Places to take afternoon tea in London

London may be the capital city of England but it is also known as the capital of afternoon tea. The glorious tradition of afternoon tea may be taking off the world over but remains the number one destination, playing host to hundreds of fabulous venues including some of the very best and most renowned in the world.

Filled to the brim with iconic landmarks and visitor attractions, the city is visited by millions of people each year. St Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London are just a few of London’s historical landmarks whilst more recent additions include the brilliant London Eye and Europe’s tallest edifice The Shard. Home to one of the best shopping destinations in the world, playing host to Oxford Street with its countless High Street stores, the most famous upmarket department store in the world – Harrods and an abundance of flagship stores form the world’s top fashion designers.

Harrods

Harrods

Harrods is one of London's finest afternoon teas. Served in the Georgian Restaurant. A live pianist performs Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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Amba Hotel Marble Arch

Amba Hotel Marble Arch

Amba Hotel Marble Arch hotel, located just off Oxford Street, takes its name from one of London’s best-known landmarks.
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Marriott West India Quay

Marriott West India Quay

Marriott West India Quay offers two great free-flowing afternoon tea deals, with Prosecco or Champagne. Perfect for those looking to celebrate.
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Marriott Park Lane

Marriott Park Lane

Enjoy tea in the modern British restaurant, Lanes of London. A perfect retreat from Oxford Street which is only minutes away.
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Kona Restaurant

Kona Restaurant

Kona is the fine dining restaurant for the luxury 5 star hotel at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate. The hotel oozes class and the attention to detail is immaculate.
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Ritz Hotel

Ritz Hotel

Probably the most famous afternoon tea in London, Tea at The Ritz is an experience not to be missed and really needs no introduction.
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St Ermin's Hotel

St Ermin's Hotel

Afternoon Tea at St Ermin's is one of our favourite venues. Great menu design in a lovely tea room setting makes this a must visit.
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Athenaeum Hotel

Athenaeum Hotel

The Athenaeum is an exclusive place to take tea. Five star luxury and attention to detail all the way.
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Hyatt Regency London

Hyatt Regency London

The stylish Montagu is the setting for afternoon tea, a perfect space for the occasion dressed in neutral colours with luxurious furnishings and colourful art.
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Grosvenor House Hotel

Grosvenor House Hotel

The Park Room offers ultimate British elegance. Enjoy five star luxury at one of Mayfair's finest hotels.
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Chesterfield Hotel

Chesterfield Hotel

The Charlie & The Chesterfield Afternoon Tea is a real treat. This beautiful creation comes with a chocolate bar and blueberry macaroon!
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Conrad London St James

Conrad London St James

Conrad London St James is located within walking distance of many of London's most renowned tourist destinations.
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Hotel Cafe Royal

Hotel Cafe Royal

Hotel Café Royal claims to be the vibrant living room of London. And who can argue? Stunning.
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Soho Hotel

Soho Hotel

The Soho Hotel is perfectly located for pre-theatre afternoon tea in London and is one of London's hidden gems for afternoon tea.
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Rosewood London

Rosewood London

Early afternoons, the Mirror Room takes the tradition of British tea to new heights with its opulent jewel-box design and floor to ceiling mirrors.
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Browns Brasserie & Bar

Browns Brasserie & Bar

Set inside what was once the Westminster County Court building, Browns Brasserie & Bar is now an elegant place to take afternoon tea.
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Bea's of Bloomsbury Holborn

Bea's of Bloomsbury Holborn

Take your time over a sumptuous afternoon tea at the master cake makers of Bea's of Bloomsbury in Holborn.
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St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Fully restored to its former glory, the 5 star St Pancras Renaissance Hotel is a wonderful place to take afternoon tea.
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Places to take Afternoon Tea in London

The home of afternoon tea, London boasts some of the world's best restaurants and hotels. The Ritz is a legendary destination for afternoon tea as is The Savoy whilst Harrods is equally as impressive. The Palm Court at The Langham is hailed as the birthplace of afternoon tea and has been serving it for over 140 years now whilst new additions such as Sketch Gallery, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Aqua Shard have fast become some of the most sought after locations for taking tea.

Afternoon Tea Online features over 175 venues in London, with options to suit all tastes and budgets. Enjoy browsing through our fantastic library of restaurants and book your perfect high tea in the capital today.