MY MAGICAL MOTHER’S DAY // portmeirion afternoon tea

Portmeirion tableware holding shot

To me, Mother’s Day isn’t about extravagant gifts, it’s about the small, heartfelt gestures.

OH had to work today, but treated me and the girls to a lovely lunch yesterday. This morning I was lucky enough to get a beautiful bunch of flowers (paid for by the girls using their pocket money) and a gorgeous handmade card. Perfect!

When Portmeirion invited me to take part in their #ThanksMum campaign by preparing a special Mother’s Day treat, I knew straight away I wanted to create a magical tea party, using their BOTANIC GARDEN range.

I’m not lucky enough to have my own mum nearby (she still lives in New Zealand, with the rest of my family), but this is exactly what I would do if she wasn’t half a world away: as well as being quintessentially British, afternoon tea is the perfect way to take a break from the whirlwind of life, and just be. 

These gorgeous Portmeirion floral and fauna designs remind me of the intricate tableware used by well-to-do Victorians, and I love how you can choose from a wide variety of individual designs to create your own delightfully mismatched table set.

Portmeirion afternoon tea cake

I wish I could say I made the sponge myself, but my baking skills are decidedly lacking, so I bought this one and gave it an added dollop of buttercream icing for extra decadence. I covered it with blueberries and edible rose petals, and showed it off on the 10-inch Portmeirion cake stand.

The girls had their eyes firmly on these butterfly cakes, whereas I opted for traditional scones (with clotted cream and raspberry jam, of course), all artfully displayed on the pretty vintage-style two-tier cake stand.

portmeirion afternoon tea double cake stand

Portmeirion afternoon tea side plate

I served up our lovely sweet treats on the Botanic Garden side plates, with the matching cake forks (how cute are they?!).

And, of course, no afternoon tea is complete without a pot of freshly brewed English Breakfast tea, served in a delicate china cup and saucer (it just doesn’t taste as good from a mug, don’t you agree?).

Portmeirion afternoon tea teapot

Portmeirion afternoon tea tea cup and saucer

Whatever you’re doing today, I hope you’re being spoiled rotten. Happy Mother’s Day!

 

437 Comments

  1. Strong like builder’s tea!

  2. kim jackson - March 26, 2017 reply

    just milk 😀

  3. Sarah Pybus - March 26, 2017 reply

    I like it quite strong with a drop of semi skimmed milk and 2 sugars 🙂

  4. laura banks - March 26, 2017 reply

    with just milk

  5. A touch of milk, no sugar

  6. caroline walliss - March 26, 2017 reply

    Plain green tea

  7. stuart hargreaves - March 26, 2017 reply

    no milk no sugar

  8. Pamela Gossage - March 26, 2017 reply

    Very weak with lots of milk and no sugar

  9. I don’t actually like tea but I would love to win this for my mum who absolutely loves tea.

  10. Kerry Taylor - March 26, 2017 reply

    I like fruit tea with sugar and honey. Mmm…

  11. Rena plumridge - March 26, 2017 reply

    Just as it comes out the pot.

  12. Very strong tea with just a tiny drop of milk.

  13. Janie Fleur - March 26, 2017 reply

    I don’t drink, i don’t smoke but when it comes to tea I am addicted I drink so much. always with milk I love earl grey tea but try to drink green and decaffeinated too My Favourite time is a on Sunday when i drink it from a pot with a piece of cake. I wold love this lovely tea set reminds me of my nanny who gave me my first cup of tea.

  14. I take my tea with a little milk

  15. Joseph Westhead - March 26, 2017 reply

    I’m as simple as can be. Put the bag in, put a teaspoon of sugar in, heat the kettle, pour 3/4 of boiling water and then fill half of remaining cup with milk to create the correct tea colour.

  16. I take it quite strong, lightly sweetened without milk

  17. Yvonne Underwood - March 26, 2017 reply

    What a beautiful tea set!! I’d love to have my mum over for a posh tea.

    Talking of tea… Earl Grey, dash of milk, the only way to have it 🙂

  18. I would love to drink my tea from this gorgeous Portmeirion Tea set – a lovely cup of Yorkshire tea x

  19. Cherry Edwards - March 26, 2017 reply

    I love Lady Grey tea, from loose leaf tea in a tea pot. I like a dash of skimmed milk in the cup first and then medium strong tea. No sugar. I like to drink my tea from a bone China cup with saucer, the prettier the better.

  20. Aw that sounds lovely, my Mother’s Day started off well with lovely cards, hugs, kisses and presents in bed then it all went wrong with hurtful family arguments. I feel flat and teary tonight.

    Aside from that I would have loved a simple afternoon tea and have always loved the Botanical range. My Mum has some of it it, so pretty.
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  21. mandy avery - March 26, 2017 reply

    no milk or sugar, and not too strong

  22. Nice and hot. Sometimes with a biscuit

  23. emma walters - March 26, 2017 reply

    strong but milky 🙂

  24. Anthony Harrington - March 26, 2017 reply

    hot, strong and lots if biscuits to dunk!

  25. Sarah Morris - March 26, 2017 reply

    I take my tea with a very large slice of good cake!! Oh okay, and I like it with milk and no fancy type.

  26. Lisa Buckley - March 26, 2017 reply

    I take my tea so weak that my dad calls it ‘fortnightly’ – because it’s too weak for anyone else to drink it!

  27. I’m a coffee drinker in a family of tea drinkers. They all drink there tea really strong with a little bit of milk.

  28. mari sutherland - March 26, 2017 reply

    Black no sugar

  29. Edward Guerreiro - March 26, 2017 reply

    A little bit of milk, and two sugars please.

  30. Black, very continental!

  31. Louise Allen - March 26, 2017 reply

    Strong – very strong – with just a tiny wee splash of milk. I like chai tea quite milky though!

  32. Amanda Hart - March 26, 2017 reply

    Super strong with a dash of milk and of course a biscuit to dunk in 🙂

  33. Aaron Worth - March 26, 2017 reply

    White with one sugar

  34. Sarah Mackay - March 26, 2017 reply

    I take green tea

  35. Zoe Goodwin - March 26, 2017 reply

    Regularly with milk!

  36. Claire Willmer - March 26, 2017 reply

    With a splash of almond milk and a little sugar 🙂

  37. Strong, no sugar and a little milk

  38. MARGARET gallagher - March 26, 2017 reply

    Weak and a drop of milk – perfect

  39. So lovely. What a fabulous prize! Fingers cross I win! Xx

  40. Charlie chipy - March 26, 2017 reply

    With lots of milk and sugar

  41. Lorraine Tinsley - March 26, 2017 reply

    Fruity (fruit infusions) with no milk, one sweetner

  42. michelle hughes - March 26, 2017 reply

    Cold 🙁 with three children one being a newborn I often forget about it but when I dohave the luxury I like it milky with 2 sweetners – Thank you

  43. Shahzaib khan - March 26, 2017 reply

    I like strong tea without sugar and a little milk

  44. Merry Josaf - March 26, 2017 reply

    Light tea with plenty milk and half spoon of sugar

  45. Abida Parveen - March 26, 2017 reply

    I love milky tea with sugar tasty

  46. Sounds lovely, I love afternoon tea. I like my tea not too strong with milk.

  47. Green tea with sugar

  48. Diana Knight - March 26, 2017 reply

    Strong tea with no added sugar and milk just little bit honey

  49. Light tea with one tea spoon sugar and 5 table spoon of milk

  50. Dark tea only with a hint of milk with no added sugar

  51. Robin Chipy - March 27, 2017 reply

    Strong no sugar with little milk

  52. Very light tea with milk and half tea soon sugar

  53. Very strong and no sugar with a piece of cake

  54. Light tea with sugar and milk

  55. Hooria qasim - March 27, 2017 reply

    Milky tea with sugar and cardamom smells beautiful taste awesome

  56. Black tea and no sugar

  57. I like my tea not too strong or weak semi skimmed milk and half a spoon of canderel

  58. Jane Berrow - March 27, 2017 reply

    Well brewed with milk and I always warm the pot

  59. Margaret Clarkson - March 27, 2017 reply

    Not too strong with milk

  60. Tracy Nixon - March 27, 2017 reply

    White and weak!

  61. Sue McCarthy - March 27, 2017 reply

    With milk and one sugar

  62. susan younger - March 27, 2017 reply

    a touch of milk and a little sugar

  63. REBECCA WILLIAMS - March 27, 2017 reply

    I like my tea strong with 2 sugars 🙂

  64. Dash of milk,one sugar x

  65. Brewed for a couple of minutes, a splash of milk, no sugar

  66. Jennifer Haden - March 27, 2017 reply

    I love my tea nice and pipping hot, plain, no sugar or milk 🙂

  67. Graham Ross - March 27, 2017 reply

    Quite strong tea ,dash of milk and one sweetner

  68. Claire Woods - March 27, 2017 reply

    milk, no sugar

  69. Milky in a nice cup!

  70. I like my tea really well. Half a bag for me. One and a half for OH

  71. I don’t drink tea…but my husband, eldest son and mother in law love a cuppa. Hubby has it very strong with a teeny bit of milk, son has it milky with one sugar and MIL likes it weak and usually without milk. Needless to say as a non- teadrinker I get it wrong more often than I get it right!

  72. Joanne Beale - March 27, 2017 reply

    Milk no sugar

  73. Carolynn Woodland - March 27, 2017 reply

    I like my tea strong with a little milk.

  74. Phil Darling - March 27, 2017 reply

    Strong with no sugar for me please

  75. Peter Watson - March 27, 2017 reply

    Very strong with a dash of skimmed milk and no sugar.

  76. kerry manners - March 27, 2017 reply

    Strong, dash of milk and no sugar 🙂

  77. milk and 2 sweetners x

  78. Sandra Clarke - March 27, 2017 reply

    I love a strong cup of tea with milk.

  79. just milk and a smile

  80. NO sugar and a dash of milk. I usually make it with a teabag in a mug but would love to go back to when my mum used to make it in a nice teapot – on a tray with a tray cloth – so elegant

  81. Helen Tovell - March 27, 2017 reply

    I too take it strong with a little milk and no sugar

  82. iain maciver - March 27, 2017 reply

    very weak with milk no sugar

  83. Tracey Peach - March 27, 2017 reply

    I love builders tea nice & strong made with rice milk no sugar 🙂 x

  84. Tara Clover - March 27, 2017 reply

    White, not too strong with 1 sugar, and maybe a hobnob or 2

  85. tamalyn roberts - March 27, 2017 reply

    with milk and one sugar

  86. Lorraine Stone - March 27, 2017 reply

    Very weak, a quick dunk of the teabag, milk, sweetex

  87. Sheena Batey - March 27, 2017 reply

    String with just a drop of milk and no sugar

  88. Louise Reeks - March 27, 2017 reply

    Strong with 2 sugars

  89. justine meyer - March 27, 2017 reply

    I take mine weak and milky x

  90. Dare I say it but I prefer peppermint tea, with the bag left in!

  91. Milk and two sugars…I’m still Ol’Skool! 😉

  92. Eileen Sumner - March 27, 2017 reply

    White, strong, no sugar and a slice of cake

  93. Really strong with full milk and one sugar

  94. martina deeley - March 27, 2017 reply

    i love earl grey with two sweeteners and a big glugg of milk!

  95. Sue Johnson - March 27, 2017 reply

    Strong,a little milk no sugar and red hot!

  96. Janette Pryor - March 27, 2017 reply

    I love tea & my partner loves tea, which is a very good thing because I’m always ‘putting the kettle on’. I mainly use teabags but always use a pot, a big blue Denby one as it makes the best tea. We both take milk and our teas of choice are English Breakfast, Assam and Earl Grey. We have a large choice of green and herbal teas too, good for a quick pick-me-up .

  97. Lisa Parker - March 27, 2017 reply

    Strong, with milk, no sugar

  98. Sarah Taylor-Fergusson - March 27, 2017 reply

    I like an English Breakfast tea made with soya milk. When I got my first job I bought my mum a Portmerion Botanic Garden teapot and she still uses it!

  99. I make my tea with milk and sugar!

  100. Paul Halling - March 27, 2017 reply

    no sugar plenty of milk for me and no sugar strong for Pammie

  101. Eleanor Beavan - March 27, 2017 reply

    I am absolutely addicted to tea ! I tend to take it with milk no sugar and occasionally with sweetners.

  102. Id love to do a real tea-tasting and discover the subtleties between e.g. Lapsang Suchong and Darjeeling. With all the herbal and green teas fashionable now, the old fashioned varieties have been forgotten. You know I don’t live in the UK but I would love to win this for my sister in London who is the only person in our family who doesn’t drink coffee – she’s a tea-only girl.
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  103. Just milk for me, unless it’s a herbal or fruit tea.

  104. Milky, no sugar

  105. Susan Smith - March 27, 2017 reply

    Love my tea strong, so i have just a tad of milk and two sugars

  106. debbie smith - March 27, 2017 reply

    milk and a sprinkle of sugar xx fab giveaway thankyou looks lovely x

  107. Angela Treadway - March 27, 2017 reply

    i have green tea with a spoonful of brown sugar x

  108. Phillipa ODonovan - March 27, 2017 reply

    STRONG. But strong because there’s a lot of tea, not because there’s not a lot of milk.
    No sugar. Preferably with cake.

  109. Laura Pritchard - March 27, 2017 reply

    Very milky & no sugar.

  110. Plenty milk & two sweetners!

  111. I take it strong with sugar

  112. Sare Davies - March 27, 2017 reply

    Weak with milk. If I make it in a pot, milk goes in first, if I make it with a tea bag, milk goes in last!

  113. Elisabeth Ries - March 27, 2017 reply

    Nice and strong, with milk and one sugar.

  114. Hayley Lynch - March 27, 2017 reply

    Herbal tea

  115. Paula daines - March 27, 2017 reply

    I have Green Tea with chopped ginger root and a dash of honey

  116. Karen hutchinson - March 27, 2017 reply

    Sweet and strong

  117. I love green tea!

  118. Adele Knight - March 27, 2017 reply

    Strong with a dash of milk!

  119. Lindsey Loughtman - March 27, 2017 reply

    Medium strong and milky in a pretty mug please

  120. Black and quite strong
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  121. Nicki Ramsay - March 27, 2017 reply

    Milk, no sugar, medium brown and as often as possible (I’m a bit of a tea addict!)

  122. Michelle smith - March 27, 2017 reply

    Milk and no sugar

  123. Ah, this sounds amazing! I love a good afternoon tea! And I like mine just milk, no sugar but not too milky.
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  124. Judith Allen - March 27, 2017 reply

    My partner likes strong Yorkshire tea, with milk and sugar. I like rosehip and hibiscus infusion.

  125. A lovely large cup of Yorkshire tea – no milk no sugar

  126. Kelly A townsend - March 28, 2017 reply

    Like my tea strong, dash of milk and 2 sugars xx

  127. Steve Dickinson - March 28, 2017 reply

    strong with a dash of milk

  128. Frances Sunshine Hopkins - March 28, 2017 reply

    Just a little milk

  129. jo liddement - March 28, 2017 reply

    I like my tea quite strong with milk but no sugar and i also love herbal teas aswell

  130. Lorna Ledger - March 28, 2017 reply

    Just to let you know – http://eepurl.com/QSnI5 – did not match any documents. – I take my tea strong with two sugars – here is my email address [email protected] 🙂 xx

  131. barbara daniels - March 28, 2017 reply

    milk, weakish and no sugar is the ultimate best ever

  132. Tracy Newton - March 28, 2017 reply

    I love Earl Grey Tea, brewed on a pot and served with just a splash of milk

  133. gemma brown - March 28, 2017 reply

    with just a dribble of milk

  134. Laura William - March 28, 2017 reply

    Dark tea with honey

  135. Robert William - March 28, 2017 reply

    Green tea is my favourite but if i drink tea then i drink a milky one with one spoon of sugar

  136. Sulphur Smith - March 28, 2017 reply

    Strong tea with little milk and no sugar

  137. Very strong tea with little milk and a slice of sponge cake

  138. I lije quite strong tea with little drops of milk but no sugar

  139. Helen Adams - March 28, 2017 reply

    Milk, no sugar

  140. Claire Nutman - March 28, 2017 reply

    Strong no sugar, beautiful comepetition thank you x

  141. I like my tea medium 🙂 My mother would love this set 🙂 x

  142. Milky alongside some tasty cake!

  143. I take my tea milky with two sugars! I would love to win this tea set and how nice that you created a virtual tea party for your mum too x

  144. Maria Hackett - March 28, 2017 reply

    I love mine with freshly grated ginger added to boiling water! love strong tea 🙂

  145. strong with milk 🙂

  146. I love my tea black with lemon! I’m odd – I know!

  147. Ahh there’s a Portmerion shop near me! They always have such beautiful items!
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  148. Ruth Harwood - March 29, 2017 reply

    Milk no sugar!! I prefer coffee but tea is gorgeous too!!

  149. Sian Budgen - March 29, 2017 reply

    I like green tea with nothing added

  150. Jade Hewlett - March 29, 2017 reply

    Milk and sugar

  151. Mary Mandreit - March 29, 2017 reply

    Very strong with a dash of milk

  152. What a gorgeous tea set! This would look fabulous in my new house, and I could invite my mother-in-law around for tea all the time (she likes Yorkshire tea, strong with a splash of milk, while I prefer herbal teas like peppermint and chamomile). I love it! x

  153. Gary Topley - March 29, 2017 reply

    Milk and Honey x

  154. Mr Nicholas Craig Bootle - March 29, 2017 reply

    Strong and sweet

  155. milk two sugars although ive been drinking alot of lavender tea lately and like it with lemon and honey

  156. Jill Dawson - March 29, 2017 reply

    I must admit that I do sometimes treat myself to a nice sit down with a cup of tea and it does taste better from a china cup. It also taste fantastic when accompanied by a nice cake or a scone. Or with a nice cheese scone fresh from the oven but that involves me making rather a lot of mess in the kitchen and doing rather a lot of clearing up before my cup of tea!

  157. I drink mainly green tea or other herbal teas no milk or sugar

  158. I love how pretty those cakes were. I am a huge tea fan – no sugar, splash of soy milk and strong. Perfect!
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  159. Michelle lintern - March 29, 2017 reply

    With milk

  160. Strong with a dash of milk.

  161. Jennifer Roberts - March 30, 2017 reply

    Splash of milk and two sugars however i’ve taken to a teaspoon of honey in the morning. Plain earl grey is pleasant in the evening two.

  162. properly!

  163. Thank you for the chance to win this, personally it is not for me but I have been to Portmerion before when I was little and loved it. I like me tea with 2 sugars and quite milky. X

  164. I like it with just a splash of milk.

  165. Good luck to all who enter! You’ve just intensified my desire for cake though!
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  166. Michae Griffin - March 30, 2017 reply

    From the pot with no milk or sugar

  167. Milk, one sugar

  168. Milk with one sugar

  169. Strong, milky, and with a chocolate biscuit!

  170. christina kennedy - March 31, 2017 reply

    strong with sugar or honey

  171. Samantha Atherton - March 31, 2017 reply

    I like my tea Green xx

  172. Proper brewed, but with a lot of milk and 2 sugars!

  173. It’s got to be hot, hot, hot with milk and no sugar

  174. Kim Neville - April 1, 2017 reply

    White with 1 sugar

  175. Earl Grey with honey, no milk.

  176. Katy Malkin - April 1, 2017 reply

    Just a couple of drops of almond milk, very strong

  177. It’s got to be strong Yorkshire Tea with a dash of milk. 🙂
    Though I am also quite partial to green teas too

  178. Becky Duffy - April 1, 2017 reply

    Very strong, just a dash of milk with 2 sugars

  179. Really strong with no sugar

  180. Kristy L Brown - April 2, 2017 reply

    I like mine with a dash of milk

  181. I take my tea with a splash of milk, no sugar, preferably made by my husband who makes the best tea

  182. Robert Price - April 2, 2017 reply

    I only drink coffee now

  183. Victoria Hall - April 2, 2017 reply

    From a teapot, milk in first

  184. MANDY DOHERTY - April 2, 2017 reply

    A little milk and a teaspoon of sugar

  185. Strong like builders tea

  186. Jemma Dwyer - April 2, 2017 reply

    milky and 2 sugars 🙂

  187. Really weak and milky, 1 dip teabag. No one ever asks me to make them a cuppa I wonder why

  188. Natalie Turner - April 3, 2017 reply

    Strong with a drop of milk. Nothing worse than a milky weak tea, yuck!

  189. karen scammell - April 3, 2017 reply

    black

  190. I take my tea like my men, strong and not too sweet 😉

  191. Christina Palmer - April 3, 2017 reply

    I like my tea, strong with a touch of milk and 1 sweetener

  192. Helen Clark - April 3, 2017 reply

    I love my tea very milky and with a sweetener (or sugar if I’m not behaving at Slimming World!)

  193. Rachel Craig - April 3, 2017 reply

    Weak and black.

  194. Strong with just a dash of milk

  195. Coffee is my fuel, tea is my treat. I love chai with a drop of honey and milk, or a nice strong oolong.

  196. laura cooper - April 3, 2017 reply

    Just with milk. No sugar!

  197. Strong, one sugar, teeny tiny drop of milk.

  198. Allan Wilson - April 4, 2017 reply

    In traditional builders style – milk & 2

  199. liz ferguson - April 4, 2017 reply

    no milk or sugar, and the teabag left in for a really strong cup xx

  200. Laura Whittle - April 4, 2017 reply

    Milk and one sugar x

  201. Melissa Lee - April 4, 2017 reply

    I like lots of sugar!

  202. Susan Hoggett - April 4, 2017 reply

    I like my tea nice and hot, brewed in a teapot with milk, no sugar

  203. Kimberley Ryan - April 4, 2017 reply

    I like my tea in many different ways, I think my favourite at the moment is green tea

  204. Suzanne Gaulton - April 4, 2017 reply

    My favourite is a nice Peppermint Tea!

  205. Gillian Holmes - April 4, 2017 reply

    Black no sugar or green tea.

  206. Lillian Fisher - April 4, 2017 reply

    Strong with just milk and has to be really hot.

  207. Joanna Kasznicki - April 4, 2017 reply

    strong with a splash of milk and 2 sugars

  208. Otilia Neagu - April 5, 2017 reply

    Milk and honey.

  209. MIlk and one sugar!

  210. Nat thomason - April 5, 2017 reply

    Earl grey with milk and biscuits

  211. michelle o'neill - April 5, 2017 reply

    milk and two sweetners x

  212. Stacey McKernan - April 5, 2017 reply

    I like my tea strong with a splash of milk.

  213. just with some milk! i used to have sugar but decided to cut it out! 🙂

  214. I like it not too strong with milk

  215. strong with milk – and a biscuit or scone

  216. Weak with milk & no sugar – Just show it the teabag !

  217. Lisa Wilkinson - April 5, 2017 reply

    Strong and black

  218. Angela McDonald - April 5, 2017 reply

    I take it with milk but no sugar

  219. Love my tea with milk.

  220. katrina walsh - April 6, 2017 reply

    Strong and white with no sugars for me x x

  221. Medium strength no sugar and a splash of milk

  222. I take it with a squeeze of lemon juice

  223. Hazel Murphy - April 6, 2017 reply

    Decaffinated , weak , with a splash of milk.

  224. I like it when the tea bag has been brewing a while!

  225. Christine Caple - April 6, 2017 reply

    Strong with milk

  226. I like my tea strong and white with two sweeteners x

  227. Lizzie Peet - April 6, 2017 reply

    Just black, no sugar or milk! Lovely and fresh!

  228. ADEINNE TONNER - April 6, 2017 reply

    I love my tea with milk and three sugars

  229. Black…..no milk…it ruins a good cuppa

  230. Paul Davies - April 6, 2017 reply

    Builders tea for me plus 1 spoon Halfspoon

  231. Whether ordinary tea or herbal I don’t like it too strong. Ordinary tea I add almond milk.

  232. JUSTINE EDWARDS - April 6, 2017 reply

    Tea poured first then milk added
    No Sugar

  233. Sophie Durcan - April 6, 2017 reply

    Herbal only!

  234. Emma Whittaker - April 7, 2017 reply

    Strong with milk and half a sugar 🙂

  235. Tracey Belcher - April 7, 2017 reply

    STRONG for me even witches brew

  236. Elizabeth Smith - April 7, 2017 reply

    White, one sugar please

  237. Rebecca Howells (@PeanutHog) - April 7, 2017 reply

    Milk and a sweetner (prefer a sugar lump!)

  238. Emma Wolski - April 7, 2017 reply

    I like fruit teas!

  239. Warm and wet, on the patio, in the sun, after a bit of gardening

  240. Sadiyya Maryam - April 8, 2017 reply

    I like my tea strong with only a little bit of milk and one sugar. Such a beautiful tea set. Many thanks for running this lovely giveaway.

  241. Allison Sherwood - April 8, 2017 reply

    I like mine quite strong with just a little milk and no sugar

  242. Black with several hobnobs!

  243. Greig spencer - April 8, 2017 reply

    with a little milk no sugar

  244. Milk and two sugars

  245. Martina Alban - April 8, 2017 reply

    I take my tea with small amount of cream

  246. Jennifer Gardner - April 8, 2017 reply

    Strong with a bit of milk

  247. Ann Skamarauskas - April 8, 2017 reply

    medium brew, in a china cup with a soya milk and a digestive to dunk

  248. Hannah Scudder - April 8, 2017 reply

    I like it milky with sugar.

  249. bella smyth - April 8, 2017 reply

    For me it gotta be strong, milky, with a chocolate biscuit or 2!

  250. Melanie Pennie - April 8, 2017 reply

    Medium – strong with a splash of skimmed milk ☕

  251. Victoria Prince - April 8, 2017 reply

    I like my tea black with no sugar 🙂 and if I had the choice would go for green tea but I am happy with “normal”!

  252. Tania Robinson - April 8, 2017 reply

    Not too weak but not too strong, with two sugars ☺

  253. Strong milky tea with no sugar.

  254. I like loose leaf earl grey with hemp milk but no sugar

  255. Teresa sheldon - April 8, 2017 reply

    I’d love to take my black tea no sugar in one of these lovely cups its gorgeous

  256. Katie Skeoch - April 8, 2017 reply

    Strong with a spot if milk

  257. Natalie Jones - April 8, 2017 reply

    Stewed but with a decent splash of milk!

  258. After dinner and before anything sweet or doing the washing up (quite strong, not too milky and half a teaspoon of sugar or a sweetener)

  259. Sheila Sloan - April 9, 2017 reply

    Medium strength with a splash of milk and no sugar.

  260. As it comes – black & unsweetened.

  261. vera Bahounkova - April 9, 2017 reply

    Very strong tea , no sugar

  262. janine atkin - April 9, 2017 reply

    strong, one sugar, a little milk

  263. Lucy Carter - April 9, 2017 reply

    Nice and strong, milk but no sugar

  264. Weak, teabag and semi-skimmed milk.

  265. Natasha R-M - April 9, 2017 reply

    I am a regular tea drinker – I drink it strong with a little soya milk and no sugar.

  266. Richard Tyler - April 9, 2017 reply

    Milk, 2 sugars 🙂

  267. patrick quilty - April 9, 2017 reply

    milk no sugar , earl grey in the morning

  268. Colin Gault - April 9, 2017 reply

    Strong milk 2 sugars

  269. Elspeth McMillan - April 9, 2017 reply

    Milk no sugar 😀

  270. christine WESTLAKE - April 9, 2017 reply

    decaf with almond milk!

  271. Builders tea, no sugar

  272. Claire Holtey - April 9, 2017 reply

    I like my tea stronger than is served here. One teabag for a pot! I prefer leaf tea, strong with a reasonable amount of milk. That is good tea, Twinings preferably

  273. Amanda Gregory - April 9, 2017 reply

    Black with a slice of lemon.

  274. Allan Fullarton - April 9, 2017 reply

    Strong, no milk.

  275. Mike Gerrie - April 9, 2017 reply

    one sugar and a wee drop of milk

  276. Danielle Pooley - April 9, 2017 reply

    Milk with two sugars

  277. Piping hot, strong with only a tiny bit of milk. Perfect 😀

  278. Alison G Ellis - April 9, 2017 reply

    Strong with almond milk

  279. With a little milk and no sugar in a big cup!
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  280. Angela Kelly - April 9, 2017 reply

    I prefer green tea.

  281. Cat Williams - April 9, 2017 reply

    With a touch of milk. Ideally Earl Grey!

  282. Serena La Pietra - April 9, 2017 reply

    I’m very particular about my tea and as I drink about eight cups a day, I have got my routine down pat. Teabag and one sugar in bone china cup, stays warmer for longer, add boiling water. Gently agitate until tea bag is fully submerged, leave to brew for four minutes. I set the over timer. Remove teabag and add semi skimmed milk until a well baked colour emerges. Voila! Perfect cup of tea. Did I say I was particular? 😉

  283. Julie Edwards - April 9, 2017 reply

    I love fruit or herbal teas

  284. chloe brill - April 9, 2017 reply

    little milk two sugars

  285. 2 and coo thank you very much 😉

  286. Nancy Bradford - April 9, 2017 reply

    Milk (in first) and no sugar for me please x

  287. Lynsie Lynn - April 9, 2017 reply

    The stronger the better 🙂 With a tiny dash of milk.. I normally have 3 Teabags per cup, my husband hates it, but he has his like Gnats Wee, the weaker the better (I just tease the teabag above the cup) lol. Thanks for the chance 🙂

  288. I find black tea rather bitter so go for lighter greens and speciality teas and drink them without milk or lemon.

  289. Sue Dorking - April 9, 2017 reply

    Love my tea white with no sugar but I’ll drink tea however it comes especially when it’s made especially for me!

  290. Jenny Jones - April 9, 2017 reply

    Milky not to strong with 2 sugars thanks

  291. Sarah Austin - April 9, 2017 reply

    Just regular tea with milk. Loose tea for a treat!

  292. DENISE WILDEN - April 9, 2017 reply

    Not too strong no sugar and a dash of milk that a lovely cup of tea for me.

  293. James Travis - April 9, 2017 reply

    Milk, no sugar

  294. Kirsty Woods - April 9, 2017 reply

    White with one 🙂

  295. Can only drink decaf … milk and no sugar!

  296. Milk no sugar 🙂

  297. Julie Scattergood - April 9, 2017 reply

    No sugar and very little milk. It’s a joke in our family that mine is ‘the last one out of the pot’

  298. jamie banks - April 9, 2017 reply

    milk 2 sugars x

  299. medium colour a little skimmed milk and one sugar

  300. Donna Caldwell - April 9, 2017 reply

    Little milk and one sugar

  301. Caroline Bourne - April 9, 2017 reply

    I like green tea in a lovely china teacup

  302. i like strong with milk and no sugar

  303. BARBY MADDEN - April 9, 2017 reply

    not to strong just a little milk and a little spoon of sugar ahhhhhhhhh need to put to put the kettle on now

  304. Amanda deacon - April 9, 2017 reply

    No sugar, little bit of milk, railway tea as my mum calls it

  305. weak, no sugar with a slice of lemon

  306. Sandra Blickett - April 9, 2017 reply

    White, no sugar please.

  307. Milk, no sugar

  308. Veronica Lopez-Smith - April 9, 2017 reply

    Milk and one sugar (maybe two when indulging)

  309. sheri Darby - April 9, 2017 reply

    I love my tea quite strong with very little milk and no sugar

  310. LAURA WHEATLEY - April 9, 2017 reply

    strong but milky… I know that sounds contradictory lol… I like to brew the tea bag a while but then add a decent amount of milk 😀

  311. Ellen Stafford - April 9, 2017 reply

    With milk and 2 sugars

  312. Milky no sugar

  313. Earl Grey, fairly weak, with milk please!

  314. Sam Furniss - April 9, 2017 reply

    Not too strong, not much milk and one sugar

  315. Amazing prize!

  316. no sugar and milk

  317. donna l jones - April 9, 2017 reply

    milk no sugar

  318. Kate Phillips - April 9, 2017 reply

    I have tea regularly through the day. It’s my favourite drink. Milk, no sugar – I can hardly believe I used to have sugar in it years ago.

  319. Strong, milk and one sugar

  320. Natalie Gillham - April 10, 2017 reply

    Strong and sweet with lots of milk.

  321. Charmian Filewood - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milk and 2 sugars

  322. david cavender - April 10, 2017 reply

    just milk

  323. Rose Stephenson - April 10, 2017 reply

    I don’t like regular tea, but I do enjoy mint tea which is lovely as it is.

  324. Jamie C Millard - April 10, 2017 reply

    just a splash of milk and 2 sugars.

  325. “as it comes” with milk , but must be in a china cup, really annoys me when i get a cup of tea in a cafe in a disposable cup.

  326. Ema Reader-Powney - April 10, 2017 reply

    Nice and strong, well brewed but not stewed and a good dash of milk!

  327. Karl Borowy - April 10, 2017 reply

    STRONG MILK NO SUGAR IN MUG

  328. Louise Ryves - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milk no sugar

  329. Karen Painter - April 10, 2017 reply

    With milk and 1 sugar

  330. strong, but milky with a little sugar

  331. Christine Hobbs - April 10, 2017 reply

    I make a big mug like a bucket and use two teabags. Regular amount of milk and no sugar. Love a digestive or oat biscuit with mine but absolutely no dunking of the biscuit x

  332. Jenny Rogers - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milk in first, then not too strong or weak, no sugar thanks.

  333. Susan Trubey - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milk, no sugar

  334. everything stops for tea

  335. Tricia cowell - April 10, 2017 reply

    A little milk and one sugar

  336. With lots of milk 🙂

  337. emma davison - April 10, 2017 reply

    strong, white, no sugar

  338. I like my tea not too strong with a splash of milk in a china mug

  339. elaine stokes - April 10, 2017 reply

    strong, dash of milk

  340. Hayley Todd - April 10, 2017 reply

    I love my tea with no sugar and just a little splash of milk!

  341. natalee gosiewski - April 10, 2017 reply

    very strong milk and 2 sugars

  342. Theresa Alison - April 10, 2017 reply

    mine is black no sugar x I cannot have milk in my drinks as I just don’t like the taste I prefer it without x

  343. olivia kirby - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milk in last, strong, no sugar

  344. soya milk two brown sugars

  345. Sarah Parker - April 10, 2017 reply

    weak 🙂

  346. With a drop of milk

  347. ELZBIETA ZNYK - April 10, 2017 reply

    With milk.

  348. Melanie Burton - April 10, 2017 reply

    With a tiny amount of milk as I like it strong and 1 sweetener

  349. Stephanie whitehurst - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milky. 2 sugars

  350. Strong, with the tiniest dash of milk and some sweetener!

  351. Rachael Sexey - April 10, 2017 reply

    Strong milk no sugar

  352. Simon Keeping - April 10, 2017 reply

    It has to be white with two sweeteners and strong, very strong!!

  353. Strong, dash of milk and 1 sugar.

  354. no milk or sugar for me!
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  355. Carly Belsey - April 10, 2017 reply

    I like my tea like baby tea, very weak, in a huge builder’s mug as everyone calls it at work. On the website I love the Common Vetch flower design, very pretty with the butterflies

  356. Rachel white - April 10, 2017 reply

    Hot & milky with one sugar!

  357. Fiona Mallard - April 10, 2017 reply

    I drink Earl Grey, not too strong with just a splash of milk

  358. claire little - April 10, 2017 reply

    I don’t.

  359. Jessica Hutton - April 10, 2017 reply

    Just with milk xx

  360. Strong, Milk with no sugar yum

  361. Michaela Jennings - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milky with 2 sweeteners

  362. Joanne smith - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milky and generally accompanied with a biscuit!

  363. Tracey S Anderson - April 10, 2017 reply

    Strong with 2 sugars 🙂 x

  364. Chris Fletcher - April 10, 2017 reply

    Not too strong with a splash of milk and no sugar, and if I’m really lucky with a slice of homemade victoria sponge!

  365. Sheril Francis - April 10, 2017 reply

    I love Earl grey with touch if milk and coconut biscuit

  366. paula cheadle - April 10, 2017 reply

    strong and sweet

  367. Tamsin Dean - April 10, 2017 reply

    love my tea really strong tasting but not too hot, with a dash of milk

  368. weak, one sugar and quite milky

  369. Jaynealicia - April 10, 2017 reply

    Depends on time of year but in summer I occasionally make a pot of 1 Earl Grey bag and 1 Yorkshire Tea bag. I find Earl Grey on its own a little too scented but this mixed pot is beautifully refreshing

  370. Stephen Little - April 10, 2017 reply

    White, no sugar!

  371. Emma Louise Elliott - April 10, 2017 reply

    Strong, two sugars and a drop of milk please xxx

  372. Audra bland - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milky no sugar 🙂 it’s a gorgeous set 🙂

  373. Most often i make a quick mug of tea using a tea bag but when there is more time , i use a teapot and allow it ti stew because I like my tea strong and sweet!

  374. Lynne OConnor - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milk and one sugar

  375. tammi nutting - April 10, 2017 reply

    milky , i hate builders tea lol

  376. Jayne Kelsall - April 10, 2017 reply

    Strong with two sugars and a little milk .x

  377. Sparklett21 - April 10, 2017 reply

    Teabag in, boiling water in, teabag straight out & a teaspoon of skim milk!!

  378. CAROL PATRICK - April 10, 2017 reply

    Fairly strong, a little milk, no sugar

  379. earl grey tea served black but not too strong

  380. John Jewett - April 10, 2017 reply

    Medium to strong

  381. Milk and a little sugar

  382. Jess Berkeley - April 10, 2017 reply

    I take my tea with 2 sugars and a drop of milk

  383. Daphne Monk - April 10, 2017 reply

    Strong with milk

  384. Splash of milk, no sugar – its the only way!
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  385. Lucy Chester - April 10, 2017 reply

    I love my tea with lots of milk and no sugar

  386. cat jamison - April 10, 2017 reply

    Just milk

  387. Hannah Wynne - April 10, 2017 reply

    With a splash of soya or almond milk

  388. Sheena Read - April 10, 2017 reply

    Breakfast but fairly strong and just a dash of milk.

  389. sue mcdermott - April 10, 2017 reply

    white, no sugar please

  390. Jacqueline Roberts - April 10, 2017 reply

    With a dash of milk and 2 sugars

  391. sallyann Johnston - April 10, 2017 reply

    I love a good strong tea with a little milk & no sugar

  392. Quite strong with milk
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  393. kirsty broadhead - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milk and two sugars!

  394. Victoria Buchanan - April 10, 2017 reply

    Everyday cuppa white with one sugar, but I like an adventurous pot of loose leaf tea sometimes and for that you really want to leave it alone 🙂

  395. Pauline Dring - April 10, 2017 reply

    I like strong tea with a small amount of milk. I also drink lots of Camomile tea.

  396. Weak with milk and one sugar.

  397. Michelle Wild - April 10, 2017 reply

    Black with honey.

  398. I just love a cup of tea with milk and not to strong Soothing!!!!!!!!

  399. Kathleen Brown - April 10, 2017 reply

    If it’s a mug of tea then, a strong tea bag like Yorkshire Tea. If it’s in a tea pot then Earl Grey loose tea, with a slice of lemon. Delicious!

  400. laura stewart - April 10, 2017 reply

    2 sugars and milk 🙂

  401. I have to have my tea strong, with just a tiny splash of milk & 2 sugars. Assam tea is my favourite.

  402. Rebecca Hussey - April 10, 2017 reply

    With a dash of milk

  403. Karen Dixon - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milk , no sugar

  404. Classic milk with no sugar

  405. Corinne Peat - April 10, 2017 reply

    I like mine strong with a dash of milk

  406. Rebecca roberts - April 10, 2017 reply

    Very strong slight bit of milk and one sugar

  407. karen Howden - April 10, 2017 reply

    A tiny bit of milk no sugar, not stewed

  408. I like my tea strong with milk and 2 sugars

  409. Strong, milky and sweet 🙂

  410. Tricia Rasberry - April 10, 2017 reply

    fruit teas for me

  411. Jade Rogers - April 10, 2017 reply

    Same way I like my men..
    Strong and sweet

    Thankyou for the chance

  412. Amanda Johnson - April 10, 2017 reply

    I have now managed to get used to drinking it with no sugar but I like it strong with lots of milk.

  413. Heather Tinkler - April 10, 2017 reply

    Just a dash of milk, no sugar

  414. black because once you go black you never go back

  415. Emma Walton - April 10, 2017 reply

    I have Earl Grey tea leaves and like my tea strong with one small sugar.

  416. Milk & Two
    I was once at an afternoon tea with an etiquette expert who told us that the queen has a mix of english breakfast tea and earl grey in the pot, so naturally thats what we all ordered and it was delicious

  417. claire fawkner - April 10, 2017 reply

    Milk and no sugar as I am sweet enough! x

  418. I like green tea with half teaspoon of sugar 🙂

  419. Lindsey Kent - April 10, 2017 reply

    Medium with almond milk, just perfect!

  420. Miss Tracy Hanson - April 10, 2017 reply

    Strong with milk, but no sugar. 🙂 Weened myself off from having 2 sugars a few years ago.

  421. Tea sugar dash boiling water then pour in the milk x

  422. David Woollin - April 10, 2017 reply

    black…and leave the bag in…yeah…I am one of those!

  423. Suzanne Brown - April 10, 2017 reply

    weak with milk, no suager.

  424. Milky with 2 sugars!

  425. Jeremy Andrews - April 10, 2017 reply

    Strong with a bit of milk

  426. Natalie Crossan - April 10, 2017 reply

    milk 2 sugars xx

  427. strong, with milk, no sugar. love london fog – earl grey lavender

  428. Cathryn Crawshaw - April 10, 2017 reply

    Strong but milky for me

  429. Jennifer Stevenson - April 10, 2017 reply

    decaff with milk

  430. olivia hinton - April 10, 2017 reply

    herbal with a tiny bit of sugar

  431. George Wright - April 10, 2017 reply

    No milk, no sugar!

  432. fairly weak, no milk, or sugar

  433. Adrian Bold - April 10, 2017 reply

    A touch of milk, 2 sugars.

  434. Oksana Fitzgerald - April 10, 2017 reply

    with milk and no sugar

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