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.

1901 Wine Lounge

1901 Wine Lounge

The 1901 Wine Lounge takes pride of place in the Andaz London Liverpool Street Hotel. The Wine Lounge is a stylish and sophisticated place to take afternoon tea.
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5th View Bar & Food

5th View Bar & Food

The 5th View Bar & Food restaurant is on the 5th floor of Waterstone's in Piccadilly and now serves afternoon tea.
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Academy Hotel

Academy Hotel

Located right in the heart of London's West End, it is just a stone’s throw away from the city's finest shops and restaurants.
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Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Amba Hotel Charing Cross

Situated next to one of London's busiest train stations, The Terrace at Amba Hotel Charing Cross is the perfect retreat from all the hustle and bustle.
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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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Ambassadors Bloomsbury

Ambassadors Bloomsbury

The Ambassadors Bloomsbury is a contemporary affair, within walking distance of Euston and Kings Cross stations, and with a relaxed atmosphere for afternoon tea enthusiasts.
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Ametsa at The Halkin

Ametsa at The Halkin

Ametsa at The Halkin is internationally recognised as one of London's most stylish boutique hotels with an intimate 'home from home' ambience.
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Ampersand Hotel

Ampersand Hotel

The Ampersand Hotel is a recently opened 5 star luxury hotel in the heart of South Kensington London.
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Aqua Shard

Aqua Shard

Aqua shard, located on level 31 of The Shard, offers a contemporary British afternoon tea with breath-taking views of the London skyline.
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Aquavit

Aquavit

Aquavit London has now launched the Nordic Afternoon Tea, offering guests a wonderful array of traditional Nordic delicacies all served in the stylish new restaurant in St James’s Market.
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Aster Restaurant

Aster Restaurant

Aster Restaurant is an ideal place for combining afternoon tea and sightseeing. The Nordic afternoon tea is one of the first of its kind in London.
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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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B Bakery Covent Garden

B Bakery Covent Garden

After a walk in Covent Garden Market you can find the wonderful B Bakery serving a delightful afternoon tea in Brigit's Bakery tea salon.
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Baglioni Hotel

Baglioni Hotel

Enjoy an Italian afternoon tea at the five star Baglioni Hotel in Kensington. A wonderful experience in the delightful Brunello Lounge.
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Barbecoa Piccadilly

Barbecoa Piccadilly

Barbecoa is the inspired restaurant creation from Jamie Oliver. Serving an all day menu, Barbecoa now offers afternoon tea. The Piccadilly restaurant is the second of Jamie's to open with more to follow.
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bbar

bbar

Experience a full afternoon tea only a few minutes walk from Buckingham Palace for only £20 a head at bbar London.
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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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Bentley Hotel

Bentley Hotel

If you want to enjoy afternoon tea at one of London's most exclusive hotels the reserve your table at The Bentley Hotel 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.