Thursday, 16 April 2015

Liberty Flowers and Camellia's Tea House



Last week my family and I went to London for a few days for my sister's birthday. It was so nice to have a bit of a break from being hunched over the computer, typing up my final major project! The last few times I've visited London have been for blogging events or uni trips, so it was lovely to play tourist and spend some time shopping and sightseeing.




Obligatory shots of the flowers outside Liberty's. They smell amazing.



I stumbled across Camellia's Tea House - which was tucked away on Kingly Court, Carnaby Street - and fell in love. It's probably one of the prettiest cafe's I've ever visited. Yesterday I was reading reviews on TripAdvisor (procrastinating as usual) and I was surprised to see so many negative comments about this place, saying the staff are rude and aggressive and the wait for drinks is ridiculous. I have to say that the girls who served us couldn't have been more polite and our tea was brought to us asap. It was pretty quiet in there when we visited so I'm not sure, maybe we just caught them on a good day? Who knows!



I also FINALLY visited the Harry Potter Studios which was exciting, I was beginning to feel like the only person in the country who hadn't been! I definitely don't think you have to be a die hard fan to visit, as I've never really been too fussed about Harry Potter (I've only seen about half the films, oops) but I still found the tour interesting. Unfortunately it was really busy the day we went so the majority of pictures I took are filled with the backs of people's heads.



Overall we had a lovely couple of days and I'm especially happy we stumbled across that little tea house. I was planning on booking afternoon tea there for my birthday next month but apparently it's closing down in a few weeks. Such a shame - I hope they manage to find somewhere to relocate.

On that note, if anyone has any recommendations for afternoon tea I'm all ears! Let me know in the comments below x

17 comments:

  1. Sounds like you have a lovely day in London, the flowers at Liberty are so pretty. I love afternoon tea as well, I did a little video of afternoon tea at Patisserie Valerie recently. Another favourite is Bea's of Bloomsbury.

    Hanh x | hanhabelle

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    1. I love Patisserie Valerie, their cakes are delicious! x

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  2. These flowers are gorgeous. Beautiful snapshots! <3 I'm so in love! The tea house looks extra lovely.

    THOUGHTS IN TIFFANY BLUE

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    1. They're beautiful aren't they? I had to resist buying several bouquets! x

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  3. wow, these photos are absolutely beautiful! that cafe looks so cute!!!!
    Eden x / edenroses

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    1. Thank you :) it was so pretty! x

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  4. Love your pictures =]

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  5. everything about this is lovely, delicate and beautiful!!! :D

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  6. Great post :) Everything looks so cute and adorable!

    Natalie Ann xo // Petal Poppet Blogs ♥

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  7. Beautiful photos! And the cake looks delicious!

    XO Naomi in Wonderland

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  8. I used to work right around the corner at Hearst, so how come I never heard about this place before? I need to go, it looks so cute!

    - Elodie x
    www.elle-yeah.com

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  9. Glad you had a good trip, these photos are so lovely! :)

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    xo

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  10. great post!! so cute :)

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  11. Can't beat flowers - they're so pretty! Love them! :)

    Layla xx

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