Top 10 Family Friendly Afternoon Teas UK wide

by The Team

The Lanesborough Celeste Restaurant

Afternoon Tea is an experience best shared with loved ones, whether its friends or family. No-one wants to be left out, so we've compiled a list of the top 10 Afternoon Teas that are fun for the whole family.

1. The Lanesborough

Peggy Porschen Afternoon Tea at The LanesboroughThe iconic hotel set in Knightsbridge offers an elegant Afternoon Tea experience just perfect for the whole family. Children can tuck into an exciting range of treats with the Lanesborough's special Afternoon Tea. Book your spot here

Where is it?
Hyde Park Corner, London, SW1X 7TA

2. Le Meridien Piccadilly - Mayfair

Le Meridien Piccadilly Afternoon Tea | Best Family Afternoon Teas

The much-loved Peter Rabbit™ has inspired the latest Afternoon Tea offering by 5-star Le Meridien. Kids and grownups alike can enjoy this delicious offering, as there is a special menu for both. Find out more here.

Where is it?
21 Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BH

3. Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Waldorf Astoria- The Caledonian Afternoon Tea | Best Family Afternoon Teas

The Afternoon Tea at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh is perfect for the whole family and provides a welcoming and fun atmosphere. Set it in an old railway hotel it is steeped in history and was frequented by silver screen movie stars and residents alike. More info here.

Where is it?
Princes Street, Edinburgh, , EH1 2AB

4. The Dorchester Hotel - Mayfair London

Family Friendly Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester

One of London's finest Hotels The Dorchester has created a special children's Afternoon Tea menu that looks so good, adults will wish they could order it too! The colourful menu includes veggie sticks with humous, 'Jigsaw puzzle' sandwiches and delicious treats such as a vanilla and strawberry doorman teddy cupcake and a milk chocolate and apricot yellow duck. All accompanied by a banana or strawberry milkshake. Find out more here

Where is it?
Park Lane, London, W1K 1QA

5. The Chesterfield - Mayfair

The Chesterfield's Afternoon Tea will delight adults and children alike! The latest Afternoon Tea is an ode to Hardys Original Sweetshop. Rediscover old favourites and traditional treats with this nostalgic menu that captures the magic of childhood trips to the sweetshop.

Find out more here

Where is it?
35 Charles Street, London, W1J 5EB

6. King Street Townhouse - Manchester

King Street Townhouse Festive Afternoon Tea | Best Family Afternoon Teas

There is something for every taste at King Street Townhouse which means noone will be left out! There is a 'Ladies' offering for those who enjoy the traditional selection of savouries, scones and pastries. The 'Gentleman's' tea is perfect for those with not so much of a sweet tooth, which includes Tomato and basil arancini, Mini fish & chips as well as a Mini lamb burger with mint mayo among other more rustic treats. Last but not least, King Street Townhouse offer special Children's Afternoon Tea so everyone can take part in this classic British pass time. See here for more details.

Where is it?
10 Booth Street, Manchester, M2 4AW

7. Park Room at Grosvenor House - Mayfair

The Grosvenor Afternoon Tea | Best Family Afternoon Teas

With beautiful views overlooking the Royal Hyde Park, Park Room offers a seasonal twist on a traditional Afternoon Tea experience with delicate pastries hand crafted by the Pastry Team. More info here.

Where is it?
JW Marriott Grosvenor House London, Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 7TN

8. London Hilton on Park Lane- Mayfair

Teddy Bear Picnic Main Afternoon Tea Children's

The Teddy Bears Picnic Afternoon Tea at London Hilton Parklane is the perfect treat for smaller appetites. Little ones will love the array of sweet treats on offer including a white chocolate cone and scones with Nutella spread. Afternoon Tea for adults has undergone a festive twist with an array of delicious open sandwiches and sweet delights, such as a chocolate and chestnut tart and mulled wine bauble. Served in their relaxed Podium Restaurant and Bar, Afternoon Tea is at London Hilton is a treat for all the whole family. See here for more info.

Where is it?
22 Park Lane, London, W1K 1BE

9. Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum and Mason Afternoon Tea | Best Family Afternoon Teas

Why not treat your little one to the award winning Children's Afternoon Tea in iconic surroundings at Fortnum & Mason. Priced at £26 per child, this wondrous experience was awarded Best Children's Afternoon Tea at the Afternoon Tea Tea Awards 2018! See here for full details.

Where is it?
Piccadilly, London, W1A 1ER

10. The Ampersand- Kensington

Ampersand Afternoon Tea | Best Family Afternoon Teas

For an Afternoon Tea experience that's out of this world, spoil your little ones to The Ampersand's Sci-Fi Tea. Displayed on a three-tiered rocket, delicious treats include a chocolate spaceman and dark chocolate and raspberry planet mousse. With the Science and Natural History Museum right next door, why not include Afternoon Tea at The Ampersand as part of your next family day out? See here for full details.

Where is it?
10 Harrington Road, London, SW7 3ER Logo

The Team

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