Sit down to sweet treats at an interesting venue, take high tea on the move or enjoy peculiar or themed food and drink. Book a spot to enjoy a quirky afternoon tea in London with a fun twist, or look for themed London afternoon teas among these afternoon tea deals.
Many afternoon tea venues have reopened following the easing of coronavirus restrictions. Note that some venues listed may still be closed, and many require booking in advance.
Eat your way through London's most recognisable sights at Town House at The Kensington with its London Landmarks Afternoon Tea, which pays homage to the capital's iconic buildings. Treat yourself to The Shard in carrot cake form, a red telephone box rhubarb mousse and more, all presented on a London Eye-inspired tea stand alongside a bespoke map.Read More
Enjoy a sedate afternoon tea on the Thames, while passing some of London’s most famous sights on City Cruises' afternoon tea cruise. Nibble on finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam and cakes accompanied by unlimited tea and coffee. The on-board bar serves a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.Read More
Enjoy a colourful afternoon tea in this fabulous venue featuring pink decor and pieces by artist David Shrigley. Sketch Gallery offers up a cornucopia of edible delights, including bright cakes, fresh scones and fruit tarts, as well as scrumptious finger sandwiches.Read More
Experience an enchanting take on the classic afternoon treat at the riverside Swan. Themed around one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, the A Midsummer Night's Dream afternoon tea features a whimsical mix of sweet and savoury elements such as marbled macarons, mulberry scones and a magical Love Potion cocktail.Read More
Channel your inner fashionista with this stylish afternoon tea at The Berkeley Hotel. Inspired by the latest catwalk designs and famous brands, the collection changes with the seasons, and has featured the likes of a red velvet cake inspired by the Lady Dior Handbag and a Moschino million-dollar note-topped pistachio delice.Read More
Find treats from chocolatiers Charbonnel et Walker as part of the sumptuous chocolate afternoon tea at May Fair Kitchen. Alongside traditional finger sandwiches, such as roast beef with horseradish and smoked salmon with cream cheese, you’ll uncover chocolate truffles, tiramisu and doughnuts with chocolate sauce.Read More
Feel like you're hosting your own quirky tea party in London with Sanderson's magical Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea. Take a tumble down the rabbit hole with clever touches such as book menus and quirky cakes, from the King of Hearts parmesan and ham croque monsieur, to a Mad March Hare vanilla pocket watch macaroon.Read More
Have a go at making your own savoury bites and sweet treats with The Ultimate Afternoon Tea course run by The Cookery School at Little Portland Street. Join friends or family in crafting cakes, sandwiches, pastries and scones. At the end of your class, you’ll sit down to your creations with a glass of sparkling wine or a soft drink.Read More
Enjoy a playful afternoon tea at The Perception at W London, as you explore the vibrant world of drag queens. Enjoy colourful treats served in a pink cosmetic case, glitter balls of white chocolate-coated lemon and blueberry cake, and scones with "clotted night cream" and "lip jam". Amplify your experience with a glamourous show by the Globe Girls, who perform once a month.Read More