More and more smaller cafe’s are now being taken over by the big chains. Here is a good example of the results of these monopoly takeovers.
THE VICTORIA & ALBERT ARE THE MOST EXPENSIVE FOR A CUP OF TEA!
I today visited the Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington, and had an enjoyable visit – until I went to their café.
Once again I was dismayed to see how visitors are being fleeced by prices. The difference this time was that ANY type of tea, including such cheaper options as the typical English Breakfast tea, will cost you £2.65p for a small cup (and even drinking chocolate will cost you £2.95).
I notice it looks like they are also using the ‘loose leaf tea’ large tea bags con as well. (An extra large tea bag is still not loose leaf tea.) Surely this must be a breach of the trade descriptions act.
Once again London’s museums show us why it is that tourists often never return to…
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