Devon Food, Drink and Local Information - Blog — Afternoon Tea

A Huge Afternoon Tea Order For Morning Delivery

At the start of the month the NHS celebrated it’s 70th Birthday and many NHS practices across the country held tea parties to celebrate this milestone Birthday. It was a lovely idea to get staff, retired staff, volunteers, patients, users, carers and local community groups together for a cuppa and to share their NHS stories. Devon Heaven was luck enough to be asked to provide an afternoon tea for 100 NHS practices across the country. Practices ranged in size from 10 people to 200 people which lead to a huge number of scones being sent out – 3,400 to be...

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Alterative Easter Gifts – Cream Tea Hampers

Are you looking for something different as an Easter present, perhaps for someone who doesn’t like chocolate, well cream tea hampers are a great alternative. Everyone loves cream teas as much as they do chocolate. They are a better small gift for adults than Easter eggs and are ideal for sharing with the family and enjoying together one afternoon during the Easter period. Also, sometimes children can end up with multiple Easter eggs so buy buying an alternative Easter gift you avoid duplicating the same gift. Although the weather doesn’t always compile Easter coincides with the changing season’s and cream...

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The Old Forge Restaurant on Dartmoor wins best Afternoon Tea Award

The Old Forge Caffè and Restaurant in Chagford, Dartmoor, has had lots to shout about recently. The Old Forge was judged as having the best cream tea in Devon by independent cream tea reviewer Ditch Townsend, who has tasted over 250 cream teas in the county. The Old Forge Restaurant - Best Cream Tea in Devon! In September 15 the Daily Telegraph coined the Dartmoor-based café as "Britain's best cream tea" whilst The Times wrote "the cream of Devon teas". Now the Café Life Awards has crowned the Old Forge Caffè & Restaurant the winner of the Afternoon Tea Experience...

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6 Devon Themed Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas from Devon When buying gifts for friends and family it is always nice to personalise the gift to make it extra special. Giving a present that has a special meaning to the loved one should be the main goal when buying any gift. For lots of people Devon has a special place in their heart, whether it’s through a time living in Devon, from fond memories of Devon family holidays or simply through being born and bred in the county. Gifts associated with Devon make for excellent presents for people with these connections to the county, so we’ve...

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Mothers Day Afternoon Tea Ideas for Dartmoor

Although we believe a Mothers Day hamper from us makes for an excellent Mothers Day present, you can't beat spending quality time together so with that in mind we recently produced a guest blog for http://www.dartmooraccommodation.co.uk/ on where to take your mum for afternoon tea on Dartmoor and thought we would share the article. Here is a list of 5 places to take your mum for an afternoon tea on Dartmoor this Mothers Day: 1. Primrose Cottage Tea Room, Lustleighhttp://www.primrosetearooms.co.uk/ Nestled in the Wrey Valley on the edge of Dartmoor, Primrose Tea Rooms resides in the picturesque village of Lustleigh. They offer delicious...

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