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My name is Samuel, I’m a French-British foodie, teaholic and serial traveller. I created this website to share my worldwide experiences and provide unbiased food reviews and travel recommendations.

Sam’s Travels & Food Reviews aka Afternoon Tea Reviews is for people who enjoy travelling, tea and food. Whether it’s in a five-star hotel or in a small tea-shop, on a sunny terrace or in a hidden basement, good food never fails to bring me immense pleasure. I’m very happy to share that pleasure with you and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Afternoon Tea Reviews

Afternoon Tea at the Waldorf Astoria Berlin – Review ★★★★★

After some rather underwhelming experiences at the Shard and the Elbphilarmonie, I try to manage my expectations when I go ...
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Afternoon Tea at Prince de Galles Paris – Review ★★☆☆☆ (English/Anglais)

I never had a bad afternoon tea in France until now. Every hotel had its own strengths and weaknesses but ...
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Afternoon at La Réserve Paris Hotel & Spa – Review ★★★★★ (English/Anglais)

The Réserve Paris Hotel & Spa is a newcomer in the city and I'll admit I had never heard about ...
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Afternoon Tea at the Mandarin Oriental Munich – Review ★★★★★

The Mandarin Oriental Munich was my second afternoon tea in a row while visiting the Bavarian capital. I was looking ...
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Afternoon Tea at the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski Munich – Review ★★★★★

I tagged along for a quick weekend in Munich while my better half attended a conference so I had carte ...
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Afternoon Tea at the Four Seasons Istanbul at Sultanahmet – Review ★★★☆☆

There are two Four Seasons Hotels in Istanbul: The Four Seasons Istanbul on the Bosphorus and the Four Seasons Istanbul ...
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Afternoon Tea at the Ritz-Carlton Istanbul – Review ★★★★☆

The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul serves an afternoon tea with a view of the Bosphorus. It has many merits which make it ...
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Raffles Istanbul Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea at the Raffles Istanbul Zorlu Center – Review ★★★★★

The Raffles Istanbul Zorlu Center serves one of the best afternoon teas I have ever had. If you fancy a ...
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Breakfast & Brunch Reviews

Sunday Brunch Buffet at the Grand Hotel Vienna – Review ★★★☆☆

Do you enjoy a brunch with a view? The Hotel Grand Ferdinand Vienna is home to the "Grand Étage Restaurant" ...
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Sunday Brunch Buffet at Hotel Grand Ferdinand Vienna – Review ★★★★☆

Do you enjoy a brunch with a view? The Hotel Grand Ferdinand Vienna is home to the "Grand Étage Restaurant" ...
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Breakfast at Hotel Sacher Vienna

Breakfast Buffet at Hotel Sacher Vienna – Review ★★★★★

The Hotel Sacher Vienna is a world-famous establishment which is renowned for its speciality: the "Original Sacher-Torte". While it is ...
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Breakfast & Brunch at Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna

Breakfast & Brunch at Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna – Review ★★★★★

After reviewing their excellent afternoon tea, I was keen on trying the Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna breakfast and brunch buffet ...
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Lunch & Dinner Reviews

Dinner at Restaurant FACH Bratislava – Review ★★★★★

It is unfortunate but Bratislava doesn't have any afternoon tea for me to write about. However, the city has plenty ...
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Restaurant Le Ciel by Toni Mörwald

Dinner at Restaurant Le Ciel at the Grand Hotel Vienna – Review ★★★★★

Vienna may not be famous for its cuisine but it is home to several gastronomical restaurants, including 10 Michelin-starred restaurants ...
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Agust Gastrobar Barcelona

Dinner at Agust Gastrobar Barcelona – Review ★★★★★ 2017 update (English/Anglais)

If you happen to visit Catalonia and fancy a little gastronomical break, I strongly recommend hitting the Agust Gastrobar Barcelona. Hands down one the best ...
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Dinner at Chez Elles Bistroquet, London – Review ★★★★★

Fancy some traditional and yet affordable French cuisine in London? The "Chez Elles Bistroquet" on Brick lane serves amazing food for brunch, ...
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