The Tea Guild, the prestigious organisation promoting establishments meeting the high standards required by the United Kingdom Tea Council for brewing and serving tea, announces its 2011 annual award winners. Long considered the “Michelin stars” or “Oscars” of the tea world, you can be guaranteed the quality of a delicious cup of tea or afternoon tea at its endorsed properties.
Winner of the Best in London Afternoon Tea 2011: Claridges Afternoon Tea
Gaining a near perfect score the hotel gained praise for its Foyer, art deco design, friendly and efficient staff, selection of scones, sandwiches and cakes and perfectly served teas.
The UK Tea Council also presented 16 special Awards of Excellence to the following London establishments:
Grosvenor House Park Room & Library
Sofitel London St James
The Montagu at Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill
The Montague on The Gardens
The Park Lane Hotel
Winner of Top City and Country Hotel Award 2011: The Angel Hotel in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire
Scooped the top award today for its quality of service, food and tea.
The UK Tea Council also presented 16 special Awards of Excellence to the following countrywide establishments:
Four Seasons Hotel – Dogmersfield, Hampshire
Swinton Park – Masham, Rippon
St Tudno Hotel – Llandudno, Wales
The Black Swan Hotel – Helmsley, North Yorkshire
The Montagu Arms Hotel – Beaulieu, Hampshire