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Top Ten Festive Afternoon Teas

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Tis the season to be jolly as they say so why not indulge in a fabulous afternoon of sweet and savoury treats, pots of scrummy tea and a glass or two of bubbles this Christmas season.

Tis the season to be jolly as they say so why not indulge in a fabulous afternoon of sweet and savoury treats, pots of scrummy tea and a glass or two of bubbles this Christmas season. We adore the festive season here at Afternoon Tea Online and are particularly excited this year with so many wonderful festive themed afternoon teas to choose from.  We’ve created this Top Ten list of what we think are the best Festive Afternoon Teas throughout the UK and hope it may come in useful if you are thinking of booking an afternoon tea with friends, loved ones or work colleagues this holiday season. Take a look through our complete Christmas page too as there are plenty more Festive Afternoon Teas out there! Merry Christeamas everyone!!!

Conrad London St James

Conrad London St James

A simply stunning afternoon tea is being served this festive season at the elegant Conrad London St James hotel. The beautifully crafted Snow Queen Afternoon Tea offers an impressive array of treats including creations such as the Magic Mirror, the Snow Queen’s Sceptre and Blackberry Kiss.  Indulge in this truly stunning masterpiece of an afternoon tea this Christmas time. Price from £39 per person.

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Cloud 23 Manchester

Cloud 23 Manchester

Located on the 23rd floor of the Hilton Deansgate Manchester, Cloud 23 is one of the most sought after afternoon tea venues in the city. Their wonderfully festive Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea will certainly warm you up with festive cheer. Presented on an inspiring Christmas tree shaped tiered stand, this lovely afternoon tea features treats such as a coconut snowball, candy canes, mulled wine jelly and mince pies with rum butter and comes accompanied by a White Blizzard cocktail with spiced syrup. Price £45 per person.

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The Langham

The Langham

A truly decadent festive afternoon tea is served at The Langham, a legend amongst afternoon tea venues in London. The exquisite Nutcracker Afternoon Tea features some impressive delicacies including mini reindeer chocolate log cakes, Christmas tree shortbread, egg nog pannacotta and truffled duck egg sandwiches. Treat yourself and loved ones this Christmas with this divine festive afternoon tea. Price from £49 per person.

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The Colonnades at the Signet Library

The Colonnades at the Signet Library Edinburgh

Christmas has certainly arrived at the beautiful Colonnades Restaurant in Edinburgh with their gloriously decadent Festive Afternoon Tea. Located within the historic Signet Library, just moments from the famous Royal Mile of Edinburgh, Colonnades is an elegant space located in the opulent Lower Library. Festive sweet treats such as chocolate orange sachertorte and salted caramel banoffee tart are accompanied by savoury delights such as the pork, sage and pancetta stuffed Christmas bauble and the turkey club sandwich. Price from £50 for two people.

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Lowry Hotel Manchester

Lowry Hotel Manchester

One of Manchester’s finest hotels, The Lowry plays host to a fantastically festive afternoon tea this year.  After kicking proceedings off with a warming glass of mulled wine upon arrival tuck into festive savoury delights such as brie and cranberry sandwiches and turkey and stuffing sandwiches followed by an array of festive cakes and pastries including mulled wine and poached pear trifle, edible Christmas trees and chocolate snowballs. Price from £24 per person.

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Marriott County Hall

Marriott County Hall

One of Manchester’s finest hotels, The Lowry plays host to a fantastically festive afternoon tea this year.  After kicking proceedings off with a warming glass of mulled wine upon arrival tuck into festive savoury delights such as brie and cranberry sandwiches and turkey and stuffing sandwiches followed by an array of festive cakes and pastries including mulled wine and poached pear trifle, edible Christmas trees and chocolate snowballs. Price from £24 per person.

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Chesterfield Hotel Mayfair

Chesterfield Hotel Mayfair

Step into an edible Winter Wonderland at the lovely Chesterfield Hotel in London’s Mayfair with their utterly delectable Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea. This wonderfully imaginative festive menu features a variety of Christmas themed delights which include a glass of mulled wine followed by sandwiches such as turkey and cranberry and sweets like the amazing Christmas tree chocolate pots and snowmen cupcakes. Price from £34.50.

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Browns Bar & Brasserie Covent Garden

Browns Bar & Brasserie Covent Garden

Covent Garden is one of the most festive locations in London this year with its giant baubles and huge Christmas tree. Located right in the heart of Covent Garden is Brown’s Bar & Brasserie, a stylish destination for afternoon tea at any time of the year but a brilliant one during the festive season. Enjoy a festive themed afternoon tea which includes mince pies and a winter sparkle cocktail for an incredible £16.95 per person.

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InterContinental Park Lane

InterContinental Park Lane

The team at the InterContinental Park Lane have really excelled themselves this year with their festive tea offering. Their wonderfully creative Christmas Unwrapped Afternoon Tea is a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds featuring an array of delicious Christmas inspired treats. Savoury options include warm stilton and chestnut vol-au-vents and festive pigs in blankets with cranberry sauce whilst sweets feature Christmas spiced scones, chocolate and orange yule log and a classic Christmas fruit cake. The Christmas Unwrapped Afternoon Tea is served with a lovely champagne cocktail and costs £45 per person.

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Kingsway Hall Hotel

Kingsway Hall Hotel

The excellent Kingsway Hall hotel is the perfect Covent Garden afternoon tea venue and this year they are offering a superb festive themed tea. Indulge in Christmassy delights such as turkey and cranberry on walnut bread and a sweet cranberry cheesecake, all served with an array of fine teas and a glass of mulled wine. The best thing of all is that we’ve secured a 20% discount off the usual price of £21.50 meaning that you pay just £17.20 per person.

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