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…
Recipe: Rocky Road Biscuits
It’s a rocky road to culinary success – but our recipe for biscuits made with our own Rocky Road hot chocolate will see you right.
Recipe: Raspberry Ripple Chocolate Hearts
Love is in the air – and nothing says “I love you” like scrumptious white chocolate hearts.
THE REAL AMERICA
Win a holiday for two to the Real America region of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming
Video: What’s in our Fruit & Herbal Tea?
We recently headed to London to make a short video about our fruit and herbal infusions – watch the video here and find out how we made it.
New Year, New Brew
2016 is soooo 2016. It’s in with the new, and we’re launching 2017 with two brand new versions of our Luxury hot chocolates.
Super Stocking Fillers For All
Gift ideas to fill out every last gap in the stocking this Christmas.
Corporate Christmas Gifts for every Client
We’ve gathered a glorious selection of gifts from our world-class range, featuring stylishly understated gift boxes and impressively lavish...
Bubble Up: Make Your Own Bubble Tea
Love bubble tea? So do we – so we’ve come up with some bubble-tastic recipes for making your own at home, using all-natural ingredients.
Hot Chocolate Cake Off
This week, two of our staff went head-to-head in a hot chocolate-themed baking bonanza. Check out their recipes – and find out who won…
The Wellness Hall of Fame
We’re proud to introduce the Wellness Range: brimming with flavour, and with an all-star cast of natural ingredients…
The Great British Pair Off
This week, we’re pairing our limited edition coffees and some favourite foods… with a Bake Off twist.
Confused by cafetières? Suffering from AeroPress stress? Don’t worry—we’ve got you covered.
Afternoon tea and a glass of bubbly in Covent Garden
Have you tried the afternoon tea menu at our flagship Covent Garden store? It’s far, far more than just sandwiches and scones
Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
Our coffee taster, Harvy Woodcock, explains how she fell in love with coffee, how she sources the best beans, and what makes Whittard coffee special.
WIN a Ski Trip to Big White Ski Resort
This September we’re offering you the chance to win an incredible ski trip for 2 to Big White Ski Resort in British Columbia, Canada.
Celebri-Tea Spotlight: Robert Fortune
We raise a toast to this Scottish secret agent, who changed the face of tea forever…
Yes Great Shakes: Hot Chocolate Milkshake
Shake up your summer with this recipe for a hot chocolate milkshake (and a few Aztec-inspired dance moves)…
Putting the ‘Tea’ in ‘Team’: Tea Tournaments
Summer’s here, and we’re feeling sporty—Whittard style. We’ve come up with some tea-themed twists on your favourite sports …
How to Host a Garden Party
Bring out the parasols, mow the lawn and polish the croquet mallets – it’s time for a garden party!
HELLO, COCOA RUNNERS
We’ve teamed up with the craft chocolate specialists Cocoa Runners to bring you an exclusive range of limited edition chocolate bars – and...
Our Tea Recipe Booklet
We’ve produced a little booklet of our favourite tea recipes – pick up yours in store, or receive with your online tea delivery.
HELLO BRIGHTON – JOLLY NICE TO MEET YOU!
Tea by the sea. What could be nicer? We’re celebrating the launch of our beautiful new Brighton store.
GO GREEN: Master the art of the Japanese tea ceremony
There’s a secret to mastering the art of the Japanese Tea Ceremony. You can serve any type of tea you like – as long as it’s green. it’s...
Matcha Smoothie Recipes
Our matcha green tea is amazing for smoothies. Try it with strawberries and almond milk, or spinach and cashews….
Tea Fit For A Queen
Hip hip hooray! Get ready to celebrate the Royal Birthday Weekend with the Queen of all afternoon teas…
Sunglasses On! Introducing Our Colourful Summer Mini Caddies
It’s been hard to keep these little caddies a secret over the last couple of months, but now we can finally spill the beans (ahem, the leaves) and...
Yellow Sun Tea
Our tea taster, Bethan, explains the unusual techniques which give our Yellow Sun tea its extraordinary taste.
Sweet Home Alabama...
We’re running a competition to win a 7 night trip to Alabama, which will include return flights, car rental, hotel accommodation and admission to...
The Accessory Edit: Spring Infusers
We all know that a great accessory goes a long way, and we've got plenty of choice...
Alice is back... How will you celebrate?
Cups and saucers at the ready: This is one tea party that never truly ends!
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
Win A Luxury Trip For Two To India
Celebrate the arrival of First Flush Darjeeling with a luxury trip to India for two.
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...