For a country that considers tea their unofficial national drink, it is cause for great celebration that once hospitality reopens afternoon tea will be back in vogue – and in a big way. After years of coffee shops springing up on high streets across the country, the humble brew will be fighting back.
Before the pandemic, afternoon tea was becoming such big business for leading hotels, that some establishments were putting on six sittings a day to cope with demand. The surge in popularity of this most British of pastimes saw major hotels reporting huge increases in the volume of bookings. According to report in the Daily Mail , The Langham hotel, for saw a 20 per cent rise in bookings over a 12 month period, with demand so high that guests were having to book up to two months in advance to ensure a place at the table!
Walter Geering is passionate about helping hotels create a memorable guest experience so when it comes to serving the perfect afternoon tea, we have put together a new collection that strives to get every detail just right.
Our Vintage Birdcage Presentation Stand is the ultimate statement piece to create a wow moment. Perfect as an afternoon tea serve or simply a sharing platter. Finished in aged black, this serveware option exudes opulence.