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The 10 Best Places For Afternoon Tea In London

The 10 Best Places For Afternoon Tea In London

If you're looking for some of the best places for an afternoon tea in London, these are the top spots that you need to go to! These quirky cafes have the best atmosphere, and will definitely leave you wanting more!

Are you one of those people that have 10 tea cups a day? So are most Londoners- the place where everything is centered around tea and scones. Here’s a list of 10 places in London for an afternoon tea with friends.

This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

1. Brown’s Hotel

If you want a traditional British tea experience for a healthy indulgence, head to the English tea room at the Brown’s hotel in mayfair-vegan, dairy & gluten free menus are available with 24 hours notice or 48 hours for halal/kosher. A Gluten free “tea-tox’ menu is also offered.

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This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

2. The Dorchester

This tea place offers unlimited finger sandwiches and amazing amuse bouches- added bonus: The pianist will take any in demand music you wish( Classic or modern).

This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

3. The Langham

If you’re having an afternoon tea day with your family you might want to choose this place. The grandeur of the surrounding makes it appropriate for younger diners & the sandwiches are cut into funny shapes, not to forget the complimentary teddy bear for each child. Perfect if you have children coming with you.

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This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

4. Sketch

The pretty pink interior and the domed ceiling of this place gives the illusion that you’re dining inside a giant macaroon. The sensory tour of the various brews is given while tea & champagne are served in a theatrical manner by a member of the staff.

This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

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5. Fortnum & Mason

This place has the best tea selection, a high quality choice of sandwiches & cakes-If you’re new to the whole tea thing, you might be taught how to smell, steep & sip tea the right way as well as have the chance to sample various brands of teas, both popular & rare. What’s not to love ?

This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

6. Sosharu

For a non traditional afternoon tea experience, head to this Japanese tea place where everything is served in moderation-Quality over quantity. The Kokicha with cherry blossom tea is one to try.

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This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

7. Claridge’s

If you’re celebrating something, this is the place to go for the elegance of the interior, the pianist, and the excellence of the tea & food. This place won’t deceive you.

This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

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8. Shangri-la at the Shard

If you’re easily impressed by views and would love to sip on your tea while looking out from the tallest building in London, then this Chinese restaurant might be perfect for an Afternoon tea-With an exclusive selection of over 30 teas.

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This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

9. Hotel Cafe Royal

This place shares its property with the perfumery Diptyque, that’s why the sweets are inspired by Diptique’s best-selling candles (expect lots of rose, blackcurrant, lemon and vanilla) & the variety of tea blends is vast-one of the favourites is the Oscar, inspired by frequest visitor Oscar Wilde.

This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

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10. Mondrian hotel

If you enjoy alcohol but also want to have tea, then here’s your perfect place-The Seventies-inspired Wyld afternoon tea serves light yet potent cocktails with artfully presented sweet and savoury bites & bergamot liqueur infused with rosehip and lavender in the palette. One to try: The foamy ‘Fluff & Fold Royale’ prosecco cocktail, adorned with a pistachio-powdered lemon marshmallow and mixed with fresh basil, orange bitters and a cacao liqeuer.

This is one of the best places to snag an afternoon tea in London!

 

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Are you a fan of tea ? Would you go to any of these places for an afternoon tea  in London? Let us know in the comments below!

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