Treat yourself to a traditional afternoon tea in any of these great venues next time you are in London.
Treat yourself to a traditional afternoon tea in any of these great venues next time you are in London. You can have a Champagne tea, if you feel in the mood. Remember, reservations are essential.
Afternoon tea at Claridge’s
Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1
Quality tea to choose from different teas from all over the world, finger sandwiches, French pastries and fresh raisin and apple scones served with tea-infused jam and Devonshire clotted cream. Daily from 3 PM to 5:30 PM.
Fortnum & Mason afternoon tea
181 Piccadilly, London W1
Have tea & traditional sandwiches –try the cucumber and cream cheese- prepared with their own products and fruit scones served with their own strawberry preserve and Somerset clotted cream. Afternoon Tea is available at their St. James Restaurant from 3.00 PM until 5.00 PM. You can book online.
Tea at The Ritz
150 Picadilly, London W1
Tea is served in their spectacular Palm Court with music and impeccable service. They offer variety of teas to chose, sandwiches, pastries and fresh scones served with jam and clotted cream. Daily at 11.30 AM, 1.30 PM, 3.30 PM, 5.30 PM and 7.30 PM.
Other venues to enjoy one of the best British traditions
Peyton & Byrne
Heal’s Building, 196 Tottenham Court Road, London W1
Park Lane, London W1
Your own afternoon tea
Create your own afternoon tea break, scones included.
Cream teas can be found in many ohter places besides London. Everyone can enjoye the experience wherever the place. Devon and Cornwall have wonderful crema to go with the scones and the cake.
A traditional British Christmas will have its climax on Christmas Day with a roast dinner and the exchange and opening of presents; this is a day exclusively for the family. Celebrations have not finished, Boxing Day calls for more informal entertainment, but it is still festive.