Definition of 'afternoon tea'
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He tells me they do a fantastic afternoon tea. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Have afternoon tea in one of the genteel sitting rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the relaxation of that afternoon tea party didn’t last. Smithsonian Mag (2017)I spied the afternoon tea being served and will definitely try that in the future. The Sun (2016)HOW could you improve afternoon tea on a Pullman train? The Sun (2016)The quintessentially British afternoon tea. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Champagne is served with afternoon tea, though you may want to stick to drinking in the views of Dartmoor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps it was the afternoon tea vouchers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Afternoon tea on the terrace is also a treat. The Sun (2011)I was just going to take their afternoon tea in. The Glasgow Girls (1994)I am talking about a proper afternoon tea party. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Don't miss the afternoon tea. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is a lot of afternoon tea and watching the horse racing on TV. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Afternoon tea includes home-made cakes and biscuits, and on three of the six nights a cheese board is produced at the end of dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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