One thing that England is renowned for is its love for and quality of the afternoon tea. London not only offers some of the best English afternoon teas available, but it also offers a range of different and unusual ways to enjoy the traditional British treat. Here are some of our favourites:
BB Bus Afternoon Tea
This vintage London Double Decker Bus will drive you around Central London, showing off some of the city’s best sights and landmarks whilst you indulge in a variety of finger sandwiches, high tea, cakes, and pastries.
The tour lasts approximately one hour and thirty minutes from the London Eye, and costs £45.00 Per Person.
The TL See Afternoon Tea at Swissotel The Howard
Tea, London, and Sightseeing are combined into one at The Swissotel at The Howard. The clever pastry team have reproduced nine of London’s iconic landmarks as shortbreads and 3D chocolates to complement their traditional afternoon tea.
The afternoon tea is available daily from 13:00pm – 19:00pm and costs approximately £20.00 - £30.00 Per Person
River Thames City Cruise Afternoon Tea
Enjoy a London afternoon discovering the magic of The City from The River Thames, with sandwiches, pastries, and scones, as well as an assortment of teas and musical delights from the resident solo pianist.
The cruise departs Embankment pier at 15:30pm and returns at 16:45pm, costing from £29.50 Per Person
Mad Hatters Afternoon Tea
Inspired by the famous Alice in Wonderland film and production, and offering dainty sandwiches and home baked savoury and sweet scones served on bespoke crockery, the Mad Hatters Afternoon Tea at Sanderson is both classic and fun for both adults and children.
Afternoon Tea is served daily, priced from £38.00 Per Person
Claridge’s Afternoon Tea
Claridges – set in the luxury location of Mayfair – have continued the nation's 150 year old culinary heritage in their classic afternoon tea, offering excellent combinations of finger sandwiches, warm scones, and sweet pastries. The main highlight is, of course, Britain’s favourite tipple – tea, with a wide selection on offer from Regional English to herbal fusions.
Served daily from 15:00pm, The Afternoon Tea is priced from £50.00 Per Person and is the perfect way to catch up with friends or celebrate important events!