Looking to treat someone special or for something to enhance your trip to London? Why not check out these afternoon teas?

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea at One Aldwych: why not embrace your inner child and experience this unique afternoon tea inspired by Roald Dahl’s classic book. The menu includes delicious treats such as fabulously fluffy floss, blue as a blueberry chocolate tart and not quite as it seems salmon and beetroot macron. Served every Wednesday to Sunday from 12pm to 4pm, it is £52 or with a glass of champagne or cocktails £63.

Tipsy Tea at Mr Fogg’s House of Botanicals in Fitzrovia: for those who enjoy something a bit more eccentric, why not come along and experience this afternoon tea which enables you to enjoy a botanical inspired cocktail served in quaint Victorian teacups, while making the most of the surroundings and sampling a variety of food. Available every Saturday afternoon and costing £48 per person it is a quirky way to escape the hustle of London life.

Enjoy a magical inspired afternoon tea at Wands and Wizard Exploratorium: love magic? Then why not pop along to the Wands and Wizard Exploratorium and try its Arcane Afternoon Tea which allows guests to select a magic wand and cast spells to control the tea stand and open a locked puzzle chest filled with ingredients, brew two different kind of teas as well as sampling a range of sandwiches and desserts. You can book your spot here.

Peter Pan Afternoon Tea at the Aqua Shard: available to enjoy Monday to Sunday from 12.15-4.15, this afternoon tea inspired by the boy who never grew up brings all the magic of the children’s story in a unique way, while you enjoy the views from Level 31 of The Shard. The menu includes things such as The Lost Boys sandwich (roasted chicken, crispy bacon, mayonnaise, mustard), Peter’s Secret Never Tree Entrance (dark chocolate mousse, raspberry jam, chocolate sponge, ganache) and “Codfish” Captain Hook (deep fried cod brandade, red breadcrumb, captain’s hook).

A theatrical inspired afternoon tea at The Swan at The Globe: want to indulge your love of theatre while enjoying afternoon tea? Offering lovely views of the river Thames as well as St Paul’s Cathedral, this choice of venue is perfect if you want experience afternoon tea with a theatrical twist. At the moment, afternoon tea is inspired by Romeo and Juliet and includes on the menu wild mushroom quiche, orange blossom and orange zest scones and A Rose By Any Other Name which is a choux eclair filled with a raspberry and lychee diplomat cream, infused with rose.