There are some meals so quintessentially British that we can’t help but obsess over them. First, we gave you Sunday roast deliveries, then fish and chips to your door. More recently, there’s even been Pat Butcher-themed cocktails on the cards. But for those of you who have a hankering for dainty finger sandwiches and warm scones matched with loose leaf and bubbles, this is our guide to the best afternoon tea deliveries in London.
Lemon drizzle cake, chocolate Tiffin and raspberry Bakewell tarts are joined by tomato arancini, chorizo sausage rolls and a selection of sandwiched with Ham Yard's afternoon tea box. Get your order in before midday on Thursday for weekend delivery from one of the best hotel restaurants in London.
Specialising in all things sugar, Brigit’s Bakery is the home of themed foodie bus tours that take you past the city’s best landmarks. Steering clear of big red buses? Get a load of their afternoon tea hamper which pairs wholemeal sandwiches, mini cakes and scones topped with clotted cream with juice and tea in ceramic mugs.
The Chesterfield Mayfair is offering its award-winning afternoon teas for collection or delivery to neighbouring houses within W1, SW1 and SW3 postcodes. Throughout December, you'll be able to treat yourself to one of their festive-themed spreads, complete with a seasonal tea blend, gingerbread cupcakes, clementine macaroons and chocolate yule logs.
The English Cream Tea Company
When it comes to cream tea delivery, this service is showcasing the best of British. There’s a wide range on offer; from individual teas, jams and sweets to a vegan afternoon tea feasting box. Going all out? Bolt-on Champagne or opt for the luxury gourmet hamper which comes complete with apple pie tea, cheese scones and smoked salmon.
Located in the heart of Central London, Richoux is the go-to for fancy plates and afternoon tea…. and now you can get it to-go. Whether you’re after cream tea, finger sandwiches or the full traditional spread, there’s a bunch of options to choose from.
Fancy a fine afternoon tea at home? Dominique Ansel has come to your rescue, so now’s the time to skip the queue. That means sandwiches, cookies, cakes and, of course, cronuts. There’s also hampers packed with caramelized croissants, miniature meringues and other dainty bits.
Cutter & Squidge
Bringing chocolate brownies, 'dreamcake slices' and buttery scones straight to your doorstep, Cutter & Squidge has got your afternoon tea delivery sorted. Finishing off with fine loose-leaf in the form of English breakfast, Earl Grey and green tea, this elevated spread starts at £29.90 for two.
For more sugary inspo, check out our guide to cake and brownie deliveries in London.