Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or spoiling someone special, it’s hard to beat the old-world charm of traditional afternoon tea. If your budget won’t stretch to the timeless elegance of Claridge’s or The Dorchester, don’t worry – we’ve rounded up some of London’s best value teas so you can dine in style without breaking the bank.
The Delaunay, Covent Garden – This grand brasserie serves a Viennese-inspired afternoon tea at just £19.75 per person, plus a cream tea for £9.50. After the traditional sandwiches and savouries, guests can look forward to Austrian specialties like Sachertorte, Stroh rum cake, and poppy seed Gugelhupfs with cream and apricot jam.
Ham Yard Bar & Restaurant – Escape the crowds of nearby Piccadilly Circus and refuel at this modern Soho hotel. At £21 per person, their afternoon tea is a surprisingly affordable West End treat. There are specialty teas and infusions to choose from and the chefs can also create sugar-free, gluten-free and vegan afternoon teas on request.
Roast, London Bridge – Enjoy afternoon tea for £20 per head at this iconic British restaurant overlooking busy Borough Market. Save room for a slice of their carrot, ginger and walnut cake with cream cheese icing.Continue Reading