For a perfect English Breakfast we want to suggest the historycal Tea Room in the heart of Rome: Babingtons. We ask some information of this delicious plase at the last heiress. Sit down, and sipping an amazing tea.
Babingtons is history, culture and charme. It’s fantastic tale of four generations. This tale starts at the end of 800 and arrives until today. Behind there’s great passion: the spirit of two women, that had been passed down from their family. Babingtons is a jump in England. In this place you can immerse yourself in the culture of tea: tasting historycal and new mixtures, studied specially for its.
The Tea Room more famous of Spagna Square.
Today we can find Chiara Bedini e Rory Bruce, the great-grandchildren of one co- founder: Isabel Cargill. The young english miss arrived in Rome at the end of 800, with a young friend Anna Maria Babington. While they’re visiting Rome, they noticed that there isn’t a tea room in the Capital, so they wanted to open one.
In 1893 they opened in Spagna Square Babingtons: a tea room where you could sipping a hot tea in a relaxed and elegant climate.
«Our english breakfast has some variations in our menù. Our basic proposal is: omelette scrable or poached with irish smoked bacon, tomatoes and grilled mushroom, toasted homemade bread with butter, different kind of jam and exclusive mixtures of tea, coffee and cappuccino».
Chiara Bedini tell us: «the most loved of English is the black tea, especially our blends of black tea: special blend, the first blend create for Babingtons by my father in 1950, the best seller still. It based on: ceylon, darjeeling e china keemun, you can drink it with a bit of milk and sugar, just the way English like it».
«Another historical mixture, loved by English, is the Royal Blend, created and donated to Queen Elizabeth during the her journey in Rome in 2000. It’s a mixture composed by darjeeling black tea, china keemun black tea e formosa oolong (half-oxidized tea), with some caffeine, you can drink this tea like the other one, with milk and sugar».
«At the end there’s another black tea mixtures, Scottish Blend, a blend recently creates, with a strong taste, based on
assam e ceylon». It’s perfect for breakfast!
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