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Enjoy a fresh take on the traditional British afternoon tea in London with these quirky and fun offerings. Don’t miss out; book a table to enjoy afternoon tea venues in London with an unusual twist or look for quirky offerings amongst these afternoon tea deals ~ British Tourism

Sit down to sweet treats at an interesting venue, take high tea on the move or enjoy quirky and themed food and drink.

Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

Using the principles of New Basque cuisine, this tea at The Halkin’s Michelin-starred Ametsa with Arzak Instruction restaurant brings Spanish flavours to this British tradition. Tuck into tapas such as pork croquettes and Iberico ham followed by sweet bites, from lime custard and banana tartlet to chocolate with churros; all washed down with tea or cava.

 The British Museum

This is a fantastic way to enjoy one of London’s iconic spaces. Take a seat in the British Museum’s Great Court restaurant, high up underneath the famous sweeping glass roof and partake of a delicious traditional afternoon tea with all the trimmings – scones, jam and clotted cream, finger sandwiches, loose leaf or flowering teas, coffee and optional champagne.


 Charlie & the Chocolate Factory at One Aldwych

Chocolate lovers will melt for One Aldwych’s Charlie & The Chocolate Factory-inspired afternoon tea. Served in the hotel’s gorgeous lobby bar, the menu features homemade candyfloss, caramel chocolate milk as well as traditional fare. Indulge in the optional extra of a Cocktail Charlie – whisky, Grand Marnier Cherry and chocolate bitters topped with champagne.

Mad Hatter’s at Sanderson

Pop into the Sanderson restaurant at the eponymous 5-star hotel for a magical Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea. You’ll thoroughly appreciate this trip down the rabbit hole, with clever touches including vintage-book menus and quirky delicacies such as marshmallow mushrooms, carrot meringue and Swiss roll-style sandwiches that scream “eat me” and “drink me”.

 Sketch Gallery Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a colourful afternoon tea in this fabulous venue featuring pink decor and pieces by artist David Shrigley. Sketch Gallery offers up a cornucopia of edible delights including bright macarons, eclairs and fruit tarts as well as finger sandwiches with caviar, quail eggs, cucumber and asparagus.

Indian afternoon tea at Strand Palace Hotel

Spice up your afternoon tea with an Eastern twist on the British classic at the Strand Palace Hotel’s Lounge Bar. Taste authentic Indian flavours in a generous selection of inventive sweet and savoury dainties, washed down with beautifully fragranced cardamom chai.


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Ametsa with Arzak Instruction currently has a 4.5 out of 5 star TripAdvisor review rating from over 800 reviews.

British Museum Great Court Restaurant currently has 3.5 out of 5 star TripAdvisor review rating from over 650 reviews.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea currently has a 4 out of 5 star TripAdvisor review rating from over 700 reviews. And a certificate of excellence being ranked #14 0f 1253 Coffee & Tea in London.

Mad Hatters Tea at Sanderson currently has a 5 out of 5 star TripAdvisor review rating from over over 2300 reviews.

Sketch Gallery Afternoon Tea currently has a 4 out of 5 star TripAdvisor review rating from over 2000 reviews.

Strand Palace Hotel currently has a 4 out of 5 star TripAdvisor review rating from over 11 000 reviews.


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