Mid 1800s

It wasn’t until around 1850 “that five o’clock tea in the drawing room became an institution.”¹ Even though, these afternoon tea affairs varied by country and by circle, it was evident that these tea gatherings became an exclusive event for the aristocratic ladies.¹ What started off as refreshments to calm ones hunger turned into a … Continue reading Mid 1800s

The Legend

As it’s impossible to know the exact date for when the first tea was served for an afternoon affair, the tradition of afternoon tea has been attributed to Anna Maria, 7th Duchess of Bedford.¹ It is said the Duchess experienced a “sinking feeling” during the long hours between the light luncheon and dinner at 8:00 PM.¹ … Continue reading The Legend


Welcome to Enamour'Daily - a blog about my journey to discovering the best afternoon tea experience! A Tea Room/Lounge review will be posted on this site. Afternoon tea related factoids can be found on Enamour'Daily's official instagram page. Also, pease feel free to email suggestions of tearooms to visit as well as any questions you … Continue reading Welcome