Vintage Vibes at Metrodeco – enjoy jiving and cocktails

After the success of our Tea Dance with Sussex Swing as part of the brilliant Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival we are very excited about our latest Vintage Vibes night this Friday (September 4th) and introducing some new people to … Continue reading

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Burlesque performer and cabaret singer Elsie Diamond!

Elsie Diamond is back. She may be small in stature but she she is big on performance. A delightful singer and titillating burlesque performer she will be singing classics from the 30s, 40s and 50s. Her eclectic repertoire, with a … Continue reading

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Tea cocktails – 1930s style!

By Michael Taggart By Helen Taggart, tea cocktails correspondent Long Island Iced Tea is arguably the best known cocktail and with the ingredients including tequila, rum and vodka, it’s quite likely one of the most potent too. But the truth … Continue reading

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The Great British Tea Survey

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[INFOGRAPHIC] A history of tea

Just a quick post to highlight this great infographic. For further reading, we’ve posted a history of tea. Source: A Health Blog

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Our matcha green tea on the Healthy Eating Blog

We’re delighted have had our matcha green tea featured on the wonderful Healthy Eating Blog. Dianne, who reviewed the matcha alongside our Liberty Spirit detox tea and Rockerfella Cleansing peppermint and spearmint infusion, said “a little goes a long way and I topped … Continue reading

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Gluten free, vegetarian and vegan afternoon teas; new treats from Metrodeco

Our gluten free afternoon tea was an obvious recent inclusion on our menu. Not only are more people discovering they are coeliac and/or wheat intolerant but more and more are discovering the joys of afternoon tea. Because of our reputation for … Continue reading

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Caffeine during pregnancy, a guide to the best teas

For many women, caffeine during pregnancy is a no-no. But does this mean pregnant women should always avoid tea? Today I’m looking at the various teas and infusions to guide you to the best choices during pregnancy. But let’s start … Continue reading

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Cream tea – the secret to serving the best in Brighton

Brighton is bustling with quality cafés and tea shops and so to attempt the best cream tea requires a real passion for the tradition. We’re proud of our cream tea (only £5.60, book here!) – but you’ll no doubt have … Continue reading

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Flowering tea – history, culture and how it is made

Flowering tea is the Cleopatra of tea blends – flirty, exotic and a little magical. It comes in balls made from beautiful aromatic flowers woven by hand into finest green or white tea to form compact shapes about the size … Continue reading

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