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Can you really go to London and not enjoy a cup of tea? Tea is a huge tradition in England and even to this day, it is still practised by many. Having tea in London is a great way to try some traditional English food and teas while also enjoying a great afternoon. London is filled with all types of teas for you to enjoy from traditional to gourmet! However, it can be hard to decide which one is the best one to go to! So, we have collected some of our favourite London tea spots to help you decide!
Tea in London
Dolloway Terrace has a beautiful indoor and outdoor terrace filled with colourful flowers. This combined with their delicious tea makes it a great spot to enjoy a great afternoon tea. Their menu is filled with tasty savoury food like their flavourful Caprese sandwich! As well as decadent sweet desserts like their exquisite blueberry and lavender eclair! All of these are perfectly paired with their large selection of teas! You are sure not to be disappointed with your afternoon tea here!
- Cost: £40
- Times for Tea: 12 pm – 4 pm
- Address: 16-22 Great Russell St, Fitzrovia, London WC1B 3NN, UK
For something a bit different why not try tea on a bus tour. That might sound like there will be a lot of spilling but don’t worry they have cup holders to prevent that! From the outside, this bus may look like a regular London bus but the inside has a retro design and is filled with flowers and fairy lights! Treat yourself to some of the traditional savoury and sweet tea dishes while also getting to see all of London’s most famous sights! Their teas are also catered to each dietary need as they serve: vegan, vegetarian, halal and gluten-free tea menus!
- Cost: £45
- Times for Tea: 5 tours a day, you can check the schedule via their website: Brigits Bakery
- Address: 8 Northumberland Ave, Westminster, London WC2N 5BY, UK
Ever dreamed of living in a pink world? Well, look no further! Sketch is pink from its scalloped chairs to its walls! This pink haven is home to gourmet British tea food with a twist! They also have a variety of teas for you to choose from while you enjoy sitting in this beautifully designed space! Enjoy foie gras tartlets, scones with fresh jams and so much more! It is definitely a unique tea experience, that you will never forget!
- Cost: £60
- Times for Tea: 11:30 am to 4:30 pm.
- Address: 9 Conduit St, Mayfair, London W1S 2XG, United Kingdom
Town House London
Town House London hosts a London Landmarks Afternoon Tea. Meaning that all their savoury and sweet dishes sit on a London Eye Serving dish and each of them looks like a famous landmark in the city! You can enjoy a chocolate-covered carrot cake that looks like the Shard or even a Big Ben vanilla and cinnamon tarte! These beautifully designed desserts are paired with savoury and mouth-watering sandwiches, to make the perfect tea spread! This combined with their traditional British teas as well as their variety of black, green, herbal and white teas, makes this a great spot for a great cuppa!
- Cost: £42
- Times for Tea: 12pm to 5pm
- Address: 109-113 Queen’s Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 5LP, United Kingdom
Rosewood London recently won the award for Best Contemporary Afternoon Tea! Their avant-garde and sculptural pastries are incredible to see and taste! Their menu has gourmet dishes that will have your mouth watering. They serve a range of traditional tea sandwiches (with a twist, of course!) as well as delicious scones and pastries. Their desserts are the items that are served in the most amazing ways! It is truly a treat for both your eyes and tastebuds!
- Cost: £60
- Times for Tea: 2:30 pm to 5:45 pm on weekdays and 12 pm to 5:45 pm on weekends
- Address: 252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V 7EN, United Kingdom
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