Afternoon tea is a quintessentially British tradition, and what better place to celebrate this tradition than in some of London's finest venues.
The Mirror Room at Rosewood London
"Art Afternoon Tea" at the Rosewood London Hotel, offers afternoon tea, which celebrates five iconic artists; Alexander Calder, Mark Rothko, Damien Hirst, Banksy and Yayoi Kusama.
Expect Freshly Baked Scones served with classic clotted cream and strawberry jam. Lemon curd is another addition to the scone collection. Delicately made sandwiches, and freshly brewed traditional English Breakfast Tea are also available for you to enjoy in the fantastic Mirror Room.
As part of it's all day dining offer, Aqua Shard are offering afternoon tea in its Atrium and Tea Wing.
Expect spectacular views, whilst enjoying the best of British, with a fine spread of finger sandwiches, a selection of teas from the Rare Tea Company, homemade cakes, freshly baked scones with homemade jams and Jersey clotted cream as well as sweet treats.
Afternoon tea is available 1pm-5pm Monday to Friday and 1pm-4pm on Saturday. Classic Afternoon Tea is priced at £45 or you can have a Champagne Afternoon Tea priced at £58.
The Ritz London
The Ritz London is an incredibly popular choice when it comes to afternoon tea. This is usually the first place people think of when it comes to afternoon tea.
In fact it is so popular, that The Ritz offers a select amount of sittings per day. Currently set at 5 times a day, you can enjoy the luxury of this traditionally exquisite hotel at the following times: 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm, 5.30pm, 7.30pm.
Expect a selection of finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones with Cornish clotted cream and strawberry preserve, and some mouth watering pastries and teacakes. All served with 18 different types of tea
Served in the Palm court of the hotel, you can enjoy the surroundings of elegant chandeliers and mirrors.
Prices start from £54 for adults and £30 for children.
The Foyer at Claridge's
Claridge's are pretty much experts at afternoon tea, having followed the tradition for over 150 years.
Their chefs have remained faithful to the classic offering of finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jams and warm sweet pastries.
Set in the Foyer, afternoon tea at Claridge's is truly a magical experience.
Served daily at 2.45pm, 3pm, 3.15pm, 3.30pm, 4.45pm, 5pm, 5.15pm,& 5,30pm.
The Crystal Moon Lounge at The Corinthia
Enjoy afternoon tea in the timeless elegance of the Crystal Moon Lounge at The Corinthia.
Whilst being modern, the chefs here have kept faithful to the classic combination of afternoon tea, which includes finger sandwiches, warm scones accompanied by clotted cream and preserves and sweet pastries, and of course a wide selection of teas from Camellia's Tea House.