With lots of Afternoon Teas on offer in London it can be tricky to pick out the right one for you. Here’s a few of Love London Love Culture’s suggestions…
Gin and Jam Afternoon Tea at Hush, Mayfair: for those who like their afternoons slightly more quirky, head to Hush to dine on all sorts of treats combined with a signature cocktail and tea. Starting with your choice of welcome cocktail, made from Hush’s unique boutique gin along with your choice of combination like emperor’s tea and pear liqueur, hibiscus and cacao liqueur, or pineapple, ginger and rhubarb. You’ll then move on to the delicious sandwiches and scones (with jam made exclusively for Hush by Wendy Brandon) before sampling some sweet treats such as raspberry ripple lollipops, milk chocolate and passion fruit jaffa cakes and lemon curd tarts.
Afternoon Tea for Two at The Ritz: for those who are really looking to splash out will want to experience an Afternoon Tea at The Ritz. When seated in the Palm Court, you will be treated to a selection of delicate finger sandwiches with classic fillings, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and preserves, and an assortment of delicious cakes and pastries. It is the ultimate afternoon tea experience in London.
Cream tea for two at Harrods: if you happen to be in the area, why not take a break from shopping by sitting down and enjoying a cream tea in London’s iconic shopping store. The Harrod’s Terrace cream tea offers a plain and fruit scone alongside Harrods own homemade preserve and a pot of tea chosen from a wide range of Harrods Fine Teas.
Alice in Wonderland Themed Afternoon Tea at Taj 51 Hotel: this afternoon tea inspired by Lewis Carroll’s famous work, features a number of treats named after characters including: finger sandwiches, including ‘Alice’ and the ‘Fish Footman’ followed by a ‘Drink Me’ strawberry potion, ‘Queen of Hearts’ mango tarts, ‘Pocket Watch’ bubble gum macaroon.
Spa day complete with Glam Rock Tea for Two at K West Hotel and Spa: completely indulge you and someone special with a spa day and afternoon tea. Make full use of the facilities which include a sauna, sanarium, fully-equipped gym, aromatherapy steam room, hydrotherapy pool, foot baths and London’s very first snow paradise (originating in Finland) before heading to the hotel’s modern studio kitchen for afternoon tea. This afternoon tea has been given a glam-rock makeover and includes mini-clubs and rainbow brioche sliders along with sweet treats such as berry scones, sorbet cones and a selection of macaroons.