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Christmas Afternoon Tea in London

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Take some time out from all that Christmas shopping or give your friends and family a real treat this festive season and book one of London's fabulous festive themed afternoon teas. We all love a spot of afternoon tea - what could be better than indulging on perfectly formed and filled finger sandwiches, light fluffy scones topped with lashings of clotted cream and jam and the sweetest and most delectable of cakes all washed down with fine tea and possibly champagne too? Christmas brings a whole new angle to afternoon tea, with countless venues creating their very own special festive themed delights from turkey and cranberry sandwiches to Christmas tree cupcakes and cranberry scones to marshmallow snowmen.Check out our Top Ten guide to the best festive afternoon teas in London and get booking now!

Image of Afternoon Tea at Egerton House Hotel

Restaurant / Hotel
Afternoon Tea

The festive season really takes off on 3rd December with the introduction of their Festive Afternoon Tea, a stone's throw from Harrods in opulent Knightsbridge. Expect treats such as Christmas cake and Christmas Stollen, gingerbread man, mince pies, chocolate brownie with cranberry icing and orange macaroon. Freshly cut sandwiches including organic smoked salmon on Cape seed loaf, free range egg mayonnaise on white bread, roast ham and English mustard on brown bread, cucumber and cream cheese on sundried tomato bread and turkey and cranberry sandwich on granary bread. Festive Afternoon Tea costs £60 per person with Champagne, Gluten, Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten free menus are available

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Restaurant / Hotel
Afternoon Tea

Share A Spoonful of Sugar Afternoon Tea with friends, colleagues or family this Christmas for a Mary Poppin's inspired treat! Capturing the fun and frivolity of England?s favourite nanny, The Milestone's latest Tea offering celebrates her much-loved story in the most delightful way. Served daily throughout December at 1:00pm, 3:00pm and 5:00pm in the elegant Park Lounge or our contemporary Conservatory. We recommend booking early to avoid disappointment. A Spoonful of Sugar Festive Afternoon Tea is available from the 26th November 2018 through to the 6th January 2019, closed Christmas Day. Prices start from £50 pp

Image of Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea at Sanderson

Restaurant / Hotel
Afternoon Tea

Sanderson's legendary Mad Hatter Afternoon Tea takes on a festive twist - Tumble down the rabbit hole and discover a tea party beyond your wildest imagination, complete with a Christmassy twist. Frolic in festive bliss as you feast upon a Mini Christmas Pudding and Mad Hatters Christmas Tree Meringue, to name but a few. From £58 pp, available Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Also available: Festive Tipsy Evening Tea (Adult's Only): Ring in the festive season with a flight of three winter warmer cocktails they're so good that even the surliest of scrooges will find themselves getting into the festive spirit. From £68 per person 26 November - 24 Dec & 2 - 6th Jan

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Restaurant / Hotel
Afternoon Tea

Celebrate a regal Festive Afternoon Tea with The Rubens, overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace. As if you needed an excuse this tea is served with unlimited mulled wine! The Afternoon Tea features seasonal sandwiches with roast turkey and cranberry mayonnaise, and sweet treats such as egg-nog profiteroles and mince pies. Add some sparkle with a Royale cocktail, or treat a child to a special Prince and Princess Festive Afternoon Tea. £50 per person and £19 per child. Afternoon Tea is served on Christmas Day price: £75.00 pp with champagne, £25.00 per child

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West End
Bar / Restaurant
Afternoon Tea

Tuck into our delicious Festive Afternoon Tea, complete with an abundance of sweet treats and savoury delights. Feast upon festive macaroons and mince pies with lemon meringue, to name but a few, whilst indulging in unlimited Hotel Chocolat hot chocolate, for the perfect festive afternoon. For those looking to take things up a notch, treat yourself to a glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne or one of our signature Gin & Tonics. At St Martins Lane, even the surliest of scrooges will find themselves getting into the festive spirit once they've tried this Afternoon Tea. Available 1-31 December Priced from £29.50 per person.

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Afternoon Tea

Located within 5* Langham Hotel, minutes from London's bustling Regent's Street and Oxford Street, take a well earned break from shopping and relish the Christmas season at Palm Court. As a festive twist this year's festive afternoon tea will be in collaboration with the iconic emporium, Liberty London. Savoury and sweet treats await you, as well as a great Liberty bonus. Festive Afternoon Tea with Liberty costs £79 per person including a glass of Champagne and will be served as of 19th November 2018 - 23rd December and 27th - 31st December. On 31st December the last seating for Afternoon Tea will be at 15:30.

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Bar / Restaurant
Modern International

Get into the festive spirit with Nobu Cafe, a stunning restaurant inside the prestigious Nobu Hotel, where they are serving a stunning themed Afternoon Tea for just £30 per person. Available daily from 12pm-5pm in Nobu Café, our afternoon tea costs £30 per person and is served with a choice of tea, coffee, or a glass of Prosecco against the luxurious backdrop of the hotel. Enjoy dishes such as Beef tenderloin on a multigrain roll with schichimi miso mustard and Snow Crab tempura creamy spicy with ikura on shokupan bun with Maraschino cherry & chocolate Christmas tree. Valid until 10th January

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