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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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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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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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 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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Browns Brasserie & Bar

Browns Brasserie & Bar

Enjoy super views across Tower Bridge on the terrace. The new afternoon tea menu starts from only £14.50 per person.
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Gin Palace at the Strand Palace Hotel

Gin Palace at the Strand Palace Hotel

The new Gin Afternoon Tea in the Gin Palace at the Strand Palace Hotel features some exotic tea and gin infused cocktails.
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Ethos

Ethos

We love Ethos and we love their vision of a healthier world. This is epitomised by their excellent meat-free afternoon tea.
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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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Flemings Mayfair Drawing Room

Flemings Mayfair Drawing Room

Visit the newly designed Drawing Room at Flemings Mayfair Hotel. Elegance and grace in homage to the hotel's 18th century origins.
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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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House Restaurant National Theatre

House Restaurant National Theatre

Take afternoon tea at London's iconic National Theatre. Available in the stylish House Restaurant for £26.50 per person.
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Muriel's Kitchen Soho

Muriel's Kitchen Soho

Step onto Compton Street in London's chic Soho district and you'll find Muriel's Kitchen. Serving great food all day including afternoon tea.
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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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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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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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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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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.