Looking to have an afternoon tea in London? Here are a few suggestions from us here at Love London Love Culture….
Enjoy a regency inspired afternoon tea at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane: looking for an afternoon tea with a bit of decadence? Then why not pay a visit to the newly renovated Theatre Royal Drury Lane’s Grand Saloon. At the heart of the experience is a menu created by Lily Vanilli which pays homage to the Prince Regent’s iconic Chef de Cuisine Marie-Antoine Careme. Savoury delights include madeleines topped with lapsang-souchong glazed salmon, bitesize cannelés with goats’ cheese, and puff pastry sausage rolls made with roast bacon lardons. Warm and golden scones are served up with whipped butter, cream, and homemade jam while guests sip on tea and champagne. To round things off, a trolley roams through the neoclassical columns serving scoops of absinthe mint choc chip ice cream.
Sherlock’s Mind Palace Afternoon Tea and mini mystery: as well as a classic afternoon tea, this unique experience also includes a mini mystery and game that will see you putting your skills of deduction to the test while sampling treats such as cream cheese salmon pretzels, plus a selection of homemade sweets, including hazelnut choux buns, Black Forest cupcakes and lemon tarts.
Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at Mr White’s in Leicester Square: enjoy afternoon tea at the heart of Leicester Square in this stylish restaurant while catching up with a friend or celebrating a special occasion.
Treat yourself and someone special to a bottomless champagne afternoon tea at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel: based right in the centre of London, enjoy the crown jewel of the pastry tier is an Earl Grey infused mousse with Yuzu chocolate, celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s love of chocolate and Earl Grey tea among other treats at this award-winning afternoon tea Lounge.
Jasmine Indian Afternoon Tea at the Taj 51 Hotel: having won the Highly Commended Award of Excellence at the Afternoon Tea Awards 2018, this themed afternoon tea that blends the bold flavours of Indian cuisine with the great British tradition. Tuck into delights that include Darbari sandwiches, chicken tikka pantheras and Gulabi scones with mango compote and cinnamon clotted cream while washing it all down with a selection of teas or Masala Chai and sweet lassi.