Top 10 Themed Afternoon Teas in London

by The Team

Fashion High Tea at The Kensington Hotel

1. The Berkeley - High Fashion Themed Afternoon Tea - Prêt-à-Portea Fashionista Afternoon TeaThis unique Afternoon Tea experience will wow guests with its beautifully crafted sweet treats inspired by the themes and colours of the fashion world. The menu is transformed every six months to follow the changing seasons in fashion. The Berkeley London is perfectly located in the heart of an exclusive area of the Capital, just minutes from the desirable Knightsbridge shops and Buckingham Palace. Find out more here

2. B Afternoon Tea Bus Tour - B Bus Tour of London

Come and experience Afternoon Tea with a difference on the Brigit's Afternoon Tea Bus Tour. This vintage London double decker bus will drive round Central London, taking in some of the City's best sights, whilst you can indulge in the fabulous B Afternoon Tea.Capture the heart of the city's culture and history whilst sipping on a lovely cup of tea and enjoying the exquisite tastes of France, whilst looking out on some of London's most famous landmarks. High tea accompanied with an array of tasty sandwiches and delicious cakes and pastries. Find out more here

3. The Kensington Hotel - Chanel Inspired - High Fashion High Tea

Introducing the the High Fashion High Tea inspired by Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. If you, like Coco, enjoy the finer things in life, look no further. You’ll find a perfectly proportioned Afternoon Tea inspired by the legendary designer’s stylish sophistication, and a range of made-to-measure cocktails created with Maison Perrier-Jouët. “I only drink Champagne on two occasions – when I am happy and when I am not” Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Find out more here

4. One Aldwych - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea

In the heart of London’s theatreland, you can find a wonderful taste of Willy Wonka’s factory. Feast on scrumptious savouries such as our not-quite-as-it-seems macaron and classic Coronation chicken. Journey on for fabulously fluffy floss and a box stacked high with wondrous cakes, sweets, mallows and creams. If you find this thirsty work, wash it down with chocolate or lemon sherbet tea, Juicing Room mix, water pistol punch cocktails, or fizzy lifting Champagne - spot on for spectacular special occasions or simply an indulgent afternoon immersed in one of the tastiest tales ever told. Find out more here

5. The Ampersand - Science Themed Afternoon Tea

The Ampersand Hotel is inviting children and adults alike to transport themselves to The Drawing Rooms for an out of this world exploration of its award winning Science Afternoon Tea. Inspired by the hotel's South Kensington neighbour, The Science Museum, the Afternoon Tea boasts a star menu of sweet and savoury dishes. Find out more here

6. The Ampersand - Jurrasic Themed Afternoon Tea

Inspired by the award winning Science Afternoon Tea, The Ampersand have created a new Jurassic themed tea, taking its cue from a time when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Expect a mix of exciting and curious dishes including a Volcanic eruption, a Jurassic mountain and a Dinosaur egg basket. Take a journey back in time to when the dinosaurs roamed the earth over 200 Million years ago and where gastronomy and history collide in a one of a kind dining experience. Find out more

7. Rosewood - Art Themed Afternoon Tea - Art Afternoon TeaIndulge in Rosewood's award-winning Art Afternoon Tea with an inventive menu inspired by London's vibrant and energetic art scene. The Masterful Art collection will include the most celebrated cakes to have featured in the series to date. The carefully curated pastries are tasty mini replicas of some of the most recognisable artworks and sculptures from contemporary Japanese sculptor and installation artist Yayoi Kusama, giant of post-impressionism Vincent Van Gogh, art icon Andy Warhol, enigmatic street artist Banksy and painter David Hockney. Find out more here

8. Kai Mayfair - Jar of Whispers Themed Afternoon Tea

Take this moment with a close friend and spill your stories and secrets. Dip into the "Jar of Whispers and Conversations" for thought-provoking conversation starters that will really get you talking. Michelin-starred Kai Mayfair's Chinese Whispers Afternoon Tea sets the mood for a relaxed and intimate chat where you can share juicy pieces of gossip along with your gourmet sweets. Infuse your favourite social meetups with the energising flavour of a faraway Eastern haven. Here's where songbirds sing, Mah Jong tiles chatter, and your secrets are free to whisper in the breeze. Find out more here

9. Swan London - Macbeth Themed Afternoon TeaEnjoy an enchanting Afternoon Tea with a theatrical twist at Swan London. Served on bespoke crockery, this sweet and savoury selection of delicate treats and pretty fancies is inspired by Macbeth. Indulge in the twists and turns of this beloved story whilst sipping on a delicious cocktail or mocktail as you take in the stunning views of St Paul’s Cathedral and the River Thames from their second-floor restaurant. Find out more here

10. Champagne + Fromage Greenwich - Cheese and Champagne Afternoon Tea

Shop and bistro Champagne + Fromage brings rustic fare and award winning fizz to London, served the French way. Indulge in a delicious Afternoon Tea featuring a delicately arranged tower of delicious treats including a cheese board and macarons alongside a flute of one of the Grower Champagnes. Find out more here Logo

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