect sweet treat. Read more to find out...

Iona Reid-Dalglish's Elephant English Breakfast Caddy
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18th March 2015 by Whittard

Rhian Beynon's Tropical Afternoon Tea Caddy

Rhian Beynon's Tropical Afternoon Tea Caddy is part of our Limited Edition Designer Caddy range. Rhian created the design for our 2014 Design a Tea Caddy competition and the creation came to life this year. You can buy Rhian's caddy online here or in selected Whittard of Chelsea stores.

We met with Rhian last week and asked her to answer a few questions about her beautiful design. We also indulged in a Tea Tasting Experience at our Regent Street St James store, where the winners tasted a variety of teas accompanied by the perfect sweet treat. Read more to find out about Rhian's inspiration behing the design...

Rhian Beynon's Tropical Afternoon Tea Caddy
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