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Afternoon Tea Week

Indulge in one of Britain's finest traditions in celebration of Afternoon Tea Week

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One of the experiences synonymous with the West End is the celebration of Afternoon Tea. For Afternoon Tea week, indulge in one of Britain's finest traditions. Art of London has put together a selection of some of Afternoon Tea favourites in the West End, so all you need to do is think about how you take your tea.

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Indulge in Afternoon Tea in The Palm Court at The Ritz London

Indulge in one of the West End's most enduring traditions, the experience of Afternoon Tea at The Ritz London. A venue synonymous with glamour and opulence hosts the Afternoon Tea experience in amongst floral arrangements and palm trees.

Choose from 18 different types of loose-leaf tea, specially selected by a Certified Tea Sommelier. The Ritz is the only hotel in the UK to have their very own certified Tea Sommelier, Giandomenico Scanu, who travels across internationally to source the perfect teas for The Ritz London.

Delight in finely cut finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with Cornish clotted cream and strawberry preserve. Accompanying the savoury, treat yourself to a taste of sweetness with a mouth-watering range of exquisitely presented pastries and teacakes, which will be replenished on request whilst.

Set in the charming surrounds of The Palm Court, amongst glittering chandeliers and elegant mirrors, you also have the option to add a little extra sparkle to your afternoon tea with the option of Champagne.

From £55 for adults and £35 for children

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Delight in Afternoon Tea in the House of Originals, St Martins Lane London

The hotel, part of a House of Originals collection brings an element of the daring to your choice of Afternoon Tea. Step into The Den, an oak-panelled snug offering guests which offers a serene spot to enjoy afternoon tea.

Art adorns the walls of The Den with a series of the surreal and the playful, bringing the room to life with a touch of British eccentricity.

Whether you're spilling the tea with friends or celebrating with family St Martins Lane offers a very fun interpretation, a touch of Afternoon Tea with a twist.

From £35 per person

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Afternoon Tea in Fortnum & Mason's Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon

Tea Purveyors for over 300 years, Fortnum's certainly knows how to brew a cup of tea to perfection. Formally opened in 2012 by Her Majesty, in the company of their Royal Highnesses, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge, the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon was named in honour their visit.

Delicious sandwiches and indulgent desserts crafted to perfection are served upon classic Fortnum's eau de nil coloured crockery. The epitome of sophistication, Fortnum's hosts Afternoon and High Tea in all its splendour. Serving the experience to suit all tastes, whether your preference is vegan, dairy or gluten free Fortnum's can accommodate you with alternatives. If you're looking to bring along the little ones to enjoy an experience of splendour, there is also a dedicated children's menu too.

Though experiencing afternoon tea in the Diamond Jubilee Salon is always recommended, there is also the option to dine at home.

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Ham Yard Hotel

Awarded the 'Best Afternoon Tea' at the prestigious Harden’s London Restaurant Awards 2016. Discover delicious savoury dishes, including smoked salmon and dill sandwiches and duck a l’orange croquettes, paired with indulgent sweet treats to follow, like strawberry baked cheesecake and rhubarb and custard macarons, as well as homemade scones with clotted cream and preserves.

The Ham Yard Hotel has pushed forward with its Afternoon Tea offering by including alternative menus including healthy, reduced sugar, gluten free and vegan options.

From £30 per person or £42 per person with a glass of Rathfinny Classic Cuvée, Sussex 2016

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The Wolseley

Whether for a traditional Cream Tea or a celebratory Champagne alternative, you can experience Afternoon Tea at The Wolseley any day of the week. Offering an extensive selection of afternoon classics including sweet and savoury treats and desserts, to be enjoyed on their own – accompanied by a pot of The Wolseley’s Afternoon Blend or add an extra touch of celebration with a glass of champagne.

From Millefeuille and Eclairs, to Macaroons and Battenberg, scones and pastries are handmade each day in The Wolseley kitchen.

Afternoon tea from £29.75 per person

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The May Fair

The award-winning Charbonnel et Walker chocolate-themed signature afternoon tea is a must-dine experience. Paired with a range of delicious classic choices of sandwiches, discover chocolate scones, flourless chocolate and orange cake, doughnuts with chocolate sauce and tiramisu with chocolate shavings, accompanied by a tempting assortment of Charbonnel et Walker truffles.

From £35 per person, or with an added touch of sparkle, £45 per person with a glass of Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial NV.

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Peter Rabbit™ Afternoon Tea at The Dilly Hotel

Discover a treasure-trove of treats inspired by the classic Beatrix Potter tales, perfect for littles ones or adults alike, sitting seconds away from Piccadilly Circus.

Offering a magical wonderland of Peter's favourite treats inspired by the classic Potter novels, fill-up on tasty bites such as the Caught In A Twist sandwich and the Every Bunny's Favourite carrot cake, perfect for little ones and adults alike.

From Mr McGregor's Garden, a delectable baguettini filled with fresh vegetables and hummus, to the Flower-Pot Hideout, an edible chocolate pot filled with chamomile mousse and blackberries, harking back to Peter's adventurous day. Not forgetting warm fluffy scones, served with jam and clotted cream in adorable edible plant pots.

For £39 per adult and £29 for the children's version

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Peter Rabbit™ Afternoon Tea at The Dilly Hotel


March 01 - June 30

Discover a treasure-trove of treats inspired by the classic Beatrix Potter tales, perfect for littles ones or adults alike, sitting seconds away from Piccadilly Circus.

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