From dinky sandwiches to scones piled high with jam and cream, it’s hard to beat the indulgence of traditional afternoon tea. But what if you get scone fatigue and fancy something different? These London restaurants have given the British classic an international makeover and the results are totally delicious. Here are five globe-trotting teas to try in London.
At this new restaurant in Victoria, chef Helena Puolakka and her team have given traditional afternoon tea a Nordic twist. For £20 per person, you can enjoy savoury treats like Atlantic prawn skagen on sourdough and pork rolls with aquavit mustard, followed by cinnamon knots, blueberry pie, and lingonberry macaroons. You can add a glass of fizz for an extra £7 or try one of their signature cocktails. We like the Aster Martini, a blend of vanilla vodka, passion fruit puree and lingonberry jam, topped with sparkling wine foam.Continue Reading