Her Majesty's royal butler, Grant Harrold, says the Queen “enjoys her Assam or her Earl Grey the traditional way, made with tea leaves in a teapot and poured into a fine bone china teacup.
You might as well try a cup of the queen's favorite. It's been reported that Her Majesty often enjoyed Twinings of London Earl Gray Black Tea — a classic and all-natural selection that includes notes of citrus and bergamot — with a splash of milk and no sugar.
Kensington's Favourite Kettle
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth has been known to make Newey & Bloomer's Simplex Buckingham Tea Kettle her go-to wedding gift! Both Prince Charles and Prince William received her Majesty's best wishes (and cup of tea) with this iconic, solid copper kettle.
After famously sharing the royal scone recipe, Buckingham Palace then moved onto her favourite sponge cake. They said: “The Victoria Sponge was named after Queen Victoria, who regularly ate a slice of sponge cake with her tea, each afternoon!
Scones with jam and clotted cream
English tea scones regularly appeared in Queen Elizabeth's afternoon tea selection, and they were always served with jam and clotted cream (cream heated rather than whipped to thicken).
With her four daily drinks, Queen Elizabeth easily clinches a high rank among boozy world leaders, though her 65 years of practice on the throne do give her a pretty handy advantage.
The Queen preferred grilled fish or chicken, served simply with vegetables. She generally skipped starches like potatoes, grains, or rice during her evening meal. What is this?
This beautiful black tea was said to be one of Princess Diana's favourite teas, the Emperor Rose Congou is a blend of black teas from India and China layered 5 times with Rose Petals.
The duchess prefers mint tea
There are few things more quintessentially British than a cup of tea, but despite being part of the royal family, Meghan Markle reportedly doesn't partake in the tradition.
Britain is famous for being a tea drinking country, with many brands offering a variety of choices. But of all those available, PG Tips is the most popular.
When it comes to smelling good, the Queen is said to use Floris London.
The ultimate secret was revealed by the Queens Royal Butler. Yes, none other than Mr Grant Harrold, her personal butler shared the Queen's preference. The insight into the monarch's tea-drinking habit was startling. The Queen prefers to pour her tea and then add milk if she is having tea with milk.
Queen Victoria's favourite tea is recorded as Earl Grey tea, a China black tea infused with Oil of Bergamot, and served with her favourite shortbread biscuits.
Black Tea is the most bought and used in England. General stores' shelves are filled with this tea and people are usually offered this drink in any homes they may visit. This tea is believed to be real for a cup of tea in Britain.
Grant went on to note that the Queen always adds milk to the cup after the tea because it is the "proper" way of doing things. "Since the 18th century, the 'proper' way of brewing tea has been to serve tea before milk, and this is something that the British royals adhere to,” he said.
The Beatle co-lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist, was a Brit to the core. He was particularly fussy about his tea - and the way it was made! He always ensured his favourite tea - English Breakfast in tea bag, was put in first and then hot water was poured.
Black Tea. Perhaps the most famous, and most popular, tea in the world, black tea is a staple in many households. There are several types of black tea in the market, but Ceylon tea is widely considered to be one of the finest brews.
Butterbeer. Harry drank deeply. It was the most delicious thing he'd ever tasted and seemed to heat every bit of him from the inside. Of course, the OG of wizarding world drinks is Butterbeer – a comforting, warming pick-me-up that Harry and his friends enjoyed on numerous occasions.
The Duchess likes her tea with a little bit of milk
We already know the Duchess of Cambridge's tea preference is very traditional after a Kilcooley Women's Centre said on Twitter following her visit to the Ark Open Farm: "Just like us little bit of milk.... so down to earth we were enchanted."
According to the website, Celebrity Fragrance Guide, Princess Diana had a selection of fragrances she liked to wear, most notably Hermes 24 Faubourg, Penhaligon's Bluebell Cologne, and Creed Royal Water which was created especially for her.
Princess Diana's last meal was Dover sole, vegetable tempura, and a mushroom asparagus omelette at L'Espadon at the Ritz Paris. It's been 20 years since she died in a car crash.
According to an interview McGrady gave to the DailyMail, the Queen hated garlic and forbade dishes containing the ingredient from being served at any table she was seated at. However, just as some royal family members love shellfish even though Her Majesty avoids it, the Queen's husband was a big fan of garlic.
Queen Elizabeth II
The monarch has also enjoyed a kebab in the past. We never expected that! Royal correspondent Jayne Seymour revealed that Krazy Kebabs takeaway in Swaffham got a delivery order by telephone to Sandringham House.
How many meals does the Queen eat in a day? McGrady says the Queen has four meals a day - but only eats small portions at each. In a series of YouTube Q&A videos, he says that during his time as her personal chef between 1982 and 1993, the Queen would eat breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner.